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Strategist

Start Date: Immediately

Description

Our Strategists partner with the world’s most competitive and innovative brands to develop highly technical and creative solutions that meet business objectives.

From creative uses of promoted products to developing large-scale content programs, the Strategist is relied on to come up with big ideas that meet objectives and help brands innovate in new and exciting ways. A creative and critical thinker, our Strategists think big and execute small, establishing lasting relationships with brands becoming a cornerstone to their marketing operations.

Our Strategists help grow projects alongside designers, developers and producers. They love to research, roadmap ideas and fight for the best approach from UX to content strategy to feature sets.

Responsibilities

  • Develop creative concepts that are actionable and meet brand and business objectives
  • Represent The Program in client and agency settings, as well as industry events
  • Effectively work cross-functionally, building relationships with internal and client teams
  • Identify new business and growth opportunities within The Program brand partners
  • Listen, absorb, then give insight and direction
  • Think big, execute small, do both quickly
  • Help the team see a clear path and move them forward
  • Go deep with details, formulating comprehensive plans with KPI’s for measurement
  • Ability to communicate at a high level with clients, design, content, writing and tech
  • Interest in learning new things
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Work closely with brands by providing innovative solutions for strategic accounts that help grow the business and align with project goals and objectives
  • Lead ideation and brainstorming sessions to help crystallize challenging goals into actionable solutions
  • Ability to digest analytics and insights to impact a strategic approach

Details

This is an in-house position working from our studio in SE Portland. Salary is competitive based on experience. The Program provides a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation/personal time, 401k matching and health/dental/vision insurance. Relocation package available if applicable.

Reports to: VP of Strategy

How To Apply

Please send information (LinkedIn, resume, worksamples, etc.) to careers@theprogrampdx.com


Copywriter

Start Date: Immediately

Description

The Program partners with the world’s most competitive and innovative brands to develop highly strategic, technical and creative digital solutions. Our team is dedicated to creating meaningful connections between lifestyle brands and people, in a collaborative and communicative environment. We are fueled by the desire to grow and perfect our craft, and curating an environment where our team can learn from each other is one of the key cornerstones of our team member growth.

As a Copywriter you have a deep understanding of the ways copy helps our brand partners achieve their goals, influencing consumers by delivering a clear message, and using those initiatives to seek out new trends and incorporate them into campaigns effectively. Understanding our partners’ business, thinking conceptually and presenting copy with simplicity is paramount. You will be working with strategists, designer, producers and content creators, ensuring every written word is purposeful.

Responsibilities

  • Develop creative copy that is forward-thinking and in-line with current brand trends.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of campaign objectives and devise copy strategies to achieve them.
  • Offer creative ideas and encourage others to share theirs.
  • Engage brand partners with fresh, engaging ideas.
  • Ensure copy is accurate across all deliverables.
  • Communicate with team members in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Approach work using best practices to deliver quality products.
  • Provide recommendations and insight, while remaining positive, open and flexible.
  • Take accountability with tight deadlines and deliver quick turnarounds and revisions while maintaining high quality work with creative integrity.
  • Remain current on brand trends and best practices.

Qualifications

  • 4+ Years of relevant, copywriting experience.
  • Highly creative, imaginative, and passionate about our brand partner’s products and services.
  • Skilled in writing clear, concise and engaging copy.
  • Ability to adhere to and work within brand voice guidelines.
  • Ability to ensure quality and details are consistent across all deliverables.
  • Self-starter with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to receive and give constructive feedback throughout all creative phases.
  • Demonstrate leadership, teamwork and a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and seize the opportunity to make a difference.
  • Ping Pong experience preferred (paddles provided).

Details

This is an in-house position working from our studio in SE Portland. Salary is competitive based on experience. The Program provides a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation/personal time, 401k matching and health/dental/vision insurance. Relocation package available if applicable.

Reports to: VP of Strategy

How To Apply

Please send information (LinkedIn, resume, worksamples, Github, etc.) to careers@theprogrampdx.com


Motion Designer

Start Date: Immediately

Description

The Program partners with the world’s most competitive and innovative brands to develop highly strategic, technical and creative digital solutions. Our team is dedicated to creating meaningful connections between lifestyle brands and people, in a collaborative and communicative environment. We are fueled by the desire to grow and perfect our craft, and curating an environment where our team can learn from each other is one of the key cornerstones of our team member growth.

As a Motion Designer your role will be to help conceptualize and create high-level interactive animations and video, taking them from concept to completion, while working with our content and engineering teams to integrate them into interactive experiences. You will also be working with design leads, ensuring quality and consistency throughout the entire design process, while gaining a thorough knowledge of client brand standards and visual centers.

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and create high-level motion-graphics prototypes and videos.
  • Collaborate with Content team in editing and integrating motion content.
  • Research, and design concepts that continue to push the creative team in its pursuit of new ideas.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively as a member of a project team, partnering heavily with engineering, design, and producer teams in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Approach work using best practices to deliver quality products
  • Provide recommendations and insight, while remaining positive, open and flexible.
  • Take accountability with tight deadlines and deliver quick turnarounds and revisions while maintaining high quality work with creative integrity.
  • Remain current on design and usability best practices.

Qualifications

  • 3+ Years of relevant, motion design experience.
  • Passionate about remaining ahead of the design curve.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and interpersonal skills to collaborate with our teams on a variety of projects.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and seize the opportunity to make a difference.
  • Exceptional digital production skills, along with a demonstrated proficiency in Adobe applications, including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • After Effects or similar motion graphics applications experience.
  • Unity and Cinema 4D experience a plus.
  • Ability to ensure aesthetic quality and details are consistent across all creative.
  • Strong attention to detail. Be pixel perfect.
  • Self-starter with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cross-browser and platform compatibility.

Details

This is an in-house position working from our studio in SE Portland. Salary is competitive based on experience. The Program provides a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation/personal time, 401k matching and health, dental, and vision insurance. Relocation package available if applicable.

Reports to: Design Manager

How To Apply

Please send information (LinkedIn, resume, worksamples, etc.) to careers@theprogrampdx.com


Content Producer

Start Date: Immediately

Description

Content Producers at The Program have a passion for brand storytelling. You understand how to work effectively alongside a team of writers, strategists, filmmakers, photographers and editors, while elevating their work to it’s full potential. You quarterback content projects from start to finish, hammering out logistics and supporting the needs of your team to execute the best product possible. You operate at the intersection of brand strategy and content production.

Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects, time frames and teams effectively, while delivering quality content on time and within budget.
  • Work closely with digital producers to develop work-back schedules, SOWS and project scope.
  • Scope and define production budgets, schedules, and goals; manage project margin.
  • Handle pre-production logistics (permits, casting, crew, etc).
  • Represent The Program in various settings.
  • Communicate regularly with project Producers and AP to ensure production contractors and vendors are on-boarded, compensated, and communicated with appropriately.
  • Maintain healthy relationships with content vendors and contractors.
  • Can serve as the main client interface if necessary.
  • Lead efficient meetings and conference calls with brand partners and project team members.
  • Work closely with and support your creative counterparts on the content team (Filmmakers/DPs/Writers/Editors).
  • Effectively communicate project status and margins to agency admin and content manager.
  • Be passionate about delivering the best creative, while creating solutions to produce it in a way that does not jeopardize schedule and budget.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience producing branded video/photo content.
  • Experience managing project/production budgets of 100k-400k.
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Spreadsheets, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience in obtaining shooting permits.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience required. PMI certification a plus.

Details

This is an in-house position working from our studio in SE Portland. Salary is competitive based on experience. The Program provides a competitive benefit package that includes paid holidays, vacation/personal time, 401k matching and health/dental/vision insurance. Relocation package available if applicable. Personal vehicle required.

How To Apply

Please send information (LinkedIn, resume, worksamples, etc.) to careers@theprogrampdx.com