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Jason Dodd, an asssociate of mine and president of H2O Associates--an award-winning branding and design firm--is looking to fill an open position. I have tremendous respect for Jason for a few reasons: he's passionate about what he does, he's successful at it, and he has amazing balance in his life.

Jason's company does out-of-the-box innovative things to help their client companies find creative - lasting - ways to entrench their brand and grow their business using H2O's unique Brand Asset Management process.

Interested? Here's the posting:

Are you ready to work with some highly talented people in a very creative team environment? We are looking for a producer who would like to make a difference at their job. From interfacing with clients to organizing staff on a variety of unique projects. If this sounds like you, then please read on...

Education: BA degree or BFA preferred.

Experience: 4-6+ years of varied working experience. Pre-press and printing experience is important, as is supervisory responsibility. Knowledge of web-based development tools and related time usage is necessary.

Important Attributes: Ability to help clients define and solve production issues. Strong business understanding and financial skills. Pleasant personality. Optimistic. Determined. Helpful. Attentive to details. Easy to work with and able to manage many projects of varying sizes simultaneously.

Primary responsibilities as Producer
Supervision of all aspects of production for print, web and interactive assignments is of primary importance. Knowledge of each medium is not mandatory. However, coordination of all assigned ongoing studio jobs and personnel is necessary. This position is responsible for managing projects from the pre-proposal stage through completion. This includes estimating and maintaining budgets, scheduling, resource allocation, quality assurance, vendor negotiation and daily written and verbal communication with internal and external clients.

If you're interested in applying for this exciting position, contact H2O at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 212.627.7652.

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Paul K. McGinniss, PCC RPCC SBL MSHR
Leadership Development & Executive Coach