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Vulture Editorial

Senior Editor, Music and Features - Vulture
Senior Editor, TL - Vulture
Associate Editor, West Coast - Vulture

NYMag Editorial

Social Media Engagement Editor
Associate Editor, Social Media

Select All Editorial

Associate Editor, Entertainment
Gadget Columnist

NY Mag Art Dept

Art Assistant

Client Solutions

Manager of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Branded Content Studio

Content Strategist
Beauty/Fashion Branded Content Editor

Design and Web Development

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

Audience Development

Manager of Audience Analytics

Internships

New York Magazine Junior Reporting-Writing Internship Program

Freelance Submissions

Freelance Submissions

Vulture Editorial

Senior Editor, Music and Features - Vulture

This role is responsible for overseeing Vulture’s music coverage, helping to edit major packages, and assigning and editing original web features daily. The editor will work with a small team of music writers to plan and execute coverage of major releases and events, and respond rapidly to news with insightful commentary and context. They will also be expected to conceive and execute ideas for editorial series, and to assign and edit movies and TV features.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with the entertainment landscape across genres, particularly music
  • Ability to conceptualize overall identity and voice for music coverage
  • Skilled at constantly generating original ideas for commentary, profiles and reported features, off both the news and release calendar
  • Experience assigning, editing and multitasking at an online pace, and using data to help inform coverage choices
  • Strong line-editing skills
  • Facility with social media-optimized headlines
  • Comfortable using different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Solid stable of freelance writers

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with "Senior Editor, MF - 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. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Senior Editor - Vulture

Position Overview:

Vulture, New York Magazine’s entertainment site, is looking to add a new Senior Editor to oversee both TV recaps and recommendation-based coverage. The ideal candidate will possess a deep knowledge of pop culture and the ability to work with writers to develop and produce compelling, accessible articles. This is a NY-based position that will involve working some nights each week.

Requirements:

  • Familiarity with the entertainment landscape across genres, particularly television
  • Ability to constantly generate original ideas for lists, guides and charts, and to use those formats in innovative ways
  • Experience assigning, editing and multitasking at an online pace, and using data to help inform coverage choices
  • Experience assigning, editing and multitasking at an online pace, and using data to help inform coverage choices
  • Strong line-editing skills
  • Facility with social media-optimized headlines
  • Comfortable using different tools — images, GIFs, video, and other forms of multimedia — to tell stories
  • Solid stable of freelance writers

Position Location: New York, NY

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with "Senior Editor, TL" 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.

Associate Editor, West Coast - Vulture

New York Magazine’s entertainment blog Vulture is looking for a new, West Coast-based daily blogger. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge and love for pop culture, along with a native understanding of how stories spread over social media.

Requirements:

  • A strong familiarity with pop culture and the people who make it
  • Expertise in either movies, TV or music
  • Comfortable with 24/7 news cycle
  • Knack for translating insider knowledge into stories that appeal to a general audience
  • Ability to write clean copy multiple times daily on short turnaround
  • Humorous writing style is a plus
  • Familiarity with different social media environments, and understanding of how to target stories to them
  • Ability to spot trends and generate ideas for larger projects
  • Fluency with images, GIFs, video and other forms of multimedia

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

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.

NYMag Editorial

Social Media Engagement Editor

Reports to:
Editor, Digital

Position Overview:

This position guides the social media strategies for New York Media and manages the social media team. The key is to make data-driven recommendations based on the engagement patterns of social audiences. The top priority of this position is to gather and assess relevant platform and site analytics to determine how to augment the Company’s social media audiences and engagement levels (working with the Audience Development, Editorial, Product and Design teams). This role will also retain some social account posting responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in determining New York Media’s social media strategies. Look for ways to grow social account followings, increase engagement on social platforms, provide insights to Editorial on content performance, help the Product and Design teams optimize for sharing/virality, help steer social marketing efforts and provide outreach guidance to Public Relations.
  • Manage a team of social media editors and freelancers.
  • Ensure a steady level of experimentation is maintained. Brainstorm new ideas with key stakeholders and devise test plans across the relevant platforms accordingly.
  • Oversee social analytics in partnership with the Manager of Audience Analytics and the Social Media Editors.
  • Consistent analysis of social behavior on both the Company sites and the social platforms is required in order to share specific observations and make informed recommendations regularly. Recommendations should include thoughts on headlines, copy for social posts, images and beyond.
  • Insights for Editorial coverage of news events based on dynamics seen in social channels are also welcome. Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the company to leverage current topics of interest to a higher degree.
  • Develop growth strategies for Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Reddit, Snapchat and other social platforms where the Company is less established. Identify and research emerging social networks.
  • Execute competitor assessments by content vertical. Take a lead role in leveraging the analytics tools available via Omniture, Facebook Insights, CrowdTangle and beyond.
  • Devise launch strategies for new magazine issues and digital content packages.
  • Coordinate efforts in the social media channels made by Editorial, PR and Marketing. Manage linkshare partnerships with other media organizations.
  • Provide guidance and support to the NYM writers to facilitate contributions in social media.
  • In partnership with the Social Media Editors, maintain best practices for each account with respect to tone, subject matter, frequency, and timing of posts.
  • 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.
  • Make recommendations on tools and the designs of interactive areas of the company sites where there is potential to inspire more sharing of content. Build business rationales based on industry best practices for specific changes to the New York Media sites.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 3-4 years of experience developing and executing social media strategies, preferably with some staff management experience.
  • Background in publishing, ideally in editorial or public relations roles at news media companies. Experience generating content for social media is critical.
  • Collegial - demonstrated ability to successfully manage interdepartmental relationships
  • 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 HootSuite, Bit.ly, SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Twitter Analytics and Facebook Insights.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Social Media Engagement Editor - 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.

Associate Editor, Social Media

Reports to:
Engagement Editor

Position Overview:

This position executes the day-to-day social media efforts of New York Media including daily content creation. The top priorities of this position are to manage and augment the Company’s social media communities, create and/or rethink content for social media, and execute promotional initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in the execution of New York Media’s social media strategies, look for ways to increase interactions, and optimize content for sharing/virality. Contribute a high volume of posts on a daily basis across multiple social media platforms. Expert knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Reddit required.
  • Ensure comprehensive social support for key editorial events and packages. Live-tweet and/or cover cultural and news events as assigned.
  • Assist with comment moderation on the New York Media websites.
  • Coordinate efforts in the social media channels made by Editorial, PR and Marketing. Provide guidance and support to the NYM writers to facilitate contributions in social media.
  • Under the direction of the website editors, maintain and add to best practices for each account with respect to tone, subject matter, frequency, and timing of posts.
  • Successfully execute unique promotional campaigns featuring incentives to join the social communities such as exclusive content, contests, insider access and other opportunities.
  • Work closely with Advertising and Marketing departments to develop and execute campaigns that include social elements and/or exposure.
  • In tandem with the Analytics team, develop a full understanding of the company’s social media audiences by vertical and advise the Editorial, Product Development, PR, Advertising, Marketing and Business Development departments on ways to improve their performance with initiatives that cross into social media.
  • Monitor trends via real-time reporting and identify ways for the company to leverage current topics of interest to a higher degree.
  • 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.
  • Make recommendations on tools and the designs of interactive areas of NYMag.com where there is potential to inspire more sharing of content. Build business rationales based on industry best practices for specific changes to the New York Media sites.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • 2-4 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.
  • Collegial - demonstrated ability to successfully manage interdepartmental relationships
  • 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, Adobe Social, Bit.ly, CrowdTangle, Twitter Analytics and Facebook Insights.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Assoc Editor, SM - 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.

Select All

Associate Editor, Entertainment (Select All)

Position Overview:

New York Media's technology blog is looking for a smart, funny, creative writer and reporter to cover the increasingly influential world of social-media celebrity: Vine stars, Instagram celebrities, YouTube personalities, Twitch streamers, and the fan bases that make them famous. The ideal candidate is fascinated with the world of online celebrity both as a fan and an critic, and can intelligently and humorously translate its narratives and introduce its characters to broad audience, as well as report out stories and analyze its growth. The job involves pitching and writing multiple stories a day, as well as planning and working closely with an editor to execute on longer features and columns.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in the language and culture of the internet in general and social media in particular.
  • Ability to spot emerging trends, new voices, and compelling uses of social media.
  • Ability to generate story ideas from those observations for both the short- and long-term.
  • Knack for translating slang and insider knowledge into appealing stories for a general audience.
  • Talent for explaining youth and digital culture in funny, engaging stories.
  • Experience working in a high-volume newsroom.
  • Fantastic news sense and storytelling instincts.
  • Strong writing and reporting skills.
  • A strong sense of humor.

To apply: Please send your resume, cover letter, and samples of your work to hr@nymag.com with "Assoc. Editor, Ent (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.

Gadget Columnist

Position Overview:

New York Media's technology blog, Select All, is looking for a smart, funny, helpful writer to cover gadgets and the world of physical technology. The ideal candidate is interested in technology as it’s actually used in our lives, not as an abstract collection of specs and measurements, and can write reviews, advice, and service packages for the general-interest consumer engagingly and authoritatively. The job involves writing daily commentary on the biggest stories in the gadget world, preparing weekly columns and reviews, and developing, pitching, and writing longer features focusing on service.

Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with consumer technology, from smartphones to TVs to VR to self-driving cars.
  • Comfortable analyzing and responding quickly to news stories.
  • Knack for translating specs, measurements, sales pitches and techno-babble into genuinely helpful reviews and criticism.
  • 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 "Gadget Columnist – 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.

Ad Sales

Integrated Fashion Account Director

Position Overview:

New York Media’s Integrated Advertising Department is seeking an Integrated Fashion Account Director to sell both print and digital for The Cut and New York magazine. We seek people who thrive on having a direct contribution to the success of the business, and have the ability to think entrepreneurially. We are looking for strong prospectors and closers who are as comfortable at client meetings as they are with writing proposals and answering RFPs.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of cross-platform/integrated (print and digital) advertising sales experience
  • Must have both American and International fashion contacts client/agency contacts/relationships
  • Strong sales development skills to break new accounts
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Must have experience with pipeline management and forecasting, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to prioritize goals and re-orient priorities in a fluid, dynamic sales environment

To apply: Please send an email to hr@nymag.com with "Integrated Account Director – NYM" in the subject line. Include the following information in your résumé and cover letter:

  • Name
  • Brief description of your work experience as it relates to the position
  • Brief description of your education
  • Any additional skills you believe will contribute to our organization
  • 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.

NY Mag Art Dept

Art Assistant

The New York Magazine Art Department is seeking an Art Assistant.

The job entails supporting the print magazine’s design team in all capacities and serving as general assistant to the Design Director.

Responsibilities include filing invoices and expenses, maintaining a flash sheet, collecting and distributing manuscripts, commissioning illustrations, maintaining archives, mailing issues, scheduling meetings, ordering meals, researching visual ideas for upcoming stories, maintaining the mini board of the issue, fulfilling various administrative tasks, and running the occasional errand.

Experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is a plus, as there will be some design and production work.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, self-directed, team player, and capable of juggling day-to-day administrative tasks with work on current and future issues.

A great first job for an aspiring editorial designer at an award-winning magazine.

Please send a resume and cover letter to artdept.jobs@nymag.com.

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.

Client Solutions

Manager of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Reports to:
Directory of Marketing & Sales Analytics

Position Overview:

This position provides strategic analysis to support the expansion of New York Media’s audience. The top priorities are to identify and track key consumer trends and habits of NYM reader base as it pertains to advertisers and branding efforts.

This role requires someone who can seamlessly transition from critical to creative thinking and has outstanding problem-solving skills, with a keen eye on numbers and ability to find and tell the story.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with the Director of Marketing and Sales Analytics to discover actionable audience insights via regular and ad hoc reporting.

Compile and distribute analytics for ad sales and marketing

Ideal Candidate Profile:

While expertise with digital and audience analytic tools is required, the ideal candidate will be interested and engaged in new opportunities to improve process and revenue growth

You are/have:

  • 3+ years of experience at a media agency, brand or research company that includes managing research and insights for traditional and digital (mobile media experience is a plus).
  • Excellent communication skills- specifically how to report issues, manage client expectations, act as a trusted advisor and communicate in a timely manner under pressure.
  • Able to manage multiple projects/processes under tight concurrent deadlines.
  • Comfort working with large amounts of data from a variety of sources as well as previous experience with syndicated audience, advertising reporting/analysis tools, such as GfK MRI, Omniture (Adobe Analytics), comScore, Ad Catalyst, Moat, Kantar and Nielsen
  • Experience in working with various ad effectiveness services/survey tools
  • Knowledge of other digital media and research reporting tools (Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.)
  • An expert user of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Please send your salary requirements, CV, and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with the subject line "Mgr Mktng/Sales Analytics - 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.

New York Media Branded Content Studio

Content Strategist

Reports to:
Senior Director of Branded Content

Position Overview:

New York Media, publisher of New York magazine, nymag.com, The Cut, Vulture, Grub Street, and Science of Us, is seeking an experienced Content Strategist for its growing in-house branded content studio.

The Content Strategist is the creative engine of the studio. This Strategist is responsible for coming up with unique, original ideas for content that meet our advertiser’s objectives, entertain our readers, and stay true to New York’s editorial voice. This role is the post-sale creative lead and will shepherd native advertising projects through development: Creating or overseeing the creation of high-quality content; coordinating the efforts of multiple teams (Product Dev, Sales, Ad Ops); communicating with clients; and interpreting metrics to hone content strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize original, ambitious native advertising campaigns that translate our client’s objectives into great content.
  • Manage the creation and execution of native advertising campaigns, shaping the story and creative along the way. Be a gatekeeper for quality control.
  • Be a point person for clients. Guide them through the campaign creation process, communicate milestones, and manage expectations.
  • Source writers, directors, producers, editors, designers and any other necessary talent. Manage those resources and cultivate the relationships.
  • Step into a hands-on creator’s role when necessary.
  • Optimize campaigns by tracking performance data and recommending strategic A/B testing.
  • Dream up “never been done before” built-if-sold programs that help win new business.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience at a digital publisher’s in-house branded content/native advertising studio.
  • 6+ years in advertising, content marketing, and/or content creation
  • Understanding of traditional digital metrics (TSV, CTR, PV’s, and more), plus a willingness to embrace new metrics as the industry evolves.
  • BA, BS, or equivalent degree.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You have an interest in pop-culture and/or fashion and beauty.
  • Your writing jumps off the screen, whether it’s an article, a headline, or an email. Write a short cover letter that shows off your writing chops and we’ll give it extra attention.
  • You’re comfortable moving between different types of projects, from articles, to videos, to slideshows, or something entirely new.
  • You’re a constant source of great ideas.
  • You’re highly conversant in all aspects of native advertising and branded content: the language, the process, key players, challenges, and opportunities.

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

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.

Beauty/Fashion Branded Content Editor

Reports to:
Editorial Director of the Cut, with dotted line to Senior Director of Branded Content

New York Media, publisher of New York magazine, nymag.com, the Cut, Vulture, Grub Street, and Science of Us, is seeking an experienced Branded Content Editor for its growing beauty/fashion vertical, the Cut.

The Beauty/Fashion Branded Content Editor works as a liaison between the editorial team and the advertising team, managing the conception and execution of branded content campaigns that live on the Cut. This role is responsible for coming up with unique, original ideas for content that meet our advertiser’s objectives, entertains our readers, and stay true to the Cut’s editorial voice. The BCE will also generate ideas and programs for sponsored content that aligns with edit packages.

During the creation of a campaign, this role is the creative lead, the primary storyteller, shepherding native advertising projects through development: overseeing the creation of high-quality content, coordinating the efforts of multiple teams, and ensuring campaign success. The BCE will act as a producer for these programs, hiring and assigning as necessary, and managing budgets.

Accountabilities:

  • Conceptualize original, ambitious native advertising campaigns that translate our beauty/fashion client’s objectives into great content.
  • Manage the creation and execution of native advertising campaigns. Be a gatekeeper for quality control.
  • Be a point person for clients. Guide them through the campaign creation process, communicate milestones, and manage expectations.
  • Give direction for sourcing writers, directors, producers, editors, designers and any other necessary talent. Manage those resources and cultivate the relationships.
  • Dream up “never been done before” built-if-sold programs that help win new business.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience at a digital publisher’s in-house branded content/native advertising studio.
  • 4+ years in editorial, advertising, and/or content marketing
  • Understanding of traditional digital metrics (TSV, CTR, PV’s, and more)
  • BA, BS, or equivalent degree.

About You:

  • Your writing jumps off the screen, whether it’s an article, a headline, or an email. Write a short cover letter that shows off your writing chops and we’ll give it extra attention.
  • You’re comfortable moving between different types of projects, from articles, to videos, to slideshows, or something entirely new.
  • You’re a constant source of great ideas.
  • You’re conversant in native advertising and branded content: the language, the process, key players, challenges, and opportunities.

To apply: Please send your salary requirements, CV and cover letter to hr@nymag.com with “BCE, Beauty/Fashion - NYM” in the subject line.

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.

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.

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

Manager of Audience Analytics

Reports to:

Executive Director of Audience Development

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 leads the development and analysis of all 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 editors and writers are met with respect to understanding how well content areas are performing and address specific inquiries as needed.
  • Collaborate with the digital product owners to formulate and execute new online strategies and projects. Stay abreast of industry best practices and applicable ideas gaining traction with consumers.
  • Evaluate traffic from social media sites and analyze related marketing efforts to identify growth opportunities. Regularly inform the social media team as to what’s driving engagement on the Company’s accounts as well as for the social media domains overall.
  • Lead the process of implementing new reporting tools deemed necessary for the advancement of audience understanding. Discovering actionable audience metrics via regular and ad hoc reporting is critical.
  • Guide the assumptions for existing forecast models based on current trends and assessments of upcoming editorial, product and marketing efforts.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations
  • Highly proactive and solution-oriented
  • Understanding of web analytical & audience metrics with at least 3 – 4 years of working experience. Adobe Analytics expertise a must.
  • Fluency in web technologies, online content publishing and social media
  • Knowledge of other digital media and research reporting tools (Google Analytics, ChartBeat, Facebook Insights, Mixpanel, Kissmetrics, Bit.ly, Comscore, etc.)

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

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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