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Our office is a casual place where good ideas and strong opinions are pretty much mandatory. We encourage everyone to brainstorm and share any and all new ideas with each other. There are no cultural walls: the engineering team collaborates with the marketing team who collaborates with the editorial team and so on. And we’re all obsessively tuned-in to pop culture, publishing, and technology. We’re located in Redwood City, CA. We offer competitive base salaries, health/dental/vision benefits, generous paid time off, and a world-class foosball league.

Job Openings

Senior Software Engineer (Python, Django, Javascript) – San Francisco Bay Area or remote (USA-only)

Details:

  • Build and maintain core features for our network of websites.
  • Ship your code quickly and get it in front of tens of millions of people.
  • Contribute to all aspects of project lifecycle design development testing and deployment.
  • Meet with stakeholders and contribute toward product decisions and iron out requirements.
  • Help build out new websites as we expand our content to new categories and audience.
  • Architect engineering solutions based on product requirements.
  • Integrate new tech with current stack and improve development process.
  • Help architect and develop the next generation of our platform which will leverage technologies like React.js, Redux, Webpack,

Requirements:

  • 2-5+ years web development experience.
  • Excellent Python and Javascript knowledge.
  • Exposure to Django in either a professional or personal setting.

Bonus:

  • MySQL, Redis, Celery,  CSS, Django REST Framework, Backbone.js, Google BigQuery experience are plusses.
  • Familiarity with unix and command line.
  • Experience with start-ups and iterative project cycles, experience working on large-scale projects with millions of users or databases with large amounts of content.
  • Flexibility working with small teams.

Special Perks:

  • Profit sharing. (Yes, we are profitable!)
  • Work from home Wednesdays.
  • Unlimited kitchen snacks and Monday Lunches
  • Open-ended/discretionary vacation policy

If you’d like to learn more, contact us at engineering.jobs@livingly.com.


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Senior UX Designer – San Francisco Bay Area

Livingly Media is seeking a senior user experience designer responsible for conducting user research and translating insights into sitemaps, wireframes, dynamic mockups, and interactive prototypes. Using solid data, informed through testing, and in collaboration with product, analytics, engineering, and editorial teams, you will design the overall functionality of our product and iterate upon it to ensure an amazing user experience.

Details:

  • Define, direct, and execute all aspects of user experience design for Livingly Media.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with design leads integrated across the Livingly Media business.
  • Produce wireframes, mockups, and visual elements for new products and experiences across both desktop and mobile.
  • Implement and execute UI/UX experiments.
  • Conduct research on both interaction design trends as well as user-centric UX research.
  • Work as an integral member of the product development team.

Requirements:

  • 5 years UX and visual design experience with complex web applications, across both desktop and mobile, including significant experience working closely with front-end engineers. Experience conducting user research is also essential.
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, and expertise with tools like Zeplin, Craft/InVision, Framer, Flinto/Principle, or Sketch is highly preferable.
  • Understanding of software development and project management practices.
  • HTML and CSS proficiency.
  • Excellent communication skills and a highly collaborative working style.
  • Please include a link to your online portfolio to accompany your resume.

Desirable:

  • Web development experience in a personal or professional context is a big plus.
  • Experience with Javascript, front-end-frameworks, and/or Django is a big plus.
  • Experience presenting to executive stakeholders.

Special Perks:

  • Profit sharing. (Yes, we are profitable!)
  • Work from home Wednesdays.
  • A highly cohesive and fun team to build your career with.

If you’d like to learn more, contact us at design.jobs@livingly.com.

 


Associate Editor, Lonny

We’re looking for a detail-oriented, social-media savvy, design-obsessed Associate Editor to join the Lonny team. The ideal candidate should possess a love for all things design related — from interiors to entertaining to tech — and have a keen sense of aesthetics and what makes a story shareable.

He/she will also possess strong writing and ideation skills and understand the importance of packaging and creating editorial content for social and be flexible and efficient in creating content solely for social. The candidate must have prior experience at a leading, lifestyle online brand and must be skilled across all social-media platforms.

Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge and interest in lifestyle-related content, with special attention to what’s happening in the interiors world
  • Understanding of how to optimize stories for social and has hands-on experience working across various social platforms
  • Ability to come up with interesting news hooks, angles, and surprising takeaways quickly
  • 2 to 3 years experience writing and editing at a leading online publication, preferably in the lifestyle space, is a plus
  • Ability to pivot and balance multiple tasks at once while still maintaining quality work
  • Must be able to work on tight deadlines and thrive in a start-up environment

Additional Information

  • Pitch, write, and edit a mix of surprising, long-lead lifestyle stories as well as producing daily posts as needed
  • Work with the Managing Editor to help maintain the editorial calendar — as well as help plan and build upcoming calendars
  • Produce and optimize content for social sharing
  • Update social-media channels and keep an eye on emerging social trends and new platforms

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three published clips to angela.tafoya@livingly.com.

 

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