Destructoid is a place for passionate gamers to find engaging articles & information about their favorite franchises written by other passionate gamers. Currently, we're looking for a Weekend Editor based in the U.S. or U.K. to join our fully remote and international newsroom. This role will be a contract position.

Working with Destructoid means having the opportunity to be immersed in a variety of gaming subjects. In this role you will be helping to supervise writers by editing copy & providing feedback, optimizing content, providing input on the direction of coverage, and occasionally writing articles.

While applying to this position, please provide us with a resume, a link to some of your published works (an application without a writing sample will not be considered), and a cover letter that explains your expertise in video games.


  • Extensive experience as a writer for similar publications
  • A passion for, and deep understanding of the gaming industry and its audience
  • An understanding of SEO and best publishing practices
  • Excellent English and strong communication skills, with a proven track record as a copy editor
  • Availability to work eight hour shifts on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Ability to write articles as necessary
  • Proficiency using WordPress, social media, and other blogging tools

Nice to have qualities:

  • Experience working for an online publication as an editor in a similar role
  • Ability to provide positive constructive criticism to writers
  • A passion for video games and their communities

Pay range: $25 per hour. Salary range may differ for international candidates, based on location.

Destructoid is a part of the GAMURS network and does not discriminate in any way. GAMURS encourages applications from minorities, all genders, races, and any qualified applicant.