Hey! Kill Screen is looking for a design associate to join our team. This role involves assisting in creating social assets, pitch decks, and any other graphic design-related elements we might need for various projects. The ideal candidate for this role should be fluent in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (InDesign and HTML/CSS knowledge a plus).
So what are we looking for? We're looking for a detail-oriented, extremely organized individual, fluent in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (InDesign and HTML/CSS knowledge a plus).
It's worth noting, we're not "gamers" at Kill Screen, although we love games and play! So if you have a stereotype of who belongs at a game company or are worried that you don't play enough, don't worry! There's no Super Mario Kart test. We just want someone who sees the same potential and possibility for games as we do. Most important to us is building a diverse, inclusive team of people who know what they’re doing.
While one need not be currently living in LA to apply, ideally this job is located in our Los Angeles office.
This is a part-time job.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Presenting solutions to design challenges
- Collaborating with writers and clients
- Ability to grasp business objectives and client needs
- Motivation to juggle a variety of projects in a fast paced environment
- A Bachelor of Design Degree
1-3 years of experience required with established track record including experience working autonomously.
We’re small and young, so a must is an ability to be a self-starter and create independence while providing outcomes
Knowledgeable and passionate about all aspects of Kill Screen and of course, games and play.
Candidates must exhibit excellent verbal and written.communication skills, have dynamic interpersonal skills, be comfortable with firm deadlines and juggling multiple moving parts, and must possess the ability to interact across all levels of our organization. Everyone wears a lot of hats.
ABOUT KILL SCREEN
Kill Screen is a videogame arts and culture company that wants to inspire a life well-played.
We've worked with brands and agencies on content strategy and development to help them unlock the power of play. Our past and present clients include GE, Intel, PBS, MoMA, Warby Parker and more. As a natively editorial company, we're big believers in how story can transform experiences.
Based in Los Angeles, Kill Screen publishes a website and a magazine as well as organizes events such as the groundbreaking Arcade at the Museum of Modern Art and Kill Screen Festival, which Mashable called “the TED of videogames.” The New Yorker called Kill Screen "the McSweeney's of interactive media" and TIME said the writing was so "polished that they might help convince doubters that games are worth taking seriously."
Kill Screen is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color and people with disabilities.