PODIUM

The Following Volunteer Positions Are Currently Available

Magazine Graphics Designer

General Summary:

The Magazine Designer will be highly motivated and passionate individual. You will have a creative spirit and an ability to liaise with other graphic designers to produce the product. You will have the ultimate goal of making our content pleasing to the eye and producing a magazine that flows and is pleasing to the reader. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The ideal person will be creative, conceptual, innovative and have a versatile, collaborative approach to the design process.
  • This individual will work very closely with the Editor in Chief to create compelling, fun and engaging fresh design ideas and typography solutions that will help visually communicate our brand around the globe.
  • You will need to be a self-starter, able to problem solve both technical and creative challenges, with the ability to find and explore solutions as the projects progress.
  • Looking for a creative who will take ownership of the projects they work on and have a productive and positive attitude with fellow design team members.
  • You are comfortable working under tight deadlines and are extremely organized with project files, and adept in sharing projects/toolkits with fellow designers.
  • This designer will enhance design for our Magazine; creating complete page layouts to enhance our content.  
  • The candidate will join a team of Art Directors, Designers, Content strategists, Editors and Writers of Podium
  • You should be able to demonstrate your work, with a proven track record of taking projects from creative concept to final delivery.

 

Experience Required:

Demonstrated command of the following skill set:

  • Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Strong command of typography, layout, form, and color.
  • Firm understanding of POS materials, out of home large scale advertising, publishing standards and image optimization techniques.
  • Must be able to take a design project from concept to completion.
  • Must organize personal workflow so projects are easily passed between colleagues.
  • Technically knowledgeable and savvy in a digital environment.
  • The constant development of skills and exploration of new creative techniques.
  • Able to communicate creative ideas within a collaborative environment.

A successful candidate will be able to provide a portfolio of sample work completed in the past.

 

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Social Media Manager

General Summary:

The Social Media Manager is a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for connecting with current and future customers. That passion comes through as she/he engages with customers on a daily basis, with the ultimate goal of turning fans into customers and turning customers into advocates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administrate the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content
  • Identify and improve organizational development aspects that would improve content
  • Create a regular publishing schedule and promote content through social advertising.
  • Leverage the right tools to manage your content.
  • Implement a content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely marketing campaigns.
  • Integrate all channels of marketing (social media, SEO, content marketing, email, print and digital marketing)
  • Manage or oversee all social advertising campaigns.

Experience Required:

Demonstrated command of the following skill set:

  • Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in social media.
  • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing.
  • Exhibits the ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstrate why their ideas are analytically sound.
  • Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
  • Is a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary.

 

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Animator

General Summary:

On our team, you will have the opportunity to create great content. You will have exposure to all the inner workings of what it takes to get our content out the door and on the eyes of the world. Collaborate with illustrators, content developers and script writers. 

We’re looking for the best Motion Graphics Designers to help us create custom graphics videos. You are a self-motivated person, with an eye for quality and aesthetics. Specifically, you should be able to:

  • Conceptualize, visualize and design special effects, animation, or other visual images for our videos (explainer, promo and interview style)
  • You will need to be a self-starter, able to problem solve both technical and creative challenges, with the ability to find and explore solutions as the projects progress.
  • Looking for a creative who will take ownership of the projects they work on and have a productive and positive attitude with fellow design team members.
  • Modify/Rework existing motion graphics assets
  • Collaborate with clients and team members

 

Qualifications:

  • BA in Graphic Design, Animation, Film or a related field is preferred
  • Experience in multimedia design, motion graphics, video editing and animation
  • Must have a reel or portfolio of work to demonstrate skills and abilities
  • Strong foundational knowledge of layout, color, grids, icons, typography, proportion, photography, and motion/rich media
  • Expert knowledge of After Effects, Cinema 4D, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Able to work with After Effects templates and create custom graphics
  • Must have experience working on content that appeals to wide audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexities, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure

 

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