Careers: Engineering

Why join Engineering?

Our team designs and creates services that power one of the leading digital media destinations across multiple platforms. B/R’s engineers also develop and oversee our in-house publishing and CMS tools, the backbone to our content experience.

Our team moves quickly, writes clean code, and deploys continuously. We use the latest technologies and work as a team to solve the technical challenges that arise with serving over 1 billion pageviews per month.

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Lead Designer, Innovation

B/R is launching an exciting new initiative focused on rethinking what’s possible on social platforms. We are looking for a self-starter to drive  the look and feel, creating differentiated social experiences and design-forward experiments. We are seeking a creative leader who can motivate a team to dream big and think outside-the-box. The ideal candidate has an open mind, a strong POV and a deep understanding of social media. This role is based in NYC.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Guide creative rooted in a strong POV

  • Lead out-of-the box thinking and new executions to consistently raise the ceiling

  • Empower and support our most forward-looking projects from concept to completion

  • Drive aspirational social experiences connecting users and promoting engagement

  • Identify and build relationships with a large network of creatives

  • Balance near term deadlines with big picture strategy and goals

  • Strive for continual improvement to maintain the highest quality of work

  • Excite and inspire team with an infectious curiosity and optimistic approach.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong design portfolio of digital and social media-focused work 

  • 10+ years experience (leadership experience a plus)

  • Excels in thinking outside-the-box

  • A genuine love for and excitement about the internet

  • In tune with social media trends, youth culture, memes and viral content

  • Deep understanding of digital landscape, emerging platforms and latest technology

  • Thrives at the forefront of the design and technology

  • Understands millennials and gen-z audience

  • Thrives on working fast and shipping work rapidly and iteratively

  • Able to deliver constructive criticism resulting in stronger work

  • Design expertise of layout, typography and visual hierarchy

  • Embodies high standards with a critical attention to detail

  • Demonstrates a user-centered approach to design

  • Bold leadership skills, confident in mentoring and guiding talent

  • Strong relationships to creatives in the industry

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, able to clearly articulate ideas

  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred

  • Fueled and motivated to learn and grow

  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus

  • This position is located in New York City

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport. 

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Motion Designer

About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the Role:

  • Demonstrates ability with motion, layout, typography and visual hierarchy
  • Designs motion graphics (video bumpers, GFX packages, animations + more) for Playmaker branded content and B/R brand marketing initiatives 

  • Creates consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms

  • Ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment

  • Embodies high standards and thoughtful design

  • Ability to develop a point-of-view and defend work

  • Can composite, retouch, and blur video / images organically to the aesthetic

  • Gives and takes constructive feedback

  • Regularly evaluates existing processes and makes recommendations to improve

  • Proactively shares work, seeking feedback in an effort for improvement

  • Collaborates across departments

  • Interested & motivated to learn and grow

Requirements:

  • Strong design portfolio highlighting motion, layout and typography

  • 3-6+ years professional experience

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred

  • Experience designing across platforms

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design and technology

  • In tune with contemporary design, internet and youth culture trends

  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus

  • Competent in Adobe Premiere

  • Competent in animation rigging

Additional:

  • Advanced video and audio editing skills a plus
  • 3D software a plus (Cinema 4D, Rhino/Keyshot preferred)

  • Flame or Nuke software competency a plus

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.


Senior Product Designer

ABOUT US:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Senior Product Designer role on the product design team owns the complete process from definition to launch for our mobile apps, websites, and internal tools. You identify goals/problems and employ a broad set of design tools (e.g. Sketch, Framer, HTML/CSS) to best solve and communicate. You will also assume a leadership role by providing regular, direct and impactful feedback in critiques and in-person, additionally engaging individual designers in adjacent product teams to help them grow their skills and design toolkit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates expertise of layout, typography and visual hierarchy
  • Creates consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms
  • Responsible for delivering wireframes, user flows, user testing, low-fidelity designs, high-fidelity designs, specs, assets.
  • Creates designs for multiple contexts and devices
  • Partners with PMs and engineers to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch
  • Leads sprints from Discovery to engineering handoff.
  • Plans, executes, and synthesizes takeaways from user research to improve the product.
  • Guides the critique from others, ensuring feedback is constructive and actionable.
  • Evangelizes best design practices to other Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers.
  • Plans and leads brainstorming sessions.
  • Proactively schedules design critiques to get feedback on work.
  • Leverages prototyping as a way to demonstrate complex flows.
  • Executes end to end research from planning studies to synthesizing results.
  • Provides QA feedback to engineers for designs in development.
  • Ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Embodies high standards and thoughtful design
  • Shares work early and often and encourages peers to seek out constructive feedback from their manager, stakeholders, team
  • Begins every project by defining what qualitative and quantitative data will be important in their work.
  • Fosters a highly-collaborative design process and, as a result, is trusted by their team to talk through both scope and technical challenges and negotiate thoughtful outcomes.
  • Participates in cross-discipline initiatives, bringing a design voice to the conversation and building trust between the design team and other disciplines.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills, whether in one-on-one or group situations.
  • Communicates complex ideas, goals and problems in a way that is accessible even to those unfamiliar with the project.
  • Assumes a leadership role on the Product Design team. Is held accountable for design quality and cohesion across their own and adjacent product teams, and flags quality concerns to the responsible designers and design managers.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong design portfolio highlighting critical thinking and problem solving
  • 6-9+ years professional experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred
  • Experience working closely with Product Managers and Engineering teams
  • Proficiency with all current UI and UX patterns on iOS, Android, and the web
  • High-level understanding of product strategy and vision
  • Comfortable employing qualitative and quantitative methods for user research
  • Proficient using at least one prototyping tool
  • Well-versed in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Comfortable working with 3rd party integrations and APIs
  • Ability to create presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design and technology
  • In tune with contemporary design, internet and youth culture trends
  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus
  • Candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to San Francisco

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Senior Product Designer, Growth

About Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.


Why Growth Design?

Bleacher Report is fueling the next generation of sports culture, a vision that attracts millions of new social fans to sign up for Bleacher report everyday. To make this happen, the Growth team is dedicated to delivering a captivating experience from the moment of sign up to launch. The Growth team works cross-functionally with different teams to identify new and existing opportunities in the user experience that can drive sign up rates, onboard and educate users, and create stronger social connections. To do so, we need a special kind of designer on the Growth team who is curious, passionate, adaptable, and lives at the intersection of balancing user needs with business goals. As a Growth Designer, you can identify user motivations, launch experiments, evaluate data and test results, and use qualitative research methods to validate experiments. 


What You’ll Do?

The Growth Product Designer role on the product design team owns the complete process from definition to launch for our mobile apps, websites, and internal tools. You identify goals/problems and employ a broad set of design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Principle, HTML/CSS) to best solve and communicate. 


In this role, you will:

  • Advocate for the user by creating meaningful experiences for real fans while continually looking for ways to meet business goals.

  • Grow the business by optimizing user flows, design experiments, and create new features. 

  • Help define the strategy with your team, learn from experiment results, and have the ability to adapt.

  • Execute on all phases of the design process—from wireframing and designing visuals to completing engineering handoff.

  • Craft A/B tests and multivariate experiments. Conduct user research/testing to gather qualitative data to inform your decisions.

  • Transform quantitative data and quantitative learnings into informed design decisions. 

  • Collaborate with PMs and engineers to oversee the user experience of the product from conception until launch.

  • Communicate complex ideas, goals, and problems in a way that is accessible even to those unfamiliar with the project.

  • Come to the table with an opinion and a good rationale about your designs.

  • Constantly strive to learn and grow.

  • Create consistent, scalable design solutions across all platforms.

  • Embody high standards and thoughtful design, prioritize and manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines.


Requirements

  • 6 - 9+ years related design experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Fine Arts, Human Factors, or related field preferred

  • Understanding of HTML and CSS

  • Comfortable working with 3rd party integrations and APIs

  • Strong design portfolio showcasing problem-solving and visual design skills, with examples of growth design

  • Ability to clearly articulate and advocate your design thinking behind your concepts

  • Experience collaborating with PMs and Engineers across the entire product lifecycle 

  • Ability to rapidly ideate and produce multiple UX/UI concepts while considering design across platforms on iOS, Android, and web.

  • Demonstrates empathy for teammates and users.

  • Capable of planning & executing user research into actionable, high-level insights.

  • Knowledge of the digital landscape in media, design, and technology

  • In tune with contemporary design, internet, and youth culture trends.

  • Candidate must be based in, or willing to relocate to San Francisco.


Bonus Points

  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus.



Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.



Android Engineer (remote - US based)

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks. We are growing our mobile team and looking for an Android Engineer to work either in our SF office or remotely within the US.

What you’ll be building...

Bleacher Report is the premier social sports app, and serves as a destination for millions of fans all over the world to read, watch, listen, and discuss what’s happening in the world of sports. We pride ourselves on delivering a rich fan experience by using the latest and greatest technologies, sweating the small stuff, and continuing to iterate.

How you’ll build it...

We primarily develop in Kotlin, while our app is still mostly in Java. We aren’t afraid to include new OS features and libraries in our apps. We work closely with the engineers writing and maintaining our custom web services when building new features or refactoring old ones. We discuss approaches to problems early and often, review each other’s code, and are open to suggestions.

Required skills...

  • Proficiency in Android app development, with experience using Android SDK and deep understanding of android development. 
  • Minimum 5+ years experience of Android development
  • Proficiency in Kotlin, with a desire to continue learning the ins and outs of the language as it evolves. 
  • Minimum of 6+ months working with Kotlin.
  • Proficiency in Java, especially around interoperability with Kotlin. 
  • Strong understanding of Android multi-threading (RxJava, Kotlin Coroutines).
  • Strong understanding of Android networking and working with web services.
  • Strong debugging skills, including experience using Unit Tests.
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills.

**Note “sports fanship” was not listed as a requirement. We love all of our engineers, sports fans or not. Those who thrive on technical problem solving will feel just as at home as those that thrive on game 7 showdowns.**

Preferred skills...

  • Proficiency with git.
  • Proficiency in Android Studio with strong knowledge using Gradle.
  • Experience writing efficient layouts.
  • Experience with dependency injection.
  • Strong understanding of MVVM, MVP and other architecture frameworks.
  • Experience working in a large code base with multiple targets.
  • Experience building test frameworks.
  • Experience using Android architecture components.
  • Strong understanding of ExoPlayer and Inline Video playback, with experience working on a media rich app.

Benefits and perks include…

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

  • Competitive salary
  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance
  • $5,000 annual conference budget
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(K) plan with matching
  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD
  • Transit stipends
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • The latest technology and equipment you need
  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages
  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office.

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.  

Engineering Manager

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks.

We are growing our team and looking for an experienced, highly-motivated Engineering Manager. This is a hands-on role managing a cross-functional, agile engineering team and working closely with our product team, design team, and stakeholders to deliver strategic wins.

A successful candidate will have a proven background leading a team of engineers, developing and growing people, technical experience building and supporting consumer applications, and a passion for technology and leadership.

What you’ll do...

  • Lead, manage, and scale one of our multidisciplinary, agile engineering teams

  • Drive project planning, sprint planning, and sprint execution

  • Oversee the technical strategy ,direction, effectiveness, and happiness of your teams

  • Invest in people! Helping engineers advance their skills and careers through one­-on­-ones, growth and development plans, and performance feedback

  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against short and long-term goals

  • Work with engineering leads, QA, and product management to reinforce strategies around process improvement

Experience you need...

  • 2+ years of engineering management experience with a demonstrated track record of tactical execution and strong team building

  • Experience delivering products in an agile environment with a geographically distributed team

  • Previous experience as a hands-­on technical contributor. Bonus points high-growth Consumer app experience.

  • Willingness to lead initiatives and a catalyst for change throughout the whole organization

  • Exceptional verbal, written communication, and organizational skills, along with interpersonal skills that allow for collaboration across a diverse group of people

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)

  • 7+ years of experience in Software Engineering

Experience we appreciate...

  • Running software services on Amazon Web Services (or other Cloud providers)

  • Contributions to the OSS community

  • Public speaking

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual personal conference & training budget

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.  


Senior Product Manager

Bleacher Report is one of world's biggest sports media sites with over 70 million monthly readers.   We are the place fans follow their team across web, our 5-star mobile app and our team newsletters. And we're looking for a product manager who has strong consumer sense, quantitative and qualitative analysis skills and is passionate about sports. 
This is a highly collaborative role that will gather research/requirements from organizational stakeholders, guide the user experience and visual design process, manage product development with engineering, and ship products to the world with marketing/PR.

You make sure the right thing ships at the right time.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Own the day to day product development process for your product, from strategy and concept to shipping.
  • Develop product strategy and roadmap based on internal stakeholders and business/sales requirements, consumer trends, and technology landscape.
  • Guide the design process with UX/Interaction and Visual designers
  • Evaluate and manage product/technical partnerships with external partners along with sales and BD
  • Define the technical requirement and scoping process with engineering
  • Validate product/feature and market fit using strong analytical and metrics-driven approach
  • Empower Marketing and PR to message and grow the product’s userbase.
  • Mentor more Junior PMs
  • Ship. Iterate. Ship.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-7+ years of product management or similar experience
  • Demonstrated history or project portfolio displaying shipped products/features
  • Strong project management and organization skills
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of web/app software principles
  • Strong consumer insight and communications skills
  • Loves sports

Prefered:

  • Experience instrumenting analytics in web and mobile apps
  • Experience in the publishing industry
Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

iOS Engineer (remote - US based)

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

As a division of Turner, B/R has gained all the advantages of a large media company while maintaining its vibrant startup culture. We work in a fast paced, 24-7 field in a laid back environment. You'll also be in a role that allows you to work with multiple groups and networks. We are growing our mobile team and looking for an iOS Engineer to work either in our SF office or remotely within the US.

What you’ll do...

  • Deliver well-designed, maintainable solutions.

  • Produce high-quality software that is unit tested, code reviewed and checked in regularly for continuous integration.

  • Work on iOS projects, solving project wide issues and delivering work on the project timeline.

  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, designers and QA analysts.

Experience you need...

  • Minimum 5+ years of software development experience, primarily on iOS.

  • Proven experience in shipping high-quality applications to the iOS App Store, please provide links to apps.

  • Proficiency in Swift.

  • Deep understanding of mobile development lifecycle, specific technologies and submission guidelines and processes.

Experience we appreciate...

  • Contributions to the open source community.

  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Benefits and perks include…

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual conference budget

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.