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Junior Visual Designer

Marketing | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Join the Mobile Future with Tapjoy

Tapjoy is a creative workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets, and global perspectives. With offices all over the globe, Tapjoy provides mobile engagement and monetization services for leading advertisers and app developers. Advertisers rely on Tapjoy's diverse suite of rewarded Interplay™ ads including video and rich media to impact performance. Developers utilize our technology and mobile expertise to acquire and monetize users. The Tapjoy SDK is currently embedded in over 20,000 mobile apps, reaching 620 million monthly active users. Additionally, Tapjoy works with Fortune 500 brands and the Top 200 grossing app developers.

Here at Tapjoy, we promote a Joyful, Engaged, Trustworthy, and Innovative workplace with our company core values, and regularly celebrate and recognize the people who embody our values. Tapjoy believes its people are its greatest investments and we take extra care to support your time inside and outside of work with a multitude of benefits. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we are committed to continued education and involvement in our community to protect and expand our one-of-a-kind workplace.

Position Title: Jr. Visual Designer

Position Description/Responsibilities: 

Tapjoy is seeking a Jr. Visual Designer to join our Marketing & Design team based in San Francisco. This team member will have the opportunity to explore a diverse array of projects; including design for mobile ad creatives, product templates, marketing collateral, and sales enablement materials. The work will allow the business to continually thrive, as well as provide high quality value to our partners and clients. 

The ideal candidate has a finely honed sense of composition and an eye for layouts. They know how to create a strong visual hierarchy and communicate information effectively through design. The ideal candidate should have a broad portfolio, demonstrating strong ad design, production design, branding, mobile design, motion graphics, and web design. Knowledge in HTML/CSS is a bonus. A successful candidate will be able to work effectively in both a collaborative and independent environment to complete projects & milestones.

  • Design and build mobile ads for RFPs and campaigns, such as rich media, playables & interactive ad experiences.

  • Cultivate key relationships with sales, product and executive stakeholders to deliver world-class design & products to support company-wide initiatives and goals.

  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams on UI projects.

  • Design marketing collateral including whitepapers, one-sheets, and house ads.

  • Give and solicit feedback from the design team in order to continually raise our bar for quality.

  • Provide digital design support in the form of email newsletters, blog images, social posts etc. showcasing the Tapjoy brand.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; preferably in a design-related disciplines, such as: Visual Design, Web Design, or equivalent work experience.

  • Extensive experience using Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) Sketch, Powerpoint and other associated design software. 

  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects is a bonus.

  • Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail

  • Ability to execute creative work from concepts and wireframes to final visual designs

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • A willingness to give and receive critique, build skills and develop as a designer

  • Must be organized, able to act independently, possess strong time management skills, and able to adapt to evolving business needs.

  • Experience in storytelling across multiple audiences. 

Requirements for Interview Process:

  • Portfolio of completed projects, presented in any digital format you’re comfortable with

  • Should include some of the following:

    • Advertisements (digital or print)

    • Vector Graphics; such as logos, icons, illustrations, etc.

    • Print work; such as one-sheets, white papers etc.

    • PowerPoint presentation design

    • Mobile ads; Mobile apps; UI/UX design

Tapjoy is a one-of-a-kind workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets and global perspectives. In order to maintain what makes us so special here, we support work-life balance both inside and outside the office in many ways.

If you want to learn about building an amazing team with industry-leading technology, you want to surround yourself with brilliant, passionate entrepreneurial teammates at Tapjoy.

Tapjoy is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion lead to stronger, more innovative teams and better business results; we want to draw from the broadest talent pool possible and encourage qualified applicants. Tapjoy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, gender (including identity and expression), disability (mental or physical), religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification protected by applicable law; we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, and pursuant to applicable fair chance ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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