AZI Media's mission is to lead Asian American conversations & empower a complex intersectional community. We are committed to keeping Asian Americans informed on how current events affect them through storytelling. This team produces well-researched podcasts and articles on the US issues that affect the Asian American community. We cover politics, race, gender, entertainment, and more. AZI Media was founded on the need for deep, explanatory journalism in the Asian American space.
We are looking for a team member who has an entrepreneurial spirit and is passionate about building inclusive work cultures from the ground up. They’ll be working remotely with the Creative Director, defining the branding and aesthetics of an innovative news media company that centers Asian Americans. This is an opportunity to join a founding team at the very early startup stages.
AZI Media is a bootstrapped news media startup that has not undergone seed round funding yet. We are in the prototyping stages of our first product - an Asian American weekly news podcast called At the Moment. This position will be voluntary and completely remote for 10 hours/week, up until the first round of funding is complete. Compensation will be equity-based for the time being.
Work and communicate directly with the Creative Director to ensure quality visual content that aligns with AZI Media’s mission and values
Create, edit, and convert social media posts, education materials, social ads, and other digital content (Static, animated GIFs, video) for all social platforms
Website management, including but not limited to resizing mobile web assets, creating banners, updating information, maintaining consistency throughout the website
Performs all assigned tasks accurately, efficiently, and in accordance with applicable policies and procedures
Maintains confidentiality and privacy of employee sensitive and company sensitive data
Can work remotely with access to wifi
10 hours/week commitment
Ability to work nights and weekends
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Who you are:
Majored in graphic design, Asian American studies, or any arts.
Proficient in Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects), Procreate, social media marketing, drawing and content creation.
Passionate about news, social justice, Asian American issues/history, and politics
Ability to work independently and hand multiple projects simultaneously
Scrappy, can-do attitude
Comfortable with non-traditional business frameworks
This description may not encompass all required tasks, responsibilities, or duties.
[For those who do not have a portfolio] Assignment:
At AZI Media, it is important for us to cultivate a community that is aware of Asian American issues and how we can help. We want to make it easier to find Asian American resources. Social Media is one way that we can implement this action.
For this assignment, please pitch 1 Asian American organization and create 1 instagram post highlighting this org. Please visit our website and social platforms to see how your design would fit our brand. Here are some ideas on how you can create and share your post idea with us:
Attach as a pdf, jpg, or png.
Please also include a 1-3 sentence explanation on why you chose the design that you did. This post should not take up too much of your time, so it is okay if it is not perfect! We are looking for originality, your passion for Asian American issues, and how well you can transform your design style to fit the AZI brand.
AZI Media is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may reach out on our website www.azi.media
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