#JoinThePod

 

We are a pod of Orcas on the journey to help social media teams around the world take back their day and fight burnout.

If you are looking to be part of a team (or pod 💙 ), building world-class software that will power the social media teams of the future, we’d love to chat!

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About Us

since 2016

At HeyOrca, we believe that social media plays a critical role in shaping our culture and community.

Behind this content that you see on social media every day are thousands of talented social media teams creating inspiring content every day for their community and clients.  

This is where HeyOrca comes in, we exist to help social media teams take back their day and fight burnout.

Thousands of social media agencies rely on HeyOrca to get their job done faster, together.

We are on the journey to becoming the leading social media management platform for teams around the world.

If you are looking to be part of a team (or Pod), building world-class software that will power the future of social media, we’d love to chat!

#JoinThePod 🐳

Mission

Our Mission

HeyOrca exists to help social media teams around the world take back their day and fight burnout.

Vision

Our Vision

We are on the journey to be the leading social media management platform for teams.

Our Principles

Our Guiding Light

These principles are a set of beliefs that guides how we see the world and how we behave, here at HeyOrca.

We obsess over our customers’ problems

We strive to understand our customers’ problems and build solutions that significantly improve our customers’ lives

We are self-aware

We have the humility and self-awareness to understand where we need to improve and seek out every opportunity to better ourselves

We are committed to our crafts

We see our professional jobs as crafts that we are always perfecting. We learn from past experiences and from the best in our industry

We value autonomy & accountability

We are an outcome-driven team. We hold ourselves and each other accountable for the responsibilities and results that we promised

We are resourceful

We know that time is scarce. We figure out the most efficient way to get the job done and know when to ask for help

We put our team before self

We know that to build something meaningful and long-lasting requires teamwork and alignment. We prioritize the needs of the team over self-interest

Remote Friendly

We believe that remote working is the future of work.

Zoom and Slack powers collaboration here at HeyOrca.

Though we have an office in Newfoundland, Canada, we are committed to creating an environment that is remote-friendly 🌎 

Our Perks

Our Orcas are the reason we are able to deliver on our mission to help social media teams take back their day!

We offer the following perks to ensure HeyOrca employees are cared for and supported:

  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 2 weeks Christmas holiday
  • Day-off on your birthday
  • $500 Home-office allowance
  • $300 ergonomic assessment allowance
  • $500 yearly Orca wellness plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 5% RRSP matching
  • Stock options
  • Learning allowance
  • Weekly Lunch and Learns + team activities

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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together

Meet The Pod

Steph

Steph

Director of Product

Steph is our Director of Product at HeyOrca, making all the tough decisions so agencies have seamless software to run their business. Steph started her HeyOrca journey in customer success but quickly developed a knack for product management. Steph is also a talented musician under the moniker ‘Steffi the Artist’ and released her debut album ‘Roundabouts’ in 2019.

Joe

Joe

Chief Executive Orca

Joe started HeyOrca in 2016 when he saw a need for a content creation and collaboration tool in social media agencies. When Joe is not leading his team to help agencies take back their day, he enjoys photography and hiking along the Newfoundland coast with his wife, Margarita.

Becca Penney

Becca Penney

Product Manager

When’s Becca’s not working with the Product Team to release new features and updates, you can find her studying software development, playing RPG games, or managing her personal mini zoo of four pets!

Zach Young

Zach Young

Account Manager

Zach is an Account Manager here at HeyOrca. Zach takes potential customers through the platform and establishes if HeyOrca is the right fit for them. He’s an expert when it comes to knowing who HeyOrca’s customers are. Zach likes to spend his free time hiking, mountain biking and playing with his Portegues Water Dog, Elliott.

Jack Lee

Jack Lee

Software Developer

Jack is a Software Developer here at HeyOrca. Jack focuses on making sure the platform runs smoothly and fixes any bugs that arise. In Jack’s free time he likes to watch Anime, movies, and play video games.

Katherine Argueta Turcios

Katherine Argueta Turcios

Customer Support Specialist

Kat is a Customer Support Specialist at HeyOrca. She works with customers every day, answering any questions they may have and supporting them as they manage their social media. In her free time, Kat’s usually out exploring with her husky, Merlin, teaching herself how to knit, or catching up on some reading!

John Scott

John Scott

Software Developer

John works as a Software Developer here at HeyOrca! He works at improving and fixing the product to make it better and better every day. When he’s not working he loves to spend time in the outdoors, golfing, playing games and spending time with friends.

Gowtham Padala

Gowtham Padala

Software Developer

Gowtham is a Software Developer here at HeyOrca! He works on implementing new features, improving and fixing old ones to the ensure platform is running smoothly. Outside of work, Gowtham likes to play badminton, bowl, pool and hang out with friends.

Liana

Liana

Director of Finance and Operations

 Liana is our Finance and Ops orca at the office and she helps make sure all of our orcas are taken care of. Liana is known for her thoughtful gestures at the office whether it’s buying a birthday card or delivering snacks to help fuel the team. While not at work Liana is a loving plant mom and has over 15 different plants at her home! 

Mark

Mark

Software Developer

Mark is one of our talented developers at HeyOrca! Mark is known for his quick and flawless code and tackling large projects to help our clients take back their day! When not contributing to HeyOrca’s software, Mark helps run an optometrist clinic with his wife Jenn and chases around his two kids.

Moe

Moe

Director of Engineering

Moe is a crucial part of our developer team. Moe is often helping our support specialists deliver an amazing customer experience for our clients. Moe is responsible for many of our favourite features including our Canva integration! When Moe is not working he runs a busy household of two toddlers, two huskies, and two cats with his wife, Zoha.

Dorian Neto

Dorian Neto

Software Developer

Dorian works as a Software Developer at HeyOrca. When he’s not working on structuring new features and tools in HeyOrca, you’ll find him tuned into his favorite shows, playing RPG games, or enjoying card games with his friends and family. 

Alyssa Martin

Alyssa Martin

Content Marketer

Alyssa is a Content Marketer here at HeyOrca. She loves creating helpful content for our newsletter, blog and YouTube channel. She stays on top of the latest social trends so you don’t have to! In her spare time, she loves cooking, watching live music, and indulging in reality tv.

Himanshu Jain

Himanshu Jain

Software Developer

Himanshu is a Software Developer here at HeyOrca. Himanshu works on improving the platform’s performance, building new features, and enhancing old ones. Outside of work, you can find Himanshu hanging out with friends or watching videos. He also has a background in Martial Arts!

Christine Hwang

Christine Hwang

UX / UI Designer

Christine is a UX/UI Designer here at HeyOrca. She is client-focused and works on improving the overall user experience and design of the HeyOrca platform. Outside of work, Christine is trying new restaurants in the city, binge watching her favourite shows, being a plant-mom, and hanging out with friends and family.

JP Murphy

JP Murphy

Software Developer

Murph is a Software Developer at HeyOrca, whose job focuses on fixing bugs and helping with product improvements and feature updates. Outside of work, you can find Murph hiking Newfoundland’s many scenic trails, spending time with his daughter, or playing video games.

Shiplu

Shiplu

QA Engineer

Shiplu is our resident bug hunter! Shiplu helps our developers find bugs within our code but in his words ‘it’s challenging to find bugs with this talented team’. Shiplu started his journey at HeyOrca while starting a Masters of Computer Science at Memorial University which he will soon be graduating from – congrats to Shiplu!

Casey

Casey

Customer Education Manager

Casey is our HeyOrca Expert! Casey runs our Education Program and Training Sessions so that our users get the best experience possible with our app. When she’s not helping our customers, Casey is an artist and enamel pin designer who runs Ginger Pins and Designs – check her out on Instagram!

JP

JP

Engineering Team Lead

JP helps our development team bring great features to our customers. JP is our DevOps whiz and helps our support team solve any issues for our clients. When not at work, JP spends time at home with his wife, Emily and greyhound, Brynn.

Julia Farrell

Julia Farrell

Account Manager

Julia is one of our dedicated Account Managers with a background in both sales and customer service. She loves building new relationships with clients and helping customers find exactly what they need. Interested in booking a chat? Reach out today! In her spare time, Julia can be found curled up with her favourite poetry book or scaling a rock wall.

Ali Shahrivarian

Ali Shahrivarian

Software Developer

Ali is a Software Developer here at HeyOrca. Ali works in areas such as product development and focuses on the platform’s performance. In Ali’s spare time, he likes to watch movies, read books and articles, and draw.

Oscar the Orca

Oscar the Orca

Resident Orca

Oscar is our beloved mascot! Oscar is a visual representation of our company’s character – sociable and fun 🙂 Oscar was created by St.John’s based UX/UI designer, Larry Penney in 2015. Since then, Oscar has been synonymous with HeyOrca!

Matheus Gaudert

Matheus Gaudert

Customer Support Team Lead

Matheus is our Customer Support Team Lead here at HeyOrca! He is on our support chat ensuring our customers are having a great experience and also manages our account management. When he’s not helping customers he loves to watch movies and play games!

Let’s Grow Together!

If what you read so far speaks to you and you feel that it might be a start of something special here…

we would love to meet you! 👋