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Team

We are always looking to connect with talented people that share our passion and vision. If you think you would be a good addition to the team, drop us email and let us know why. info@jackporter.com

Available Positions

Graphic Designer

Jack Porter is looking to add a passionate and creative Graphic Designer to our team. As a Graphic Designer you will play a critical role in the development of dynamic and engaging experiences for stadiums, arenas, museums, retail spaces, visitor centers, and more. A thirst for variety and new challenges is required. This position merges graphic design with spatial thinking and provides an opportunity to create high profile work for elite athletic programs and brands.

Skills & Requirements

  • Energetic and hard-working, with the ability to rapidly think through a problem to generate dynamic ideas
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to receive and deliver constructive critique
  • Thrive under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of branding concepts and their integration with the built environment
  • Can move rapidly from brainstorming to sketches to developed concepts ready for client presentation
  • Show initiative and have the ability to work effectively both independently and under the direction of the senior design team
  • Must take pride in and be passionate about design work
  • Mastery over Adobe CS with an emphasis in Photoshop
  • 1-3 years of experience in Environmental Graphic Design, Exhibit Design or Graphic Design fields
  • Bachelor’s degree in design field

Extra Credit

  • Experience designing way finding systems 
  • 3d exhibit design experience
  • 3D visualization skills (Sketchup or similar)
  • Interactive and motion design experience
  • Large format print production experience
  • Experience reading architectural plans and designing in architectural scale
  • Experience with work in a Division I athletic environment
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural plans and shop drawings

If you think you would be a good fit for this position, and have the portfolio of work to back it up, we’d love to talk. Please send your resume and a link to your digital portfolio to info@jackporter.com.

Production Director

Our team is looking for a Production Director. This person thrives in developing and implementing systems. They are a leader, a communicator, and a planner with technical know-how. The Production Director leads the department, overseeing all fabrication and installation at Jack Porter. The goal of the department is to bring the design intent to life with the highest level of quality, while staying on budget and on time. 

The Production Director is an integral part of making custom designed experiences come to life. They lead and support the production team by creating strong systems and processes, developing a network of strong vendor partners and facilitating effective work flow between departments.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Development, rollout and oversight of systems, processes and standards relating to procurement, fabrication partners, installation partners and quality assurance. Including but not limited to: vendor contracts, purchase orders, work flows, checks and balances, budgeting procedures, change orders, quality insurance standards, sample approval tracking, drawing/proof approval tracking, project documentation, coordination with Jack Porter accounting, project team and design team
  • Oversee and manage efficiency, quality and profitability of fabrication and installation. Maintain a high level understanding of how production department impacts the overall success of Jack Porter.
  • Develop and execute process to identify, vet and on-board new fabrication partners 
  • Maintain business relationships with fabrication and installation partners, working to protect margins, increase work flow efficiencies and maintain quality
  • In coordination with Jack Porter leadership, develop a strategic plan for building the Production Team for 2020 and beyond. 
  • Lead hiring effort to build the team as determined
  • Lead, manage, support and hold accountable production management team who are managing project level coordination
  • For large, complex projects, provide a more hands on approach in supporting the production management team on an as needed basis (3-5 projects/year), helping work through difficult executions, or coordination challenges.

Requirements

  • Industry experience, construction, exhibit fabrication
  • Strategic thinker, problem solver
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrive in a stressful environment
  • Easily builds rapport and trust

Extra Credit

  • Proficiency in Auto-cad or other drafting software
  • Experience in project management/production leadership
  • Experience with A/V integration
  • Experience implementing high-end custom millwork or custom exhibits
  • Experience working with architects, engineers and general contractors

Interested parties send us a resume at info@jackporter.com.