Not quite the right fit for you? Do refer a friend instead, we’re happy to pay a 3000€ referral bonus.
Or if you feel you could contribute in a way that’s not listed yet, send us a nice brief mail anyway. Explain why you might be a good fit, and we’ll be in touch.
Life at Small Improvements
We have one of the most amazing offices, we love what we do and blog about it, and we travel to learn new things. The entire company already met in New York, Austin, San Francisco, Canada and more recently Lisbon to celebrate success-stories and to brainstorm our roadmap. But we also love the small things, meeting customers, decorating the office and attending or sponsoring local conferences and events. Check our video and slideshows for some impressions.
We’re always looking for smart people
Join an enthusiastic team and work with us on a product customers love to use!
Some perks you’ll enjoy when working at SI
Our Berlin office is as welcoming and cozy as an office can be. Team rooms with doors and plenty of shared space allow for focused work. Take the tour.
Our greatest perk is a carefully selected team of smart, welcoming, and very international people. To help you join us, we cover €1k of your relocation costs.
Our default work machine is a 13 inch MBP Retina with SSD, 16GB RAM and two screens. A comparable Windows or Linux machine is just as fine of course.
You’ll get a €2k education budget and 3 paid days so you can attend conferences, buy books or take online courses. Training also “just happens” on the job of course.
German Course (Berlin)
For those joining the Berlin HQ, we’ll cover 80% of the costs of an intense 12-week German course. You can take it all at once, or in segments. Up to you!
Trip to the US or EU
We love to travel, and you may join our annual one-week trip to the US to meet customers and the US team. Or to Berlin, if you’re in the US.
Although we’re a startup, we don’t believe in overtime. It’s a strict 40h work week, and if you happen to log more hours, please take a day off the next week.
Transparency is very dear to us. We publish our revenues once a quarter (see the latest one here), so you can imagine that our intranet is even more transparent.
Be involved in every part of the process
Compared with other players in the Berlin ecosystem, we’re tiny. But since we’re able to focus and use the best tools efficiently, we’re getting stuff done despite being small. And you’ll be involved in every part of the process. You can plan, develop and deploy entire features from start to finish, including talking to beta clients, incorporating their feedback, and then writing the release notes when your creation goes live. It’s still teamwork and you don’t have to do it all on your own — but team sizes are rarely larger than 3.
So your voice will be heard when we make product- and design decisions. In fact, quite often you will be that voice! We encourage every employee to propose feature ideas.
We have some very demanding clients, so developing and supporting great features is not a walk in the park. Your work will probably go through multiple iterations before we launch it, and there will be plenty of discussions and prototypes before we’re happy. But once a feature is launched, and demanding clients such as Reddit and Soundcloud just love it, then the hard work has truly paid off, and your name will be on it!
Work for amazing clients
Speaking of which: We work with some of the world’s top companies. We work with their representatives on a daily basis, get feedback from their UI experts, and discuss technical details with their IT team. We demo our new features to their HR staff, and help them if they have any questions. Learn what they say about Small Improvements on our Customer testimonials page.
News from our blogs
We’re excited to introduce the Helpful Resources sidebar, a big step towards helping team members write meaningful feedback and better prepare for performance conversations.
There’s a recognition gap between the rock stars and the roadies in your team. Start praising the unsung heroes to create a happy and productive team.
Want to foster a culture of ongoing feedback? Check out what’s new in our 1:1 Meetings feature. We’ve also tweaked our Obectives feature to give you a better goal-setting experience.
We’re pleased to announce an update to our Praise Wall. Now you can customize Praise Wall in more detail to reflect your company.
Small Improvements talked with HR professionals from three of Berlin’s most successful startups to discover how they created a culture of employee recognition.
Is internal mobility the way to keep talented employees from leaving your company too soon?