26-50 employees
Series C
AdTech
B2B
Marketing & Sales Tech
Mobile
SaaS

Swirl Company Overview

Swirl is an in-store mobile marketing platform provider that is helping retailers leverage the power of mobile to attract and influence consumers while they shop in retail stores. The Swirl platform combines a next-generation, web-based marketing console with proprietary in-store sensors and mobile apps to deliver micro-targeted digital content and real-time, personalized offers to consumers' smartphones.

With the Swirl platform, retailers are able to drive store traffic, understand the preferences and behaviors of in-store shoppers, and increase retail purchase rates. Kenneth Cole, Timberland, and Alex and Ani are among the first national retailers to deploy the new technology at their retail stores in New York and Boston.

The company is led by an accomplished entrepreneurial team with deep consumer mobile, digital media and advertising, social marketing and e-commerce experience. Swirl is backed by top-tier investors including SoftBank Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Longworth Venture Partners.

Jobs at Swirl

 

Job Category

2 Jobs Listed
Boston |

Digital Designer

Boston, MA

Swirl is seeking a talented Digital Designer with strong graphics capabilities who will be responsible for designing all marketing and sales materials as well as ensuring the company’s corporate brand identity is maintained in all touchpoints.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with a highly accomplished, entrepreneurial sales and marketing team to build materials that highlight Swirl’s unique platform capabilities. These materials include sales presentations, printed collateral, emails, conference displays and more. (Built in PowerPoint, Keynote and Adobe Creative Suite.)
  • Manage and update the company’s corporate website (built on WordPress).
  • Design and manage corporate emails/newsletters (built in HubSpot) sent to an internally-managed prospect database of leading retailers, brands, agencies, analysts and channel partners.
  • Provide creative support for in-store mobile marketing campaigns run by leading retailers and brands through Swirl’s marketing platform.
  • Conduct ongoing research of mobile design and user interface best practices.

Requirements

  • 4+ years in digital design with experience in designing enterprise marketing materials and/or consumer marketing materials for ecommerce/advertising/tech/mobile business.
  • Master in Adobe Creative Suite or Sketch
  • Strong skill set and experience with PowerPoint, Keynote, WordPress and Hubspot (or other email management system)
  • Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering highly-polished designs under tight time constraints.
  • Experience at a design-focused technology company, design firm, or creative agency desired.
  • Creative approach to problem solving, innovation and issue resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and as a presenter.
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of analytical ability and intellectual curiosity.
  • Working knowledge of HTML / CSS.
  • BA/BS degree required.

Click below to apply. Please include resume and cover letter.

Boston |

Software Engineer, Back End

 

Swirl is seeking an enthusiastic software developer who wants to be part of a fast-paced, expanding software development team to help craft the next generation of mobile marketing and advertising products at Swirl. This role is responsible for developing key pieces of Swirl’s backend infrastructure. The ideal candidate should have excellent software development skills, great attention to detail and willingness to learn. He/she will work with other server engineers on implementing and maintaining Swirl’s advertising platform capable of serving millions of users.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Swirl’s backend infrastructure.
  • Code and test side-by-side with other talented developers and designers to drive the evolution and expansion of Swirl’s technology.
  • Play an integral part in technical project delivery with uncompromising quality.

Responsibilities

  • 3-7 years of professional software development experience.
  • Knowledge of one or more modern programming languages (Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.).
  • Hands on experience with database design and optimization using Postgres, MySQL, SQLServer or Oracle.
  • Experience developing cloud based, high traffic, multi-user applications.
  • Working knowledge of the LAMP stack.
  • Familiar with AWS services (EC2, RDS, Kinesis, S3, Redshift)
  • Proven ability to work in a small fast-paced start-up team.
  • Self-motivated and self-managed with a high degree of analytical ability and intellectual curiosity.
  • BS or Masters in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Click below to apply. Please include resume and cover letter.

40 Broad St, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Swirl is an in-store mobile marketing platform provider that is helping retailers leverage the power of mobile to attract and influence consumers while they shop in retail stores. The Swirl platform combines a next-generation, web-based marketing console with proprietary in-store sensors and mobile apps to deliver micro-targeted digital content and real-time, personalized offers to consumers' smartphones.

With the Swirl platform, retailers are able to drive store traffic, understand the preferences and behaviors of in-store shoppers, and increase retail purchase rates. Kenneth Cole, Timberland, and Alex and Ani are among the first national retailers to deploy the new technology at their retail stores in New York and Boston.

The company is led by an accomplished entrepreneurial team with deep consumer mobile, digital media and advertising, social marketing and e-commerce experience. Swirl is backed by top-tier investors including SoftBank Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Longworth Venture Partners.

Blog

May 10, 2018
With 90% of retail sales taking place in brick and mortar stores, savvy retailers are doubling down on their in-store marketing strategies and technologies to drive cross-channel improvements in the customer experience. And, now with enterprise hardware providers embedding digital location signals into their retail offerings, retail marketers are leveraging these signals to bridge the digital and physical worlds to enhance their omnichannel marketing strategies. We’re proud that Swirl is helpi...
May 7, 2018
BOSTON, MA—Swirl Networks, Inc., the leading indoor mobile location platform provider, has been awarded the 2018 Silver Stevie® for Technical Innovation of the Year at the 16th Annual American Business Awards, which honors workplace achievements in businesses across the country. Swirl was recognized for the advancements in omnichannel marketing that it is bringing to leading brick and mortar retailers. The company previously received a Stevie Award for Technical Innovation of the Year in 2017...
May 3, 2018
In today’s data-rich advertising landscape, marketers benefit from access to robust campaign analytics to make informed decisions on marketing mix and advertising spend. With endless advertising choices, marketers try to make an apples to apples comparison between key campaign metrics like “campaign lift” to compare competing advertising vehicles. Unfortunately, differences between the way that lift is measured by your measurement provider result in an inability to conduct a direct compari...
April 18, 2018
BOSTON, MA – Swirl Networks, Inc., the leading indoor mobile location platform provider, announced today that its Mobile Presence Marketing platform has been selected as a finalist in the Most Innovative Ad Technology category for the 22nd Annual MITX Awards. Held annually by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, the awards recognize excellence in concepts and creations in marketing and technology produced or developed in New England. Swirl’s Mobile Presence Marketing platf...
April 12, 2018
By now, you’ve probably heard about the many ways that Swirl’s industry-leading mobile presence marketing platform is enabling retailers to harness the power of indoor mobile location to generate greater value from every shopper visit. But if you’re still waiting for that beacon rollout or infrastructure upgrade to get BLE signals in your store, you may be wondering what can be done NOW to advance your mobile marketing efforts. The good news is that Swirl can help. Did you know that in add...