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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!

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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!

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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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Account Manager

New York, NY, United States

We are searching for a smart, creative and ambitious Account Manager. The candidate will lead the day-to-day relations with the client and sponsorship partners, and will be a critical part of delivering growth and innovation on this business. Strong experience in account management, client relations and brand and experiential marketing are required. The candidate must be organized, self-motivated, and able to think creatively, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead day-to-day account management for client projects (active and proactive) as well as overall client needs
  • Oversee and manage activation plans, budgets, implementation and project wrap from start to finish
  • Manage partners, and other resources, to ensure proper coordination of all program components and logistics
  • Build strong relationships and work collaboratively with all internal departments (creative, design, production, finance) to ensure best-in-class work and output for our clients
  • Work closely with team leadership to identify proactive opportunities for the account
  • Involvement in contract and sponsorship negotiation
  • Manage all status meetings (internal and client)
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and a passion for clients’ industry
  • Track competitive activity and industry trends, and inform clients and team where relevant
  • Commit to producing the highest standard of work for client and agency projects
  • Manage and develop talent and skill set of direct report
  • Travel when required - we produce projects and events across the country and as a result 10-15% travel should be expected


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in an Account Management role
  • Have a solid understanding of the sponsorship and experiential landscape
  • Should have experience assessing and evaluating sponsorship opportunities
  • Be able to think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational and managerial skills accordingly
  • Thrives and is successful in a fast paced environment


Requirements:   
   

  • A minimum of 6 years of Account Management experience
  • Client-facing role within agency environment
  • A proven track-record of executing successful projects
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills
  • Flexibility, a smile and a love of dogs!
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Associate Designer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

This is a unique position for a talented 3D Designer (with some 2D skills)! A brief range of responsibilities include creative ideation, 3D and 2D design, design project and time management, internal and external communication, and ability to present design work and ideas. This Associate Designer role reports into the Head of Design, but also takes guidance and mentorship from more senior agency and project members while working on large-scale projects.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

IDEATION: Develop concepts through inspirational mood boards, napkin sketching, mock-ups and collaborative brainstorming (internally and externally).

3D DESIGN: Attend site visits and conduct site surveys to create scaled floor plans with programmed design and experiential elements. Model in 3D space for a final outcome of environmental renderings complete with texture, lighting and experiential elements. Understand basic material and fabrication to create build drawings for custom scenic and environmental designs. Source and style furniture and props to tell a brand story.

2D DESIGN: Utilize Adobe CC to create graphics of all scales - from large-scale environmental branding to the digital invitation or social post. Follow through with print file prep and production.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Understand the designer’s responsibility to manage internal spreadsheets, external vendors, design budgeting and project timeline to keep on track and hit important agency and client deadlines. Onsite, direct and style scenic and environmental pieces.

COMMUNICATION: Create client-ready presentation decks featuring design work: mood boards, floor plans, renderings, mockups, graphics, and various other project-related items. Communicate internally with Production, Creative, Business Development and Operations teams, as well as externally with vendors and clients.

As the superstar candidate, you:

  • Have a background in scenic/interior/industrial design or other spatial design
  • 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
  • Are a self-starter
  • Are highly organized
  • Work well in a team and tight-knit office environment
  • Collaborate well with internal and external teams
  • Take feedback and direction efficiently and are not afraid to ask questions
  • Love problem-solving - always looking for a good challenge!
  • Are dog-friendly!


Requirements:

  • Education/Experience
    • 1+ years professional experience in a related field
    • Strong portfolio of creative work featuring executed designs
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Environmental/Exhibition Design, Architecture, Interior Design or related field
  • Programs/knowledge:
    • SketchUp Pro + rendering plug-in (Podium ideal, VRay)
    • Rhino a plus
    • VectorWorks or AutoCad a plus
    • Google Drive, especially Slides for presentations
    • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
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Associate Event Producer

New York, NY, United States

We are searching for an Associate Producer to work on a team dedicated to overseeing projects and managing client relationships for one of the agency’s largest clients. Client and project management/oversight are central to this position.  This person must be organized, self-motivated, and 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 and executing events, projects, campaigns and partnerships on behalf of client.
  • Planning and managing the execution of multi-channel projects that include live events, video production and social and digital driven initiatives.
  • Scheduling, coordination and communication between team members across in-house departments (i.e. Creative, Design, Operations) as well as outside organizations/consultants/vendors.
  • Working with all members of assigned project team (including suppliers) to estimate costs and timing related to project research, strategy, design, implementation, measurement etc.
  • Managing simultaneous projects in various stages of a project lifecycle.
  • Coordinating operational/logistical needs for internal, external and client meetings and presentations.
  • Creating and maintaining project documentation including: master project and deliverable timelines, production schedules, status reports, agendas, meeting notes, runs of show etc.
  • Participation in brainstorms, team and client meetings and briefings.
  • Researching, sourcing and securing vendors/partners/permits as well as negotiating contracts and pay terms (i.e. venues, AV, staging & lighting, scenic and fabrication, talent, hospitality, emerging technologies and artists/designers/engineers, staffing, digital and video producers etc.)
  • Actively track project status and progress - set up meetings and send meeting follow-ups.
  • Developing, managing and tracking event budgets.
  • Working on-site to ensure the seamless execution of every event.
  • Travel when required - we produce projects and events across the country and as a result 10-15% travel should be expected
  • Managing client needs and expectations.
  • Building upon and strengthening client relationships.

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 managing clients and expectations directly.
  • Is a proactive, thoughtful and strategic planner and thinker.
  • Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease.
  • Has experience working with, on behalf of and/or for clients in the travel, hospitality, sports and entertainment industries.
  • Has experience preparing, explaining and managing detailed event budgets.
  • Is passionate about what they do and loves to learn.
  • Is excited by the opportunity to wear multiple hats.
  • Has a broad network of contacts in the event production, video/digital, social, hospitality and entertainment industries/fields.


Requirements:   
  

  • A minimum of 3 years in production in experiential marketing/live events and an ability to independently manage small to medium sized projects.
  • Client-facing role within agency environment.
  • Project work that included live events, video and social tactics/executions.
  • Excellent written, presentation and communication skills.
  • Has worked as a part of a client/project team.
  • Budget management: Ability to create and manage complex project budgets.
  • In-office and onsite event management experience.
  • A proven track record of executing successful productions.
  • Flexibility, a smile and a love of dogs!
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Associate Senior Designer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

MKG West is looking for a 3D/2D experiential designer with a focus on art direction and environmental spaces. This multi-talented designer reports into the Head of Design and will lead large projects for high-profile clients, manage multiple projects and junior designers as needed, and be a collaborative and strong voice for the design team at MKG West.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

IDEATION: Develop concepts through inspirational mood boards, napkin sketching, mock-ups and collaborative brainstorming (internally and externally). Participate in proposal work with the Business Development team to sell ideas and promote the agency.

3D DESIGN: Attend site visits and conduct site surveys to create scaled floor plans with programmed design and experiential elements. Model in 3D space for a final outcome of environmental renderings complete with texture, lighting and experiential elements. Understand material and fabrication processes to create build drawings & direction for custom scenic and environmental designs, integrating tech, lighting and more. Source and style furniture and props to add to the brand story.

2D DESIGN: Utilize Adobe CC to create or direct a graphic designer to create graphics of all scales - from large-scale environmental branding to the digital invitation or social post. Follow through with print file prep and production, as well as approving proofs and communicating with specialty vendors.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Manage internal spreadsheets, external vendors, design budgeting and project timeline to keep on track and hit important agency and client deadlines. Manage and direct project designers, whether full-time or contract. Give creative direction and collaborate with contract project workers, such as lighting designers, graphic animators, technical directors, and more. Direct and style scenic and environmental components within large-scale and often multi-venue load-ins.

COMMUNICATION: Create and manage client-ready presentation decks featuring design/creative work: mood boards, floor plans, renderings, mockups, graphics, and various other project-related items. Communicate internally with Production, Creative, Business Development and Operations teams, as well as sells ideas and creative design work to clients, collaborative agencies, and more.


Requirements:

Management & Culture
    • Demonstrate leadership qualities in a professional atmosphere
    • Storytell and sell ideas and concepts to clients
    • Navigate speed bumps and overcome project challenges in an efficient and clear fashion
    • Collaborate and communicate efficiently within a multi-prong project across the agency and often with external agency partners
    • Understand importance of organization, project management and delegation while working with Head of Design to manage junior designers/interns on a project level
    • Remain poised and efficient while juggling multiple projects and requests
    • Be an active member of the larger design team
    • Dog-friendly!

Education/Experience
    • 4+ years professional experience leading creative & experiential projects
    • Strong portfolio of creative work featuring executed designs
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Environmental/Exhibition Design, Architecture, Interior Design or related field

Programs/Knowledge:
    • SketchUp Pro + rendering plug-in (Podium ideal, VRay)
    • Rhino a plus
    • VectorWorks or AutoCad
    • Google Drive, especially Slides for presentations
    • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
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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

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.

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 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

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 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 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 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 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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Summer Full-Time Event Design Intern

Los Angeles, CA, 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.

MKG seeks two event design interns for the Summer of 2018 to assist on a variety of design projects in the LA office. The design intern will primarily be responsible for assisting a full-time designer - from participating in initial brainstorming sessions, creating floorplans and renderings for presentations to creating technical drawings, working with fabricators and overseeing the final staging of all design components. The intern may also be asked to produce 2D work including digital and printed invitations, mood boards and large-and small-format print graphics.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop
  • Strong CAD skills – SketchUp or Vector Works a plus
  • Be working towards a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Industrial Design, Scenic Design, Architecture, Interiors or related field

Internship dates are May 7 to August 17

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Summer Full-Time Event Design Intern

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.

MKG seeks four event design interns for the Summer of 2018 to assist on a variety of design projects in the NYC office. The design intern will primarily be responsible for assisting a full-time designer - from participating in initial brainstorming sessions, creating floorplans and renderings for presentations to creating technical drawings, working with fabricators and overseeing the final staging of all design components. The intern may also be asked to produce 2D work including digital and printed invitations, mood boards and large-and small-format print graphics.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop
  • Strong CAD skills – SketchUp or Vector Works a plus
  • Be working towards a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Industrial Design, Scenic Design, Architecture, Interiors or related field

Internship dates are May 7 to August 17

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Summer Full-Time Graphic Design Intern

New York, NY, United States

MKG, founded in 2002 by Maneesh K. Goyal, is a 62-person, highly creative, experiential marketing agency and corporate sponsorship consultant for some of the world’s biggest brands. With offices in New York and Los Angeles, the team is a group of creative trailblazers who have been recognized with multiple industry awards, making MKG a leader in creating unique and memorable brand experiences.

MKG seeks one graphic design intern for Summer of 2018 to assist on a variety of design projects in the New York office. The graphic design intern will primarily be responsible for assisting our full-time graphic designer on project-based needs (invitation/logo design, environmental branding graphics) and may include a few short videos that would be content capture from our events, which we use for our website and for viral web marketing.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop

  • Be working towards a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Graphic or Communications Design


Internship dates are May 7 - August 17

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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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Freelance Copywriter

New York, NY, United States

214 is a branding and communications agency that positions and amplifies brands with heart. We believe that in today’s world, values and purpose - the heart of what a brand stands for - motivate consumers’ decision making more and more, directly affecting the brands people admire, follow and buy.  At 214, our work connects emotionally through human insights, empathic design, rich storytelling and playful innovation.

Our team in Soho, NYC is seeking a contract Copywriter to join our for a project kicking off ASAP until 3/15/2018.

We are looking for a kickass copywriter to apply your craftsmanship to bring a new high profile brand to life. You are a skilled storyteller with a conceptual mind who can work as part of a collaborative team surrounded by some truly great minds for an innovative new ‘sharing economy’ brand.  

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Implement a combination of conceptual and copywriting skills.

  • Inspire and embrace challenges and new ways of thinking.

  • Create and manage original, persuasive, conceptually compelling work.

  • Collaborate with strategy, design and client team.

  • Specialize in concept creation and bringing ideas to life with engaging campaign copy, as well as ability to execute longer form content (with support from junior copy editors)

  • Remain proactive in answering a brief, while pushing ideas beyond what’s asked for.


QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • You have a compelling portfolio of work, demonstrating high-quality copywriting

  • You have a drive to break boundaries and craft the best ideas in the world of their kind

  • You are fearlessly, boundlessly creative and have a relentless attention to detail


WORK ENVIRONMENT

You will be working with a world-class team of strategists, creatives and account team to join in the challenge of building a truly great brand and supporting collateral to bring it to life.  Our office is small and buzzing with energy, and this is an all-in, roll up your sleeves work environment where your contribution makes a difference to building brilliant brands with heart and with haste.

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Freelance Graphic Designer

New York, NY, United States

214 is a branding and communications agency that positions and amplifies brands with heart. We believe that in today’s world, values and purpose - the heart of what a brand stands for - motivate decision making more than ever, directly affecting the brands people admire, follow and buy.  At 214, our work connects emotionally through human insights, empathic design, rich storytelling and playful innovation.

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 design 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 with other team members
  • Intimate knowledge of digital landscape
  • Familiar with current design and industry trends
  • Detail oriented, but able to focus on the bigger picture
  • Organized
  • Diligent follow-through on every task assigned
  • A self-starter
  • Efficient as a designer and with your time
  • Can work under tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic – goes the extra mile
  • Excellent written, communication and presentation skills
  • Shares and presents ideas with confidence
  • Inspires, supports, and mentors others
  • Manages work against schedules and deadlines
  • Provides constructive feedback to peers and leadership


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, graphics or the creative arts
  • 2-4 years previous experience at an agency or design studio with a BFA or other advanced degree


YOUR PORTFOLIO WILL SHOW

  • Strong digital/web examples
  • Ability to design for responsive / mobile design
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Ability to design across multiple disciplines
  • Strong logo / identity / branding designs and design systems
  • Stylistic diversity
  • Ability to 'simplify the message' in your work


WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Set and extend the standard of design at 214
  • 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


WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • Confident, engaging personality that adds to our culture, experience, smarts, and overall team strength


EXTRAS

  • Your social media (particularly, IG) reflects the designer in you
  • Experience with mobile app design
  • Knowledge of html/Wordpress
  • Video / editing
  • Designing and creating html emails
  • Familiarity with Social Media


WORK ENVIRONMENT

You will be working with a world-class team of strategists, designers and writers to partner with you in the development of ideas, products and experiences.Our office is small and buzzing with energy, and this is an all-in, roll up your sleeves work environment where every thing you do makes a difference to our goal of growing with heart and with haste. No task is too small or beneath you, and we are open to transition to FTE if that is of interest to you over time as we build our team.

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Freelance UX Designer

New York, NY, United States

214 is a branding and communications agency that positions and amplifies brands with heart. We believe that in today’s world, values and purpose - the heart of what a brand stands for - motivate consumers’ decision making more and more, directly affecting the brands people admire, follow and buy.  At 214, our work connects emotionally through human insights, empathic design, rich storytelling and playful innovation.

Our team in Soho, NYC is seeking a contract UX Designer to join our team and support our growing practice and broader digital offering.

Role Description

Support the agency’s mission of creating impactful work that builds and amplifies brands with heart. Bring heart-centered user-first design principles to the digital products we are building for our clients, informed by strategic insights that aligns with the Brand narrative in support of user goals.

Existing Client Work

Your role will include

  • Creating the information architecture and interaction design for transactional, informational, and marketing websites
  • Understanding target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into creative concepts and functional components
  • Working closely with clients to translate business requirements into meaningful interactive experiences
  • Leading and/or participating in immersive user research, concept testing, and usability testing

Qualifications

Skills & Knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to execute on IA of complex transactional interfaces, taxonomies and metadata frameworks, and templates for content management systems
  • Demonstrated experience conducting user research and translating user research into design decisions
  • Demonstrated experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to develop big ideas, and execute flawlessly against them in a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in client services and negotiating business decisions
  • High tolerance for ambiguity matched only by your desire to organize it
  • Willingness to travel


Qualifications & Experience

  • 2-3 years’ experience as an information architect, interaction designer, or experience designer (or similar role)
  • Degree in a related field, such as Library Science, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction,  or Anthropology
  • Advanced proficiency in a variety of design tools including Visio and/or InDesign, as well as the Adobe Creative Suite

You will be working with a world-class team of strategists, designers and writers to partner with you in the development of ideas, products and experiences.Our office is small and buzzing with energy, and this is an all-in, roll up your sleeves work environment where every thing you do makes a difference to our goal of growing with heart and with haste. No task is too small or beneath you, and we are open to transition to FTE if that is of interest to you over time as we build our team.

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Strategy Intern

New York, NY, United States

214 is a branding and communications agency that positions and amplifies brands with heart. We believe that in today’s world, values and purpose - the heart of what a brand stands for - motivate decision making more than ever, directly affecting the brands people admire, follow and buy.  At 214, our work connects emotionally through human insights, empathic design, rich storytelling and playful innovation.

Role Description

Our team in Soho, NYC is seeking a strategic-minded individual eager to learn and grow in Brand Strategy. This may be someone who recently finished graduate-level education, or someone with a few years of agency/in-house experience looking to retool as a brand strategy practitioner.

The successful candidate will have exposure to the processes of assessing a brand’s positioning and competitive landscape, and be familiar with thinking critically about opportunities in audience insight, creative expression and product/service innovation. She will be well-versed in brand strategy and marketing concepts, and present an informed opinion on how brands are behaving in today’s marketplace. The ability to demonstrate (in any capacity) intellectual curiosity and interpersonal empathy are essential, as is the willingness to facilitate groups and improvise in a presenter role. (A proven background in the latter is a compelling asset).

This role offers some flexibility in defining weekly workload (24-40 hours) for a commitment of 3-4 months. Please note this is an unpaid internshipIt will provide the right candidate an opportunity to meaningfully participate in client challenges while honing their skills, learning from a growing interdisciplinary team, and developing their own body of work.

Desired Skills & Knowledge

  • Well-versed in brand strategy and marketing concepts
  • Exposure to the processes of assessing a brand’s positioning and competitive landscape
  • Familiar with thinking critically about brand opportunities in audience insight, creative expression and product/service innovation
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity and interpersonal empathy
  • Collaborative nature and enthusiasm to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • High tolerance for ambiguity matched only by your desire to organize it
  • Willing to facilitate groups and improvise as a presenter (or better still, aplomb in doing so)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Prior experience in a marketing or communications role in which brand strategy was a component (along with a Bachelors’ degree), OR a graduate-level degree in brand, marketing, or communications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs.
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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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