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Company Description

YY Ventures is an incubation and investment Social Business founded in partnership with 'Yunus Centre', the global think tank for Social Business created by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus to advance the growth of social businesses.

We believe that a more equitable and just world is possible if we foster ‘Social Business’ while leveraging young people’s talents and ideas.

Our incubation programs and investments are an encouragement and support that we can offer to the people willing to be the agents of change, a change we collectively envision. Our subsidiaries and portfolio companies use entrepreneurial capacity and innovative means to achieve social and environmental objectives with a sustained impact. These companies are actively working with global agendas such as SDGs; with their sustainable model and impactful objectives, they spill over into new and promising partnerships, initiatives, ideas, and innovation.

YY Ventures and its subsidiaries leverage the 40+ years of ‘Grameen’ experience while undertaking major activities like - incubation program design & management, investment, community & coworking space, creative design and web services, hybrid/physical events and venture building.

1

Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Job Description

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and you will be responsible for the development and execution of marketing communications and digital content that support the objectives of YY Ventures Limited. This includes web content, search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO).

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Develop and execute plans to increase exposure in digital platforms
    • Develop and update activities and events on different online portals
    • Provide forecasting recommendations to assist in activities planning
    • Propose and help implement marketing programs and promotional campaigns on digital platforms
    • Provide monthly and quarterly reports to management team and key managers
    • Monitor, identify, and develop strategies to effectively deliver our message to end users
    • Provide monthly analytic reports with recommendations specific to driving and optimizing traffic, behavior, campaign response, keyword research/analysis, SEO, and SEM opportunity
    • Develop and manage efficient procedures and workflows for the digital content life cycle, including creation, approval, revision and removal
    • Review new technologies to keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree preferably in marketing or any business discipline from a recognized institution
    • 6+ Years of Experience in Digital Marketing
    • Experience executing paid social media campaigns
    • Bachelor's degree in marketing or business
    • Must be able to juggle multiple projects at the same time
    • Incredible attention to detail
    • Full understanding of all social media platforms
    • Problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of content management systems
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

2

Web Developer

  • Job Description

    We are looking for a skilled and experienced mid-level Web Developer to join our creative team. You will be responsible for programming the code in computing languages to inform a website on how it is supposed to function, designing and creating it in a way that makes the website easy to navigate for users, while at the same time meeting the technical expectations of our clients. Our ideal candidate has at least two years of development experience and a substantial portfolio.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
    • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
    • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
    • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
    • Create and maintain software documentation.
    • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
    • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
    • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.
  • Qualifications
    • Bachelor's or master's in computer information systems or computer science, or equivalent experience working with web technologies.
    • Certification from a coding school or academy a plus.
    • 2+ years Hands-on experience with PHP(Laravel Framework, Wordpress is plus point).
    • 1+ years Hands-on coding experience with any popular modern JavaScript framework (Angular/React/Vue).
    • Excellent HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills.
    • Knowledge of Git, CI/CD pipeline.
    • Experience designing and implementing Restful APIs or GraphQL.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
    • Good time-management skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

3

UI/UX Designer

  • Job Description

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and you will be expected to create effective, user-centric and dynamic design solutions for digital products. You will be working with an innovative team of designers and developers to create impactful designs for websites and mobile applications, which are visually pleasing and provide users with a smooth and delightful experience. You will be able to collaborate with fellow creative thinkers and see the impact of your work and growth in this fast-paced, creative work environment. If this sounds like your cup of tea, we would love to hear more from you.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Create user-centric designs by understanding business and user requirements
    • Create user flows, wireframes, layouts and prototypes
    • Create original graphic designs, assets and user interfaces
    • Design simple and effective user experiences through creative design
    • Incorporate design thinking, usability findings and behavior to enhance user experience
    • Research and develop innovative and modern design solutions for digital products
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • 2+ years of hands-on UI/UX design experience
    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD etc.)
    • Proficient in UI design and prototyping tools (Adobe XD, Sketch etc.)
    • Basic HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills are a plus
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to think creatively and solve problems promptly
    • Great time-management skills
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.

4

Graphic Designer

  • Job Description

    You will be working with the YY Studio team and you will be expected to ideate and design fantastic visuals and high-quality content in collaboration with the design team. You will be working with fellow passionate creative thinkers and designers in a modern and innovative work environment. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of impactful projects and produce high-quality designs and contents. If this is something you are interested, we would love to talk to you further.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Design outstanding static and dynamic contents for visual communication
    • Create brand communication materials for clients and internal use
    • Create motion graphics for various online media
    • Stay up to date with the latest design trends and techniques
    • Design branding and marketing materials for social media and web platforms
  • Qualifications
    • Minimum a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institution
    • 3+ years of hands-on experience in working in a creative design agency /workplace
    • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator etc.)
    • Strong knowledge of video editing, animation and motion graphics software (After Effects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D etc.)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and in Bangla.
    • Ability to think and problem-solve creatively, and work independently and on a team
    • Great time-management skills, and ability to take feedback and deliver promptly
    • A keen eye for design and aesthetics, and a solid understanding of branding and communication in design
  • Other Info
    • Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
    • Location: 9th Floor, Grameen Telecom Bhaban, Zoo Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
    • Reporting to: Design Director
    • Start date: Immediate
    • Salary: Negotiable

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter at careers@yy.ventures detailing why you think you are the right person for this position. You are advised to mention your salary expectations in your cover letter.