Hopper is taking the travel industry by storm. The mobile app makes booking travel on your phone easy and fast. Through the combination of data and algorithms, the app is continuously finding ways to save users money. Whether it's by predicting how much that hotel you've been considering staying at will cost on the date of your travel, or if it's analyzing airfare data, Hopper is the traveler's go-to guide.
The company's goal is to build a travel marketplace that is strictly centered around the customers who use it. At Hopper, they believe everyone should have the opportunity to travel around Earth. That's why they strive to make traveling cheaper and easier.
The app was founded by a small group of people who wanted to change the travel industry. By combining big data with technology, this group was able to provide innovative solutions for problems facing travel planning. But along the way, a couple of developers, designers, data scientists, creatives, and travel junkies joined the party. Now the over 300-person company is operating on a fun-loving team who enjoys solving challenges together.
The people who are behind the company name are people who are excited about having an impact on the travel industry. At Hopper, you don't just have a chance to impact and change the company, but an entire industry as well. By changing how the world books travel, employees at Hopper definitely have a global impact. It's these people that the leadership at Hopper believes in. Hopper believes that in order to create the best product, you've got to start with the best team. That's why the Hopper Leadership Principles aren't just something that's painted on a wall. Rather the principles bring a focus to being the best team. The principles are:
The Hopper team is based in Boston, Montreal and New York. Employees are presented with amazing opportunities to learn and advance their careers. As part of the company's principles, employees understand there is a high standard set at Hopper. When it comes to hiring people, Hopper uses that bar to hire only the best and brightest minds who are ready to tackle challenges. As long as you're willing to embrace your full potential, you'll fit right in.
The culture at Hopper has been known as a super collaborative environment where everyone is constantly learning from each other. The environment fosters a place where different teams and departments are in constant communication. And since it's a work environment where communication is key, there's no room for micromanaging. You're free to work using your own process as long as it gets the job done. Employees have said that Hopper really embraces autonomy.
The work at Hopper is fast-paced and exciting. You can rest easy that the only constant in this job is that it's always changing. This ever-changing workplace drives career opportunities. With projects and priorities always changing, you can always take on more responsibilities. As long as you're willing to take ownership over your work, you will have opportunity after opportunity to advance your career. And while the work can be demanding at times, it will always be rewarding at Hopper.
From ukulele players to developers, everyone comes from such unique and different backgrounds at Hopper. Colleagues say the company has a wide-range of personalities within its walls. Hopper believes that every experience shapes each person differently. The ideas that come from a diverse workplace are ones that are world-changing. That's why Hopper prides itself on being inclusive of everyone.
The team at Hopper moves together quickly and efficiently. They're always coming up with the next big idea to shape the future. And they're always working together. Like literally always. The whiteboards in the Hopper offices are always being used by a team or department. Every meeting is filled with crazy ideas, and some good ones. If you visit the espresso machine, you might even find a couple of colleagues brainstorming together while they wait for their coffee. The strong bonds that come from this team mentality are some that will last a lifetime. Employees have said that the relationships that are made within Hopper are ones that will last a long time.
With a fun, exciting company like Hopper, you weren't expecting normal perks of the job were you? Because that just couldn't be further from the truth. At Hopper, they want you to learn something new every day. To inspire you, they host French classes, book clubs, board game nights, forensic Fridays, lunchtime debates and table time. And it's not one of those places where you rush home at 5. If you did, you might miss the barbecues, happy hours or one of the other fun off-site events.
Speaking of lunch, food is something Hopper doesn't joke around about.That's why employees get to enjoy catered lunches, Montreal bagels, kombucha on tap, craft beer, unlimited snacks and an espresso machine. Hopper also provides full coverage of medical, dental, vision, life and long-term and short-term disability insurance plans.
The company offers competitive salary, company stock options, commuter benefits and retirement plans. And if you need a day off (which sounds insane with the numerous amount of fun activities outside of work) feel free to take vacation when you need to. Employees also enjoy a flexible work schedule that allows them to leave early or work from home.
From forensic Fridays to the collaborative work environment, it's easy to see why so many people love working at Hopper.
The Organization’s MissionTo help travelers make better decisions about where to go, and when to fly and buy.
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Of the 300 employees at Hopper, 15.8% attended Appalachian State University. Employees at Hopper most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Certificate.
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Hopper employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a Hopper employee was by Kenneth Hopper. Kenneth Hopper donated $5,500 to the Republican Party.
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