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About the Company:

Literally Media is a digital publishing house that owns and operates a collection of highly successful humor and entertainment websites. The portfolio of legendary digital brands includes eBaum’s World, Cheezburger, Know Your Meme, and Cracked, which dominate the entertainment market with over 50 million organic users a month.

eBaum’s World is one of the leading humor/entertainment sites since it was created over 15 years ago. eBaum’s World is a hilarious, often immature, and regularly crass site that tries not to take itself too seriously. We have a large community of loyal users and trolls who keep us on our toes and make every day an adventure.

Be part of the most exciting and fulfilling company in the local digital media space, where we reach millions of people across the world with fun, entertaining brands they keep coming back to. This is a full-time position based remotely, with the option to work out of our offices in Brooklyn, NY.

Job Description:

Literally Media is searching for an experienced, full-time, PHP web developer to join the eBaum’s World team. Responsibilities include the full-stack ownership and development of the eBaum’s World application, platform, and infrastructure. Ideal candidates have self-starters with a passion for the internet and technology, with an emphasis on supporting the growth of the site, brand, and community. 

This mid-senior level position comes with a lot of responsibility. You will be architecting and implementing site features in their entirety which will then be served to tens of millions of users per month. You will report to our Head of Product & Technology and work closely with various teams throughout the organization. 

About Development at Literally Media:

At Literally Media, we work together to craft software and features that make us proud. We care about our customers and strive to meet the needs of the Monetization, Business, and Editorial teams. 

As a developer for eBaum’s World, you’ll work with a small team of focused individuals who are serious about making a great product; and even more serious about having a great time interacting with our various teams spanning the globe. Every member of our team is vital and has the opportunity to influence the direction of the product, architecture, and the company at large. 

We are an agile organization that embraces iterative development & continuous deployment with a critical focus on data-driven decision-making. 

Must Haves (Basic Qualifications):

  • 5+ years of proven experience working as a PHP software developer. Laravel experience is strongly desired.
  • Strong experience and advanced knowledge of PHP, MySQL, Redis, CSS3, HTML5, and Javascript.  Other technologies such as NodeJS, Vue, AngularJS, and Dynamodb (or other equivalent NoSQL) are a plus.
  • Experience developing front & backend consumer-facing websites
  • Familiarity with commonly used front-end libraries, frameworks, and tools.
  • Familiar with UX & UI best principles, with a keen eye for mobile and desktop design
  • Proficient in architecting and integrating with a wide variety of web service APIs
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning with git
  • Proficient in operating in a Linux environment
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Github, Travis CI, Jenkins)
  • Strong knowledge of OO concepts and design patterns
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • A very high degree of intellectual curiosity, and a passion for software development

Optional (Nice to Have):

  • Working knowledge with oAuth2/JWT Security protocols
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, or MS Azure
  • Experience with CDNs
  • Experience with Serverless or Micro-service implementations
  • Experience with Docker
  • Work experience with an online digital publisher
  • Experience with DFP, Header Bidding, and Native Advertising
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • An analytical mindset to facilitate the data-driven company needs
  • Interest in Internet & Meme culture
  • Experience integrating with Social Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or in a related field is a plus

Our Platform:

  • Language: PHP
  • Framework: Laravel
  • Databases: MySQL, Cloudsearch, Redis, Dynamodb
  • Caching: Redis
  • Infrastructure: AWSFront End: SASS / Webpack

 

  • Hours: Full-time
    Location: Remote / our office in NY 
  • Start Date: ASAP

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Literally Media is a digital publishing company that owns and operates a collection of highly successful humor and entertainment websites. This portfolio of legendary digital brands includes eBaum’s World, Cheezburger, Know Your Meme, and Cracked, which dominate the entertainment market with over 40 million organic users a month. Literally Media operates as part of the 44 Ventures group, founded by Israeli entrepreneur Kobi Nizri.

Be part of the most exciting and fulfilling company in the local digital media space, where we reach millions of people across the world with fun, entertaining brands that they keep coming back to.

 

Literally Media’s beloved and well-known staple site Cheezburger is looking for a talented writer/editor, who enjoys and understands humor and Internet culture and can work quickly and to a high standard with different teams, writing about trending topics. You’ll be writing for one (or more) of the main Cheezburger brands: Fail Blog, Memebase, ICanHasCheezburger, Animal Comedy, and Cheezcake.

Tasks and Responsibilities

●       Search for trending/new content that could fit our global audience.

●       Write interesting and entertaining content: sum up funny meme lists, add your own introduction and commentary to trending discussions you find on Reddit, pick out the greatest tweets around a specific topic and write something about that topic, and more.

●       Create Facebook thumbnails, IG posts and stories, and TikToks to help promote your content.

●       Work together with the creative team to strategize new ways for brand growth.

Qualifications:

●       Native English speaker (a must!)

●       Excellent grammar skills and story-telling abilities

●       Must be creative and quick on your feet and on the keyboard

●       Must love and understand internet culture, pop culture, and web communities (seriously, you must love the internet, weird YouTube channels, cool Reddit threads, the newest meme trends, etc.)

●       Must be agile, versatile and able to work with different teams, local and long-distance.

●       Experience in content writing, editing and professional social media work – a significant advantage

●       Skills in video creation/editing – an advantage

 

Location: Herzliya

Hours: Full-Time

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eBaum’s World is hiring!

Who we are: 

eBaum’s World is one of the leading humor/entertainment sites and has been since it was created over 15 years ago. eBaum’s World is a hilarious, often immature, and regularly crass site that tries not to take itself too seriously. We have a large community of loyal users and trolls who keep us on our toes and make every day an adventure.

You’ll be joining an experienced team of editors who understand online publishing and thrive in being both self-driven, but also supporting each other to be successful. We believe in experimentation as well as using data-driven techniques, to achieve our main goal of creating a fun and unique experience for our users and audience. We are part of the Literally Media team which includes Cheezburger, Cracked, Fail Blog, Know Your Meme, and Memebase.

Who we’re looking for: 

We’re looking for creative candidates who are passionate about internet culture and creating online content. Ideally, you’ll be a naturally creative and inquisitive person who thrives in a creative, yet structured environment. You should be a writer with a proven track record of creating quality, in-depth, and engaging original content. Your main role will be the writing and editing of daily lists, articles and videos and whatever we end up choosing to do on any given day. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create articles and listicles from trending, timely, funny, and WTF topics
  • Stay up to date on relevant cultural events and trending topics
  • Work within the team to brainstorm the next fun/dumb thing
  • Bring a unique perspective to your work
  • Create content that our audience finds interesting, meaningful and will engage with bringing the eBaum’s World brand to life
  • Engage with the community through comments, content, contests and all sorts of community projects

Requirements:

  • You must be internet savvy and have strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and other social platforms
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized and objective oriented
  • Commitment to having a positive, cooperative outlook
  • College degree preferred (not required)
  • You must live in New York and be able to commute to and from the office (our office is in Greenpoint Brooklyn)

To Apply:

  • Tell us why you’d be a good fit here at eBaum’s World
  • Submit at least 2 writing samples relevant to the EBW audience / brand (Feel free to create the samples specifically for this application if you don’t have any currently that are relevant)
  • We’re looking for quality of storytelling, writing, and selection of topics
  • Your Resume

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FAIL Blog is hiring!

FAIL Blog is the tastefully irreverent branch of the Cheezburger family. We specialize in internet culture and all things schadenfreude. Fail Blog’s part of the Literally Media family, which also includes Know Your Meme, Ebaum’s World, Cracked, and Cheezburger (FAIL Blog, Memebase, I Can Has Cheezburger, and Cheezcake). 

We’re looking for a full-time editor to join the team. That means you’ll be working on lists, articles, and videos, and will take part in managing all of our social media assets. You’ll be supported by a team of highly experienced editors, who have a deep understanding of online publishing. We believe in being self-driven, but also supporting each other to be successful. With a strong emphasis on experimentation (as well as being data-driven) our focus is on creating a fun experience for our audience.

First and foremost we’re looking for internet nerds, like us, who want to work in a fun and creative work environment, making content that people want to read and engage in.

Responsibilities:

  • Find and groom content for the site
  • Help manage FAIL Blog’s social media (Facebook, Pinterest, IG)
  • Stay up to date on relevant cultural events and trending topics
  • Work within the team to brainstorm the next fun/engaging thing for our users
  • Bring a unique perspective to your work
  • Create content that brings the FAIL Blog brand to life
  • Cooperating and executing alongside all Literally Media teams

Requirements:

  • Media and publishing experience (2+ years preferred)
  • Professional Facebook, Twitter and Instagram publishing experience
  • You must be internet savvy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized and quick on the keyboard
  • Commitment to having a positive, cooperative outlook
  • College degree preferred (not required)

To Apply:

  • Tell us what sites you currently visit
  • Tell us what subreddits you go to
  • Tell us why you’d be a good fit here at FAIL Blog
  • Submit at least 2 pieces of relevant writing (please check out our content first)
  • Your resume

 

Hours: Full Time

Location: New York

Start Date: ASAP

 

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About Literally Media

Literally Media is a global digital media company producing quality content for hugely successful humor and entertainment websites. The portfolio of Literally’s legendary brands includes Cracked, Know Your Meme, eBaum’s World and Cheezburger, which dominate the humor and entertainment markets with over 50 million unique monthly users, through digital, video and social platforms.

At Literally Media you’ll be working alongside experienced editors and product leaders who understand online publishing and social media, who believe in being self-driven while also supporting each other to be successful. We believe in experimentation and creativity as well as being data-driven, and above all focusing on making it a fun experience for our audience and employees.

If you are passionate about creating compelling stories that put a smile on peoples faces, and interested in forging strong relationships with your readers, then Literally Media is the place to be.

Job Focus & Responsibilities

What will you do:

Audience Development

  • Create and manage lasting partnerships to grow brand audience and loyalty, which includes partnerships with:
    • Creators/Influencers
    • 3rd party platforms 
    • Media companies
  • Grow newsletter subscriber base to enable monetization
    • Optimize design, cadence, open rate, etc of currently slate of LM newsletters 
    • Explore acquisition and/or partnerships with other newsletters and email distribution lists
  • Strategize and create bespoke user experiences to grow the brand, including but not limited to Community building, Audience funnel, and User journey
  • Understand and become an expert in best practices and tools to drive audience growth to our brands (SEO, partnerships, site optimization, newsletter optimization, and others)

Platform Management

  • Own all administrative aspects of our current and future platforms including, but not limited to Newsletters and Audience Development tools
  • Take lead on future platform projects and process enhancements (automate where possible)

Reporting and Insights

  • Provide  daily, weekly, monthly, and ad hoc insight reporting into subscriber status and ways to see immediate growth
  • Track progress against targets, and create new achievable targets

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience leading email products in a digital publishing company
  • An audience-first mentality with experience developing smart email content strategies
  • Experience in audience growth through leveraging data to drive strategic direction
  • Demonstrable experience executing and optimizing email marketing campaigns
  • Strong understanding of email best practices
  • Understand CAN-SPAM/CASL/GDPR requirements and inbox deliverability standards
  • Expertise in ESP/CRM platforms
  • Fundamental understanding of HTML/CSS
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Photoshop skills are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues of all levels
  • Highly organized, adaptable, analytical and motivated individual who can juggle multiple projects and initiatives across a multitude of teams and brands

Hours: This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position, but the candidate must be able to work flexible hours to meet deadlines.
Location: Brooklyn, New York 

Start Date: ASAP

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About Literally Media

Literally Media is a digital publishing house that owns and operates a collection of highly successful humor and entertainment websites. The portfolio of legendary digital brands includes eBaum’s World, Cheezburger, Know Your Meme, and Cracked, which dominate the entertainment market with over 50 million organic users a month.

Be part of the most exciting and fulfilling company in the local digital media space, where we reach millions of people across the world with fun, entertaining brands they keep coming back to. This is a full-time position based in our office in Brooklyn, NY.

Job Focus & Responsibilities

We are seeking an organized, meticulous, self-managed, results-driven Head of Product and Technology  who is passionate about the Literally Media brands and working with data at scale. As a Head of Product and Technology, you will lead the Data Insights team; a small and growing, high-impact group of people with Engineering, Data Science, and Design skills that build and support data products that are utilized organization-wide at Literally Media. 

This is a key position within the organization and will work closely with all organizational units to build out our data infrastructure to support our core business and new initiatives.

A successful candidate should feel confident with modern data technologies and tools, have an in-depth understanding of digital media and publishing, and have a data-driven mindset. The candidate will report directly to our CEO, in Brooklyn, NY.

What You’ll Do:

  • Define and own the company product roadmap with alignment to company strategy
  • Work with product, design, and engineering to create an experience that increases reader engagement, builds loyalty, and drives revenue and subscriber growth
  • Manage our Data Insights team
  • Cultivate relationships with the editorial and creative teams to elevate and articulate the brand vision.
  • Define product architecture and implementations 
  • Provide work plan and communicate timeline and progress
  • Manage product R&D and server/services budget
  • Design and implement NLP based capabilities 
  • Have a seat at the table in defining and leading company growth, strategy and key decision making

Required Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have a strong connection to the business and the product side with both architectural and development skills.. You should also have experience and a strong ability to recruit and communicate with offshore developers. 

  • 7+  years of hands-on product management—strategy, analysis, roadmap ownership, and day-to-day product ideation—across multiple functional areas
  • You’re a builder, with experience launching both front-end, user-facing tools, along with deep, intricate platforms
  • 3+ years of technical team leadership; setting Annual Goal , KPI’s and Performance Reviews.
  • Decision making, and prioritization on daily tasks and projects based on business ROI impact
  • A demonstrated track record of Team player, ‘can-do’ attitude, strong interpersonal skills
  • You’ve ideally got deep experience on optimizing customer acquisition for an online publisher,
  • You’ve managed product managers, and have a passion for guiding direct reports along their career path and setting your team up for success
  • You have deep knowledge of what makes for great user experience because you’ve done this before, e.g. experience at a premium, digital publisher
  • MSc. or BSc. in Computer Sciences from a top university
  • Leading Big data and analytics projects/product
  • Maintaining and Analysis of of Daily traffic, monetization and content performance
  • Managing ELT Jobs, Scheduled Queries, Models, Dashboards
  • Built/worked with Ad-tech stacks and has deep knowledge in sites  monetization 

Location: This is an in office position. Our office is located in Brooklyn.

 

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