Allstar Gaming, Inc. Visual / Graphic Designer at Gaming & Creator Economy Startup New York, NY · Part time

Allstar is looking for an experienced Visual and Graphic Designer who is ready to embrace the gamer spirit.

Description

Allstar is looking for an experienced Visual and Graphic Designer who is ready to embrace the gamer spirit.


Location: In-Office, New York, NY 10018


Remote Overview: Allstar is looking for a Visual Design Designer who is passionate about creativity and gaming, and eager to learn the ins and outs of a tech startup.


About Allstar:


Allstar (https://allstar.gg) is a fast-growth tech startup focused on gaming, the creator economy, and the metaverse. The company was co-founded in August of 2019 in New York City by former pro-gamer and content creator Nick Cuomo. Since founding, Allstar has reached over 5M users and has created over 3M clips. The company has grown more than 10x annually and raised over $6.4M from investors like Mark Cuban, New York Angels (investors in Pinterest) and Studio VC (Investors in twitter and Lyft).


About The Role:


In this role, you will work alongside our Creative Director to help drive the design of some of our most visible projects—you will be a key player in day to day design execution and directly impact key company wide objectives. This is a production focused role with a mix of flexibility and structure, and access to a full time growth path based upon fit and performance. You will collaborate with the product, community, and growth teams executing on our current marketing templates as well as developing original design concepts. You’ll have experience designing a variety of digital assets with an emphasis on motion graphics and digital video editing. You’re a great communicator, detail oriented and have a love for gaming.


Responsibilities:



  • Work with an experienced team Utilizing company systems to implement design assets into the Allstar product.
  • Creating visuals that communicate ideas or messages effectively using a variety of methods, such as color, typography, imagery, and layout.
  • Contribute to strategy sessions and share new design perspectives and ideas.
  • Execute on design assets and creative templates at the direction of the Creative Director.


Preferred Skills:



  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, with a focus on After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Production skills with the ability to prepare files for use and ensure digital specifications are met.
  • Experience working collaboratively with all levels of designers and stakeholders.
  • A portfolio of mixed digital assets showing a range of skills.
  • Strong conceptual thinking. We want people who can start a project off from an incredibly strong position and come up with surprising, smart concepts to move forward with.
  • Ability to stay on top of emerging gaming and trends.
  • Ability to multi-task and own several projects with superb attention to detail. 
  • A strong understanding of social media platforms, and their standards.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, art, or a related field is a plus.


Bonus Points:



  • Experience with Figma and product design
  • Playing CSGO, Dota 2, Fortnite, League of Legends, Valorant or PUBG
  • PC gamer familiar with Steam and or Discord is a BIG plus
  • You already use Allstar to create and share content!


Also, we love hearing about how many hours you’ve played a game we support :)


Compensation & Benefits:


This is a part-time in person position, three days in our Manhattan office - NYC/Tri-state area required.


Benefits include:



  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work on a wide range of design projects
  • Receive guidance and feedback from successful creative professionals


Join Team Allstar


We are a global group of 17 passionate, growth-driven professionals from successful startups and established companies like MeetUp, ESL, TIME, and VaynerMedia. We are gamers who love streaming and esports and believe in our mission to democratize gaming content.


What Makes an Allstar:



  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative by nature
  • Always learning and hungry for ongoing personal growth
  • Self-starter who is highly productive with minimal oversight
  • Communicative, responsive, and reachable
  • Quick learner able to adapt and wear the many hats that a startup requires
  • Dependable and responsible, not afraid to take ownership


Our Technology:


Allstar’s technology enables everyday gamers to create and share high-quality snackable content from their favorite games like CS:GO, Dota 2, League of Legends and Fortnite. We’re also working on new integrations for Valorant and more.


Rapid Growth:


Allstar makes it easy for any gamer to make content so good it drives more engagement than Twitch. The company has raised over $6.4M in venture capital funding from world-class investors, including Mark Cuban, the New York Angels (Pinterest, Gust), Studio.vc (Twitter, Lyft), and investors from Twitch, Riot Games, and Zynga. Read the press coverage on our latest funding round here. With our platform driving over 70M content views and growing 10x in the past year alone, the rocket ship is taking off and we’re looking for more smart, motivated & hungry gamers to get in at the ground level and join us on our journey to build gaming content’s next startup. 


We love hearing about your gamer story and what uniquely qualifies you to join Team Allstar in your cover letter. Offer contingent on successful reference checks & background checks.

Salary

$15 - $20 per hour