Careers

Based in the heart of the action sports world in Southern California, TEN: Action/Outdoor is the world’s largest action/adventure/outdoor media company, with 29 leading media assets featuring brands such as GrindTV.com, SURFER, SURFING, TransWorld SKATEboarding, Bike, POWDER, TransWorld Motocross, Snowboarder, Canoe & Kayak and more. TEN: Action/Outdoor reaches more than 40 million engaged consumers every month through its print, online, mobile, TV/video and events. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia also produces more than 40 leading events and webcasts such as Surfer Poll Awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards, Powder Video Awards, Lowers Pro and EnduroCross. TEN: Action/Outdoor is also the exclusive action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. As a leading integrated media, publishing, merchandising and distribution company, employing more than 5,000 people worldwide, TEN: The Enthusiast Network is always interested in meeting individuals who can enhance and help grow our businesses. We invite you to explore our opportunities and learn more about the benefits of being a part of the TEN family of companies.

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SURFER Art Director

Location: San Clemente, CA / Carlsbad (2015)
Overview:

SURFER Magazine is looking for an experienced (non-manager) Art Director for our San Clemente, CA office (subject to relocation to Carlsbad office in 2015). SURFER has been the mirror to the surf lifestyle and culture for more than half a century.

Job Summary and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for layout and design of all editorial content of a monthly magazine, as well as a newsstand-only special.
  • Layouts should sustain and evolve the look developed for that particular magazine.
  • The art director is responsible for editing photos and submitting them to our pre-press for processing. Approved and finalized files will be processed according to TEN’s guidelines. The art director will review final proofs and request color corrections if necessary.
  • Provide logos and other artwork when requested for marketing projects.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.
Education/Experience:
  • BFA in Graphic Design or bachelor’s degree in Arts or equivalent knowledge base.
  • 4 to 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience in magazine design, preferably with a monthly publication, is required. Should have thorough knowledge of prepress.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong Photoshop and InDesign skills are a must, plus a working knowledge of Illustrator. Must be willing to learn and apply the latest Photoshop techniques.
  • Attention to detail and basic layout fundamentals are critical. Exceptionally detail orientated and deadline orientated.
  • Interest and exploration of current design trends is desired. Must have the ability to add a creative touch to layouts for a cutting edge, modern presentation.
  • Strong communications skills: must be able to collaborate with the editor and staff to create ideas for photo shoots, and art direct those photo shoots when possible.
  • Comfort and ease working well with others in a team environment
  • Proven track record of talent and innovation in design, utilizing various creative methods with an emphasis on the cutting edge of current design trends.
  • Interest in web and other digital media, such as iMags and app design is desired.
  • Must have the ability to deliver a product that resonates with the appropriate demographic.
Equipment / Software Used:
  • Required software knowledge: Adobe CS 5 Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat.
  • Other software used: Suitcase Fusion 3, Microsoft Word and Excel, and Fetch or Transmit.

Digital Programmatic Specialist

Location: El Segundo, New York, Irvine or San Clemente
Overview:

Source Interlink Media is seeking a Digital Programmatic Specialist for either the El Segundo, New York, Irvine or San Clemente office. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional problem solver with the ability to think creatively.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage all existing programmatic demand partners (contracts, SIM products, individual campaigns, etc.)
  • Optimize programmatic platforms and SIM products for maximum revenue generation
  • Conduct periodic evaluation of SIM RTB programs, identify new opportunities, and present recommendations for growth (i.e. new technologies, improved optimization, ad placement audits, etc.)
  • Serve as single point-of-contact for all internal and external RTB-related inquiries, and pass along all relevant data to appropriate stakeholders
  • Track the overall performance of RTB campaigns and serve as an escalation contact for investigating and discrepancies and campaign issues with programmatic demand partners
  • Identify and develop opportunities for improving post-sale execution processes and practices for greater efficiency and higher quality
  • Communicate to upper management problems or issues with RTB campaigns and/or process
  • Manage monthly RTB revenue and performance reporting to SIM management and finance teams
Education/Experience:
  • B.A. or B.S. or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience/education in Graphic Design
  • 3+ years of experience/education with Digital/Online Advertising Technology
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent skills in decision-making, multi-tasking, communication and diplomacy are a must
  • 2 years of experience with RTB/Ad Network platforms with strong understanding of the process of implementing programmatic orders between seller and buyer
  • Strong spreadsheet skills and experience manipulating excel data and third-party revenue reporting
  • Proficient in most PC-based applications, specifically in Microsoft Office suite or equivalent
  • Experience with and knowledge of the technical aspects of digital media and the digital marketplace, including online and mobile products
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to identify problems and solutions, streamline systems and set standards
  • Working knowledge of Google DoubleClick/DFP, Google AdEx and Rubicon

Internships at TEN: Action/Outdoor

Location: San Clemente, Carlsbad, El Segundo, CA
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The intern program is designed to provide interested students with hands on experience in the publishing industry. Because today’s students may be tomorrow’s leaders, our desire is to provide these individuals with a meaningful and educational experience. We offer an array of opportunities in various departments ranging from Photography, Journalism, Graphic Design, and more. Read the general requirements listed below.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be currently registered at an accredited undergraduate or graduate institution (Junior College is acceptable)
  • Must submit a letter on official letterhead from your school stating that they will receive academic credit for participation
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

MIND OVER EYE INTERNSHIP

Summary
  • Mind Over Eye, TEN: The Enthusiast Network’s creative services, is currently looking for a full-time/part-time intern. To be eligible, you must be able to receive school credit for the internship, which is non-paid and located in El Segundo, CA. This position will be assisting editor, logging in client materials, and helping manage studio supplies. Learn more about Mind Over Eye.
Functions and Responsibilities:

- Assist in logging in client media
- Assist in capturing footage
- Assist in assistant editing
- Assist in managing studio supplies

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Proficiency in computer related searches; social media, etc.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including WORD and EXCEL
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Self motivated / able to work independently as well as in a team environment
- Film studies and editing experience


SNOWBOARDER MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP

Summary
  • Snowboarder Magazine is currently looking for a photo intern to assist with studio photo shoots, image processing and archiving digital files. To be eligible, you must be able to receive school credit for the internship, which is non-paid and located in San Clemente, CA. This position will work directly with Ryan Hughes.
Functions and Responsibilities:

- Assisting in the onsite photo studio for portrait and product shoots.
- Processing photos for web (including animated gifs) and print using Light Room, Bridge, and Photoshop software.
- Archiving photos and magazines.
- Shipping and receiving of magazines and snowboarding gear.
- General office duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.
- Strong conceptual and idea generation skills required.
- Strong written and verbal communication.
- A solid understanding of photography and compositions desired.
- Self-motivated/able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
- Photography field of study preferred.


BIKE MAGAZINE EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP

Summary
  • BIKE Magazine is currently looking for an editorial intern. To be eligible, you must be able to receive school credit for the internship, which is non-paid and located in San Clemente, CA. This position will report directly to Nicole Formosa to assist in a series of projects related to content creation surrounding Bike Magazine and Bikemag.com.
Functions and Responsibilities:

- Complete office and editorial tasks, including transcribing, research, cataloging, etc.
- Complete general office tasks such as mailing, filing, etc.
- Write short copy for bikemag.com and/or assist in interviewing athletes. Post links to bikemag.com stories on various social media sites.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Experience writing, editing, and general ability to make words from sentences in an interesting and clear manner.
- Ability to transcribe and conduct interviews
- Basic knowledge of social media, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, Vine, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc.