Archive for the ‘JOBS’ Category

AIGA Medalist Sean Adams and Norwegian designer and educator Rachel Troye have both had prolific careers in the design and branding industries, running their own successful studios in very different cultures and climates (Adams lives in Los Angeles). In spite of achieving international renown, both have shelved their studios indefinitely to take up the mantle of teaching, Adams at ArtCenter College of Design, and Troye at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, putting personal success to one side in service to the next generation of young creatives.
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While united by all of the above, there are clear differences between their outlooks on education, attitudes towards their current crop of students, and more clearly the geopolitical landscape of their respective nations. What separates U.S. students from their Norwegian counterparts, how robust are the respective creative industries, and just what is the benefit of asking novice designers to make a poster that offends their whole class? Adams and Troye have those compelling answers and more.

To learn more please visit: What Students are Taught – LINK

Seeking accomplished Account Manager to join our award-winning advertising agency.

Are you an energetic, effective Account Manager looking to play an active role in managing and growing business in a dynamic agency environment?

Key Requirements:
• 7 – 10 years of progressive agency or marketing firm experience in an account service capacity, or internal communications group experience in client environment
• Working knowledge of agency practices, client service approaches and agency systems
• Excellent communications and presentation skills
• Excellent writing skills for client communications (creative briefs, strategic overviews)
• Ability to collaborate with creative director, writers and art directors
• Experience managing website development/launch projects
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with online media, web, social media
• Comfortable in new business presentations

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Key Skills:
Resourcefulness, verbal and written communications skills, multi-tasking, organizational abilities, project management.

Job description:
The Account Manager will enhance communication between client and agency and be responsible for ensuring that client needs are met — managing deliverables and ensuring that strategy, creative and produced materials are delivered in timely and effective fashion. Working closely with the creative director and account planner, the position involves the development of budgets, strategies and marketing/communications plans. Candidate must have the ability to project manage the development and quality-control of client’s website sitemap, content, programming & testing leading up to launch. The position also involves participating in agency new business presentations.

We currently have full time permanent and full time free-lance/contract work available. Please specify which opportunity you are applying for.

Who we are:
Bennett Group is an award-winning fast paced integrated marketing agency in Seaport Boston, with clients in healthcare, retail and business-to-business. Our work includes online, social media, print, direct, television, radio, and collateral and customer relationship marketing programs.

Please send resume and salary requirements to Linda Gieg at email provided. We offer competitive salary based on experience, a full benefits package and profit sharing.

Bennett Group – LINK

Linda Gieg email: Linda@bennettgrouponline.com

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FEATURED AT THE HUB: VISTAPRINT – LEXINGTON, MA
There’s nothing old-fashioned about our North American location in historic Lexington, Massachusetts.
Our bright, open work space and telepresence conference rooms regularly bring cross-functional teams of employees with diverse backgrounds and expertise “face to face.” Together we form a dynamic, energetic group that takes challenge and driving impact to a seriously fun level.
Thanks to our success to date and to our continued ambitions, we offer our marketing, technology and analytics specialists, along with teams in human resources, legal and finance, some of the best growth opportunities around, earning us the title as one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Boston area.
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From its brilliant but modest start as a specialty paper provider, Vistaprint has grown into an e-commerce powerhouse. Around the globe, Vistaprint is revolutionizing marketing and technology and imprinting our unique stamp of excellence on custom products and manufacturing.

Please mention that you found this opportunity on The Hub.

“Vistaprint | Careers – Link”

The AIGA|Aquent Survey of Design Salaries is the most comprehensive annual survey of compensation data for the communication design profession in the United States. Each year for more than a decade, it has been commissioned by AIGA, the professional association for design, with the support of Aquent, AIGA’s official sponsor for professional development, and in cooperation with Communication Arts magazine.

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The AIGA|Aquent Survey of Design Salaries 2011 draws from an extensive pool of designers and others allied with the profession nationwide, and includes responses from more than 7,000 design professionals. This year’s survey featured a revised list of positions and descriptions for which data were collected. Due to the change in definitions, comparison with previous years’ data is not included. However, these updates to the survey will increase the usefulness of results in 2011 and subsequent years. For insights into the current state of the design economy, see the article from AIGA’s executive director.

http://designsalaries.org/

Over the weekend I was in contact with a Boston professional currently working at one of the largest financial institutions in New England. Their desire is to build a department from the ground up which will create the need for the following positions: Account Executives, Graphic Designers (Senior + Junior Level), Copywriters and a Studio Manager.
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My goal is to not only utilize the blog for it’s intended use, to link together creative professionals, but to review the resumés and help place the right people for the positions. Financial experience would be preferred although demonstrated strengths in B2B and B2C markets would be great.
There are some people I have in mind who I’ll reach out to personally this week but in the meantime please feel free to send your resume + cover letter + URL of your website to my email address: michael@michaelprattdesign.com
Thank you!

Shawmut is a family-owned business with two generations working side-by-side. We care about our customers, our employees, and the environment our kids are growing up in.
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Green Choices: Print Versus Digital Media
The inclination often is that digital media is always the more responsible choice, but it’s not that simple. Sign in here to receive a PDF because making the best choice requires information and more thought about lifecycle issues and unintended consequences.
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The release of Freelance Confidential, Rockable Press’s newest book on freelancing is now available. This book aims to provide the hard numbers on the biggest issues of freelancing and advice on how experienced freelancers can improve their business.
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One of the best ways to have someone instantly notice a new product the creativity and ingenuity involved in how it is packaged and designed.
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Other day while reading the news about the situation on Egypt I stumbled in a great illustration made about the issue. I liked it a lot so I tried to find more about the artist who did it. So, researching thru the web I found that the artist was Android Jones, a really experient digital artist.
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Art & Copy

A Documentary on Adveristing

Join the 7th Annual BHCHP Sock Drive – March 1-31
Join us in a drive to collect new white socksfor men and women living in shelters and on the streets.
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MassArt’s founders dared to imagine a better future for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to believe the path to it lay in creativity. Their goal in establishing the Massachusetts Normal Art School was to educate students in the creative process, which would in turn lead to the development of the mind, body, and spirit.
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