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Associate Editor, Tech Industry

Online Editorial

Online Copy Editor
Freelance Weekend Social Media Editor

Product Development

Product Manager

Branded Content Studio

Digital Art Director, Branded Content
Designer, Branded Content

Ad Sales

Integrated Strategic Planning Manager
Integrated Sales Planner

Events

General Manager, Experiential

Design and Web Development

Director of Digital Design and User Experience
Art Director
Front End Developer - Editorial Interactives
Web Developer, Mid and Senior
Mid-level DevOps Engineer

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Audience Analyst

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Associate Editor, Tech Industry

Position Overview:

Select All is looking for a smart, funny, opinionated writer to cover the technology industry as a business. The ideal candidate is interested not just in the details of investment rounds and earnings calls, but in Silicon Valley as a fascinating and influential new sphere filled with larger-than-life personalities and intellects, and can engagingly explain and analyze how its business affects the general reader’s day-to-day life now and in the future. The job involves writing daily commentary on the biggest stories in the tech world, preparing weekly columns and reviews, and developing, pitching, and writing longer features.

Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with the technology industry and its key players and companies
  • Comfortable analyzing, reporting out, and responding quickly to news stories
  • Knack for translating dry business stories into relevant and accessible news and opinion
  • Strong sense of self-motivation
  • Ability to work well and quickly under pressure
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • Ability to write clean copy multiple times daily on short turnaround
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Fantastic news sense and storytelling instincts
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • Strong sense of humor

To apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and samples of your work to hr@nymag.com with "Assoc. Editor, Tech – NYM" in the subject line. Include salary requirements in your cover letter. Include the samples of your work as links, not attachments.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Online Editorial

Online Copy Editor

Position description:

New York is looking for a full-time copy editor to join our online team. Candidates must be detail-oriented, accustomed to a fast-paced environment, and strong team players. The job includes copyediting blog posts with an eye for grammar, spelling, and New York's style while taking care to preserve writers’ voices. Familiarity with online publishing tools is beneficial but not required.

Qualifications:

  • Strong spelling, grammar, and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of a major style guide
  • An ability to balance reading carefully with reading quickly
  • A knack for remaining calm under pressure

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to copydeskjobs@nymag.com with the subject line “Online Copy Editor – NYM”. Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Freelance Weekend Social Media Editor

Reports To:

Engagement Editor

Position Overview:

This is a part-time position generally working 16 hours per week from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. It will expand New York Media’s daily social media efforts by extending regular social posting into the weekend hours. The top priorities of this position are to manage and augment the company’s social media communities while boosting engagement on all platforms.

Job Specifications:

  • Contribute a high volume of posts across multiple social media platforms during weekend hours generally starting at 9am EST. Expert knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Reddit required.
  • Monitor social media for breaking news stories, working closely with writers as needed.
  • Live-tweet and/or cover cultural and news events as assigned.
  • Provide guidance and support to the writers to facilitate contributions in social media.
  • Help identify and develop best practices that apply to a weekend social audience.
  • Stay up-to-date on changes made to social media platforms, and how that might affect the company’s strategy moving forward. Use website and social analytics to make data-informed decisions.
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the company to leverage current topics of interest to increase reach and engagement.
  • Stay abreast of relevant industry benchmarks and assess the company’s relative performance on an ongoing basis. Identify gaps and areas of opportunity for improvement.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience developing and executing social media strategies
  • Background in publishing, ideally in editorial or public relations roles at news media companies. Experience generating content for social media is critical.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills. Editorial sensibilities that align with New York’s voice, tone, and editorial POV.
  • Knowledge of industry and competitors in the space.
  • Substantial experience with social media and CMS enterprise such as SocialFlow, Bit.ly, Twitter Analytics, and Facebook Insights.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to SMjob@nymag.com with “FL Weekend SM Editor – NYM” in subject line. Include hourly rate in cover letter.

No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Product Development

Product Manager

New York Media is seeking an experienced Product Manager with a strong technical background to join our team. The PM will work across our properties -- including NYMag, Vulture, Grub Street, the Cut, Science of Us, and Select All -- to build world-class digital products that serve our growing audience. The PM will focus primarily but not exclusively on internal tools and content management systems. We’re looking for someone who will advocate for our writers and editors in the development process and can couple strategic thinking with an organized, deadline-driven approach to launching products.

The position is responsible for gathering and documenting requirements from consumers, business owners, editors, and advertisers; writing use cases, business logic, and training documentation; and helping to drive the acquisition of new users and convert them into loyal readers. In addition, Product Managers will regularly assess and report on competitive properties, partnership opportunities, and new technologies.

Candidates should have experience leading product discovery, wireframing solutions with developers, interviewing users, analyzing data, and maintaining documentation. They should be passionate about working collaboratively across disciplines and experimenting continuously. They should be comfortable establishing data-centric goals, analyzing the data post-launch, and presenting results and recommendations to the organization.

The ideal candidate has worked for a media company and has experience writing technical requirements for content management systems, digital analytics platforms, and data-driven schemas. They are interested in and familiar with personalization and targeting technologies, business intelligence systems, and the latest thinking around content management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the product development process:
    • Interview users (internal and external)
    • Lead discovery and other collaborations with designers, developers, editors, and ad sellers
    • Create and gather requirements from stakeholders
    • Define MVPs and success metrics/goals
    • Write user stories, acceptance criteria, and use cases in tools like Trello
    • Prioritize the backlog of feature requests
  • Collaborate with developers, editors, and QA to build products
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders and executives on project status, needs, and milestones
  • Create and maintain training and product documentation
  • Lead training for staff on internal products
  • Help define the company’s overall product roadmap in collaboration with the larger Product team
  • Work closely with marketing, PR and editorial to make sure product launches have the best chance of success
  • Track performance metrics and work closely with the Data Insights group to measure product impact and success
  • Run regular experiments to improve conversion and product performance
  • Keep the team apprised of developments in the competitive landscape

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 to 4 years of digital product experience, preferably building both internal and external products
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with agile software development methodology and working with engineering and/or data teams on technical projects
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

The position will report to the Executive Director of Product Development.

To apply: Email resume and a cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "NYMag Product Manager – NYM".

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Branded Content Studio

Digital Art Director, Branded Content

New York Media, owner of New York magazine, nymag.com, The Cut, Vulture, Grub Street, Science of Us, and Select/All is seeking a Digital Art Director to lead the design group in our branded content studio. A few of our past clients include Tiffany & Co., Coach, Clinique, IBM, HBO, MAC, Guinness and more.

The Digital Art Director will lead the visual development of cross-platform branded content and innovative high-impact digital ads (incl. homepage takeovers), driving the creative process from concept to completion. This individual will have a great eye for story layout/composition, typography, interactivity, and user experience. The Digital Art Director will also play a lead role in the production of photo shoots, particularly for our beauty & fashion clients.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the design process of visually beautiful branded content posts from conception to completion. Stories range from simple article pages, to fully custom, one-off, multimedia features that live seamlessly across platforms.
  • Lead the design process for high-impact digital ad units, particularly homepage takeovers. New York Media is continually pushing the boundaries of what a digital ad can be, as evidenced by our press-getting, one-of-a-kind executions for clients like HBO’s Vinyl, FX’s Louie, and Bravo’s Odd Mom Out.
  • Be the visionary that inspires great work and insists on the best possible end product.
  • Develop a network of freelance design talent for custom projects, including illustrators and motion graphic designers, etc.
  • Plan and direct photo shoots, particularly fashion and beauty shoots, including on-location direction.
  • Manage the design team’s workflow while coordinating with Project Managers, Product Development, Editors, and Ad Sales. Ensure the completion of all creative projects on time and within budget.
  • Represent the design team and be able to sell concepts to non-designers, including clients.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 6+ years of design experience, preferably with a digital publisher or agency.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field.
  • Fluent understanding of responsive design for desktop, mobile, and tablet.
  • Fluent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience directing digital still and fashion/beauty photography shoots.
  • Knowledge of the branded content landscape is a big plus, please mention if you’ve worked in this capacity before.
  • Knowledge of motion design is a plus.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, resume, and link to design samples to hr@nymag.com with “AD, Branded Content - NYM” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Designer, Branded Content

Position Overview:

New York Media, owner of New York magazine, nymag.com, The Cut, Vulture, Grub Street, Science of Us, and Select/All is seeking a Designer to join our in-house branded content studio.

The Designer will help conceptualize, design, and create custom stories for our advertising partners, from simple article pages, to fully custom, one-off, multimedia features. The designer will play a lead role in determining a story’s layout, creating mockups for proposals, and creating the look and feel of all story visuals. Other design challenges may include infographics, design for video, and other one-offs that haven’t been dreamed up yet.

This role is also responsible for the design of digital ad units, including rich media ads and high-impact takeovers.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable juggling many projects at once, and must communicate seamlessly with multiple parties including Ad Sales, Editorial, Product Development, and other Designers.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 3+ years in design role for a digital publisher or agency. Experience working with branded content is a big plus
  • Strong design foundation and understanding of the principles of typography and layout
  • Well-versed in responsive design
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop
  • Experience working with a variety of brands, including beauty/fashion brands, is a plus
  • Basic video editing ability required; motion design experience a plus
  • Solid understanding of HTML5/CSS capabilities and limitations

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, resume, and link to design samples to hr@nymag.com with “Designer, Branded Content - NYM” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Ad Sales

Integrated Strategic Planning Manager

New York Media has an opening for a Strategic Planning Manager to support the Publisher and Executive Director of Client Solutions. This role will serve as the primary liaison between the Sales/Marketing Team and the Editorial Leadership Team across both the print and digital platforms.

Print Responsibilities:

  • Maintain print positioning grids for all issues of New York Magazine, Design Hunting, and New York Weddings
  • Assists the Publisher by establishing the overall appearance of print publications, including relative importance of ad placement, relationships with advertisers, and competitive separation between clients, and editorial adjacency restrictions for print advertisements
  • Meets bi-weekly production deadline schedule, working in step with the Production Director
  • Identify shortfalls and opportunity to build print issues (premium position, frequency guarantees, and special projects such as inserts, onserts, and zines)
  • Keep print dummy book up to date by working with production to get edit pages and ad creative
  • Work closely with Director of Integrated Business Operations to ensure all sales team prospects and bookings are correctly recorded in sales forecast files
  • Prepare slides for the sales meeting presentation including a premium print positioning opportunity list and updates on upcoming editorial content

Digital Responsibilities:

  • Maintain digital editorial sponsorship calendar of reoccurring features, weeklongs, pop up blogs, and social video holds
  • Build relationships with digital editors to stay informed about upcoming sponsorship opportunities for content projects and share insight with the Sales/Marketing team
  • Vet custom sales requests through the Digital Editorial Director to ensure that sponsorships maintain brand and editorial integrity
  • Alert digital editors and social marketing team when editorial sponsorships are sold and facilitate keywording structure with sales planners for proper campaign delivery

Requirements/Skills:

Candidates for the position should have a college degree or at least two years of related experience at a media company or advertising agency. The ideal candidate is organized, highly motivated, adaptable to change with a positive attitude, possesses excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must have a proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "Integ Strat Planning Mgr – NYM". Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Integrated Sales Planner

Job Description:

New York Media, publisher of New York magazine, nymag.com, The Cut, Vulture, Grub Street, and Science of Us, is seeking an experienced Sales Planner to support Advertising Sales and Operations. This position is responsible for drafting proposals, implementing these proposals in New York Media’s ad serving systems, and managing sold campaigns, ensuring optimal campaign performance and providing excellent customer service to New York Media’s advertisers.

Requirements/Skills:

Candidates for the position should have at least two years of related experience at a media company or advertising agency. Direct experience in sales planning and campaign management is preferred. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, has excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is experienced using research and marketing to craft and deliver unique proposals. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are a must.

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "Adv Integ Sales Planner – NYM". Include salary requirements in your cover letter.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Events

General Manager, Experiential

Location:

New York City

Summary:

The General Manager, Experiential will be responsible for leading the expansion of New York Media’s events business, driving profitability and enhancing brand reputation. The candidate will be required to create a model for sustainable and scalable experiential programming and fostering growth year after year. The candidate will also be responsible for innovation in the business by assessing opportunities and conceiving of ideas for new events and experiences.

The General Manager, Experiential will oversee event production, audience development, ticket sales and sponsorship. He/she will partner with the editorial teams to bring to life events for core brands including Vulture, The Cut, Grub Street and New York and develop commercially sound programs that have the ability to scale.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, resourceful, and creative leader; with an outstanding ability to think strategically and have the highest standards for delivery. The candidate will have demonstrated experience in developing an events business, bringing in brand and media partners and successfully running major events.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure revenue and operational costs for the events business are successfully managed to deliver the highest level of profitability possible
  • Ensure that New York Media innovates with its events business, both with existing event growth and the conception of new experiences
  • Ensure an integrated planning process for all events between editorial, sponsorship, PR and production teams
  • Manage the production team to ensure the highest level of delivery for all events
  • Oversee promotional campaigns for the events including PR and sales & marketing
  • Offer strategic counsel on event-related partnerships, activations and execution
  • Assist with the implementation of best practices and standard operating procedures for New York Magazine

Requirements:

  • 15+ years of events and marketing experience, with an emphasis on managing budgets and profitability
  • Must have experience working on major events with additional experience in the media and/or entertainment industries preferred; agency experience a plus
  • Proven track record delivering measurable success for an events business
  • Established relationships with brands across the U.S.
  • Strong leader with excellent interpersonal, organizational and management skills
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to execute on the big picture
  • Ability to work quickly and exhibit strong judgment

To apply: Email resume and a cover letter to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "GM Experiential – NYM".

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Design and Web Development

Director of Digital Design and User Experience

New York Media is looking for a unique and talented Digital Design Director to oversee user experience and visual design for our digital properties: Vulture, The Cut, Science of Us, Grub Street, and NYMag.com.

As Design Director, you will establish and maintain the creative vision for all of our sites and internal publishing tools. You will be responsible for setting the guiding principles of our digital advertising efforts and drive the innovation of new display and native ad offerings. You will also oversee the design of our expanding, next generation suite of internal publishing tools, all homegrown. Projects span a broad range including site-wide responsive template designs, home page redesigns, special editorial features, optimization testing, usability testing, and setting the visual character for each site’s branding and editorial design efforts.

You will act as a key member of the leadership team of NY Media, partnering closely with our technology, product, advertising, and editorial heads to help set strategy for the growth and development of our digital initiatives. This role requires the ability to focus on the larger design and UX strategy but also take a hands-on role in high impact projects.

The Design Director is responsible for providing creative leadership and professional development to a talented group of product designers, editorial designers, and art & photo editors. This team acts as the primary advocate for the people who interact with our sites.

The person we’re looking for will have 10+ years of relevant digital design experience, preferably in the media space, and should be passionate about our brands/digital properties. This person must be able to demonstrate experience effectively managing and mentoring design teams, defining visual design and user experience standards for digital products at a large scale, the ability to collaborate across teams, a deep understanding of the fundamentals and challenges of today's digital advertising landscape, the ability to visualize and articulate elegant and effective solutions to complex design problems, and have excellent knowledge of the technologies used to build modern digital experiences.

To apply: Email resume and link to portfolio (no attachments, please) to HR@nymag.com with the subject line "Dir of Design/UX – NYM".

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Art Director, Digital

Position Overview:

New York Magazine, the award-winning destination for original daily coverage of politics, personalities, entertainment, fashion, and food, is seeking a Digital Art Director to lead the artistic vision for our incredibly talented design team which supports websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, Grubstreet.com, and much more.

As Art Director, and a design leader, you will serve as the artistic backbone of the design team. You’ll play a starring role in the creation of editorial features, cover stories, and rich, interactive content that reflect our digital identity and unique approach to storytelling.

Forming an intimate relationship with our print brands and the visual language of New York magazine, as well as figuring out how it applies to the digital space through our own unique tone and style is essential to success in this role. As our print and digital publications evolve together, you will have a strong voice in driving that evolution — through shared visual identity and shared process.

You are a flexible team player who can juggle a list of demanding projects with finesse and enthusiasm. You possess an open mind, and a respect for the best traditions of both user experience design and editorial design. While your body of work is natively digital, your visual style is heavily influenced by magazine layout and our print progenitors. You’re comfortable working with writers and editors to help shape the reader's experience, as well as communicating and presenting creative/visual concepts, and the design rationale behind them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day art direction and design feedback to the design and photo teams
  • Assist the Design Director in delegating tasks among designers
  • Art direction and hands-on design for major feature stories
  • Design oversight of the interactives team
  • Establish consistent visual standards across our sites
  • Enhance and even maximize the audience’s understanding of published content
  • Create unique value out of the combination of the written word and graphic language
  • Collaborate with developers in the creation of new templates for editorial features
  • Work with key stakeholders across the digital group to reduce QA time.
  • Act as the point person in improving the workflow between print editorial & design teams

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience in online media/publishing
  • Deep understanding of typography, layout, form and color
  • Advanced proficiency using design tools of the trade including Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and Invision
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and web standards
  • Understanding of cross-browser/platform compatibilities, and usability limitations for the web and mobile
  • Ability to enforce and build upon brand guidelines across our platforms
  • Experience working in a ‘test and learn’ culture and using design as a tool of rapid experimentation
  • Ability to communicate and present creative/visual concepts, and the design rationale behind them
  • Expressive, articulate, and collaborative with a curious nature
  • BFA or equivalent in Interactive Design, UX Design or equivalent preferred

To apply: Please send a cover letter, your resume, and a link to your portfolio or website to design.jobs@nymag.com with the subject line “Art Director – NYM”. Your cover letter should tell us a little more about yourself than we will see in your resume, why you’d like to work with us, and your salary requirements.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Front End Developer - Editorial Interactives

Position Overview:

New York Media (the owner of NYMag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Grub Street, and New York magazine) is seeking a mid-to-senior level Interactives Developer to create high-profile editorial interactives across our sites in partnership with a dedicated Interactives Reporter/Designer.

You will:

  • Work in a genuinely cool Node.js platform for publishing to the Web as well as emerging platforms.
  • Work with great technology including Node.js, Gulp, and Docker.
  • Contribute to open source, submitting PRs to projects we use and releasing your own solutions to the world.
  • Support award-winning journalists by getting their work on screens as quickly as possible.
  • Enjoy the company of kind people and rewarding projects.

We love creating the responsive web and learning every day how to make it a better place. If you'd like to join us, drop us a line.

Responsibilities:

  • Write HTML, CSS and Javascript that others will be happy to read
  • Create data visualizations using Javascript libraries like D3
  • Collaborate with design and edit on interactive ideas; pitch ideas at editorial meetings
  • Create one-off interactive experiences tied to specific news stories or large packages, like this and this
  • Develop and maintain editorial components that allow editors to produce their own basic interactives (polls, quizzes, charts, etc.)
  • Manage several projects at once and meet strict deadlines
  • Clearly communicate how certain design decisions could impact performance
  • Test and optimize your work for supported browsers and platforms
  • Occasionally work late nights and weekends to meet editorial deadlines (comp days are given for such work)

The Tech You'll Work With:
You don't have to know all these things, but you should be excited to learn and use them. (Or perhaps even advocate for something you can show is better.)

  • HTML5 & CSS3: Write semantic markup that robots love. Know that <div>s are the elements of last resort. Arrange the trickiest of layouts, while keeping your CSS simple.
  • Responsive Design: Implement designs that flow from Phone to Phablet to Tablet to Desktop without getting dizzy.
  • Client-side Javascript: Love Javascript. Walking the DOM is a walk in the park. "use strict" isn't optional for you.
  • Server-side Javascript: Node.js and NPM are the bee's knees. Docker makes it easy to deliver.
  • Images: Have opinions on the best use of GIFs, JPGs, PNGs, SVGs and whether they should be in a sprite sheet, base64-encoded, data:inlined, linked or not used at all. Deliver retina images when needed, and not a pixel more.
  • Create sites that are both accessible and forward-compatible through the healthy use of Web Standards.
  • Frameworks: Know when they save you time, when they get in the way, and how to spot frameworks that aren't worth the trouble.
  • Git: Know when rebasing is your best friend, and when it can get you into hot water.

We are offering qualified candidates competitive compensation, a personal budget for training and conferences, plenty of paid time off, and modern hardware to work with. This position reports to the Director of Web Development.

This position is full-time and based at our SoHo office in New York, NY.

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, resume and cover letter to HR@NYMag.com with “Interactives Dev - NYM” in the subject line.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Web Developer, Mid and Senior

Position Overview:
New York Magazine is seeking mid-to-senior level Web Developers with the talent to work on high-profile, delightfully designed websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, Grubstreet.com, and much more.

  • Help build a genuinely cool Node.js platform for publishing to the Web as well as emerging platforms.
  • Work with great technology including Node.js, Gulp, and Docker.
  • Contribute to open source, submitting PRs to projects we use and releasing your own solutions to the world.
  • Support award-winning journalists by getting their work on screens as quickly as possible.
  • Enjoy the company of kind people, healthy working hours, and rewarding projects.
We love creating the responsive web and learning every day how to make it a better place. If you'd like to join us, drop us a line.

The Tech You'll Work With:
You don't have to know all these things, but you should be excited to learn and use them. (Or perhaps even advocate for something you can show is better.)

  • HTML5 & CSS3: Write semantic markup that robots love. Know that <div>s are the elements of last resort. Arrange the trickiest of layouts, while keeping your CSS simple.
  • Responsive Design: Implement designs that flow from Phone to Phablet to Tablet to Desktop without getting dizzy.
  • Client-side Javascript: Love Javascript. Walking the DOM is a walk in the park. "use strict" isn't optional for you.
  • Server-side Javascript: Node.js and NPM are the bee's knees. Docker makes it easy to deliver.
  • Images: Have opinions on the best use of GIFs, JPGs, PNGs, SVGs and whether they should be in a sprite sheet, base64-encoded, data:inlined, linked or not used at all. Deliver retina images when needed, and not a pixel more.
  • Create sites that are both accessible and forward-compatible through the healthy use of Web Standards.
  • Frameworks: Know when they save you time, when they get in the way, and how to spot frameworks that aren't worth the trouble.
  • Git: Know when rebasing is your best friend, and when it can get you into hot water.

Responsibilities:

  • Write HTML, CSS, and Javascript that others will be happy to read.
  • Join knowledgeable product managers to turn great ideas into experiences that readers will genuinely appreciate.
  • Be comfortable talking about code: yours, your colleague's, and that open source project that makes life so much easier.
  • Identify and address bottlenecks to make sure every webpage goes from request to render in a few short seconds.
  • Create sites that are both accessible and forward-compatible through the healthy use of Web Standards.
  • Frameworks: Know when they save you time, when they get in the way, and how to spot frameworks that aren't worth the trouble.
  • Use Progressive Enhancement to take advantage of new techniques without leaving our audience behind.
  • Know how to get the job done today, while you're on the lookout for a better way for us to work tomorrow.

We are offering qualified candidates competitive compensation, a personal budget for training and conferences, plenty of paid time off, and modern hardware to work with. This position reports to the Director of Web Development.

This position is full-time and based at our SoHo office in New York, NY.

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to HR@NYMag.com with “Web Dev - NYM” in the subject line.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Mid-level DevOps Engineer

Position Overview:
New York Magazine is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer with the knowledge and skills to work on award winning, high-profile websites including NYMag.com, Vulture.com, TheCut.com, and many more.

This job is not for the single minded. You get to play with all of our tech, from hardware to virtual instances, switches and routers to DNS, and web servers to the application stack itself.

Some Of The Tech You'll Work With:

  • Cisco, Brocade, and Dell devices
  • CentOS Linux, Docker, VMWare
  • AWS services including EC2, ECS/ECR, ELB, S3, IAM, VPC, amongst others
  • Puppet
  • MySQL, MongoDB, redis
  • Apache and NGINX
  • Varnish and CDNs
  • Github, Jenkins, CircleCI, AWS Code Deploy
  • Django, NodeJS
  • ElasticSearch and Apache Solr
  • Nagios

We love working with our product and development teams to solve challenges using long term solutions, short cuts are for the weak.

Responsibilities
You'll be working side by side with other engineering team members to:

  • Maintain our network using Cisco, Brocade, and Dell devices, switches and routers.
  • Spin up new and maintain instances and containers using AWS, Docker, and VMWare.
  • Create and roll out configuration changes using Puppet.
  • Maintain back end database systems across multiple environments.
  • Ensure content delivery using various web servers, caches, and CDNs.
  • Build CI deployment pipelines using Github, Jenkins, CircleCI, and AWS Code Deploy.
  • Troubleshoot multiple application stacks using tools like curl, Charles, and Postman.
  • Monitor the whole #!.

Requirements

  • Multiple years of Linux experience is a must.
  • If you're doing something more than once, you'd better be scripting it.
  • Basic networking concepts including VLANS, tcp, and DNS.
  • Experience working on highly available websites is a definite plus.
  • Knowledge of as much of the above technologies the better, willingness to learn the rest is a must, offering and debating alternatives definitely works in your favor.

We are offering qualified candidates competitive compensation, a personal budget for training and conferences, plenty of paid time off, and modern hardware to work with. This position reports to the Manager of WebOps.

This position is full-time and based at our SoHo office in New York, NY.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to devopsjob@nymag.com with “DevOps - NYM” in the subject line.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Audience Development

Audience Analyst

Position Overview:

This position provides strategic analysis to support the expansion of New York Media’s digital audience. The top priorities are to identify and track key trends in our websites’ metrics and find opportunities to drive consumer engagement. This role provides analysis and reporting relevant to guiding improvements to the Company’s websites and marketing efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day compilation and reporting of web analytics:
    • Ensure key data is tracked, analyzed and reported on to business owners regularly.
    • Distribute dashboards and other detailed traffic reports for all of the Company’s websites periodically.
  • Compile and analyze the monthly traffic results for the Company’s websites and present to key stakeholders. These deep drilldowns would focus on traffic from key referral sources (social media, search engines, partners) and the activity of new vs. return visitors.
  • Identify audience conversion opportunities within key marketing channels, the behavior of loyal visitors, site traffic patterns, demographics and psychographics to drive audience growth.
  • Generate creative solutions on how to increase website visit frequency and drive conversions such as social media fans/followers, registrations, newsletter sign-ups and magazine subscription sales.
  • Leverage quantitative analytics to assess impact of current marketing programs and product development rollouts. Advise stakeholders on future efforts accordingly.
  • Ensure the needs of social and staff editors and writers are met with respect to understanding how well content areas are performing and address specific inquiries as needed.
  • Help implement new reporting tools deemed necessary for the advancement of audience understanding. Discovering actionable audience metrics via regular and ad hoc reporting is critical.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations
  • Understanding of web analytical & audience metrics with at least 3 – 4 years of working experience. Adobe Analytics expertise a must.
  • Fluency in web technologies for measuring digital and social media

Technical Proficiencies:

  • Understanding or willingness to learn
    • data structures, architecture and reporting automation including, but not limited to, Python, SQL, R and node.js
    • Data visualization technologies like Tableau, Looker, d3.js or Domo

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “Aud Analyst – NYM”.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Internships

eCommerce Data & Analytics Intern

Description:

New York Media / nymag.com is looking for a bright and data-savvy intern on our expanding eCommerce team to help with compiling, analyzing, and drawing insights and recommendations from onsite data and key external reports.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Manage and pull data from various sources and compile into comprehensive reports for key stakeholders
  • Analyze traffic and revenue numbers for applicable trends and insights
  • Inform eCommerce team with relevant data which will help shape the strategic direction of the company’s eCommerce initiatives

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Ideally looking for recent grads with 1-3 years of work experience in an analytics / reporting function
  • Comfortable and confident working with data from multiple sources
  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, organized, and a quick learner
  • Skilled and comfortable with Excel (should know how to build formulas and macros)
  • Experience with Omniture, Social Flow, Google Analytics a plus (but not mandatory)
  • Understanding and interesting in eCommerce a plus
  • Availability 2-3 days early in the week

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line “eCommerce Intern – NYM”.

No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

Junior Reporting-Writing Internship program

New York Media is pleased to offer a Junior Reporting-Writing Internship program. During the three-month program, interns will be responsible for identifying, researching, and reporting newsworthy stories for Daily Intelligencer, New YorkMagazine's news website.

Ideal candidates have a good eye for the people, topics, and events worth covering right now; display a reporter's instincts for finding and following the stories that matter; and write with originality and style. A journalism background is not required; an appetite for news and a voracious curiosity are.

Candidates are accepted on a rolling basis. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, three writing samples, and answers to the application questions below to jrwp@nymag.com. Full-time applicants are preferred, but part-time applicants will also be considered. Positions pay on an hourly basis at New York State minimum wage. No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as having been received unless your email is bounced back. New YorkMedia is an Equal-Opportunity Employer.

Junior Writing-Reporting Application Questions:

  1. Where do you get your news? Please list five sources you read daily and three you wish you read more regularly.
  2. Pretend you’re the news editor for the day. Pick one day this month and find five stories nymag.com didn’t cover that you think belong on our site.
    1. Write a headline and propose an angle for each story. Your choices should show a good understanding of New York Magazine’s sensibility and cover a wide range of topics.
    2. Take what you think is the best story among your five and list in tightly written bullet points the five most interesting things about it that every reader should know. The best answers will include a combination of background information, context, connections to other important stories, and shareable details. Your choices should both enlighten and entertain the reader.
  3. In under 300 words, write a news post on a story of your choosing (not one of your above five). Please include or link to any visuals or social-media postings you would include. The best answers will be both informative and stylishly written.
  4. If you had a month and a generous budget to work on one big feature story, what would it be?

Freelance Submissions

Freelance Submissions

New York magazine occasionally publishes articles written by freelance writers. To pitch story ideas to the magazine, please email a letter of inquiry to editorialsubmissions@nymag.com. In the event that your story is selected for further evaluation, you will be contacted by a representative of the Editorial Department. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in New York.

 

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