Full Time Posted 18 days ago

Digiday Media is looking for a full-stack web development lead to help grow our in-house technology and development practice. This is a full-time position with a flexible option to work from an office when conditions permit.

Candidates should be comfortable taking part in and managing day-to-day needs such as QA, code review and deployment, stand-ups, resolving urgent issues, etc. To do it, you’ll work closely with and manage our existing external development agency, as well as related resources as needed.

Over time, the candidate will also audit and improve existing platforms and software, as well as be a trusted internal voice for how our technology stack and team grow in the future. They’ll also be the advocate for tech-related possibilities and limitations within our new product discussions.


  • Ensure uptime and basic security/stability for our brands’ websites and other various web/technology platforms such as internal content management or newsletter systems and more. Run proactive system and performance health checks, and perform upgrades as needed.
  • Manage our external development agency, communicating each product’s vision and maintaining quality control over all adjustments to our code base.
  • Support, troubleshoot and resolve bugs or other urgent issues
  • Work with project and product managers on developing, testing and releasing features and other structural improvements to our tech stack.
  • Develop simple but useful prototypes to assess the integrity and viability of new product ideas, contributing to an iterative product culture.


  • We’re open to both full-stack and front-end candidates with strong Javascript, HTML and CSS skills
  • Experience in media/publishing, advertising/marketing, e-commerce a plus
  • Familiarity with AWS, WordPress, FLEX, jQuery, WebPack


  • Ability to multitask, communicate clearly and respectfully and in a timely fashion
  • Experience managing high-profile technology services or websites a plus, as well as experience in the media and/or marketing industry.
  • Comfortable in a startup/fast-moving environment, working primarily with project managers or other developers, but also with non-technical stakeholders.
  • A sense of ownership and responsibility for the technology supporting our products and solutions.


Digiday Media is a vertical media company founded in 2008 by our CEO, Nick Friese. Our mission is to chronicle how industries like media, marketing and retail are navigating change.

Our approach is to continually reimagine and reshape the media we create and the way we connect the industries we cover, guided by our core virtues of quality, honesty, curiosity and tenacity.


  • DIGIDAY: The home of modern media and marketing.
  • GLOSSY: Chronicling the evolution of beauty and fashion.
  • MODERN RETAIL: Exploring the transformation of the retail industry


  • Be respectful. We work with each other in a way that’s empathetic, kind and productive.
  • Embrace change. Media is perpetually changing. To keep up, so are we.
  • Choose quality. Quality over quantity -- always.
  • Experiment. We’re obsessed with finding ways to get better.
  • Be honest. Whether it’s the way we report on the industries we cover or how we work together, it starts with honesty.


  • Remote & hybrid work schedule flexibility. Work from where you want: home, our offices, the moon -- it's up to you.
  • Mental Health and wellness programs. Including free access to Headspace.
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement. We help pay for approved courses and training to help you grow.
  • Generous paid time off. Including half-day Fridays through 2021, a week off following Christmas and ample PTO.
  • Insurance including health, vision, dental and life.
  • Other perks and benefits including a 401k plan, commuter benefits and referral bonus opportunities.


At Digiday Media, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. We know through first-hand experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. In support of our continued prioritization for an inclusive workplace, where employees feel empowered to share their experiences and ideas, we’ve developed an internal board called Allies For Diversity and Inclusion, which helps to hold our organization accountable. Together, we will continue to progress towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

Digiday Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Full Stack Web Development Lead