Math Animation Creator

Zagreb, Croatia

What do we do?

Photomath is a fast-growing EdTech company whose mobile app is the #1 app in the world to learn math. Powered by advanced machine learning technology, the app instantly scans, accurately solves, and intuitively explains printed and handwritten math problems to users through step-by-step explanations. 

With over 300 million downloads globally, Photomath is the most popular mobile application from Croatia and one of the most popular educational apps of all times. Since its launch in 2014, our award-winning app has topped App Store & Google Play Store education charts and Apple has recently declared it the application of the day.

Today, we employ more than 170 people and have offices in Zagreb and San Mateo, California. We are constantly expanding what Photomath can do and the types and quality of our content - we have so much more ahead of us and we need your help to get there. Join us in our mission to revolutionize learning math and help students across the globe gain math superpowers!

We’re always improving our Photomath app, and adding new features to help our users find better ways to learn. One of our most exciting features is called Animated Tutorials. These cutting-edge animations provide a tailored learning journey complete with multimedia instructions, step-by-step guidance, and the ability to learn at your own pace.

The people who bring these Animated Tutorials to life are called Math Animation Creators. We have team members with a passion for designing these animations, and others who prefer building the code that makes our Tutorials work like a charm for our users.

You can learn more about this role if you follow this link:

We’re growing our team, and we’re looking for both kinds of passionate people! Does this sound like you? If so, you know what to do!

What you will do at Photomath:

You will use our block-programming tools to create Animated Tutorials.

If you want to focus more on design and methodics, as part of Animation Design you will:

  • Use our tools to design Animated Tutorials. It means that you will provide math explanation, define what the Animated Tutorial will look like, and what it will show
  • Support peers by giving feedback on their designs through the process of creation
  • Plan approaches on covering new areas and develop new visual effects
  • Work with Animation Designers and other teams to make your own animations better - and help your team members do the same
  • Follow new education trends and help push our Animated Tutorials to new levels

If you want to focus on programming and code building, as part of Animation Development, you will:

  • Create code for Animated Tutorials based on the received assets in our internal tool
  • Give feedback on peers’ work
  • Test and review peers’ code
  • Implement Plus features
  • Revise existing content based on errors in production and engineering-related changes

You are the right person for us if you:

  • Love and understand math and care for education
  • Have advanced knowledge of high school and university mathematics
  • Have strong algorithmic thinking and some experience in programming (especially for Animation Development)
  • Value visual clarity and storytelling - you are able to communicate a narrative visually (especially for Animation Design)
  • Have immaculate attention to detail and a good eye for the aesthetic and form
  • Are able to think creatively when solving problems or teaching mathematics
  • Have an ability to visualize abstract concepts
  • Are innovative and able to imagine and develop ways of executing on ideas
  • Like to experiment and innovate
  • Have a proactive and responsible approach to work
  • Like to hear constructive feedback on your work and are ready to incorporate it
  • Are collaborative and communicative
  • Are a proactive thinker and solutions oriented, and want to help us solve problems (and not just the math ones)
  • Are fluent in English (especially math vocabulary)

An additional plus is if you:

  • Have some background in development
  • Have a background in video or animation production
  • Have experience in teaching or tutoring math

What we offer:

  • Full time job with flexible working hours and work from home arrangements 
  • Dedication to a healthy work-life balance and various benefits for parents 
  • A diverse environment with agile and talented individuals across the career spectrum - to teach and be taught
  • A friendly, collaboration-heavy team atmosphere
  • A culture that recognizes and rewards dedication and success
  • Dedicated person (mentor/buddy) to help you navigate your first weeks in a new role
  • Learning and growth opportunities through knowledge sharing, education and conferences, individual development plan with a dedicated budget, weekly time devoted to learning new things
  • Cutting edge hardware and equipment, budget for additional equipment
  • Company events and celebrations, company retreat, team budget for team building activities
  • Birthday and holiday presents for employees and their kids
  • Generous vacation and paid leave policy, sick leave without a doctor's note, annual physical exam (check-up)
  • Multisport card for various discounts at sport facilities
  • Underground bicycle parking garage
  • Modern office design and great location (Zagreb, Folnegovićeva 1C)

Math Animation Creator

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Math Animation Creator

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