Careers

We are an Albany, NY based company specializing in digital advertising and full service media solutions! As a growing company, we’re always looking for innovative thinkers to join our fun, hard-working team. If you think you would be a good fit at Brawn Media, please browse our current openings below!

Current Openings:

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    Creative Director / Designer – Albany, NY

    Details

    Albany, NY based advertising agency is currently seeking a Creative Director / Designer in our Albany Office. Our ideal candidate would have a passion for their craft, be a strong leader who can manage and mentor a team and inspire creativity throughout.  If you are a talented creative with a strong attention to detail as well as a proactive, organized leader then this role is right for you!

    Brawn Media is dedicated to finding the most passionate and qualified candidates; Compensation for this position is negotiable and commensurate with experience. We support our hard-working team with frequent team food, and a flexible and fun work environment. We also offer paid time off, medical and dental benefits – including telemedicine – and 401k with employer matching.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide fresh ideas and consistently create award-winning creative solutions and concepts that aide in our client’s business growth
    • Develop and deliver thought leadership and creative solutions that strengthen clients’ market distinction and deliver high quality results that have an instant, positive impact
    • Manage the creative standards, both art and copy while leading the creative team
    • Collaborate with the Marketing department to turn strategies into strong concepts
    • Works with a team to formulate concepts and execute layout designs for a variety of visual communications, both print and digital
    • Prioritize work and resources based on short and long-term needs; establish production schedules by collaborating with design, copy and production team leaders
    • Have a strong understanding of current design and technology trends
    • Ability to define project assignments, prioritize, delegate and oversee multiple projects
    • Meet established deadlines for all printing and web launches
    • Manage and inspire a small team of designers and developers
    • Develop and assess your team’s individual technical skills and techniques, and provide assistance and training for their professional growth
    • Provide creative solutions in response to marketing RFPs
    • Ability to jump in quickly and do the work as well as create the vision
    • Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment as part of a team
    • Knowledge of each step of an ad campaign’s process to give creative direction, work on schedule and meet clients’ advertising expectations

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four- year college or university (preferable in creative, design, advertising or related field)
    • Excellent command of Adobe CS, Wire-framing
    • Some knowledge/understanding of Motion Graphics, After Effects, HTML, CSS
    • Experience developing creative guidelines and excellent command of branding, layout, color theory, typography and more
    • 5 years of experience taking ideas from concept through to execution
    • Understanding and previous experience creating integrated content across all marketing channels including digital and print
    • Experience leading and mentoring teams 2+ years

    Please email cover letter and resume and include 3 samples of your design work and/or a link to your online portfolio to careers@brawnmediany.com.

    Please no phone calls.

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    Front-end Web Developer – Albany, NY

    Details

    Brawn Media is seeking a talented and experienced mid to senior level Developer to join our team.  Creative, driven and a passion for the industry is a must.

    Candidates must have good communication skills, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have a positive attitude, great work ethic and be able to meet deadlines. We are looking for an innovative thinker (and team player) with strong conceptual and creative skill as well as an excellent understanding of graphic design, layout and passion for Web.

    You will be responsible for developing dynamic websites and web applications using the provided designs from our UI team. You will also be working alongside others in maintaining and updating current client websites. This role will also provide input during the scoping and design phases to ensure our end products are user-focused, accessible, reliable and easy-to-use.

    Required Proficiencies:

    • PHP, MySQL
    • JavaScript
    • HTML, CSS, jQuery Libraries
    • WordPress
    • WCAG 2.0 Standards
    • Server and hosting environments
    • API integrations
    • Google Tools (Search Console, Analytics)
    • DNS Management

    On top of the proficiency with languages, libraries, procedures, and tools, the following approaches are necessary:

    • Deadline Driven: Willing to work the time required to adequately complete tasks in full.
    • Clean Compliant Coding: Understanding the code written, making sure it’s cohesive and efficient.
    • User- and server-friendly: Lightweight, responsive, beautiful, clean solutions to every challenge.
    • Security Priority: Attention to every place where a vulnerability can be exploited (Cross-site Scripting, SQL Injection, Brute-Force, Distributed Denial-of-Service, Privilege Escalation and others). Preventing bugs is an important programming principal.
    • Best Practices: Using official documentation, reliable online resources/books, personal experience, with emphasis on cross-platform and cross-browser solutions. Staying updated and educated to the development industry is a must.
    • Planning: Programming websites and applications, thinking about it as a whole, foreseeing possible problems, envisioning how the code written now will behave at the end of the project.
    • Project Organization: Folder and file organization, date versioning, individual record keeping
    • General Record Keeping: Habit of keeping credentials and important details in a safe place and accessible from anywhere

    Who We Are Looking For:

    • Intense passion and strong desire to be successful in the field of web development
    • Fast-paced and work-smart person
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • A great team player
    • Strong worth ethic and attention to detail
    • Hungry for knowledge and willing to learn
    • Autonomous work ethics
    • Thorough communication skills
    • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot independently first

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
    • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
    • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction

    To Apply:

    Please email cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to careers@brawnmediany.com. Please, no phone calls.

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    SEM/PPC Specialist – Albany, NY

    Details

    Albany, NY based advertising agency is seeking a Digital Media Specialist to support our rapid growth. The PPC / SEM Specialist will help develop digital marketing campaigns to support clients’ search, display and social marketing initiatives. Responsibilities include keyword research, writing ad copy, testing and optimizing landing pages, managing existing PPC, display and social campaigns, reporting, and other related tasks.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for data and analytics, as well as have strong communication skill, be extremely organized, self-motivated, and collaborative and have the desire and aptitude to learn quickly while effectively multi-tasking. Advanced knowledge of Google AdWords and Facebook advertising, and a basic knowledge of direct response marketing principles are a must.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for supporting internal account management team in the media planning, buying, campaign execution, administration and reporting for multiple digital marketing campaigns, including paid search, display advertising, Facebook advertising, Instagram advertising and more
    • Online research of digital media trends, opportunities, and competitive data to present internally as requested
    • Campaign set up including keyword research, writing ad copy, setting CPC/CPM bids, conversion tracking implementation, call tracking set up, and testing
    • Manage daily budget reconciliations and monthly allocations
    • Optimize campaigns based on real-time data to improve performance
    • Develop campaign performance reports for use by both the internal team and external clients
    • Initiate campaign, creative and landing page experience improvement projects to present to clients, and manage resulting projects and initiatives
    • Maintain detailed written status reports to ensure efficient workflow, and ensure adherence to deadlines and deliverables
    • Other tasks as assigned

    Job Requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree
    • A minimum of two-year work experience in a similar role creating PPC campaigns in Google AdWords & on Facebook
    • Google Adwords Certification Required; Analytics Certification a plus
    • Knowledge of paid search, display, mobile, video, and social campaigns including creative guidelines, targeting and trafficking principals
    • Follow paid search trends as the various platforms evolve
    • Must be creative, detailed and love finding strategies to get clients stronger conversions
    • A background and/or interest in measurement and optimization of marketing ROI is key to this role
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Quantitative and analytical skills, experience with relevant digital analytics and reporting tools a plus
    • Highly pro-active and solution-oriented, a team player and self-starter
    • Ability to thrive in an extremely fast-paced environment, with tight deadlines and multiple priorities.
    • Must be solutions-oriented and an innovative thinker
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

    To Apply:

    Please email cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to careers@brawnmediany.com. Please, no phone calls.

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    Sales Account Manager – Albany, NY

    Details

    Albany, NY based advertising agency is seeking an experienced Sales Account Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the company’s sales goals by developing professional long-term relationships, discovering the needs of existing and referral clients and delivering innovative products with the highest level of quality, service, and integrity to exceed those needs.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the sale and servicing of advertising accounts across multiple platforms including web, mobile, broadcast and print.
    • Managing a portfolio of accounts.
    • Leading project management activity.
    • Partner with account team to prepare for and execute the client project kickoff meeting.
    • Dealing with all aspects of a campaign.
    • Ensure the appropriate resources are in place and that the work is conducted in timely fashion by account team, within approved scope and budget.
    • Attending client meetings.
    • Maintaining and expanding relationships with existing clients and referral clients.
    • Accountable for tracking and reporting of budgets throughout the life-cycle of each project.
    • Completing administrative work, as required.

    Requirements:

    • 2-year degree and at least 1-3 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, in a marketing and/or communications role.
    • MUST HAVE experience with digital media.
    • Experience in Account Management and knowledge of Marketing Principles.
    • Ability to write reports and develop proposals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and communicate with clients and colleagues.

    Other Skills:

    • Customer Relations
    • Negotiations
    • Customer Service
    • Professionalism
    • Time Management
    • Diplomacy
    • Presentation

    To Apply:

    Please email salary requirements, cover letter and resume to careers@brawnmediany.com. Please no phone calls.

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    Sales Account Executives – Albany, NY

    Details

    Albany, NY based advertising agency is seeking an experienced Sales Account Executive. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the company’s sales goals by developing professional long-term relationships, discovering the needs of new and existing clients and delivering innovative products with the highest level of quality, service, and integrity to exceed those needs.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the sale and servicing of advertising accounts across multiple platforms including web, mobile, broadcast and print.
    • Managing a portfolio of accounts.
    • Using an existing network of industry contacts to generate new business.
    • Leading project management activity.
    • Partner with account team to prepare for and execute the client project kickoff meeting.
    • Dealing with all aspects of a campaign.
    • Achieving sales targets.
    • Delivering sales presentations.
    • Attending client meetings.
    • Maintaining and expanding relationships with existing clients and referral clients.
    • Accountable for tracking and reporting of budgets throughout the lifecycle of each project.
    • Completing administrative work, as required.

    Requirements:

    • 2-year degree and at least 2-4 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, in an agency or media company in a marketing and/or communications role.
    • MUST HAVE experience with digital media.
    • Experience in Account Management and knowledge of Marketing Principles.
    • Ability to write reports and develop proposals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and communicate with clients and colleagues.

    Other Skills:

    • Customer Relations
    • Negotiations
    • Customer Service
    • Professionalism
    • Time Management
    • Diplomacy
    • Presentation
    • Sales

    To Apply:

    Please email salary requirements, cover letter and resume to careers@brawnmediany.com. Please no phone calls.