Ten Austin-area Companies That Offer Employees Great Workplace Environments

There’s tons to do in Austin, the Texas city with the biggest “cool” factor for years running. For employees of these ten companies, going to work is one of those cool things, because they rated the environments at their workplaces among the area’s most supportive and nurturing on Comparably.

Intersys is a leading big data and data management, business intelligence and analytics, and application development professional services organization focused on providing solutions with real business value.

Mission: “Intersys helps ensure the success of your company’s initiatives with a talented, global team of developers, project managers, business analysts and data management specialists who serve as trusted advisors to your executive management team.”

“We work hard and play hard. They are my coworkers but also very dear friends.”

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Intersys Consulting employees rated their work environment an A+.

Praxent is a big-dreaming, detail-sweating digital innovation agency built to empower clients with transformative, tangible, flexible work they can see.

Mission: “We partner with leaders to uncover the dormant potential within their organizations and empower them to achieve that potential through technology, delivered reliably with exemplary service and support.”

“Everyone takes active steps to ensure we have a comfortable, safe environment to be a part of. In general, everyone is helpful, and the feel and vibe of the office is friendly and respectful.”

100% of Praxent employees rate their work environment as positive.

Bumble is the first app to bring dating, friend-finding, and career-building into a single social networking platform.

Mission: “Bumble is a platform and community that creates empowering connections in love, life, and work. We promote accountability, equality, and kindness in an effort to end misogyny and re-write archaic gender roles. On Bumble, women always make the first move.”

“From the physical space to the company culture, there is a sense of positivity and overall kindness and respect.”

80% of Bumble employees say they have a close friend at work.

Boundless is the first promotional marketing company to bring together the people, the process, and a unique technology platform to drive results with visibility and control. They unlock the creativity and collaboration in organizations, sparking lasting connections with the people they care about. The company works with over 10,000 buyers representing upwards of 3,000 companies. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Boundless has locations throughout North America.

Mission: “We know branded merchandise can turn prospects into customers, employees into ambassadors, and everyday people into champions for your cause. There’s a name for all of this good will and positive energy. Some call it brand equity. Others call it brand loyalty. We call it Brand Love. We’re here to spark Brand Love moments – those times when the right product meets the right person and in a flash, an emotional connection is made.”

“Easy going and laid back culture that allows for creativity and new ideas to be easily shared across the organization. Very work/life balance focused with opportunities to give back to the community and enjoy time together in and out of the office.”

100% of Boundless Network employees rate their work environment as positive.

Last year more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, programmers, and designers gathered day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes, and coworking from Capital Factory. They met the best entrepreneurs in Texas and were introduced to their first investors, employees, mentors, and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.

Mission: “To be the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas.”

“We have a ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality. Working here is fun and exciting, but also challenging. I love the high energy environment!”

100% of employees at Capital Factory say they have a close friend at work.

At RetailMeNot, they believe saving money is a big deal. That’s why they’re always exploring new ways to help clients save anytime, everywhere. They have over 500,000 deals for over 50,000 stores at the ready, covering favorite categories like travel, clothing, food, beauty, grocery and prescriptions.

Mission: “RetailMeNot is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out.”

“Austin tech casual. T-shirts, shorts and flipflops are acceptable.”

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RetailMeNot employees rated their work environment an A+.

Simple Booth provides location-based digital photo experiences, working to connect people through social photo experiences with products that are fun and easy to use. They have hardware and software setups for any type of event.

Mission: “To help people capture social experiences with products that are fun and easy to use.”

“Team shoutouts and praises for hard work, customer reviews, sales, thanking each other for help on things when it’s needed, making gifs and laughing… We keep it fun and productive.”

100% of Simple Booth employees rated their work environment as positive.

Status Labs is the premier digital reputation management, online marketing, and search engine optimization firm, with offices in Austin, New York, Los Angeles, and São Paulo. Status Labs serves clients in over 40 countries and has been profiled in publications such as the New York Times, New York Post, U.S. News & World Report, The Daily Beast, Observer, DuJour Magazine, and more.

Mission: “Our mission is simple: To improve your online and offline image.”

“The office environment in Austin is really laid-back and casual, but everyone works really hard. I love having a dog-friendly office, free catered lunches on Fridays, casual dress code, and an office by the lake downtown — it makes it easy to relax in a fast-paced environment.”

 

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Status Labs employees rated their work environment among the top 5% of similar-sized companies in the U.S.

Unique Influence is a cross-channel, cross-device digital marketing agency that helps innovative companies and agencies advertise intelligently online.

Mission: “We grow innovative and inspiring companies that shape culture and help people have more fulfilling and fun lives.”

“Wonderful facilities, great perks (snacks, lunches, team outings) investment in our wellbeing, willingness to hear and act on needs as they arise. Casual atmosphere with serious goals and objective.”

100% of Unique Influence employees say they are bored 5% of the time or less at work.

Justuno’s proprietary visitor intelligence technology analyzes billions of data points every second to create intelligent visitor profiles that identify, track, and analyze every person who lands on a client’s website.

Mission: “Justuno aims to help brands create a deeper understanding and connection with their current website visitors.”

“We get to bring dogs to the office!”

100% of Justuno.com employees say they have a close friend at work.