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A quick spin around recent new hire news

Rizen Creative recently added graphic designer Jacey Arnzen as a Graphic Designer. She’s a recent graduate of the University of Idaho, with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and a minor in Art.

Stoltz Marketing Group recently added Cameron Murray to their team as a Senior Copywriter. A graduate of San Diego State University and The Book Shop School for Ads, he has worked for notable west coast agencies including Gallegos United, GS&P and 2018 Small Agency of the Year, BSSP.

At Red Sky, they’ve added recent graduate Sophia Maupin to their team.

Are there others we’ve missed? Let us know.

Job opening: Graphic Designer

Rizen Creative in Boise has an opening for a Graphic Designer. Interested? Here are a few details:

You are an overachieving, confident and talented Graphic Designer who tells stories with unique and impactful design for digital and print. You love creative briefs, asking questions and live to see brand stories told with consistency. All things digital are places you love to play and thrive in.

If the above fits you, you might be underdog material. You enjoy daily challenges, collaborating with a team to produce only the best work, and are passionate about your ideas. You embrace mentorship and art direction but are curious by nature and love to explore a host of mediums expanding all possibilities. Most importantly, you’re a team player.

Sound like you? If so, Rizen Creative just might be the fit you’re looking for. Details and responsibilities for the position and how to apply can be found at https://www.rizencreative.com/careers/graphic-designer/

New hire at Rizen Creative

According to a recent Instagram post, Kris Bloom is the newest member of Rizen Creative’s team.

 

Quick spin around the new hire news

A number of new faces have been showing up in various shops, so it seemed fitting to do a quick run-through of new hire news we’ve come across over the past few months or so. In no particular order:

Jenni Kimball has joined Rizen Creative as an account manager. Before joining Rizen, Kimball was director of marketing for 43rd State Holdings in Boise.

Over at Oliver RussellCaitlin Copple Masingill recently joined their team as public relations director. Masingill is a former Missoula, Montana city councilwoman, a longtime communications consultant and a former journalist. Most recently, she worked in the Boise office of a public affairs firm. Masingill holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Montana and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Idaho.

Also at Oliver Russell, Holly Conti joined the team in March of this year as an account coordinator (and we were remiss in noting it).
Update: Shortly after publishing, we discovered that Holly has since been promoted from account coordinator to producer. Congratulations Holly. 

At Stoltz Marketing Group they’ve added two new folks to their staff recently. Katherine Johnson has joined the agency as a senior account manager, while Stephanie Clements is an account coordinator.

DaviesMoore is in on the trend, too, adding Becca Owens as their newest senior web developer, and Lisa Cloyd as director of client services.

Meanwhile, over at Mitchell+Palmer, they’ve added Jenni McConnell as an account / project manager, and Kymm Cornelison as social media strategist

There you have it. Have we missed anyone? Most likely. If so, drop us a line and let us know, so we can do it again.

Job Opening: Project Manager

Rizen Creative in Boise is looking to add a Project Manager to their team. From the job description on LinkedIn:

You love working with a strong client service team to manage all marketing communications projects for assigned clients. You’re involved at the beginning, from new business meetings and pitches through project completion, you’re responsible for initiating proposals and project plans, guiding the project through development and creative. You’re the liaison between the client and the agency design team. You’re an effective problem-solver on a day-to-day basis, and must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities.

This role requires superior project management skills. You must be a conscientious team player and a good organizer, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills, exhibiting initiative and have a take-charge attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the primary client contact for assigned projects, developing relationships with clients and working closely with them to learn their business and communication needs.
  • Works closely with all agency department staff to develop and implement strategic project plans.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the planning, creative and production processes.
  • Proactively gathers the necessary information to plan and implement each client project.
  • Provides timely issuance of all documentation: proposals, project initiations, creative briefs, estimates, timelines, meeting summaries, and status and budget reports.
  • Manages time and financial resources to ensure client projects are on time and on budget.
  • Handles monthly billing and reconciliation of all projects for assigned clients; maintains ongoing accounting status reports for clients.
  • Maintains working knowledge of pertinent software and peripherals needed to complete work.

At minimum, you have 2 years of advertising agency experience, are accountable to a team and believe that a job is not done, until it is completely done.

See the original job listing for more details and how to apply.

Job opening – Project Manager

Rizen Creative in Boise is looking to add a Project Manager to their team. From the job listing on LinkedIn:

Job description
You love working with a strong client service team to manage all marketing communications projects for assigned clients. You’re involved at the beginning, from new business meetings and pitches through project completion, you’re responsible for initiating proposals and project plans, guiding the project through development and creative. You’re the liaison between the client and the agency design team. You’re an effective problem-solver on a day-to-day basis, and must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities.

This role requires superior project management skills. You must be a conscientious team player and a good organizer, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills, exhibiting initiative and have a take-charge attitude.

At minimum, you have 2 years of advertising agency experience, are accountable to a team and believe that a job is not done, until it is completely done.

Full details and how to apply can be found in the original job listing.

Job opening: Front End Web Developer

Rizen Creative in Boise is looking for a Front End Web Developer. From the job listing on LinkedIn:

We are seeking a motivated individual that lives, eats and breathes CSS, CMS, JavaScript, HTML 5…and interesting to ways to push the digital envelope.

You love to code. Wait, you love to design. You love the front end of the web, wireframes, and working with creative types to see the interactivity of the web realized. That and you speak developer speak.

You get along well with others but aren’t afraid to challenge your peers. Rizen is an environment focused on collaboration, and solving clients needs in the interactive space as well as finding digital solutions to meet the our clients’ challenges.

At minimum, you need to be an expert in all this stuff:

  • CMS’s: Craft, ExpressionEngine, WordPress
  • Skill set: LAMP Stack, HTML, CSS (SCSS and/or LESS), Javascript, GIT
  • Experience with AJAX, AngularJS, Bower

You in?

Then send us your resumé and portfolio of sites you’ve worked on.

And, to make sure you are really really interested, we would love to know what your favorite cartoon character or super hero is.

Thanks for your interest in Rizen Creative.