Work at Car Throttle

Come and work in one of the most exciting environments in automotive media

Car Throttle is the largest media company for millennial car enthusiasts, with offices in London and New York. What started as a car blog has evolved into a popular cross-platform brand reaching over 200 million people per month with 400 million monthly video views.

Car Throttle - and its motorsport brand WTF1 - has been regularly featured in the press, making the ‘top five automotive video creators’ list by GQ (alongside TopGear and The Grand Tour) and called “prophetic of the future of many more media companies in the digital age” by Business Insider.

The company is backed by some of Europe’s most prominent media investors including Passion Capital (, AOL), James Bromley (MailOnline, AutoTrader) and Blake Chandlee (Facebook).

Current Openings

London, United Kingdom

We’re changing the way media brands exist in a social world and we’re looking for an ambitious, driven designer and front-end developer to help us push the boundaries of products used by millions of people.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a strong eye for design with a portfolio showing experience building beautiful user interfaces and bold consumer products
  • Someone who understands design concepts, typography, and delivering beautiful projects.
  • Excellent aesthetic and user-focused mindset with an eye for detail.
  • Have experience writing well architected HTML, CSS and Javascript on a medium-large scale website
  • Comfortable with front-end build tools and workflow such as CSS preprocessors and Git
  • Have good knowledge of Javascript on the client-side with and without jQuery
  • Have an up-to-date GitHub portfolio
  • Love collaborating with a passionate team

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of some client side Javascript frameworks (e.g. Backbone/React/Vue...)
  • Some experience working with Node.js and/or PHP in production
  • Some experience of using Docker is a bonus
  • Some Liquid template experience
  • Strong table football skills


  • New employee equipment budget including MacBook, screens and devices
  • 21 days paid holiday per year. Office closed over festive period; work from home or take as holiday
  • Fun work environment in Farringdon; close proximity to the best lunch markets in London!
  • Monthly work socials; from music quiz night to zorb football
  • Free coffee and a company pension scheme
  • Building a product used by millions of people from Day 1

Salary: Competitive
Contract: Permanent
Location: Farringdon, London
Apply: Email with your CV and why you'd be perfect for this role

Meet Some Of Us

  • Leigh Gray
    E-Commerce Manager

    There aren't many teams where you literally can hit the ground running from your first day and make a meaningful impression on an already vibrant atmosphere, but Car Throttle is definitely one of those places! We work hard & we play hard!
  • Jessica McFadyen
    Head of Partnerships at WTF1

    Car Throttle is the perfect environment for people looking to really challenge themselves. Being a small international team of 17, each individual has a strong effect on what and how we do things. Talented people who genuinely care about CT and are willing to put in that extra mile are recognised!
  • Ethan Smale
    Head of Production

    I joined Car Throttle when I was 21 and it has been the perfect place to nurture and fine-tune my video production skills. It's very rare to find such a energetic office environment and Car Throttle is exactly that.