Meet the Zedger: Ieva U. Purkene

By Tim Quirk 1 min read
Meet the Zedger: Ieva U. Purkene

Each week or so, we'll be introducing you to another member of the Zedge staff, so you can get to know the people behind your favorite purple app.

This week, Ieva Purkene.

What's your name?

Ieva U. Purkene

Where are you from and where do you live now?

I am from Lithuania, and currently living in the US.

What's your role at Zedge? What do you do most days at work?

I am a Content Manager; my daily tasks include reviewing and updating landing pages content, creating promotional strategies, and exploring new ways to showcase the best quality art by our beloved and trusted old and new artists.

How long ago did you join Zedge?

I joined Zedge 3 years and 6 months ago.

What do you do when you're not working?

When I'm not working, I enjoy reading & learning, exploring new areas such as graphic design, and doing lots of sports depending on the season.

What's your favorite thing about Zedge?

My favorite thing about Zedge is the workplace culture. Zedge emphasizes the importance of creating an environment that supports focused work, encourages practices that reduce unnecessary interruptions, and fosters a culture of deep work.

What drives you crazy about your job?

One of the aspects that can be challenging in my role is managing the ever-evolving landscape of content management and user expectations. Staying ahead of trends and ensuring our content remains fresh and relevant requires constant adaptation and innovation. However, these challenges also present opportunities for growth and creativity, which ultimately contribute to the dynamic nature of my work.

What advice do you have for Zedge Premium artists?

My advice for Zedge Premium artists is to surround yourself with inspiration by filling your space with things that ignite creativity, and remember this golden rule: don't upload an item that you wouldn't download yourself.