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# 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Must Haves

  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, Javascript, and UI/UX prototyping tools (Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, etc.)
  • 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.

Email us at hr@tusitalabooks.com

About

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 native to East Asian folklore. A consummate storyteller, the kitsune casts spells of illusion and seduction, designing rich worlds that the victim sees, feels and perceives as real. Inspired by the kitsune’s intelligence, mischievousness, and ability to take on other forms, 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.

When creating for digital, technology should augment – not distract from – content.

Ebooks

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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!

eBook Packages

 

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BASIC

S$99

PLUS

S$299

PREMIUM

S$699

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
* Royalties go to ebook stores, and the balance revenue is shared between you and us 30%, 70%. ^ PDF file to be in the printed book’s size and/or no larger than A4 size.

Technology has changed the conversation between the story and the audience

Work

We’re happiest when we’re working on projects that allow us to be creative and experimental. And, we think, our best work is yet to be done.

Curious about what we’ve worked on?

All the fun happens at the nexus of technology, design and stories.

Blog

The Force is Strong with You! An Interview with JB Casacop, Premier SEAsian Artist

The Force is Strong with You! An Interview with JB Casacop, Premier SEAsian Artist

About me I’m a professional freelance fantasy and sci-fi artist who’s been working in the games industry for more than a decade. I started out as concept artist for video games before becoming a full-time illustrator. Having collaborated with Fantasy Flight Games since 2012, I’ve produced hundreds of artworks for hobby games including Warhammer, Arkham…

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Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

    The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, or the AFCC, is an annual event held by the Singapore Book Council at the National Library of Singapore. Comprising professional conferences, workshops, talks, and a book fair, the AFCC aims to celebrate and promote the creation of children’s content, with a focus on Asian themes. Parents…

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Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Sudan’s incredibly rich cultural and music offerings are unfortunately often hidden from the world underneath all the ongoing political turmoil and violence. Known throughout the region for their poetry and their surprisingly-catchy music and oral storytelling traditions, one group aims to change how we view Sudan. They recognize the “”immense gap in independent, gender and…

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The future of storytelling is here. Ride the wave with us.

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Our Story
Tusitala was born in 2010, with a focus on telling transmedia stories. We’re based in Singapore, perfectly poised to represent the breadth and depth of Asian content available in the region. With the world increasingly looking towards Asian stories, we’re both excited and proud to be where we are!

The name Tusitala harks to an island in Samoa, where author Robert Louis Stevenson spent the last years of his life. The locals of the island fondly nicknamed him Tusitala, which means storyteller. In our work, we embody the essence of a storyteller: using different mediums and techniques to deliver a powerful message to our audiences. Only, we take it a step further by introducing the exciting potential of technology.

Our logo is a kitsune – nine-tailed fox, native to Asian folklore and legend. In Chinese, Japanese and Korean folktales, the kitsune is an enchanted animal – magnetic, intelligent, powerful, and able to take human form. From the complexity of the symbolism, we derive simple principles that we stand for – potency, wisdom and creative rebellion.

(This creativity, we must disclose, often vanishes when determining where we should go for lunch each day)

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