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Employment Opportunities

Midlevel Back‐End Rails Developer Ruby on Rails, MySQL, APIs, and more

SK is seeking a full time Back‐End Rails Engineer with extensive experience in Ruby on Rails to join our growing team. You'll jump right in taking on tasks that involve designing systems from scratch and maintaining our portfolio of highly trafficked applications. If you're interested in creating and growing exciting new products in the entertainment and pop culture space, we'd love to hear from you!

Who you are

  • Self-Starter: You take initiative, meet deadlines, and creatively solve problems.
  • Student: You learn constantly through reading, meet-ups, etc., and apply best practices whenever possible.
  • Teacher: You not only command programming fundamentals and concepts, but can also explain design patterns in developing OOP.
  • Craftsman: You strive to create code that is tested, maintainable, readable, and re-usable.
  • Versatile: You have relevant experience in a wide range of technologies.

What you will work on

  • Internal stats and analytics systems
  • Integrating with third party applications
  • Billing and user authentication systems
  • Email marketing platform
  • Data design for new sites
  • Maintaining and improving current application architecture
  • Occasional front‐end related work as needed

What we use

  • Our current stack: Ruby 1.9‐2, Rails 3.2‐4, RSpec, MySQL (MariaDB), Capistrano, ElasticSearch, git, Unicorn, Puma, Nginx, jQuery, Backbone, Underscore, YUI, Twitter Bootstrap, CoffeeScript, SASS
  • Applications: Slack, GitLab, New Relic, CodeClimate, Sentry, and GitLab CI
  • We practice Agile / Scrum product development. We use JIRA, host daily stand ups, and work in 2‐week sprints
  • We are a Mac office with big monitors on a sit/stand desk Must Haves

Must Haves

  • Highly skilled in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Data modeling and database design
  • Building and integrating with APIs
  • Application architecture
  • Rspec testing

Bonus points

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Ecommerce and billing processor integrations
  • Email marketing
  • HTML, CSS, and knowledge of Responsive Design

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade

Midlevel Front‐End Rails Developer Ruby on Rails, Backbone JS+jQuery, Bootstrap, and more

SK is seeking a full‐time Front‐End Rails Engineer to join our growing team. You'll jump right in taking on tasks that involve creating brand new websites, new UX features, and maintaining our portfolio of highly trafficked applications. If you're interested in creating and growing exciting new products in the entertainment and pop culture space ‐ we'd love to hear from you!

Who you are

  • Self‐Starter: You take initiative, meet deadlines, and creatively solve problems.
  • Student: You learn constantly through reading, meet‐ups, etc., and apply best practices whenever possible.
  • Craftsman: You strive to create code that is tested, maintainable, readable, and re‐ usable.
  • Teacher: You not only command programming fundamentals and concepts, but can also explain design patterns in developing OOP.
  • Mobile First: You follow progressive enhancement and believe in developing for the small‐screen first.

What you will work on

  • Create and evolve engaging user experiences
  • Maintain and improve existing Rails applications
  • Create & implement A/B Split tests
  • Prototype and help keep our stack current

What we use

  • Our current stack: CoffeeScript, jQuery, Backbone, Underscore, Twitter Bootstrap, Bower, Webpack, Jasmine, Karma, SASS, HAML, Ruby 1.9‐2, Rails 3.2‐4, RSpec, MySQL
  • Applications: Slack, GitLab, New Relic, CodeClimate, Sentry, and GitLab CI
  • We practice Agile / Scrum product development. We use JIRA, host daily stand ups, and work in 2‐week sprints
  • We are a Mac office with big monitors on a sit/stand desk

Must Haves

  • 2 years of experience as a front end developer
  • Front end experience with Ruby on Rails (Controllers, Views and Asset Pipeline)
  • Ability to write tests and review code
  • JQuery, Bootstrap, and SASS
  • Working experience with Responsive Development

Bonus points

  • Professional Experience with ReactJS
  • Knowledge of HTML Video
  • Familiar with Sprockets and use the Asset Pipeline daily
  • Ability to write the Ruby on Rails part too
  • Experience with designing and setting up A/B or multivariate tests
  • Experience developing native mobile apps for iOS and Android

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi‐weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade

Social Media Manager

SK Intertainment Inc. is seeking a full-time Social Media Manager to join our growing team. You'll be representing the websites MrSkin.com, Egotastic.com, EgoAllStars.com, MrMan.com, WWTDD.com, Fleshbot.com on multiple social media accounts, and coordinating with editors to promote the best content. If you have a passion for social media and a familiarity with pop culture, celebs, and movies - we'd love to hear from you!

Who you are

  • Experienced: Well-versed in all major social media platforms
  • Self-starter: Operate independently to complete agreed upon strategic goals
  • Communicator: Able to clearly explain wins and losses in social media efforts
  • Passionate: Energetic about social media, entertainment content, and pop culture
  • Learner: Constantly studying the latest social media trends and applications

What you do

  • Operate social media marketing and audience functions for multiple online properties
  • Manage massive communities, some accounts with over 1million followers
  • Coordinate with Managing Editor and sales team to promote content
  • Work to realistic but aggressive growth goals
  • Monitor reach and engagement on sponsored social media content
  • Build relationships with social influencers/pages in the content area

What we use

  • Mac latptops, iPad
  • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, and more
  • Slack, Jira, Asana, Hootsuite, and other project management applications

Must Haves

  • In-depth knowledge of all major social media platforms
  • Previous professional social media management experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • Proven track record at growing and managing accounts with over 50K followers
  • Well-versed in both organic and paid social media strategies
  • Skilled with computers, the worldwide web, and online content distribution
  • Comfortable working with and around “adult” content and websites

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade
  • Sit/stand desks
  • Position Overview:
  • Full-time hours, 40 per week
  • In-house position in Wicker Park, Chicago - One block from the Damen Blue Line

Position Overview

  • Full-time hours, 40 per week
  • In-house position in Wicker Park, Chicago - One block from the Damen Blue Line

Video Production Technician

SK Intertainment Inc. is seeking a full-time video producer to join our growing team. You’ll be jumping right into the mix producing professional, creative, and engaging pop culture focused content for our network of highly trafficked websites. You'll be representing the websites Egotastic.com, EgoAllStars.com, WWTDD.com, and Fleshbot.com on multiple social media accounts.

Candidates must be able to produce high quality videos from start to finish, including video and sound editing in Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition as well as creating titles and motion graphics using Adobe After Effects.

Who you are
  • Creative: An idea person who likes to actualize concepts
  • Self-starter: Enjoys taking on a task and running with it
  • Tech-minded: Able to find solutions quickly online
  • Detail oriented: Has a keen eye for design, audio and can follow brand guidelines
  • Learner: Seeks constant growth of skills and knowledge base
What you do
  • Create a variety of short form video content and motion graphics for online distribution
  • Edit together content from video, images, audio sources, and more
  • Able to package video with titles, transitions, and appropriate music selections
  • Concept and produce short-form, sharable videos to post on Facebook, Instagram, and the SK Intertainment blog network

Must haves

  • Proficient in editing with Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects
  • Knowledge of social media and online videos and what works in advertising
  • Working knowledge of video formats, codecs, and keeps up with best practices
  • Skilled with computers, the worldwide web, and online content distribution
  • Comfortable working with and around adult content and websites

Bonus Points

  • Camera operating experience
  • Knowledge of audio gear and recording process along with Adobe Audition
  • Knowledge of and passion for celebs, movies, television, and pop culture

What we use

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, Illustrator, Media Encoder)
  • Slack, Jira, Asana, and other project management applications
  • We are a Mac office with big monitors on a sit / stand desk

Why SK?

  • Competitive salary
  • Highly subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees
  • Generous vacation time
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Public transit and Chicago Athletic Club gym benefits
  • Recreation room with a pool table, ping pong, and arcade

Position Overview

  • Full-time hours, 40 per week
  • On site (Wicker Park, Chicago)

Affiliate Sales / Business Development

Who you are:

  • Sales driven and focused on researching leads and closing deals
  • Able to coordinate and maintain multiple objectives simultaneously
  • Works independently, communicates priorities, hits deadlines and ask for help when needed
  • Knows a lot about all areas of the business and can wear many hats as needed
  • Friendly, likable and genuine

What you do:

  • Business Development:
    • Build a network of contacts in the industry
    • Identify new business opportunities with the goal of driving new sales and revenue
    • Seek out strategic partnerships that are in line with company goals
  • Affiliate Sales & Management:
    • Research and acquire targeted new affiliates for all SK Intertainment products
    • Help create and distribute new promotional materials regularly
    • Conceive of quarterly affiliate promotions, contests or special payouts
    • Optimize accounts of existing affiliates to maximize earning potential
    • Approve new affiliates and monitor all affiliates for fraud
    • Provide support to affiliates and partners as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of on-line advertising principals and terminology
  • Adept at campaign management and conversion optimization
  • Ad serving technology – OpenX, DFP or similar
  • Web Analytics, specifically Google Analytics
  • Strong communicator, both written and oral
  • Media Buying experience is a plus

Position Overview:

  • Full-time hours, 40 per week
  • Attend adult and mainstream trade shows as needed
  • In-house position in Wicker Park, Chicago - One block from the Damen Blue Line
  • Subsidized medical and dental insurance
  • Bi-weekly catered company lunches
  • Transit benefit program and employee gym benefits
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions for vested employees

How to apply:

If you're interested in joining our team, please contact us at [email protected] and tell us a little bit about yourself and amazing things you have built,