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Interactive Designer

GumGum Full-Time  United States 17 May 2022
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Interactive Designer I

Remote – US based


GumGum currently operates in a work from home’ virtual environment with sporadic opportunities for in-person business and morale events (health guidelines permitting). There will not be any requirement to go into the office on a daily basis moving forward. GumGum is only open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and MN.


GumGum is a contextual-first global advertising technology company that captures people’s attention, without the use of personal data. We believe that a digital advertising ecosystem based on understanding a consumer’s active frame of mind rather than behavior builds a more equitable and safer future for consumers, publishers and advertisers alike. Founded in 2008, GumGum is headquartered in Santa Monica, California and operates in 19 markets worldwide. For more information, visit

Interactive Designers work within our Creative Services team and support our Advertising business by creating the full suite of GumGum ad units for our clients, mainly using Hype.

Interactive Designers show a high degree of proficiency in both design and animation. They take provided assets , concepts and briefs and turn them into compelling ad units. This role is a critical part of our department’s charter of securing, launching, and supporting campaigns.


  • Develop designs for GumGum ad units to meet client brief
    • Is able to use the full suite of design tools to build compelling, high-quality ad units for GumGum Clients
    • Chooses the right tools for the job and avoids over complicating simple design requests
  • Can work with and incorporate client provided assets
    • Can incorporate IAB-sized HTML5 ads, print and social media ads, illustrations, product photography, logos, and typefaces to produce GumGum’s core ads
  • Work with internal team to prioritize work and deadlines
    • Working with internal account managers to execute and deliver on priority customer accounts.
  • Remain relevant with external design and animation trends
    • Scans external market and stays up to date on latest design and animation trends and relates this to GumGum Client designs

Minimum Qualifications

  • BFA, Bootcamp, or Trade School degree or other similar background in graphic design, web design, interactive design or related discipline
  • 2+ years of design experience with a design studio, agency, or digital media company.
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite. Have a good working knowledge of:
    • Adobe Photoshop,
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • After Effects
    • Various tools such as Miro Video Converter, TinyPNG, FTP Software
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation
  • A clean visual aesthetic
  • Working knowledge of common animation tool conventions
    • Keyframe animation, motion graphs, etc
    • Has used tools such as:
      • Adobe After Effects
      • Adobe Animate
      • Tumult Hype
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite products
  • Awareness of current trends in UI and UX in both the desktop and mobile spaces
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JS a plus
  • The ability to be creative within a design brief and operate under tight deadlines
  • Clear communicator
  • Enthusiastic about design and animation
  • Organized self-starter with proactive attitude
  • Attention to detail is absolutely essential

Benefits & Perks

  • Medical Coverage including 100% premium coverage for employee + spouse/family
  • Vision Coverage including 100% premium coverage for employee + spouse/family
  • Dental Coverage including 100% premium coverage for employee + spouse/family
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employer-Matched 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Stock Incentive Program (role dependent)
  • Paid Parental Leave – Birth parents can receive up to 16-18 weeks for birth recovery and baby bonding. Non-birth parents can receive up to 10 weeks for baby bonding
  • Transitional Return-to-Work Schedule
  • Modern Family Support: Cleo App
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal and Identity Theft Protection
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • WFH Stipend
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Veterinary Discounts
  • WeWork Monthly Pass
  • Pet friendly organization – We love our fur babies! Check us out on Instagram @dogsofgumgum
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • A team that has transitioned to remote work impressively, and remains highly collaborative and connected
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Virtual company events and (optional) in-person celebrations
  • Virtual monthly team bonding events
  • Anniversary recognition and awards

Career & Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions – geared towards the whole life/ health / person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series – connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation
  • The VOICE Coalition – through our council committee, The VOICE Coalition’s mission is to build an equitable, supportive, and inclusive culture where all voices are heard and all differences are celebrated through thoughtful, engaging, and authentic programming and community involvement. We’ve created awareness and appreciation for our employees through Hispanic Heritage month, Women of GumGum, Asian Pacific American, GG Pride, etc.

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