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At FlexJobs, we post thousands of remote jobs in areas that may not be particularly surprising, such as writing, software development, or graphic design. But we also offer surprising jobs for people looking for work flexibility in unconventional fields.
Keep reading for examples of 25 surprising remote jobs. These jobs demonstrate the great breadth of remote work and the unique roles that are available on FlexJobs. And though some of these positions may no longer be open, they’re still a great example of the unique remote jobs out there.
1. Demographer — Spatial Analyst
The Demographer will analyze data for local governments to help them create comprehensive community strategy plans.
2. Designer Athleisure
The Designer will research and identify emerging trends in silhouettes, shapes, fabrics, details, and colors for active and performance wear. Must have knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
3. Digital Painter
The Digital Painter will work with writers to help bring interactive stories to life. Must know Photoshop, understand color and dramatic lighting, and possess a strong sense of volume and three-dimensional space.
4. Video Correspondent
The Video Correspondent should be a food enthusiast and expert to work on the company’s social media platform. Must film twice a month on a selected topic (based on subject matter expertise), own a smartphone with a working camera, and have the ability to promote the content on your social networks. Ability to write scripts preferred but not required.
5. Finance and Banking Translator
Applicants must be able to translate from German to French and French to German. Translators will translate financial, legal, and banking materials from English into the target language.
6. Head of Photography
The Head of Photography will drive campaign development by overseeing and facilitating photoshoots, commissioning photographers, and archiving photos.
7. Home Stylist
Working online, the Home Stylist creates interior design plans for clients. Duties include sourcing furniture and decor from a variety of vendors, building brand awareness through social media, and staying up to date on interior design news and trends.
8. Hospitality and Administrative Assistant
The Hospitality and Administrative Assistant creates operational reports, communicates with guests and vendors, and hosts wine tasting experiences.
Working as a tutor, the Librarian will provide reference services to online university students. Must have an ALA-accredited master’s degree.
10. Lyrics Associate
The Lyrics Associate accurately and completely transcribes and syncs new music releases. You will also review and edit other transcriptions for accuracy and completeness.
11. Modelling, Asset Generalist
The Modelling, Asset Generalist will create projects for feature, television, and commercial projects. Must have a keen eye for creating realistic models, including UV creation and texturing, and the ability to create both hard surface and organic models.
12. Music Research Specialist
The Music Research Specialist ensures the Mediabase music research data is accurate and comprehensive by reviewing and identifying any missing identifications on reports, verifying the accuracy of the data, and reviewing QA reports to identify monitoring issues.
13. Navy Readiness Improvement Program Lead
In this leadership role, you will coordinate the Chemical Biological Defense (CBD) Fit Test Team personnel, perform mask fit testing and sizing for chemical protective ensembles, and support deployment of field teams to conduct mask fit tests and sizing for sailors.
14. Performance Marketing Fact Checker
The Performance Marketing Fact Checker checks existing performance marketing content to ensure the facts and product information cited is accurate and supported by reputable sources.
15. Props Artist
The Props Artist creates high-quality props for video games. Working with and without concept art, you must have experience with hard surface modeling, a keen eye for spatial composition, and strong working knowledge of 3ds Max and Photoshop.
16. Prop Styling Photographer
Photographers will shoot original photos to accompany various articles. Each article requires one hero image and three or more inline images.
17. Recipe Developer
The Recipe Developer has end-to-end ownership of key strategic food launches and projects. Duties include new product and existing product development, facilitating new ingredient testing, and ensuring accuracy with prep and cook times.
18. Senior Traffic Engineer
The Senior Traffic Engineer must have a strong grasp of all aspects of traffic engineering. You will assist project managers in driving the project forward and will mentor Traffic Engineers. Prefer applicants familiar with Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland design standards.
19. Simulation Specialist
The Simulation Specialist will puppeteer digital avatars and perform scenarios as called for. Candidates should have a background in acting and improvisation.
Working as a Transcreator (not to be confused with a Translator), you will transcreate, copyright, and proofread creative campaigns in the target country.
Teleradiologists must be graduates of an accredited U.S. residency program, board-certified by the ABR or VBR or Board eligible, eligible for hospital credentialing, and hold at least one state license. Must reside in the U.S.
The TeleScribe observes doctors during patient encounters and performs documentation on the physician’s behalf, including entering information into the patient’s chart.
23. Video Host
Working as a host for the company’s YouTube channel, website, and social channels, the Video Host must have a strong interest in gaming and meme culture and also be comfortable on camera. Applicants must have their own camera for recording videos.
24. Visual FX and Post Production Artist
The Artist will create 2D elements, adjust final tone, and create unique effects. Experience working with slot machines or other gambling games preferred.
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