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Interactive Designer



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

GumGum is a contextual-first, global digital advertising platform that uses advanced AI technology to serve captivating creative ads that drive consumer attention, without the use of personal data. At GumGum, we don’t need to know who you are to deliver relevant and engaging ads that align with your active frame of mind. We believe that a digital advertising industry based on context rather than personal data builds a more equitable and less invasive future for the internet and is better for consumers, publishers and advertisers alike. Our blueprint for the future, The Mindset Matrix™, combines the power of context and creative in digital advertising to deliver superior attention and drive consumer action without sacrificing personal data.

To be a part of this next phase of digital advertising that prioritizes data privacy, please visit www.gumgum.com/careers

The Interactive Designer is responsible for ideating and designing digital advertisements for both pre-sale proposals and sold campaigns in a fast-paced environment. They will pride themselves on creating meaningful, high-quality designs and creating engaging and attention-grabbing ad units across various digital placements.

The Interactive Designer has a solid design foundation and a good understanding of HTML and CS. JS and Greensock skills will be highly regarded.

Fluency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite for this role. This position requires the need to communicate effectively with Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and US-based clients and colleagues.

This role will require some availability outside of standard office hours to align with international time zones.

Note: This position offers the opportunity for remote work or 'work from home' as there isn't a nearby office. However, GumGum is excited to only consider applicants residing in the local area listed in the job description for business needs including some or all of the following: client interaction, team interaction, timezone, etc.


What You'll Achieve

  • Primary responsibilities
    • Design and create a range of digital advertisements, predominantly across mobile and desktop placements.
    • Create appealing pre-sale proposal mockup advertisements, utilizing best design practices to help drive business.
    • Design innovative and effective creative solutions with minimal direction, assets and/or when faced with time constraints.
    • Exhibit agility and collaboration skills, working alongside key stakeholders to find effective solutions when challenges arise.
    • Ideate functionalities, UX and components that feed into capturing user attention.
    • Strong communication and time management skills.
    • Design and create for different regions such as Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and North America
  • Secondary responsibilities
    • Have an eagerness to develop HTML, CSS, JS and Greensock skills in order to effectively support more technical aspects of the role.

Skills You'll Bring

  • BFA, Bootcamp, Trade School degree, or other similar background in graphic design, web design, interactive design or related discipline with some focus on web development technologies.
  • 2+ years of design experience with a design studio, agency, or digital media company
  • Strong written and spoken English is required; Must be able to communicate effectively in English for all aspects of the role
  • 2+ years graphic design or similar
    • A clean commercial design aesthetic with good typography
    • Advanced selection skillset in Photoshop
  • Understands of the core principles of animation
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite. Have a good working knowledge of:
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe inDesign
    • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Useful applications and skills to know but not essential
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe XD
    • Code editing software such as Sublime Text or Visual Studio Code
    • HTML, CSS, JS and Greensock
    • Illustration and photo-retouching skillset
  • The ability to be creative within a design brief and operate effectively under tight deadlines
  • Imaginative and quick thinker
  • Works well under pressure
  • Thrives when presented with complex problems to be solved
  • Clear communicator
  • Strong time management skills
  • Enthusiastic about design and animation
  • Organized self-starter with proactive attitude
  • Good attention to detail
  • A team-player with positive attitude
  • Eagerness to learn all things creative, digital and advertising
  • Adept at managing recurring tasks

What We Offer

  • Learn about our benefits & perks package at gumgum.com/benefits. If you'd like additional information, your recruiter can share more specifics during the hiring process!


  • Shortlisted for Marketing Technology Company of the Year for the 2023 Mumbrella Awards
  • 2024 Winner of 7 BuiltIn Awards on a national, regional, and remote scale - including Remote Best Places to Work at #25 and Best Midsize Places to Work in Los Angeles, CA at #9
  • Ad Exchanger Programmatic Power Player 2022 and 2021
  • CTO Hero Award of OTT.X 2023
  • Digiday Media Awards Europe finalist 2022 and 2021
  • Finalist for the 2023 AdExchanger Awards Best Video Technology For Media Suppliers
  • Gold Award at the IAB Mixx Awards in Belgium in the “Best Use of Advertising Technology” category
  • The Drum Award Digital Advertising: Game-changing Technology for Domino's case study

GumGum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At GumGum, we believe in cultivating an environment where our team members can bring their authentic, whole selves to work. Encouraging identity and belonging is one of the many aspects of our culture that makes us stronger as an organization and drives innovation. We are committed to building and delivering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that is representative of the world around us, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity - and to act swiftly if this value is ever threatened. We are constantly striving to be better, and we continue to take strategic steps to advance representation. - Phil Schraeder, CEO

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