Here’s Your Chair

From the outside looking in it may seem like we’ve finished our product – that we have no more to do – that we’re just sitting back and doing nothing. Wrong! We’re busier than ever and we want to go even faster!! We have a number of really exciting projects on the go and we need more people!

We’re specifically after:

  • Interaction designers
  • Visual designers
  • Product marketing specialists
  • Business analysts
  • Testers
  • Developers, developers, developers!

In order to give you a feel for what life is like at Xero, here’s our obligatory recruitment video:

If you’d still like to work at Xero please send us an email to careers@xero.com!

21 Comments

Darryl
November 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm

Buahahaha – brilliant! :)

Keith
November 11, 2009 at 12:41 pm

Still laughing, thanks.

David H
November 11, 2009 at 2:24 pm

Er “my seat’ has an Apple on the desk?

Craig Walker
November 11, 2009 at 2:32 pm

They’re good for you 😉

Actually so does mine … The perfect web development platform: Windows 7 running on a virtual machine running on Snow Leopard running on a Mac Pro :)

Craig

Addy
November 11, 2009 at 2:45 pm

Love the bloopers :) They are the ones that truly reflect the nature of working at Xero, I think. Also good to know you’re not only creating fantastic accounting tools, but possibly branching into the baking business as well…perhaps with baker girl Rowena in the lead. LOL

Tokes
November 11, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Craig – Hollywood awaits. LOL

Adam
November 11, 2009 at 10:02 pm

Aahhh… Bless.

“We won’t make you look like a dick”

Bravo Craig for having the audacity with get in front of the camera. It’s also good to see the “nude viral video” idea lost out.

Hayley
November 11, 2009 at 5:38 am

Ah classic! Nice one Owen!

ts
November 11, 2009 at 4:19 pm

Man, I was going to apply for a job, but after seeing that video, I’m really having second thoughts. For one thing, I can’t believe you’re employing Canadians.

I keed! I keed! Looks like a cool place to work.

Yuri
December 12, 2009 at 1:01 pm

Fun at work and creating a great product does go together. Maybe if bankers were to have such laughs at work they wouldn’t suck so much. O wait hold on, they do have such laughs but more in the evil way.

Geoff
December 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm

hrmm…tacky and not funny at all. still kudos for trying. good luck in 2010.

Anita
December 12, 2009 at 1:41 pm

Ah haha classic! Got any jobs in Auckland?

Rob
December 12, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Craig. Almost didn’t recognise you with the Rod Drury look alike haircut. Glad everything is going well

Craig Walker
December 12, 2009 at 2:11 pm

“Rod Drury look alike haircut”?? I think you’ll find his head of hair is not quite what it used to be 😉 (Though he would probably suggest it’s me making him lose it :))

Bruno
December 12, 2009 at 3:15 pm

looks like every other corporate lame place where everyone is a “funny guy”

Gary
December 12, 2009 at 5:04 pm

Obviously Peter was busy 😉

Pierre Laurence Te Angina
December 12, 2009 at 8:29 am

be good if you would amswer my question, hohum

Richard
December 12, 2009 at 10:12 am

Now can you do the whole thing again after everyone has sucked on a helium balloon.

Sarah
December 12, 2009 at 2:12 pm

And the Oscar goes to… (drum-roll please) Sarah from Canada :-0

Catch the wave in 2010 – Online accounting software news from Xero
January 1, 2010 at 11:52 am

[…] We also have opportunities for energetic marketing people that simply haven’t existed in New Zealand before. Personally I’m looking for early to mid career technology marketing brains who can understand and communicate the benefits of technology to a global audience. Our marketing team has a lot to do this year and we’re going to have a lot of fun. […]

Catherine Walker
January 1, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Hi Pierre, I believe we did on the same day – if you haven’t received the email that’s no good – please let us know!
Regards, Catherine

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