The Power to Organize

Creating Authentic Communities Around Interests, Affinities, and Movements

Our Story

Backplane is a platform that allows like-minded people to connect across their shared interests. Our first community was around Lady Gaga's, and is almost a million strong. We believe that consumers and brands want more meaningful ways to connect and engage with each other online. We are partnering with the world's best brands to create authentic community.

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Backplane is making waves on a global scale, and it is important for us to have our best foot forward. As we continue to grow, we are making a name for ourselves in every aspect, and we are excited to be able to be on the forefront of global communities, bringing people together based on their interests.

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Work With Us

Our mission is to enhance the way people interact and engage on the web. As a Backplane employee, you will be joining a first-rate team of designers, engineers, and community organizers, and helping the world's biggest brands create their home in a digital space. We have a dynamic work flow and offer a collaboration focused environment where hard work and creativity are central to a job well done.

Backplane Culture

In between building awesome code and managing large-scale communities, we like to have some fun. Our team regularly organizes events, from go-kart races and Giants games to simply enjoying some beers at the pub below the Palo Alto office. We cater in lunch and dinner every day, and we have a fully stocked kitchen, complete with every energy drink and caffeinated beverage imaginable. We give generous stock options, competitive salaries, and Apple equipment, along with comprehensive medical and dental benefits. Join Us!

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