4 NYC dream jobs (and their awesome perks)

by Taylor Majewski
February 16, 2016

Looking for a career change? One of the greatest aspects of being part of New York City’s startup community are the abundance of jobs that allow people to lead, create and innovate. If you’re looking to get your foot in the door in one of these jobs, we’ve rounded up a few of the coolest positions open right now:


International Digital Producer at 

What you will do: As the Digital Producer for Casper’s international markets, you will be a key contributor on a fast-moving cross-functional team spanning tech, design and marketing data. In this role, you will provide thought leadership on how to balance local and global needs for Casper’s website and ensure international customers have a seamless experience using the product.

Why you want to work there: Casper is a sleep startup that has grown into one of the fastest growing consumer brands of all time. Company perks include competitive salary and equity, health insurance, fitness stipend, lots of free food and unlimited naps!

What they are looking for: Someone who is willing to travel, brings a solid e-commerce background, is passionate about user experience and technology development and is fun to work with.



Creative Producer at 

What you will do: As a Creative Producer for Compass you will oversee the production of creative projects and collaborate with other project managers to execute creative work. You will work on a variety of creative projects including those that touch the brand, products and agents.

Why you want to work there: This opportunity will allow you to work with various mediums and on many different types of projects. In addition, Compass offers catered lunches, subsidized dinners, full health benefits, paid paternity (4 weeks) and maternity (12 weeks) leave, unlimited sick days, a flexible work from home schedule, gym reimbursement, monthly happy hours, and wellness events.

What they are looking for: Someone with four or more years of experience producing content internally or at an agency. This person will possess video production capabilities and a portfolio of projects in this area.


AI Interaction Designer at 

What you will do: Own the AI voices of the virtual scheduling assistants, “Amy” and “Andrew,” from end to end—this includes the emails she sends when scheduling meetings, communicating with customers about issues and crafting marketing materials from Amy or Andrew. You will also be responsible for designing new skills that Amy and Andrew should learn and collect feedback about the assistants’ performances.

Why you want to work there: X.ai is building the artificial intelligence of the future. Also, company perks include team outings, self-managed paid vacation, sick time and a gym membership.

What they are looking for: Someone with a B.A. in English, Theater, Psychology or Communications who is an all-star communicator, has a background in character development and is extremely comfortable with technology.



UI/UX Designer at 

We're on 18th street between 5th and 6th Avenue. Which means we're both easy to get to and around a lot of great food and drinks.

What you will do: Design VR interfaces and interaction flows, create engaging designs and layouts at both high level conceptual architecture and low level graphic identity, research field-specific interface designs and work with the design team to create consistency across all platforms.

Why you want to work there: LiveLike is making the most intuitive VR experience yet and the company’s designers are at the forefront of this field. This job will grant you the opportunity to pioneer one of the most mass-market applications of VR and leave your mark on the emerging industry. Company perks include access to VR technology and free lunch.

What they are looking for: Someone who has experience with interaction design, UX/UI, typography, 2D and/or 3D animation and the ability to create high-quality visual and interactive prototypes.


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