Jr. Digital Ad Designer

Interactive Design Santa Monica, California



GumGum, the premium in-image advertising platform for top brands and publisher and a leader in image recognition is seeking a Junior Digital Ad Designer. In this role, the ideal candidate will create custom GumGum ad units using our internal AdBuilder tool.
Our Design team produces custom, cutting-edge, interactive work for millions of users across a range of formats. From our patented In-Image ad units to creative, off-the-wall video light-boxes, our designers have no shortage of opportunities create exciting, boundary-pushing projects. This team build web animations, motion design, graphic UIs, videos, presentation materials and everything in between!
This Junior Digital Ad Designer will be a creative thinker, a fast learner, and an eager contributor. Main responsibilities are to design and build assets for digital advertising, with minor backend coding. S/he will have a good understanding of creative tools and enjoy learning new programs. This position will facilitate feedback to the Product Management team for improvements and upgrades to GumGum’s AdBuilder Tool. This role will be based in Santa Monica, California.

  • Design static and animated creatives for ad campaigns using GumGum’s AdBuilder and Tumult Hype
  • Pull apart and reproduce client creative assets using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Follow direction from creative team and account management 
  • Communicate with members of the team to give an accurate build timeline, as well as revise units using client feedback
Minimum Qualifications
  • Proficient with design tools: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills and an excellent communicator
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work to meet deadlines and multiple requests
  • Willing to learn new programs & motion graphics
Preferred Qualifications
  • Past experience in producing digital marketing assets
  • Basic knowledge of motion graphics (i.e. After Effects, Hype)
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and JavaScript

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations

Career & Personal Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 


We invite you to learn more about GumGum!

Our Team...
GumGum is an AI company with expertise in computer vision built on the imagination of its people. Each day, our talented team of thinkers and doers comes together to solve hard problems on behalf of the world’s most successful businesses. Through a combination of computer science, creativity and hustle, we’ve produced a series of major technology breakthroughs across a variety of industries - from advertising to sports.  

Our Tech...
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world. 

Our Products & Services...
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with.  

Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.

Our Hackathons...
What’s a Hackathon? We’re glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours ‘hacking’ together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It’s a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.

Our Culture...
GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award, and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and o-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.   

Oh, and doggies...
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum 

In Addition...

About GumGum
Careers at GumGum
GumGum Women in Tech Panel - Living a Balanced Life
Women of GumGum Around the World
Innovators in Esports Content
Sponsorship Targeting with Visual Intelligence
GumGum Sports - Sizzle Reel - 2019 (EMEA)
GumGum - LinkedIn 
GumGum Advertising
GumGum Sports

GumGum is committed to providing equal opportunities. GumGum prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.