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At Burpple, our vision is for everyone to eat like a local in any city around the world. Over 2 million people have used Burpple to discover and rediscover cities like Singapore -- where food is the constantly evolving epicentre of life. Burpple has been made possible because of the wonderful (if we may say so ourselves) people behind the product. Together we work smart, laugh as much as we can everyday, and sometimes pretend to be chefs. We rely on the conversations and contributions of our amazing community of Burpplers to constantly motivate us, alongside copious amounts of kopi-peng and prawn siew mai from the coffeeshop downstairs. We frown at 20-hour work day declarations, and we strive for success in our personal lives too. Join us in creating a world that inspires the best local food knowledge and discovery!


Community Manager (Singapore & Kuala Lumpur)

This position starts in 2015.

Burpple wouldn't be the same without our hungry, passionate community of users. Our Community department’s mission is twofold -- to engage our discoverers, and to reward the most enthusiastic Burpplers in the community, aka the Burpple Tastemakers. We do this by writing compelling food guides, and by bringing our Tastemakers together during monthly offline events. We believe in creating a community of like-minded people who bond over their common love for food, allowing them to expand their personal networks. Having conversations and listening to our users is very important to us in our constant pursuit of improving our product and services. If you love interacting with people and subscribe to "live to eat", we want you on the team!

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Write - Write compelling food guides, manage Burpple's social media platforms and community newsletters
  • Inspire - Manage and inspire the community to share accurate reviews
  • Events - Conceptualize, negotiate, plan and execute cool, fun and buzz-worthy (big wow factor!) events/parties.
  • Marketing outreach - Connect with the right local organizations & barter weekly newsletter sponsorships for promotion of Burpple.
  • PR - Work with local press and bloggers to get Burpple reviewed, mentioned and featured on various online and offline publications.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with writing lifestyle/ food related articles
  • Experience with social media management & community building
  • Photoshop skills are a plus

Send in your application to jobs@burpple.com if you're feeling hungry!

This position is currently located in Singapore. Being able to work in Singapore at Burpple headquarters is a requirement. But if you're based around the region, please do drop us a note and we'd like to talk!



Student Ambassadors (For Singapore, Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok)

This position starts in 2015.

Burpple would be nothing without our hungry, passionate community of users. The Community department’s mission is the education and engagement of our Tastemakers and discoverers. We do this by bringing people together through events where our community meet us and each other, share experiences and expand their networks locally and abroad. We also influence discoverers through our deep knowledge and passion for the city. Through our conversations with the community we gain feedback on how to improve our service and product. We are also dedicated to recognising and rewarding our most enthusiastic users. If you love people and passionate about eating, we want you on the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Be versatile and have inspiring knowledge of the city
  • Research, critique, write, propose, debate.
  • Cook or bake cookies (informally with close co-workers) and get the team to go for lunch.
  • Unparalleled Google-fu or other methods of asking the internet
  • Mad ability to learn and adapt to ANYTHING

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Has used Burpple and is passionate and opinionated about this whole collaborative food guide discovery thing.
  • Is probably a student, or a recently graduated one. If you’re not a student but think an internship would still be a good fit, apply anyway and let us know why.

Send in your application to jobs@burpple.com if you're feeling hungry!



Sales & Client Success Manager

This is a full-time position and starts in 2015.

Burpple’s core mission is to connect people to local businesses, and our business services brings us a step closer to fulfilling this mission. We do this by connecting businesses to our audience in an effective and respectful way. We are looking for passionate people who are seeking a career in sales and marketing, want to be part of a hardworking team, and are eager for professional development.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Manage a high volume of leads, conduct introductory calls, educate clients on the power of Burpple, and help close deals
  • Make a high-volume outbound calls to local business owners each day
  • Work within a fast paced team environment
  • Design pitches and programs that best represents our business values
  • Be a Burpple Ambassador to local businesses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be versatile and hustle to get things done
  • Must commit to 40 hours per week
  • Past sales experience that would be relevant to this role is preferred
  • Implement feedback, be a quick learner, and identify opportunities
  • Passionate and opinionated about local food and drinks business

Send in your application to jobs@burpple.com if you're feeling hungry!

This position is currently located in Singapore. Being able to work in Singapore at Burpple headquarters is a requirement. But if you're based around the region, please do drop us a note and we'd like to talk!



iOS/ Android Engineer (Full time & Internship position)

This is a full-time position and starts in 2015.

We’re looking for product-aware engineers who are thoughtful, responsible and passionate builders who appreciate user experience. We’re looking for someone who is not only well versed in iOS or Android development, but also has a strong understanding of good UX and isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty in backend code. We believe that great product people use lots of products, so if you’re an active user of apps, we are listening.


Why is iOS and Android important at Burpple?

Mobile represents 70% of our monthly active users and this is growing. Mobile uniquely enables our users to recommend, receive relevant recommendations and influence the city. Because of the unique form-factor of mobile, we put a particular emphasis on the user-experience design. Our apps have been featured in the Apple App Store (Main app store, Best New App) and Google Play Store (Main feature).


What are examples of work that iOS engineers have done at Burpple?

  • Discovery features that guides the laziest of users to the hottest places by neighborhoods, categories or what’s near you
  • An app that caters to users from 140 countries worldwide
  • Increasingly we are building functionality that only exists on mobile.

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • Experience shipping one or more iOS/Android apps, ideally currently available in an app store
  • Experience of Objective-C/Java (minimum 1 year)
  • Those who practice PDCA cycles
  • Github,online portfolio
  • Knowledge of HTML/JS/CSS,Ruby,Git

Send in your application to jobs@burpple.com if you're feeling hungry!

This position is currently located in Singapore. Being able to work in Singapore at Burpple headquarters is a requirement. But if you're based around the region, please do drop us a note and we'd like to talk!



Product Design Intern

This position starts in 2015.

Burpple is looking for a talented UI designer to help us visualize the future of food and travel. Our recommendation service is supported through a uniquely simple user interface. You must have developed a desire to build a product experience that is end-to-end. Join us to hone your skills and shape designs that will be used by millions of users in multiple cities.

An online portfolio required to apply.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Concept and implement the visual language of Burpple
  • Develop pixel perfect Photoshop comps
  • Create and advance site-wide style guides
  • Storyboard/prototype UX experiences
  • Present at weekly product meetings

Experience:

  • A diverse portfolio that exhibits excellent use of typography, color, imagery, and graphic elements
  • Knowledge of front end markup: HTML/CSS/JQuery/other
  • Image compression best practices
  • Full knowledge of Adobe CS
  • Information design skills
  • You've unpackaged at least one Apple product

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience designing for mobile devices
  • Icon design
  • Ability to measure pixels by eye
  • Experience in user testing
  • Your favorite color is in Pantone

Send in your application to jobs@burpple.com if you're feeling hungry!

This internship is currently located in Singapore. Being able to work in Singapore at Burpple headquarters is a requirement. But if you're based around the region, please do drop us a note and we'd like to talk!