Multimedia Designer

NEW YORK CITY OR REMOTE (EDT TIME ZONE)
PART TIME - FREELANCE
 
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Gipper is in search of a highly creative Multimedia Designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations for both the Gipper platform and for our internal audiences. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current motion and video software and be skilled with every step of the creative process from concept to the final deliverable. Collaborating with both internal and external teams, the Multimedia Designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that accurately connects. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Design stunning social media motion and video templates for various athletic needs
  • Prepare templates for easy access for our development team 
  • Utilize our CMS (Content Management System - Jira) to organize, prioritize and track workflow
  • Create visually compelling multimedia content using motion, animation, and video - with an emphasis scroll stopping social media content
  • Support all phases of multimedia work: preproduction, story boarding, design, production, post production, and distribution
  • Assist with internal marketing/creative content as needed to enhance the Gipper brand
  • Ensure projects are completed with high quality and on schedule

 

Requirements:

 

  • High proficiency in After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and other applicable Adobe programs
  • General sports knowledge as it pertains to positions, verbiage, history, scheduling, etc.
  • Sports specific digital design experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects 
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Self-motivation and self-management with a passion for achieving extraordinary results 
  • Fearless ability to try new things and learn quickly from failure
  • Experience of success as a member of a team
  • Flexible approach, able to operate effectively with uncertainty and change



Nice to Haves:

 

  • Experience with Indesign and/or InVision
  • Illustration, drawing and fine art skills
  • GIF production
  • Web/UX Design and/or HTML
  • Entrepreneurial experience
  • Prior work experience at a collegiate sports program or professional sports team

 

Why Join Gipper?

  • Fast-growth, VC backed startup ๐Ÿš€
  • Postive TEAM environment ๐Ÿค
  • Remote - work from anywhere ๐Ÿ“
  • Tons of ownership in individual roles - learn by DOING ๐Ÿ“™

 

Gipper is a marketing technology platform that makes graphic design incredibly easy for non-designers. Focused in education, Gipper enables schools to create professional content for social media - in seconds, on any device, and without needing any design experience. Used by thousands of  schools from Middle School to Higher Ed - Gipper empowers anyone at a school to create effective and compelling content for social media in just a few clicks. With access to a wide range of ready-made templates and seamless social media sharing, schools can create and share more content than ever, all while spending less time and money. In doing so, schools are able to better grow their brand, improve stakeholder communication, and create additional revenue opportunities. 

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We are a well-funded startup based in NYC, backed by investors and advisors with over 50+ years of experience investing and building high-growth tech startups from concept to IPO. โ€‹

 

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Gipper is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

 

About Gipperโ€‹

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Gipper is a marketing technology platform that makes graphic design incredibly easy for non-designers. Focused in education and athletics, Gipper enables schools and athletic teams to create professional content for social media - in seconds, on any device, and without needing any design experience. Serving thousands of athletic administrators, coaches, principals, school communications professionals, and more - Gipper empowers anyone at a school to create effective and compelling content for social media in just a few clicks. With access to a wide range of ready-made templates and seamless social media sharing, schools can create and share more content than ever, all while spending less time and money. In doing so, schools are able to better grow their brand, improve stakeholder communication, and create additional revenue opportunities.

 

 

We are a rapidly growing, VC-backed startup based in NYC (but open to remote!), loved by thousands of partner schools from elementary to NCAA Division 1, and backed by TIA Ventures and an amazing network of angel investors with over 75+ years of experience investing and building high-growth tech startups from concept to IPO.

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Are You Ready?

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โ€‹Gipper is looking for a Product Manager who is ready to use their passion for sports, education, and technology to help expand the core Gipper platform, as well as create entirely new products! In this role, you'll report directly to the Director of Product Management to help ideate, validate, and produce new features with a keen understanding of our users' needs.

 

What You'll Accomplish:โ€‹

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  • Analyze user needs, market trends, and product analytics to determine where to focus development resources.

  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators for your product areas

  • Conduct regular user interviews to understand product usage and to validate potential new features.

  • Write clear and concise product specifications to guide development.

  • Serve as the product owner on an agile development team; attend daily standups to evaluate progress and to unblock issues.

  • Become a subject matter expert in the High School and Collegiate EdTech and SportTech ecosystem; regularly perform competitive analysis to understand the strengths and weaknesses of other products.

  • Prioritize competing roadmap items for your product areas.

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About You:โ€‹

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  • 1-2 years of experience in a Product Management or similar relevant role at a technology company.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; previous experience in customer-facing roles is a plus.

  • Previous work with an agile development process; must be able to hit the ground running working alongside Development.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities, within the product and within your own work.

  • Outstanding problem solving abilities; you love to cut a Gordian knot.

  • Comfortable working remotely.

  • Experience with UX/UI design is a substantial plus.

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Why Join Gipper?

 

  • Fast-growth, VC backed startup ๐Ÿš€ 

  • Positive TEAM environment ๐Ÿค

  • Remote - work from anywhere๐Ÿ“

  • Tons of ownership in individual roles - learn by DOING ๐Ÿ“™

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Gipper is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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