Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.
At Mic, Product and Engineering is one lean team of 19 people. We pride ourselves on constantly shipping the best products in media. Our culture is centered around allowing every team member to influence the products we build, especially our engineers. We prize engineers who care deeply about effecting product at all points in its lifecycle. Additionally, we are big contributors to open-source development (https://github.com/micnews -- over 80 publicly available repos in the last 6 months).
What you may find yourself working on:
Desktop and Mobile Websites (mic.com and m.mic.com) -- two separate products built for beauty and speed
Editorial Analytics and Tools like our custom story search tool called Lexicon: Screenshot
2+ years professional full-stack development
Proficient in Node.js
Expert level understanding of implementing complex user interfaces with reusable components
Understanding of browser developer tools to optimize for client side performance
Experience working with a variety of technologies & frameworks, ability to evaluate new tools to decide which are best for a given project
Great to haves:
Comfortable in a fast paced, hard working start-up environment