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Founded in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Singapore, Burpple’s mission is to help people decide where to eat. Over 2 million people used Burpple in 2014. People share photo reviews and find trending places to eat through a visual guide. Join us in inspiring people to eat where locals love in cities around the world.

Burpple has been made possible because of the wonderful (if we may say so ourselves) people behind the company. Together we work smart and laugh as much as we can. We rely on the conversations and contributions of our amazing community of users who constantly motivate us, alongside copious amounts of kopi-gau siew dai and half boiled eggs. We frown at 20-hour work day declarations, and we rest on the success for our personal lives.


Sales & Client Success Manager (Singapore)

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. With increasing market adoption and 20,000 Singaporean business locations listed on Burpple, the business opportunities are tremendous. We are looking for passionate people who are seeking a career in sales, want to be part of a pioneering team working on our business services.


Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Manage a high volume of leads, conduct introductory calls and e-outreaches
  • Lead business development with brands
  • Close deals
  • Design pitches and materials that best represents our business values
  • Hear feedback from merchants and implement improvements to our business offerings
  • Be a Burpple Ambassador to local businesses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be versatile and hustle to get things done
  • 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 about building a product that fulfils our mission. 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?

  • Photo-centric discovery features (try out our latest apps here.)
  • Discover trending places in over 100 categories and neighborhoods
  • 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!



Burpple Summer Intern Program

Burpple won’t be Burpple without the amazing contributions from our intern network. We have the privilege of working with a group of talented and fresh individuals that have made a difference to our product, engineering, community, marketing & business teams. Burpple offers interns a growth company experience that will be valuable to your career. We are humbled by the strong post-internship track record that we’ve enjoyed. For our program in 2015, you’ll have the opportunity to apply yourself in the areas below.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Has used Burpple and is passionate about helping people decide where to eat
  • 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.
  • 3-6 month program; applicants have to commit to at least 3 months
  • Positions that have additional requirements are stated below

To find out more and apply, please submit your application here or email us at jobs@burpple.com


Areas of Development:


Community Marketing (Malaysia)
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.


Responsibilities:

  • Write - Write compelling food guides, manage Burpple's social media platforms and community newsletters and ensure the quality and accuracy of data
  • 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
  • Data - Mine massive amounts and perform large-scale data analysis to extract useful business insights
  • Apply learnings to improve search results to users
  • Design and pre-empt new neighborhoods and categories that will be helpful to users

Data Science (Singapore & Malaysia)
Burpple has become the fastest growing platform that connects people to over 40,000 business locations in Singapore & Malaysia. As such, it has collected a diverse set of visual, textual, unstructured data on businesses, which our Data Science team mines for insights that will propel our community and product forward. However, information is only as valuable as it is understood by decision-makers. We are looking for talented analysts, at all levels of experience and seniority, that can work cross-functionally with Data Scientists and business partners to improve our consumer experience and provide quality insights and actions.


Responsibilities:

  • Mine massive amounts and perform large-scale data analysis to extract useful business insights
  • Apply learnings to improve search results to users
  • Design and pre-empt new neighborhoods and categories that will be helpful to users
  • Work with backend software engineering to build scalable solutions and help automate data processing challenges

Product Engineering (Singapore)
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 Web/ 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. If you’re looking to build something that is used by millions, this is it. We believe that great product people use lots of products, so if you’re an active user of apps, we are listening.


Responsibilities:

  • Frontend: Think, design and execute ideas on the Web/ iOS/ Android platforms that reaches millions
  • Backend: Think, design and implement APIs and improve core functionalities
  • Work with the product team to bring ideas into reality

Additional requirements:

  • Experience shipping one or more iOS/Android apps, ideally currently available in an app store
  • Or experienced with web development
  • Experience of Objective-C/Java
  • Those who practice PDCA cycles
  • Github,online portfolio
  • Knowledge of HTML/JS/CSS,Ruby,Git

Product Design (Singapore)
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:

  • Conceptualize and implement the visual language of Burpple
  • Develop pixel perfect Photoshop comps for our iOS/ Android/ Web platforms
  • Create and advance site-wide style guides
  • Storyboard/prototype UX experiences
  • Help people decide where to eat through your designs

Additional requirements:

  • 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

Business Marketing (Singapore)
Burpple’s core value 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. You will design and implement ideas to educate businesses about Burpple’s services.


Responsibilities:

  • Design pitches and programs that best represents our business values
  • Manage a high volume of leads, conduct introductory calls, educate clients on the power of Burpple, and help close deals
  • Manage accounts and implement business services
  • Be a Burpple Ambassador to local businesses

Bonus skills:

  • Experienced with Photoshop

To find out more and apply, please submit your application here or email us at jobs@burpple.com