Multimedia
Designer

This position is open but please note that due to the end of year holiday break, applicants will be contacted in January

Remote position. Must be based and qualified to work in the United States. [Salary range: 60,000 – 65,000]

About Technovation

Technovation is the world’s largest technology entrepreneurship program for girls. Our mission is to empower girls, especially those from underrepresented communities, to develop problem solving skills, self-efficacy, and financial capacity, critical to them becoming leaders and changemakers in their communities. Through Technovation, girls work in teams supported by mentors to develop mobile & AI based solutions to problems in their communities. Over the past 15 years we have engaged ~350,000 participants across 120+ countries.

About this Opportunity

At Technovation, we see multimedia design as a visual storytelling tool to engage, inform, and inspire. We are looking for a highly creative multimedia designer who can take conceptual ideas and create visual representations for digital media and events.

Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of current design and video software, have a working knowledge of best practices for designing for social media and email, and be skilled in every step of the design process (from concept to the final deliverable). Collaborating with multiple teams at our company, the Multimedia Designer should be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them into designs that connect and inspire. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of branding and marketing, with the ability to vary style and layouts depending on the project. IWe are looking for an amazing visual storyteller! If you think you have what it takes to bring ideas and stories to life in different formats with visual impact, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use video and graphic design to craft captivating stories that are engaging, have a clear message, and maintain brand consistency across every communications channel.
  • Establish the look and feel for various platforms/communications channels in collaboration with the Chief Branding Officer and the Creative Manager.
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with the Marketing Team on multiple projects for a wide range of materials that may include social media assets (for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and TikTok), video editing, websites, presentations, internal communication, newsletters, email marketing and events materials.
  • Translate strategic direction into high-quality design within an established brand identity.
  • Create strong, collaborative working relationships with the Marketing Team and across the organization.
  • Update and maintain internal databases of designs, photography, and video.

Ideal Candidate Skills

  • A multimedia designer passionate about storytelling and video editing with an understanding of cross-channel marketing: web, social, video, and paid media.
  • 5+ years experience with design software, particularly Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere for video, After Effects, etc.)
  • Proven experience and innovative skills with multimedia design, with a strong portfolio of work.
  • Experience creating visual content for social media platforms.
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of WordPress and content management systems.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills for meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential.
  • Desire to continue to growing skill set with ongoing education and training.

Great to have

  • Photography experience and proficiency with photo-editing software.
  • Proficiency in After Effects with: motion graphics, character animation and compositing.

We Offer

Meaningful work. You’ll contribute directly to growing a movement, empowering girls to learn and use cutting-edge technologies to solve real-world problems impacting them in 100+ countries.

Autonomy. We don’t micromanage. We trust you to communicate clearly and discuss decisions with any people affected. In collaboration and negotiation with colleagues, you will be responsible for marketing & communication related decision-making.

Workplace input. We are open to adopting new workflows, new software, or other improvements that you think would increase our success, if you are able to champion and gain agreement for recommendations from colleagues.

Flexible work environment. We have core hours, but no one is looking over your shoulder. Go to appointments when you need to, as long as you are producing quality work on time.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its applicant pool as well as within our staff, Board, and partners. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

To Apply

To apply please email your portfolio or professional website and a cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line. Applicants who advance may be asked to complete a screening task.

This position is open but please note that due to the end of year holiday break, applicants will be contacted in January