Freepik named one of the best companies in Spain to work for in 2023 by Great Place to Work®
31st March 2023, Málaga, Spain – Freepik Company, the leading European tech company specialized in producing and distributing graphic and audiovisual resources, has been recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the best companies to work for in Spain in the category of 251 to 500 employees. This certification adds to its recognition a few weeks ago as the best company to work for in Malaga.
The national ranking, which celebrates its 21st edition this year, was made public yesterday at the awards ceremony held at the “Museo del Traje” in Madrid by the consulting firm Great Place to Work®, a leader in building and certifying Excellent Places to Work. Freepik ranked number 12 out of the 394 companies analyzed in Spain by the consulting firm, based on the shared opinion of more than 380,000 employees.
Freepik has stood out as an organization with a high-trust culture, and a highly motivated workforce, as shown by the results of the organizational environment diagnostic survey answered by its employees. The survey specifically evaluated 5 major blocks: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
In this last block, Freepik obtained high scores in the 3 aspects evaluated: close relationships, hospitality, and collaboration with 96, 94, and 95 out of 100 points, respectively, figures that are above the average for companies in their sector.
Also noteworthy are fairness and workplace care, both criteria evaluated with 95 points, and the team and organization, with 92 points out of 100.
Furthermore, 89% of Freepik Company employees declare having total or fair confidence in the company’s management committee, and 92% consider that they are encouraged to balance their professional and personal life, with the latter index being 9 points above the average of companies analyzed within the work-life balance criteria.
According to Marta Sisí, Head of HR at Freepik Company, “being recognized as the Best Company to Work for in Spain is a recognition of the entire company, from the General Management to our work in the Human Resources team, but above all, to the colleagues who every day strive to do their best at work, but also to build a pleasant, collaborative and fair work environment. This recognition endorses our work-life balance policies, flexible work arrangements, and career plans on which we have focused our efforts in the last year.”
“Freepik Company is a story of success and overcoming based on a spectacular culture. Congratulations on their entry into the National Best Workplaces Ranking,” says Álvaro Martínez, Regional Manager at Great Place to Work.
Great Place to Work® a reference in the industry
Great Place to Work® is the consulting firm that for over 30 years has been working with companies around the world to identify, create, and maintain high-trust, high-performance cultures, helping organizations become Best Places to Work.
To qualify for this recognition, the consulting firm Great Place to Work conducts a survey among the entire workforce of the evaluated companies regarding their workplace. Their responses are independently processed and the firm surveys over 50 million people worldwide annually.
To enter the Ranking of Best Companies to Work for in Spain (by Great Place to Work®), the teams’ evaluation of the company must be at least 70% on the Trust Index©. Additionally, it is necessary to provide information about the policies and practices on Care and People Management.
Evolution of the Freepik Company team
The Spanish technology company has nearly 500 employees only in Spain and a total of 567 people including teams from the United Kingdom, Denmark, and Colombia. This is due to the recent acquisitions of international companies such as Videvo, Iconfinder, and Original Mockups.
Their team grew by 49% in 2022 compared to the previous year, when they had 380 people, showing unstoppable growth since its creation in 2010. Looking ahead to 2023, they are working on consolidating their workforce and retaining high levels of talent, as well as incorporating IT profiles.
In the coming months, these profiles will be incorporated into the workforce and will be related to the development of Artificial Intelligence, an area in which Freepik Company is a pioneer. Thus, the most demanded profiles will be focused on developing projects around this technology such as Data Scientists, specialized Front-end teams, and Product Design and Full Stack profiles.