LarsonOBrien - Building Market Leaders, Impact Marketing - Pittsburgh, Baltimore

Careers

Careers at LarsonO'Brien

If you're the kind of person who...

  • Embraces new challenges
  • Rejects mediocrity
  • Thrives on creativity
  • Employs originality to solve complex problems
  • Never, ever, gives up, and
  • Yearns for a great place to build a career where your work makes a big impact

...LarsonO'Brien wants to meet you today.

Available Positions

Front-End Web Developer

LarsonO'Brien Marketing Group is seeking full-time Web Designer/Developers. Multiple positions available. Ideal candidates are motivated, career-driven individuals with a passion for web development and experience with responsive design, content management systems, email marketing, and search marketing. You'll work with a team of talented individuals on a wide variety of projects for clients primarily in the building product manufacturing market.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include designing, developing, and deploying content-managed, responsive websites. Additional tasks will include: Basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript web work; Custom PHP/MySQL web application development and maintenance; Designing, programming, and managing e-newsletter campaigns; Implementing SEO strategies; Digital publishing to iOS/Android platforms (i.e. Adobe Publishing Suite, Mag+, etc.); and more.

Requirements: An experienced, clean coder familiar with all the basics: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL; Experience developing websites using content management system framework (Drupal, Wordpress, Concrete5, etc.); Experience working on projects from start to finish and managing a schedule; Strong understanding of cross-browser/cross-platform compatibility and responsive web design; Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time in a fast-paced, deadline-drive environment; Desire to learn new techniques as technology changes and client needs require.

While not required, ideal candidates will also: Know Drupal better than the back of their hand; Have experience managing and deploying sites to Apache and Windows web servers, managing DNS, working with various database types, managing email services and backups, etc.; Have experience developing mobile applications with Xcode, Java, PhoneGap, Baker, etc.; and be familiar with other programming languages like ASP, ASP.NET, etc., from a maintenance standpoint.

Education Requirement: Associate or Bachelor's degree in Web Design/Development or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience

Reports to: Director, Interactive Services and will interface with many members of a full-service agency team.

Interested? Submit Resume, Cover Letter and Work Samples

Art Director

LarsonO'Brien Art Directors take a leading role in both conceptualizing and executing client marketing communications programs including - advertising, literature, packaging, corporate identity, direct mail, web, email marketing, video, and photography. Art Directors report directly to the Senior Art Director and work as part of a creative team that includes an Advertising Account Executive and Copywriter.

The successful candidate for this full-time position will demonstrate creative excellence through a portfolio of example work and have a minimum of two years of Graphic Design, Art Director or related career experience.

Art Directors must be highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite. Art Directors with demonstrated training and experience in photography and/or videography are given greater consideration.

Interested? Submit Resume and Cover Letter

Account Executive

LarsonO'Brien seeks candidates for a full-time salaried position of account executive. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills; posses a minimum of a bachelors degree; and have a minimum of five years of agency account executive or related career experience. Minimal travel is required. Experience within the building design and construction industry is preferred.

Read complete job description and apply here.

Public Relations Account Executive

LarsonO'Brien Public Relations Account Executives report directly to the Director of Public Relations and are responsible for managing multiple PR accounts, building media relationships and writing compelling content.

Responsibilities include: frequent client contact; writing and editing press releases and feature stories for distribution to trade and local media outlets; interviewing clients, their customers and business associates; Internet research to supplement client supplied information; developing and maintaining relationships with editors; contributing to social media content; monitoring trade editorial calendars and submitting appropriate news and photos; monitoring and reporting editorial coverage to clients; using CISION media database to create and maintain media lists; and other agency copywriting as needed.

The successful candidate for this full-time position will posses three to four years experience in public relations and a bachelors degree in journalism. public relations, or communications. Excellent written and verbal communications skills is required.

Interested? Submit Resume and Cover Letter

INTERNSHIPS

LarsonO'Brien internships are aligned with college schedules and are available for Fall, Spring and Summer. Scheduling is highly flexible to accommodate student school and work schedules. Interns can be completed for college credit or for experience alone. These internships are designed to provide meaningful work experience related to specific careers in at LarsonO'Brien and within the marketing communications industry. All internships are unpaid. LarsonO'Brien has an excellent track record of hiring past interns for full-time positions upon graduation.

Advertising

Work under the direction of a LarsonO'Brien Account Executive. Participate in client meetings. Help develop a creative strategy to solve a complex marketing issue. Manage your own client project. Work with Copywriters and Art Directors to implement your strategies and help to build client business. Research. Write. Imagine. And execute.

Contact: Ron Larson / careers-adv@larsonobrien.com

Public Relations

Work under the direction of PR Account Executives and the PR Director. Assist the department – where and when needed – with specific public relations-related projects including: research, creative development, writing, media research and development, media relations efforts, social media efforts and strategy, and proofreading, as well as many other aspects related to agency work.

Contact: Nick Murosky / careers-pr@larsonobrien.com

Art Direction

Work under the direction of a LarsonO'Brien Art Director. Help to conceptualize and execute client marketing communications programs - ads, brochures, flyers, logos. Assist with photo and video shoots. Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.

Contact: Ron Larson / careers-art@larsonobrien.com

Web Design/Development

Work under the direction of Web Designers and the Director of Interactive. Help to design, build, and maintain client websites across a variety of platforms and programming languages, with a focus on Drupal and PHP development. Assist managing e-mail marketing campaigns, as well as perform search engine marketing research and optimization. Ideal candidate must be proficient in basic front-end programming languages like HTML, CSS and Javascript and have a strong desire to learn new skills.

Contact: Jeff Miskis / careers-web@larsonobrien.com