Mobile UI Designer - Exciting Internet Video Company - Work Remote TownSpot, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Mobile UI Designer- Exciting Internet Video StartUp - Work Remote
Company: TownSpot, Inc.
Location: Beverly Hills, CA (remote work negotiable)
Position: Information Technology & Mobile Development
TownSpot is a revolution to the internet video industry. TownSpot is an Online
Local Video Network, spotlighting quality videos that show local talent originating
from your city and community. From the underground rock band down the
street to the up-and-coming artist across town, talent thrives and is ready to be
discovered. Let TownSpot be your stage and claim your city's spotlight.
Another thing that makes TownSpot different is that every single video is
reviewed and determined whether it's of TownSpot quality or not. This means,
you'll never find any junk videos on TownSpot - only the best!
Check out http://www.townspot.tv/what-is-townspot for an animation and more
information on what TownSpot is all about.
Information Technology Team Description
The goal of this team is to maintain TownSpot's website, video streaming, and
all information technology needs. The team collectively contains our website
designers, software developers, video software engineers, mobile developers and mobile designers. The team is responsible for keeping TownSpot's website and mobile application functional, fixing bugs, adding new features, and new development, maintaining video systems, and any and all improvements or modifications to further the development of TownSpot's website and information technology.
We are looking for an talented and experienced Mobile Interactive Designer with mobile platform experience. You would be the Lead Designer, working closely with our mobile developers and the Director of Information Technology. You will be primarily designing our mobile websites & apps across multiple platforms, namely iOS and Android. Reporting to the Information Technology Director, you will be personally responsible for creating highly usable and intuitive interfaces and engaging mobile experiences.
This is not an in-office full time position. We are looking for a designer that can work remotely on this project that can commit to between 10-20 hours per week for this project, however we are open to full time remote work if candidate desires. As long as you are hitting your project deadlines, you can work your own hours, from your own location.
Our ideal candidate will be an individual with proven experience in designing applications. We would love someone that is looking to grow their resume, find a position with high-growth potential, and become a leader in their industry. You must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, an entrepreneurial attitude, and
proficient problem solving skills. Someone with minimal experience but strong motivation to learn more is encouraged to apply, too.
Our website's primary purpose is in serving videos via our website, so experience
with designing how videos play on mobile applications is beneficial but not required. The mobile application will have to be linked to our current web system to ensure it's always showing the most up to date videos and information.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Conceptualize and create intuitive, engaging, and brand-consistent mobile experiences for end users, optimizing features and functionality to take full advantage of the various platforms they support.
- Participate and collaborate in concept development and design ideation with senior management, including people from the content team, design team, advertising team, and IT team, to help define a mobile strategy.
- Communicate and sell your design solutions to senior management and teammates
- Attend a 1 hour weekly meeting with team leader (time is flexible and we make sure everyone can attend)
- Experience in mobile web and app design
- Knowledge of Mobile Usability best practices
- Possess good time management skills
- Solid skills in graphic design, with an eye for typography, palette development, intuitive layout, and a pixel-level attention to detail.
- Experience with iOS and Android Native app designs
- Experience with Native app controls: how standard controls (like the tab bar on iPhone) work, and what the constraints are (also related: familiarity with Apple UX guidelines)
- Experience with cross-platform interoperability & graceful degradation: ideally based on device detection and device capabilities
- Experience with Webviews: integration of mobile web pages into native apps
- Proficient in an image editing software (ie. PhotoShop)
- Interaction design skills: Experience creating wireframes a big plus.
- Experience design video apps
As mentioned above, this position is part time (10-20 hours per week depending on candidate's choice) and you can work out of your own location as all your work is digital based and deadline
based. This makes the position ideal for someone looking for an exciting
opportunity outside their current employment.
Compensation will be a combination of a weekly fee for your 10-20 hours of
work plus equity ownership in the company. We are committed to hiring the best possible person for this task and therefore are open to additional compensation options, or full time work, etc. To be discussed based off your experience and interview.
Send your resume & cover letter or mobile portfolio to
We are ready to hire and will be scheduling interviews and making decisions immediately.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
TownSpot.tv is an online video-hosting website that spotlights quality local talent on individual city pages as well as a global flagship page. Connecting audiences with an array of talent remains challenging due to the limitations of TV programming and existing Internet sites. TownSpot bridges the gap by presenting people with a local video network; one website or "spot" exclusively dedicated to showcasing quality talent to audiences locally and globally. What makes TownSpot unique is how only quality videos will be showcased on the website, not just any random video. Moreover, TownSpot prese
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|Headquarters:||8888 Olympic Blvd.|
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
|Industry:||Media and Entertainment|
|Company Profile:||With all of the content and video websites out there on the web, what makes TownSpot different
Well, as a video network and as a business, we strive for quality and connecting with our audience on a real level. No gimmicks, no ploys, just quality content reflective of your town and your community. What makes us different
See for yourself at www.townspot.tv
All videos are verified by our staff as quality, per the TownSpot Content Policy.
Most people watch online videos due to some kind of referral. You are more inclined to view something shared by a friend because you trust their judgement. Well, TownSpot is like that friend whom you can rely on to bring you great videos that are actually relevant to you and your city. Trust us.
Videos originate from your city. The talent is local.
There is a large sense of disassociation out on the web today. We watch content without really connecting. TownSpot aims to give you a more dynamic viewing experience by showing you content from your city that is actually within your grasp. Explore and connect with your city's talent. What you see on TownSpot today, could open a new adventure tomorrow.
3. Relevant Advertisements
We show ads relative to your interest and your community.
Advertisements shown on TownSpot pertain to your city. We target our ads based on your interest so that you see real businesses offering products and services you actually want. Find a local restaurant, or a cool new store, or a fun activity. At TownSpot, our ads contribute to the experience instead of taking away from it. We offer a way for local small businesses to advertise online directly to their local customer base.
4. Intuitive Navigation
Categories and genres help make searching for a video that interests you intuitive and easy.
Browsing through endless videos that have nothing to do with your interest can be a pain. Not to mention having to suffer through "tags" where people tag their video with random not applicable tags just to drive views to them. With our Discover browsing setup, you can find videos based on not just categories, but genres, sub-genres, buzz, release date, and more. And since all the videos are examined and organized by TownSpot staff, you'll always be able to find videos for your interests.
We focus on giving you the best viewing experience possible. You want to get straight to the content that interests you, we understand. You want your viewing of content to be as uninterrupted as possible. We don't have annoying pop-up ads, or things that disrupt your video once it's started playing. At TownSpot, it's all about showing you your city's talent
TownSpot is a Los Angeles based start-up with offices in Beverly Hills run by Chief Executive Officer Josh Cohen whom can be contacted at email@example.com
For more information, see www.townspot.tv|
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