Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence.

Digital Designer at Grindr

Why work at Grindr?

 

Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a fun, constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence.

Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 2.8 million daily active users in every country in the world. Since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology.

We offer a lot of perks, stock options, and a collaborative, fun office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people.

Summary 

Grindr is looking for a highly passionate Digital Designer. The Digital Designer will be an integral member of the Marketing Creative team, helping to shape and evolve our identity. This role will report to our Associate Creative Director and work closely with other designers and be responsible for production of brand relevant motion graphics videos for social media, mobile in-apps and digital web projects. The right candidate for the job is creative, is passionate about influential design, and enjoys working with a variety of teams and people.

Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge and forward thinking on trends, pop culture and social media and deliver motion-graphics expressions in new and fresh ways while adhering to the brand identity and enhance existing concepts
  • Internal development of videos and animation to support corporate needs for presentations, advertisements, social media engagement, etc.
  • Develop suite of motion graphics assets, refresh and/or rebrand existing motion graphics assets as necessary
  • Design mobile and web design assets
  • Creative concept development
  • Develop and edit video content
  • Design and animate reels, trailers, webisode branding (openers and closers) and other materials to promote our growing offering of top-tier content
  • Ensure brand consistency in all work produced
  • Manage and meet multiple deadlines
  • Flexibility to shift priorities quickly and execute and refine creative in a fast-paced environment

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Motion Graphics Design, Animation or related discipline
  • 4-7 years of motion graphics design experience
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, consulting, problem resolution, mediation, and negotiation skills
  • Experience in defining and creating brand assets and visual/digital communication
  • Knowledge and understanding of graphic principles, layout and production for mobile applications, web and video productions
  • Forward thinking sense of color, design, typography and composition
  • Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and Premiere on a Mac platform
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro, Maya, Cinema 4D
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • Strong demo reel of motion graphics and portfolio of visual design, with an emphasis in digital media
  • Strong knowledge of trends (art, music, photography, etc)
  • You are a creative storyteller 

Benefits & Perks

  • Full coverage medical and dental insurance
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k)
  • Catered lunch, every day
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

 

 

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More than just a digital space to meet, Grindr also executes successful initiatives aimed at advancing LGBTQ issues including equality, social justice, health, and more. Behind the grid, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers.
Culture
Our platform is built on the power of connections, and it guides us in everything we do. We are fueled by an endless curiosity, an ability to embrace change, a respectful and collaborative work environment, and a knack for crossing every finish line. Be a part of a company that’s all about bringing an ever-growing global community together.
Perks & Benefits
100% Employer Sponsored Medical & Dental Coverage
Unlimited Sick Time
401(k)
Catered Daily Lunch

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