Meet the team behind theScore at OutGeekWomen x Toronto!

OutGeekWomen - Women in Tech
3 min readApr 29, 2024

This May, we’re super excited to announce our second OutGeekWomen event in 2024, and this time it’s happening right in the heart of Toronto! We’ve teamed up with the good people at theScore, and they’re graciously hosting women in tech community in their HQ.

It’s going to be a dynamic evening where everyone from the Toronto community is invited — whether you’re looking for a job or you’re in HR. Picture this: short and sweet talks, making new connections, learning about job opportunities, voting for the best tech pitch, all while enjoying some appetizers and drinks, and unlimited networking. Plus, theScore tech team is ready to welcome you with open arms!

Want to know more about the amazing people at theScore team? Check out our blog post. And hey, don’t forget to secure your spot by RSVPing on outgeek.org — we can’t wait to see you there!

Big thanks to theScore tech team for hosting OutGeekWomen x Toronto! Being a prominent force in Toronto, your business thrives at the crossroads of media and sports betting. What’s the tale behind your remarkable success?

Our success is a testament to our diverse and talented team. We have team members from a variety of diverse backgrounds and experiences working across our teams in tech, media, data, marketing, design, and beyond. Our passion and deep understanding of our audience’s needs is the driving force behind our continued growth and innovation. We strive to deliver the best to our users and maintain a leadership position in the industry.

Based in Toronto, you’re expanding your footprint with recruitment drives in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles. What distinguishes each of these locations from the others?

As a company, we’ve worked hard to create a unified experience and a collaborative, inclusive culture across our workforce. This approach allows us to leverage the unique strengths of the talent based in different locations while fostering a sense of unity and comradery among our team members.

Despite a hybrid format and several spread out office locations, we’ve implemented strategies to ensure that collaboration and communication are not hindered by geographical boundaries.

Describe the vibe at your Toronto offices in three words.

Collaborative — Fun — Views

What sets apart working at theScore from other tech companies in Toronto and makes it a fulfilling journey?

theScore is a widely recognized and respected name in sports media across North America, but particularly here in Ontario, where the company’s roots date back to a cable television station in the ’90s. Many of our team members grew up following theScore, and there’s a lot of passion for our brand.

We have a tight-knit team and have maintained our people-centric approach throughout a period of rapid growth. Our collaborative, team-first culture is what allows us to continue to innovate and build amazing experiences for our users.

How does theScore bolster and advance women within Toronto’s tech community?

As an organization, we are committed to helping women thrive in their careers. Internally, we maintain a strong employee resource group, Women in Interactive, aimed at supporting and empowering our employees. We also actively support women in the tech space. Recently, we hosted events in our beautiful Toronto office for women-focused organizations. These events provide a collaborative environment for women to network and discussing a range of important topics of their choosing. We are always looking for ways to work together and promote the success of women in the workforce.

Can you offer insights into the technical job opportunities available at theScore for the upcoming spring and summer seasons? Additionally, which particular roles are you seeking to hire for during the OutGeekWomen x Toronto event on May 16th?

There are a lot of exciting things happening here at theScore, and that includes plenty of hiring in the upcoming months! We have many opportunities to join our teams across a range of technical roles, from software engineers to data scientists to product designers.

You can always find the most up to date job openings with theScore here: https://www.scoremediaandgaming.com/careers/

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