Category Archives: Zillow Life

How one data scientist’s side project led to a once-in-a-lifetime job

  Jordan Meyer, whose three-person team of data scientists bested more than 3,800 teams from 91 countries in January to win the $1 million Zillow Prize competition to improve the Zestimate, is on to his next challenge: a full-time role at Zillow advancing the algorithms behind the company’s new business of buying and selling homes. […]

Welcome to Our New Phoenix Home!

Yesterday we officially opened our new Phoenix-area office! Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, the office will serve as our Southwest hub for Zillow Offers, which is transforming the process of selling a home by giving sellers a free, no-obligation cash offer, so they can get into their next home on their timeline. […]

6 Things You Gain from Attending AfroTech

Written By Ismail A. Yusuf, Sales Executive at Zillow Group People often ask me about my favorite networking experiences, and time and again I tell them to consider attending AfroTech. AfroTech is put on by Blavity, a venture-backed technology and media company that builds products and experiences for black millennials. The conference — held in […]

2018 Grace Hopper Celebration Recap

It’s been a few weeks since we got back from the Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas — and what an experience it was! Our vice president of community and culture, Rebekah Bastian, spoke on a panel with other women technologists from Pinterest, Nordstrom, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about their unique career journeys. […]

Meet us at the Grace Hopper Celebration!

Next week nearly 20,000 people will descend on Houston for the annual Grace Hopper Celebration, a conference focused on women technologists – and there are numerous ways to catch-up with Zillow Group at the event! Panel: Zillow Group’s Rebekah Bastian, Vice President of Community & Culture, will be featured on a panel with other women […]

Paying It Forward: A Recap of NSBE 2017

It’s time to go I’m looking at the computer screen as I fill out another Zillow employee satisfaction survey. I forget the exact question — something related to “what can be done to make Zillow a better place to work,” or maybe it was about “how we can hire better”. Regardless, the answer in my […]

At Zillow Group We Stand for Equal Pay

Pay equality is an important issue for all of us, and at Zillow Group we’re committed to equal pay for equal work and experience. Today, on Equal Pay Day, we’re proud to share that we’ve closed the gender pay gap within Zillow Group. On average, women at our company earn $1.01 for every dollar a […]

10 Highlights of Working at Zillow

Employees have championed the company as one of the best places to work year after year, but what makes working at Zillow so great?

What I Learned by Observing Children Being Engineers

As I watched little people tackle the challenges presented to them with pure enthusiasm and creativity, I was struck by the fact that children are natural engineers.

Zillow Group Hosts First Kids Day of Engineering

Kids engaged in age-appropriate activities that would spark their interest in engineering, innovation and collaboration — all while having fun.

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