Wishlist is making its way across the country, and with each new stop we’re tallying up the companies with the best cultures. From on-site gyms to beach cruisers here are the best places to work in San Diego.
Location: 1940 Garnet Ave #110, San Diego, CA 92109
What they do: VAVi Sport and Social is the West Cot’s largest sports and social club. Organizing over 600 coed adult sports league, this San Diego company is reigniting the country’s love of organized sports.
What makes them awesome: VAVi employees get a multitude of awesome perks from gym memberships, concert tickets, unlimited sandwiches from a local deli, VIP club admittance, and endless healthy snacks and drinks.
Location: 111 14th, Street San Diego, CA 92101
What they do: The Honest Kitchen makes all-natural, human-quality food for cats and dogs.
What makes them awesome: Aside from a top product, The Honest Kitchen stays in business by keeping their employees happy. With walking meetings, a pet-friendly office, a laid back environment, immediate vesting for stocks, killer health coverage, free or dramatically discounted products, onsite fitness classes, social events, taco Tuesdays, and summer socials it’s easy to see why people want to work here.
Location: 5600 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008
What they do: GoPro is a technology company best known for its small, wearable, hi-definition action cameras. They also produce an app, and editing software for videos.
What makes them awesome: With such a cool product, it’s not surprising that GoPro offers some seriously cool benefits. With an on-site gym, complete with massage therapists and personal trainers, outdoor showers, surfboard lockers, and an amphitheater they put a premium on employees health and wellness. They also offer beach cruisers for lunch break rides, and a rotating schedule of food trucks. Perhaps their coolest perk, though, is their Live It, Eat It, Love It in which they encourage employees to take time every week to pick up their GoPros and do what they love.
Location: 808 J St., San Diego, CA 92101
What they do: Underground Elephant is a performance-based digital marketing service, that delivers high-intent, consumers to clients.
What makes them awesome: Underground Elephant just relocated to a 21,000 square foot office in downtown San Diego. Complete with five living olive trees indoors, and plans for a custom bar area and meeting room, their office is designed for maximum efficiency. Other awesome perks include: donuts and espresso, tuition reimbursement, weekly happy hours, an on-site concierge for hire, mentorship programs, in-house career councilors, coding classes, and they use Wishlist for their anniversary program.
Location: 2840 5th Ave #400, San Deigo, CA 92103
What they do: Brandetize is a full-service digital marketing agency.
What makes them awesome: Brandetize keeps their employees happy and motivated with perks like “lunch and learns”, and “hot seat presentations.” which encourage employees to share knowledge, or learn new skills. They also host “Fun Fridays” which are a mix of events like go-carting to seminars. The list doesn’t stop there though, Brandetize also offers BBQs, company retreats, a coffee bar, monthly massages, monthly bonuses based on company performance, and a kickball and dodgeball league.
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