Jobs

Available Position: 03.04.2014

Graphic Design Intern

We’re looking for someone who can contribute to Arkadia’s creative process as a Graphic Design Intern. Work with us for a period of 4 to 9 months. You are new to the field of graphic design and are either a senior in design school or have less than one year of working experience. You are a hands-on kind of person who can work independently and well with others. You’re joining us to learn more about graphic design.

Good visualization skills and a strong knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are important. We like that you’re detail oriented and have a typographic sensibility for print and digital. Our Graphic Design Intern is a strong listener and has a talent for conceptualizing. You’re eager to learn and willing to take instruction and feedback. The work is often fast paced, so meeting deadlines is a must. Can you create electronic files that other’s can use? Apply basic design principles to everything you do? Are you a team player?

The right candidate has a lot of promise. Everyone says so! Your portfolio shows great potential in digital and print with motion a definite plus.

Send us a brief email along with your URL or PDF and we’ll gladly take a look. If you have what we’re looking for, we will contact you. Serious inquiries only can respond to jobs@arkadiaco.com. Be sure to put the position you’re applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Requirements

• 1 year work experience
• Thorough knowledge of CS5 and OSX+
• Strong typographic sense
• Able to work under pressure
• Portfolio shows print and digital
• Motion a plus

Available Position: 03.04.2014

Contributing Junior Designer

Contribute to Arkadia’s creative process as a Junior Designer. You will collaborate with our design team but you can also work independently. With about 2 years of working experience, our Junior Designer works from concept development through final design and production.

Strong visualization skills and a thorough knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are important. We like that you’re detail oriented and have a typographic sensibility for print and digital. Our Junior Designer is a strong listener and has a talent for conceptualizing. You’re a thinker and a doer but can also take instruction and feedback. The work is often fast paced, so meeting deadlines is a must. Can you create electronic files that other’s can use? Apply basic design principles to everything you do? Are you a team player?

The right candidate has a lot of promise, with a portfolio that shows great digital and print work.

Send us a brief email along with your URL or PDF and we’ll gladly take a look. If you have what we’re looking for, we will contact you. Serious inquiries only can respond to jobs@arkadiaco.com. Be sure to put the position you’re applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Requirements

• 2 years of graphic design experience
• Thorough knowledge of CS5 and OSX+
• Strong typographic sense
• Able to work under pressure
• Team player
• Portfolio shows print and digital
• Motion experience a plus

Available Position: 03.03.2014

Contributing Project Manager

As a Contributing Project Manager, you know how important strong client relationships are. Your role is client-facing and supports the design team with the day-to-day management of project tasks. Your interpersonal skills are excellent and everyone says you are a team player. With 3+ years experience in account management, you’re responsible for assisting with proposal writing, budget calculations, project schedules, resource and vendor planning and coordination, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Our clients will call you to communication on a day-to-day basis. As part of our team, you ensure project deliverables exceed client expectations. Very organized and a strong writer, you also have a knack for numbers and timelines. We especially like that you’re interested in the businesses of our clients and can seek out opportunities to increase revenue.

Send us a brief email along with your URL or PDF and we’ll gladly take a look. Your work must be referenceable. If you have what we’re looking for, we’ll contact you. Serious inquiries only can respond to jobs@arkadiaco.com. Be sure to put the position you’re applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Requirements

• 3+ years account management experience
• Strong client-facing skills
• Past design agency experience
• Strong interpersonal & organizational skills
• Strong writing skills
• Resourceful and problem-solving skills
• Strong notetaking skills
• Mac-based with Office experience
• CS5 skills are a definite plus
• Ability to work under pressure
• Proven ability to meet deadlines
• Identify new biz opportunities a plus

Available Position: 03.03.2014

Contributing Graphic Designer

Contribute to Arkadia’s creative process as a Graphic Designer. Collaborate with our team and help shape the design needs of our clients. With 3-6 years of working experience, our Graphic Designer works from concept development through final design and production.

Strong visualization and conceptual skills along with a thorough knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are very important. We like that you’re detail oriented and have a typographic sensibility for print, digital, and motion. Do you keep a separate sketch book? So do we.

You are proud of your talent for conceptualizing and your portfolio proves it. You’re a thinker and a doer but can also take instruction and feedback. The work is often fast paced, and yes, sometimes the hours are long, but you meet deadlines with work you and our clients love.

The right candidate is curious, smart, and has a sense of humor. You may have art directed before and managing photoshoots is a breeze. You know culture, trends, history, and innovation. You can hit the ground running from day one.

Send us a brief email along with your URL or PDF and we’ll gladly take a look. If you have what we’re looking for, we will contact you. Serious inquiries only can respond to jobs@arkadiaco.com. Be sure to put the position you’re applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Requirements

• 3-6 years of graphic design experience
• Thorough knowledge of CS5 and OSX+
• Strong typographic sense
• Able to work under pressure
• Team player
• Portfolio shows print and digital
• Motion experience a plus

Available Position: 02.25.2014

Contributing Web Developers

The freelance Web Developer role at Arkadia varies from client to client. So we may need more than one developer. Can you build feature-rich, highly functional, scaleable, interactive experiences? You live to write code and know HTML 5, Javascript, CSS, and XML inside out. Some of you work on backends like MYSQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and others. Did we mention that you know you’re way around CMS’ like WordPress, Drupal, and DotNetNuke to name a few.

We like that you’re ok to talk with clients and they understand what you say. Social media makes complete sense to you and you have the background to prove it. You know your way around mobile and you’ve probably built an app or two.

We love that you’re forward thinking, looking to collaborate with a design team to make both of us look good. Your creative side appreciates great design, right down to the typography.

Send us a brief email along with your URL or PDF and we’ll gladly take a look. Your work must be referenceable. If you have what we’re looking for, we’ll contact you. Serious inquiries only can respond to jobs@arkadiaco.com. Be sure to put the position you’re applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Requirements

• 2+ years work experience
• HTML5/Javascript/CSS/XML
• MYSQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server
• CMS design and customization
• Mobile
• App development

Other professionals we are always
looking for and continue to hire on a
per project basis:

Strategists, Print Production Designers, Copywriters,
Directors, DP’s, Sound Engineers, Motion Designers,
Digital Designers, App Developers, Information
Architects, Illustrators, Photographers, Information
Designers, Voice Over Artists, Film/Video Editors,
Stylists, Set Designers, Producers

General Submissions

If you are interested in job opportunities at Arkadia, please send a resumé and portfolio in PDF format to jobs@arkadiaco.com along with a letter of interest. Please be certain to name files with your name rather than portfolio.pdf and optimize the file size for easy transmittal. We will be in touch as soon as possible and will arrange an appointment to meet should your qualifications meet our current needs. Do not send printed matter or original work to the studio. We cannot be responsible for nor can we return original work.