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Taking care of you is our top priority. That’s why we show our TLC at Pineapple Co by matching 3% of your 401(k) contributions, providing comprehensive medical, dental + vision insurance for you and your dependents, healthy time off, flexible spending, reimbursement for your cell phone bill, money for being active, insurance for your pet, and much more!

Our Spaces

What sets our spaces apart? Bright, airy spaces decked out in cool art made by even cooler employees, plenty of local coffee to perk us up, and on-site yoga to wind down. Plus we bring our furry friends to work—so a love of dogs is a must!

Social good

What’s important to you is important to us, so we want to help support the awesome organizations that you care about. At Pineapple Co, employees can take up to five paid days off a year to volunteer at a nonprofit, and we’ll match your donations dollar-for-dollar up to an unlimited amount. Social consciousness never sounded so good!

Learn & play

We love to learn as much as play, so what could be better than combining the two? Through our new Learning and Development initiatives, such as internal and external classes, speaker series, and annual company retreats, employees grow professionally while connecting personally—and of course, having fun together. Sounds like a win-win to us!

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Pineapple Co is the parent company to the portfolio of businesses founded by Maneesh K. Goyal.

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3D Designer

New York, NY, United States

This is a unique position for a talented 3D Designer (with some 2D skills)!

It requires creative executional work across a variety of responsibilities. This designer would need to feel comfortable taking ownership of the full breadth of an experience design project with guidance and support from the Design Director and/or Head of Design. Their wide range of responsibilities would include; participating in initial brainstorming sessions, conducting site visits and surveys, creating floor and flow plans, developing interior and scenic concepts, building 3D models and rendering ideas for presentations, creating technical drawings for fabrication, laying out simple graphic treatments, prepping files for print and overseeing installations of all design components at the load-in.

It is imperative that this designer is strong communicator and collaborator. They must have basic material/ fabrication knowledge and be able to work creatively and effectively within a budget.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D modeling of environments, displays, installations, etc.
  • Ideation and design of custom interior and scenic elements
  • Building floor plans — assessing guest flow and estimating capacities
  • Development of conceptual design theme — creating cohesive mood boards and mock-ups to communicate ideas to the client
  • Design timeline management — strictly adhering to deadlines, updating deliverable dates as necessary
  • Managing vendor relationships for both printing and fabrication
  • Managing the Design budget — obtaining quotes and tracking/estimating costs actively to keep designs within the allotted buckets provided by the Production lead
  • Development of presentation decks
  • Delivering and presenting designs directly to clients
  • Basic Graphic Design — spatial treatments for environment designs, signage and wayfinding, invitations, etc. (Our staff Graphic Designer will own or collaborate on some, but not all, graphic needs)
  • Creation of build drawings for the fabrication of any custom scenic pieces — detailing and specifying dimensions, materials, and finishes
  • Prepping graphics for print and creating print mechanicals
  • Sourcing props, furniture, and decor
  • Mentoring and managing an intern, or freelance support as needed
  • Attending site visits to conduct surveys/obtain necessary measurements
  • Joining brainstorms and helping to creatively solve for client’s objectives
  • Oversight and direction of scenic installations on-site
  • Oversight and direction of graphic installations/print vendor management on-site
  • On-site styling, as needed
  • Developing shot lists for event photographers
  • Working with the client development team on design needs for creative proposals


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a background in scenic/interior design or other spatial design decks
  • Have, at minimum, a basic understanding of graphic design and related programs
  • Demonstrate excellent time management and the ability to work fast and efficiently under tight timelines — manages stress well
  • Be a self-starter
  • Be highly organized
  • Be a team player in a tight-knit office environment
  • Love problem-solving - always looking for a good challenge!


Requirements:

  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Exceptional collaboration with internal and external teams
  • 2+ years professional experience in a related field
  • Strong SketchUp and rendering skills, Vectorworks/CAD a plus
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Environmental/Exhibition Design, Architecture, Interior Design or related field
  • Must have a great sense of humor and thrive in a creative and social environment
  • Must be dog-friendly!
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Account Executive

Los Angeles, CA, United States

MKG is searching for a smart, passionate and creative Account Executive to help manage and lead one of the agency’s key accounts out of our LA office. Candidates must have proven experience working directly with the client, partners, and internal resources on conceptualizing and executing top-notch brand experiences, and will play a key role in delivering growth and innovation on this business. Experience in brand marketing, sponsorship activation, account support and client relations is desired.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Support manager in planning and executing all marketing programs
  • Oversee the management of West Coast Sales and Community Engagement programs from conception to completion
  • Prepare meeting materials and author and circulate thorough notes for all status meetings and project related meetings
  • Serve as internal brand custodian, organizing and maintaining internal resources, effectively communicating brand guidelines, goals and expectations to resources within and outside the agency
  • Collaborate and liaise with Inter Agency Teams in cross-platform projects
  • Actively contribute to creative ideation for brand activations and initiatives
  • Establish, coordinate and enforce internal and external deadlines and deliverables
  • Assist in the initial development of budgets, managing margins & revenue goals
  • Author presentations for various purposes within a project lifecycle
  • Onsite support at events, as needed

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in branding/marketing/advertising
  • Have a deep understanding of the experiential landscape
  • Have an interest in keeping up with the latest industry trends
  • Have a general understanding of the production process
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues
  • Be able to think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational skills accordingly


Requirements:
       

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Proven track record of executing successful campaigns for demanding clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Have the ability to manage up
  • Ability to multi-task across multiple projects/disciplines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive
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Business Development Associate

Los Angeles, CA, United States

MKG is searching for a smart, organized, relationship-driven individual to assist with the development and execution of new business proposals for new and recurring clients. This person will report to the Director of Business Development out of our Los Angeles office and will be an essential part of the team responsible for driving the growth of our west coast office and our clients.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and assist the Director of multiple proposals at any given time, meeting all internal and external deadlines
  • Provide client business insights to strategist to aid in the development of creative briefs
  • Partner with strategy and creative team to develop innovative solutions based on knowledge of client’s business
  • Assist and/or lead in all client communications to understand proposal needs, marketing objectives and KPIs, set overall project expectations and deliverables, address all questions in specifically and in detail between agency and client in a clear and concise manner.
  • Project manage the proposal process efficiently by reinforcing roles, timelines, and accountabilities internally and with clients
  • Successfully manage internal resources (finance, production, design, etc.) to develop comprehensive proposals that deliver against client needs
  • Attend new business presentations and pitches
  • On-going nurturing of client relationships, building a rapport ensuring client feels confident with the agency to address all proposal phase concerns
  • Research market conditions and trends to identify how MKG can most effectively grow existing client relationships and expand our current list of clients
  • Work closely with Strategic Partnerships and Business Development to develop and maintain a database of existing and prospective clients to inform our new business strategy
  • A constant advocate for the agency with clients and existing networks

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experiential and/or brand marketing experience in a client facing role
  • Have strong communications and presentation skills
  • Have a strong understanding of experiential production and budget assessments
  • Understand the “big picture” when assessing our clients’ objectives and show the ability to effectively communicate that direction to the creative team
  • Have an interest in keeping up with the latest industry trends and competitive landscape
  • Be able to sort through complex information and decide best approach to take with meticulous attention to detail
  • Be a confident time manager who is able to multi-task across multiple projects and disciplines in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to be resourceful  
  • Be an enthusiastic brainstormer
  • Be passionate about outside-the-box ideas, marketing, MKG, and our clients!

Requirements:  

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Strong understanding of brand marketing & sponsorship
  • Ability to nurture and grow long-lasting client relationships
  • Articulate and well spoken
  • Ability to manage up
  • Must have an awesome sense of humor, a collaborative spirit and a love for dogs!
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Creative Associate

Los Angeles, CA, United States

MKG is searching for a highly imaginative inspiring Associate Creative to generate big ideas.  Reporting to the Associate Creative Director, this role will be responsible for supporting the creative process from ideation to development.  This person should have the ability to understand the “big picture” and offer macro-level creative solutions to current and prospective clients. Strong experience in brand marketing, sponsorship activation, and client relations is desired. Candidates must demonstrate proven leadership and be passionate about delivering and executing innovative ideas and experiences.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Associate Creative Director on various client projects and agency creative initiatives.
  • Working with a strategist to develop creative ideas and programs for MKG’s clients.
  • Developing ideas and programs that meet client objectives using a wide arsenal of tools from live events, sponsorships, partnerships, traditional media, social media, technology, and more.
  • Driving brainstorm sessions and creating supporting presentation materials
  • Working with new business teams to respond to RFPs and new opportunities.
  • Working with account teams to develop fresh ideas and plans for existing clients.
  • Partnering with a cross-disciplinary team (including designers, strategists, producers, social and digital experts) to help define and execute concept direction and experience strategy
  • Working in conjunction with agency design team to bring ideas to life.  (NOTE – this is NOT a design position)
  • Ensuring creative output is results driven.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have direct experience in brand marketing.
  • Have a solid understanding of the experiential marketing and sponsorship landscape.
  • Be incessantly curious about the world, culture, and trends that affect our business.
  • Have the ability to think creatively about a variety of challenges and challenge the way we think.
  • Have a great sense of humor and a positive attitude about stuff that is sometimes not that sweet.

Requirements:

  • 3 to 4years of creative experience in an agency environment.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to take an idea from a thought to a full-blown proposal.
  • Ability to deliver strong concepts for both physical and digital experiences.
  • A proven track-record of taking big picture ideas and concepts and creating campaigns that flow through all marketing channels.
  • Experience working on digital marketing, social media, mobile or other digital media.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving abilities
  • Must Love Dogs!
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Freelance Associate Event Producer

New York, NY, United States

The Freelance Associate Producer will support Producers and Senior Producers on individual agency projects as contracted in our New York Office. Project management and attention to detail are central to this position. This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the planning and execution of multi-channel projects that include live events, content, social and digital driven initiatives
  • Executing tasks as directed by supervising producers, including sourcing vendors, preparing key project/ production documents, tracking the budget and working on-site
  • Balancing supporting producers on larger projects as well as taking on individual smaller projects
  • Scheduling, coordination and clear communication between internal team members, clients, and outside organizations/consultants
  • Working with the team to evaluate, develop and estimate costs and timelines against concepts, designs, goals etc.
  • Managing simultaneous projects and/or tasks in various stages of a project lifecycle; potential to report into multiple supervisors at a time
  • Participation in brainstorms and client meetings; coordinate logistical needs for meetings and presentations
  • Researching, sourcing and securing vendors/partners/permits and negotiating contracts and pay terms
  • Actively track project(s); issue recaps documenting progress
  • Managing and tracking event budgets
  • Ensuring client priorities and objectives are maintained throughout the production process and execution
  • Ability to travel as we produce projects and events across the country
  • Developing and building client relationships; manage client expectations

The ideal candidate:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Is a self-starter; able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Is a proactive, thoughtful and strategic planner and thinker
  • Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease
  • Has experience preparing, explaining and managing event budgets
  • Is passionate about what they do and loves to learn; is excited by the opportunity to wear multiple hats
  • Has trusted contacts in the experiential marketing industries  

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years as an Associate Producer and/or project manager of experiential marketing and live event productions
  • Client-facing role within an agency environment; experience working on a team with a direct supervisor
  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills
  • Budget management / tracking
  • In-office and onsite event management experience
  • A proven track-record of executing successful productions, campaigns and partnerships
  • Flexibility and a smile!
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Freelance Creative // Copywriter

Los Angeles, CA, United States

MKG is searching for a highly imaginative inspiring freelance Copywriter to generate big ideas.  Reporting to the Associate Creative Director, this role will be responsible for supporting the creative process from ideation to development.  This person should have the ability to understand the “big picture” and offer macro-level creative solutions to current and prospective clients. Strong experience in brand marketing, sponsorship activation, and client relations is desired. Candidates must demonstrate proven leadership and be passionate about delivering and executing innovative ideas and experiences.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Associate Creative Director on various client projects and agency creative initiatives.
  • Working with a strategist to develop creative ideas and programs for MKG’s clients.
  • Developing ideas and programs that meet client objectives using a wide arsenal of tools from live events, sponsorships, partnerships, traditional media, social media, technology, and more.
  • Driving brainstorm sessions and creating supporting presentation materials
  • Working with new business teams to respond to RFPs and new opportunities.
  • Working with account teams to develop fresh ideas and plans for existing clients.
  • Partnering with a cross-disciplinary team (including designers, strategists, producers, social and digital experts) to help define and execute concept direction and experience strategy
  • Working in conjunction with agency design team to bring ideas to life.  (NOTE – this is NOT a design position)
  • Ensuring creative output is results driven.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have direct experience in brand marketing.
  • Have a solid understanding of the experiential marketing and sponsorship landscape.
  • Be incessantly curious about the world, culture, and trends that affect our business.
  • Have the ability to think creatively about a variety of challenges and challenge the way we think.
  • Have a great sense of humor and a positive attitude about stuff that is sometimes not that sweet.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of creative experience in an agency environment.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to take an idea from a thought to a full-blown proposal.
  • Ability to deliver strong concepts for both physical and digital experiences.
  • A proven track-record of taking big picture ideas and concepts and creating campaigns that flow through all marketing channels.
  • Experience working on digital marketing, social media, mobile or other digital media.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving abilities
  • Must Love Dogs!
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Freelance Creative // Copywriter

New York, NY, United States

MKG is searching for a highly imaginative inspiring freelance Copywriter to generate big ideas.  Reporting to the Creative Director, this role will be responsible for supporting the creative process from ideation to development.  This person should have the ability to understand the “big picture” and offer macro-level creative solutions to current and prospective clients. Strong experience in brand marketing, sponsorship activation, and client relations is desired. Candidates must demonstrate proven leadership and be passionate about delivering and executing innovative ideas and experiences.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting Creative Director on various client projects and agency creative initiatives.
  • Working with a strategist to develop creative ideas and programs for MKG’s clients.
  • Developing ideas and programs that meet client objectives using a wide arsenal of tools from live events, sponsorships, partnerships, traditional media, social media, technology, and more.
  • Driving brainstorm sessions and creating supporting presentation materials
  • Working with new business teams to respond to RFPs and new opportunities.
  • Working with account teams to develop fresh ideas and plans for existing clients.
  • Partnering with a cross-disciplinary team (including designers, strategists, producers, social and digital experts) to help define and execute concept direction and experience strategy
  • Working in conjunction with agency design team to bring ideas to life.  (NOTE – this is NOT a design position)
  • Ensuring creative output is results driven.

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The ideal candidate will:

  • Have direct experience in brand marketing.
  • Have a solid understanding of the experiential marketing and sponsorship landscape.
  • Be incessantly curious about the world, culture, and trends that affect our business.
  • Have the ability to think creatively about a variety of challenges and challenge the way we think.
  • Have a great sense of humor and a positive attitude about stuff that is sometimes not that sweet.

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Requirements:

  • 5 years of creative experience in an agency environment.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to take an idea from a thought to a full-blown proposal.
  • Ability to deliver strong concepts for both physical and digital experiences.
  • A proven track-record of taking big picture ideas and concepts and creating campaigns that flow through all marketing channels.
  • Experience working on digital marketing, social media, mobile or other digital media.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving abilities
  • Must Love Dogs!
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Freelance Creative Technologist

New York, NY, United States

MKG is a creative agency specializing in brand experiences.

We believe that brands are people, too. Or, at least they should strive to be more like us. Because it’s those human qualities like kindness, humor, and intelligence that make a brand so appealing. And when brands get human and treat people like people, they earn our respect, our desire, and our dollars. And you can see that in the work we do. We create experiences where people can connect with brands the same way they connect with each other.

Let’s make something.

Job Description:

MKG is looking for you - a Creative Technologist who operates in the intersection of digital and physical.

The position sits between our creative team and our production team and you are a hybrid of the two. Your vast knowledge and excitement for technology will complement our creative ideas and elevate our work. You're not just a creative thinker though, you also love tinkering and figuring out how to make ideas into realities.

You will bring 4 to 6 years of relevant experience with the ability to pitch, source, and execute engaging digital and interactive campaigns across a variety of different brands and categories. You are an encyclopedia of emerging technologies and how they are being used in the brand marketing world.

You are a creative thinker and a problem solver with a strong blend of creative ideas and project management skills. Since every project is unique in execution, you're able to dictate and build custom teams.


Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years experience concepting, pitching, and executing interactive campaigns.
  • Can work in a lead role developing strong creative ideas for digital experiences
  • Is a wizard when it comes to current trends surrounding technology in experiential marketing
  • Has a robust roster of contacts to call upon including production shops, digital artists. Developers, coders, creators, technologists, etc
  • Has the ability to deliver quality work in a fast paced, high volume, agency environment.
  • Is an excellent writer with great communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Has strong quantitative analysis skills to interpret data and mine for insights. Knows how to set up analytics and measuring systems to track effectiveness of a digital campaign.
  • Is a multi-tasker who can handle several projects at once (and who, frankly, would be bored to tears any other way)
  • Knowledge of OpenFrameworks/Cinder/C++, Processing, Unity, Unreal, Hardware (Raspberry Pi, Arduino - sensors, motors, LED lights, Kinect, displays, etc), JavaScript, WebGL, CSS, HTML, Backend/Database
  • Oh, and you live in NYC (or you want to.)
  • You have a sincere love of dogs.
  • Most importantly - you’re fun to work with, have a positive attitude, and are passionate about the work you do.

To apply, let us know why you’re the right fit for conquering the world (and particularly this position). Please include links to examples of your work and share your favorite digital experience, product, or site of late.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MKG is a certified minority owned company.

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Freelance Event Designer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

This is a unique position for a talented two-and three-dimensional designer requiring design work in various capacities. The designer will primarily be responsible for executing event installations with supervision from the Design Director, from participating in initial brainstorming sessions, creating floor plans and rendering ideas for presentations to creating technical drawings, graphic design work, and directing fabricators and overseeing the final staging of all design components. It is imperative that the designer is able to work creatively within a budget. We are looking for candidates for short and long term freelance with a possibility to transition into a full-time position.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record of creative execution with 2+ years experience
  • Have a background in scenic/interior design or other spatial design
  • Have strong graphic design skills
  • Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have stellar people skills
  • Thrive in a small, intimate work environment


Requirements:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Sketchup
  • Strong CAD skills – Vector Works a major plus
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Scenic Design, Architecture, Interiors or related field
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Freelance Event Designer

New York, NY, United States

This is a unique position for a talented two-and three-dimensional designer requiring design work in various capacities. The designer will primarily be responsible for executing event installations with supervision from the Design Director, from participating in initial brainstorming sessions, creating floor plans and rendering ideas for presentations to creating technical drawings, graphic design work, and directing fabricators and overseeing the final staging of all design components. It is imperative that the designer is able to work creatively within a budget. We are looking for candidates for short and long term freelance with a possibility to transition into a full time position.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record of creative execution with 2+ years experience
  • Have a background in scenic/interior design or other spatial design
  • Have strong graphic design skills
  • Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have stellar people skills
  • Thrive in a small, intimate work environment

Requirements:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Sketchup
  • Strong CAD skills – Vector Works a major plus
  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Scenic Design, Architecture, Interiors or related field
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Freelance Event Producer

New York, NY, United States

The Freelance Producer will oversee individual agency projects as contracted, and manage client relationships in our New York Office. Project management and oversight are central to this position. This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Executing multi-channel projects that include live experiential events, video production and social and digital driven initiatives
  • Managing client relationships on production related issues, as well as managing client needs and expectations.
  • Managing production staff, including assigning individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.
  • Developing and managing event budgets and project profit margins.
  • Managing production schedules and logistics.
  • Sourcing venues and vendors and negotiating contracts with venues and vendors.
  • Liaising with in-house Design and Operations divisions to reach client goals for each project.
  • Obtaining City permits.
  • Preparing documents for events, including run-of-show, production schedules, and scripts.
  • Wrapping events.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Prior event experience with experiential marketing  
  • Be able to think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational and managerial skills accordingly.
  • Have a broad network of contacts in the field of event production to help attract and keep business.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant event production experience.
  • Have experience preparing detailed event budgets.
  • Have experience managing client expectations.
  • A proven track-record of executing successful productions.
  • Experience managing staff.
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Freelance Event Producer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Freelance Producer will oversee individual agency projects as contracted, and manage client relationships on production related issues in our Los Angeles Office. Project management and oversight are central to this position. This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing client relationships on production related issues, as well as managing client needs and expectations.
  • Managing production staff, including assigning individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.
  • Developing and managing event budgets and project profit margins. • Managing production schedules and logistics.
  • Sourcing venues and vendors and negotiating contracts with venues and vendors.
  • Liaising with in-house Design and Operations divisions to reach client goals for each project.
  • Obtaining City permits.
  • Preparing documents for events, including run-of-show, production schedules and scripts.
  • Wrapping events.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience managing client expectations.
  • Have experience preparing detailed event budgets.
  • Be able to think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational and managerial skills accordingly.
  • Have a broad network of contacts in the field of event production to help attract and keep business.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant event production experience.
  • A proven track-record of executing successful productions.
  • Experience managing staff.
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Freelance Event Production Assistant

New York, NY, United States

The Production Assistant will support Producers on individual agency projects as contracted in our New York Office. Project management and attention to detail are central to this position. This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the execution of multi-channel projects that include live experiential events, video production and social and digital driven initiatives
  • Executing project tasks, as directed by Associate Producer(s) and/or Producer(s)
  • Researching, sourcing and securing venues and vendors, talent, event staff, premiums etc.
  • Scheduling, coordination, and communication between team members across in-house departments (i.e. Creative, Design, Operations) as well as outside organizations/consultants
  • Managing simultaneous projects in various stages of a project lifecycle
  • Coordinating operational/logistical needs for internal, external and client meetings and presentations
  • Balancing supporting producers on mid-sized projects as well as taken on individual projects of smaller scale
  • Edit and maintenance of project documentation including; master project and deliverable timelines, production schedules, contact sheets, status reports, agendas, meeting notes etc.
  • Participation in brainstorms, team and client meetings and briefings
  • Actively track project status and progress - set up meetings and send meeting recaps, next steps
  • Learning how to manage up and meet expectations of producers and other team leaders
  • Working and managing teams and vendors on-site to ensure the seamless installation and execution of every event/experience
  • Ability to travel as we produce projects and events across the country


The ideal candidate:

  • Thrives and is successful in a fast paced environment
  • Is a self-starter - able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Has experience in the event, marketing, entertainment or advertising industries
  • Is proactive and able to take direction
  • Has the ability to prioritize and change/shift focus with ease
  • Is passionate about what they do and loves to learn
  • Is excited by the opportunity to wear multiple hats


Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a Production Assistant
  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills
  • Has worked as a part of a client/project team
  • In-office and onsite event management experience
  • Flexibility and a smile!
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Freelance Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

This is a unique position for a talented graphic designer requiring design work in various capacities. The designer will primarily be responsible for executing graphic needs with supervision from the team Graphic Designer on a series of active projects and branding needs. It is imperative that the designer is able to work creatively within a budget and on tight timelines. We are looking for candidates for short and long term freelance.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record of creative execution with 2+ years experience
  • Have strong graphic design skills
  • Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have stellar people skills
  • Thrive in a small, intimate work environment<span<span

Requirements:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design or related field
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Freelance Graphic Designer

New York, NY, United States

This is a unique position for a talented graphic designer requiring design work in various capacities. The designer will primarily be responsible for executing graphic needs with supervision from the team Graphic Designer on a series of active projects and branding needs. It is imperative that the designer is able to work creatively within a budget and on tight timelines. We are looking for candidates for short and long term freelance.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record of creative execution with 2+ years experience
  • Have strong graphic design skills
  • Have diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have stellar people skills
  • Thrive in a small, intimate work environment<span<span

Requirements:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design or related field
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Freelance Interactive Producer

New York, NY, United States

The Freelance Interactive Producer sits in the Production department in our New York office, working in close collaboration with agency creatives, designers, and producers on a variety of digital and interactive projects.  This person brings a wealth of experience, information, and excitement around emerging technologies/trends.  The interactive producer must be highly organized, self-motivated, solutions-oriented and able to think creatively and quickly. Excellent project management, communication skills and attention to detail are essential for the position.


Duties:

  • Lead a variety of digital and interactive projects from concept approval through project completion, including; timeline and content development, team and partner coordination, budgeting, quality control, implementation and reporting
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Ability to multi-task across simultaneous projects and deadlines, processing and communicating information quickly to appropriate parties
  • Discuss technical concepts with partners and vendors with a strong ability to clearly translate and present to internal team members and clients
  • Build and manage detailed work back plans, production schedules, and budgets
  • Work with and manage partners and vendors to seamlessly integrate concepts into physical builds when appropriate  
  • Assess, determine and build custom teams based on individual project needs
  • Build, manage and track budgets and expenses for a variety of budget ranges
  • Ability to Interpret data and know how to develop/ implement tracking tools and systems to measure results.
  • Conduct / oversee QA testing of all deliverables
  • Knowledge of digital and emerging technologies and trends, coupled with a strong interest in working in
  • Balance multiple projects and associated project plans, budgets, deliverables, and teams
  • Experience in interactive project management.
  • interactive development process including in-depth understanding of content development, information architecture, interaction design, visual design, and technology.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience as an Interactive Producer / Project Manager managing and executing interactive and digital campaigns, installations etc.
  • Have a robust roster of contacts to call upon including production shops, digital artists, developers, coders, creators technologists etc.
  • Deliver quality work in a fast paced, high volume, agency environment.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and proactive problem-solving abilities.
  • A sincere love of dogs.
  • Fun to work with, have a positive attitude and are passionate about the work you do.
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Freelance Senior Event Producer

New York, NY, United States

The Freelance Senior Producer will oversee individual agency projects as contracted, and manage client relationships in our New York Office.

Client and project management/oversight are central to this position as the Senior Producer drives the project and process. This role will manage an internal team - freelance and full-time producers on a project-by-project basis.  This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Production

  • Managing and Executing multi channel projects that include live experiential events, video production and social and digital driven initiatives
  • Developing a detailed plan of action leading it through completion and ensuring that the project is running smoothly during all phases.
  • Working cross-functionally (internally and externally) to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are identified and managed day-to-day in order to successfully meet expectations and project goals
  • Managing production staff, including assigning individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.
  • Translating creative ideas into project plans and deliverables.
  • Ensuring that integrated event solutions are innovative and strategically relevant, building brand equity and delivering results for the client.
  • Overseeing the creation and maintenance of critical project tracking and documentation.
  • Developing and managing budgets, handling vendor contract and fee negotiations, ensuring billing and invoicing terms and processes are met
  • Managing onsite teams to ensure the seamless installation and execution.
  • Ability to travel as we produce projects and events across the country!

Project & Client Management

  • Ensuring client priorities and objectives are met and maintained throughout the production/execution.
  • Leading clear and consistent communication and coordination between team members across in-house departments, outside organizations/consultants and clients.
  • Understanding and clearly translating both team and client vision, direction, and needs.
  • Managing client needs and expectations, while building and strengthening client relationships.
  • Assisting with the development and refining of Statements of Work.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience managing multiple clients and projects simultaneously
  • Is a proactive, thoughtful and strategic thinker
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment, is resourceful, self-motivated, extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  • Has excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Delivers unsurpassed client and customer service.
  • Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease.
  • Has worked with clients in travel, hospitality, lifestyle, beauty, sports, tech and/or entertainment.
  • Has a broad network of contacts in the experiential marketing and production industries/fields.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-8+ years experience as a lead Producer / Senior Producer of experiential marketing events and campaigns.
  • Client-facing role within an agency environment.
  • Proven track record developing and managing large, complex projects/teams.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels within the organization in addition to clients, partners and vendors.
  • Experience developing and managing seven figure budgets.
  • A positive team player and leader who fosters collaboration.
  • A love of dogs!
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Freelance Senior Event Producer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Freelance Senior Producer will oversee individual agency projects as contracted, and manage client relationships in our LA Office.

Client and project management/oversight are central to this position as the Senior Producer drives the project and process. This role will manage an internal team - freelance and full-time producers on a project-by-project basis.  This person must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Production

  • Managing and Executing multi channel projects that include live experiential events, video production and social and digital driven initiatives
  • Developing a detailed plan of action leading it through completion and ensuring that the project is running smoothly during all phases.
  • Working cross-functionally (internally and externally) to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are identified and managed day-to-day in order to successfully meet expectations and project goals
  • Managing production staff, including assigning individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.
  • Translating creative ideas into project plans and deliverables.
  • Ensuring that integrated event solutions are innovative and strategically relevant, building brand equity and delivering results for the client.
  • Overseeing the creation and maintenance of critical project tracking and documentation.
  • Developing and managing budgets, handling vendor contract and fee negotiations, ensuring billing and invoicing terms and processes are met
  • Managing onsite teams to ensure the seamless installation and execution.
  • Ability to travel as we produce projects and events across the country!

Project & Client Management

  • Ensuring client priorities and objectives are met and maintained throughout the production/execution.
  • Leading clear and consistent communication and coordination between team members across in-house departments, outside organizations/consultants and clients.
  • Understanding and clearly translating both team and client vision, direction, and needs.
  • Managing client needs and expectations, while building and strengthening client relationships.
  • Assisting with the development and refining of Statements of Work.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience managing multiple clients and projects simultaneously
  • Is a proactive, thoughtful and strategic thinker
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment, is resourceful, self-motivated, extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  • Has excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Delivers unsurpassed client and customer service.
  • Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease.
  • Has worked with clients in travel, hospitality, lifestyle, beauty, sports, tech and/or entertainment.
  • Has a broad network of contacts in the experiential marketing and production industries/fields.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 10+ years experience as a lead Producer / Senior Producer of experiential marketing events and campaigns.
  • Client-facing role within an agency environment.
  • Proven track record developing and managing large, complex projects/teams.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels within the organization in addition to clients, partners and vendors.
  • Experience developing and managing seven figure budgets.
  • A positive team player and leader who fosters collaboration.
  • A love of dogs!
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Senior Event Producer

New York, NY, United States

Overview: Lead and manage large and complex projects, teams and clients. Increased focus and emphasis on the development of management, mentorship and leadership role within the department. Manage and develop team of direct reports on an ongoing basis.

Capabilities/Requirements

  • Proven ability to successfully lead large projects with multidisciplinary teams/departments
  • Ability to manage and supervise various projects and teams simultaneously
  • Excellent project management, organizational, delegation and prioritization skills
  • Excellent client and team management skills
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills  - internally and externally
  • Diplomatic when handling / working with all clients, including executive management
  • Strong conflict resolution skills  
  • Solid leadership and management foundation, skills and experience
  • Decisive, assertive, strategic and politically aware in their decision making
  • Experienced and creative approach to budget management and revenue growth
  • Team leader who fosters excitement and collaboration

Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute large, multi-channel projects with creative and strategic objectives
  • Manage teams that may include Producer(s), AP(s), PA(s), interns and/or other specialists or freelancers
  • Flawless, clear and consistent communication internally as well as external client /partner management
  • Proactively and clearly explain / educate clients on: team roles and responsibilities, scope, deliverables, budget, schedules and program status
  • Adept at ensuring a project stays on strategy and meeting client’s KPIs and priorities, while keeping the details of a project on track
  • Actively contribute to the conceptual, creative and strategic development of programs
  • Work intimately with Design and Pink Sparrow throughout the design development, budgeting, feasibility vetting and build phases of a project
  • Prepared with solutions when escalating/discussing a situation with supervisors, clients and partners    
  • Manage events with live show/programming and technical elements with limited supervision (i.e. awards show, panels and summits requiring  show/script development, tech teams and stage/show management)
  • Has experience working with technical vendors, fabricators, specialists and artists throughout the country
  • Work with DoP on project assignments for team members
  • Guide team development by building skill set, exposure to new projects/ challenges and providing ongoing constructive feedback to help support career growth
  • Successfully balance active producing responsibilities with day to day management and guidance of all direct reports on teams and projects
  • Ensure departmental reports follow and adhere to established processes during all phases of a project: from kickoff, pre-production, production, execution and wrap/close                      
  • Nurture individual producing styles while maintaining and enforcing MKG’s consistent approach and process
  • Supervise reports’ budget development, management and tracking for programs
  • Conduct individual weekly meetings with direct team reports
  • Work with direct reports to establish and refine mid year and end of year goals
  • Lead mid year and end of year evaluations for direct report evaluations
  • Author (with Finance) SOWs, LOAs, scope additions/addendums etc. as necessary
  • Work with Production Manager and Director of Production to grow departmental vendor and freelance talent pools/relationships

Growth We’re Looking For Over Time

  • Proven ability / record of ensuring direct reports adhere to MKG processes, major project milestones
  • Assistance developing and tracking progress of direct report’s goals outlined for mid year and end of year
  • Leader in communicating MKG brand refresh, mission, place in the marketplace - internally and externally
  • Leadership agency wide, as a representative of the department and senior staff
  • Be a strategic driver on active projects and those of direct reports, help grow strategic and thinking /contributions of direct reports
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Strategic Partnerships Manager

New York, NY, United States

About Us

MKG is a creative agency specializing in brand experiences. We believe that brands are people, too. Or, at least they should strive to be more like us. Because it’s those human qualities like kindness, humor, and intelligence that make a brand so appealing. And when brands get human and treat people like people, they earn our respect, our desire, and our dollars. And you can see that in the work we do. We create experiences where people can connect with brands the same way they connect with each other.

Job Description

The Strategic Partnerships Manager is responsible for making inroads with prospective clients and marketing the agency as a whole.  This person will work with the department head to identify new client revenue opportunities and generate leads with clients who are actively looking for agency partners.

Responsibilities

  • Identify new business opportunities for the agency; research brands, evaluate their business and develop a POV
  • Identify and seek out decision makers at brands and agencies to pitch agency capabilities to
  • Network to ensure a consistent pipeline of opportunities; meet potential clients by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network
  • Ensure data is accurately entered into agency's CRM; forecasts sales targets
  • Set up and lead capabilities meetings based on outreach
  • Craft custom outreach materials/communications for potential clients
  • Work with active teams to identify marketable agency work
  • Develop case studies working with the creative leads on projects
  • Evaluate awards worth pursuing; author and project manage submissions


Requirements

  • Ability to analyze information and provide a POV
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Adept in multitasking and time management
  • Excellent research skills
  • Must be able to generate strategic solutions / problem solve without excessive supervision
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and a “can do” attitude
  • Must have an awesome sense of humor and a collaborative spirit
  • 7 years experience in a sales and marketing role
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Pink Sparrow

Based in Brooklyn, Pink Sparrow is a diverse family of creatives and craftsmen who embody the best in design + fabrication.

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Freelance Carpenter

New York, NY, United States

Reporting to the Foreman and Leads, carpenters are responsible for the fabrication, installation, and handling of custom builds. They must have knowledge of fabrication specific to special events, staging, theater and retail displays. The carpenters will need to meet the established quality standards and
timelines of all builds set by the Director of Fabrication, Foreman, Leads and Project Managers.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Operating in the fabrication department under the direction of the Foreman and Lead Carpenters
  • Working on projects as outlined by the Foreman and adhering to the department's production schedule
  • Working from drawings to verify dimensions and build with attention to detail and quality
  • Maintaining best practices and sound fabrication techniques
  • Working with a team to consistently achieve the same standard of quality
  • Effectively communicating, both orally and in writing, and remaining professional at all times
  • Ensuring proper safety practices are followed, personal protective equipment is worn at all times, and that a safe and efficient work space is maintained
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 1+ years’ experience in finish carpentry - additional 1+ years’ experience in scenic (or related) carpentry preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of stationary and hand-held power tools including table saw, routers and typical rotary blade/bit tools
  • Possession of basic hand tools and reliable transportation to job sites
  • Willingness to work overtime, nights, and weekends when necessary to deliver the project on time
  • Willingness to travel on projects for out of town installs
  • Ability to use ladders and carry at least 80 pounds
  • Knowledge of building materials pertinent to industry standards, focused on sheet goods made of wood, laminate and plastics
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Freelance Draftsman

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Reporting to the Lead Creative the Associate Draftsman will work with the Lead Draftsman as the conduit betweenDesign and Fabrication by producing effective mechanical drawings for in-shop fabrication. The Associate Draftsman will also produce files for the operation of the CNC machine.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Assist Lead Creative & Lead Draftsman throughout all potential and awarded projects
  • Attending project kickoff and fabrication meetings with senior staff members and Business Development team
  • Produce effective mechanicals decks for in-shop fabrication
  • Deliver shop drawings, and all other specific materials within pre-established timelines
  • Support Fabrication Manager, Project Manager, and Department Leads in the fabrication process throughout the build timeline
  • Produce files for the operation of the CNC machine
  • Assist in the creation of ground plans and install guidelines as needed
  • Create 2D documents for internal use and client presentations, including mood boards, conceptual renderings and mechanical drawings
  • Work within build list, and production schedule as defined by the client and Pink Sparrow leadership
  • Support overall departmental objectives as set by the Lead Creative & Lead Draftsman
  • Support overall business goals, as set by the company

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Attend weekly departmental meetings
  • Assist in any print production needs as outlined within the scope of an awarded project
  • Assist in maintaining organization of shared files according to departmental guidelines
  • Source materials and finishes as defined by the scope of an awarded project
  • Assist in creating and updating standardized templates for internal and external use
  • Participate and contribute to departmental and company culture objectives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of SketchUp, Rhino 3D, AutoCad, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Professional experience working in creating 3D designs and mechanical renderings
  • Ability to think creatively about a variety of challenges within the design and fabrication scope
  • Experience creating vectored drawings consistent w/ CNC machine operation
  • Shop drawing experience (furniture, scenic fab, etc.)
  • Working experience with various materials and fabrication techniques (wood, metal/welding, hardware,plastics, laminates, fabrics/textiles)
  • Must be able to provide written reports and feedback
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and team driven
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to constant change
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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214

214 is a branding and communications agency that positions & amplifies brands with heart.

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Graphic Designer

New York, NY, United States

About 214

214 is a brand strategy and creative agency based in SoHo, NYC, and is part of the
Pineapple Co family of companies. We use purpose to build brands and companies—from startups to scale-ups—and create compelling marketing campaigns.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Graphic Designer with strong branding / digital design expertise to join our growing creative agency. The Designer will apply their skills across a variety of disciplines, working with other designers, project managers, copywriters, strategists, and freelancers within the company.

Requirements

  • Extreme passion for design—you don’t just do it, you live it
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Collaborative team member
  • Familiar with current design and industry trends
  • Detail-oriented, but able to focus on the bigger picture
  • Organized self-starter
  • Efficient; able to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic—goes the extra mile
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Provides constructive feedback to peers and leadership
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, graphics, or the creative arts
  • 2-4 years experience at an agency or design studio
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  • Strong digital / web examples
  • Ability to design for responsive / mobile design
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Ability to design across multiple disciplines (print, web, etc.)
  • Strong logo / identity / branding designs and design systems
  • Stylistic diversity
What You'll Do
  • Assist in the planning and design for websites and interactive experiences
  • Collaborate with team to support—and lead—the creative direction and execution across various projects
  • Support team to help determine scope and timeframes for new projects
Extras
  • Experience with mobile app design
  • Knowledge of HTML / Wordpress
  • Experience with video / editing
  • Experience designing and creating HTML emails
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
There are great benefits, packages, etc. And there's always treats in kitchen.
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Live Grey

Live Grey makes work more human by deepening connection through offsites, team development services, and culture conferences.

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