Frequently Asked Questions
Why Golden Hippo?
Golden represents the “golden ratio” - symbolizing nature’s perfect balance in all things. For us, it also symbolizes our belief in the Golden Rule - do unto others as you would have them do unto you. The Hippopotamus is sacred in many ancient cultures, with the name meaning, ‘Water Horse’. The Hippo’s wisdom is said to include imagination, emotional depth, creation, healing, protection of family, the birth of new ideas, and the ability to move gracefully and powerfully. These are the things we strive for, for both our customers and our team.
What do you do, exactly?
We partner with the world's top experts to build transformative, category-leading brands that help people all over the world have more health and happiness in their lives.
What are your company goals?
While many say we are building the next generation of direct-to-consumer brands, the reality is that in a few short years from now, nearly all brands will be direct-to-consumer. However, not all of the brands we know and love will survive. With a proven history of creating category-leading brands that customers keep coming back to, using our unique style of marketing that leads with value, we are not only building the next generation of brands, but redefining the relationship people have with the brands they love, for the better.
I have an appointment at Golden Hippo. Where should I go?
We’re looking forward to meeting you. Please park in the parking lot in front of our building, and enter through the glass door facing Mulholland. If the door is locked, please hit the buzzer on the right to be let in, then take the elevator up to the second floor.
Once you get off the elevator, you’ll notice that we have got a big open office, with no traditional reception area. Just say hello to whoever you see, and tell them who you’re looking for. We are all friendly! Promise.
I want to know more about the company - how do I get in touch?
See our contact page for the best ways to reach us.
How can I search/apply for jobs?
All of our available positions are posted on our careers page. If you think you’d be perfect for us, but you don’t see the right position, feel free to apply by selecting the “Don't see what you are looking for, upload your resume here!” position and explain what you can bring to the table. We’re always open to new, innovative ideas.
What should I include with my job application?
If you’re applying to a listed position, read the posting and see what we’re requesting. As a general rule, we want to see your resume, a unique cover letter, a portfolio of work (if applicable,) salary expectations, and references.
What’s the hiring process like?
Since our culture is so important to us, we always strive to make sure that employees are a good fit with both their skills and personality.
If we like what we see from your application, we’ll have an initial phone interview, followed by 2-3 in-person interviews with your future supervisors and team members. Once we’ve gotten the go-ahead, we’ll call your references and bring you in for a trial. The length of the trial is decided by you, your supervisor, and our HR manager. If the trial goes well, congratulations and welcome to the Golden Hippo team.