Careers at 3fold

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Careers

What’s it like working at 3fold?

Short answer: the best.
Slightly longer answer: The best, and a place where every member of the team demonstrates our values everyday: leadership, influence, excellence, trust, and freedom. If you live and breathe communications, love figuring out smart, creative solutions for the biggest challenges, enjoy working and supporting a team environment, but also excel in working independently, we may be a good fit!

Interested? Check out our current job openings:

(Note: We believe in being thorough. We also believe in the power of a good pitch. Don’t meet all the listed requirements? Make your case. We want great people, and we know that they don’t always fit a specific mould.)
Oh dear. We don’t have any current openings. That said, if you think you’d be a good fit, make your pitch! We love meeting new, brilliant people.

3fold is looking for an Art Director with strong concepting, creative, and leadership skills. This role is primarily responsible for ensuring our clients receive the most strategic and highest quality creative work every time.

Additionally, 3fold’s art directors have a responsibility for the development and leadership of the creative team as a whole. This not only ensures client projects are on time, on strategy, and on budget, but the team is working seamlessly and efficiently.

Good candidates will be solutions-oriented, problem-solving managers with a proven track record in creative problem-solving, concepting, and production management. This position is best suited to someone who thrives on routinely conceptualizing fresh, creative solutions that effectively communicate the strategic intent for tactics, and have the ability to clearly and persuasively communicate these concepts to the team and clients.

Art Director

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Qualifications

A minimum of 3-5 years working experience as an Art Director or Senior Graphic Designer. A 2- or 4-year degree is also preferred.

  • 3+ years design experience in an agency or in-house environment is required
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience is preferred
  • Must possess exceptional computer and design skills. Mac operating platform a must. PC knowledge a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of the following software applications is required: Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and so on—as well as Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of online and digital design and user experience planning, including a working knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions in conceiving, developing, and producing tactics
  • Ability to press check

Job Responsibilities

ART DIRECTION/GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Work with the Director of Strategy and the Account Team in developing over-arching campaign concepts and creative tactic executions for client projects
  • Personally work on the graphic and creative copy development of multiple projects
  • Possess solid understanding of the science and market dynamics of assigned product(s)
  • Work closely with traffic coordinator to schedule and monitor all projects to ensure on-time delivery of products
  • Provide accurate time and cost estimates for each tactic
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Director of Strategy
  • Act as lead website designer for all website projects – stay abreast of industry trends and maintain necessary education to deliver maximum client success
  • Act as lead animator for all motion graphic projects – stay abreast of industry trends and maintain necessary education to deliver maximum client success

CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS

  • Advise clients on all technical visual recommendations and/or issues
  • Help facilitate both the input and creative meetings
  • Deliver professional presentations to clients

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

  • Provide detailed direction to and oversight of designers
  • Assist in the education and development of designers that is in line with sales and development goals for the agency
  • Instill a positive attitude and can-do spirit within the creative team and the agency as a whole
  • Adhere to agency human resource practices and principals
  • Provide feedback and constructive criticism in an objective and well recorded manner

SALES

  • Maintains high customer satisfaction ratings that meet company standards
  • Ensure the Creative Team has the skills to stay relevant in the current market
  • Meets annually assigned sales quota
  • Assist in the education and development of designers that is in line with sales and development goals for the agency
  • Contributes to the sales process through participation in pitches, proposal development / response management, as needed
  • Contributes fresh and innovative ideas during team collaboration and brainstorming
  • Pitches successfully to clients

Skills Required

  • Leadership abilities
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Mastered composition techniques (multiple elements and interactive pieces) in producing polished final pieces (i.e., attention to detail)
  • Comprehensive computer photo-retouching and image development skills
  • Creative copywriting skills for use in design products
  • Demonstrated complete understanding of:
    • Color theory and color relationships
    • Typographic terms that identify type forms and the specifications required to refer to typographic settings (i.e., points, leading, picas, kerning, tracking, cap-height, x-height etc.)
    • Perspective and space relationships
      – Page composition and grid structures
    • Print production process, knowledge of production techniques, and correct disking procedures
    • Photography and the photographic process
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Communicate thorough knowledge of assigned product(s)
    • Provide effective direction at photo shoots
    • Communicate intentions and reasoning for design concepts and strategies to account team and clients
    • Work quickly and accurately to produce client-ready product on time and on budget
    • Effectively check and approve work on press
    • Effectively collect electronic materials for output
    • Effectively and positively handle multiple assignments at one time
    • Manage challenging situations both internally and with the client
    • Command respect of freelancers and designers and be able to effectivelyoversee and guide their work

Priority Personal Characteristics

  • Strong strategic thinking abilities
  • Ability to build trust, rapport and establish credibility with team members and clients
  • Entrepreneurial, can-do spirit
  • Leadership skills to guide and influence team and clients
  • Nimble, can effectively and efficiently juggle/manage multiple assignments

Brand Manager

Within a self-directed team, the role of the Account Services team is to be the link between the Agency and its clients. Account Services plays the lead role in developing strategic direction for all campaigns and projects, in being the Agency’s advocate with our clients, and in being our clients’ advocate at the Agency. Account Services also has business development responsibility for their accounts.

The Brand Manager position is made for a solution-producing, strategic thinking, team leader that has a solid understanding of not only “what” 3fold can provide to its clients, but “how” we do it, and, most importantly, “why”.

This position is the main contact for the client and provides clear direction and strategy to achieve the best results. Effective hands-on management of day-to-day account functions, strategic thinking, continuous understanding and management of client expectations, and outstanding cooperation and collaboration throughout the company to get things accomplished are the keys to success.

The Brand Manager works closely with their clients throughout the term of the contract to understand their goals and objectives in order to develop the solution that meets their needs. They also manage all workload; ensuring contract deliverables are completed on time, on strategy and within budget. In addition to managing the delivery of services for their clients, Brand Managers are responsible for identifying opportunities to expand existing client relationships and cultivating new opportunities.

Salary range: $50,000 – $65,000, based on experience

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Qualifications

  • Relevant work experience, with three or more years in communications, marketing and/or project management
  • Proven track record working successfully with clients
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office); Zoho, Asana, Slack a bonus

Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as the Client lead on all day-to-day development, implementation and management of all projects
  • Works directly with the internal Client to prioritize and manage client deliverables
  • Responsible for planning, implementing and managing marketing,
    advertising and community outreach strategies
  • Proactively contributes to the account services process through brief development, research and analysis, and strategy and plan development
  • Actively leads and collaborates with all departments to develop fresh and innovative ideas for the Client
  • Develops and manages advertising campaigns including launch execution, reporting and ongoing optimization
  • Develops weekly and monthly client reporting
  • Develops and presents campaign results to the Client
  • Uses experience, knowledge and skills to push the Client, the team and
    the agency in the most productive direction
  • Establishes, maintains and expands the Client / Agency relationship; anticipating opportunities, as well as emerging issues which may affect the relationship

Skills Required

  • Superior attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills, both internally and client-facing
  • Strategic thinking and ability to develop effective marketing solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects
  • Ability to liaise with internal departments
  • Comfortable asking questions
  • Can juggle a fast-paced environment
  • Thrives in a team-based environment
  • Poise and focus under pressure

Marketing Strategist

3fold is looking for an account strategist for our midtown office. Our Account Strategist plays a key role in developing and driving client strategy by gathering, defining and clarifying the insights that drive our creative solutions and help us make a difference in our clients’ business.

Collaboration is key for this position. By working with our team of account managers, digital strategists and creative team, the Account Strategist will work to define project objectives, set key performance metrics and establish project approach. Additionally, their work includes overseeing and conducting research activities, a well as keeping abreast of emerging behaviors, technologies, and companies that are changing our clients’ businesses.

In this position you will create and maintain relationships with existing and potential clients, developing strategic solutions and plans that best fit the clients’ needs. You will translate client goals into successful strategies, and manage the campaign measurement process to ensure metrics are aligned and provide accountability through reporting and analytics.

We’re looking for someone who fits our culture of excellence, trust and freedom. Someone who can work independently and collaboratively, and provide the highest quality solutions and experience for our clients and team with innovator and influencer level communications.

If you feel you’re the person for this position, please apply!

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Receptionist/Office Coordinator

3fold is looking for a Receptionist/Office Coordinator for our midtown office. This position is the first point of contact for our company, and thus one of the most important to exemplify the 3fold culture.

To be successful in this role, you should not only have a pleasant personality, but sharp decision-making skills as this is as much a client service role as anything else. You should be able to multi-task and streamline office operations while maintaining stellar focus.

Our office is a high-traffic area, as well as an open workspace. It becomes busy and can get loud, so a calm, focused demeanor is one that would serve you well in our company. We are looking for someone who is an excellent fit for our culture of excellence, trust and freedom, which means we appreciate one with a drive to not only get the job done but to get it done to the highest quality and make recommendations for effectiveness and efficiency.

If you feel this is a position that suits you, please apply!

Salary Range: $15 – $20/hr. DOE

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Digital Communications Specialist

3fold is looking for a digital communications specialist to lead facilitation of website projects, including management of project workflow, to meet key deadlines, benchmarks and organizational objectives for specific client projects.

Successful candidates will be highly-detailed, proactive, problem-solvers who thrive in a creative environment, enjoy working with people and on a team, and thrive working independently. Strong strategic thinking abilities and a deep understanding of effective communications for a variety of audiences are also key to this position.

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a college or university or related work experience
  • Three or more years of work experience in communications, marketing and/or project management desired
  • Experience using WordPress required
  • Relevant work experience
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook) experience and using Mac operating system is preferred
  • Experience using project management tools (such as Basecamp or Asana) desired
  • Proficiency in major social media platforms preferred
  • Proficiency updating WordPress posts and pages preferred
  • Experience with WordPress web development desired
  • Experience with Google keyword search tool desired

Job Responsibilities

  • Direct contact and management with client and client key stakeholders
  • Convene groups of users, where appropriate, to provide input into design, functionality and content concepts
  • Serve as principle liaison between multiple departments to maximize project resources and meet organizational objectives
  • Coordinate with teams to maximize project resources and streamline information to create a seamless user experience
  • Plan and manage website content migration strategy
  • Create and execute internal and external communications strategies to ensure information about project launch is received and understood
  • Provide post-launch website trainings
  • Create and manage content
  • Identify opportunities to refine communication strategies for communications, including maximizing content across multiple channels
  • Regularly review and report on website analytics tools to better inform content and information architecture strategies
  • Review and assess current practices and strategies for social media channels
  • Develop and implement social media content strategies and schedules, integrating communications priorities

Skills Required

  • Ability to form and communicate strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency managing and updating WordPress websites for technical and performance maximization
  • Experience using and analyzing Google Analytics for reporting and creating recommendations for website performance, SEO and content updating
  • Ability to provide leadership to clients through clear understanding of client goals and needs, knowledge of marketing best practices, and effective communication
  • Energy, enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and demanding targets
  • Strong, clear communication – both written and verbal
  • Comfortable asking questions and communicating ideas
  • Strong presentation skills
  • High-level analytical and organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority projects and meet deadlines
  • Can juggle a fast-paced environment; poised and focused under pressure
  • Thrives in a team environment, yet has the ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow and capitalize on relevant trends
  • Commitment to continual professional learning
  • Ability to solicit, accept and integrate feedback
  • Positive and upbeat attitude
  • Collaborative skills working with a design team
  • This is an office-based role that will require time in meetings and briefings, as well as staying in close contact with clients. It can be demanding, so real motivation is required to thrive. Working hours will be standard office times; however deadlines may stretch this further.

Skills Desired

  • Experience in professional client relationship management
  • Interest and proficiency in social media strategy, including channel management and content development, and how these integrate with websites
  • Lead graphic design efforts for online content, including the creation of graphics for website and social media channels.
  • Provide graphic design support for other district projects, as requested.

Priority Personal Characteristics

  • Nimble, can effectively and efficiently juggle/manage multiple assignments
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn and tackle problem-solving challenges independently
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to build trust, rapport and establish credibility with team members and clients
  • Entrepreneurial, can-do spirit
  • Leadership skills to guide and influence team and clients

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