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Lead Engineer (Full-Stack)


– Accepting applications

We’re looking for a badass full-stack web developer to join our rapidly growing team of 17 A-players in Brooklyn (Williamsburg), NY.

Candidates must be completely comfortable working on the front and backend, plus have the design chops to create a website from scratch if need be.

What is Futurism?

We’re one of the largest science & tech publications on the web. We share news and tell stories that will shape and influence prominent discussions about our future.

Our mission is to empower our readers and drive the development of these transformative technologies towards maximizing human potential

Our stats:


  • Deciding on the order of engineering priorities + delegating tasks
  • Building out our internal Node.js-based editorial platform
  • Expanding our internal analytics suite
  • General improvements to our WordPress front-end
  • General growth-hacking stuff
  • Landing page design and optimization
  • Server/DB optimization


The ideal candidate has:

  • An avid interest in the future of our species
  • Big ideas on how we can speed up and automate things
  • 3+ years of HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • 3+ years of PHP/MySQL/Wordpress AND/OR Node/React/Meteor
  • A sharp eye for UI/UX
  • Experience managing other engineers

Why work at Futurism?

Honestly it’s probably not a good fit if you’re not already over the moon by looking at our website. But just in case…

  • We have the option to work from home on Fridays
  • Relaxed 9-5 work hours
  • Startup-feel office with young people, darts, ping pong and virtual reality
  • Infinite free La Croix for your enjoyment
  • We throw office happy hours every 2 weeks where we gather some of the great people in the NYC future tech scene
  • We’re far more than just a media company. If you’re interested, ask us why!

Job Perks

Work-from-home Fridays, equity, health insurance, annual bonuses, the coolest and most relaxed team you’ll ever be apart of + working on a truly exciting idea focused on the future

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