PicsArt, the world‘s largest creative platform, today announced the opening of a new office in the UK. Headquartered in San Francisco, PicsArt’s staff is distributed around the world, with expanding offices and employees in Yerevan (Armenia), Los Angeles, Moscow, Beijing, Tokyo and India. In the last year alone, PicsArt has seen a 36% increase in its workforce. The opening of a new UK office is the latest initiative undertaken by the company to meet the needs of its user base of more than 150 million monthly active creators around the world.
The announcement follows the recent hiring by PicsArt of acclaimed British designer Duncan Riley as Vice President of Design. In this role, Riley will oversee the expansion of the new center, which will focus on product design and development. Riley has more than 18 years of experience developing teams of creative professionals and thoughtfully creating global user experiences for numerous prestigious brands including Shazam, Skyscanner, Snapchat, NBCUniversal, Viacom, and Absolute Radio, among others.
“At PicsArt we are creating the best possible experience for creators, allowing each and everyone to hone their everyday moments, express their passions, promote their business or even create art. I’m excited to get started with the incredible talent here at PicsArt, and get started. to increase the British team to support our vision in 2021, “shared Riley.
Hovhannes Avoyan, Founder and CEO of PicsArt, commented: “As a globally minded company with over 700 employees, we aim to best serve the many ways that PicsArt creators use our product across the globe. We are delighted to be coming to the UK and welcoming new members and all their ideas and contributions to build together amazing things for our active and dynamic user base. “
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In addition to the recruitment process for its new UK facility, PicsArt is actively conducting employee searches in other regions around the world, including remote positions, for areas of design, engineering, product operations, marketing, content and many others. For more information on current job openings, prospective candidates can visit https://picsart.com/jobs.
PicsArt is the world‘s # 1 creative platform and one of the 20 most downloaded applications for seven consecutive quarters. Every month, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. PicsArt has amassed one of the largest collections of open source content in the world, including free-edited photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and much more content. PicsArt is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android and Windows devices. PicsArt is financially supported by Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and Siguler Guff & Company. Download the app or visit picsart.com O picsart.com/brands/ for more information.
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