Home Design Writer/Editor houzz
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Houzz is looking for a home design editor with creativity and smarts to join our team in Palo Alto, CA. Top candidates will have a talent for spotting timely home ideas and turning them into articles that inform, engage and entertain. They have top-notch writing, editing and leadership abilities, a deep well of story ideas, and a strong sense of reader service. They love the entrepreneurial, fast-paced culture of the web, interaction with a creative online community, and being part of a fun and productive editorial team.
Houzz celebrates all styles of home design, from the traditional to the modern and every eclectic style in between. Rather than foster any one type of architecture and design, Houzz brings out the best new home ideas from all styles and walks of life.
Write and produce daily articles (?Featured Ideabooks?) for the Houzz homepage and newsletter
Generate ideas for new content that readers will bookmark and share
Support site management and the development of new contributors, content and projects
Coach writers, working with them to evaluate and edit their stories for logic, flow and reader service
Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent
5 years experience in writing and editing content for a home publication or website
At least 2 years writing and editing for the web
A track record of writing breaking news and unique, quality features that go viral
Exceptional attention to detail, grammar and logical story construction
An eye for strong design photography
Familiarity with digital media and its technical aspects
A roll-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done attitude and friendly, outgoing personality
Knowledge of effective online content distribution methods and social networking tools
Ability to work at our headquarters in Palo Alto, CA
||310 University Avenue |
Palo Alto, CA 94301
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
, Sequoia Capital All Jobs: at houzz
|Headquarters:||310 University Avenue|
Palo Alto, CA 94301
|Company Profile:||Join Houzz and help revolutionize the 300B home improvement industry with a combination of mobile, local, social and visual technologies.
We've built a community of more than 16 million design-obsessed unique monthly users and over 300K registered local home improvement professionals. In addition to the core site, our mobile apps include the highest-rated lifestyle iPad app in the Apple AppStore, with over 15 million downloads and an average of five stars from over 100K reviewers. Our software development stack includes Redis, Solr, MySQL, jQuery, a custom ad server, targeting and recommendation engines, and image serving and processing at a very large scale.
We are backed by some of the top venture capital firms in the world, including Sequoia Capital, NEA, GGV and KPCB, and are generating revenue by delivering products that address the needs of homeowners, local professionals and global brands.
We have an entrepreneurial culture, a warm work environment, and a close-knit family that loves to celebrate birthdays and team accomplishments. We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, full benefits and the best team of nice and smart people that you've ever worked with.|
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