Connecticut Art Directors Club

August 2018


Digital Graphic Designer

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mascola Group, a dynamic, full-service advertising agency based in New Haven, CT, has an immediate need for a highly motivated, digitally focused Graphic Designer.

The ideal candidate for this role must have a great understanding of layout, type, and color, and an aptitude for designing in both the interactive and print worlds. The main focus of this role is the production of digital collateral, web assets banners, social media content, email communications, and infographics. Candidate will understand and contribute to digital strategies. Responsibilities also include (but not limited to) producing final files for print production and web development.

Key Qualifications

  • Interactive design skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of how to adapt design/strategies for all types of interactive technologies and flexible enough to adjust designs based on results.
  • Strong understanding of technical (UX/UI) design.
  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively to create results-generating digital experiences.
  • Innate curiosity, eagerness, and aptitude to learn about a client’s business and ability to help implement marketing strategies for its success
  • Passion for staying current with recent trends/advancement in interactive design and digital marketing.
  • Strong portfolio that showcases ability to execute marketing strategies and creative thinking.
  • Established proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, and CSS. Experience in other animation software & technologies highly desirable. 
  • Video production capabilities with Adobe Premiere or related software desirable. 
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects/client assignments simultaneously.
  • 3+ years experience required. (Agency experience preferred)

Apply

Apply at mascola.com

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Graphic Designer

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mascola Group has an immediate need for a highly motivated Graphic Designer.

The ideal candidate must have a great understanding of layout, type, and color, with an aptitude for designing in a wide range of mediums. The main focus of this role will be to design various marketing collateral — from one-off ads to full-fledged campaigns — across both the print and digital landscape. Must be comfortable working with a team to create brilliant concepts and results-focused tactics for a wide range of clients. Responsibilities also include (but not limited to) producing final files for print production and web development. 

Key Qualifications

  • Beautiful portfolio of inspired ideas that are executed flawlessly.
  • Thoroughly familiar with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of preproduction and an ability to prepare work for print and interactive execution.
  • Video production capabilities with Adobe Premiere or related software desirable. 
  • Ability to take direction and work with a dynamic creative team. This includes sharing ideas and executing the ideas of others to create compelling, results-driven work.
  • Have experience thriving in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects/client assignments simultaneously.
  • Innate curiosity, eagerness and aptitude to learn about a client’s business and the ability to help implement marketing strategies for its success.
  • Junior to mid-level experience. Will consider part-time for mid to senior level designers but in office hours are a must.

Apply

Apply at mascola.com

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Copywriter / Content Specialist

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Are you a storyteller? A yarn spinner? A self-proclaimed “master of the written word” (with the portfolio to back it up)?  If so, we should talk!

Mascola Group (that’s us) has immediate need for a highly motivated Copywriter/Content Specialist with proven experience developing copy, content and the strategy that supports it at the agency level (that’s you.)

Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years of experience writing and editing copy/content successfully in the B2C and B2B spaces – preferably in an agency setting
  • Proven ability to tell a story from different angles, to different audiences, on different platforms (READ: Online AND Offline content) and in different voices.
  • Skilled with both short- and long-form pieces
  • Excellent work ethic with an exacting attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of SEO best practices, as they pertain to content.
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects/client assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to pitch your ideas with strong verbal and visual communication skills
  • Assertive enough to ask questions when needed to ensure clarity on project strategy/direction.
  • Strong working relationship with Brand Standards and Style Guidelines, however limiting they may be.
  • Enjoys research for source material, fact-checking and to identify gaps in available content.
  • Communication skills for collaborating with a variety of teams (in-house, cross-functional, freelancers, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities or schedules and still deliver on-time and on-spec.
  • Familiarity with Marketing Automation Platforms (HubSpot, Marketo, Pardot, SharpSpring, etc.) and how they affect/assist/influence content delivery in the digital space.

NOTE: We are open to part-time/contract applicants, as well – as long as you are within (somewhat) close proximity to our offices in New Haven, CT. 

Apply

Apply online at mascola.com.

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