VICE Media

An ever-expanding nebula of immersive investigative journalism, uncomfortable sociological examination, uncouth activities, and award-winning documentaries from a worldwide network of contributors.

Founded 1994
1501-5000 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    49 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY

    ”While most of mainstream media has struggled with shifting platforms
    and declining ad dollars over the last decade, VICE Media has
    flourished.” — Spike Jonze

    A Brief History of VICE

    VICE is a global youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994 as a punk magazine, it now operates out of 36 countries and has expanded into a multimedia network, including:

    • The world’s premier source for original online video, VICE.COM
    • An international network of digital channels
    • An award-winning television & feature film production studio that created an Emmy-Winning HBO Show and the Sundance Award-winning film Fishing Without Nets, and recently announced an overall film partnership with 20th Century Fox
    • A magazine
    • A record label
    • And a book-publishing division.

    How We Interview & Hire Engineers

    We want you to get to know us, and we want to get to know you. We also know that interviewing is exhausting, and we don't want to waste anyone's time. To that end, we'll usually ask you to fill out a brief questionnaire, followed by a 30-minute call with the hiring manager to answer any questions. We'll also send you a brief coding exercise on

    If all goes well, we'll bring you in to the office for an interview. You'll meet our team, talk to some of the people you'd be working with, see some of the code we're working on, and get a tour of our space. We hope that by the end of the interview, we'll both have a good idea of whether or not the role is a good fit, and we can usually make a formal offer within a couple of days.

    As part of the offer process, we'll ask you to set up reference calls for us with your former managers & bosses.

    Tech stack

    Javascript, React.js, node.js, Objective-C, Python, AWS, Ansible


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    VICE Media - Friday breakfasts include bagels, coffee, and meeting coworkers at the bar
    VICE Media - We have lots of couches and common space for impromptu meetings
    VICE Media - We also have free magazines
    VICE Media - Sometimes we host VIPs