Archive for February 3rd, 2015

February 3, 2015

Employer Profile: TSL Marketing, Columbia, MD

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www.tslmarketing.com

TSL Marketing

We are awesome! We are an emerging global marketing company that cultivates an energetic, collaborative and unique culture.

Founded in 1999, TSL Marketing has etched a wide imprint, with a central office of in Columbia, MD, remote workers throughout the states, and a global presence in Canada, Latin America and other regions.

Our award-winning organization is living its mission to provide the most effective methods companies use to sell. We help our clients by becoming the engine used to drive growth. Just within the last year, we have more than doubled our Creative campaign revenue (website, social media and marketing campaigns campaigns) and we are looking for staff who want to grow within our business-to-business organization.

Where does TSL rank? Word is spreading. In April 2012, DemandGen Report awarded TSL with the Killer Content Award. TSL was recognized for its expert channel marketing tactics. As if that wasn’t enough, in the same month, TSL was also named as a Top 10 Partner Consulting Agency by the Channel Marketer Report.

TSL is committed to staying ahead of the competition while continuing to cultivate company growth and a WOW Customer Excellence. We are growing – and seeking smart, forward-thinking problem solvers to join our world class team. All internships involve comprehensive experience with oversight by our Professionals. As a business-to-business organization, you will have the opportunity to experience multiple campaigns. We look forward to talking with you about joining our awesome team!

Graphic Designer

Paid/ Full-Time Position/ Start Date: Next 6 Months

Graphic Designer Experience Level desired: 2+ years Compensation: Salary commensurate w/ experience. Bonus, discretion of management. Reports to: Art Director TSL Marketing is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our team.

The ideal candidate will possess the following core strengths:

• You are a problem solver, an information architect.

• You have the ability to work with senior business minds to help them articulate their messages to their customers, then you can translate them into identity and creative that is breakthrough, compelling, and world class.

• You are an energizing person, not only with your work but with your work ethic and style.

• You are proud of your work, but realize it really belongs to the client and the customer.

• You are a self-starter and strive to work in a fast paced environment.

• You are about being part of something as great as you are.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Ensuring that our creative product remains leading edge and ahead of our competition

Qualifications:

• Ability to produce designs for tactics such as: email marketing, landing page development, collateral, website designs, infographics, and more.

• Follow creative work from concept to pre-press and post-production while maintaining original design intent, messaging and quality standards throughout the process.

• Capable of adhering to deadlines while working on multiple, diverse projects.

With the account lead, assure that internal and client presentations are on time, professional, engaging, persuasive and supported by a sound rationale

• Contribute to the strategic and creative development of the agency’s marketing and branding efforts for new business development

• Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs

• Manage multiple projects from concept through completion

• Solid background in design

• Must be willing to work long hours when needed

Other duties as defined by Art Director or VP Marketing & Creative Services Functional Competencies:

• Excellent communication, presentation, and persuasion skills

• Demonstrated talent for high-caliber creative concepting

• Excellent planning, time-management, project management, and follow-through skills

• Excellent knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and the Creative Suite • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Minimum Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Internships

Unpaid/Start Date: Next 6 Months

Intern Openings:

As our industry is technology, the individuals for these roles should have some baseline knowledge plus an ability to quickly learn technology such as cloud products, storage concepts and computer software.

Graphic Designer: Photoshop, In Design mandatory. Strong preference for Graphic Design (computer based) versus fine arts

Web Developer: HTML and some PHP knowledge. WordPress knowledge is ideal.

Creative Managers 

Paid/Full Time Position/ Start Date: Next 6 Months

Creative Managers (various openings with sample requirement below):

• Experience managing multiple, competing priorities, duties and/or projects.  Proven ability to accommodate evolving responsibilities and last minute changes; Strong time-management and organizational skills

• Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and vendors; Strong written, verbal communication and negotiation skills.  Excellent presentation skills;

• Expert in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, in design, Dreamweaver, Illustrator) a plus

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February 3, 2015

Employer Profile: Center Stage, Baltimore, MD

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www.centerstage.org

Under the leadership of playwright, actor, and director Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE (Artistic Director) and national arts leader Stephen Richard (Managing Director), Center Stage is an artistically driven institution committed to engaging, entertaining, and enriching audiences of today and tomorrow through joyous and bold performance. The professional, nonprofit theater company is dedicated to the creation and presentation of a dynamic and diverse array of new and classic work, and each year hosts an audience of more than 100,000 in its historic home in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood. With its signature focus on civic and community engagement, Center Stage, The State Theater of Maryland, enters its second 50 years with a commitment to exploring how art and entertainment communicate in the 21st century, and to igniting conversation in Baltimore and beyond.

Our Mission Statement

Center Stage is an artistically driven institution committed to engaging, educating, and expanding the horizons of diverse audiences through challenging, bold, thought-provoking classical and contemporary theater.

Professional Internship Program

Paid/ Start Date: Aug 2015

For more than 25 years, Center Stage has helped cultivate the next generation of theater makers through its Professional Internship Program. This highly competitive program helps bridge the gap between university and professional theater by providing early-career artists and administrators with hands-on experience and guidance. Center Stage welcomes a new class of roughly 20 different administrative, artistic, and production interns each season.

Multimedia Intern

Paid/Start Date: Aug 2015

The Multimedia Intern assists the Multimedia Coordinator with projection programming, load-in, and set-up on all Center Stage productions that utilize the medium, in addition to assisting with engineering, load-in, set-up, and maintenance of multimedia installations and CCTV and IP video systems throughout the Center Stage building. College and/or professional experience, plus knowledge of Mac playback solutions, audio/video troubleshooting, and networking are required.

Graphics Intern

Paid/Start Date: Aug 2015

The Graphics Intern will see a wide range of projects as part of the marketing and communications team that supports the entire theater. Responsibilities can range from simple in-house print production to creating promotional materials from concept to commercial print production to assisting with the design and maintenance of digital media. Significant other tasks will include photography, digital asset management, and event support. The intern will work directly with the Senior Designer and the Art Director and will collaborate with many other staff members. The candidate should have solid experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; understand basic design and typography concepts; be comfortable using a digital DSLR in an event setting; know their way around the Mac platform. Experience with HTML would be useful; efficiency, diligence, proofreading, and people skills are essential. A portfolio of design and photography work must be provided.

February 3, 2015

Employer Profile: K12 Insight, Herndon, VA

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www.k12insight.com

K12 Insight partners with hundreds of public school districts nationwide to develop strategic communication initiatives that allow every stakeholder’s voice to be heard. Our proven, comprehensive, systemic approach to dramatically increasing trust in school districts is achieved by engaging the silent majority through transparency and collaborative decision-making.

Visual Designer 

Paid/ Full-Time Position/ Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities Constantly reimagine the K12 Insight experience Design and update the K12 Insight website — we constantly strive to take it to the next level Design digital and print marketing collateral Tell complex stories through info and motion graphics Work with our social media team to create interesting and attention-grabbing graphics for social media sites Develop and maintain the K12 Insight brand across all creative work Work closely with developers to ensure work is always meeting our high expectations Work as an integral member of our marketing/creative team

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field Rock-solid portfolio of work Ability to concisely and clearly convey and debate your ideas with a multi-disciplinary team A passion for creating beautiful, user-centered designs with exceptional control over every last pixel An eye for layout, color and typography A master of tools. On any given day, you might work with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and good old-fashioned pencil and paper. Conversational in HTML, CSS and other web languages. Although you won’t be coding, you will be interacting directly with our developers. Knowledge of motion graphics and sound design Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to make a measurable impact as we grow rapidly