CAREERS

OPPORTUNITIES AT RUCKUS ROOM™

To apply for any of these jobs, please e-mail careers@theruckusroom.com and attach a copy of your resume (.pdf format ONLY) with the job position desired in the subject of the e-mail, or use the contact form on this page.

WEB DESIGNER

We are looking for a talented Web Designer to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful web design. They should also have superior user interface design skills.

The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. They will be able to transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a web designer
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a Visual Arts subject

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We are looking for a creative Graphic designer with up-to-date knowledge to interpret our clients needs and to design solutions with high visual impact. You will work on a variety of products, including websites, books, magazines, product packaging, websites, exhibitions, corporate identity etc. and you will cooperate with our designers and sales team.

The goal is to get the clients’ message across.

 

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate a solid body of work
  • Take the design “brief” to record requirements and clients needs
  • Schedule project implementation and define budget constraints
  • Work with a wide range of media and use graphic design software
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Prepare rough drafts and present your ideas
  • Amend final designs to clients comments and gain full approval
  • Work as part of a team with copywriters, designers, stylists, executives etc.

Requirements

  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc)
  • Highly proficient in all design aspects
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines

ANIMATION ARTIST

We’re looking for a Video Editor and Motion Graphics Animator to join a brilliant marketing agency based in Seattle, WA. We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, trustworthy individual who can work on their own or as part of a team.

Please note that you will be asked to produce a short animation if you are shortlisted for interview.

 

Responsibilities

  • Editing video using FCPX – to include audio sweetening and color grading
  • Managing video footage including archiving and backup using ProCache Tape systems
  • Storyboarding video and animations or working from an existing storyboard
  • Animating using After Effects and occasionally Motion
  • Encoding and optimizing finished video files for client delivery, usually online and for live playout on site
  • Occasionally editing on-site during a live event to create immediate uploads

Essential Requirements

  •  Editing using Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe After Effects (including custom scripts) and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of video encoding and compression
  • Audio editing skills
  • Basic color grading skills
  • To be a methodical and self-motivated individual with excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • To have a structured and calm approach to the job with meticulous attention to detail
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Presenting a professional image, both in person and on the telephone
  • Good with the written word and grammar

Desirable Skills

  • 3D design and animation
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Video Production experience
  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple Keynote
  • Experience of broadcast video workflows

VIDEOGRAPHER

The videographer will shoot footage and assist in editing. The videographer will accomplish the bulk of the technical tasks related to production and post-production. He or she will transport, set up, and operate equipment; and assist with staging, set preparation and dressing. The videographer will work closely with the creative director to execute the concept through to completion.

 

Responsibilities

  • Determines what camera equipment is necessary and obtains equipment
  • Transports, sets up, and operates various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production
  • Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production equipment
  • Collects b-roll footage of campus as well as interviews

Additional Requirements May Include

  • Supports the team throughout the production process, which may include finding interview subjects, creating graphics, and presenting to client (UCAM) and other constituents
  • Helps to sustain and guide creative process
  • Assists in maintaining a blog to document the team’s progression
  • Assists in developing interview questions and storyboards

PHOTOGRAPHER

We are looking for a passionate Photographer to capture moments on film and to use images to tell a story. The successful candidate will be able to achieve technical, qualitative and quantitative goals while meeting project’s needs and deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Take the brief to understand specifications and work closely with our art team to develop the concept
  • Capture and process images until you achieve desired results
  • Shoot poses that don’t look posed
  • Constantly improve image quality using various editing methods
  • Use and maintain modern and traditional technical equipment (cameras, lenses etc)
  • Arrange objects, scenes, lighting and background to adhere to specifications
  • Direct participants
  • Archive photographic images and maintain database
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of photographic best practices and procedures

Requirements

  • Proven professional shooting experience
  • Eye-catching portfolio
  • Proficient with traditional and modern equipment
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Capture One or other photography specific software
  • Shooting, lighting and printing skills
  • Competency in applying photographic best practices and techniques
  • Knowledge of production process for online publishing and various printing applications
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Photography degree or similar

VIDEO EDITOR

We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches director’s vision and is suitable for broadcasting.

Ultimately, as a film and video editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story

 

Responsibilities

  • Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • Take a brief to grasp production team’s needs and specifications
  • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity
  • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects
  • Create rough and final cuts
  • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
  • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a video editor
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • BS degree in film studies, cinematography or related field

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

We are looking for an experienced Digital director to translate our digital marketing efforts into a cohesive strategy.

Our ideal candidate should be able to collaborate with different teams to ensure brand consistency. As a Digital director, you should demonstrate excellent digital skills combined with knowledge of the latest marketing techniques.

Ultimately, you should be able to plan and deliver an effective digital strategy to achieve our business goals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement company digital strategies within budget requirements
  • Set specific digital objectives and monitor progress
  • Ensure smooth operation for all digital tools and applications (e.g. website, blogs and social media)
  • Oversee digital projects
  • Analyze SEO and marketing metrics
  • Generate innovative ideas to increase web traffic
  • Train internal teams to use digital technologies
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure brand consistency
  • Suggest new optimization methods to improve customer experience
  • Address advertising needs
  • Ensure web best practices are met

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Digital director
  • Solid experience with online marketing tools and web-based technologies
  • Understanding of how digital channels work
  • Hands on experience with SEO/SEM and CRM software
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Excellent interpersonal and team management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • BSc degree in Marketing, Digital technologies or relevant field

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

We are looking for a driven Social Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and networks users.

What does a Social Media Specialist do?

The goal is to gradually achieve superior customer engagement and intimacy, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap.

Social media specialists should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimize content so that it is engaging on those channels. You are responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of the brand and “soft selling” the product by providing support to current and prospective customers.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
  • Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community
  • Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
  • Collaborate with other departments (customer relations, sales etc.) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
  • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
  • Fluency in English
  • BS in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media or Public Relations

CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER

We are looking for an experienced Creative Director to provide our creative team with guidance and ideas to launch new impressive projects. You will devise the concepts and strategies for a particular venture and will monitor its progress. You will be able to implement your creative vision and become the point of reference for any creative plan that wants to make its way to the customers.

The goal is to achieve the best possible outcome of our projects both visually and essentially to meet customer expectations and drive our sustainable growth.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion
  • Collaborate with account executives to obtain knowledge of the clients’ requirements
  • Direct and motivate teams of art directors, illustrators, copywriters etc. to help them use their talents effectively
  • Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas
  • Write and design unique and well-crafted copy that meet clients’ needs as well as our own
  • Revise content and presentations, approve/reject ideas, provide feedback to the team
  • Train and guide subordinates into accomplished professionals
  • Monitor results of team efforts and propose actions for the future

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a creative director or in a similar creative role
  • Hand-on experience in creative process, marketing, graphic design and brand development
  • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.
  • Outstanding leadership and organization skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities
  • BSc/BA in advertising, fine art, design or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered an asset

COPYWRITER

We are looking for a creative Copywriter to write clear and concise copy for ads, publications and websites. Your words will inform and engage target audiences.

Our ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled and imaginative writer with an eye for detail. If you can grasp project requirements quickly and offer valuable insight, we’d like to meet you.

Submit up to three writing samples, so we can get an idea of your best work. Feel free to include links to your content or portfolio in your application.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice
  • Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements
  • Collaborate with designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages)
  • Conduct high-quality research and interviews
  • Edit and proofread copy as needed
  • Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach
  • Source images and other content

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a copywriter or related role
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with SEO
  • Strong research skills
  • Creativity
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • BSc/BA in marketing, English, journalism or related field

EVENTS PRODUCER

We are looking for a competent Event manager to oversee and organize events that will make an impact to a target audience. You’ll ensure events are successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget and time constraints.

An event manager is, above all, a project manager who understands marketing and promotion techniques. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance.

Responsibilities

  • Plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Be in charge of hiring personnel (DJs, waiters etc.)
  • Coordinate all operations
  • Lead promotional activities for the event
  • Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc.)
  • Approve all aspects before the day of the event
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports

Requirements

  • Proven experience as event manager
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A knack for problem-solving
  • Customer-service orientation
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred

OFFICE MANAGER

We are looking for an Office manager to organize and coordinate administration duties and office procedures. Your role is to create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety.

Office manager responsibilities include scheduling meetings and appointments, making office supplies arrangements, greeting visitors and providing general administrative support to our employees. Previous experience as a Front office manager or Office administrator would be an advantage. A successful Office manager should also have experience with a variety of office software (email tools, spreadsheets and databases) and be able to accurately handle administrative duties.

Ultimately, the Office manager should be able to ensure the smooth running of the office and help to improve company procedures and day-to-day operation.

Responsibilities

Serve as the point person for office manager duties including:

  • Maintenance
  • Mailing
  • Supplies
  • Equipment
  • Bills
  • Errands
  • Shopping
  • Schedule meetings and appointments
  • Organize the office layout and order stationery and equipment
  • Maintain the office condition and arrange necessary repairs
  • Partner with HR to update and maintain office policies as necessary
  • Organize office operations and procedures
  • Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment
  • Ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on time
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors, service providers and office lease
  • Manage office G&A budget, ensure accurate and timely reporting
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Assist in the onboarding process for new hires
  • Address employees queries regarding office management issues (e.g. stationery, Hardware and travel arrangements)
  • Liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning, catering and security services
  • Plan in-house or off-site activities, like parties, celebrations and conferences

Requirements

  • Proven experience as an Office manager, Front office manager or Administrative assistant
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)
  • Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Familiarity with email scheduling tools, like Email Scheduler and Boomerang
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative assistant or Secretary will be a plus

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