Join ABCD

We believe that great companies are built with great people. From staff to interns, we are constantly in search for great talent to expand our team. 

CAREERS

ESSENCE OF THE ROLE:

A Graphic Designer at ABCD & Company is responsible for envisioning and creating amazing design concepts for TeamABCD and our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • developing design briefs that suit the client’s purpose;
  • thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design;
  • using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • presenting finalized ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • working with a range of media, including computer-aided design (CAD) and keeping up to date with emerging technologies;
  • proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches and working on layouts ready for print;
  • commissioning illustrators and photographers;
  • working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense
  • strong computer skills
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • an interest in graphics and typography.
  • estimating the time the project will require, and providing a cost quotation as needed
  • coming up with design concepts that fit the client’s needs
  • presenting options for design treatments
  • creating final designs, working to a deadline and budget
  • amending designs according to the clients’ final comments
  • an ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions
  • an ability to pay attention to detail and communicate challenges
  • an ability to balance work on several projects at a time
  • good teamworking skills
  • flexibility
  • a matter-of-fact approach when ideas or designs are rejected.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Mastery utilizing the Abode Creative software suite (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, etc.)
  • Experience in illustration and photography, preferred
  • Ability to conduct market research
  • Interest in graphics, typography, current trends and new developments in design software and technique
  • Ability to produce a portfolio of work
  • Ideal, but not required Associate/Bachelors degree

To Apply:

Option 1:

If our values resonate with you, email your resume to [email protected]. Include “Graphic Designer” in the subject.

Option 2:

 

Position: Director of Operations and Finance

Department: Operations

Direct Supervisor: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Rockville, Maryland (Not available for remote)
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Required; Master’s Preferred

 

SUMMARY

The Director of Operations and Finance is responsible for overseeing day to day business and financial operations, while providing leadership to ensure operational excellence.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director will be charged with creating and maintaining systems and processes to improve efficiency across the company. Additionally, the Director shall provide leadership to human resource functions such as recruiting, onboarding, personnel evaluation coordination with executive leadership, and employee relations.

A key leader, the Director will demonstrate leadership by developing company-wide policies that ensure efficient documentation, analyze data for trends and best practices, safeguard the companies values, and shall support the executive leadership team. As the custodian of company-wide records and information, effectively managing and documenting operational, personnel, and financial information is paramount.

In this integrated role and as the champion of the companies guiding principles, you will also work closely with new hires to help them acclimate to ABCD Culture.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate exceptional discretion and an ability to work with sensitive data and high-profile clients and stakeholders.
  • Lead, plan, and serve as the point of contact for internal company-wide events, retreats, and meetings.
  • Develop company-wide policies and SOPs regarding operations and finance.
  • Drive operational efficiency within the company by coordinating internal projects with partners and directors.
  • Wholly responsible for sourcing and procurement (company-wide).
  • Maintain the company’s public image by managing vendor relationships.
  • Assist the COO with managing all departmental budgets by maintaining a detailed report of expenditures and providing a monthly report to departments.
  • Oversee asset management, equipment maintenance, as well as supply inventory.
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable by ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, collections, and transaction recording.
  • Manage the company QuickBooks, credit cards, and asset accounts—producing a monthly reconciliation report for approval by the COO.
  • Compile financial data including P&Ls, cash flow positions, and other requested documents for leadership meetings.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and special projects assigned by the COO.
  • Oversee day-to-day staff services, which may include and are not limited employee payroll and benefits administration, physical plant management, and travel/event logistics.
  • Provide excellent customer service by managing the front office through switchboard operations, meeting logistics, and serving as point of contact for visiting guests.
  • Support the team in pre-event/pre-conference logistics, as well as executing other vital components of onsite logistics.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  1. Excellent planning and organizational skills
  2. Communication skills (written and oral)
  3. Strategic growth mindset
  4. Proficient command of financial concepts
  5. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness
  6. Be able to interpret the company’s financial and operational results to management and recommend improvement activities including identifying ways to reduce overhead
  7. Demonstrate impeccable judgment and possess executive presence
  8. Demonstrated ability to work with executive level personnel
  9. Preferred: Familiar with salesforce

 

APPLY

Successful applicants must pass a background check.

Applications can be emailed to [email protected] with the subject “Director of Operations.”

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