Oct 1, 2013

Pyro's News!

Have you seen the website yet? All of our team's, the developers' at Deluge Studios and the owners' of Pyro's hard work has paid off. View it here. Let us know what you think about the style and usability.

Also, a little birdy told us the opening is coming up...SOON. as in, this month soon. We had the opportunity to participate in a "test run" of their breakfast items and we certainly were not disappointed. Delicious breakfast pizzas & egg scramblers galore.

Anyway, just a reminder to keep your ears open for the opening date. And if you see some Pyro's gear/advertising around, give us a holler!


Sep 27, 2013

Full time, in-house 3D Artist

We are a boutique branding, marketing, advertising and creative agency with a primary focus on challenging how clients differentiate themselves and better their business/organization. We are celebrating our 21st year in business.

We are looking to add a full time, in house 3D artist. Minimum of 3 years experience in architectural illustration and animation. Lightwave and/or Modo 3d skills are required. Must be able to understand architectural drawings and sketches with minimum guidance. A heavy emphasis will be placed on quality of work, ability to make project deadlines, communicate, and manage all aspects of the project.

Additional Requirements:

* Fitting within the profile of the firm as mentioned above is critical.
* Relocation to Memphis/Germantown is required. Please do not contact us if you are looking for freelance work.
* All applicants must be able to legally work in the U.S. We do not sponsor candidates at this time.
Salary and Benefits
·         Salary commensurate with experience
·         Health plan via BlueCross/BlueShield of Tennessee
·         Simple IRA with Matching
·         2 Weeks’ Vacation, 1 week personal time/sick leave
·         A fun environment – foosball, parties, lunch and learn
·         Highly interactive and creative atmosphere


To see a few of our recent projects go to http://www.2dimes.com

Send samples and resume to
info@2dimes.com 

Sep 17, 2013

Account Executive Position

Job Description:
We are seeking an individual with high personal drive and a desire to make a positive difference for our clients. Must be fun, creative, highly organized and professional.

We are a boutique marketing and creative agency with a primary focus on challenging how clients differentiate themselves and better their business/organization. We’ve learned over the last 21 years that most marketing and advertising agencies provide a discovery process that is often self-serving and filled with assumptions. We strive to dig deep and make a truly positive difference in the companies and lives of the people that we work with.


Responsibilities:
  • Oversee execution of marketing directives to ensure high-quality, efficient work that exceeds client expectations
  • Detail oriented
  • Lead and direct a team of designers
  • Manage project budgets
  • Meeting clients to discuss their needs
  • Working with team to devise a campaign that meets the client's brief and budget
  • Negotiating with clients, solving any problems and making sure deadlines are met
  • Checking and reporting on the campaign's progress
  • Participate in presenting campaign ideas and costs to clients
  • Taking part in pitches for new contracts
  • Meeting clients to discuss strategy and report on progress
  • Responding to clients' requests as they arise


Requirements:
  • 5+ years' experience within a marketing communications firm or full service advertising agency
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Graphic Design, or other business-related field
  • Have impeccable verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with B2B marketing
  • Be incredibly smart, efficient and driven to lead
  • Quick to absorb and analyze large amounts of information
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative
  • Approachable, outgoing and diplomatic
  • A clear communicator, in person and writing
  • Able to present ideas with conviction
  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Comfortable working as part of a team

Salary and Benefits
·         Salary commensurate with experience
·         Health plan via BlueCross/BlueShield of Tennessee
·         Simple IRA with Matching
·         2 Weeks’ Vacation, 1 week personal time/sick leave
·         A fun environment – foosball, parties, lunch and learn
·         Highly interactive and creative atmosphere

PPlease send resume and cover letter to info@2dimes.com. No calls please.

Sep 4, 2013

Graphic Design Intern Opportunity (Memphis)

Local firm Paradigm Marketing & Creative is looking for a graphic design intern for the fall. We're a boutique marketing, branding and design firm. The position is a paying, part time position. You must be able to come into the office. At least a year of experience is ideal, but students or new grads are welcome to apply.

Requirements:
Must be proficient in Microsoft programs and experienced in Adobe Creative Suite programs (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).

Knowledge of HTML coding a plus, but not required.

Please send your resume & portfolio (a link is ideal) to info@2dimes.com. No calls, please.

Aug 21, 2013

SouthStar and Fogelman hit the net

Take a look at two websites we designed that are now live:









Like the majority of our clients (90%), we followed our process of forming the blueprint (crucial) and establishing the proper messaging before we began any design. The style and message will now be used on every piece of collateral SouthStar and Fogelman produces. We get great satisfaction from cleaning up a brand!

Aug 7, 2013

"A first look at International Paper’s new tower"

For some reason, this rendering reminds us of buildings in Australia. Regardless, we were excited to see this featured on today's homepage of the Memphis Business Journal.We created this 3d illustration of the new International Paper tower earlier this year. It's also been in the Commercial Appeal.


Jul 24, 2013

Now Hiring: Art Director/Designer

Company: Paradigm Marketing & Creative
Location: Memphis, TN
Job-type: Full-time; must relocate if not residing in Memphis
Years of Experience: 5+ years
Education level: Bachelor’s Degree
Career Level:  Agency experience

Position Summary:

Highly interactive, energetic and collegial environment – we are looking for a talented designer - a jack of all trades that likes to be challenged, develop concepts, produce preliminary and final layout/designs for web and print; foosball skills a plus.

Responsibilities include concept development, design, and production in all mediums: interactive, print and web. Ability to create highly conceptual, visual solutions and have excellent interpersonal skills is a must.


The specific responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
·         Good organization skills and the ability to work closely in collaboration with the creative team
·         Candidates should have a passion for design, and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
·         Must have strong conceptual, problem solving skills and interest in all aspects of design; brand identity, interactive applications, web design etc.
·         Create & complete website layouts based off creative direction
·         Utilize graphic design techniques for creating brochures, flyers, stationery, PowerPoint presentations, advertising collateral and other marketing materials
·         Experience with JS, After Effects a plus
·         Familiarity with Content Management Systems a plus


Requirements:
·         BA/BS or equivalent work experience
·         Minimum 5 years of professional design experience
·         Strong attention to detail
·         Solid experience with HTML & CSS
·         Proficiency in Adobe CS
·         Strong desire for quality work
·         Able to multi-task and prioritize


Please include your website address or a link to your online portfolio in a cover letter along with a resume and send to info@2dimes.com

Jul 23, 2013

Artisans of Logos!

Our client Matrix Residential is opening a new apartment community near downtown Nashville. It's being built from scratch, and we got the opportunity to help with the naming process and designing a logo. What do you think? 


the Artisan on 18th

More details are to come later regarding our help with branding and strategy. Maybe we'll get a chance to take a tour of the hip quarters.