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Remote Mobile App Developer (iOS and Android)

Black Spectacles
Chicago
4 days ago
+37
Your work will include building, maintaining and enhancing an iOS and Android app for our site. You’ll be creatively building our apps from scratch and working alongside the design, development and product teams. Once you build our new apps, you will be working with our product team to continually expand this new component of our business. This is a remote position, we also have an onsite position - please apply to that one if you're located in Chicago.

Art Director - Video (freelance)

Black Spectacles
Chicago
4 days ago
+37
You are responsible for the creative direction of video content. You will provide art direction and design support to our video motion graphics team to ensure 2D/3D graphics/animations are executed beautifully. You will help establish the film set, wardrobe, staging, etc. You will set quality and conformity standards for video related projects. You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots. You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics. You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.

Creative Director

Black Spectacles
Chicago
5 days ago
+37
You are responsible for the creative direction of video content. You will work with our video and motion graphics team to establish a formalized style and look for our content. You will set quality and conformity standards for video related projects. You will lead the creative process on in-studio and field shoots. You are responsible for style ideation of videos and motion graphics. You will review final pieces and make suggestions for improvement as needed.

VP of Operations

Black Spectacles
Chicago
1 week ago
+37
Build and lead all operational teams (Sales, Marketing, Operations). Ensure cross-functional coordination, revenue recognition and alignment of KPIs across the organization. Lead business planning, goal-setting, and establish measurement/analytics framework and cadence. Provide analytics and reporting for the leadership team. Establish high levels of quality, accuracy, and process consistency in planning, forecasting, and budgeting. Assist with executive level hiring and identifying people needs across the organization.

Director of Sales

Black Spectacles
Chicago
1 week ago
+37
You have 10 or more years experience in leading, developing and scaling a young sales team. You have a natural ability to foster a supportive culture, that’s both motivating and respectful, in order to achieve results. You have a track record of team development and successful recruiting strategies. You have been a key player in the successful growth of a company in a relevant industry and have a proven methodology to prospect and retain customers.

Digital Visual Designer

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Design the colors, typography and form of website pages & smart phone apps. Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce our brand’s style and voice. Design user-centered interaction models, wireframes or screen mockups. Design logos, posters, swag, icons and infographics. Create and organize production assets. Resize assets for different devices — tablet, mobile and web. Source images (stock photos and video footage). Work with a component library. Work on email marketing items, presentation materials and interactive event materials.

Digital Marketing Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Manage all digital acquisition channels to drive traffic and acquire customers. Lead website optimization. Analyze & react to performance of campaigns. Manage digital marketing budget. Develop and execute digital marketing campaigns. Uphold brand consistency across platforms.

Customer Experience Associate

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Be the front line of support for customers and help ensure that they're satisfied with the products and their experience. Provide information, answer questions and respond to complaints from all inbound messages. Respond to customers via live chat during pre-determined hours. Meet KPIs. Generate and use reporting. Appropriately categorize customer messages using our tagging system.

Full Stack Web Developer - PHP (remote)

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
You are an analytical thinker who is able to accurately estimate project timelines while maintaining a strong focus on quality of work. You are able to adapt to external factors as they arise and take the lead with a positive outlook towards getting things done. You're not afraid to ask questions and are open to constructive criticism. You're an enthusiastic self-starter who takes ownership of your work.

Sales Administrator

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Process orders via email or phone. Check data accuracy in orders and invoices. Contact clients to obtain missing information or answer queries. Liaise with other departments internally as well as external stakeholders to resolve issues. Maintain and update sales and customer records. Develop monthly sales reports. Communicate important feedback from customers internally. Ensure sales targets are met and report any deviations. Stay up-to-date with new products and features.

Marketing Coordinator

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Support Marketing campaigns and activities including email marketing, sales support, podcast management and other duties as assigned. Develop and execute email marketing campaigns. Collaborate on digital marketing and social media strategy. Project management. Uphold brand consistency. Develop marketing collateral.

Content Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Develop all content to support the strategic marketing plan, including website copy, white papers, infographics, blog, social media posts, video scripts, presentations and email content. Build a content strategy. Collaborate on digital marketing and social media strategy. Create SEO-driven content. Develop strategy of targeted keywords and audience. Uphold brand consistency across platforms. Conduct research and interviews to develop thought-leadership content.

Social Media Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Monitor our social media platforms. Generate engaging social content. Analyze & react to the performance of platforms. Manage our online reputation. Engage with social followers by responding to all comments and messages. Respond to online reviews. Develop and execute social media campaigns. Uphold brand consistency across platforms.

Director of Engineering

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Develop Technology Leadership & Strategy (what technology should we use and why). Understand and contribute to the development of Product Strategy. Recruit, manage and mentor/coach our technology team. Develop our Technology Culture: ie, standards and processes, and ensure their adherence. Develop goals for the team and work to ensure they achieve them. Manage workload for the dev team & ensure they hit their quality and deadline goals. Be the LEAD (rockstar) developer. 70% of your time will be spent coding, 30% on the above tasks.

VP of Sales & Marketing

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Direct and coordinate company sales and marketing functions. Develop a department org chart and recruit, hire, train, coach and manage marketing and sales teams to meet KPIS. Develop sales and marketing strategies. Lead sales, marketing and customer success teams to sell products and services and predictably meet and exceed targets. Develop Sales & Marketing Culture & Values: standards and processes, and ensures their adherence. Implement predictable, repeatable, and scalable sales and marketing processes. Develop and manage sales and marketing budgets, and oversee the development and management of internal operating budgets. Oversee major and critical developing client accounts, and coordinate the management of all other accounts. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs, and results. Direct and oversee the company’s marketing function to identify and develop new customers for products and services. Research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing, and new project development.

Video Producer

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
You will be responsible for planning and scheduling on-site interviews and in-studio recording sessions. For the in-studio recording sessions, you will be responsible for working with the authors to develop their course outlines and in leading them through the recording process. You will lead the video editing team and will be responsible for quality control of the content that is produced. You will also be responsible for developing a quality assurance program, and will help identify strategy/tactics to to grow our video production team.

Video Editor

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
You will coordinate content ideas with the Video Producer. You will make creative decisions for each piece, and assure they meet quality standards set by the company. You will use your knowledge of industry standards to assure Black Spectacles content is up to date and cutting edge. You will be responsible for color correcting, inputting music, adding dialogues, and creating some graphics and effects for each video. You will also be responsible for converting and exporting all media types.

2D/3D Motion Graphic Artist

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Work within the video production team to create 2D and 3D motion graphics for our video content. Sketch and outline potential concepts for motion graphics in videos. Design and animate objects such as buildings and objects. Character animation is not required. Attend and participate in daily/weekly meetings to review progress and adjust work. Revise motion graphics based on feedback from Art Director or Production Team. Maintain up to date knowledge about motion graphics software and techniques.

Account Executive

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Your work will include prospecting for new business, closing new business, on-boarding new clients and retaining those clients. Set up and execute new business prospecting campaigns. Work leads from the early stages of the sales cycle through signing the contract. Manage a book of business, including renewal management and upsell campaigns. Work with marketing team to develop content to be used in prospecting campaign. Work with product team to make improvements to technical aspect of the tools used by the sales team.

Program Coordinator

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Continually recruit and hire program "coaches" (licensed architects) through networking and recruiting. Manage a team of 25 - 30 part-time, remote employees (licensed architects). Provide feedback to program coaches based on customer feedback. Uphold and enforce program terms and conditions with customers and employees. Measure and communicate the health of the program throughout its life cycle. Develop an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement. Work across multiple departments (Marketing Team, Data Analysis Team, Dev Team, etc.) on projects related to maintaining and enhancing the program. Implement and manage program enhancements to ensure program goals are achieved while aligning with the program's mission.

UX/UI Designer

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Lead design thinking from problem definition through ideation. Create effective plans to research, design, prototype, learn, and iterate quickly. Craft useful and usable experiences through diagrams, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, visual designs, and is able to handoff assets and designs to our software developers. Collaborate with product team to build a shared understanding of the product vision and design approach. Fully understand and be a strong advocate for the consumer.

Product Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Become an expert in our industry, our software, and our customers. Work directly with teams to ensure our solutions are aligned with overall product objectives (integration). Work with customers and internal teams during all phases of product development process, from ideation through release. Lead backlog prioritization sessions against roadmap and product strategy. Update and present project status and KPIs weekly. Work with teams on building practices that support the business. Perform market research and analysis and uncover trends and opportunities.

Learning Designer

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Plan, analyze, design, develop, maintain, evaluate and support the implementation of all instructional assets (e.g., videos, exams. flashcards, and coaching/tutoring). Leverage industry research and participate in company research to define and measure BKS lesson, module, and program outcomes. You will participate in creating contemporary learning strategies that meet business and audience needs. Design and build online courses and content helping architects pass the ARE and advance their skills and knowledge in the field. Work closely with SMEs to develop content delivery strategies. Determine the appropriate delivery for the target audience. Help develop content, instructional formats, and learning objectives for desired learning solutions.

Internal Recruiter

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Work with team to develop a scorecard and description for each role. Ensure each job is posted all appropriate sites and job boards relevant to the role. Take ownership of outbound recruiting using LinkedIn Recruiter and other tools. Network within appropriate industries to build our candidate pipeline. Review and vet all inbound applicants. Take the lead on phone and in-person interviews and execute evaluations for each stage while updating candidates on their progress. Report to hiring managers and HR managers on the status of open positions.

Executive Assistant to CEO & Founder

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
This person will act as the Executive Assistant, operations authority, personal gatekeeper and right hand to our CEO in a professional and personal capacity, while supporting a constantly shifting, complex calendar of appointments, requiring communication with internal and external executives and departments. The position resides within a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking, juggling and managing a number of discrete tasks are critical to success.

Mobile App Developer (iOS and Android)

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
You are an analytical thinker who is able to accurately estimate project timelines while maintaining a strong focus on quality of work. You're able to adapt to external factors as they arise and take the lead with a positive outlook towards getting things done. You're also a self-starter who is not afraid to ask questions and is always open to constructive criticism.

Online Community Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Your work will include developing a content plan and strategy for our online forum. You'll provoke activity, create content and respond to our users. You will be the voice of the community via daily moderation, reviewing discussions, replying and probing on posts and escalating member feedback. You seek out information with an underlying curiosity and desire to know more about things, people or issues. You naturally place emphasis on creating customer loyalty by delivering on commitments to customers with clear, concise information. You're able deal effectively with pressure and remain optimistic and persistent under adversity and can solve problems openly and objectively in an unemotional manner.

Full Stack Web Developer - PHP

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Your work will include front and back end development for our site. You will be working with our product team to innovate and execute new projects to help grow our business. You’ll also be creatively designing products from scratch, developing data analytics tools, and administering general IT functions.

Director of Product

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
Attract, hire, engage, and develop talented people to build the capabilities required for the organization to perform at high levels. Manage the contribution and performance of individuals and teams by communicating clear expectations. Develop and help drive a shared understanding of a long term vision that describes how the organization needs to operate now and in the future. Develop detailed action plans which include objectives, accountability, time frames and contingencies. Talk to users to get their feedback firsthand, be their advocate and test the product

Director of Marketing

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
You have 10 or more years experience with a mix of digital and off-line marketing, with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications or equivalent work experience. You are a jack of all trades, not afraid to roll your sleeves up and dive into a pile of Google Analytics data. You have a track record of coaching and developing great teams. You motivate your team to achieve and exceed goals by establishing accountabilities, agreeing to high standards monitoring and reviewing performance and providing timely and relevant feedback. You work gracefully under pressure, and you're an expert at planning and priority setting. You're not afraid to ask questions and are open to constructive criticism. You're an enthusiastic self-starter who takes ownership of your work. You're also flexible and adapt to change well. You're willing to be accountable to our customer's success, you encourage and respect your teammates, and you're careful and thoughtful with your work. You also appreciate and value the power of great design.

Licensed Architect - ARE Study Group Coach

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
This position involves leading aspiring architects through the ARE 5.0 exams via virtual study groups. Black Spectacles will provide training and a syllabus for you and we'll match you with a group of committed aspiring architects who are in search of a structured approach to prepare for the ARE. You'll then set, prepare for, and lead online meetings for each exam. You'll serve as the main point of contact for your group members, and work closely with Black Spectacles to help guide and evolve the direction of the program.

Account Manager

Black Spectacles
Chicago
3 weeks ago
Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your accounts. Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships. Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors. Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives. Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders. Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas. Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts). Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory. Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.