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The UX/UI Designer has a strong understanding of interaction design. The successful candidate will work in an agile environment with the Product Lead to create user testing scenarios, content outlines, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, graphic mockups, and rapid prototypes. These resources are used by our design and development teams to provide a clear roadmap of features, structure and flow to existing and upcoming products, and generally support the upfront design of digital products. This position reports to the VP of Product.
Cricket Media has an immediate opening in its downtown Chicago office for a full-time GRAPHIC DESIGNER that wants to create fun, engaging content for children. This is an excellent opportunity for an imaginative person who understands the difference between telling and showing when communicating with kids. You’ll train within a creative team, working with editors and art directors on the creation of children’s magazines and other products. Tasks will include production, layout and some design opportunities, image editing, photo research and tracking, and archiving electronic files.
Director – Business Development
The Business Development Director will play a lead role in setting strategy and partnership direction for Cricket Media. The Business Development Director will be central to executing on new revenue and business opportunities, including in the areas of content and platform licensing, digital product development and distribution, and growth of products and services in China and in other international markets. The Business Development Director will have significant exposure to executive management and will work across a broad set of internal and external partners.
Digital Project Manager (English/Mandarin fluent)
Cricket Media is seeking a Digital Project Manager (PM), fluent in speaking and writing in English and Mandarin, to manage and drive the software development process, including an offshore development team based in China. The PM will work with design, development, operations, business owners, editorial teams, product owners, QA and external resources. The ideal PM is passionate about collecting and defining requirements, creating and managing schedules, developing detailed plans, assigning tasks, managing expectations, and having the ultimate responsibility to ensure projects are delivered “on time and in scope.” The PM proactively assesses risks and works aggressively to remove roadblocks in the development process, pulling in appropriate internal and external resources as needed, while ensuring all stakeholders are continually updated as to a project’s status. The PM also closely monitors resource utilization across the organization, looking for opportunities to continuously improve the throughput (velocity) of project delivery.
Cricket Media is seeking a full-time Software Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be the development of server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by third parties or your co-workers into the application. Therefore, an understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.