Remote Jobs Hiring Anywhere ! Feb 9, 2024

Media/Thumbnail Designer

This is a remote job hiring ANYWHERE. Chess.com seeks a Media/Thumbnail Designer who loves

design, YouTube, and content. You are an excellent designer, able to delight audiences with fun, clickable thumbnails. You have a strong sense of storytelling and are able to take a video, title, and brief, and create a compelling thumbnail that captures the content and why viewers both inside and outside of the chess community will love to watch the piece. You are able to implement a unique style and develop a brand identity for Chess.com’s thumbnails that is consistent with the company voice and brand. You love the analytics and are able to assess performance on the fly and modify designs when content isn’t performing well. You are a strong team member and enjoy collaborating remotely.

What You’ll Do

  • Design thumbnails for Chess.com, starting with original content on YouTube, and possibly extending to other publications.
  • Optimize thumbnails for Chess.com’s best-performing archival content.
  • Develop a distinct brand for Chess.com’s thumbnails.
  • Assess media performance and refine designs and strategies to optimize for evolving algorithms and public tastes.
  • Collaborate with Chess.com’s creative team on said media.
  • Stay engaged with the latest trends in thumbnails and identify new opportunities.
  • Creatively incorporate Chess.com product and brand designs into thumbnails.

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of design experience
  • Experience designing successful thumbnails for YouTube
  • Excellence in Photoshop
  • You “get” chess
  • Excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Lifelong learner
  • Experience with tools like AE, Blender, or AI images (optional)

Turkish Translator

Chess.com is hiring a Turkish Translator for individuals located ANYWHERE.

What you’ll do

  • Translate news and articles from English to Turkish for Chess.com
  • [Bonus] Create original written chess content

Preferred Skills

  • Fluency in English and Turkish
  • Strong translation skills
  • Sound chess knowledge
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills working in a fully distributed team
  • Sense of ownership and responsibility
  • Chess player
  • Lifelong learner