Albany Business Review: Best Places to Work 2013We’re looking for the best and brightest to play in our sandbox. Fingerpaint is growing fast. So if you’re interested in a career here, we’re interested in hearing from you!

Please submit your resume, along with a short message, using the form provided. If you’re applying for a creative position, also include a link to your work samples.

We can’t promise we will get back to you quickly, as we tend to receive a lot of resumes. But we do promise to review all the information that comes our way and to follow up if we feel there might be a great fit.

No job titles? No problem. Candidates can review the job descriptions below for the details of current openings at Fingerpaint.

Digital Strategist  (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Digital Strategist
Function: Digital Strategy

The abbreviated version…
Fingerpaint is looking for a digital strategist to join our growing team. This person will live at the intersection of thinking and making, and be responsible for helping to drive strategy across all elements of a digital campaign. (Translation: you will need to understand and support the big picture, but will spend some time in the weeds.) This person will be able to think through everything from an annual plan to a website, and identify opportunities to leverage search, social, mobile, email, content, analytics and other digital media to create campaigns that move consumers to take action.

What it takes:

  • Lead the development of insight-driven pitches, proposals and POVs; multichannel campaign strategies; and tactical plans that satisfy the business goals of our clients
  • Know how to leverage audience targets, analytics data, digital trends, user behaviors, competitive audits and asset/experience evaluations to inform the marketing approach
  • Be a champion for best practices across all digital channels and media formats
  • Collaborate with account, strategy and creative teams to ensure that digital strategies are properly integrated within the larger marketing programs
  • Uncover digital insights and provide thought leadership in a collaborative, cross-functional environment

Know-how:

  • 5+ years of digital marketing experience (agency and/or pharmaceutical experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with and ability to capably review qualitative and quantitative research
  • Firm understanding of user experience principles
  • Know your way around a Google Analytics dashboard

If you think you’ve the digital savvy we desire, the let’s hear from you.

 

 

Senior Project Manager (Wayne, PA)

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Specialty: Senior Project Manager
Function: Project Management

Here’s the abbreviated version…
We are looking for a senior project manager with experience overseeing and directing multiple projects at a time from inception to implementation. This cracker-jack candidate will have spent time leading a team and working in both print and digital mediums. This role requires you to meet or exceed expectations and deliver projects on time and on budget. We want someone with excellent time management skills, someone who can focus under pressure and who is effective at conflict management. Whew! Are you nodding your head? Then we invite you to read on:

What it takes:

  • Partner with account management on the development of scopes/statements of work and budget estimation
  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions for expedited deadlines, limited project budgets and agency resources
  • Experience in enhancing project management best practices, standards and policies
  • Establish deadlines and daily team priorities and communicate project needs to team members
  • Monitor and communicate project status and timelines, both internally and with the client, and adjust resources and priorities accordingly
  • Oversee that client regulatory requirements have been completed
  • May supervise other project managers

Know-how:

  • 5 (plus) years project management experience preferably in a healthcare advertising agency setting
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Proficient in project management applications; Mac experience helpful

If you’re smiling and nodding, then we’d like to hear from you.

 

Freelancer (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Freelancer*
Function: Studio Services

Here’s the abbreviated version…
OK, so we need a freelancer for our Studio who has preproduction experience in print (digital a plus) and is comfortable juggling many projects at once. Our ideal candidate should have a passion for design trends, great attitude and willingness to learn and work with a cross-section of team members. Think you’re a fit? Read on:

What it takes:

  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Know-how:

  • Zero to 2 years; will train on site
  • Flexible hours

Ready to roll?

*All candidates must send a resume and URL with a portfolio of conceptual and produced work for consideration.

Project Manager (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Project Management
Function: Project Manager

The abbreviated version…
Our ideal candidate is an exceptional project manager with demonstrated problem solving skills. They’ll partner with the client team in the day-to-day execution of strategy and must have a knack for managing challenges in scope, timing, resources and budgets. Agency experience? Now you’re talkin’!

What it takes:

  • Requires experience leading both digital media and traditional multichannel campaigns/initiatives
  • Exceptional communication skills will ensure success
  • Proven end-to-end project management responsibility from kickoff through rollout

Know-how:

  • Mid-level role (3-5 years)
  • Pharmaceutical experience is highly desired

Want a crack at this? Apply today so we can see what you’re made of!

 

Web Analytic (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Digital Strategy
Function: Web Analytic

Here’s the abbreviated version…

Digital geek? Just kidding—well, sort of. Our Digital Strategy team is looking for a web analytics manager to help measure, analyze and optimize multichannel marketing programs for a diverse clientele. This includes websites, mobile apps, search, social media, email/direct mail, banner advertising, video, etc. If you’re the kind of person who is a self-starter, creative thinker and resourceful problem solver—we want to hear from you.

What it takes:

  • Develop reporting strategies based on client objectives
  • Work closely with the development team to manage, implement and QA necessary tracking codes
  • Establish benchmarks and analyze reporting data to monitor program performance
  • Provide analysis of website traffic for key clients (ie, monthly updates, yearly summaries and ad hoc requests, including designing dashboards and drafting PowerPoint reports)
  • Proven experience articulating analytics findings (written and in-person)
  • Partner with account and client teams to develop actionable insights that maximize engagement and conversion opportunities

Know-how:

  • Up to 3 years’ analytics experience
  • Exceptional analytical ability (experience with Google Analytics and Adobe SiteCatalyst and Localytics a plus)
  • Strong organization and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

Ready to drop it like it’s hot? Us too.

 

 

Editor (Wayne, PA)

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Specialty: Editorial
Function: Editor
Location:  Wayne, PA

Here’s the abbreviated version…

We’re on the hunt for an editor who isn’t a settler! If you’re dedicated to error-free jobs that are grammatically correct, accurate and follow relevant client/style guidelines, we want to hear from you. Be prepared to work within an open, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and serve as an editorial resource for fellow team members.

What it takes:

  • Edits/proofreads advertising, educational, training and consumer manuscripts, layouts and digital assignments
  • Reads for correct grammar, punctuation and spelling; language and style consistency; accuracy; sense/clarity; required copy
  • Ensures relevant standards (eg, client/brand, AMA, FDA) are met
  • Is knowledgeable of and remains current on FDA guidelines
  • Creates and maintains editorial style guides for each assigned brand
  • Stays current with standards for co-editors’ accounts—able to cover other brands when needed
  • Fact-checks backup for referenced information before jobs are sent to client/regulatory for approval

Know-how:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous editorial experience (5 to 7 years); pharmaceutical editorial experience preferred
  • Ability to ensure documents conform to accepted written language rules
  • Knowledge of AMA Manual of Style and FDA guidelines preferred

Ready to let the dogs out? 

Design & Art Direction (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Design & Art Direction
Function: Creative

Here’s the abbreviated version…
We’re always on the hunt for creative visionaries who are solid team players with a great attitude. We are looking for a candidate at ease guiding a project from concept to final product. Happy to rise to the occasion, you say? Perfect, because we want someone who can do the occasional stand in overseeing video projects, photo shoots, etc. Obsessed with how the little things impact the big picture? That’s a perfect fit for this role.

What it takes:

  • Outstanding design aesthetic
  • Experience in traditional print with strong understanding of digital as well
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Work seamlessly across departments to deliver the best product possible
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and PowerPoint a plus

Know-how:

  • Mid-level role (5-7 years) in an agency setting
  • Supervisory responsibilities a plus

Icing on the cake:

  • Programming skills and knowledge or general understanding of HTML, CSS, HCI and JavaScript

Ready to hit the ground at warp speed? Let’s see what you’re made of! 

Account Service—Pharma (Saratoga Springs, NY)

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Specialty: Account Management
Function: Account Service – Pharma

Here’s the abbreviated version…
In this role you will be responsible for supporting and implementing marketing solutions through all levels of product and brand management—both traditional and digital. You must have experience leading a team and interfacing with clients, and be an excellent communicator and juggler of multiple deadlines. Think you’re a fit? Well, keep on readin’!

What it takes:

  • Responsible for supporting and developing the strategic direction of one or more brands; engages with client and understands brand strategy/objectives
  • Develops and presents compelling briefs and strategic approaches to client
  • Provides insights to creative and interactive development team
  • Independently manages direct reports and agency team through program(s) implementation
  • Proven skills that drive partnerships within all functional areas of an agency, leading to unique, effective brand promotion

Know-how:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant agency or healthcare (pharmaceutical) client experience in marketing
  • Active client service management, working directly with clients and executing projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred)

Let’s get this party started! 

Account Service (Wayne, PA)

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Specialty: Account Management
Function: Account Service—Pharma

Here’s the abbreviated version…
This role requires extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills. You’ll be responsible for providing leadership in account management, including day-to-day account activities, and strategic guidance to clients. You must have a solid understanding of all things digital. And—we’ll require you to work with agency account leaders to facilitate optimal client service and a quality experience. So, yeah. You’ll need to be the cat’s pajamas!

What it takes:

  • Excellent understanding of digital marketplace and ad formats
  • Highly effective communication skills with multiple team members in Saratoga, NY and Wayne, PA
  • Day-to-day liaison between client and Fingerpaint team
  • Required experience in pharma and healthcare

Know-how:

  • Agency experience (5-7 years) in the digital advertising and marketing industries
  • Active client service management, working directly with clients and executing projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferred)

We’re ready to have you hit the ground running—are you?

Account Executive—Pharma/Healthcare (Wayne, PA)

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Specialty: Account Management
Function: Account Executive—Pharma/Healthcare

Here’s the abbreviated version…

This role requires attention to detail and strong organizational skills. You’ll be responsible for supporting leadership in account management, including day-to-day account activities. And—we’ll require you to work with agency account leaders to facilitate optimal client service and a quality experience. Sound like you? Read on, my Jedi.

What it takes:

  • Excellent understanding of digital marketplace and ad formats
  • Highly effective communication skills with multiple team members
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively and collaboratively
  • Required experience in either pharma or healthcare

Know-how:

  • Agency experience required (2+ years)
  • Bachelor’s degree

We’re ready to have you hit the ground running—are you?