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Front End Engineer

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few!  These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.

The Role 

BuzzFeed is seeking an engineer to build our social publishing and syndication platform. We need your help shaping our React codebase as we continue to integrate with new social platforms.

We’re also expanding the power of our automation UI which puts BuzzFeed curators in control of content distribution rules. Does crafting applications that streamline complexity interest you? Read about some of our latest work here.

We’re a distributed team consisting of a product manager, designer, data scientist, and engineers. Together, we work on a variety of services and user interfaces responsible for distributing BuzzFeed content to our partners.

You Will 

  • Create reusable patterns that improve the consistency of the codebase.
  • Operate in a data-driven way, using insights you collect on user behaviour to create compelling and engaging experiences.
  • Collaborate with other software engineers, designers, product managers, and others, taking learning opportunities that will arise every single day.
  • Reach across the entire tech stack at BuzzFeed and get a deep understanding of large-scale media companies’ architecture and operations.

You Have

  • You understand that the web is for everyone and build inclusive, accessible systems.
  • You are a passionate, empathetic engineer who enjoys contributing to, and leading, technical projects and working with engineers at all levels.
  • You value testing, instrumenting and documenting your work.
  • You adapt quickly to change and love to ship and iterate, building on new user research, insights and data.
  • You have familiarity with JS libraries like Next.js and React.

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive and equitable compensation package, including salary and stock options

A generous benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more.

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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