Graphic Designer

Marketing Santa Monica, California


Description

Summary

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 lightboxes, our designers have no shortage of opportunities to create exciting, boundary-pushing projects. This team builds web animations, motion design, graphic UIs, videos, presentation materials and everything in between! 

This role will work on a wide variety of design projects and be comfortable working closely with other departments on multiple projects. The designer will translate brand objectives into compelling deliverables across a broad range of platforms including print collateral, interactive layouts for online experiences, branding for regional events and internal support for the People Ops team.

This person will also join forces with the creative team by collaboration, bringing in next-level ideas to brainstorms, finding solutions to produce compelling campaigns. The role will also need to work autonomously on creative execution without consistent oversight.

Responsibilities

  • Create kick-ass designs - across interactive and print media that align with our brand
  • Develop inspiration and trend boards - while collaborating closely with the creative team
  • Dynamically Prioritize and Manage Projects End-to-End -  Including managing workload effectively to meet organization deadlines and regularly communicating with stakeholders (internal and external) to manage expectations
  • Drive and define graphic concepts - from early stage to final design with onbrand, trend inspired and iconic designs
  • Creative Ideation - Doodling and going on coffee walks to feed your imagination. Coming up with new ideas and ways for our designs to stand out
  • Communicating with senior team members to manage expectations and respond to feedback
  • Building and providing assets for other creative team members. Management of Creative assets for company wide GumStore 
  • Supporting the broader creative team throughout the execution 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in design at an agency or tech company
  • Active experience designing for both print and digital
  • Motion graphics and/or video experience is a plus
  • Experience with an online marketing tool, such as vuture, mailchimp, or constant contact is a plus
  • Excellent design skills and demonstrated ability to structure large amounts of complex information in both digital and print media that is clear and visually compelling
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Able to lead projects from concept to completion with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure consistency with the firm's brand identity, and maintain graphic standards in collateral across all platforms-print and digital
  • Good organizational skills that support the rest of the team
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & After Effects) and Squarespace
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office PowerPoint and Word and G-suite equivalents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in design with a strong portfolio demonstrating graphic/brand design
*Please note that we are not currently accepting candidates from recruiting agencies or 3rd parties.* 

Location

  • GumGum HQ in Santa Monica is located right in the ‘Silicon Beach’ hotbed of the city’s tech startup scene, just a stone’s throw from the actual beach!  
  • Our dog-friendly office (check out @dogsofgumgum on Instagram!) has three floors fully equipped with everything you could want in a work space, including kitchens stocked with nutritious snacks and drinks on every floor.
  • Once the work day has ended, the surrounding area is packed with great places to eat and socialize for our ever growing team! 


Benefits & Perks

  • Strong medical, dental and vision plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • 401k plus match
  • Pet wellness discount
  • Commuter perks
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Stock incentive program
  • Unlimited paid time off and sick leave
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Continuous learning and professional development
  • Company-wide hackathons
  • Stocked kitchen with plenty of snacks
  • Just blocks from the beach

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 

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WE INVITE YOU TO LEARN MORE ABOUT GUMGUM!

Our Values…

Be
Thoughtful
We listen to understand different perspectives, show everyone respect, and relentlessly seek solutions for our clients (internal and external).

Have Agility
We are quick, nimble, and change direction gracefully, while maintaining control.

Show Grit
We bring energy and perseverance to everything we do.

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
Forbes

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.

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.