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Business Development Lead

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 Manager

Jack Porter is a multidisciplinary design group creating immersive brand experiences for the built environment. Our team is looking for a Production Manager. This person is a leader, a communicator, and a planner with technical know-how.

The Production Manager is an integral part of making custom designed experiences come to life. They are an essential part of the production team, focusing on vendor communications and relationships, schedules, construction coordination and working through technical fabrication challenges. If you love to figure things out and make it happen, keep reading.

Roles + responsibilities by project phase

DESIGN PROCESS

  • Supporting the design team and project management team by determining the best method of fabrication and procurement on a project basis
  • Researching new technologies and materials to achieve design intent
  • Create project budget and strategically manage that budget to achieve project goals
  • Lead and collaborate with design team, production team and trusted partners to develop a plan for each project

PROCUREMENT

  • Reviewing architectural plans, shop drawings and technical specifications, to ensure proper execution and determine any coordination issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of contract documents for project(s)
  • Assist as needed with purchase orders, releasing files and managing invoices
  • Key player is quality control, including reviewing samples, conducting shop visits and checking in materials

INSTALLATION

  • Development of installation plan, includes coordination with both client and vendor stakeholders. Plan includes scheduling, man power, access and all other logistics.
  • On-site installation management and oversight
  • Lead and oversee fabrication to best deliver finished product
  • Punch list creation and coordination
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while keeping each on track
  • Traveling for meetings and projects 25-30%

Skills + Requirements

  • Industry experience
  • Strategic thinker, problem solver
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General knowledge of construction methods and practices
  • Knowledge of takeoff and as-built documentation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (specifically excel)
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and documents
  • Ability to coordinate multiple subcontractors, trades, and logistics carriers
  • Thrives in a stressful environment
  • Easily builds rapport and trust
  • TEAM PLAYER with motivation to learn!

Extra Credit

  • Proficiency in Auto-cad or other drafting software
  • Experience with A/V integration
  • Experience implementing high-end custom millwork or custom exhibits

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

Account Coordinator

Jack Porter is a multidisciplinary design group creating immersive brand experiences for the built environment. Our team is looking for an Account Coordinator who isn’t afraid of a challenge, loves the details and thrives in a creative process. If this piques your interest, keep reading.

Under the direction of the Account and Production Director, the Account Coordinator plays a key support role following the project from inception to completion, assuming responsibility for day-to-day management of project workflow. In coordination with the Account Manager, responsibilities include developing, monitoring and maintaining the project scope, timeline, budget, assets and overall quality of the final product. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is highly organized and is a good problem solver.  This person is a leader and enjoys participating in the creative process with a team, naturally earning the trust of the team and of the client representatives. This person likes to get things done, while maintaining the integrity of the overall design and exceeding client expectations. This is an entry-level position.

Roles + responsibilities

  • Support Account and Production Managers in managing the overall parameters of a project, including timelines, key milestones, client deliverables, budgets, etc.
  • Assist Account Managers in coordinating client meetings and phone calls
  • Clearly captures client feedback and decisions for the design team
  • Alongside the Account and Production Managers, lead clients through the decision making process and communicate continually about status of the project
  • Assist in conducting site visits and surveys
  • Assist in coordinating with fabrication and install vendors
  • In coordination with the Account and Production Managers, oversee on-site installation, client walk through and development of punch list
  • Create project close-out documents

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Leader
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thrive in a stressful environment
  • Easily builds rapport and trust
  • Ability to travel, 25%

Extra Credit

  • Experience in project management/production leadership
  • Experience with a design agency
  • Experience in the construction industry

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

Business Development Lead

If you have found success in consultative sales, never shy away from a challenge and are driven to succeed in all you do, maybe this is the job for you. Jack Porter is seeking a Business Development Lead with a proven track record in sales and business development. This role will be critical in expanding Jack Porter’s corporate presence and our business opportunities. This position involves both strategy and execution.

You must demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent prospecting skills (including cold calling and networking), the ability to disqualify prospects that aren’t the right fit, and the skills to close complex deals with multiple decision makers. A background in team sports is a bonus.

Jack Porter is a design team and our approach to earning new business often takes a team approach. The Business Development Manager will lead the process by increasing our connections, coordinating face-to-face meetings with qualified prospects and closing business. This will involve cold calling, networking, and participation in trade shows.

Responsibilities

  • Execute new business strategies
  • Research new business opportunities and contact decision makers
  • Track and document opportunities in CRM (Pipedrive)
  • Manage sales cycle from prospect to close, with support from leadership
  • Qualify opportunities
  • Set-up and lead new business meetings for qualified prospects
  • Develop long-term trusting business relationships
  • Travel approx. 30%, including site visits, sales calls, and trade shows

Skills + Requirements

  • 2-3+ years of outside sales or business development experience
  • A track record of success in finding and closing new business
  • Experience in closing transactions of $50k+

Extra Credit

  • Experience in or around college athletics
  • Experience in the field of architecture or construction
  • Experience working at a design studio or ad agency

Feel like you just read a description of you? Ready for a new experiences? Send your info to info@jackporter.com and tell us what about this post struck a chord with you.