Customer Service Representative - Temporary

Denver, Colorado | Seattle, Washington - Temporary

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At Glowforge, we help people bring home the future and make it their own. Our printer uses a laser to carve and engrave products from raw materials like wood, leather, acrylic – even cardboard. Take a look and see for yourself.

We build magical products to delight our customers, and we do it while taking care of each other. We hire people who are outstanding at what they do, who thrive in tight-knit teams, and who want to make things that make a difference.

Together, we've built a product we're incredibly proud of, and the reward has been incredible growth.

We work together because we believe in the power of creativity. We believe we can bring about a future where anyone can print anything.

We'd love to have you join us.

This is a temporary role looking for candidates in the Denver, Colorado or Seattle Washington area.

Why We Need You

We have the best customers, and our company will succeed or fail based on the experience they have with their Glowforge. When customers experience a challenge, they’ll come to us expecting us to make it right. That’s where you come in.

When our customers encounter difficulties, whether it’s a missing shipment or a question about how to use their Glowforge, you’ll help them get back on track. You’ll ask great questions, notice emerging patterns, write excellent issue reports, and figure out how to describe complicated thing in really simple steps so that they can get back to printing happily. While they may start frustrated or confused, you’ll leave our customers warmly supported and glowing with delight.

Here's what you'll be doing

Taking care of our customers. You’re going to teach people about Glowforge and you’ll answer questions and resolve challenges related to customers accounts, shipments, returns, and more. You’ll pride yourself on your emotional intelligence, patience, and creative problem-solving skills. Our customers will rave to their friends about the outstanding customer service you provide.

You’ll start by communicating with customers through email, and may expand to chat & phone. We’ll give you access to a knowledge base of answers and ideas, and you’ll draw on that resource and your own phenomenal people-skills to provide a great response to each customer who reaches out.

Learning. You’ll learn about our company, our product, and our customers. You’ll become familiar with systems including Zendesk, Shopify, and proprietary software so that you can research customer issues and arrange solutions.

Noticing what we can do better. When you notice that our processes are hard to follow or don't delight customers, you'll make sure your team lead knows so that we can improve.

You need these qualifications

  • You care about people, and you love finding solutions to customer challenges!

  • Have a four-year degree or equivalent experience.

  • Have 2+ years of experience providing customer service in writing or over the phone.

  • You’re adept at asking questions to clearly understand customer needs and narrow down possible solutions.

  • You are comfortable using a computer.

  • You know email, documents, and spreadsheets and have used a ticketing system like Zendesk or Kustomer.

  • You may be a savvy user of ecommerce, financial, shipping or warranty systems.

It would be nice if you...

  • Are excellent at written communication and have provided support by email, chat or community forum
  • Have experience working from home with geographically distributed teams
  • Are personally passionate about what Glowforge is building
  • Love making things - knitting, woodworking, 3D printing, furniture building - it doesn’t matter what.

Send us a resume or Linkedin link. And please, include a cover letter that tells us what you’re excited about doing with us!

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just email us at We hope you can join us.

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