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Work at Chess.com

Work at Chess.com

Mar 13, 2017, 12:00 AM 7,740 Reads 4 Comments Chess.com Help

Chess.com is a global team of passionate chess fans and developers. You can meet us here! We're always looking to hire great people to join the team. All of our jobs are 100% remote. We have a healthy work environment focused on well-being, respect, and memes/emoticons. We communicate with Slack and positive energy beams. 


Chief Marketing Officer

Chess.com has grown organically by focusing on product, content, and service. We essentially have zero "business" people (well, except our CEO, but he mostly played chess through Stanford Business School....). We need an adult in the room to help us handle the growth we are experiencing!

- 8+ years in Marketing
- experience growing beyond 1 million active members
- deep knowledge of the entire funnel

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/yttcCjwmeqGgbagl2

President of ChessKid

ChessKid.com is growing like crazy and we need someone with experience who can take the reigns. This is a meaningful position with a lot of potential to scale. 

- 8+ years in business management
- passion for growing chess
- excellent sense of "product"
- experience in educational field a bonus

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/C5Og4ZLi76HtAk252

API & Open-source Architect

You will create and maintain high-availability public (and internal) APIs and services based on a huge amount of Chess.com data.
- PHP (Symfony2)
- Experience in other a few other languages: node.js, Python, Ruby, Java, etc
- solid OAuth and HTTP REST principles, and opinions on when they are bunk
- consumed APIs for: Facebook, Twitter, Google, and others
- open source projects (as maintainer, contributor, or avid participant)
- MySQL / Redis (a bonus)

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/HvvZw0WI0M977KDS2

PHP Developer

Chess.com's main website is primarily built in PHP using the Symfony2 framework. We are always looking to bring in excellent PHP devs who love to push the boundaries. 

- Running PHP7
- MySQL / Doctrine / Redis
- Angular -> Vue.js Front-end

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/v3nT6PH5Z1zuA1R03

Chess Curriculum Video Presenter

Chess.com is looking for an experienced chess teacher with an amazing voice and who is interested in working with Chess.com to record videos for beginners. The skills we need are:

- an amazingly pleasant and clear voice
- experience teaching chess (and a rating of at least 1800)
- experience with sound or video recording are a bonus

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/KK8XVwbJSz83p3Zo1


The jobs are not currently open, but put your name on the list and when they do open, you'll be at the top!

Chess Engine Developer

Love chess engines and want to help tweak and scale them? Join our team!

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/2yWXmaS4izf4sV3s1

JavaScript Developer

We use a LOT of JS. Currently on Angular1x moving to Vue.js (and vanilla js). 

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/Re1FdvEt1X13vA6Q2

Java Developer

Our Java Live Chess Server runs 1.2 million games a day. Help us get to 10 million!

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/BhTT1NB7qyFKZuEA2

Member / Customer Support

If you love being online all day, helping people, and hanging out on Chess.com, then this is your dream job.

Apply here: https://goo.gl/forms/GcizycTUq8kYudT12 


Don't see the job for you listed here? No worries! Fill out our general application form and tell us why we should hire you:  https://goo.gl/forms/bOAwDIruF6O4HTr73

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