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PLACED: Packaging Designer, Beauty; $75K, NYC

Well-respected Luxury ad boutique seeks a strategic Packaging Designer to support a global Beauty brand. You will be creating packaging and logos while helping to organize efforts cross functionally for the creative execution and direction of projects. You’ll help to define the creative needs and execute them across all primary and secondary packaging projects for skincare, cosmetics and fragrance. This person will work closely with internal teams including Art Directors, Account Directors and Operations to achieve on-brand, on-budget, and on-time. Currently, this role reports to a Senior Art Director and Creative Director.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Hand sketch and rendering of 2D technical drawings for primary and secondary packaging
  • Working with comp vendors and engineers in the industry (finishes, materials and mechanics)
  • Fluent in the language of art, photography, film, architecture, 2D and 3D design
  • Graphic Design – layouts, typesetting, logo design, signifiers, corporate identity programs, signage
  • Packaging collateral & product design
  • Store visual, display and retail experiences
  • Participate in daily working sessions with art directors – brainstorming / discovery / research / ideation
  • Regular presentation support and prep
  • Occasionally travel to shoots to serve as on set support as needed for campaigns, still life, look-books, video
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Typesetting, graphic design skills

Sounds great?! Please shoot your resume/portfolio to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network and get someone working!

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PLACED: Media Supervisor, Digital; to $85K, NYC

Gamers to the front of the line! Join a full-service NYC-based digital marketing agency specializing in the gaming, entertainment, retail, education, and technology verticals. They believe that every element of a campaign is vital and informs each next element, which is why their approach is never siloed and always integrated, across all media for brands. The agency can build and develop marketing strategies, execute campaigns, and drive revenue by creating and managing digital media campaigns using a combination of search, display, social media, email, and all other available tools. You’ll build and deliver compelling digital marketing experiences – personalized experiences that engage and convert customers in memorable and enticing ways across all platforms. They unify media, creative, and buying strategies to create memorable campaigns that will increase reach, awareness, engagement and retention. 16 award wins in the past year alone.

Acquisition-Focused Marketing. Customized analytics. Strategies that work. At this shop, Media Supervisors have excelled at campaign management and execution, are vocal and engaged leaders on their client and functional teams and have shown the ability to carry out strategy through structuring and planning as well as training and developing junior team members, ensuring that the team functions most effectively and with minimal errors.

Here’s the scope of the role:

  • Drive overall digital strategy and associated tactics to meet client’s goals, working closely with account lead; help develop Direct Response, measurement and analysis practice for all paid media initiatives
  • Establish as leader with the client and across all departmental teams and agency partners, effectively prioritizing/negotiating needs between all parties; bring new ideas to help meet client goals and grow business
  • Prioritize and manage quarterly priorities and ad-hoc requests to ensure they are executed on time and to client expectations
  • Ability to problem solve, such as finding solutions for issues not yet attempted; ability to consult/educate/negotiate with clients and agency partners
  • Proactively share learnings, trends, technologies, and best practices; establish as an expert within your functional department and client team
  • Ability to present recommendations/ideas to client and internal team; effectively merchandise successes to the client

Please have strong knowledge of: Paid search and social optimizations; Forecasting and opportunity/gap analysis; Campaign management tools, including bid rules/management; CPA and all ROI media; Monitoring new search trends/products and evaluating application to client; Research tools/competitive analysis; Budget/pacing and billing.

Ideal candidates have 4+ years of work experience (1+ years managing programs focused on delivering and optimizing paid media campaigns) with solid understanding of paid search and social campaign management and optimization practices, as well as knowledge of video, search retargeting, and other online advertising opportunities. You’re a proactive self-starter and team player comfortable in a fast-paced, results-based company.

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PLACED: Project Management Director, NYC; $125-150K

Help craft and tell beautiful stories, achieving the most creative and effective end result for the brand and the agency. Boutique ad agency with lifestyle clientele seeks to add highly passionate Project Management Director who will be the workflow authority for the agency. Someone who has built a career in Project Management, and understands that the agency is a business and you look to manage its workflow & resource deployment while minimizing churn.

What you’ll do:

-Motivate the PM and broader agency team by displaying a high level of respect, accountability and command for timelines, process and resource management across the agency

-Partnering with the CCO, ECD’s, Managing Director, and account management team, utilize a holistic view of the departments to offer guidance and recommendations on staff allocations

-Identify opportunities for workflow enhancement and embark on ways to refresh and share best practices across teams

-Assign and align resource needs with staff availability, strengths and developmental needs to maintain project and staff efficiency across multiple teams

-Participate in SOW creation process with Account Directors

-Monthly monitoring of agency hours to track burn across accounts, partnering with Account Directors to manage

-Assume accountability for the training and mentoring of PM staff, even those outside your brand assignment

-Project Manage key priority clients for the agency, while keeping track of other smaller projects working in tandem with other PM’s and Account Management team

-Integrate with other Senior leaders across departments to further the success of the Agency

The perfect candidate has:

-10+ years of project management experience within the advertising industry across multichannel media projects

-Experience managing and mentoring with a proven track record of hiring and developing staff

-Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead teams in high-pressure situations

-The ability to think big picture, while not losing sight of the details

-Quality decision making and problem solving

-High level Emotional Intelligence and ability to navigate different personalities

Sounds perfect, right? Shoot your resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please feel free to pass this opportunity along to a friend.

PLACED: Senior Project Manager, Retail; $85-100K, NYC

Boutique ad agency with lifestyle clientele seeks to add highly passionate Senior Project Manager to help craft and tell beautiful stories, achieving the most creative and effective end result for the brand and the agency. This well-esteemed shop has major credentials on integrated and strategic campaigns for some of the biggest fashion and beauty brands on the market. As the Project Manager on-site, all candidates must be savvy with the production process, ideally from tv and radio to direct mail and digital through social; you believe that Production is as much of an art as a science. From kick-off through creative development, your ability to help drive, manage and execute work in tight timelines, while fostering cross-team collaboration, sets you apart; be able to see the big picture with the ability to keep multiple trains running on time. This position requires a confident and friendly personality with excellent management skills to foster and maintain a healthy, positive work environment. Previous ad agency experience required; retail experience a plus. Minimum 4-6 years in a PM role.

Sounds perfect, right? Shoot your resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please feel free to pass this opportunity along to a friend.