Jobs at Maven

We have some amazing career opportunities at Maven

Creative Director

Maven is seeking a Creative Director, based in Seattle. The ideal candidate has experience building incredible consumer experiences, is data-driven yet has a point-of-view on design, and is fluent in the latest web technologies.

The Role

As Creative Director, you’ll work closely with our top-notch engineering and product teams to create beautiful, engaging designs and rich, intuitive experiences. You’ll contribute to strategic decisions that impact the company, build key relationships and drive relentlessly towards our vision to save quality content. You should thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to work well with a variety of stakeholders such as editorial teams, sales teams, designers, engineers, executives and product managers.

The Creative Director at Maven will:

  • Work closely with Product and Engineering teams to create and communicate the design vision for Maven’s products.
  • Constantly improve and iterate based on market feedback, best practices and data analysis.
  • Develop a set of design best practices, work with team to develop pattern libraries and drive consistency and reuse across our properties and products.
  • Work closely with internal development and design teams to ensure flawless integration with back-end technology and a great user experience.
  • Prototype and communicate your concepts and findings through mock-ups, high fidelity prototypes and wireframes.
  • Work with product designers to guide and define the design process.

Who you are, and what you’ve done

At some point in your career, you've worked as a hands-on designer in web, brand, print, interactive, or product design. You’ve worked with other designers to define a process for design. You’ve built and implemented a set of design best practices, including a visual design aesthetic and pattern libraries. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, keeping a cool head as you concurrently manage multiple strategic and tactical initiatives.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant product design work experience
  • Extensive portfolio of successful, complex projects
  • Experience partnering with product managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features
  • Superior visual design skills and expert understanding of typography, illustration, color theory and wire framing
  • A strong proficiency in the technical aspects of web applications (HTML, CSS, jQuery, etc)
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite tools (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Experience with prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Success working with executive leadership
  • Several years of experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing and growing creative teams

Who we are

Maven is a media coalition of professional content destinations (“mavens”), operating exclusively on a shared digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform, providing a major media scale alternative to news and information distributed on social platforms. Brands such as History Channel, Maxim, Yoga Journal, Ski Magazine, and over 300 mavens with millions of existing viewers have accepted our invitation, to join in this growing coalition that reaches over 100M consumers monthly.

Snapshot of Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Reimbursement for business cell phone use per company policy
  • Employee Stock Option Plan (Publicly Traded Company - MVEN)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays

TO APPLY please send resume to jobs@maven.io

Full-Stack Software Engineers

Maven, a publicly traded (MVEN) global online publishing and technology company reaching over 100M consumers monthly, is seeking Full-Stack Software Engineers based in Seattle or San Francisco. The ideal candidate has a software development background with interests and skills that span across the entire development stack.

The Role

As a Full-Stack Software Engineer, you’ll work closely with our top-notch product and design teams to build new capabilities in our publishing platform. You’ll build key relationships and drive relentlessly towards our vision to save quality content. You should thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to work well with a variety of stakeholders such as editorial teams, sales teams, designers, engineers, executives and product managers.

A Full-Stack Software Engineer at Maven will:

  • Work closely with Product Managers and Designers to build new features for our growing publisher base.
  • Produce high-quality results by contributing to cross-functional projects that impact the business.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle.
  • Assist our skilled support team and operations team in triaging and resolving production issues.

This is a full-time position based either in San Francisco, CA, or Seattle, WA.

What you should have

  • You’ve been building web applications professionally for 4+ years, and are comfortable with all layers of the application stack, from infrastructure to front-end. Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes is a plus.
  • You have experience with some (or all) of the following languages: Python, Javascript, Go, C#. Experience with iOS and Android development is a plus.
  • You possess strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have several years of experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You write scalable, testable, and maintainable code.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.

Who we are

Maven is a media coalition of professional content destinations (“mavens”), operating exclusively on a shared digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform, providing a major media scale alternative to news and information distributed on social platforms.

Snapshot of Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Reimbursement for business cell phone use per company policy
  • Employee Stock Option Plan (Publicly Traded Company - MVEN)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Manager of Field Marketing

Maven is seeking a Manager of Field Marketing to drive and amplify the efforts of Maven’s Revenue team to provide programmatic advertising solutions to leading brands and agencies. The Manager of Field Marketing will be an individual contributor reporting directly to the Chief Revenue Officer and is based in New York City.

About the team:

Maven is a media coalition of professional content destinations (“mavens”), operating exclusively on a shared digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform, providing a professional, premium news and information alternative to social platforms. Just as Hulu created the largest premium video alternative to YouTube, by building a coalition of studio-quality content owners, Maven has created a sustainable business platform for premium web publishers (“mavens”) to operate, viewers to consume and for major brand advertisers to market on a unified, pristine, high scale environment on a single brand. Brands such as History Channel, Maxim, Yoga Journal, Ski Magazine, and over 300 mavens with millions of existing viewers have accepted our invitation, to join in this growing coalition that reaches over 100M consumers monthly.

The Revenue team is responsible for driving revenue for our 300+ mavens and the company itself. We deliver programmatic engagements to leading brands and advertisers on household name channels across over 40 verticals – with the greatest concentration in News, Sports, Finance, Politics, and Lifestyle.

About the job:

  • Develop marketing and outreach strategy in support of the Revenue team’s various go-to-market efforts
  • Drive adoption with compelling positioning and key selling points that differentiate our products in the marketplace
  • Turn value propositions into effective sales enablement materials including pitch decks, case studies, and primers/FAQs and run sales training workshops
  • Utilize multiple marketing channels (e.g. tentpole events, custom dinners, social marketing, email marketing, collateral, etc.) to amplify sales efforts
  • Gather marketplace intelligence and conduct competitive analysis to inform sales and enhance product roadmap

About your skills and experience:

  • 4-6 years’ experience in field, event, social, and/or product marketing
  • Understanding of the advertising space, ideally with programmatic experience
  • Strong understanding of the digital advertising ecosystem
  • Superb project management skills to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously and independently drive outcomes
  • Experience managing 3rd party consultants (e.g. graphic designers, event operations firms, etc.)
  • Creative flair to bring fresh ideas to positioning and marketing campaigns
  • Proven consultative approach to solving problems and addressing new opportunities and a laser-sharp customer focus
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving and exciting, but at times, ambiguous environment
  • Ability to operate autonomously and generate new ideas independently to drive new opportunities for the team

More about you:

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

​TO APPLY please send resume to jobs@maven.io

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