We're Hiring! 

Our team is currently partnering with Fans 1st Media to work on some next generation media ideas. As the business is growing, we are looking for an inspired and eager Data Scientist to join the F1M Design + Innovation Group. It is an exciting, collaborate and supportive team with the opportunity to help grow brands, generate new ideas for the company and create a new forms of storytelling. See below for more details on each position and how to apply! 

Data Scientist, Fans 1st Media Design + Innovation Group  |  Austin, Texas

We're looking for a Data Scientist who will drive initiatives to improve website monetization and user experience, while pioneering analytics to better understand and predict user engagement.

This job offers the opportunity to build cutting-edge data services from the ground up, using the tools and methods of your choosing. You will collaborate with editorial, sales, design, and technology professionals to understand their needs, make recommendations, develop tools, and analyze data.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources
  • Be prepared to communicate conclusions and recommendations armed with results of data analysis
  • Work with design and technology colleagues to create internal dashboards and other application interfaces (including JSON APIs) to mine data

Developer, Fans 1st Media Design + Innovation Group  |  Austin, Texas

We’re looking for someone with a passion for page speed, a connoisseur of the console, a witch or wizard of YSlow. Blithesome in the face of blocking JavaScript, an advocate for asynchronicity, gutsy with Git and Gulp, our new teammate will bring top-notch skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as a strong sense of the user experience; delight in working with their fellow developers to create, test, and optimize new interfaces; revel in writing elegant, performant code that looks as great on your phone as it does on your vast, potentially lethal monitor; find the purest joy in collaborating with our designers to create an experience that is beautiful and easy to use.

As a bonus, if you’re into automated testing, deployment processes, replicable test environments, we’ll be extra interested to talk to you.

Designer, Fans 1st Media Design + Innovation Group  |  Austin, Texas

We're looking for a Designer will help manage Rare and the verticals that have been created in parallel with the brand: Clark Howard, FanBuzz and Faves. We expect you to have new and disruptive ideas, participate in brainstorming sessions, storyboard the concepts, prototype them, help develop business models and help bring them to market quickly. And of course, you will be expected to push pixels, designing various assets from social media assets to media kits to marketing signage to more.

The job involves:

  • Helping maintain current products and business within F1M (such as rare.us) as well as being a brand and visual voice within F1M (60%)
  • Working on brand new products, helping to rapidly prototype, wireframe and make those ideas come to life (20%)
  • Being an evangelist for creativity, innovation, lean startup philosophy and design thinking within the company (10%).
  • Occasionally helping some of our existing businesses innovate (10%).