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Producer

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.

Our producers possess an innate ability to navigate creative, technology and client relationship needs. They own the project process, ensuring no detail goes unnoticed and untouched. They are solely dedicated to the success of every project, representing an agency cornerstone.

Our most important assets are people and the relationships we build. As a Digital Producer, we trust you to manage these relationships, delivering quality work under tough constraints with a positive outlook. Producers are responsible for complex, digital and highly technical products and projects. You will help produce technical requirements and documentation, oversee timelines, budgets and resources while motivating teams, and managing relationships with confidence.

Please note: This is not a film-making or content production role.

Responsibilities

  • Direct client and project deliverables, strategic requirements and explain complex ideas clearly, and confidently.
  • Manage expectations against reality.
  • Oversee multiple, concurrent projects and project teams, including designers, engineers, quality assurance and third-party vendors.
  • Work in an independent fashion, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate effectively in difficult situations.
  • Work closely with strategy and technology teams in the development of new business, including scoping and estimating new projects.
  • An innate ability to motivate teams in a smooth, organized manner, promoting urgency without panic, confident direction over indecision.
  • Effective presentation and communication skills.
  • Approach your work with an open, flexible outlook and a focus on innovation.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with diverse media-specific deliverable needs.
  • Stay current with assigned clients’ brands, products and services.
  • Thoroughly understand agency departmental and resource expertise and produce SOWs, estimates, proposals and pitches for assigned brands.
  • Manage collaborative account, creative, technical and production teams and outside vendors to help ensure all work achieves an outcome that exceeds client expectations.
  • Perform project administration such as component production status, schedules, resource requests, budget management and reporting, ensure quality control with the proofing and QA departments, determine and monitor resource requirements and issues.

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


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


Brand 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 Brand Designer you live and breath brand thinking. You have an insane thirst for current trends and know what’s fresh in the ever-changing design landscape. Collaborating with designers and strategists, you will create compelling, cohesive and creative-driven experiences that influence the way people experience a brand. You will conceptualize and create engaging assets and user journeys across multi-tiered campaigns. You will be working with other brand design leads, strategists and producers, ensuring quality and consistency throughout the entire design process, while gaining a thorough knowledge of partner standards and visual centers.

Responsibilities

  • Assume brand identity leadership for premium brand partner.
  • Establish strategic design vision and direction that will ensure continuity and recognition across all consumer touch points.
  • Collaborate, communicate and demonstrate leadership effectively as a member of our design team, partnering heavily with technology, motion, strategy and producer teams.
  • Approach work using best practices to deliver quality products.
  • Communicate with team members in an agile, fast-paced environment
  • 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 trends and usability best practices.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant, brand design experience.
  • Demonstrate leadership, teamwork and a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to adhere to, work within, and effectively elevate brand guidelines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and seize the opportunity to make a difference.
  • Exceptional digital skills, along with a demonstrated proficiency in Adobe applications.
  • Ability to ensure aesthetic quality and details are consistent across all creative. Be pixel perfect.
  • Self-starter with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to receive and give constructive feedback throughout all design phases.
  • 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: Design Manager

How To Apply

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


Production 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 Production Designer your role will be to help conceptualize and create engaging brand assets, toolkits and decks across multi-tiered brand campaigns. You will be working with brand design leads, strategists and producers, ensuring quality and consistency throughout the entire design process, while gaining a thorough knowledge of partner brand standards and visual centers.

Responsibilities

  • Create large quantities of digital brand assets, toolkits and presentation decks for use across a variety of brand campaigns.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively as a member of our design team, partnering with technology and project management teams.
  • Approach work using best practices to deliver quality products.
  • Communicate with team members in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • 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.
  • Provide recommendations for automation and improved workflow.
  • Remain current on design trends and usability best practices.

Qualifications

  • 2+ Years of relevant, interactive design experience.
  • Demonstrate teamwork, and a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to adhere to and work within brand guidelines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment and seize the opportunity to make a difference.
  • Exceptional digital skills, along with a demonstrated proficiency in Adobe applications.
  • Ability to ensure aesthetic quality and details are consistent across all creative. Be pixel perfect.
  • Self-starter with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to receive and give constructive feedback throughout all design phases.
  • 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: Design Manager

How To Apply

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


Front-End Developer

Start Date: Immediately

Description

The Program is looking for an experienced front-­end web developer to join our Portland, Oregon agency. The right person will have advanced experience across a wide variety of applications and hardware, and be excited to learn and try new things. If you are passionate about innovation and enjoy working in a collaborative, fast paced environment, we want to hear from you.

Required Technologies

  • In depth knowledge and experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with PHP and popular PHP CMS e.g. Craft, Wordpress, Drupal, etc.
  • Experience with front-­end build tools. e.g. Gulp.js, Webpack, etc.
  • Experience with templating languages e.g. twig, smarty, etc
  • Strong understanding of Git and Git workflows

Responsibilities

  • Take technical ownership of front-­end visual layer
  • Assist in development of website wireframes and visual designs (from a technical perspective)
  • Ability to balance design, technical and business constraints
  • Ability to solve cross browser and mobile issues
  • Collaborate with team members in an agile, fast paced environment
  • Lend advice and leadership to engineering team members
  • Provide recommendations and insight, while remaining positive, open and flexible

Qualifications

  • 2+ Years of relevant, agency experience working on web applications and websites
  • Passionate about remaining ahead of the technological curve
  • Experience developing and implementing mobile-first responsive websites start to finish
  • Understanding of web development user experience best practices
  • High degree of initiative and self­ direction; must be detail­ oriented and proactive
  • Ability to handle projects solo, but thoroughly enjoy collaborating with a partner or a team
  • Experience with React or other modern front-­end view frameworks a plus
  • Experience with Ruby and Rails a plus
  • Experience contributing to OSS projects or any community involvement a plus
  • 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.

How To Apply

Please send information (GitHub, LinkedIn, resume, work samples, etc.) demonstrating your ability and why you might be a good fit to careers@theprogrampdx.com


Lead Web Engineer

Start Date: Immediately

Description

The Program is looking for a Lead Web Engineer to join our Portland, Oregon team. The right person will have advanced experience across a wide variety of applications. If you are passionate about innovation and enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you. We build and maintain a wide range of projects, from global marketing campaign experiences to high volume applications for large multinational companies. Emerging technologies of all kinds are frequently in play, as well, such as VR and AR.

If you are interested in exploring the best of modern web development this is a great opportunity. This position offers tremendous opportunity to grow as you work on challenging, fun, high-profile projects. We are looking for someone who is deeply invested in their craft, curious and passionate about learning, able to strike a balance between new and well established best-practices in programming. What you bring to this position is more than a specific skill, it’s commitment to problem-solving and working through challenges with the rest of the team.

Required Technologies

  • Solid JavaScript knowledge (ES5, ES2015+)
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming (and understanding of Functional Programming)
  • Comfort with ReactJS (tools like Three.js, D3.js. Vue.js or Angular experience a plus)
  • Solid experience with NodeJS and front-end compilation tools such as Webpack or Browserify
  • Ruby, Python, or PHP knowledge
  • CSS/Sass experience (SMACSS, BEM a plus) and a desire to solve layout challenges and optimize user experience
  • Comfort with database administration and schema design
  • DevOps / Deployment experience a plus (Jenkins CI, provisioning tools such as Ansible, automation tools)
  • Skilled at working with Git and collaborating with a team across branches using PR workflow

Responsibilities

  • Take technical ownership of projects, delivering complex, digital solutions
  • Approach work using best practices and test-driven techniques to deliver quality products
  • Collaborate with team members an agile, fast paced environment
  • Lend advice and leadership to engineering team members
  • Provide recommendations and insight, while remaining positive, open and flexible

Qualifications

  • 3+ Years of relevant experience
  • Comfortable working in both front-end and back-end
  • Passionate about remaining ahead of the technological curve
  • Understand refactoring and agile testing methodologies
  • Experimentation with other languages and technologies a plus (Clojure, Go, Swift, Java, Unity/C, Voice UI’s, etc..)

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.

How To Apply

Please send information (GitHub, LinkedIn, resume, work samples, etc.) demonstrating your ability and why you might be a good fit 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