Archive for ‘By Type: Design & Media Groups’

February 16, 2017

Employer Profile: Link Studio, LLC, Baltimore, MD

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www.linkstudio.info

Link Studio is a design and illustration company located just north of Baltimore City in Towson, Maryland. We have been providing visual solutions in the form of identities, website design, print design, illustrations and animations for a wide variety of clients since 2001. We take a user-centric approach to your projects with the intention to guide and inform our audience. At Link Studio scientific, behavioral and design best practices intersect to yield the best results.

Graphic Design Intern 
Paid / Internship / Summer

This summer, Link Studio is in search of an enthusiastic intern to become a part of our team. If you love good design but also love thinking about how users interact with a website then this is the place for you. We’re detail oriented and value critical thinking and a positive collaborative mindset. In working directly with the founder onsite, you will have opportunity to learn not only about design but about running a company and working with clients. We also want to hear your input on projects and give you the opportunity to contribute creatively.

Requirements
Please send us your resume, a letter of recommendation, and portfolio website link along with a brief statement of what you hope to achieve during your internship.

Responsibilities
Thoughtful execution of website and print design
Working with an existing framework or templates for website production work
Image research and image manipulation
Support in usability testing and quality assurance testing
Accept advice and contribute as a team member
Meet deadlines
16 hour commitment per week (2 days/week) for 6 weeks

Skills and Experience
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver
Some experience with WordPress
Basic knowledge of HTML5 and CSS
Degree in Graphic Design preferred
Experience in responsive web design, print design and logo design
Strong communication skills

Graphic Designer Freelancer 
Paid per project / Freelance / Start date: Immediately

Link Studio is in search of a detail and deadline oriented reliable graphic designer to assist with production work for various website projects. There may also be opportunities to work on projects that require original design work. If you love good design but also love thinking about how users interact with a website then this is the place for you. We’re detail oriented and value critical thinking and a positive collaborative mindset.

As an independent freelancer, you would be able to enjoy the ability to create your own hours. You would be interfacing directly with the founder to receive feedback. You will have opportunity to learn not only about design but about running a company and working with clients. We also want to hear your input on projects and give you the opportunity to contribute creatively.

Requirements
Please send us your resume, a letter of recommendation, and portfolio website link along with a brief statement of what you gain from the freelance experience.

Responsibilities
Thoughtful execution of website and print design
Follow guidelines of an existing framework or template for website production work
Image research and image manipulation
Support in usability testing and quality assurance testing
Accept advice and contribute as a team member
Meet deadlines

Skills and Experience
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver
WordPress experience
Basic knowledge of HTML5 and CSS
Degree in Graphic Design preferred
Experience in responsive web design, print design and logo design
Strong communication skills
Ability to work independently

February 14, 2017

Employer Profile: Ignition72, Baltimore, MD

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www.ignition72.com

Ignition72 proudly offers custom website development services and interactive digital web solutions for businesses in Baltimore, MD and throughout the nation. By creating custom CMS websites for our clients (corporations, foundations, and businesses), we enable them to benefit from high website security and a unique, easy-to-use CMS interface. In addition to our custom website development, our company specializes in designing interactive digital media for the web, including compelling, interactive games that are compatible with almost every digital device, making a visit to your website friendlier and more enjoyable. Our motto, “Digital Made Human”, stresses the fact that our website development and interactive digital media are made to engage your visitors, turning them from mere one-time visitors to loyal customers.

Digital Designer

Paid/ Full Time/ Start date TBD

Ignition72 is seeking a motivated designer with web experience for immediate start. Several projects are now beginning that require design skill, including website design, logo design, and other web-based design.

Skills: Web design, UX + UI required, and some logo and illustration preferred.
Programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Requirements: Portfolio or work samples

February 1, 2017

Employer Profile: MPI 360, Columbia, MD

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www.mpi360.com

We are a full service Marketing Agency based in Columbia, Maryland. Our focus includes a variety of commercial needs. With photography at the top of the list, other key elements include both graphic design work and commercial printing. Despite our top-dogs, we also have consistent need for editors (both still and moving) as well commercial videography. Please feel free to contact us via email with any inquiries.

Field Photographer
Graphic Designer
Videographer
Commercial Photo Editor
Web Developer

January 18, 2017

Employer Profile: Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD

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discoverycommunications.com

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the leader in global entertainment reaching 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For more than 30 years Discovery has been satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, and through the Discovery Digital Networks portfolio, including TestTube, Seeker and SourceFed. Discovery owns Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education.

Positions to be announced closer to event date, typically Discovery Communications interviews for internships and full time positions.

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: Local Projects, New York, NY

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localprojects.net

Local Projects is an interdisciplinary experience design firm for museums and public spaces. While innovation drives much of today’s design, we’re interested in creating meaningful projects that endure.

We’re reinventing public space through media. We focus on engaging audiences through emotion and technology, developing new ways for people to interact with art, cities and one another.

Local Projects has won the top prize for every major design award including the National Design Award for Interaction Design, Fast Company Masters of Design, Webby Gold, Muse Gold and AIGA Gold.

To learn more about us, visit LocalProjects.net

Visual Experience Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

We have a roster of fantastic projects in front of us and are looking for passionate graphic designers with a strong point of view. As a member of the Visual Experience Department, designers are responsible for developing and executing impactful design solutions for a diverse range of interdisciplinary projects.

We are currently seeking a Graphic Design Intern with strong 2D design and some experience, if only in the classroom, in placing graphic design in three-dimensional space. Any experience in motion graphics and Interaction Design is helpful. Our graphic design work goes in museums, public and online spaces. We are growing into having our graphic design drive the engagement visitors have with the work.

The Graphic Design intern will work closely with Local Projects’ Project Manager(s) and Creative Director(s) to achieve specific graphic elements for project(s). Our past work includes projects for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, SFMOMA, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as well as a variety of Civic and Cultural sector clients. These projects will demand a very special individual who can work autonomously but also takes direction well and who can combine passion with craft to create something extraordinary.

You must be in a degree-granting program for graphic design, or a graduate of one, and work regular work hours to at the downtown New York City office to work with the teams.

Qualifications:

– A design degree (graphic, interaction, communication, media design, or a related field) or currently pursuing one
– Excellent design skills exhibited in an impactful portfolio
– An interest for developing unprecedented solutions that actively engage audiences
– A demonstrated aptitude for establishing design system
– The ability to think conceptually and express ideas visually, verbally and in writing
– A passion for typography
– A solid understanding or demonstrable interest in user-experience and interaction design
– Interest in designing for physical spaces and/or interactive media
– Strong technical and organizational skills
– Ambitious attitude and a strong point of view
– An empathetic nature with an open, positive mindset
– The ability to collaborate in teams, to work autonomously and to take direction from project leads
– An awareness of contemporary trends in technology, art, and design

Motion Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

Interactive Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

Physical Design Intern

Stipend/ Internship/ Summer

January 6, 2017

Employer Profile: Storyfarm, Baltimore, MD

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storyfarm.com

We are storytellers, using video to help organizations communicate more effectively. Storyfarm is a Baltimore-based video production company focusing on video storytelling for the web. Whether it’s working with advertising, marketing & communications or web agencies as a trusted subcontractor, or working with small, medium or large businesses directly, Storyfarm clients all get the same thing: a compelling, powerful, masterfully-told video marketing package. We don’t make websites, business cards or print campaigns. All we do is make great stuff with motion and sound for screens.
And we make it easy and fun.

Internships Available in Film/Video/Multimedia Production

Unpaid/ Internship

December 20, 2016

Employer Profile: MISSION, Baltimore, MD

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missionmedia.com

Mission is an agency focused on the convergence of branding, technology and effectiveness. We are fiercely independent, not beholden to layers of bureaucracy. Our mantra is single-minded: Connecting heart, mind and gut to craft communications that build loyalty, passion and demand.

Brand Designer 

Paid/ Full Time

We just threw a rock and here’s your opportunity to get hit by it. Mission is currently seeking applicants to join our design team. The position is open to mid-level designers with a wide range of skill sets. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of design for digital platforms including websites, digital campaigns, email and social media. Additional responsibilities may also include identity, packaging, layout, and advertising design. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable working within a collaborative team environment.

Primary Responsibilities

• Conceptualizing, executing and taking design pieces through production
• Working on a wide variety of brands that demand different design aesthetics
• Working closely with other designers and creative directors

Requirements

• Being highly creative, conceptual, as well as organized
• Have an understanding of brand strategy and the abilty to translate systems into digital platforms
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to take initiative and ask questions as needed
• Able to give (and take) constructive criticism
• Have excellent time management skills and able to work within deadlines
• Have an interest in social, cultural and aesthetic themes and trends
• Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• Minimum two years experience

Extra Credit

• Knack for writing copy
• Photo editing and retouching skills
• Working knowledge of front-end development
Digital Design

Paid/ Full Time

Mission is currently seeking applicants to join our interactive design team. The position is open to mid-level designers who possess a wide range of skill sets related to design for the web. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of design for digital platforms including websites, interactive displays, digital campaigns, email and social media. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable working within a collaborative team environment.

An ideal candiate is someone who isn’t afraid of new challenges and the growing demand for creating smart, usable and lasting digital experiences. They should have a strong working knowledge of user-centered design, able to develop pieces that cater to specific audiences and use cases.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
– Conceptualizing, executing and taking design pieces through production
Working with a wide variety of brands that demand different design aesthetics
Collaborating closely with other designers and creative directors

REQUIREMENTS
– Being highly creative, conceptual, as well as organized
– Have an understanding of brand strategy and the abilty to translate systems into digital platforms
– Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
– Able to articulate point of view as it related to interaction design
– Able to take initiative and ask questions as needed
– Able to give (and take) constructive criticism Have excellent time management skills and able to work within deadlines
– Have an interest in social, cultural and aesthetic themes and trends Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
– An active curiosity as it relates to emerging technologies and best practices
– Minimum two years experience

EXTRA CREDIT
– Knack for writing copy
– Illustration experience
– Photo editing and retouching skills
– Working knowledge of front-end development and production
– Enjoys being around dogs in an office environment
User-Experience

Paid/ Full Time
Digital Marketing

Paid/ Full Time
Digital Development

Paid/ Full Time

December 20, 2016

Employer Profile: Mindgrub Technologies, Baltimore, MD

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mindgrub.com

Mindgrub specializes in the strategic development of technology and services to meet the
evolving marketing and information delivery means of Fortune 500, Government and Education institutions. We create applications for the web, social media, and mobile technology. We utilize iOS (iPhone/iPad), Android, Drupal, and other software platforms to develop social media tools and campaigns. We have unique frameworks for location based services, augmented reality, and mobile gaming. Mindgrub knows, and is a leader in, how to keep users of new technology engaged and accessing information in creative and innovative ways.

Follow Mindgrub:
http://twitter.com/Mindgrub
http://www.facebook.com/mindgrub

Graphic Designer 

Paid/ Full Time/ TBD

Drive the high quality and effective execution of visual design on specific client engagements through production and collaboration.

Mindgrub is seeking to fill the position of Graphic Designer with a vibrant, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable individual. As a graphic designer on a variety of projects, you will collaborate and learn from a strongly skilled in-house team of engineers, user experience architects, and marketing gurus.

To fit the culture, you’ll need to be open to clear communication, consistent collaboration (from sketching to slacking), and willing to ask the right questions! You’ll need to be highly organized and driven by a strong work ethic. Do you spread positive vibes and love to help others? Are you ready to ask for advice or help from other team members? Do you have a love for challenging design assignments that vary from dynamic product development to lead-generation-focused websites? Are you energized by an active work environment? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, please take the next step.

Application Must-Haves:
Send us your creatively designed resume, express your personality in a cover letter, and have a live portfolio website link ready for us to review.

Job Title: Graphic Designer
Department: Design Department, Creative Team
Reports to: Vice President of Creative Strategy
Position Purpose: To drive the high quality and effective execution of visual design on specific client engagements through production and collaboration.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Execute and deliver high quality design based on client goals and contemporary design concepts
Complete assigned creative milestones on time and with a strong understanding of the project guidelines
Meet and exceed the client’s and team’s creative vision
Collaborate with project team and design leads to ensure creative direction is carried through a project lifecycle, from concept to product launch to client hand off
Collaborate with project team members to follow and advance creative processes
Apply your creativity to come up with methods to approach a design problem, and voice those ideas and suggestions to the team
Follow up with questions or ideas to help the creative process
Take input and advice from client and team and collaborate to move a project forward
Contribute to a positive, creative atmosphere
TECHNICAL SKILLS

Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud and other digital design programs, such as Sketch
Familiar with designing for Content Management Systems, like WordPress and Drupal
Understanding of the Bootstrap or other frameworks, and how they shape a digital design approach
Proficient with Google Suite and familiar with project management software, such as Basecamp
InVision experience is a plus
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design preferred, not required with acquired experience
1 to 3 years of graphic design work experience in web and/or mobile design applications
Portfolio required exhibits a mastery of graphic design principles (typography, form, color, composition, grid)
Project types preferred: Responsive web design, print design, branding and logo design, mobile app design
ADDITIONAL INFO:

The position will require you to work on-site in the Mindgrub Baltimore office, and manage multiple tasks while delivering projects on time and on budget.
This is a full-time position. Contractors should not apply.
Excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), transportation subsidy, and more.
Annual training budget dedicated to your professional development.
A flexible schedule.
Delicious catered monthly meetings.
Healthy/less-healthy snacks, beverages and coffee.
A variety of fun Mindgrub hosted events (e.g. Adventure club, O’s games, Happy Hours, and more).

 
Creative Engineer 

Paid/ Full Time

Mindgrub is looking for a talented web developer to join our growing team in Baltimore, MD. Our ideal candidate has a strong attention to detail and finely honed development skills with great knowledge of and experience building sites with WordPress.

Job Title: Creative Engineer
Department: Design Department, Creative Team
Reports to: Vice President of Creative Strategy
RESPONSIBILITIES

Developing custom WordPress sites and landing pages for our clients and internal teams.
Maintenance and troubleshooting of existing sites.
Working with designers, project managers, and other developers to find creative solutions to client challenges.
Research on new techniques and development of tools to improve quality and efficiency of our work.
QUALIFICATIONS

You should have very solid responsive HTML and CSS skills and be comfortable working with PHP and JavaScript.
Great working knowledge of WordPress and common plugins is a must ( we use ACF and Gravity Forms on most projects ).
You should be comfortable using version control and cringe at the thought of someone not using it ( we use Git ).
You should know your way around some modern front end practices and tools ( we use Bootstrap, SCSS, Gulp, and NPM on most projects ).
You don’t need to be a systems wizard but you should be able to maintain a local development environment, move sites between servers, and get your hands dirty in the command line if needed. We use Pantheon to make most of this a breeze.
You spend time thinking about how best to organize your code and make it readable for others.
You should have good communication skills and a positive attitude when working with coworkers. We learn and grow by collaborating and sharing knowledge.
You should have a good feel for user experience and an eye for good design. You take pride in building beautiful and usable custom fields. You will be working closely with designers to ensure we deliver a quality product that looks great and is easy to use.
NICE TO HAVE

Experience with other content management systems ( Drupal, Expression Engine, etc ) is a big plus.
Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks ( Angular, React, etc ) to supplement your CMS work would be great but not required.
Knowledge of accessibility and SEO best practices.
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Computer Science or other relevant degree ( unless you can show equivalent work experience).
Minimum of 2 years of WordPress development experience.
COMMENTS

This position will require you to work on-site in the Mindgrub Baltimore office, and manage multiple tasks while delivering projects on time and on budget.
This is a full-time position.
Contractors will not be considered.
Excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), transportation subsidy, and more. .
UX/IA

December 19, 2016

Employer Profile: The BOSS Group, Bethesda, MD

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thebossgroup.com

The BOSS Group is an award-winning creative staffing agency that provides interactive, creative and marketing talent. We’ve been supplying temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire professionals to leading organizations across virtually every industry sector for more than 20 years. Our clients attest to our expertise in creative staffing, the high caliber of our talent and our track record of service excellence. The BOSS Group has local offices in many major metropolitan areas and is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise and a member of the BLR Holdings family of companies.

Positions Available in the Following Areas:

Paid/ Full Time, Part Time, Temporary

Creative, Marketing and Interactive Positions

December 19, 2016

CANCELLED: Employer Profile: Quatrefoil Associates, Laurel, MD

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www.quatrefoil.com

Due to scheduling conflicts, Quatrefoil is no longer able to attend the event.  Please drop you resume off at the sign in desk if you wish us to send it to the company.

Quatrefoil creates opportunities for discovery .
We develop custom immersive museum exhibitions and experiences. As collaborators we work with you from initial brainstorming and design through fabrication and installation. Quatrefoil helps you realize the potential of your stories, bringing them to life by creating places for visitors to gather, play, and learn.

Our success is built on the convergence of talented individuals whose diverse skills and backgrounds enable us to create elegant and provocative exhibitions. Our full range of in-house capabilities makes your job easier.

Positions Available:

Graphic Designers
Exhibit Designers
UX/UI Designers
Multimedia Designers/Programmers

Paid/ Full Time, Freelance, Part Time