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Category

Design

Posted

2015-03-11 07:43

Description

SportsBlog.com is a leading blogging platform that powers more than 20,000 blogs and has official partnerships with the NFL, NBA and WNBA Players Associations (and more!). As one of the most popular sports networks online, SportsBlog is on a mission to democratize sports media and to empower every fan, student, athlete or professional journalist to share their passion for the game.

Our expert team is comprised of former employees from Google, Wired, Salon, Lucas, and other leading tech/media companies. We're smart, lean, and deeply driven to push crowd-sourced journalism forward and to become a Top 10 sports destination.

Our policy is to hire the best talent in the US, regardless of location. Team members work from offices in New York City, Nashville, or may telecommute from any location that allows them to do the best work of their career.

About You

We are looking for a Designer who cares deeply about creating compelling, usable and beautiful experiences -- with a profile to back it up. You will work closely with our team to design and build new products and features and improve our existing ones.

You will help us turn our vision into forward-looking new products and features. You will help define the user experience strategy, requirements, and enhancements. You'll push the boundaries of what's possible to create better user experiences.

Working with the lead designer, you will be responsible for the daily needs of a fast-paced startup. These include:

  • Creating the user interface for our collection of iOS and Android apps
  • Social media images, header images and other marketing material
  • Creating beautiful, diverse new themes for our bloggers (and updating existing ones)
  • Landing pages and other micro-sites
  • Wireframes, HTML emails, ads, and other misc designs
  • Internal documents, including Sales PowerPoints, Keynote presentations and print-material

Required Experience

  • Strong, diverse portfolio that allows us to see the full scope of your talent
  • Experience developing user interfaces for UGC (user-generated-content)
  • Experience developing responsive, device-agnostic interfaces and designs
  • Experience designing iOS and Android Apps
  • Expert knowledge of PowerPoint, Keynote
  • Experience designing themes a plus
  • Experience with "flat design" style a plus
  • Experience with competitor/similar sites a plus (SBNation, Vox, BleacherReport, Tumblr, etc)
  • Make sure to include a link to your portfolio when applying
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United States


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