The 20 booming DTC companies to bet your career on in 2022, from Vuori to Harry’s
Direct-to-consumer brands continue to see big opportunities — and big challenges.
Competition has gotten stiff as e-commerce platforms like Shopify have made it easier than ever to launch an online brand. At the same time, changes to consumer
privacy policies like those made by Apple this year are making it difficult for DTC brands to reach new customers.
Direct to Consumer Companies Hiring in 2022, From Genies to Harry’s But brands like Vuori in athleticwear, Nurx in healthcare, and Ergatta in connectedness are gearing up for a big 2022, and growing their teams to do so.
Insider found 20 of the best DTC brands for people to bet their career on in 2022, focusing on companies that are raising venture capital and currently hiring. In order to make the list, companies also had to have strong Glassdoor reviews.
The brands’ CEOs shared their plans for 2022 with Insider, as well as what makes their companies a great place to work. They’ll be competing for talent as millions of workers have quit their jobs in 2021, many in search of higher wages, better benefits and working conditions, or altogether new opportunities.
Vice President of People at Thrive Market Ani Khachatoorian
Total raised to date: $241.4 million per Crunchbase
Currently hiring: Yes, for corporate and warehouse roles Company headquarters: Los Angeles, CA
Why you should bet your career on this company: Thrive Market is one of many grocery marketplaces that delivers groceries to customers’ doors. Thrive has over a million members and a growing selection of private-label food products, the company told Food Navigator in November.
A word from the company: “Our over 900 employees are united by a common purpose, we source and deliver healthy, sustainable products to more than one million members, and we recognize the value of growing our team to support this growing member base,” said Ani Khachatoorian, vice president of people at Thrive Market. “We’re hiring across the board in engineering, data science, supply chain
operations, UX design, product management, and in our fulfillment centers, and stand as a collective with the common thread of being a mission-first, do-good grocer.”
Genies CEO Akash Nigam
Total raised to date: $100 million
Currently hiring: Yes, for roles that can be done remotely Company headquarters: Los Angeles, CA
Why you should bet your career on this company: The metaverse has attracted lots of attention lately. Genies, which makes avatars that people can use in the metaverse, has a jump on the competition: In May, it raised $65 million in Series B funding to expand its digital goods business, including getting into the world of resale.
A word from the company: “Everything about 2020 and 2021 has made hiring feel
like a massive game of Hungry Hippo,” CEO Akash Nigam told Insider. “If you’re a talented artist or technologist passionate about Web 3.0 and represent our three virtues, we are hiring you.”
Get the full list: Business Insider