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Account Manager

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX with offices in Tokyo. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

We're looking for an Account Manager with client service and project management experience to serve as a principal collaborator with our clients and our team. They shouldn't just excel at planning and prioritizing deliverables and resources; they must be leaders who can motivate people towards producing great work.

Should you be hired, you'll be assigned to a team consisting of creatives, strategists, designers and technologists. You would need to draw on both strategic and tactical leadership skills to manage all pieces of business within that team. As a leader, you should set an example and help grow your team by nurturing talent, increasing client satisfaction and promoting a positive culture on both sides.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Primary Responsibilities

Provide strategic and tactical leadership across all engagements in your group while keeping up-to-date on daily project activities.

Effectively set and manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality product and service, as well as solicit and act on client feedback.

Develop and manage project scope, budget and schedules.

Ability to motivate, support and understand your teams. You must be able to work with people across data, strategy, design, creative and technology.

Identify resource requirements, necessary skill sets and team allocation.

Deliver timely project reports and organize necessary meetings.

Direct and maintain strict project documentation.

Improve and implement best practice techniques for managing risks, issues and conflict resolution.

Track and report project efficiency, finances and general performance on a weekly basis.

Manage your group’s P&L.

Coordinate efforts with outside vendors and represent your group on location when producing assets.


Requirements

MUST INCLUDE PORTFOLIO OF WORK IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED

3+ years of experience in project management and/ or account management in a creative agency environment.

Experience in building solid, long-term client relationships.

Demonstrable experience working with creatives and strategists.

Expert knowledge of production cycles for video, audio, photography, on-premise.

Demonstrated organizational skills and rigorous attention to detail.

Ability to manage a project from start to finish as well as oversee general production of multiple projects at one time.

Proven ability to collaborate, promote communication, and inspire teamwork between a group of multidisciplinary people.

Excellent knowledge of budgeting, resource scheduling and time management in relation to a project.

Working experience with Microsoft Office, Basecamp, Slack, Trello and/ or Wrike.

An intense drive to “get things done”, making innovative ideas come to life without having the perfect guidebook on how to do it.

Impeccable communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to clients and internal stakeholders.


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet-Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Art Director

Bakery is a creative and R&D company with offices in Austin, TX and Tokyo, Japan. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products and services that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative mediums.

Bakery Austin is currently seeking a proven, yet energetic and inspired Senior Art Director with a passion for creating memorable, relevant, fearless concepts for their clients while leading the visual design and execution of all online and offline campaign elements.

Working alongside a Senior Copywriter, the right candidate will conceive and execute high-level creative work consistent with the agreed-upon strategy. This team will also be required to vividly present concepts, then work alongside filmmakers, editors, animators, designers and illustrators to bring about their vision.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Develop brave, smart ideas that are on strategy

Work with a partner that elevates your work while you elevate theirs

Participate in client and internal creative review meetings, with the ability to receive and process feedback and offer solutions in real-time

Expertly present your work internally and to clients employing beautiful art renders on an editorial-quality slide deck

Lead design of a variety of creative materials for brand campaigns, social media efforts, and digital efforts

Be a role model and advocate for collaboration across the company

Provide ongoing thought leadership internally across the agency and externally with clients

Have a focused eye for innovation, informing the company of the next biggest thing that can positively affect our client's business


Requirements

Diverse portfolio of work showcasing conceptual thinking and design craft

5+ years experience at a creative advertising agency

Ability to collaborate with anyone; we're not looking for "superstars" or people who's ego gets in the way of creative development

Expert at campaign development and execution

Skilled at negotiating and incorporating client input into ongoing projects

Strong understanding of what a good creative brief is and when to push back / request revisions

Knowledgeable about marketing plans, including objectives, business strategies, and success measurements

Understand client product and business challenges in relation to overall market

Senior-level client presentation ability

Excellent oral and written skills


Benefits

Fully covered Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet-Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!


Behavioral Strategist

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

We're looking for someone with a background in behavioral science and economics to help us lead analysis of our collected data. In this role, you’ll work closely with product and marketing teams to design research projects that lead to successful launches for our clients. We need brave minds that can lead a team to take smart, evidence-based risks.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Develop research processes and data collection algorithms that lead to the logical or illogical insights needed to reach relevant consumer value

Analyze a wealth of data points to uncover succinct human truths and predictive behavioral patterns

Use insights from behavioral economics and related fields to influence products, services, and campaigns

Design, conduct, and analyze experiments to determine the most impactful strategies and marketing campaigns

Strategically apply findings of human decision-making to all aspects of our work

Manage research relationships and collaborations with numerous external research and academic groups

Conduct behavioral diagnosis to serve as a focal point for brand partnerships

Teach and explain scientific research to clients and ensure behavioral science theory is adopted by them


Requirements

5+ years in applied experience, not just academic, in behavioral economics, social psychology, anthropology, or behavioral marketing

3+ years conducting experimental research in behavioral science

Record of applying your research skills to create product and business impact

Understanding of behavioral economics cognitive process including heuristics and biases

Grasp of cognitive motivations including explicit and implicit motivational territories

Experience with traditional qualitative and quantitative marketing research techniques

Knowledge of statistical programming languages like Python or R

Proven project management and leadership skills

Strong work ethic, excellent organization and communication skills


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Creative Director

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

We're looking for a brilliant Creative Director to mentor, build and lead a powerful, multidisciplinary team. The CD we are seeking isn't just a proven leader and problem solver, s/he is also empathetic, respectful, candid and an expert communicator.

Every day will bring something different, but here are some things you can expect to be involved with:

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Oversee all creative development from concept to final delivery, guiding all writing, design, usability and storytelling along the way.

Provide an ambitious creative point of view and strong direction that brings clarity to the process.

Manage staff and freelance creative teams.

Collaborate with strategy, production and business teams to ensure a satisfactory answer to a clients's brief, demonstrating a best-in-class marketing and/ or business product that meets our standards for innovation and quality.

Steward the creation of engaging scripts and UX tracks for film, social/ digital campaigns, animation or live experiences.

Create a favorable structure to provide effective, efficient development of creative work. Allocate appropriate personnel and resources to the creative assignments they are most adequate for and track their output efficiency and quality.

Monitor quality of creative output across project milestones and deliverables, as well as assess risk and communicate issues, progress and achievements to account leaders and senior management.

Deliver impressive presentations! You’ll be the greatest advocate for our work, but you’ll also listen and internalize feedback so that we can come back with creative that exceeds expectations.

Be a key ambassador of the company's brand and ethos, both internally and externally. You will need to protect and expand our creative reputation while you represent us in the press, at conferences and awards shows.

Help pitch new business opportunities along with other senior team members.


Requirements

8+ years of experience working in an agency environment including 2 years in a management position.

Impressive online portfolio of work demonstrating an expertise in content writing with experience working on a variety of projects, namely in film, social, and web content for top-tier clients.

Professional experience crafting high-quality written content, stories and concepts within a creative or agency environment.

A restlessly creative mind is a must! At Bakery we are asked to innovate on a regular basis, not tread the beaten path. This means you must have opinions and ideas, along with a voice to express them properly and within the context of a brief.

Experience leading award winning projects.

Strong copy editing and visual proofing skills with attention to small details in both copy and designs.

A past working in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams.

Expert presentation skills with an ability to win over a room.

Proven leadership and management skills.

Understanding of tech platforms and their limitations.

Ability to attract, recruit, develop and retain top creative talent.

Productive client management experience.


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Data Scientist

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX with offices in Tokyo. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

The Data Scientist will be part of our Analytics and Strategy team. He or she will run advanced analytics statistical models, track emerging trends that aren't visible on the surface, unlock consumer insights and connect them with cultural and industry trends to develop inspiring strategies, and constantly help improve our tracking tools and methods.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Interpret objectives and Key Performance Indicators based on client requirements

Tell comprehensive stories of how customer behavior affects our clients' products and services

Model upcoming trend possibilities, assess risk and present best ROI scenarios

Present monthly campaign metrics, trend modulation and suggestions for optimization in an insightful way

Manage team of Data Analysts and Strategists

Improve data models and algorithms on an ongoing basis to ensure relevant and valuable insights continue being gathered

Interact regularly with internal stakeholders to provide data retrieval, integration, reporting, and analysis support for marketing and product development initiatives

Summarizing, visualizing, communicating and documenting analytic concepts, processes and results for technical and non-technical audiences


Requirements

5+ years experience in a Market Strategy, Analytics and/ or Research role

Demonstrated background in quantitative analysis, especially concepts related to statistical analysis, machine learning, predictive modeling and studying irrational patterns

Intermediate experience with at least one of R, Python, or functional equivalent

Extensive experience with SQL and Excel

Experience with social listening dashboards and platforms (Brandwatch, Crimson Hexagon, etc)

Strong knowledge of DoubleClick, Google analytics and Facebook Insights

Background investigating consumer behavior/attitudes on social/digital channels

A demonstrated passion for and understanding of social media

A firm grasp of mathematical concepts relevant to insight gathering and trend tracking

Familiarity in running complex research projects that require data inputs from multiple sources

Demonstrable knowledge of using social media to solve business challenges

Passion for keeping up with industry trends and pop culture

Commitment to excellence—working nonstandard hours when necessary, anticipating issues and communicating with diplomacy, identifying emerging platforms and trends to drive innovation

The ability to translate metrics into insights into action

Innate curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Director of Content and Strategy

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

The Director of Content and Strategy leads an integrated digital team to develop content for our clients' digital audiences. They collaborate with producers, content managers, community managers and other social/ digital specialists to tell compelling stories across multiple platforms.

We are only seeking a very experienced and passionate leader; someone with a deep understanding of content marketing from concept to execution as well as a track record of guiding teams to produce market leading campaigns on social, email, display and online.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Manage team of digital specialists, social producers, community managers, writers and editors

Create strategic social media plans and marketing campaigns that drive customer engagement, acquisition and retention

Run production and content scheduling

Oversee that company's creative output strategy, quality and vision are represented in all digital and social work

Advocate for insights and reports from data intelligence team, integrating them into production decisions

Co-lead scoping and change management processes along with client services

Regularly create financial reports and work with senior team members on financial analysis and reconciliation

Manage internal resource allocation and team members, and own relationships with production vendors

Find, vet and recruit social media talent and influencers to further our engagement efforts


Requirements

Portfolio of market leading work [Attach to submission]

8+ years experience in digital and/or social media content creation; 3 years in a leadership position

History managing the planning, development, publication, and distribution of digital content

Strong video production experience, including pre and post processes

Demonstrate a creative POV throughout your work

Expert platform knowledge in email, display and social/ publishing (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter)

Excellent written and oral communications and presentations skills

Leadership experience on medium and large brand accounts

Demonstrated critical thinking abilit


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Graphic Designer

Bakery is a creative and R&D company headquartered in Austin, TX. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative media channels. In 2020, Bakery was named #2 Best Place To Work by AdAge in the small agency category.

We are looking for a knowledgeable, fast, detail-oriented production artist who is skilled in all aspects of graphic design, including mastery of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other Adobe CS programs. We need someone who listens and takes direction, but is also a self-starter who can manage several concurrent work streams, keep files highly organized and labeled, and fit in seamlessly with our high-energy, fast-moving, perfectionist creative team. This person should be comfortable collaborating with art directors, designers, animators, and editors to create work at scale, on tight deadlines.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Own a trained and discerning eye for beautiful, market leading visual work.

Use a collection of skills (photo editing, illustration, layout design, type design) to aid art directors and designers turn rough comps into final files.

Create works of art out of presentation decks.

Tailor existing digital creative to various formats, sizes, units and placements.

Revise digital and social design layouts.

Work with editors and animators to provide correct files for video or animated content (such as logos, type/super deign/etc.)

Manage file upload to internal and external file sharing systems.

Adhere to the file name system and keep files organized and up to date.

Process and quickly execute internal and/or client feedback on short deadlines.


Requirements

An excellent portfolio with work that would be right at home in a gallery like Muzli or a campaign by Nike, Skittles or Chobani.

3+ years as Production Artist, Illustrator, Graphic Designer or similar within a design studio, creative agency, or print publication.

Impeccable taste, design craft and attention to detail

Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

Intimate knowledge of formal typographic and graphic design convention; ability to supply artwork in various file formats according to project needs.

Competence and patience adapting to accommodate changes in strategic direction or client needs.

Ability to work collaboratively with creative teams (e.g., other designers, art directors, copywriters, motion designers, UX designers, editors, retouchers.)

Professional understanding of conventional and digital printing processes as well as the concept of plate separation.

Fluent in 4-color process, Pantone matching systems, studio color management, color profiles, proofing.

Strong hands-on studio skills for prototyping designs in retail, installations, print, packaging and digital formats.

Ability to organize thoughts and project details under time constraints.


Bonus

Experience in Packaging Design

Expertise in 3D modeling

Expertise in animation


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


Group Account Director

Bakery is a creative and R&D company in Austin, TX. We work with trendsetter brands to launch products and services that informed consumers want. Brands like Smirnoff, LaCroix, Nike and Audi turn to Bakery to achieve their business goals by using data to inform great storytelling through innovative channels.

We are looking for Group Account Directors in leadership roles across a few of our brand teams in Austin. We need true client partners who bring a fresh perspective to the agency and help to develop revolutionary creative work.

This is the perfect role for a natural leader with a mind for organic business growth; identifying and cultivating new opportunities. At the same time, this hire will need to manage other Account Service and Project Management team members, ensuring current client deliverables.

Job type

Full-time


Location

Austin, Texas


Responsibilities

Oversee an assigned line of business made up of multiple brands

Develop, manage, coordinate and implement long term execution plans from client’s stated business objectives

Maintain knowledge of all deadlines, performance measures and financial figures

Sell great work effectively to your clients

Motivate and inspire account management team

Understand the client’s business beyond the marketing aspect

Collaborate closely with Client and our teams (Strategy, Creative, Production, Media and Data Science) to build leading integrated campaigns

Elevate the strategic thinking around a brand as they evolve, given emerging technologies and platforms

Manage needs of team members to maximize self-improvement and productivity while minimizing turnover

Develop strong relationships with both our clients and your counterparts on the Creative, Data, Strategy, Media and Production teams

Proactively address future Client and Agency problems and opportunities; don’t shy away from hard conversations

Participate in new hire process and finds ways to attract top talent

Embody and reflect our agency culture


Requirements

[PORTFOLIO OF CREATIVE WORK EXECUTED UNDER YOUR SUPERVISION REQUIRED]

7+ years of Account Management or Project Management required

Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, or related field, preferred

Confident communicator and masterful, inspiring presenter; persuasive, strategic, proactive, charming

Experience managing and optimizing successful creative marketing campaigns

A background that demonstrates passion and an instinct for big ideas

Proven client and team leadership abilities

A MacGyver-esque problem solving mentality

Experience implementing social media, digital and integrated marketing campaigns

Natural leadership abilities, with a focus on managing strategy and creative to deliver innovative ideas

References from both past account services and creative co-workers


Benefits

Unlimited Vacation Time

Summer Skip Days / Mini Retreats

Pet Friendly Office

Yearly Creative Stipend

No Time Tracking!

Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with plenty of choices!


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