Jobs at Serious Eats

Product Designer

Serious Eats is looking for a full-time designer, with 2-3 years of experience, to join our product team in Brooklyn, NY.

Responsibilities:

  • Prototyping and designing new interfaces (user-facing and internal)
  • Iterating and improving existing features and interfaces, based on metrics and testing
  • Refining rough UX prototypes into visually polished designs while maintaining brand guidelines
  • Collaborating with editorial, developers, and stakeholders across the company to design custom interactives and new initiatives.
  • Creating mocks for pitches and ad products.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Expertise in visual design principles such as layout, iconography, typography, color theory, and motion.
  • Deep understanding of web design across devices and platforms
  • Familiarity with possibilities and limits of HTML/CSS/JS
  • Rapid prototyping (paper, Marvel, Invision, html/css, etc)
  • Fluency in design tools of choice (Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience in user research and testing
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to wear different hats

To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and relevant supporting materials/links to [email protected].

Culinary Team Member

Serious Eats is seeking a culinary editor to join its New York City–based team to work on a combination of recipe development, writing, and rigorous reviews of kitchen equipment. The ideal candidate will be a passionate cook with culinary school and/or professional culinary experience, have a good sense of humor, excel at writing original content, and have the creativity and adaptability required to bring those traits together in a fast-paced digital-media environment. Title and salary are dependent on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Original Recipe Development and Writing: Research, test, and develop recipes, then write the recipes along with personality-driven articles documenting and explaining the testing and development process. Work with managing editor and culinary director to prioritize topics and projects.
  • Editing Recipes and Articles: Edit recipes and articles by other members of the Serious Eats culinary team, keeping a strict eye on house style and established recipe best practices.
  • Equipment Reviews: Work with and assist the culinary director and managing editor to determine equipment-testing priorities and methodology, then aid in the equipment-testing and reviewing process as needed.
  • Photo and Video Shoots: Work in conjunction with photo and video team to create clear, instructive, and appetizing process and beauty shots for photos and videos.
  • Kitchen Support: Help keep test kitchen organized, clean, and stocked with pantry staples. Help with shopping as needed.

Requirements:

  • Culinary school and/or professional cooking experience; some restaurant experience preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills and an eagerness to take a critical, exhaustive approach to researching and completing assigned stories.
  • Understanding of digital and social media and awareness of online content in the food and drink space.
  • High degree of flexibility, positivity, and collaborative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment and switch quickly between different tasks.
  • To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and relevant supporting materials/links to [email protected].

    Serious Eats provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.