Part-Time Thumbnail Job Designer (⭐️ players wanted!) at Dragonfruit Media

Posted on: 10/01/2021

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**Why this job is important:** * We're scaling much faster than we anticipated this quarter so we need exceptional people to help keep the 🚀 FLYING! We're bringing on a thumbnail designer to create thumbnail images for YouTube from concept to completion. **What you'll learn:** * You'll be sponging up the learnings from a young company (est. 2020) building high impact videos for an incredibly diverse set of clientele. We've worked on everything from Kendrick Lamar's notetaking process to uncovering a multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency scandal * **You'll operate at the intersection of video production and content marketing, and become a pro at things like:** + Developing a comprehensive thumbnail design strategy across multiple of our client channels + How to leverage potential viewers through effective thumbnail design (What are the biggest deciding factors viewers think about when they click a video?) + Creating images that will focus on eye-catching design and design data provided through analytics research and understanding of new media trends **Who you'll work with:** * We're a small team that prioritizes fun, autonomy, and memes (since we make content, we try to keep up with the youngun's lingo, "no cap"). * We love to balance team meetings with OKR reviews and screaming bloody murder at each other in Among Us. So don't be sus. **Where you'll do it:** * Anywhere in the world! Sit on the beaches of Maui or the mountains of Tibet. * If you ARE in SF or LA, we might be able to co-work! **What we do:** * Dragonfruit media aims to not only create the best content in the world. but content that makes the world a better place. * We want to leverage the power of human storytelling to amplify marginalized voices, teach valuable insights, and tackle systemic problems" **Why we do it:** * 🔥 We believe that video is the fastest growing and most scalable medium for companies creators to utilize * 💵 We think that businesses owning organic distribution channels (vs constantly buying media) is the future of marketing * 🌎 We think stories transform lives, and if we can teach thousands of people through our client's videos we are making the world a better place **Who you are:** * You have a knack for visual aesthetics, you may have even edited some videos yourself in the past! * Pride yourself on your people and communication skills; you could probably wipe your family on family poker night * OBSESSIVE about using data and feedback to improve your craft * Tech-savvy and are a quick learner with software (we need more slack GIFS!!!) **Job Responsibilities:** * Define the look, feel, and overall design language of all future thumbnails, using brand guidelines specific to each client * Ability to create 3-6 thumbnails per week * Maintain awareness of current and evolving trends in YT thumbnails * Offer suggestions for improvement of design process and branding * Track analytic and market trends * A/B testing on thumbnails to determine what’s working and what’s not * Contribute to headlines, descriptions, and tags on YouTube videos TO APPLY - FILL OUT THIS GOOGLE DOC