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VR / AR Product Owner
Los Angeles - Culver City / Playa Vista Area
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced VR / AR Product Owner to join the growing Talespin team.  We are creating a wide range of products in VR and AR, so if you are eager to explore the category from gaming to training and big data visualizations in VR, to machine learning and AR, this is the right fit for you.

As a product owner, YOU are CEO of your product and need to enjoy thinking through what it takes to build a world-class product, communicate that to engineering, and see it through a successful launch. In this position, you will work closely with engineering, business development and executive management to create and communicate product requirements, contribute to the product roadmap, manage the delivery and launch of innovative products to market, and ensure Talespin stays on the cutting edge of these new and fast-growing mediums.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible to effectively create, communicate, and discuss technical requirements with engineers and partners, but also clearly translate complex specifications to business owners and product pitches.
  • Keep the company up to date on development platform releases, opportunities to partner with other innovative teams, and competitive developments
  • Write use cases, functional specifications, and product collateral
  • Work with UX/UI designers to develop workflow diagrams, storyboards, and wireframes
  • Closely follow technology trends and their impact on the product roadmap

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a pure product management or related project management role
  • Experience and familiarity with video game development and game engine platforms space (Unity, Unreal, etc..) and/or CGI development tools
  • Experience working within an agile development environment
  • Knowledge / Understanding of Machine Learning and Computer Vision trends
  • Self-starter with high levels of initiative, commitment and energy who can galvanize the team to follow.
  • VR hardware or software development experience
  • Web and mobile app development experience
  • Experience in start-up or high-growth enterprises
  • Ultimately, be great at identifying at understanding what and how to build things people need to change their life or their business, even if they don’t know it yet.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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Social Media Intern
Los Angeles
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Job Description

We are looking for a uniquely creative individual that’s ready to jump in and help us create best in class social media content. As a social media Intern, you’ll be responsible of creating social media content with a focus on Talespin’s Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Medium, and Instagram. This position requires a high degree of initiative, very strong organizational skills, a creative mindset, effective communication, ability to prioritize efficiently and manage complex processes, enthusiastic can-do attitude, and a desire to learn new skills as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Content creation for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, and Instagram
  • Creating and managing social media campaigns to promote Talespin
  • Responsible to engage and grow followers, and networking base
  • Assist in reporting and analysis of key metrics for all social platforms
  • Stay up to date on the latest news on VR/AR

Requirements:

  • Passion for and experience with social media a must
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced at using social community management tools such as Hootsuite and Mailchimp
  • Strategic thinker, detail-oriented, and motivated
  • Time management skills; eager to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work 3 days a week in Summer 2016
  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s Degree
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Graphic Designer
Los Angeles - Culver City / Playa Vista Area
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Job Description

Have a never ending desire for creating across a broad range of design opportunities?  Then Talespin is right for you.  This position will explore design projects for in-house creative and business development opportunities as well as work on client projects/brands.  

Responsibilities:
  • Meeting with clients and project managers to determine the scope of a project
  • Advising clients on strategies to reach a particular audience
  • Determining the message the design should portray
  • Creating images that identify a product or convey a message
  • Developing graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites
  • Presenting the design to clients or the art director
  • Incorporating changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • Reviewing designs for errors before printing or publishing them
  • Develop various print marketing collateral for internal clients including media kits, sell sheets, trade show materials, logos, print advertising, and photo manipulation and other design and production initiatives that support marketing efforts
  • Create various online materials including web ads, web content updates, email blasts, and other design and production initiatives that support internal client marketing efforts
  • Design and develop (HTML) email campaigns based on marketing requirements
  • Design and develop (HTML) web content and landing pages based on creative and design requirement documents
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of web and print design and production experience
  • Experience using HTML programming
  • Graphic design and layout skills
  • Experience with MailChimp, Hootsuite, and other campaign management tools
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Software a plus
  • Knowledge in creating and producing advertising for print, web, and email
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Digital Strategist
Los Angeles
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Job Description

We are seeking intelligent, experienced media professional with a remarkable talent for communications, website, and social media project management, engaging writing, and thorough research. Preference given to individuals with proven skills in publicity and outreach (print, broadcast, and digital), as well as directing digital platform strategies. Strong research skills and writing skills (energetic, intelligent writing that appeals to a wide audience) are a must. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Planning, analyzing, recommending and implementing multi-channel marketing strategies to meet marketing goals.
  • Creating marketing and communication plans which can bridge web, email, mobile, gaming, social and traditional advertising together.
  • Developing solutions to meet client's brand objectives based on consumer insight and date.
  • Help cross-functional teams develop and evolve ideas to bring together client objectives.
  • Develop solutions to meet client's brand objectives based on consumer insight and data. 
  • Spotting trends and technologies that play roles in consumer’s lives, as well as familiarity with SEM/SEO strategies are beneficial skills to have in this position. 
Requirements:
  • BA in marketing, advertising, business or a related field.
  • Minimum three years of previous experience in the field is preferred
  • Strong understanding of digital strategy, design, production and project management as well as tactics to leverage social media
  • Creating content:  A blog, or videos, or simply articles and charts on your website. By providing answers to your prospect's questions, the search engines will do a lot of the work for you if we’re creating the right content and optimizing it to be found
  • Media/blogger outreach: Get story ideas out to media and bloggers so prospects can find you
  • Email marketing: Gather email addresses from website visitors, existing customers, etc. and nurture relationships through email marketing
  • Paid advertising: Implement Google AdWords campaigns (the sponsored listings you see at the top of Google search results.), social media ads, and sponsored social media posts
  • Social networking: So the Facebook response above isn’t completely off-base. We help determine your strategy on social networks, but it’s one piece of the overall plan. You’ll want to build relationships and handle reputation and customer service issues on the social networks. We’ll help you with that
  • Measure, refine and repeat.
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