Hardware Writer/ Reviewer

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Business Unit
Regular Full-Time


Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.


Want to work for the best tech reviews site on the web? If you live and breathe technology and have proven writing experience, PCMag.com wants to hear from you. We’re looking for a bright and aggressive analyst with top-notch writing and editing skills to work closely with our team of editors and analysts to test and review hardware products (including desktops, laptops, and PC peripherals) at PC Labs in New York City.


**Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer**


  • Test and review the latest hardware products.
  • Get ahead of trends and aggressively acquire products; you will develop and maintain a roadmap for our reviews coverage, so you need to know what's next.
  • Develop and evolve hardware testing methodologies.
  • Write clear, authoritative reviews, features, tips and advice pieces, product roundups, buying guides, news stories, and product review video scripts.
  • Edit, produce, and QA reviews and other content.
  • Manipulate images, build product galleries, verify and enter product specs, maintain spec database.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with PC vendors.
  • Represent PCMag at vendor meetings and industry events.
  • Be a PC technology thought leader in the industry.


  • This is an onsite position. You must be able to work in our New York City office.
  • Bachelor's degree required; Journalism or English concentration preferred.
  • 5+ years of professional writing/editing experience at an established website, magazine, or newspaper.
  • The ability to write quickly and clearly is an absolute must.
  • You must be a self-starter who can independently prioritize projects, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive, deadline-driven environment.
  • You should not only have a strong work ethic, but a strict attention to detail.
  • You should be interested in and have a solid knowledge of PC technology.
  • Relevant product review experience is a strong plus.
  • Previously established PC vendor relationships is a strong plus.
  • You should be familiar with online-publishing platforms and digital-image manipulation.
  • On-camera video experience is a plus.


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