Careers

NewMediaRockstars is currently looking for new people to join, and grow with, our team. You must be a rockstar and an active user on major social media platforms — Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, ect.  The following positions are currently available:

Writers

  • Passion for writing/journalism
  • Strong knowledge of new media/entertainment, technology and world news
  • Interest in covering the YouTube community, new media personalities and celebrities active in social media
  • Must be able to pitch story ideas related to the topics listed above
  • Impeccable grammar and strong writing skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Must have at least THREE PUBLISHED writing samples (Not just in a blog)
  • Must be able to produce solid content FAST
  • Must understand how to properly cite sources according to basic rules in journalism
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to learn and grow with a startup company
  • Degree in journalism preferred
  • Must provide links to writing samples or send in an attachment 

Graphic Designers

  • Must be passionate about the arts, design and typography.
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and InDesign.
  • Create artwork for blog posts, web features, custom web and print projects.
  • Manage upload and publication of art and content to CMS.
  • Prepare artwork & images to optimize for the web.
  • Work with NewMediaRockstars’ creative director to produce look & feel of published content.
  • Interest/familiar with new media creative communities such as Behance, Design You Trust, Smashing Magazine, etc.
  • Be familiar with web licensing and image-use conventions.
  • Comfortable with both HTML & CSS.

Videographers

  • Must love cinematography, movies and old school films.
  • Must have experience editing with Final Cut Pro and After Effects.
  • Must know how to run with a camera without a steady-cam.
  • Prepare and optimize for the web and other media.
  • Work with NewMediaRockstars’ creative director to produce look & feel of published content.
  • Must be familiar with online publishing software, analytics and traffic-monitoring tools, RSS readers and basic HTML

In-House Webmaster

  • Exceptional skills in WordPress, HTML, Javascript, and CSS
  • Must LOVE being on the Internet.
  • Familiar with online communities such as Mashable, Gizmodo, engadget, etc.
  • Knowledge of online publishing software, analytics and traffic-monitoring tools, RSS readers and basic HTML

 

If interested, please e-mail careers[at]newmediarockstars.com with “I am a Rockstar!” in the subject line. Also, please include the following:

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  • A short paragraph of why you are an ideal candidate
  • Any social media links you are comfortable sharing

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NewMediaRockstars is an online publication whose mission is to empower, inspire, and promote the independent new media community.

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