Careers

kimkim is building the next generation travel company. We are a team of experienced travel entrepreneurs based in Palo Alto, California. In the past we built some of the world's most successful travel apps, with hundreds of millions of users. However, while we like today's online travel products, we felt that something is missing so we started working on a new idea.


Editor / Content Manager

Kimkim is hiring a self-motivated content specialist who is obsessed with great travel writing and is interested in managing a team of writers from across the globe.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has an authentic and palpable enthusiasm for travel and adventure
  • Shares the same level of enthusiasm for great travel writing
  • Has a keen sense of what separates great travel writing from generic travel articles
  • Loves editing, cares about punctuation, and continually makes their work better
  • Would be excited about managing a team of writers from around the world
  • Has the ability to focus single-mindedly on the task at hand, while simultaneously managing numerous projects (and the calm perspective to prioritize intelligently)
Responsibilities:
  • Help define and cultivate kimkim’s core writing style
  • Come up with and assign new articles to our writers
  • Edit and publish articles submitted by kimkim’s writers
  • Scale our content production from 3-10 new articles per week
  • Map out content for our new travel destinations
  • Hire, manage, and bring writers up to speed on working with kimkim
  • Research, monitor, and analyze key analytics around content production
  • Manage content marketing on our social media channels
Opportunities to grow

Since we are a young, fast-growing company there will be many opportunities to grow with kimkim. With this role, you’ll be coming in at management position where we assume you have strong organizational, communication, and management skills. Having great content is critical for us, and we will be looking for someone who has the potential to be a key player in our team and can grow with the company.

Important details

You will work full-time out of our office in downtown Palo Alto, so you will need to be comfortable with your daily commute.


Traveler Support Specialist

We are starting to build out our traveler support team.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has 2 - 5 years of experience in hands on customer support
  • Has strong communication skills, both verbal (phone calls with travelers) as well as written (inbound / outbound communication with travelers)
  • Ideally loves and understands travel from personal experience
Responsibilities:
  • Help support travelers during planning and decision stages of their trips
  • Answer any questions that come up (email, chat, phone)
  • Help build a repository of FAQs and other traveler support content
  • Help craft and edit traveler itineraries

UI Designer / Visual Interaction Designer

We are looking for a full-time User Interface Designer to join our team in Palo Alto.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Has 1-3 years experience designing digital interfaces (as a UI, IaD or Visual Designer)
  • Has strong visualization and communication design skills
  • Can design and prototype digital concepts directions (for mobile and desktop)
  • Loves prototyping and working at a fast pace
  • Embraces user-centered design
  • Ideally has experience designing websites and mobile apps
Experience with:
  • Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch
  • Digital Prototyping Tools (Flinto, Invision, Proto.io, AE, Keynote etc)
  • Designing user flows and wireframes
  • Translating user flows and interactions into visual design

We’d love to see your portfolio of work showcasing some of the things you worked on.


iOS / Android Engineers

We are looking for a full-time iOS and Android engineers to join our team in Palo Alto.

We are looking for people who:
  • Have 2-5 years experience building iOS and/or Android apps & have strong analytical skills
  • Can build high quality software at an incredibly fast pace
  • Are excited to work on cutting edge products in close cooperation with our world class product and design people
  • Want nothing more than to be part of an ambitious, passionate team who are devoted to building a household global travel brand
You have experience with:
  • Creating iOS and/or Android apps, as well other consumer facing technologies and/or scalable backend systems
  • Building great software that works robustly
  • Successfully working in teams
  • Working at a high pace