Connecticut Art Directors Club

October 2013


Graphic Designer/Project Manager

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2013

With a member of our team at Miranda Creative in Norwich retiring in February, we are now interviewing for an experienced, talented and engaging graphic designer/project manager to assure a seamless transition. On the design side of the job description, this "creative type" provides design support for all aspect of brand development including print and new media.

While not a web developer/designer position, this role participates in developing images/resources for interactive design. As a project manager, you will coordinate between clients and vendors to assure that expectations are surpassed and that finished products arrive on time and on budget. With such mad skills you have every right to be a diva, but we hope to find a colleague who likes to be a team player, enjoys managing their own day, and would appreciate that our client relationships are long-standing because as a team, we’re outstanding.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in a similar capacity, as well as a degree in an appropriate area of study. In addition, we required strong Adobe Creative Suite skills. This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits including health insurance coverage.

Anticipated skills

  • Exceptional Adobe CS skills
  • Strong familiarity with print management and vendor management
  • Solid communication skills (verbal/written) and thereby the ability to present concepts/lobby for good ideas
  • Detail-oriented and able to work effectively under deadlines
  • A portfolio that is so creative…it will make us wee
  • A 2-cup a day caffeine habit and...
  • The ability to quote David Ogilvy

Apply

To apply, please carefully review the requirements, responsibilities and anticipated skills for the role, sharing resume and portfolio (if appropriate) with us via engage@mirandacreative.com

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Traffic Manager

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2013

With a growing number of websites in production and under our umbrella for maintenance/support, Miranda Creative is seeking a highly organized colleague to improve communication between agency and clients while assuring a well-monitored workflow. The ideal candidate will have at least one-year of traffic/project management experience specifically in the web design/development industry, the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team, and appropriate education/training or degree for this evolving aspect of marketing. This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits including health insurance coverage.

Responsibilities

  • Define and engage appropriate project management software to address workflow on all aspects of website development/maintenance including responsive solutions.
  • Moderate weekly team production meetings to assure projects are on task/deadline.
  • Coordinate maintenance requests as well as content gathering from client and/or retained writers.
  • Research ever-increasing third-party vendors for cutting-edge website solutions.
  • Participate in new client meetings as well as proposal delivery.
  • Perform quality-control reviews on websites to assure that client goals/expectations are achieved and with a positive user experience.
  • Encourage team development by identifying and procuring appropriate educational programs/speakers.
  • Business development through tradeshow outreach/public speaking. Anticipated skills:
  • Prior experience in web traffic coordination with recommended software solutions.
  • Familiarity with Constant Contact or other email provider of choice.
  • Solid writing/editing skills necessary to support content gathering.
  • Leadership, management and effective team communications.

Apply

To apply, please carefully review the requirements, responsibilities and anticipated skills for the role, sharing resume and portfolio (if appropriate) with us via engage@mirandacreative.com

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