10 Jobs That Let You Put Your Work Out Into the World
Have a killer online portfolio, and looking for a new place to display your work? This week, we’ve put together a list of jobs where showcasing your work will be a part of your everyday responsibilities.
Whether it’s publishing through editorial platforms or designing online products for everyone to use, here are some opportunities where large communities—sometimes millions of people—will be exposed to your creations. Start applying if the thought of seeing your work out in the world seriously excites you.
1. Footwear Designer II—Outdoor
Reebok—the sports brand designing athletic footwear and apparel to support active lifestyles—is hiring a self-motivated designer with expertise in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. As the Outdoor Footwear Designer II, you’ll be focused on (but not limited to) creating athletic and fashionable footwear. Apart from presenting ideas through 2D sketches or 3D mock-ups, you’ll also be expected to design to cost while maintaining Reebok’s functional, technological, and aesthetic needs.
2. Destinations Editor
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco
Would you like to work with world-class journalists at one of San Francisco’s most iconic media brands? If so, then stop waiting around and start applying. San Francisco Chronicle, the newspaper bringing readers exclusive coverage of local to global news, is hiring a Destinations Editor to cover all things travel. You’ll create highly useful and entertaining content to position the Chronicle as the go-to source for regional travelers.
3. Visual Designer
Yext, Washington, D.C.
Attention designers: Yext—the company leading the geo-marketing revolution by helping businesses manage their digital presence in online maps—is searching for someone to produce high-quality visual designs for the brand. A jaw-dropping online portfolio is a must, and that’s not surprising considering you’ll be designing for Yext’s more than 400,000 customers.
4. Content Strategist
Chartboost, San Francisco
If gaming and writing are two of your biggest interests, then Chartboost may have the perfect position for you. As the Content Strategist, you’ll make the Chartboost blog a frontrunner in the gaming industry. You’ll be responsible for everything from editorial strategy to corporate communications, and you’ll work on delivering content to over 300 million global users.
5. Interactive Designer
Hudl, Lincoln, NE
Are you a sports fanatic who’s also a design guru? Perfect, because Hudl would love to have a chat with you. The company’s marketing team is looking for someone to build creative marketing and advertising campaigns and increase Hudl’s interactive firepower everywhere on the web. Anyone with visual design skills as well as basic coding experience is highly encouraged to apply.
6. 3D Character Artist Intern
Pocket Gems, San Francisco
Want to join a mobile entertainment company that’s built games with a combined total of more than 100 million downloads? Now’s your chance. Pocket Gems is hiring an intern with the knowledge of modeling, rigging, and animating basic characters. Apart from importing characters and their associated animations into Pocket Gems’ engine, you’ll be responsible for solving any character pipeline technical problems.
STYLIGHT, New York
To everyone with a passion for writing and fashion—STYLIGHT has the perfect position for you. The online shopping platform offering the hottest products from the hottest brands is looking for an Editor-in-Chief to create inspiring content for millions of global users. If you’re an especially ambitious editor who lives and breathes fashion, then you could be the one to help STYLIGHT become the top fashion media brand for millennial women.
8. Visual and UX Designer
Prezi, San Francisco
If you have over three years of experience with designing online experiences and are quite the expert in Adobe Creative Suite, then you have what it takes to become Prezi’s next Visual and UX Designer. You’ll be responsible for delivering awesome user experience and stunning visual design for more than 50 million people using Prezi.
9. Special Projects Associate
Akilah, New York
The Akilah Institute is the only women’s college in Rwanda and Burundi, and it’s working towards major growth in East Africa over the next five years. As the Special Projects Associate, you’ll assist the CEO in managing administrative and communications projects. Solid writing skills are required since you’ll be writing extensively for press releases and presentations. You’ll also play a key role in creating content for Akilah and its social media channels.
10. Design Intern
Nitro, San Francisco
To all intellectual rock stars pursuing a bachelor’s degree in design—we bring you good news. Nitro, the fast-growing company evolving the way forms and files are shared online, is hiring a Design Intern to help create and refine everything from websites and marketing campaigns to internal branding and beyond. Not only will you get a hands-on Adobe Creative Suite training, you’ll use those skills to serve a community of more than 490,000 businesses who run Nitro.
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