We Are Purch

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.

Nicole Fallon

Managing Editor, Business News Daily

Anna Attkisson

Editorial Director, Tom’s IT Pro

John Stellato

Private Investor and Consultant

Jeff Smith

Board Observer

Catherine Levene

Co-Founder and CEO, Artspace.com

Greg Mason

Chief Executive Officer

Doug Llewellyn

President & Chief Operating Officer

Andy Goldstein

Chief Financial Officer

John Potter

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Kisseberth

Chief Revenue Officer

Karen Greenstein

General Counsel

Ralph Terkowitz

General Partner ABS Capital Partners

Paul Mariani

General Partner, ABS Capital Partners

Peter Horan

Founder at Horan MediaTech Advisors

Martin Niesenholtz

Founder of New York Times Digital, Adjunct Professor

Molly Baab

SVP & General Manager of B2C

Aaron Bailey

SVP & General Manager of B2B

Becky Snyder

Vice President, Organizational Development

Fritz Nelson

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Hardware & Anandtech

Mark Spoonauer

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag

Jeanna Bryner

Managing Editor, Live Science

Tariq Malik

Managing Editor, Space.com

Jeanette Mulvey

VP B2B Content

Our Locations

Los Angeles, California

12655 W Jefferson Blvd,

3rd Floor, Suite 55

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Ogden, Utah

251 20th Street, 2nd Floor

Ogden, UT 84401

New York, New York

11 West 42nd Street, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10036

Boston, Massachusetts

225 Wyman Street

Waltham, MA 02451

Paris, France

26 avenue de Gaulle

Suresnes, 92150, France

We have 350 employees across the globe, with operations in the U.S., France, the UK, and Italy.

Job Openings

It takes world-class talent to build a global powerhouse. Join our growing team.

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

A Product Designer will work to deliver world-class experiences that help users make better buying decisions while growing the business. In this role, you will partner with the Head of Design/UX to drive the vision for our next generation of product experiences and visual language. You will be expected to tackle all stages of the product development lifecycle by applying a user-centered design process. This means you will have the opportunity to lead projects across our biggest product platforms, transcribing business requirements from Product Owners, running ideation sessions with stakeholders, collaborating with Development/Engineering partners on technical feasibility of design solutions, laying out wireframes/mockups, rapid prototyping, writing specs, and much more!

You’ll drive change at all stages of the product development lifecycle and passionately advocate on behalf of the user with empathy and direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a relentless advocate for user-centered design across the brand pillars
  • Communicate proposed design solutions effectively as sketches, block/wireframes, mockups, or prototypes
  • Identify and communicate interdependencies of design decisions across products in our platform effectively
  • Always ask why, and lead cross-functional product teams to adopt design thinking and decision making
  • Collaborate effectively with developers and other designers to identify and validate hypotheses, then solve design problems creatively and efficiently
  • Present design solutions to Senior stakeholders or Product owners – help the business understand the vision
  • Plan, conduct, and synthesize user research, including methods such as: contextual user interviews, task analysis, mental models, personas, journey maps, competitive analysis, and rapid prototyping

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in User Interface Design, User Experience (Design), Graphic Design, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields
  • 3-5 years of work experience or equivalent practical experience
  • Mastery in UI tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, & Sketch
  • Experience conducting moderated user interviews and usability lab studies
  • Strong knowledge of prototyping tools (InVision, Principle, Marvel)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative approaches to solving complex user experience problems and to convey ideas in a tangible and effective format
  • Can analyze and prioritize end users’ workflows, needs and desires and to effectively transform this analysis into design solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and collaboration skills
  • Understanding of benefits/drawbacks to various research methods and ability to identify which ones are most appropriate at the goal level
  • Passion for working across wide range of mobile and desktop products (web and native app)
  • Portfolio demonstrating previously mentioned skills

 

San Francisco

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute to Purch’s platform architecture and service infrastructure
  • Develop platform and application features and provide consulting on data technologies such as Apache SOLR, mongoDB, Redis, AWS RDS, AWS Aurora amongst others
  • Develop application features and solutions using Python
  • Collaborate with Purch B2C Engineering across areas of specialization
  • Be a key contributor to Purch’s search, discovery and personalization technology efforts
  • Participate in Purch’s devOps efforts as they pertain to data and service architecture
  • Participation in Purch’s Agile development process including daily stand ups

Must have:

  • 5+ years of experience with building scalable, high performing and robust applications
  • 4 years architecting, coding and deploying REST API/micro service solutions
  • 3 years developing, deploying and managing SOLR cloud installations (v. 4, 5, 6)
  • 3 years developing, deploying and managing mongoDB (up to v. 3.4)
  • Ability to work independently or with a peer or team
  • Advanced scripting, OO and asynchronous solutions with Python (v. 3)
  • Extensive experience with Linux/UNIX production environments
  • 2 years working in AWS environments, implementing and supporting end to end solutions, using systems such as lambda, EC2, kinesis, SNS, SQS, S3, ECS
  • 2 years creating solutions with MemcacheD and Redis
  • Experience with CI using a Git based SMS
  • Demonstrable understanding of search, related content and personalization algorithms
  • Demonstrable experience presenting and documenting technical ideas, concepts and solutions for engineering teams
  • Demonstrable experience translating product requirements into architecture and algorithms as a technical solution
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams

Nice to have:

  • Technical leadership experience
  • Java programming experience
  • PHP scripting experience
  • Experience writing applications with AWS Lambda
  • Experience using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with python tornado and python co-routines
  • Experience with Elastisearch
  • Experience with machine learning tools and concepts

 

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Description

  • Increase yield through the analysis and monitoring of ads and affiliates data.
  • Inform strategy and product direction through presentation of findings to company and industry executives
  • Build dashboards, reports, and alerts that informs the business of all key revenue trends and metrics
  • Own the ads and affiliate data infrastructure and ensures it meets the needs of key Purch business stakeholders
  • Measures self-performance by business questions answered rather than reports generated
  • Embraces the technical side of data and can legitimately be confused as a developer or engineer in the right light
  • Gathers actionable user requirements and can build a killer logical/physical data model from them
  • Builds dashboards that treat UI/UX/Visualization as more than buzzwords
  • Never makes the same mistake twice
  • Not just learns but becomes an expert in all of the new, cutting edge data functionality.
  • Understands the less glamorous side of BI (QA, documentation, process) is not as fun but just as important
  • Believes his or her output velocity and work quality is superior but somehow isn’t an insufferable know-it-all.
  • Is a tireless self-starter
  • Prizes growth opportunities
  • Thrives working with a close-knit, like-minded global team passionate about data and business problems

Needs

  • College graduate, preferably in a technical discipline
  • 5-10 years of experience in analyst role
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in one or more BI tools – Qlikview, Tableau, Spotfire, Looker, ChartIO
  • Proficiency in one or more DBs – SQL Server, RedShift, PostgresSQL, Netezza, Vertica, Snowflake, Oracle, MySQL
  • Proficiency in one or more web analytics tools – Adobe Analytics/Omniture, Google Analytics
  • Strong working knowledge of data modeling, warehousing, relational and non-relational storage

X-Factors

  • Hands-on experience w/ Data integration tools – Informatica, SSIS, Talend, Kettle
  • Hands-on experience using “big” data components such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Flume
  • Strong working knowledge in one or more programming languages – Python, R, Java, .NET, JavaScript, PHP, Pearl, Ruby, Scala, Clojure
  • Amazon data stack experience (Kinesis, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glacier, etc.)
  • Real-Time streaming tool experience (Spark, Storm)
  • Experience with app analytics  (Flurry, MixPanel, Localytics)

 

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