Job Details

Multimedia Intern 

Whole Whale, a digital agency that works with nonprofits, is looking for a Multimedia Intern for Fall 2018/Winter 2019 (dates flexible). Interns in this role will help us with our efforts to educate nonprofits about important tech topics via video, audio (podcast), and graphic design. Interns are expected to work 3 days a week and will be paid a monthly stipend.

 

Responsibilities:

  •  Record new episodes for our Whole Whale TV series using professional setup that includes backdrop, lighting, microphone and DSLR camera
  • Work with our video lead to edit videos in Final Cut or Adobe Premiere Pro
  •  Design graphics for Whole Whale content and social media using Photoshop
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    Qualifications:

  •  Experience with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro, Audacity
  •  Experience with visual software like Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
  •  Familiarity with media analytics a plus
  •  Comfortable behind a camera and using professional video equipments
  • Understanding of cutting edge video technologies
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    To apply

    Send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio/links to recent work to meredith+multimedia@wholewhale.com with the subject line “I want to make media for good.” In your cover letter, please answer this question: What is a social issue you care deeply about?

    Full Stack Developer Whaler (part-time)

    Whole Whale, a digital agency that leverages tech to increase impact for nonprofits, is looking for a New York City based part-time developer passionate about building tech for good. You will be working closely with our tech lead and PM to build our product Lighthouse. Whole Whale is based in the new WeWork building in beautiful DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY.  

    Responsibilities

  • Develop user-facing elements for Lighthouse using ReactJS
  • Design and build backend features using NodeJS and AWS
  • Choose relevant tools, technologies, and open source libraries to iterate quickly and efficiently
  • Foster a team culture focused on development best practices and Agile methodologies
  • Integrate 3rd party APIs, such as CRMs, email marketing, and donation platforms
  • Integrate billing and payment system
  • Set up testing and deployment automation to improve QA process
  • Ability/interest in implementing GA and GTM scripts and code a big plus
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    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • 2+ years in relevant coding languages/platforms
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML/CSS, ReactJS, NodeJS, AWS, MySQL, NoSQL
  • Superb attention to detail and ability to think through edge cases
  • Proficiency with versioning systems like Git or SVN
  • Ability to communicate with non-technical humans
  • Bonus: experience in at least one of these areas

  • Serverless Architecture
  • Single Page Web Apps
  • Google Analytics integration
  • CRMs such as Salesforce and Blackbaud
  • Product/UX Design
  • Familiarity with graphic design tools – Adobe Suite, Sketch, InVision
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    To apply

    Send a cover letter and resume to Ann, WW’s tech + design lead, at ann+lighthouse@wholewhale.com with the subject line “I <3 coding for good”. In your cover letter, please focus on these three questions:

  • What nonprofit or social impact organization do you care deeply about?
  • What is your favorite thing about coding?
  • What is your existing experience as an engineer? Be specific – what projects have you worked on and what kind of results did you see? Feel free to share screenshots or other resources to help us understand your past successes.
  • Whole Whale is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Job Overview
    - Company: Whole Whale
    - Location: Brooklyn, NY
    - Date: 27 October, 2018
    - Job Type: Part-time
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