I believe that EACH month, I have at least one occasion to say to myself: "Amazing, I really work at a completely unbelievable company"
7 Cité Paradis, 75010 Paris, France
At OpenClassrooms, we believe that everybody can learn anything and that everybody has something to share.
Our mission is to make education accessible. To everybody. Everywhere. We’re working to do that everyday, and we have been doing it for 20 years.
We all have numerous responsibilities, managing 50 paths leading to a diploma recognized by the French State, and a community of more than 3 million members.
Want to know more about us? Learn more about how we work here at OpenClassrooms! Yes, we even have a course for that.
Help changing the lives of millions of people by making education accessible
WE DARE : join a team that dares to try out new ideas and will support you in implementing your own
WE CARE : be part of a supportive, friendly team that values communication
WE PERSIST : we value pursuing long-term goals. We're not afraid of failures along the way. We'll help you fail fast and keep on going.
WE TELL IT AS IT IS : we believe in honesty, feedback, and value opinions at all levels. If you join our team, you'll have a voice and a place at the table.
We want people who are interested in education and can bring fresh perspectives and want to help build great things.
We empower our employees to innovate and support their efforts.
We are looking for people who also want to learn more everyday, alone or from their colleagues. And share their knowledge too.
We encourage and prioritize supportive communication amongst our teams.
Don’t hesitate to send your application, we will be in touch with you very soon.
If you want to know more about our Recruitment process, please click here
Mathieu Nebra, Co-Founder
and Chief Product Officer
Mathieu is one of the two co-founders of OpenClassrooms. He is also our Chief Product Officer. His job is to define and drive the product strategy of the company. The main challenge he tackles on a daily basis: continuously evolving our services to better serve our students, employers and mentors. He describes his position as a mix of strategy, tech and curriculum building.
Mathieu created the first iterations of OpenClassrooms when he was 13-years-old and has been honing it ever since. As an engineer, it has been the central focus of his professional career. What he likes most at OpenClassrooms is our dynamic team. He loves how everyone is driven by the company mission to make education accessible. Mathieu also relishes the opportunity to meet OpenClassrooms students to discover how we are making an impact in their lives.
Mathieu is intuitive and great people person who has a real sense of what those around him are feeling and experiencing. These qualities make him a great leader.
What drives Mathieu is helping others to thrive. This is why he has created so many courses on OpenClassrooms. In his personal life, he plays the guitar and runs semi-marathons. Mathieu is French, born and raised in the South of France and works in Paris.
Claudia Luca, Chief Education Officer
Claudia's job is to manage the whole education Team. This mission goes from choosing what we will teach, to the implementation of our training paths along with her team. She also makes sure we achieve and maintain accreditations, certifications and external recognition primarily for France, the UK, the US, and worldwide.
Before working at OpenClassrooms, she was at Arden University for 16 years, most recently in the role of COO (Chief Operating Officer) . She supported it in its journey to become a British university. She joined OpenClassrooms because it was a mission-driven company and for the dynamic environment in which everybody works towards the same goal. Her super-power in life is to be super-analytical, as she enjoys breaking complex problems down into small pieces to focus on what matters.
In her personal life, she has a habit of collecting hobbies. One of them is woodwork: she is quite amazed by the introspective process of making things. Claudia is half-Italian and half-British. She has thus lived in both countries and now works remotely as she is based in Oxfordshire, UK.
Guillaume Parrou, Learning Innovation Manager
Guillaume's role is essentially to enable the best ideas for improving our student learning experience. He researches and design new learning and teaching methods and translates them into actionable and clear steps to incorporate them into our programs. He manages the implementation of the most innovative techniques that address our most urgent or more long-term needs. In a nutshell, he is accountable for our education research & development.
Before OpenClassrooms, Guillaume was an aspiring entrepreneur in EdTech, having designed a new, innovative kind of Learning Management System. Guillaume is an expert in skill mapping, learning experience design and heutagogy (self-determined learning). At OpenClassrooms, he likes the fact the company is results-oriented. For him, people here can really create opportunities for themselves if they put in the work and show results.
In his personal life, Guillaume absolutely loves to learn new things and is fascinated by sleep science. He was born and raised in a small town called Saintes in France, between La Rochelle and Bordeaux, and now lives and works in Paris.
Clara Corazza, Head of the Development Track
Clara is Head of the Code and Design track. She imagines, builds and creates all the development and design paths and courses with her team.
She graduated in neurosciences. Before OpenClassrooms, she founded a number of companies, among them, an environmental counseling firm. While building this company she needed a developer but was not able to find someone to fill the role. To address her issue, she decided to take things into her own hands and learn to code. She studied at 42, a Parisian coding school. She then worked in London and Barcelona and created another company in Tech.
As she used the Site du Zéro 13 years before actually switching careers into Tech and then she had made a career change in code partially training with OpenClassrooms, she dreamt of joining our team. During high school, it didn’t feel like a real option to work in Tech, especially for women. So, at the time, she had chosen biology.
Today, she is really enthusiastic about making education accessible, especially coding and especially to women. Clara’s best quality is she never gives up or lacks courage.
In her personal life, Clara plays video games, reads, likes to try new sports such as Krav Maga and takes part in obstacle races (yes, indeed, the races where you end up covered in mud). She also has an adorable, huge, female dog. She is franco-italian and lived in more than 20 cities. Today, she lives and works in Paris.
Ibis Lilley, Mentorship Lead
Ibis's job is to lead the mentorship team in making sure that every student has access to a qualified and experienced mentor to help them complete their program and get a job.
To recruit mentors in a variety of fields, one of the most critical things is to evaluate the mentor's ability to explain their technical skills and knowledge to someone who knows nothing about their profession. The mentorship team also manages our growing international community of more than 1,000 mentors. This is essential to cultivate the best learning experience possible for our students.
Ibis has a degree in philosophy and her first job was teaching English in Japan. However, she has since worked in a wide variety of roles and companies over the past 15 years, throughout which education and training have been constant themes. What she likes about OpenClassrooms is the fact that we are helping people to huge strides forward and transform change their life chances for the better.
In her personal life, Ibis spends her time indoctrinating her kids into watching rugby and too much Netflix. Otherwise she loves to travel, 24 countries and counting. Ibis has British and Nigerian nationality and plans to become French with Brexit on the horizon. She now lives and works in Paris.
Guto Amorim, Lead Motion Designer
Guto is Lead Motion Designer within our video team. He handles questions related to graphic and motion design at our studio. He works part of the time on editing, color grading, motion design, and the rest on improvements of post-production processes.
Guto graduated in Advertising and he started his career as an art director before switching to video making. He then mixed both jobs to become a motion designer a couple of years ago.
What he likes at OpenClassrooms is the fluidity between teams, which means collaboration. He also values how everyone makes you feel comfortable to talk to them. Guto is well-known in the company for his “punny” sense of humor: a Monday morning is #lundifficile and something bad that happens on a Thursday is a #trajeudi.
In his personal life, Guto likes photography and learning about other cultures. He is originally from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. He first moved to Dublin for 2 years before moving to France for his masters in Arctic Studies (isn’t that amazing?). He now lives and works in Paris.
Esther McNamara, VP Social Programs
Esther is VP of Social Programs. She builds training programs accessible-to-all to help people change jobs. She is specialized in French public policies and is thus proud to invent new formats for the French government to adopt in terms of professional education. Her focus is on independent, rural or unqualified workers among other profiles.
Her team helps these candidates to study and find work after training. Her team says that she tells it as it is and has a great sense of humor. Before joining OpenClassrooms, Esther studied Law and Economics, and worked at the French “Cour des Comptes”.
In her personal life, she loves crossfit and enjoys her fulfilling family life. Esther is French, born and raised in the North of France. She now lives in Paris.
Jie Wang, iOS Developer
Jie is an iOS developer.
He built our iOS application and now optimizes it continuously. Before working at OpenClassrooms, he already worked as an iOS developer in a Parisian startup. He took the position with us because he liked the development process, the fact that we practice clean architecture and for our culture of human diversity and persistence.
In his personal life, he likes watching movies and playing ping pong. He is originally from Zheijang, China. He first came to France in 2012 to study at the UTBM (Université de Technologies de Belfort Montbéliard) and liked France so much that he stayed. He now lives and works in Paris.
Karen De Graaf, Frontend Developer
Karen is a frontend developer on the acquisition squad. Along with this squad’s team, she works on converting our users into new students.
She has a bachelor's degree in media studies but has been building a background in web development for agencies for a while now. During her studies, she took programming as her minor. She liked it so much, she taught herself about web development in order to get a job as a programmer.
What she values most about the Tech Team at OpenClassrooms is that they have the space for learning, innovation and experimentation. “I’m happy we have the space to continuously try and improve ourselves,'' she says.
Karen likes yoga, theater acting and travelling. She also bakes amazing cakes (a new one each time. They are always fantastic). Once, she was late 3 times in a row for the team meeting. As a consequence, she brought chouquettes (a French pastry). But instead of picking them up at boulangerie, she baked them herself, and with success! Karen was born in the Netherlands but now lives and works in Paris.
Devika Dhawan, Product Manager
Devika's mission is to determine the best solutions we should implement on our platform to solve our business stakeholders’ and our customers’ problems. Once the solution has been determined, Devika works closely with the design and tech teams using agile methods to build it. As soon as it is in place, she collects feedbacks and gathers data to know if the solution was efficient or needs further investigation.
Devika’s background is in cognitive neuroscience. She was very interested in customer research and brain behaviour, which drew her to marketing and finally on to product management. At OpenClassrooms, the social and education mission really resonates with her. She enjoys working on products that help people accessing high-quality education and collaborating with the Tech team.
In her personal life, Devika likes to travel, walk around and explore new places. She also enjoys eating, trying new restaurants and new types of food regularly. Devika was born in L.A., grew up in Seattle and lived in N.Y and L.A. Her family is originally from New Delhi.
David Bellaiche, Data Analyst
David is a Data Analyst. In line with the company’s transparency policy, his mission is to make data accessible to every colleague. He works with SQL code and Python to search, synchronize, clean and analyze our data. In terms of tools, the data team works mainly on Tableau and Dataiku.
Before OpenClassrooms, David studied Economics at La Sorbonne, and worked as a web analyst for 5 years in a wide range of companies including Netbooster/Artefact and Louis Vuitton.
He took the job at OpenClassrooms firstly because he learned to code on the website, so he already felt close to the company and indebted to it. He also believes in our mission. Years prior he took an OpenClassrooms program that helped in change careers. And that’s exactly the value proposition that we make to students.
In the company, he is seen as a genuine problem solver and an optimizations guy. In his personal life, David likes sports (soccer, running, and judo), and plays piano as well as the saxophone. David was born and raised in Paris and still lives and works there.
Clémence Schricke, Customer Support Specialist
Clémence is a Customer Support Specialist within the customer care team. She answers our users and students’ questions on a very wide range of topics. Her mission along with the team is for everyone to have the best possible contact and experience with OpenClassrooms.
Clémence has a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages and cultural studies. She has a professional background both in Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer relationship. She joined OpenClassrooms for its mission, its team (a passionate team she really feels like she belongs to) and the work benefits.
In her personal life, she likes running (even if she would never have foreseen that a couple of years ago), swimming in the ocean and strolling on the beach. She is bilingual in several languages. Clémence was born and raised in Toulon in the South of France, and now lives and works in Paris.
Henri Metzger, HR Solutions Partner
Henri helps our partner companies to navigate the evolution of their workforce. He focuses on strategic projects focused on training and recruitment. Before OpenClassrooms, Henri graduated from the French trade school ESCP Europe, in the major “Management of the creative industries”.
After his studies, he was a musician for 5 years and worked in business development in a music industry startup. He joined OpenClassrooms to improve the companies’ performances thanks to our product. In parallel, he is also a speaker and a teacher of HR transformation at Wolters Klower. His team says he is really creative.
In his personal life, Henri likes to spend time with his family, play music and take care of his vegetable garden using the permaculture method. Henri is French and lives in Paris.
Ellen Peace-Langton, Employer Relations Specialist
Ellen's job is to helps companies recruit, upskill and reskill talent. Lately, she has been advising employers on apprenticeships. Since she started at OpenClassrooms, she has changed positions three times, going from customer care to sales.
Ellen studied modern languages (French and German) and International Relations during University. Before OpenClassrooms, she worked as an English teacher, as well as in customer service and sales.
She joined the company because of the mission and the team. What she likes most about OpenClassrooms is the independence, responsibilities and right to thrive each team member is given.
In her personal life, she loves cooking (“as funny as an englishwoman who cooks well may sound”, she jokes) and beer. She is a member of a club in the UK called “Campaign For The Real Ale” and thinks beer is as complex as wine if you really taste it. She also practices crossfit. She is originally from Sheffield, UK, and now lives in Paris.
Mikael Maccès, Accountant
Mikael is an accountant specialized in suppliers. He is in charge of suppliers’ and general accounting as well as some financial reporting. Although he has worked as an accountant for a couple of years now, his prior experience includes working in sales and logistics.
At OpenClassrooms, he likes the fact that everyone is really autonomous and can work serenely. He also stresses the good general ambiance of the whole team and company benefits He likes the fact we can work remotely as well. Mikael’s special ability is that he persists in everything he does. It helped him throughout his career change, and is really useful in his job on a day-to-day basis.
In his personal life, Mikael practices martial arts. For instance, he likes Pencak Silat, an Indonesian martial art that mixes south-eastern gestures with Asian self-defense. He also likes to travel (his preferred trips were Mexico, Thailand and Kenya). Mikael is West Indian (his father is from Guadeloupe and his mother from Martinique). He now lives and works in Paris.
I believe that EACH month, I have at least one occasion to say to myself: "Amazing, I really work at a completely unbelievable company"
7 Cité Paradis, 75010 Paris, France
Gender equality index for 2019 : 91/100.