A PLACE FOR

MAGAZINES

From the best news, politics, technology, art, style, travel and more, Zinio invites readers to connect with the stories that shape history and the magazines that matter.

Leadership

Zinio's leadership team believes in the future of the publishing industry, and strives to build an enterprise where people and ideas matter most.

Arthur Becker
Arthur Becker
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Arthur Becker
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Arthur is Chairman & CEO of Zinio. Previously, he was the CEO of NaviSite, a NASDAQ quoted company that provided technology and application management services to customers in the US and UK from 2002-2010. With offices in the US, UK and India, NaviSite provided data center hosting and cloud-based application management to enterprises. Arthur was a senior advisor to the Vera Wang fashion company for 7 years and has been a private investor in technology and real estate since NaviSite was sold to Time Warner in 2011.
Tom Nofziger
Tom Nofziger
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Nofziger
Chief Financial Officer
Tom brings 25 years of finance, accounting and administration experience in small- to medium-sized companies. Serving as CFO since 2007, he has played a key role in developing Zinio's revenues worldwide. Prior to joining Zinio, he was CFO at AEXjet, a private jet company based in Aspen, and at Fiji Water, where he helped develop the brand from its infancy to nearly $100 million in annual sales. Previously he held various finance and accounting roles at The Aspen Skiing Company and Vail Resorts. Tom likes biking, building homes, and playing with his family on California's northern coast.
Joan Solà
Joan Solà
EVP, Chief Global Markets
Joan Solà
EVP, Chief Global Markets
Until July 2012 Joan was President of Zinio International, developing the Zinio business outside of North America. He joined the company in 2009 after leading a joint venture with Havas to develop Zinio in Europe and Latin America. Previously he was CEO of Acceso Group, a media intelligence and CMS group in Spain that developed a partnership with Zinio in 2004 to expand the business in the UK and Spain. From 1984 through October 2000 he was CEO of Weber-Shandwick Spain. Joan was born in Barcelona, has a degree in Law from the UAB, a Marketing PD from ESADE, an EDP from Wharton and lives with his wife and their four daughters in Barcelona.

Where We're From

Zinio gets around. We have offices around the world to help us address our global readers, partners and publishers.

San Francisco
Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco's Financial District. We work every day to serve our customers and to create better products and services for our readers everywhere else.
New York
Our Midtown offices are right in the world's epicenter of music, newspaper, television, book and magazine publishing. In New York we service an increasing cadre of top-tier partners.
Barcelona
Barcelona is home to Zinio's European headquarters and home base to a network of media and technology partners and publishers in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
London
Zinio's new office in London plays host to our UK-based publisher and partners and additional publishers in Northern Europe.

Join Us

Want to change the way people discover, read and share magazines? We’re always looking for someone who can help make a better Zinio.

Current Openings

Sr. Software Engineer(web) Engineering | San Francisco, CA
Your Responsibilities:
As Sr. Software Engineer, you will play a key role in the ongoing development of our Web Platform to develop critical applications and features.
The ideal candidate on our Web Platform team will have a background in building Java-based commerce applications.
  • Driving the development of the Web Platform: architect, design and code to specification
  • Working closely with the Core Platform and Mobile teams on service APIs, content access and presentation
  • Designing and developing code using the best practices and tools
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Being a team player who can work together with Product, QA and Operations to deliver the highest quality product to the customer

Your Skills...
  • 4-7 years of hands-on server side Java software development experience.
  • Experience working with high-scale backend systems, RESTful web services, XML and JSON
  • Strong development and technical skills in Java/J2EE, JSP JBoss, Ant
  • Experience with design and implementation of enterprise web applications against relational (SQL) databases
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix; fluency in shell scripting
  • Experience with modern software engineering best practices: Agile/Scrum, unit test/test automation, CI/CD, peer code reviews, etc.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

Good to have:
  • Experience with ATG
  • Experience with Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience working on commercial applications

Your Education...
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related. Master's degree preferred.

Your Compensation...
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in a private equity-backed, industry leading company that's revolutionizing premium digital publishing.
Apply
Senior Product Manager, Web
Job description
As a Zinio Product Manager, you'll help drive Zinio's global product roadmap for www.zinio.com within a fast-paced environment. You'll help identify innovative product ideas for growing Zinio's Web business and delivering an end-user experience that delights customers through a world-class digital reading and discovery experience.

This role requires a passion for creating an immersive, yet elegant consumer experience in the e-commerce space. At the same time, this role also requires an analytical mind for assessing key metrics, such as retention and purchase conversion. The ideal candidate is adept at iterating quickly and effectively with impactful product changes, demonstrates proactive collaboration, and enjoys working in a loosely structured environment.

Your role entails product strategy, planning and delivery to meet business and target needs as Zinio strives for global market leadership.

The world's first and largest digital newsstand, Zinio has been downloaded by over 24 million readers and provides access to more than 5,000 magazines on 33 local newsstands via smartphones, tablets and PCs. Rated "Top 20 Best iOS and Android App of 2012" by TechCrunch and "Best App Ever" for iOS, Zinio strives to deliver the best magazine reading experience, bar none. Zinio is headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in New York, London and Barcelona.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Develop product strategy by leveraging competitive insights and collaborating with engineering, development, UX design, marketing, and other business stakeholders in order to understand needs, build consensus, and execute successfully.
  • Develop a well-informed and highly innovative product roadmap to ensure Zinio delivers a world-class reading and e-commerce experience that meet business and end-user needs.
  • Define concise product requirements and wireframes when useful.
  • Manage the day-to-day execution of zinio's Web roadmap, through effective prioritization in order to maximize business impact and partner satisfaction.
    • Embrace an Agile development (preferably scrum).
    • Maintain a well-groomed backlog of product requirements, prioritizing new requests and closing out tasks in a timely manner.
    • Monitor performance and post-launch metrics to ensure key goals are met; if not met, identify possible corrective measures and execute swiftly.
    • Gather and assess insights from the purchase funnel, customer service, and user feedback to identify key pain points and incorporate solutions into the roadmap in a pragmatic way.
    • Conduct AB testing and usability testing with pre-release products or prototypes.
  • Request, analyze and harness insights to ensure products meet or exceed target needs
  • Communicate competitive situation and product performance/roadmap in a compelling manner within the organization and to partners/publishers
  • Establish a track record of accomplishment, comprised of launching impactful products that satisfy customers and meet or exceed business metrics.

Desired Skills and Experience
Your Experience and Background

  • 7-10+ years' experience in Product Management roles with recent emphasis in the consumer e-commerce space.
  • Results-oriented and analytical.
  • Able to discern and prioritize business and user needs to meet short and longer term goals.
  • Track record of success in defining and launching digital products.
  • Knowledgeable about delivering SaaS, authoring, and CMS tools
  • Bachelor's degree, MBA, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working on mobile, content management, or platform products.
  • Experienced in Agile software development processes
  • Compelling and clear communicator, written and verbal.
  • Loves success and encourages a winning culture
  • Excellent teamwork skills

Your Compensation...Highly competitive compensation includes a strong base salary, bonus, & terrific benefits!

Candidates are invited to submit resumes to: jobs@zinio.com Subject Line: Senior Product Manager- Web.
Apply
Senior Product Manager, Partner Services
Job description
As a Zinio Product Manager, you'll help drive Zinio's product roadmap for Partner Services within a fast-paced environment. You'll help identify innovative product ideas for growing Zinio's partnership base, while working closely with Zinio's consumer (WWW and Mobile) teams to optimize the scalability and extensibility of all new API's and services.

This role requires technical expertise and an ability to work with both external and internal partners to understand needs and to translate them into concise requirements. The ideal candidate also has an aptitude for understanding what makes a great end-user experience, demonstrates proactive collaboration, and enjoys working in a loosely structured environment.

Your role entails product strategy, planning and delivery to meet business and target needs as Zinio strives for global market leadership.

The world's first and largest digital newsstand, Zinio has been downloaded by over 24 million readers and provides access to more than 5,000 magazines on 33 local newsstands via smartphones, tablets and PCs. Rated "Top 20 Best iOS and Android App of 2012" by TechCrunch and "Best App Ever" for iOS, Zinio strives to deliver the best magazine reading experience, bar none. Zinio is headquartered in downtown San Francisco with offices in New York, London and Barcelona.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Develop product strategy by leveraging competitive insights and collaborating with engineering, development, UX design, marketing, and other business stakeholders in order to understand needs, build consensus, and execute successfully.
  • Develop a well informed and highly innovative product roadmap to ensure Zinio delivers a world-class reading and e-commerce experience that meet business and end-user needs.
  • Define concise product requirements and wireframes when useful.
  • Manage the day-to-day execution of zinio's Web roadmap, through effective prioritization in order to maximize business impact and partner satisfaction.
    • Embrace an Agile development (preferably scrum).
    • Maintain a well-groomed backlog of product requirements, prioritizing new requests and closing out tasks in a timely manner.
    • Monitor performance and post-launch metrics to ensure key goals are met; if not met, identify possible corrective measures and execute swiftly.
    • Conduct AB testing and usability testing with pre-release products or prototypes.
    • Work with external partners to identify win-win features, manage their expectations and ensure on-time and successful delivery.
  • Request, analyze and harness insights to ensure products meet or exceed target needs
  • Communicate competitive situation and product performance/roadmap in a compelling manner within the organization and to partners/publishers
  • Establish a track record of accomplishment, comprised of launching scalable and extensible services that foster partnership growth.

Desired Skills and Experience
Your Experience and Background

  • 7-10+ years' experience in in Product Management roles with recent experience in a technical capacity.
  • Results-oriented and analytical.
  • Able to discern and prioritize business and user needs to meet short and longer term goals.
  • Track record of success in defining and launching digital products.
  • Knowledgeable about delivering SaaS, authoring, and CMS tools
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, in a technical field.
  • Technical background and experience working on mobile, content management, or platform products.
  • Experienced in Agile software development processes
  • Compelling and clear communicator, written and verbal.
  • Loves success and encourages a winning culture
  • Excellent teamwork skills

Your Compensation...Highly competitive compensation includes a strong base salary, bonus, & terrific benefits!

Candidates are invited to submit resumes to: jobs@zinio.com Subject Line: Senior Product Manager- Partner Services.
Apply
Android Engineer | Barcelona
Your Responsibilities...
As an Android Engineer, you will play a key role in the ongoing development of our Android app. The ideal candidate will be experienced and passionate about Android development.
  • Work on implementing new features and functionalities on our Android app - UI layer, MVC components, rich media handling, security, and web services
  • Work closely with the Content Platform and Service Platform teams on service APIs and content access
  • Design and develop code using the best practices and tools
  • Review and document code before it is integrated into the main source line
  • Create elegant, amazing user experiences using great technology and craftsmanship
  • Work closely with the product teams to iterate over ideas and come up with scalable performance efficient solutions

Your Skills....
  • 1+ years experience developing complex native apps using the Android SDK
  • Experience with Automation Tools
  • Experience using high-scale backend systems, RESTful web services
  • Successfully released and maintained an android app in the App Store
  • Good understanding of Memory Management and experience trouble shooting performance problems
  • Experience with modern software engineering best practices: Agile/Scrum, TDD, CI/CD, peer code reviews, etc.
  • Desire and ability to learn quickly, take professional risks, and operate in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical and problem solving skills

Good to have?
  • Experience with an online consumer product company, or wherever digital media/content is produced and delivered

Your Education?
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering
Apply
iOS Engineer | Barcelona
Your Responsibilities...
As iOS Engineer, you will play a key role in the ongoing development of our iOS app.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced technologist, passionate about IOS development.
  • Drive the implementation of our iOS app: UI layer, MVC components, rich media handling, security, and web service client access
  • Work closely with the Content Platform and Service Platform teams on service APIs and content access
  • Design and develop code using the best practices and tools
  • Review and document code before it is integrated into the main source line
  • Create elegant, amazing user experiences using great technology and craftsmanship

Your Skills....
  • 2+ years experience developing complex native apps for iOS or Mac OS X
  • Fluency with Objective C
  • Solid Cocoa development experience. Cocoa Touch, Core Animation and Core Data. Experience using Core Animation to create slick animations and interfaces and multithreading a plus
  • Experience developing with high-scale backend systems, RESTful web services, XML and JSON
  • Successfully released and maintained iPhone or iPad apps in the App Store
  • Experience with modern software engineering best practices: Agile/Scrum, TDD, CI/CD, peer code reviews, etc.
  • Desire and ability to learn quickly, take professional risks, and operate in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical and problem solving skills

Good to have?
  • Experience with an online consumer product company, or wherever digital media/content is produced and delivered

Your Education?
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related. Master's degree preferred.
Apply
Software Development Engineer In Test (Mobile) | Barcelona
Your Responsibilities:
As Test Software Engineer, You should be passionate about mobile apps, finding defects, creating automation scripts and recommending improvements to product and process. Use your automation tools coding expertise to help achieve a high percentage of automation.

Work with development and product to identify and drive quality related issues to a solution.

Your critical insights in the development of new products and features will help drive higher quality products in to the hands of millions of Zinio customers.

Your Skills:
  • Knowledge of mobile application architecture
  • Experience with manual and automated testing of mobile apps
  • Experience in test automation frameworks (Selenium, TestNG, WebDriver etc.)
  • Strong development and testing knowledge in either IOS or Android
  • Experience with Mobile automation open source tools such as Robotium, UI automation etc.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Linux/IOS/Android platform.
  • Ability to debug and research issues related to IOS/Android platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing automated solutions for IOS or Android mobile applications
  • Knowledge of database fundamentals.
  • Strong advocate for the customer above self and team
  • Bachelors with 3 - 5 years' experience.

Your Education?
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or related.. Master's degree preferred.
Apply
Sr. Software Engineer (Web) | Barcelona
Your Responsibilities...
As Sr. Software Engineer, you will play a key role in the ongoing development of our Web Platform to develop critical applications and features.
The ideal candidate on our Web Platform team will have a background in building Java-based commerce applications.
  • Driving the development of the Web Platform: architect, design and code to specification
  • Working closely with the Core Platform and Mobile teams on service APIs, content access and presentation
  • Designing and developing code using the best practices and tools
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Being a team player who can work together with Product, QA and Operations to deliver the highest quality product to the customer

Your Skills...
  • 4-7 years of hands-on server side Java software development experience.
  • Experience working with high-scale backend systems, RESTful web services, XML and JSON
  • Strong development and technical skills in Java/J2EE, JSP JBoss, Ant,
  • Experience with design and implementation of enterprise web applications against relational (SQL) databases
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix; fluency in shell scripting
  • Experience with modern software engineering best practices: Agile/Scrum, unit test/test automation, CI/CD, peer code reviews, etc.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical and problem solving skills

Good to have...
  • Experience with ATG
  • Experience with Spring, Hibernate
  • Experience working on commercial applications

Your Education...
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related. Master's degree preferred.
Apply
Product Designer | San Francisco
Zinio, the ultimate app for magazine lovers, is looking for an ambitious & passionate product designer to help us connect our users in more meaningful ways to the magazine content they love. You will become an integral part of a cross-functional, agile team of designers, developers, product & business managers working to craft a unique reading, shopping & discovery experience. Besides have great visual taste and the right sensibilities, you should posses the ability to communicate clearly along with a self-motivated ambition to explore new ideas.

Your Role
  • Collaborate with other teams to produce an engaging, innovative, & user-focused product
  • Take ownership on all aspects of a particular task: UI, interactions, prototyping, brand extension & marketing integration
  • Develop design concepts that promote engagement & delight within a media-centric product environment
  • Work in a multi-platform software environment that includes the web, iOS, Android & Windows mobile
  • Produce pixel-perfect production assets & provide clear communication to achieve the desired execution
  • Understand how business & technical requirements influence user-centric design decisions

Requirements
  • A strong design sensibility that's appropriate for media, eCommerce & social products
  • A portfolio that displays a strong understanding of typography, iconography, dynamic layout, UI & user experience
  • 3-5 years of digital product design experience
  • Academic background (BA) in graphic design, human-computer interaction, interaction design, or related field
  • Experience with web and mobile design (iOS and/or Android)
  • Great communications skills. You must be able to clearly communicate the vision of your designs & constructively debate strengths & weaknesses of a feature, iteration or concept
  • Proficiency with a variety of design tools: Adobe Creative Suite &/or Sketch App
Apply
Senior Front End Engineer Engineering | San Francisco, CA
Your Responsibilities:
As a Senior Front End Engineer, you will play a critical role in the development and technical direction of our consumer-centric website.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced technologist, passionate about software engineering. You should have a background in building consumer focused websites using Restful Web-Services.

  • Driving the design and implementation of our website
  • Working closely with the Core Platform on service APIs and content access
  • Designing and developing code using the best practices and tools
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Being a team player who can work together with Product, QA and Operations to deliver the highest quality product to the customer

Your Skills:
  • 5-7 years of hands-on front end software development experience
  • Strong knowledge of Front End web development in Javascript plus exceptional Debugging skills
  • Good knowledge of AngularJS Framework
  • Understanding of HTML5 (Web Workers, Web Sockets, Canvas, Local Storage)
  • Understanding CSS3 and responsive design concepts
  • Understanding of SDLC and experience developing in an agile environment
  • Great analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Modern software engineering best practices: Agile/Scrum, unit test/test automation, peer code reviews, etc.

Good to have:
  • Experience with other JS libraries like Backbone.js and Ember.js
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience maintaining and building large commercial applications

Your Education...
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.

Your Compensation...
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in a private equity-backed, industry leading company that's revolutionizing premium digital publishing.

Candidates are invited to submit resumes to: jobs@zinio.com, subject line: Sr.Front End Web Engineer
Apply
Data Architect
We are rapidly moving our relational database infrastructure to distributed NoSQL platform. Join Zinio Database Engineering team in Data Architect role.
As a Data Architect, you will:
  • Be responsible for designing and developing databases, end-to-end data flows, data integrations, data collection and processing standards for Zinio Data Platform including e-Commerce, Finance, BI, Web analytics and device analytic applications
  • Work on implementation details to unsure operational performance, scalability, usability and easy maintenance of database environments and data driven applications
  • Participate in decisions related to new technology adoption
  • Define API requirements to store and retrieve data
  • Collaborate with database engineers, Java developers and business analysts
  • Perform hands on tasks when necessary
  • Document as you go

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of data modeling and database design for relational (MySQL, PostgresSQL, MSSQL) and non-relational databases (MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4j)
  • Extensive knowledge of open source databases, data integration tools, data analytics and reporting platforms
  • 7+ years experience designing and developing data driven applications
  • Hands on experience with one of open source BI platforms (Birst, Gooddata, KeenIO)
  • Experience implementing one of cloud BI solutions
  • Experience with big data technologies ( Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Pig)
  • Deep understanding of Web Services Architecture and Distributed Databases
  • Agile software development experience
  • Experience with quality assurance and data validation tools
  • Great troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • BS in computer science, physics, math or engineering
  • Great communication skills
  • Java development experience is a plus
  • Production database administration experience is a plus
Apply
Senior Database Engineer – San Francisco
Your Responsibilities…
As a Senior Database Engineer, you will play a key role in the ongoing migration of Zinio database systems from MS SQL Server to distributed hybrid (SQL/NoSQL) data platform utilizing on-premises open source and cloud-based data stores. You will utilize your experience developing scalable and highly available database infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have experience with both relational and non-relational databases:
  • Drive development of database infrastructure for Zinio Data Platform including e-Commerce, BI, Personalization, Web and Mobile Analytics applications
  • Define API requirements to store and retrieve data
  • Coordinate data migration efforts and develop data migration tools
  • Design and develop processes for acquisition, transformation, and integration of large volumes of data on the new platform
  • Quickly sense potential performance bottlenecks during development process and work with application developers to resolve it
  • Participate in decisions related to new technology adoption. We embrace experiments; you should be ready to participate
  • Work with application developers on all aspects of platform migration
  • Mentor QA Engineers on data quality tools automation

Your Skills…
  • 6+ years experience working with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle or MSSQL) in high-scale production environment
  • 2+ years working with non-relational databases such (MongoDB, Cassandra) in production environment
  • 2+ years of Java and related technologies (Spring, Hibernate)
  • Strong SQL skills.
  • Proven record of SQL to NoSQL data migration experience
  • Strong Linux and shell scripting skills
  • Experience with HDFS, MapReduce, HBase, Hive
  • Agile software development experience
  • Proven performance tuning skills: database/application/hardware level
  • Attention to details and ability to document as you go
  • You enjoy working with data
  • KeenIO and GoodData experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of R is a plus
  • Bachelors with 8+ years' experience
Apply
Senior Android Engineer, Engineering | San Francisco, CA
Your Responsibilities :

As a Senior Android Engineer, you will play a critical role in the development and technical direction of our Android App.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced technologist, passionate about mobile engineering. You should have a background in building Java-based technologies with a focus on Android development.
  • Driving the design and implementation of our next generation Android App
  • Working closely with the Core Platform team to consume the Restful Web services
  • Designing and developing code using the best practices and tools
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Being a team player who can work together with Product, Design, QA and Operations to deliver the highest quality product to the customer

Your Skills :
  • 5-7 years of Java software development experience with a minimum of 2 years android application development experience with a proven record of creating commercial quality software.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Strong knowledge of unit testing, behavioral testing and continuous integration
  • Disciplined approach to software development. Includes defining and enforcing engineering best practices
  • Strong troubleshooting and application performance / tuning skills
  • Experience developing mobile applications that interface with RESTful services
  • Experience developing applications that run on multiple mobile devices with different form factors
  • Strong understanding of caching as it relates to mobile devices and application performance
  • Proven ability to work with all members of an extended and diverse project team

Good to have :
  • Experience with analytics tools a plus
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, be committed to quality and be capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously

Your Education:
Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.

Your Compensation:
Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in a private equity-backed, industry leading company that's revolutionizing premium digital publishing.

Candidates are invited to submit resumes to: jobs@zinio.com, subject line: Sr.Android Developer
Apply