MagicLab

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‘Who are MagicLab?’ you might be wondering. We’re the team behind dating apps like Badoo and Bumble. We’re driven by our mission to help build relationships.

If you enjoy the startup vibe but with the money, experience and scale to deliver world-class projects, this is the place for you. You’ll be joining a world-class team of over 300 engineers and impacting the lives of over 500 million people across the globe. Things move quickly here and you’ll have a real chance to make your mark.

MagicLab is led by Whitney Wolfe Herd (founder of Bumble and 30 Most Important Women Under 30), we were recently valued at $3bn and App Annie recognised us as a top 10 app company worldwide.

We’re a diverse, international bunch and our London team are based in amazing offices in Soho, with perks to match. Our offices are designed to be a home away from home with a large outdoor terrace, on site hair salon and newly opened collaborative space, where you can enjoy your free breakfast, lunch and dinner and unlimited snacks. We also have a daily 3pm treat and regular parties and socials.

Learn more about dating brands:

Badoo

Badoo has over 425 million users in 190 markets. In 2019, the brand relaunched with a “Date honestly” campaign identifying as the platform that enables people to authentically express who they are and what they really want. Badoo aims to tackle some of the issues that prevent people from feeling like they can date honestly, such as poor body image or stigma surrounding mental health. You may have heard our podcast series with Mel B aka Scary Spice called The Truth Flirts where we explore all of these topics in detail with some special guests!

Bumble

Bumble was first founded to challenge the antiquated rules of dating. Now, Bumble empowers users to connect with confidence whether dating, networking, or meeting friends online. We’ve made it not only necessary but acceptable for women to make the first move, shaking up outdated gender norms. We prioritise kindness and respect, providing a safe online community for users to build new relationships. Bumble has 55m users worldwide. There are over 2bn matches per day and over 1bn first moves have already been made.

MagicLab Fun Facts

● 500m users worldwide

● 48 languages used globally

● 500k new users per day

● 650+ employees globally (offices in London, Moscow and Austin)

● Top 10 app company worldwide based on revenue (and we’re the only UK company on the list!)

● Recently valued at $3bn

● Group CEO: Whitney Wolfe Herd (Founder of Bumble)

 

Diversity & Inclusion

MagicLab is an equal opportunities employer. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law.

The strength of our workforce is made up of people from diverse backgrounds. All individuals here will be treated in a fair and equal manner based on the principles of professional merit. We commit to making any and all reasonable adjustments to your working conditions if you are disabled or impaired. It is important to remember that although some disabilities are apparent, many widely occurring disabilities, such as mental ill-health, epilepsy, diabetes and dyslexia are often not immediately evident. We are keen that applicants who have an ongoing disability make us aware of this, so we can make sure we can provide the most appropriate help and support

 

Benefits

tick Flexible working tick Paid Maternity
tick Maternity Benefits tickPrivate health and dental cover
tickGenerous bonus scheme tickMentoring – yearly training benefit
tickAnnual Leave tickGender Pay Gap published
tickInclusion & Diversity Strategy tickDouble contribution pension scheme up to 3% contribution by employee
tickOther Relocation package if required — Clear and realistic promotion structure — Flexible hours — Free fresh food in the office all day, unlimited drinks & snacks — Massage at your desk every day — Conference & event tickets — Regular parties and socials — Latest equipment: MacBook Pros, iPads, iPhones, you name it — Discounted gym membership. A range of other amazing freebies.

 

Awards & Accreditations

  • 20 Best UK Companies By Workplace Culture, CMI / Glassdoor, 2017
  • Best Companies Accreditation, Best Companies, 2015
  • Merchant Spotlight Winner, Merchant Risk Council, 2014
  • Most Innovative Companies – Industries Top 10 – Web/ Internet (#10), Fast Company, 2012
  • Europe’s 100 Hottest Startups (#6), Wired Magazine, 2012

 

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