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We need another designer!

Posted January 28, 2014 by Stephen Chuchel13 Comments

Hey! We’re looking to hire another graphic designer!

We want to hire someone who is a problem solver, a thinker, and a storyteller.

We want to hire someone that understands that advertising is storytelling, folk art, and applied philosophy, and embraces that.

We want to hire someone who wants to be challenged, and excel at what they do.

We want to hire someone that will fit into our work space – we are an advertising agency yes, but we are also a workshop in the noble tradition of blue-collar industry. This means things get messy sometimes, and that’s ok.

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Here’s some of what you’ll do:

Design
Execute creative
Develop consistency/style usage guidelines
Attend internal meetings
Self-motivated, directed research
Fabricate presentation boards to the highest OCD compliant standards

Production
Preflight production art
Communicate with delivery agents such as printers, television stations, and outdoor media
Understand “Economy of Scale” for each campaign piece(s)
Wireframe websites and user interfaces

Management
Version art assets
Track proofs and client feedback
Accurately track time and tasks in our Project Manager
Manage client approval with our Asset Manager

Philosophy
Ask questions, and stay intellectually curious about how things work and how they can work better

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13 Comments

  1. I hope you like my stuff. I really need a job. Thanks!

  2. I Look forward to hearing from your company.

  3. There seems to be a file limit on what you can upload. I had to use my text only resume since images drastically increased the PDF’s file size.

  4. Kevin Shields

    Thank you for this opportunity to apply for this position. I look forward to hearing from your company.

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  5. Added my Behance website and email updated.

  6. Marlo Munoz

    What a great way to post a job! I am definitely intrigued, and I hope to hear from you soon.

  7. Reuben Elliott

    EMRL does look like an exciting company to work for. I would love to talk about what I can bring.

  8. Sounds like an amazing opportunity!

  9. Thank you for the opportunity! Best of luck.

  10. MeatJuice

    Not long ago I designed an advertisement that won an award for funniest ad in a skateboard magazine. When I received the award it was a wood burned skateboard deck with the words “FUNNIEST ADD”. I thought this was funnier then the ad itself.

  11. Stephen

    Thanks to everyone who applied, we have found our new designer!

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