Matador Jobs

Current Openings

Note: All positions can be done remotely from any location.


⇒ VIRAL CONTENT PRODUCER

Matador, the web’s leading travel publisher, is seeking savvy viral content producers to create content intended to be shared around the social web.

Responsibilities

  • Writing, editing and producing highly shareable posts in the travel space
  • Writing headlines that people will want to click on
  • Sourcing high-quality images
  • Publishing 1-2 traffic-driving pieces weekly

Requirements

  • A thorough understanding of the social web, and the ever-evolving Internet zeitgeist
  • A sensibility for what people on the internet want to share
  • An eye for captivating visuals
  • Insatiable appetite for viral content and social media
  • You’re driven to WIN, by having the largest number of people see your work
  • Established social media presence
  • Experience working for a professional media organization (Preferred)
  • A love of travel (Preferred)

To apply, use the application form below to send us links to your social presence. In addition:

  • Show us an example of something you’ve made take off across the web (or at least in your circle).
  • List 5-7 travel oriented links/videos/images that you think everybody should know about. Using your cultivated wit, write headlines for each link with a sentence explaining why a potential reader should click on it.



⇒ WORDPRESS / PHP DEVELOPER

We’re looking for a skilled up-and-coming developer to join our team. You’ll be working under our CTO to develop all of Matador’s various properties.

Specific requirements:

PHP

  • Writes well documented, highly modular code
  • Knowledge in object-oriented programming and a strong understanding of MVC

MySQL

  • Relational database knowledge and SQL experience

CSS / HTML

  • Understanding of CSS3 and HTML5
  • Browser independent coding with a strong sense of design

JavaScript

  • Knowledge of progressive enhancement techniques
  • Understanding of how AJAX works and how it is best implemented
  • Experience using JavaScript libraries such as jQuery

WordPress

  • Understanding of writing custom themes and plugins
  • We love WordPress, so you should too

SVN

  • Knowledge of version control, how to use it, and know why it is important

Linux

  • Working knowledge of Linux would be a bonus



⇒ MOBILE APP DEVELOPER

Matador Network is looking for a highly skilled mobile application developer to build some exciting new products working under our CTO.

Specific requirements:

  • Extensive experience with mobile application development environments including iOS and Android. Windows Mobile and BlackBerry nice to have.
  • Eye for clean, usable design
  • Experience with client-side application scripting in JavaScript
  • Experienced utilizing API’s for data collection and remote command execution
  • Knowledge of PHP and web-based development
  • Strong relational database knowledge and SQL experience with MySQL

Bonus points:

  • Strong Linux knowledge
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Experience with version control, specifically SVN


Projects

MatadorU - Learn travel writing and photography.

Breaking Free - New web-series about expats living abroad and following their dreams.