We are Hiring!
# Web UI/UX Designer
The designer at Tusitala will work with a small team, and be involved in almost all projects. We assess candidates based on their attitudes, stretch potential, and openness to learning. We welcome individuals who have a wide range of interests, prefer a democratic workplace culture, and enjoy puns and random comments.
- Gather, understand, evaluate and integrate business requirements and users’ needs, in collaboration with project managers and programmers
- Illustrate design ideas with storyboards, process flows, sitemaps and responsive wireframe prototypes
- Develop user experience mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how web-based platforms function and look like
- Create digital artwork including logos, gifs, digital banners, social media assets, etc.
- Keep abreast of emerging digital and design trends and share them with the team
- Produce eBook covers, and supplementary marketing collateral (websites, bookmarks, name cards, etc.) for eBooks, when required
- Manage interns and freelancers, when required
- Experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and strong technical aptitude to learn new software and hardware
- Work independently and collaboratively, and communicate well with team
- Excellent visual communication, and good verbal and written communication
- Self-motivated, fairly structured, and a creative and active problem-solver
- Strong ownership of projects and values prompt delivery
- Display attention to detail, as well as a genuine desire to produce excellent work
- Minimum 1-year working experience in a full-time capacity in a similar role, ideally some experience working with small teams
Nice to Haves
- Interest in experimenting with 2D animation, believes in the awesomeness of gifs
- Able to manage production, make material recommendations and offer solutions
- Knowledge of industry best practices, media platforms, networks and resources, etc.
- Interested in stories, narrative, books, audiobooks, immersive technology, etc.
- Illustration and/or photography skills
Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work at Tusitala. Please attach your CV and portfolio, and an appropriate gif that best represents you. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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We are Hiring!
The assistant will support the publisher with a range of administrative tasks. We are looking for someone meticulous, reliable, and organised. We welcome individuals who are interested in a career in arts management and/or publishing, prefer a democratic workplace culture, and are excited about the intersection of the literary arts and technology.
- Support the publisher in day-to-day work, including administration, documentation, filing, logistics, etc.
- Work with the team to write grant applications and project proposals, including pitching, querying, following up, etc.
- Research, prioritize, and follow-up on proposed concepts and topics relevant to the team
- Simple project management and administration: manage and update the GANTT chart, plan project timelines, update the company’s ideas and web effects library, etc.
- Writing, editing and proofreading, website and project copy, programme booklet copy, feedback forms, project reports, newsletter, etc.
- Plan and execute event logistics, special projects and other tasks
- Scheduling and arranging interviews, usability testing, briefings with partners, etc.
- Arrange team meetings: coordinate schedules, book rooms, prepare agendas, facilitate pre-read documents, take notes, and monitor follow-up items
- Liaise with artists, writers, researchers, photographers, illustrators, etc.
- Plan events such as networking sessions, Potato group meetings, team outings, coordinate birthday celebrations, etc.
- Draft and manage contracts and agreements, obtain rights and permissions
- Other ad hoc tasks
Tusitala is a digital publisher that champions access and innovation. We publish eBooks, produce and transmedia stories, and introduce storytellers to different technologies. We use our expertise in technology, UI, UX and design to transcend the traditional boundaries of print and digital.
Tusitala started in 2010 and is based in Singapore. It means “teller of tales” in Samoan. It was the nickname given to author Robert Louis Stevenson by the locals of Samoa, where he spent the last years of his life telling stories. Our work embodies the essence of a storyteller: using different mediums and techniques to deliver a powerful message to audiences.
Our logo is a kitsune, an enchanted nine-tailed fox that casts spells of illusion and designs rich worlds that the others see, feel and perceive as real. Inspired by its intelligence, mischievousness, and shape-shifting abilities, Tusitala’s values are knowledge, creative rebellion, and versatility.
With a transmedia mindset, you don’t have to choose between print and digital.
What We Do
Today’s content creator is a listener. You find your audience, listen to them, figure out how and where they might interact with your story, and deliver it to them in their preferred ways. Let us handle the delivery while you do what you’re best at.
For authors, eBooks mean a simpler workflow, lower upfront costs, and faster entry to market.
eBooks now account for about a quarter of global book sales. Publishers also save costs (printing, inventory, distribution, etc.) and recover lost revenue resulting from titles being out-of-print or out-of-stock.
Readers get eBooks faster and cheaper, have easier access to indie or out-of-print titles, and no longer have to worry about overflowing shelves and carrying bulky books.
Get a taste of how technology can enhance storytelling through these hands-on, experimental workshops.
We’ll introduce you to various recipes, which come with their own fancy tools and exotic ingredients, and equip you with the skills to cook up various stories.
The Storytellers’ Kitchen is founded on the spirit of experimentation and collaborative design; dive in and get your hands dirty!
Nine Tales is a work-in-progress eBook store that showcases innovative transmedia titles.
These include enhanced eBooks, augmented reality books, poetry collections complemented with audio, interactive fiction told with VR360 technology, etc.
We aim to produce at least nine different formats for storytellers to choose from, so get in touch if you have a work to propose.
When creating for digital, technology should augment – not distract from – content.
Local stories, global reach. Ebooks are a great way to get your stories published and distributed across the world.
Check out our ebook publishing packages to kickstart your digital publishing journey!
- Up to 200-Page PDF
- Distribution of ebook to major stores
- With revenue share
- Everything in Basic package
- eBook cover design
- Web design from basic templates
- With revenue share
- Up to 300-Page PDF
- 2 eBook cover designs to choose from
- Web design from premium templates
- With revenue share
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|Revenue Model||*Revenue sharing||*Revenue sharing||*Revenue sharing|
|File Required||^Up to 200-page PDF||^Up to 200-page PDF||^Up to 300-page PDF|
|Distribution||Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Apple Books, Google Play Books, & E-Sentral||Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Apple Books, Google Play Books, & E-Sentral||Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Apple Books, Google Play Books, & E-Sentral|
|eBook Cover||1 Cover design proposed||Up to 2 Cover designs proposed|
|Website||1 Website design proposed featuring author & book||1 Website design proposed featuring author, book and blog|
|Showcase||Listed on Tusitala's website||Listed on Tusitala's website||Listed on Tusitala's website|
|Marketing via Tusitala Blog|
|Marketing via Twitter|
|Marketing via Facebook/Instagram|
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Address: 284 River Valley Road
#01-01 Singapore 238325