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West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Software Engineers.

 

Why West Cary Group:

Keep reading if:

  • You want to build software, not attend meetings
  • You love your work, but love balancing that with life
  • You need to constantly learn new things and tackle new problems
  • You want to be more than a small cog in a large machine
  • You want to have fun with the people you work with

Role Qualifications: Software engineering specializing in front end development for web sites and applications.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work on an agile team and as an individual to build world class websites and applications
  • Code in HTML, CSS/SCSS, JS and other tools to build dynamic websites
  • Must be able to write CSS based on comps delivered by the design team
  • Work on projects using React or similar JavaScript frameworks
  • Work with CMS tools as needed
  • Be able to work with Creative team to provide guidance on the technical implementation of designs
  • Work with backend engineers to coordinate the build of full stack applications
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, ambitious, and a solid tactical thinker who knows how to turn a creative brief or creative direction into user-friendly, brilliant Web sites and online applications
  • A minimum of 2 years of proficiency  in writing HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS
  • A strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues, specifically from Windows Internet Explorer 6 to current
  • Understands how to code for different devices – Can we provide examples of these different devices?
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience using Windows and Mac Web browsers
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience converting design mockups/comps to code
  • Ability to work with CMS tools like WordPress
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to a wide variety of problems

Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Reporting to this position: No direct reports

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Creative Director, Digital.

 

The ideal candidate will oversee creative teams to help develop the agency’s creative product, specifically in digital channels and applications.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lead a multidisciplinary team of UX/UI designers, motion designers and art directors on projects from concept to completion with strong leadership and creative vision
  • Must be able to define and guide the digital creative process to align with client needs
  • Must work with Account Services and Engineering ensure clients’ needs are being met and creative goals are on track
  • Must lead and facilitate a variety of different creative initiatives for UX/UI, design thinking, technology, multimedia and marketing while staying within the overall strategic vision outlined by company executives
  • Must bring a strategic mindset to projects in order to produce well-designed digital experiences that are not only beautiful, but also effective in market
  • Must be able to be hands-on and have full knowledge of programs and applications for the development of experiences in digital channels

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attend strategy meetings and partner with the Account Director on the goals and health of the client relationship
  • Interface with the client through all stages of the creative process and partner with the Account Director to represent the agency in client meetings
  • Provide creative strategy, design inspiration and the process steps needed to meet client’s goals and objectives
  • Have a clear understanding of requirements and how they influence front-end visual design
  • Partner with digital engineers to vet project requirements and creative solutions needed to meet project goals
  • Understands HTML/CSS to facilitate communications with development teams to meet the visual intent of a project
  • Develop prototypes and mockups to convey customer interaction
  • Drive digital-first creative thinking and innovation across channels
  • Manage the creative team and process for current projects and assign new ones
  • Lead brainstorming and design thinking sessions to develop campaigns based on client goals
  • Create proposals, estimate hours and help define project scope
  • Participate in client pitches and lead the creative team in presentations
  • Consistently bring innovative creative solutions and design application to inspire the team’s work
  • Work closely with the Executive Creative Director to achieve world-class creative execution
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Interface Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or Marketing or related field; Master’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred, or digital UI/UX bootcamp certification with a Visual focus
  • 7-10 years of experience in a creative role
  • Expertise in web and digital design, as well as UX/UI principles and best practices
  • Knowledge of CMS systems, development cycles, digital design systems and building customer-first digital experiences across all platforms
  • Solid background in design
  • Knowledge of each step of a campaign’s process to give creatives direction, complete work on schedule and meet client’s expectations
  • Strong understanding of creative for content, websites, email, social media and mobile applications
  • Must be proficient in Sketch, XD and the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), as well as prototyping tools and Microsoft applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Broad-based creative and design expertise in a wide variety of media
  • Brand and identity management expertise
  • Supervisory experience in leading a creative team is a must.
  • Knowledge of communication disciplines, including marketing communications, advertising, digital design, web design, strategy development and project management
  • Previous experience in a digital agency or on a corporate product team

West Cary Group is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager to be in charge of marketing campaigns that promote West Cary Group’s and our client’s brand, products, and services. This includes planning campaigns, building dashboards, analyzing metrics, and identifying opportunities. This role is based in Richmond, VA.

 

What’s exciting:

Want to work at an agency that puts data driven decisions front and center? This role is delving into much of that data to create insights that make marketing more powerful and makes clients happy. Our Digital Marketing team gets to interact directly with our clients to share expertise, learnings and make recommendations on how to improve ROI and achieve better results.

 

Why are we special at WCG:

Tired of being a cog in a giant machine? Join a small and growing agency where every single individual has a meaningful voice and can impact real outcomes. Our culture is one of excellence, service and respect. Great ideas come from everywhere in our organization and we want someone who will add to those ideas and help us grow and improve.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, email, social media, programmatic and database marketing advertising campaigns
  • Measure and report performance of digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Develop segmentation recommendations based on an understanding of goals, target audiences, and various channel targeting capabilities
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points to make recommendations on landing page design or adjustments
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with clients and other partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Train, manage, and develop analysts/direct reports
  • Other duties as assigned

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field, HS diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in digital marketing
  • Demonstrable skills leading and managing marketing campaigns in a variety of channels such as SEO/SEM, email, social media, database marketing and/or programmatic advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Google Analytics or equivalent web analytic software
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in setting up and optimizing Google Ads and Facebook campaigns and commensurate certifications
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels a plus.
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments a plus.
  • Working knowledge of ad serving tools (e.g., DART, Atlas) a plus.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints a plus.

The Opportunity:

Want to work at a place that has the cultural vibe of a startup but is a well-established and growing agency?  Read this if you want to get in on the ground floor of the next big software development company… if you want to challenge yourself, advance your career, and have an actual say in building a world-class engineering organization from the ground up.

 

West Cary Group is seeking a highly skilled, highly entrepreneurial Senior Software Engineer to deliver scalable and resilient solutions that are fully tested and proven and provide base level coding skills.  You will need to have an understanding of the underlying development languages and how to take requirements and concepts and make them a working application. You will be part of a team that tests and learns new things, experiments with new approaches and definitely avoids boredom.

 

If you like maintaining the same software for years, or love spending your days in meetings, this role is probably not for you. But, if you’re looking to be a leader in a fast-paced, collaborative and highly ethical organization, this could be for you.

 

Details:

  • Our engineering team is just getting started, so an entrepreneurial spirit is a must.
  • You will be responsible for the overall delivery of software components working in collaboration with product and design teams
  • You will collaborate with other technology teams to ensure integrated end-to-end design and integration.
  • Enforce existing process guidelines; drives new processes, guidelines, team rules, and best practices.
  • Provide unique solutions and ideas to the team, not afraid to speak out and contribute to design.
  • Full participation in the Agile Scrum process.
  • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and pitch in on story tasks (design, code, test, deploy, etc.)
  • Able to research and learn new methodologies and technologies and bring knowledge to the team

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Front End Skills: JavaScript, ReactJS/React Native, CSS, HTML.
  • Back End Skills: Microservices, REST, Node.js, Database (Postgres, MySQL, etc.).
  • WordPress or other Content Management System experience is a plus
  • DevOps/Platforms familiarity: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, etc), Terraform, Chef, Docker, Ansible.
  • Testing: Cucumber, Jest, Protractor, Automated Performance and Regression/Functional Testing
  • Security: understanding of PCI/DSS and PII/NPI information, Defensive Programming, Proper Monitoring and Logging.
  • Degree preferred in Computer Science, but not required
  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer

The Opportunity:

Want to work at a place that has the cultural vibe of a startup but is a well-established and growing agency?  Read this if you want to get in on the ground floor of the next big software development company… if you want to challenge yourself, advance your career, and have an actual say in building a world-class engineering organization from the ground up.

 

West Cary Group is seeking a highly skilled, highly entrepreneurial Engineering team-lead to help drive us forward. In this role you will lead a development team delivering unique and amazing solutions. In addition to being a sage, you’ll spend a lot of your time doing hands-on work and keeping your tech skills sharp—testing and learning new things, experimenting with new approaches and, definitely avoiding boredom.   You will also be part of the leadership of cross-functional teams with seriously talented people.

 

If you like maintaining the same software for years, or love spending your days in meetings, this role is probably not for you. But, if you’re looking to be a leader in a fast-paced, collaborative and highly ethical organization, this could be for you.

 

Details:

  • This person will lead and direct a team of engineers.
  • Our engineering team is just getting started, so an entrepreneurial spirit is a must.
  • You will make technical and architectural decisions for your team/projects, and contribute to the architecture and standards of the organization.
  • You will have to learn new things and teach others.
  • You will be responsible for delivering high quality software on time in an agile environment.
  • Tech Stack, you asked? Our philosophy is choose the right tool for the job, with some attention to standardization. Much of our work is with the MERN stack in AWS, but here you will definitely end up using other technologies as well. We expect this role to help make some of those decisions.

 

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Software Developer
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership position, or that you are a Rockstar who just needs the opportunity
  • Inclusive and selfless leadership is a must.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering preferred or other related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Front End Skills include some mix of: JavaScript, ReactJS/React Native, Angular, CSS, HTML.  Ability to build fast and responsive front ends is essential.
  • Back End Skills include some mix of: Microservices, REST, GraphQL, Node.js, OOP – .Net, Java Database.
  • Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Experience with agile development methodologies including Kanban and Scrum
  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented and service-oriented application development techniques and theories
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholder’s

Strong initiative to find ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Visual Designer (UI/UX). 

 

The ideal candidate will help plan and execute the creative development of visual experiences that enhance the customer experience.

 

Role Qualifications:

  •       Focuses on the visual development and consumer reception of the product, working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to ensure the quality and integrity of the work meets or exceeds product vision, and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual execution
  •       Supports team’s goal of delivering world-class creative products and user experiences

 

Position Responsibilities:

  •       Conceptualizes great design and user experiences in a multichannel environment
  •       Creates effective UI and visual design deliverables that start with sitemaps, navigation and wireframes
  •       Provides expertise and leadership of UX/UI development and how it translates into exceptional creative executions
  •       Participates in design thinking exercises and brainstorming sessions
  •       Works with product and creative teams to support research and testing
  •       Provides creative solutions that deliver on the client intent in unique and innovative ways and maintain a high design aesthetic
  •       Has a clear understanding of requirements and how they influence front-end visual design
  •       Understands HTML/CSS to facilitate communications with development teams to meet the visual intent of a project
  •       Develops prototypes and mockups to convey customer interaction
  •       Utilizes animation and video to deliver engaging content and customer experiences
  •       Creates design that translates across platforms and campaigns
  •       Establishes and maintains very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects
  •       Troubleshoots and devises solutions with both the internal team and external clients
  •       Collaborates with other creative team members, including copywriters and designers, to ensure the successful outcome of campaigns and projects
  •       Presents creative solutions to internal team and clients
  •       Keeps track of advancements in visual design technologies and applications, as well as industry trends
  •       Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  •       Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Designer, Interface Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or Marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience, or digital UI/UX bootcamp certification with a Visual focus.
  •       Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in visual design and UX/UI
  •       Previous experience in animation and digital media
  •       Strong understanding of creative for content, websites, email, social media and mobile applications
  •       Must be proficient in Sketch, XD and the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) as well as prototyping tools and Microsoft applications
  •       Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, including layout, typography and high graphic standards
  •       Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  •       Experience in print media a plus
  •       Previous experience in a digital agency or on a corporate product team

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Senior Visual Designer.

 

The ideal candidate will help plan and execute the creative development of visual experiences that enhance the customer experience.

 

Role Qualifications:

  •       Focuses on the visual development and consumer reception of the product, working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to ensure the quality and integrity of the work meets or exceeds product vision, and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual execution
  •       Supports team’s goal of delivering world-class creative products and user experiences

 

Position Responsibilities:

  •       Conceptualizes great design and user experiences in a multichannel environment
  •       Creates effective UI and visual design deliverables that start with sitemaps, navigation and wireframes
  •       Provides expertise and leadership of UX/UI development and how it translates into exceptional creative executions
  •       Leads design thinking exercises and provides outputs of brainstorming sessions
  •       Works with product and creative teams to support research and testing
  •       Provides creative solutions that deliver on the client intent in unique and innovative ways and maintain a high design aesthetic
  •       Has a clear understanding of requirements and how they influence front-end visual design
  •       Understands HTML/CSS to facilitate communications with development teams to meet the visual intent of a project
  •       Develops prototypes and mockups to convey customer interaction
  •       Utilizes animation and video to deliver engaging content and customer experiences
  •       Creates design that translates across platforms and campaigns
  •       Establishes and maintains very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects
  •       Troubleshoots and devises solutions with both the internal team and external clients
  •       Coordinates and directs other creative team members, including copywriters and designers, to ensure the successful outcome of campaigns and projects
  •       Presents creative solutions to internal team and clients
  •       Works with outside vendors as needed to ensure the vision for the creative product is brought to life effectively and on budget
  •       Provides estimates of effort to create deliverables
  •       Keeps track of advancements in visual design technologies and applications, as well as industry trends
  •       Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  •       Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Designer, Interface Design, Fine Art/Design, Advertising or Marketing or related field, Master’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience, or digital UI/UX bootcamp certification with a Visual focus.
  •       Minimum 5 to 9 years of experience in visual design and UX/UI
  •       Previous experience in animation and digital media
  •       Strong understanding of creative for content, websites, email, social media and mobile applications
  •       Must be proficient in Sketch, XD and the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) as well as prototyping tools and Microsoft applications
  •       Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, including layout, typography and high graphic standards
  •       Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  •       Experience in print media a plus
  •       Previous experience in a digital agency or on a corporate product team preferred

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Copywriter.

 

The ideal candidate will create written content for marketing communications and advertising campaigns.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Has the proven ability to produce original copy ideas that capture the target audience’s attention, motivate action, build brands and drive a client’s business forward
  • Can effectively utilize multiple inputs – including a creative brief, research and other tools – to craft a compelling message

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attends meetings with account executives, at which time the client’s requirements and core messages are discussed
  • Gains a deep understanding of the product, target audience and competitor activities in the market
  • Explores different ideas and concepts for both the visual and verbal elements in union with the creative team
  • Prepares multiple drafts of different initial options for the creative
  • Takes feedback from client and internal stakeholders and uses it to make the work better
  • Makes revisions to own work and on behalf of other team members
  • Organizes workload for efficient time management
  • Meets multiple schedule deadlines on time
  • Has the facility to work across numerous platforms and channels to create media releases, letters of response, personal interviews, items for other departments, instruction manuals and others as needed
  • Assists team leader and other copywriters as needed
  • Considers laws governing copy, such as registered and trademarked symbols, country of origin and material construction
  • Stays abreast of marketing trends, innovations and successes
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and professional experience is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ writing experience in advertising or related field, including graduate advertising program or portfolio school
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of information
  • Ability to write for a variety of media and audiences
  • Ability to interpret and adhere to client’s brand standards
  • Ability to conform writing to prescribed style format
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must be team oriented but able to work independently on occasion
  • Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines (possibly working late hours and weekends if needed)
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Familiarity with leading social media channels
  • Experience working in a Mac-based environment
  • Desire to keep up to date in trends in advertising, social media and other communications

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Senior Copywriter.

 

The ideal candidate will create verbal content for marketing communications and advertising campaigns.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Has the proven ability to produce original copy ideas that capture the target audience’s attention, motivate action, build brands and drive a client’s business forward
  • Can effectively utilize multiple inputs — including a creative brief, research and other tools — to craft a compelling message
  • Can clearly and skillfully articulate copy and messaging strategy, standing in for more senior creatives when necessary
  • Can effectively manage the work quality and motivation of other copywriters on the team

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attends or leads meetings with account executives, at which time the client’s requirements and core messages are discussed
  • Offers guidance and direction to other members of the writing team when necessary
  • Gains a deep understanding of the product, target audience and competitor activities in the market
  • When required, can create and present a messaging strategy or brand voice that enhances client’s brand identity
  • Explores different ideas and concepts for both visual and verbal elements in union with the creative team
  • Prepares drafts of different initial options for the creative
  • Takes feedback from client and internal stakeholders and uses it to make the work better
  • Organizes workload for efficient time management
  • Meets multiple schedule deadlines on time
  • Writes other types of documents, such as news releases, letters of response, personal interviews, items for other departments, instruction manuals, etc.
  • Checks questionable details
  • Considers laws governing copy, such as registered and trademarked symbols, country of origin and material construction
  • Stays abreast of marketing trends, innovations and successes
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and professional experience is required
  • 5+ years’ writing experience in advertising or related field, including graduate advertising program or portfolio school
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret all forms of information
  • Ability to write for a variety of media and audiences
  • Ability to conform writing to prescribed style format
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must be team oriented but able to work independently on occasion
  • Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines (possibly working late hours and weekends if needed)
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Experience working in a Mac-based environment

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Graphic Designer.

The ideal candidate will create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography and visual impact.

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to effectively execute design solutions against a creative brief to meet constraints of cost, time and client needs
  • Must work well in a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, proofreaders, other designers, account executives, website designers and marketing specialists

Position Responsibilities:

  • Designs and executes mechanicals based on client specifications, brand standards, budget constraints and final format needed for file output
  • Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based on specs and aesthetic design concepts
  • Presents sample to creative director for approval
  • Provides final pre-flight of digital files that are delivered to clients and vendors to ensure the accuracy of the completed project
  • Reviews proofs from vendors
  • Executes in a wide range of channels, utilizing knowledge of design for digital, animation and print
  • Keeps abreast of developments in marketing and advertising environments
  • Contributes ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of graphic design experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Proficient in graphic design software in a Mac environment, including Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Photoshop
  • Ability to execute files using Microsoft Office applications such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Thinks creatively to produce new ideas
  • Ability to think visually and envision a project from beginning to end
  • Must be able to solve complex problems, make judgments and decisions, and think logically and critically
  • Ability to multitask while meeting tight deadlines
  • Produces accurate and high-quality work

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Graphic Designer.

 

The ideal candidate will develop design strategy and create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography and visual impact, all while meeting client’s business needs.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Design and produce marketing communications (print and digital) against a creative brief for a wide variety of clients
  • Collaborate with creative team, internal account teams and clients to develop creative solutions and then translate those solutions through a variety of channels
  • With the project manager, is responsible for creating accurate costings, schedules and delivering programs within budgets.
  • Stay current on industry trends and technology
  • Mentor other designers (staff, freelance, interns, etc.)

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Proactively recommend creative communications for marketing proposals
  • Work with internal business partners to ensure that a creative theme is included throughout all communications
  • With the project manager, provide accurate price quotes to meet client budgets while maintaining West Cary Group pricing guidelines.
  • Attend internal and client meetings as assigned
  • Design of marketing communication pieces including overall theme development, individual piece designs, etc.
  • Manage production of all print pieces from conception to completion and make vendor recommendations to meet project needs
  • Partner with internal and external business partners as needed on the development of communications pieces.
  • Research vendors for new business partnerships that can elevate West Cary Group capabilities.
  • Maintain quality check on all pieces
  • Deliver the communication package within the agreed upon budget and timeline
  • Process and approve vendor invoices as needed
  • Follow all department purchasing and delivery policies
  • Creatively seek out new products and maintain cutting edge industry knowledge

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Four year related degree and a minimum of 5 years design experience in an in-house creative department or design firm
  • Strong creative, organizational, problem solving and time management skills
  • Must be able to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity for West Cary Group, as well as our multiple clients
  • Possess strong conceptual skills, high level sense of design, layout and typography, a broad thinker who is able to offer a variety of design solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work well with tight deadlines, producing accurate and high quality work within a team environment
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in graphic design software in a MAC environment including Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Ability to execute files using Microsoft Office applications such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Senior Production Designer.

 

The ideal candidate will create final mechanicals with attention to composition, color, typography and visual impact. Assures the quality of the agency’s final product in digital and print channels.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to effectively execute print and digital design solutions against a creative brief to meet constraints of cost, time and client needs
  • Must work well in a team, with printers, copywriters, photographers, proofreaders, other designers, account managers, website designers and marketing specialists
  • Ability to mentor and lead other designers

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Designs and executes mechanicals, based on client specification, brand standards, budget constraints and final format needed for file output
  • Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based upon specs and aesthetic design concepts
  • Presents sample to Art Director and/or Creative Director for approval
  • Provides final pre-flight of digital files that are delivered to clients and vendors to ensure the accuracy of the completed project
  • Uses a wide range of media in digital and print channels
  • Provides leadership and responsibility for the creative production process, as it pertains to all aspects of the finished product
  • Provides visibility as a team lead and is a decision maker in the production process
  • Reviews and provides final sign off for proofs from vendors, attends press checks and coordinates final delivery of product
  • Proactively recommends creative communications for marketing proposals
  • With the project manager, provides accurate price quotes to meet client budgets while maintaining West Cary Group pricing guidelines.
  • Working with the account team provides job estimates for client proposals
  • Makes vendor recommendations to meet project needs and researches vendors for new business partnerships that can elevate West Cary Group capabilities.
  • Attends internal and client meetings as assigned
  • Keeps abreast of trends and developments in marketing and advertising environments
  • Contributes ideas and solutions for the execution of projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Communications Design, Fine Arts or related field
  • 7+ years’ experience in Creative Services, Marketing Communications or Agency industries
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a print production or graphic designer role
  • Advanced/Expert Macintosh computer skills in graphic design software in a MAC environment including Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and supporting applications
  • Ability to execute files using Microsoft Office applications such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Experience with vendor coordination and press coordination. Offset, web, branding, packaging, and credit cards is a plus
  • Strong background in production for print and digital channels
  • Thinks creatively to produce new ideas
  • Ability to think visually; to envision a project from beginning to end and provide an organizational plan for the execution of projects
  • Must be able to solve complex problems, make judgments and decisions, and think logically and critically
  • Ability to multi-task, while meeting tight deadlines
  • Produces accurate and high-quality work

Art Director

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Art Director.

The ideal candidate will be help plan and execute art, design and visual elements to deliver a high-quality creative product for West Cary Group.

Role Qualifications: 

  • Focuses on the visual development of the creative product, working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to ensure the quality and integrity of the product meets or exceeds product vision and pushes the boundaries of competitive visual execution.
  • Supports team’s goal of delivering world-class creative products.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizes great design in digital, motion, print and environmental channels.
  • Provides creative solutions that deliver on the brief in unique and innovative ways and maintain an exceptional design aesthetic.
  • Utilizes animation and video to deliver engaging content and customer experiences.
  • Collaborates and leads projects that focus on UX and information architecture across multiple channels.
  • Creates design that translates across platforms and campaigns.
  • Establishes and maintains very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects.
  • Troubleshoots and devises solutions with both the internal team and external clients.
  • Coordinates and directs other creative team members, including copywriters and designers, to ensure the successful outcome of campaigns and projects.
  • Presents creative solutions to internal team and clients.
  • Works with outside vendors to ensure the vision for the creative product is brought to life effectively and on budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.=

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 to 9 years of experience in art direction and design.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a visual arts program or related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Previous experience establishing and maintaining very aggressive deadlines for meeting demands of multiple client projects.
  • Previous experience in animation, digital and print media.
  • Strong understanding of creative for content, direct response, social media and mobile applications.
  • Must be proficient in Sketch and Adobe After Effects as well as the entire Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft applications.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, including layout, typography and high graphic standards.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Understanding of coding for digital projects is a plus.
  • Corporate in-house or external marketing agency experience is preferred.

 

 

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Project Manager I.

 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination, implementation, and trafficking of client projects ensuring consistency with client strategy, commitments and goals.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must lead resource allocation, scheduling, and routing of client projects from intent intake to completion
  • Must be a super-user of Workfront project management tool or similar technology experience
  • Must define project tasks and resource requirements to meet project deadlines
  • Must develop process documentation to achieve desirable results

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage project resource allocation
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Provide direction and support to account management and creative services team members
  • Quality assurance and compliance management
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of client projects to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Business, Management, Finance, Communications or related field or equivalent work experience required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 2-3 years of direct work experience in Project Management and Process Improvement required.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience utilizing Workfront required.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk and change management

 

Creative Director

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Creative Director.

 

The ideal candidate oversee creative teams to help develop the agency’s creative product for clients

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must be able to manage the creative team from concept to completion of projects with strong leadership and creative vision
  • Must work with the Account Services team to make sure the client’s needs are being met and the creative goals are on track
  • Must lead and facilitate a variety of different creative, design, multimedia, production and marketing responsibilities while staying within the overall strategic vision outlined by company executives
  • Must bring a strategic mindset to projects in order to produce well-designed creative that is not only beautiful, but also effective in market
  • Must be able to be hands-on and have full knowledge of creative suite programs and applications

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Attend strategy meetings and partner with the account director on the goals and health of the client relationship
  • Interface with the client through all stages of the creative process and partner with the account director to represent the agency in client meetings
  • Provide creative strategy for meeting the client’s goals and objectives
  • Manage the creative team and process for current projects and assign new projects
  • Lead brainstorming sessions to develop campaigns based on client goals
  • Create proposals, estimate hours and help define project scope
  • Participate in client pitches and lead the creative team in presentations
  • Consistently bring innovative creative solutions and design application to inspire the team’s work
  • Work closely with the Executive Creative Director to achieve world-class creative execution
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 7-10 years of experience in a creative role
  • BS/BA degree required: graphic design, marketing, advertising, communications, or related field
  • Ability to lead a team of creatives
  • Solid background in design preferred
  • Must be willing to work long hours
  • Knowledge of each step of a campaign’s process to give creatives direction, work on schedule and meet client’s expectations
  • Background in direct response advertising and performance marketing with a proven track record of success
  • Knowledge of financial services and/or corporate marketing divisions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

The Opportunity:

Want to work at a place that has the cultural vibe of a startup but is a well-established and growing agency?  Read this if you want to get in on the ground floor of the next big software development company… if you want to challenge yourself, advance your career, and have an actual say in building a world-class engineering organization from the ground up.

 

West Cary Group is seeking a highly skilled, highly entrepreneurial Web Project Manager to help drive us forward. In this role you will serve as a critical liaison between our clients and our design and engineering departments.  Employing a consultative approach, you will manage multiple projects concurrently using agile or waterfall methodologies to ensure that we deliver outstanding results on-time and on-budget.  You’ll be responsible for managing the inception, execution, and delivery of software engineering projects, ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. You will also be part of the leadership of cross-functional teams with seriously talented people.

 

Extensive coding and design skill knowledge is not a requirement. However, you must be able to speak confidently to their application.

 

Role Qualifications:  

  • Must have the tenacity to develop and drive projects to completion
  • Must be able to lead and participate in all client communications
  • Must be a super-user of our workflow tool, and contribute to the selection of new tools that increase our quality and efficiency
  • Must define project tasks and resource requirements to meet project deadlines
  • Must develop process documentation to help standardize our project execution
  • Must manage scope and budget during the delivery of projects

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for software engineering projects including, development, UX/UI, integration, hosting and analytics
  • Work collaboratively with our clients presenting project plans, roadmaps, budgets, and scope for their digital projects
  • Work with Creative Services, Account Services and Engineers to create detailed project strategies, development plans, digital media plans, estimates, budgets, timelines and proposals.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently using agile or waterfall methodologies to ensure that we deliver outstanding results on-time and on-budget.
  • Serve as a critical liaison between our clients and our design and engineering departments.
  • Participate in client facing meetings
  • Manage project iterations, velocity, and burndowns
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Be a member of the project team and help out any way you can
  • Conduct retrospectives and be a champion of continuous improvement
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress, issues, risks, and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of website or digital project management experience preferably in an agency and/or client-facing environment.
  • Experience with UX design, customer journey mapping, IA and wireframes, and analytics
  • Experience and understanding of digital production process for websites, landing pages, segmentation, email creation, workflows, A/B testing and campaign report
  • Experience scoping, executing, and delivering web-based solutions
  • Agile Scrum certification preferred
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of different project management methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall)
  • General understanding of software development concepts, specifically managing non-functional requirements
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk and change management
  • Proficient in project management software.   Teamwork and Jira are preferred, but this role also has the opportunity to introduce other tools
  • Proficient problem solving and critical thinking skills

Able to thrive in a fast-paced, self-starter environment

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Human Resources Coordinator.

 

The ideal candidate will provide a broad range of HR administrative and transactional support to the Human Resources department.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the administration of benefit plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations
  • Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions
  • Responsible for processing the leave of absences for employees, determining FMLA eligibility and sending out applicable correspondences regarding the status of employee’s leave of absence requests
  • Supports the recruitment and hiring process by coordinating and scheduling interviews, assisting with background checks and posting jobs
  • Assists with the maintenance and coordination of employee recognition programs
  • Assists with the maintenance of company organization charts
  • Assists with COVID protocols, policies and procedures
  • Performs and coordinates onboarding and offboarding duties, including but not limited to processing new hires (complete I-9 verifications), employee changes and terminations
  • Assists with the planning and execution of special events, such as benefits open enrollment and employee recognition events
  • Generates weekly and ad hoc department reports
  • Monitors, maintains and manages the HR community mailbox and calendar in Outlook
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, regulations and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree in human resources, business administration or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of human resources experience
  • PHR or SHRM-CP preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality
  • Knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficient with or able to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic Senior Communications and Outreach Manager.

This candidate is expected to work onsite at the client location in Alexandria, VA.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving and leading high-level outreach and communications strategy and support for fast-paced, high-visibility client in partnership with Account Management and Creative Services teams. Organizes, updates and maintains consistency of branding and marketing-related materials.

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must have advanced knowledge of different communications channels and activities and how they can be used to support the achievement of an organization’s strategic goals
  • Must have solid experience developing and implementing integrated communications strategies and plans, including setting targets and monitoring and evaluating activities that span multiple outlets such as print, web and social media
  • Must have experience leading cross-organizational communications projects and processes that effectively engage staff, including developing new approaches
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team, displaying strong initiative in solving day-to-day problems with limited direction

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements a comprehensive communications strategy to support the client’s mission, including a dynamic web presence, active social media, impactful public and professional events, and continuously improving communication among the client’s partners and constituencies
  • Collaborates consistently and productively with the creative team to deliver high-quality, on-time marketing solutions
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of client activities and events
  • Position may require flexible hours (for example, later finish times daily, and attendance at client activities and events)
  • Serves as the primary leader of the full Communications and Outreach team, managing one direct report
  • Works closely with program main points of contact on a daily basis
  • Determines outreach and communications strategies and priorities related to the client’s initiatives, working with subject matter experts and other internal and external partners
  • Coordinates with subject matter experts to ensure that key research, policy papers and public remarks are effectively promoted to the media and other audiences
  • Establishes regular cross-departmental communications to ensure consistency in priorities and messaging
  • Writes, or assists with writing, news releases, statements, advisories, op-eds, website content and other external communications materials
  • Works with digital communications staff to develop innovative content strategies
  • Coordinates with grassroots and community engagement subject matter experts to budget, plan and execute event materials and resources
  • Monitors web communications and advises digital communications staff to ensure that external websites stay up to date on key issues
  • Works with the client’s internal team to effectively leverage social media as a way to engage media and ensure relevant and timely publication of client programs and initiatives
  • Directs activities, manages contractors and consultants as applicable, and leads multifunctional teams as needed to ensure successful completion of projects
  • Assists on the development of budget plans to ensure appropriate communications and marketing resources
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related field required
  • A minimum 5 years of experience in marketing, communications or a related field
  • Communications expertise and the ability to coordinate among various partners and constituencies are essential
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing and leading a team
  • Experience in a public-facing or government program is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Experience with management of social media platforms and email automation platforms (e.g., Mailchimp) is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to multitask, prioritize and manage diverse job responsibilities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with the client and outside stakeholders to effectively implement collaborative initiatives

Must be a team player with a strong service-oriented attitude

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for dynamic VP, Account Management.

 

The ideal candidate will develop and execute consumer-based marketing and advertising strategies with a focus on multicultural segments, to meet the marketing needs of clients and strategic goals for West Cary Group

 

Role Qualifications:

  • Must possess vision, insight, experience base and influence to build a best-in-class multicultural capability
  • Must engage in the growth, development and strategic direction of the agency
  • Must ensure that West Cary Group is providing excellent service to the client in all key areas: marketing, creative, media, research and account management
  • Must develop and apply breakthrough customer insight, as well as exceptional thinking, communication and influence skills, leadership, and energy to help drive customer business goals
  • Must network and consult with clients, and develop project proposals that retain clients and exploit new revenue opportunities
  • Must use client insight to help the team develop great creative marketing ideas
  • Must identify high-impact opportunities for developing innovative approaches to meet the needs of clients
  • Must possess the ability to create comprehensive marketing programs and drive business goals for customers
  • Must continuously study the marketplace and leverage research, trends and innovation to drive world-class marketing strategies

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, establishes and develops new business opportunities through networking to current and targeted clients
  • Leads assigned client account management team, defining their duties, responsibilities and expectations, and measuring results
  • Prepares and conducts presentations
  • Consults with clients on optimal project design for marketing programs
  • Develops proposals based on client requirements
  • Closes sales and secures client approval, including fully executed documents (e.g., SOWs, task orders, POs)
  • Understands financial targets and budget goals and incorporates financial analysis into strategic decisions
  • Establishes effective training for their assigned account team
  • Implements operating budget to address changing priorities
  • Provides leadership in the transition from development to operational execution of marketing programs
  • Ensures projects are transitioned to the appropriate account management team
  • Maintains high-level contact with clients to ensure ongoing satisfaction
  • Utilizes recruitment sources, and analyzes and forecasts staffing needs
  • Travels as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree, MBA or advanced degree preferred, or 10+ years of prior work experience
  • Should be self-driven and results-oriented, and possess a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality and business profitability
  • A minimum of 5 years of account management experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in developing and executing consumer-based marketing and advertising strategies with a focus on multicultural segments
  • Must possess strong forward-planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to clients
  • Must be an empathic communicator and able to see things from other people’s point of view
  • Demonstrates talent and training to influence key client decision makers and achieve acceptable outcomes for the client

West Cary Group is a full-service, digital marketing and technology agency based in Richmond, Virginia, which services numerous mid-sized local and Fortune 500 clients across a vast array of industries. Hopefully you enjoy the frenetic, dynamic, and exciting environment of a fast-growing firm, because we’re looking for a dynamic SVP, Director of Account Management.

Role Description:

The ideal candidate provides visionary, strategic direction for West Cary Group and for the account management teams, to meet the marketing needs of clients and strategic goals for West Cary Group.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Engages in the growth, development, and strategic direction of the agency
  • Ensures that West Cary Group is providing excellent service to the Client in all key areas: Marketing, Creative, Media, Research, and Account Management
  • Develops and applies breakthrough customer insight, as well as exceptional thinking, communication and influence skills, leadership, and energy to help drive customer business goals
  • Networks and consults with clients, and develop project proposals that retain clients and exploit new revenue opportunities
  • Uses client insight to help the team develop great creative marketing ideas
  • Must identify high impact opportunities for developing innovative approaches to meet the needs of clients
  • Must possess the ability to create comprehensive marketing programs and drive business goals for customers
  • Must continuously study the marketplace and leverage research, trends, and innovation to drive world-class marketing strategies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, MBA or advanced degree preferred or 10+ years of prior work experience
  • Should be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and possess a clear focus on high quality and business profitability
  • Must possess strong forward-planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to clients
  • Must be an empathic communicator and able to see things from the other person’s point-of-view
  • Demonstrates talent and training to influence key client decision makers and achieve acceptable outcomes for the client

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran and a Drug Free Workplace.