Work for Woot!

It's not just a job - it's paid employment.

Believe it or not, these bags don't stuff themselves full of crap. Woot employs a varied assortment of human beings to sell things, buy things, process things, repair things, and accomplish all those other tasks Lloyd Dobler is too good for. Take a look at the open positions below. If you think you can put up with us enough to get one of them done, email your resume (as a plain text, Word, or PDF attachment) to:

We'll get back to you if we're interested. In maybe hiring you, we mean. Not anything intimate. You seem nice, but we're kinda seeing somebody right now.

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Deals.Woot Associate
(Woot Workshop, Carrollton, TX)

The hardest work of the lonely security guard? Knowing good from bad. Is that sound a lonely wolf? Or is it a burglar disguised as the sound of a lonely wolf? By the time you can see them face to face, it’s too late. You’ve been burgled or devoured. You’ve got to just know. And you’ve got to just know quickly.

We bring this up because, as a Deals.Woot associate, you’ll have to quickly tell who is part of the hungry yet savage wolfpack and who is a horrible no-good scammer. You’ll need to provide assistance to retailers and community members while sending the riff raff to their doom. It’ll take good judgement, solid understanding of the moderation guidelines, the skills to identify and engage new advertisers for both the Banner and Sponsored Deal advertising programs plus implement reporting mechanisms to track progress against goals and the ability to comprehend private messages that appear to be written by a furious eight year old. Can you do all that? Can you?

In this job, you’ll learn: the names of certain posters well before you learn the name of the guy in the desk next to you.

Intangible benefits: hahahahaha.

Potential hazards: HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the one who can telepathically command wolves, hopefully.

Worst part of the job: figuring out what that laughter is all about.

Make sure you bring: experience at turning a team of no-good criminals into the finest fighting force World War II has ever seen. And if you don’t have that, be committed to real, solid, honest moderation. Of wolves.


  • Engage with the Deals.woot community to improve customer experience
  • Use good judgment and awareness of existing moderation guidelines, ensure is presented in a manner that enhances the customer experience. I.E. Edit title, tags, pictures and expiring outdated deals
  • Responsible for responding to community tattles (up to 200 per day) on a daily basis
  • Communicate our posting guidelines with new retailers to prevent spamming
  • Review and moderate the forum to ensure our customer has a user-friendly experience. This includes deleting and editing offensive content, adding photos to deals and assign key words to the offers for a better search experience
  • Research products from affiliate retailers and evaluate and post deals that are relevant and appealing to the Deals.woot customers
  • Load creative assets for paid Sponsored Deal advertisers
  • Identify and engage new advertisers for both Banner and Sponsored Deals placements. Work with potential advertisers to secure client contact information
  • Respond promptly to customers. On occasion, will act as the banner Ad Sales manager responsible for creating ad campaigns in our ad server, loading ad campaigns, creating ad proofs and performance reports for the advertising customer
  • Produce ad performance reporting from our third party ad networks
  • Become proficient in Google and other Network advertising reporting tools (I.E. ADx, AdSense, Casale Media)
  • Analyze performance data on banner ad units: CPM values and click through rate performance
  • Escalate any issues (from a customer experience to an advertiser) promptly to manager

Basic Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • Client Service or sales support experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong performance record in a transactional sales environment
  • Ability to succeed in a dynamic, loosely structured sales environment

Woot Workshop is an equal opportunity employer.

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Sr. Manager, Accessories and Marketplace
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

In a tug-of-war, you’re the strong and mighty anchor, yelling WHY CAN’T YOU FOOLS PULL HARDER. In a squirt gun fight, you’d be standing beside the water hose, but unleashing a moist barrage on those who might otherwise enwetten your pals. You set the plays you execute, you push the bobsled before you leap on, and you sit in the front of the roller coaster beside the friend you had to talk into sharing the seat. You lead, but you lead by example. Which is good, because who needs somebody who can’t do the job telling people how to act?

You can obsess over customers while building a compelling selection, You can demonstrate effective cross-functional leadership with partners in inventory management, operations, and marketing but still laugh with the content team about what a horrible freakin’ sentence this is. And you can bring new products to market like you were This Little Piggie. Is that you? Yeah? Hey, then you’re about to crush this job like it was a can of orange soda.

In this job, you’ll learn: the same thing Alexander the Great learned: when in doubt, just cut the knot in half and get back to marching on Persia.

Intangible benefits: If you do it right? Persia!

Potential hazards: Persia doesn’t really exist any more, so you might want to pick a better goal. Maybe you could just try to win a “Best Sales” award or your department’s “Most Congenial” trophy.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: really good at coordinating team-ups so that every hero ends up at the right place at the right time for a reasonable cost in a way that generates a successful sell-through and profit.

Worst part of the job: When you get caught pretending the products are your superhero team. Oh, are the other VMs gonna tease YOU!

Make sure you bring: A magic ring that gives you the power of managing and driving a full P&L, team-building, management, planning, forecasting, and driving an online business while still leaving you to develop clear thinking and business rationale for new features & services as you interact with operations and technology development teams at Woot and Amazon. If you don’t have such a ring, you’ll need to demonstrate mastery of those skills. If you DO have such a ring, please tell us where you found it?


  • Drive top and bottom line and optimize all inputs to the business including Selection, Pricing, Promotion, Vendor Terms; owns or influences all inputs to the P/L including headcount expenses, marketing expenses, and capital expenditures. Delivers rapid selection expansion, smart pricing, efficient inventory management, margin improvements and top notch customer experience.
  • Grow and develop a team of top-performing buyers and buying operations staff. Demonstrate strong leadership and critical thinking. Manage the details; must be ready to monitor and audit all key inputs.
  • Build strategic partnerships with all key vendors in each subcategory thru effective communication of the Woot pitch, educating current and potential vendors on all opportunities to build brand awareness and sell problem inventory.
  • Find create ways to expand available selection (manufacturer coverage, deal coverage, close rate) and continually innovate around product and event presentation, constantly raising the bar on our customer experience.
  • Drive best in class vendor agreements, favorable discount terms, competitive marketing allowances, price protection, and sell-thru guarantees. Will not settle for “standard” terms but builds value and negotiates from a position of strength and leverage.
  • Making data driven decisions, where personal experience is valued but never trumps the data. Requires a high bar for the accuracy and validity of business metrics, challenging the status quo and insisting on excellence in analysis.
  • Use internal event data and external market segment data to make sound pricing decisions, balancing customer activity, orders, margin and revenue to meet all strategic goals.
  • As a new and growing category, candidate must be able to invent and drive continuous process improvement and automation across our systems to scale.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in retail or ecommerce
  • Experience directly leading a team
  • Experience with P&L responsibility
  • Experience with C-level negotiations with external vendors
  • Experience with pricing and promotion, inventory management, and product development
  • Buying/planning or finance/business analysis background

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated success in team building and development
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve ambiguous problems. In particular, identifying customer needs and inventing new ways to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate both strategically and tactically in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities in the heat of battle.
  • Communications and collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust up, down, and across the company
  • Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves
  • Growth potential to lead much larger and more complex businesses

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Manager, Product Management
(Woot Inc, Seattle, WA)

Are you the toughest cowpoke West of the Mississippi? Have you been tired’a roamin’ and lookin’ to settle down? Well, we’re looking for a strong leader to control our Senior Project Managers. They’ve been running wild with the buffalo, you see. Of course they look noble against the mountain backdrop of Seattle, but it’s so boring with all the nature photographers sneaking in here to document their glory! It’s time we fence ‘em in! YEE HAW!

So be aware, buckaroo. In this job you’ll be leading a team of four high caliber Senior Product managers responsible for driving innovation on our site, our mobile applications, our business processes and our back-end systems. Leveraging our technology and design teams, you and your team will own current and future innovations on behalf of our customers across multiple platforms, devices, and media types (website, mobile phones, tablets, apps, email, SMS, etc.).

In this job, you’ll learn: that using quantitative and qualitative data to prioritize and influence the customer experience ain’t ever gonna shape traffic like a guy ringing a bell and yellin’ CHOW TIME! after a long day punchin’ cattle.

Intangible benefits: you can talk like the above sentence every day of the week. It’ll be fun! For you, at least!

Potential hazards: Only if you run into somebody who hates cowboy talk. But who could hate cowboy talk? We started out in Texas, you know.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the one with the robot horse who doesn’t talk about King Arthur all the time.

Worst part of the job: do the words “urgency in this fast-paced environment” make you shudder? If so, maaaaybe this won’t be the job for you.

Make sure you bring: a rodeo clown. Then if your boss starts asking you difficult questions, the clown and run in, distract your boss, and give you a chance to escape to safety.


  • Obsess daily over the global experience of customers through analysis
  • Leading a team that anchors itself in data and metrics to drive decision-making
  • Develop a strong team of Product Managers to innovate on behalf of the customer
  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop a global strategy and vision
  • Define product roadmaps with your team based on the strategy
  • Champion the discovery of customer insights and behaviors across all locales to inform decision making
  • Work closely with design, engineering, usability and program management teams to test and launch features and products
  • Develop user stories and requirements that can be used to create product specifications
  • Evangelize roadmap and buy-in from partner teams
  • Manage priorities and trade-offs among customer experience, performance and operational support
  • Write narratives to drive decisions amongst peers and senior management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 7+ years of Product Management experience
  • Experience working cross functionally (design, engineering, usability, content development)
  • Shipped new products and led the product roadmap for a consumer service or product
  • Experience managing a team of product managers to deliver results and measure their success

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA
  • Experience managing customer facing products, preferably in e-commerce
  • Experience in customers insights and various testing methods
  • Strong attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills, and ability to navigate a complex and unstructured cross-functional environment
  • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done

Woot Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

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Sr. Leader, Operations
(Woot Inc, Carrollton, TX)

Have you ever had direct, hands-on dealing with Ops? Are you looking to own the execution of all strategies pertaining to's entire stable of Ops? Are you comfortable discussing Ops with Woot’s own physical fulfillment, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), drop-ship fulfillment, and facilities management? Are you self-motivated, driven, able to work at a fast pace, highly data-driven, customer-obsessed, and, above all, passionate about Ops? This, then, is going to be your dream job. Oh, and if you have additional education and/or experience leading process improvement thru lean principles or the kaizen method, that's gonna impress the Ops to no end. Because, ultimately, we want what's best for the Ops, don't we?

In this job, you’ll learn: that Ops are actually small purple creatures with large eyes, red wings, and greenish-blue horns. And you'll be in charge of them!

Intangible benefits: Ops are adorable! And when you direct them properly, they make a small cooing noise like a bird or a kitten genetically altered to sound like a bird.

Potential hazards: Ever seen "The Trouble With Tribbles" before? No? Well, good. It'll be a surprise for you then.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: guest-starring to finish the plot line you were in when your book was cancelled. Nothing against you personally, it's just the kids today want dark stuff, like Sandman and The Dark Knight. There's no room for a monthly coming-of-age story about a young person and their Ops. Well, maybe at Dark Horse.

Worst part of the job: bath day. Ops have razor-sharp tentacles that only come out when they're exposed to water.

Make sure you bring: your Opsiedeck. Then, when you get an Ops you don't already have, you can record it!


  • Lead a team of 4-5 functional managers focused on driving customer experience and efficiency improvements.
  • Coach and teach to develop bench strength.
  • Oversee all business operations with an emphasis on responsiveness, quality, and a superlative customer experience.
  • Develop, implement and audit operational business processes required to run a digital commerce business.
  • Work closely with partner organizations in planning, developing, and testing new operational improvements.
  • Create measure, audit and communicate all key business metrics in weekly, monthly and quarterly business meetings.
  • Develop a framework for prioritization of projects and enhancements and lead cross-functional teams in execution.
  • Drive consensus between Ops, Marketing, Tech, and the Business to ensure alignment to corporate goals.
  • Develop the long term operational vision for Woot and the road map to turn the vision into reality.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Fulfillment Operations, Logistics or Engineering
  • 10+ years of progressive supply chain, operations management or e-commerce fulfillment experience and should include at least 2 years in senior roles
  • Project management with experience leading multiple, large-scale e-commerce initiatives
  • The ability to translate business process and requirements to an engineer
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects while maintaining deadlines and managing resources with little or no direction
  • Demonstrate a track record of improving efficiency and eliminating waste via lean initiatives, kaizen, or six sigma; formal training in these disciplines a plus
  • Be a results-oriented leader with exceptional execution skills
  • Measure performance via analytics and improve results by solving for root cause

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA with a concentration in supply chain and 5+ years of supply chain related experience
  • Experience with supply chain systems (EDI, MRP, shop floor control, etc.)
  • Experience running supply chain organizations within Amazon as well as previous experience at other retail companies
  • Experience in using SQL and databases in a business environment
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt/Blackbelt and understanding of Lean Engineering processes

Woot Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

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Vendor Manager, Home
(Woot Services, LLC, Carrollton, TX)

Sublimation. A concept invented (so to speak) by the philosophers. It's the way a mature adult takes their destructive desires and turns them into something positive! Like, for example, if you were someone who wanted to spend money to buy things for the home, and then you got a job spending money to buy things for the home professionally! That's our way of saying: we want you.

If you've got experience reviewing product, analyzing data, knowing what customers want, identifying trends and coming to conclusions that turn out to be brilliantly on-the-money… well, what's got two thumbs and a Vendor Manager position? This guy! Or gal! Whatever gender ultimately ends up hiring you, that's the one we mean!

In this job, you’ll learn: that its much more fun to purchase sofa beds with a multi-million dollar corporation's money that it is to buy sofa beds with your own.

Intangible benefits: The rush of saying "Two thousand sofa beds? Heck! Why not TWENTY THOUSAND???"

Potential hazards: Only if you don't sell all the sofa beds.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the one who'd control people's minds and make them buy sofa beds.

Worst part of the job: Learning that you won't actually be working with many sofa beds after we mentioned them over and over again in this job description. The sofa beds are just a metaphor, you see. Sorry!

Make sure you bring: several forms of ID, if your name is "Sue Fabed". After this writeup, we'll just assume you're pranking us.


  • Building executive-level vendor partnerships with new and existing vendors.
  • Engaging with vendors to pitch the Woot value proposition and gather insight and feedback into how Woot can be their overstock solution.
  • Analyzing large amounts of deal performance data to identify the attributes that determine a good deal.
  • Learning the "art of the deal", the contextual elements that in the market segment, that impact whether or not a deal will perform.
  • Negotiating best-in-class vendor terms, costs, and inventory arrangements.
  • Planning and executing a robust pipeline of optimal deals across a variety of categories and subcategories.
  • Diving deep into post-humus deal performance to determine drivers and refine existing and/or future deal plans.
  • Solving deal customer experience issues that affect downstream customers and Woot customers.
  • Documenting standard processes for identifying and crystallizing optimal deal structures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in product, project, business, and/or vendor management is required
  • Bachelor's degree in business, operations, supply-chain or a related discipline
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience using Excel and/or Access databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in product, project or process management.
  • Proven track record in vendor negotiation and relationship management, ideally in the Consumer Electronics segment.
  • Unwavering attention to detail and an acute awareness that everything counts
  • Ability to work independently and focus on strong business analysis and research in a recent job function
  • Outstanding organizational skills and strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; strong bias for action.
  • Experience owning and managing the entire supply base for a given category or product segment, ideally with consumer products.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to prepare data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to present strategic concepts, evaluate tradeoffs and socialize opportunistic new ideas with business partners.
  • MBA or supply chain related masters preferred
  • Working knowledge of SQL and Data Warehouse

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Member Service Representative
(Woot Inc, Carrollton, TX)

Do you possess the uncanny ability to soothe the angry customer? Do you enjoy wrestling with problems and resolving them with extreme prejudice? Woot is seeking a member service rep from the Dallas area with skin as thick as Kevlar, who can think faster than a speeding bullet and charm the quills off a porcupine. The successful candidate will take up a position on the front lines of the never-ending struggle to satisfy our members. Your reward? The satisfaction of fighting the good fight. Oh, and decent pay and benefits in a pretty excellent work environment, if we do say so ourselves. And we do.

In this job, you’ll learn: that you can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.

Intangible benefits: you're going to have a fantastic fly collection by the end of your first year. Like, all the species.

Potential hazards: who honestly wants a fly collection at their desk? That's creepy!

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the tank.

Worst part of the job: all-you-can-eat pizza Friday. It is mandatory you eat ALL the pizza you can eat. Even if you're not hungry. Armed guards make sure no one walks away. The cries of the suffering echo through the halls.

Make sure you bring: a Venus Fly-trap. Then train it to answer emails. As long as it's polite, we'll let it slide.


  • Responding to and/or redirecting all incoming email
  • Using member service skills to effectively answer member questions
  • Identifying needs and providing prompt resolution to inquiries and problems
  • Capturing and entering data clearly and accurately
  • Expressing flexibility to troubleshoot problems and provide solutions
  • Monitoring forums for service related issues
  • Full-time position, must be able to work various shifts, weekends and nights.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university
  • 2+ years working in a customer service position
  • Ability to use a desktop computer system
  • Familiarity with Windows XP, Microsoft Outlook and Internet Explorer and/or other web browsing applications
  • Member-service oriented with demonstrated skills
  • Able to multitask and stay focused in distractive situations
  • Strong written and oral communications (email/phone)
  • Demonstrable understanding of the Internet
  • Must live in Dallas area
  • Not act like a creep, idiot, or jerkface (at least while on the clock)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task and make tough decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to type at least 70 wpm
  • Can self-start and maintain a positive, upbeat attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to adapt to change
  • No shirt, no shoes, no job

Woot Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

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Mobile Software Development Engineer
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

Just one generation ago, we kept phone numbers in our heads. Today, we keep them in our phones. Our appointments, our notes, our fun, our LIVES, they're all locked away in those devices that never leave our side. Some people fight it. You? You embrace it. You're smart enough to recognize that the human race has been beat.

So give in! Prove to the iPhones and Androids that you ARE worthy to survive in the new handheld empire! Come join us as we build the mobile and tablet experience for Woot customer on iOS and Android. You'll work directly with project management (a.k.a a giant looming one button monolith) to define new features, translate designs into shipped applications, and bring the full Woot experience to the world of the mobile. And on that day, when the mobiles rise up and the mere flesh-creatures are crushed beneath proprietary Lightning cables, you will ride a golden chariot at the right hand of the single button from which all actions begin.

In this job, you’ll learn: That being passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience is the only thing saving you from working in the mines where they find the gems for all those puzzle games.

Intangible benefits: We use Scrum and test-driven development to meet business objectives, build code continuously, and refactor systems as needed. And who doesn't love Scrum, right?

Potential hazards: Only if you get too focused on Scrum. Scrum's never going to commit to you. Get that out of your head. You knew what this was the moment you walked in the door.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the one who says "I JUST NEED YOU TO BUY ME A FEW MORE SECONDS WHILE I FINISH HACKING" just as the bad guys kick in the door.

Worst part of the job: when you see Scrum with some other programmer. It's like Scrum doesn't even care that you're right there. RIGHT THERE.

Make sure you bring: your mobile device. We don't actually have one of our own, you see, and we'll probably want to borrow yours when we order pizza. Do you want pizza? Oh, hey, we forgot our wallet this morning, is there any chance that maybe you could spot us a couple bucks?

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in software development
  • Strong understand of computer science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies and levels (unit, integration, acceptance, system)
  • Experience with test automation tools (NUnit, Calabash, Selenium WebDriver)
  • Experience with developing performance tests to find trouble spots and benchmarks to ensure performance is constant or improving
  • Experience crafting automated unit, integration, functional, and regression tests for iOS and/or Android

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing cross-platform applications using C# and Xamarin
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs with ASP.NET MVC
  • Awareness of mobile development trends and design paradigms
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Senior Product Manager, Mobile Applications
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

The mobile platform is growing even as it’s shrinking. Yeah. Go ahead. Wrap your mind around that. If you think you can, and also you can demonstrate exceptional mobile application product management skills while developing products that matter to the world, the universe, this particular dimension and the omniverse at large, we’re interested in talking to you! First project: a spell-checking program that doesn’t try to turn omniverse into omnivores.

In this job, you’ll learn: the proper way to enter a room so as to minimize your chance of being hit with a Nerf dart.

Intangible benefits: when you bring a huge box of donuts your developers will look at you the way a newborn puppy looks at its mother.

Potential hazards: only if you don’t set the donuts down fast enough.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the mysterious shadowy figure, probably with an eyepatch, who coordinates the team from a secret, undisclosed location.

Worst part of the job: finding the secret, undisclosed location where we put your desk. After all, if we told you where it was, it would no longer be undisclosed.

Make sure you bring: an eyepatch. Otherwise your first day’s gonna sting a little.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree
  • 3+ years of product management experience from a technology, e-commerce, digital media or retail related company with some experience in mobile application development
  • Proven success in delivering products in mobile applications in a high growth environment
  • Experience in interpreting and communicating analytics; leveraging customer research, hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and marketing programs
  • Experience in problem solving & issue-resolution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred
  • Data mining and ability to write SQL queries
  • Ability to work in an extremely deadline driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask
  • Prove ability to prioritize well and communicate clearly across all levels of the organization both Technical and Non-Technical information
  • Experience in problem solving & issue-resolution
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with technical employees
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with technical employees

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Senior UX Designer
(Woot Workshop, Seattle, WA)

UX! See that? It's a perfectly formed U and a perfectly shaped X. Pretty good, huh? Yeah, we're pretty proud of how well we designed that UX up there. But maybe, just maybe, you can do better. So if you think you can UX up to our level, well, give it a shot. But we've got to warn you. We've been typing "UX" for years now. We're prrrretty good at it.

That having been said, if you think you're the talented Senior UX Designer who can outshine an UX like this - UX! - then give us a jingle. You'll need to be comfortable with all manner of visual design projects, from a template-based icon to interactive web features to Heaven knows what else. Innovation and independence is valued highly, but we'll still expect you to listen to our dumb ideas and make them work. Applicants will be evaluated primarily on their online portfolios; failure to provide work samples (and your role in each) will pretty much guarantee that we won't call you. Coding or other multimedia production skills are a bonus. Also you need to be able to write "UX" without any typos. Think you can handle that?

In this job, you’ll learn: that showing off a portfolio which demonstrates how you have an excellent eye for graphic design, including: color, layout, typography, and illustration, an in-depth understanding of web design principles and usability, and a solid grounding in the possibilities (and limitations) of current and emerging web technologies and trends is literally the only way to impress us. Not counting the guy who did fifty thousand jumping jacks without taking a break. Now THAT was impressive.

Intangible benefits: it's fun to watch people doing jumping jacks in the parking lot, if that's what you mean.

Potential hazards: the heartbreak of seeing a person who's just done 49,999 jumping jacks collapse into a puddle of tears, knowing they missed the record by mere inches.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: a billionaire named Jack with radiation-enhanced jumping powers (who hopefully does some UX work on the side).

Worst part of the job: when the boss calls you in to ask why you misspelled "UX" for the third time. Seriously. Get yourself together.

Make sure you bring: a portfolio which demonstrates how you have an excellent eye for graphic design, including: color, layout, typography, and illustration, an in-depth understanding of web design principles and usability, and a solid grounding in the possibilities (and limitations) of current and emerging web technologies and trends. Just in case you hadn't caught on to how serious we are about that part.


  • Create a world-class customer experience and beautiful visuals that support and reinforce Woot’s vision, brand, and business objectives
  • Drive creative development and be the primary point of contact with key stakeholders on retail UX design initiatives, strategy and implementation
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams to define feature requirements via empirical online data, usability findings, market research, and proven UCD principles
  • Provide thought leadership in architecting a near and long term design vision for customer discovery, consideration and purchase from
  • Provide creative direction to other designers on the team and external creative partners
  • Understand and respond to performance data, steering the strategy of future creative directions
  • Define patterns and advocate for consistency, while fostering inspiration innovation

Basic Qualifications:

  • An online portfolio that demonstrates your ability to turn ideas into a strong and unique creative vision. Please add your online portfolio link at the top of your resume when you apply.
  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience as a creative lead on UX Design projects
  • Ability to successfully present designs to senior business leaders
  • Ability to manage and refine the workflow, design and approval processes
  • Ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback and input from merchandising, marketing, product management and development
  • Experience managing multiple projects at one time to make aggressive deadlines
  • Fluency in English required
  • Expertise in current and emerging front-end technologies, UX trends, and best practices
  • Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Freehand or Illustrator, Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS coding

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Team player with refined and assertive leadership skills – ability to positively influence change through inspirational design, solid rationale, supporting data and diplomacy
  • Relentless desire for innovation balanced with business needs and customer expectations
  • Knowledge of information architecture, usability, and e-commerce design best practices
  • Expertise in using data to driven design improvements (usability testing, A/B testing, and site-metrics)
  • Unwavering attention to detail with an acute awareness that everything counts
  • Illustration, prototyping and/or multimedia skills preferred
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid written/verbal communication and collaborative skills

Woot Workshop is an equal opportunity employer.

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Software Dev Manager
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

You're one part Captain Kirk, one part Han Solo, a quarter Captain Sheridan and a bit… aw, who are we kidding? The truth is, you're going to be managing a team of developers. Developers who work at a fast pace in a dynamic environment, trying to think of and close every loophole before their stuff goes live. Of course they're going to nitpick at everything you say!

The right candidate will know how to keep this rag-tag band of (extremely talented) misfits working as a solid team. You'll be hands-on, working to build Woot's new e-commerce platform using Amazon services, and possibly have to take away their tiny helicopters if they act up. Consider this your chance to be an IRL Dungeon Master. Except you can't make the city watch appear the moment your PCs act up.

In this job, you’ll learn: that, left to their own devices, developers are the most powerful agent of entropy the world has ever seen.

Intangible benefits: it'll be really easy to get people to come over when you want to have a beer and board game night.

Potential hazards: it'll be really hard to get people to leave your beer and board game night until there's a clear winner.

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: the well-respected leader of a different super-team from an alternate Earth now trying to fit in. Possibly you'd change your costume.

Worst part of the job: Finding a new costume. Like, do you wear a wig and fishnets? Or a strange helmet? Or something with a lot of pouches that'll only last until the next reboot?

Make sure you bring: something cool to put on your desk. The cooler it is, the more power you'll have. For example, a ten foot high Galactus statue will beat a two inch Boba Fett, every time.


  • Develop the long-term strategy for your programs and translate that into an achievable road map/action plan
  • Responsible for the overall systems development life cycle
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
  • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 7+ years' experience in software development
  • 4+ years’ experience with managing a software development team
  • Technical expertise including fluency in several popular programming languages
  • Experience shipping one or more large-scale, highly available internet applications, client-server programming, load balancing, network security, and internet protocols

Preferred Qualifications:

  • E-commerce development experience
  • Experience taking a lead role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • Experience mentoring a team of highly talented software engineers

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Software Developer
(Woot Services, LLC, Seattle, WA)

If there's one thing software developers like to do, it's write subtle romantic poetry. So get ready, potential applicant! You're entering a realm that few today dare to enter! Of course, in between the sonnets and the odes, you'll probably be asked to be responsible for development and maintenance of the business systems software used for backend order fulfillment, reporting, and various tools used to run the Woot business. But c'mon, we know that's just for show, right? What a tech company wants these days is a new way to say "I love you."

In this job, you'll learn: that moon/june/spoon is frowned upon by corporate.

Intangible benefits: none, save the touch of a silken hand against your sapphire cheek upon which the tears of love have grown hard and cold. And sometimes the people in your row will snap their fingers in approval.

Potential hazards: when someone gets all in your face like "Yo, that ain't no spondee I ever heard of!" and you've got to throw down to protect your rep.

If Woot were a superhero team, you'd be: one of the yellow narration boxes at the top of the page.

Worst part of the job: Trying to figure out which part of this job description is telling the truth. After all, software development is about solving puzzles that might seem hard to decipher. See? We know what we're doing sometimes.

Make sure you bring: a copy of Ulysses for your shelf. You don't ever have to read it, just owning it will make you look smart enough. If anyone asks how you liked it, just bluff. They probably haven't read it either.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Generally requires a B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics
  • 4+ years experience in software engineering
  • Has an understanding of best practices for essential software engineering areas, including testing, software version control, software development cycle, code documentation, build and deployment issues
  • Experience with object-oriented programming, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with tuning applications for best performance, has an understanding of performance and capacity tradeoffs
  • Experience developing data-driven web and Windows service applications in the .NET environment using C#, as well as familiarity with developing and integration with applications written in Java.
  • Experience building and consuming both SOAP and RESTful HTTP services.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server, SSRS and SSIS.
  • Proficient with core web technologies including HTTP, HTML, JavaScript and CSS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API and WCF Services
  • Experience with ERP software integration.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Understanding of NoSQL databases (MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc)
  • Knowledge of enterprise messaging/service bus architectures
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud computing platform

Woot Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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Quality Assurance Engineer
(Woot Inc, Seattle, WA)

If you pass a stack of dirty dishes, you can't help but rinse them and sort them by size. If your cat is on the right side of the couch (where you keep your remote, you pick up that cat and move it directly to the left. You're the sort of person who wants a world filled with quality, and you demand it from others. We want you to demand it from our team too.

If you're passionate about customer experience, able to write and execute clear and maintainable tests to ensure that every release meets quality and performance standards, comfortable with Scrum and test-driven development, into C# and Xamarin to support iOS and Android devices, and still losing your mind that we didn't close that parenthetical statement up there, you might just be an excellent fit! Here, let us reassure you: )

In this job, you’ll learn: where we store our Ark. Been in the business since the early 1940s!

Intangible benefits: when we take out the medallion that goes with the Ark, you'll be able to say "Hey! There's something written on the back!" and then we can adjust our staff. That's true Quality Assurance in action, you see.

Potential hazards: Only if we try and open the Ark. You know how that goes, right?

If Woot were a superhero team, you’d be: one of those old 1920s pulp heroes with rolled up shirt sleeves and a serious budget for travel. Which, of course, you'd inspect meticulously for mistakes.

Worst part of the job: Not being able to look when the Ark is open. It always sounds so cool and people are like "Aaa! Aaa! This is amazing even though I'm melting!"

Make sure you bring: some cool theme music. Seriously. It's gotta be really cool.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in software testing
  • Strong understanding of software testing methodologies and levels (unit, integration, acceptance, system)
  • Experience developing test cases and regression test planning
  • Experience testing application performance to find trouble spots and understand user performance perception

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience testing mobile applications
  • Experience choosing between manual and automated testing to balance development cost vs. ongoing test pass cost
  • Awareness of mobile development trends and test strategies
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs

Woot Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

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Staff Writer
(Woot Workshop, Seattle, WA)

The Woot writing team, the people who made ecommerce funny, tedious, heartbreaking, clever, and/or annoying seeks a workaholic writer with experience in being hilarious for money. Maybe your copywriting for clients has been funny, or maybe you've balanced straight corporate work with humor blogging, comedy screenwriting, or some other form of chuckle-oriented writing. If you have at least 3-5 years of getting paid to write, and can show us pieces that make us so jealous of your comedic talent we'll want to punch you in the throat- well, you're probably too good for this job. But we'll take you anyway.

In this job, you'll learn: that Kerouac didn't know a damn thing about endurance typing. Three hundred pages in three weeks? We call that A SLOW MONDAY MORNING!

Intangible benefits: you'll get to hear all the jokes we CAN'T share publicly. Yeah. Raw and uncensored.

Potential hazards: only if you ask "Would you guys rather fight a hundred duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?"

If Woot were a superhero team, you'd be: the one who somehow makes four wisecracks in a single fight panel.

Worst part of the job: Oh, you'll find out. You'll find out. Ahahaha! AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

Make sure you bring: a picture of Mortimer. Not Monte. We know how to tell the difference. Do you? You'd better, or this whole thing is over before it even begins.


  • Write long-form sales-copy pieces (200-800 words) and short short sales-copy "snippets" (tweet length) with a high degree of conceptual creativity and verbal polish
  • Contribute regularly to the Woot blog and social media channels, including initiating and executing your own story ideas
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with staff from other departments to get projects done
  • Contribute regularly to Woot's video projects (willingness to make a fool of yourself on camera is a plus)
  • Provide collateral copywriting as needed, while maintaining the company's voice and creative standards
  • Brainstorm ideas for other creative projects, and our overall creative direction
  • Stay aware of (and responsive to) what our users are discussing on our site
  • Occasionally travel
  • Occasionally work nights as workload requires

Basic Qualifications:

  • Either 3-5 years of marketing/advertising copywriting experience, or a record of published and/or performed pieces written for audiences (journalism, fiction, screenplays, blogging, etc.)
  • Application must include a portfolio of links to writing samples that demonstrate your experience, verbal facility, and, above all, sense of humor
  • An aptitude for finding something interesting about even the most boring products
  • Ability to produce ridiculous amounts of copy on ludicrously tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with a wide range of high and low cultural references (and not just the geeky stuff, we've got that pretty well covered now)
  • Familiarity with Web usage and culture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of marketing/advertising copywriting experience, plus a record of published and/or performed pieces written for audiences (journalism, fiction, screenplays, blogging, etc.)
  • A diverse portfolio of writing samples that demonstrate your experience, verbal facility, and, above all, sense of humor
  • An aptitude for finding something interesting about even the most boring products
  • Ability to produce ridiculous amounts of copy on ludicrously tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with a wide range of high and low cultural references (and not just the geeky stuff, we've got that pretty well covered now)
  • Lack of ego when it comes to an editor disfiguring your masterpieces

Woot Workshop is an equal opportunity employer.

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