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December 31, 2021

NOW HIRING: Designer

PORTAL A is an award-winning content company that creates breakthrough entertainment with the most influential brands, platforms, and talent in the world.

We partner with global brands like YouTube, Google, Lenovo, Amazon, and Clorox and a new generation of talent to make content that rises above the noise. We pride ourselves in taking on huge challenges – from internet culture-defining projects to feature documentaries – and our in-house team of creatives, strategists, talent leads, producers, designers, and editors push one other to produce our best work with each new project.

Our team is looking to hire a Designer to work closely with our design and creative teams on a variety of projects on a contract basis, with the potential to grow into a full-time staff position. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with creative, production, and strategy teams across all phases of the creative and production process to bring the creative vision to life through design
  • Design a wide variety of proposals, decks, creative pitches, etc.
  • Conceptualize and develop campaign-specific materials – YouTube channel art, video thumbnails, social media graphics, GIFs, posters, packaging, websites, etc.
  • Design brand identity systems, logos, titles, transitions, iconography, and additional design elements for video content
  • Support website development and maintenance
  • Develop organize templates and style guidelines for various production, creative, and company documents
  • Collaborate with concept artists, photographers, illustrators, and other creative partners

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of design experience 
  • The ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work on a variety of dynamic projects at once
  • Experience creating content for digital channels like YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Experience working within and developing new brand identity systems and applying those systems into different design disciplines (illustration, print, packaging, motion, communication design)
  • Proven understanding of design fundamentals including typography, composition, color, and information hierarchy
  • A passion for video
  • Motion design experience highly valued
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and Google Suite
  • Willingness to work on a collaborative team in a startup environment

Working at Portal A

We are open to candidates who reside anywhere within the U.S. — while this is a remote position, please note that our team works PST business hours. 

Here are a few reasons why people like working here: 

  • The chance to be at the forefront of one of the most dynamic, complex creative and strategic industries – original and commercial online video
  • Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate. Our working style is flexible, autonomous, focused, and collaborative
  • Opportunities to grow and contribute at various layers of the process
  • Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and generous bonuses
  • Benefits include a matching 401K plan, medical, dental and vision group coverage.
  • Flexible time off, all major holidays, year-round Summer Fridays, long Winter Break, quarterly Wellness Days, and a 4-week sabbatical with tenure.
  • Protected paid leave for primary and secondary caregivers, and optional dependent care Flexible Spending Account
  • Virtual team programming (yoga, trivia, happy hours, etc.), professional development stipend, and quarterly team seminars led by industry experts
  • Reimbursed cell and utility expenses and an annual stipend for WFH set-up
  • Generous Wellness Program to support physical and mental health, for everything from exercise to mediation
  • Matching charitable donations throughout the year, along with ongoing volunteer and mentorship opportunities with partner organizations
  • The freshest Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)

HOW TO APPLY

Email jobs@portal-a.com with your résumé or Linkedin, portfolio or a few pieces of work you’re most proud of, and a few sentences on why you’d be interested in working with us. Please include “DESIGNER” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.