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Baton Rouge, LA, Gonzalez, LA, LaPlace, LA, St James, LA
Posted 1 year ago

perXuade, a division of the XP Synergy Companies, is currently seeking a Web/Coding Developer with professional and/or academic experience, or the desire to expand within the space of inspiring the future generation of creatives. You will be responsible for teaching middle/high students the provided Apple Swift focused curriculum, with the end of semester capstone project of developing a functioning game or app. As this is a full-time position, you will be expected to dedicate roughly half of your workday toward classroom instruction and related duties for the school system we are contracted to work within, and the remaining portion of your workday will be dedicated toward managing and deploying internal Web/Coding projects for the XP Synergy Companies.

Instruction Duties: This position requires organization, so you must stay on task and have a plan on how to execute each lesson. This position is ideal for EXPERIENCED creative industry professionals that wish to take their skills to lead the next generation of developers.

Web Coding Duties: experience for coding, web development, web services, is mandatory so you can manage the various websites we manage; not just working from templates and WP dashboard.

ABOUT US

perXuade is a marketing and communications agency, Project CREATE being our educational department. We proudly serve St James Parish School System, empowering their students to pursue careers in creative digital media arts. On top of teaching students, we take a role in supporting the school in print, video, and coding related projects. Allowing us to be valuable partners by finding ways to maximize us their resource.

We have internal and external clients, producing creative services ranging from Website Development, Graphic Design, Video Production, Content Development, Public Relations, Photography, Outreach, Traditional Marketing, and Social Media Marketing. Within our agency, your non-education role will focus on coding work for our internal clients.

  • Must be available from 9am to 11am (does not include drive time to school or office)
  • Must have 2 or more years of experience in Web/Coding Development
  • Be authorized to work in the United States. Background check required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to Lutcher High School (Lutcher, LA - St. James Parish)
  • Experience teaching or working with students in middle/high school is a plus
  • Effective management of multiple, concurrent projects against aggressive timelines without compromising accuracy or quality
  • Great interpersonal skills and a do-whatever-it-takes attitude and general spirit of teamwork

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Coding, art, design, or a related discipline
  • 3-plus years of coding, programming, developing, art, design, or related experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Lightroom)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and One Drive (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)
  • Adobe Certification is a plus

EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS

  • Fulltime – $47K to $50K per year
    • Salaried position as our Web/Coding Instruction & Website Specialist
    • Must work minimum 40 hours per week (does not include drive time)
    • Includes company paid benefits, PTO, VAC, Sick Days, Paid Holidays
  • Part-time – $24 to $27 per hour
    • Hourly work exclusive to fulfillment of school instruction
    • Must work 24 to 30 hours per week (does not include drive time)
    • Includes PTO, Sick Days, Paid Holidays
  • Contractor – $2,000 per month
    • Contract for 2022-2023 school year, with option to renew
    • Contract fulfillment exclusive to all aspect of school instruction
    • All school days off

GENERAL EVERYDAY EXPECTATIONS

  • ½ Day Focused Classroom Prep and Instruction Duties
    • 90 minutes Class Time (Avg. 75 minutes of Instruction/Work Time, 15 minutes Start/End of Class Procedures)
    • 30 minutes before class for preparation for the day
    • 30 minutes after class for end of class duties (clean up, paperwork, preparation for tomorrow, etc.)
    • 90 minutes planning, grading, assigning homework (in company office)
    • Must be able to deal with situations with students effectively and calmly (disruptions, arguments, etc.)
    • Interact and instruct students from different backgrounds, attitudes, and special needs.
    • During projects must effectively provide input and help to multiple students over the course of the class
    • Interact and work with School Personnel such as Principals, Administrators, and other teachers
    • Guide and support students on execution and delivery of any coding projects requested by SJPS (school app development)
    • Utilize required school programs and systems for grading, attendance, and discipline
    • Effectively grade and evaluate each individual student on their own performance, growth, and abilities by required deadlines (progress reports)
    • Be Open to Off-Topic Conversations at proper times for discussion and building a rapport with students
    • Utilize Google Classroom Suite and Email to distribute assignments and communicate with students
    • Interact with parents of students via phone, email or in person in a professional manner
  • ½ Day focused on Website Related Projects
    • Updating and maintaining internal XP Synergy WordPress websites
    • Companywide email blasts (MailChimp)
    • Attend kickoff, internal reviews and status meetings to ensure our project management tool is updated with your assignments, project status, schedule updates and time entries.

Job Features

Job Category

Full time

Pay Range

$40k – $44k per year

Position

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Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

perXuade, a division of the XP Synergy Companies, is currently seeking a Web/Coding Developer with professional and/or academic experience, or the desire to expand within the space of inspiring the fu...

Posted 2 years ago

We are currently seeking a Graphic Arts Specialist (teacher/instructor) who will be responsible for teaching high school students how to properly create and develop the skills to successfully execute his/her own creative media art. To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The Specialist is responsible for growth in student learning.  

The Specialist will be required to remain organization, must stay on tasks and have a plan on how s/he executes our curriculum. You must be honest, responsible, dependable, and professional at all times. This position is ideal for EXPERIENCED creative industry professionals that wish to take their skills to lead the next generation of designers/artists. Additionally, you'll have to work within our creative team with content development, marketing, social media, graphic design, video production or other comparable creative fields of services. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1.0 SETTING INSTRUCTIONAL OUTCOMES 

The teacher designs instructional outcomes that represent rigorous and important learning in the discipline. Outcomes represent high expectations and rigor. Outcomes are related to “big ideas” of the discipline. The teacher designs instructional outcomes that are clear, written in the form of student learning, and suggest viable methods of assessment. Outcomes are written in terms of what students will learn rather than do. 

The teacher designs outcomes that reflect several different types of learning an opportunities for coordination. Outcomes represent a range of outcomes: factual, conceptual understanding, reasoning, social, management, and communication. The teacher designs outcomes that take into account the varying needs of groups of students. Outcomes are suitable to groups of students in the class, differentiated where necessary. 

  1.  USING QUESTIONING /PROMPTS AND DISCUSSION 

The teacher poses questions to students designed to promote student thinking and understanding. Teacher uses open-ended questions, inviting students to think and/or have multiple possible answers. The teacher creates a genuine discussion among students, providing adequate time for students to respond, and stepping aside when appropriate. 

Discussions enable students to talk to one another, without ongoing mediation by the teacher. The teacher engages most students in the discussion, employing a range of strategies to ensure that most students are heard. The teacher builds on student responses to question effectively. The teacher calls on most students, even those who don’t initially volunteer. 

  1. ENGAGING STUDENTS IN LEARNING 
  1. The teacher provides learning tasks and activities that are aligned with the instructional outcomes and are designed to challenge student thinking, resulting in active intellectual engagement by most students with important and challenging content, and with teacher scaffolding to support that engagement. Most students are intellectually engaged in the lesson. Learning tasks have multiple correct responses or approaches and/or demand higher-order thinking. Students have some choice in how they complete learning tasks. There is a mix of different types of groupings, suitable to the lesson objectives. Materials and resources support the learning goals and require intellectual engagement, as appropriate. The teacher provides students the time needed to be intellectually engaged. The pacing of the lesson provides students the time needed to be intellectually engaged. 

4.0 USING ASSESSMENT IN INSTRUCTION 

The teacher uses formative and summative assessment regularly to guide instruction. The teacher makes adjustments to the lesson to enhance understanding by groups of students when necessary. The teacher makes students aware of assessment criteria and encourages students to use self-assessment. 

  • Students indicate that they clearly understand the characteristics of high quality work. 
  • Students are invited to assess their own work and make improvements. 
  • The teacher attempts to engage students in self- or peer assessment. 

5.0 PROFESSIONALISM 

                The teacher grows and develops professionally through professional development as assigned and voluntarily to teaching and learning. 

  • Attends and constructively participates in meetings and professional development activities. 
  • Experience working with kids/preteens a plus 
  • Expected Areas of Competence 
  • Satisfactorily complete 32-hour INTEL Essential training within 3 years of initial employment. 
  • Satisfactorily complete 9 hours of Promethean training within the first year of employment. 
  • Identifies problems and issues and works collaboratively to contribute ideas and find solutions. 
  • Maintains communication with immediate supervisor, keeping him/her informed of problems, concerns, and significant developments. 
  • Uses verbal and non-verbal communication in a manner respectful of others.  
  • Writes and speaks clearly and concisely so that the message is understood. 
  • Develops and maintains a safe and caring environment for all of our students. 
  • Demonstrates positive support through actions and words as ambassadors of the schools and districts. 
  • Dresses for success according to job responsibilities. 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION 

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree 
  • Louisiana Teaching Certificate (desired). 
  • Type A, B, C, Level 1, 2, 3, Temporary, CTTIE, or Ancillary (desired). 
  • Must work minimum of 40-hours per week. 
  • Must be available from 7am to 3pm 
  • Must have 2 or more years of experience in Graphic Design 
  • Be authorized to work in the United States 
  • Must have reliable transportation to St. James Parish 
  • Background check required 
  • Experience working with kids/preteens a plus 
  • Expected Areas of Competence 

Job Features

Pay Range

$45k – $48k per year

Position

Full-time Salaried

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

We are currently seeking a Graphic Arts Specialist (teacher/instructor) who will be responsible for teaching high school students how to properly create and develop the skills to succes...

perXuade is the creative studio of XP Synergy Companies and Opportunity Now. Our goal is to create visual experiences, sharing the good work being performed and compelling people in the communities they serve.. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories. We strive to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.

Job Description
We are seeking a talented Video Motion Graphics Editors and Artists to join the design team! Working with other Producers, Artists, and Animators, you will be contributing to the design and direction of the visual output on a diverse range of creative projects for leading brands.

You should have a range of experience in editing, motion graphics, animation and compositing on a wide range of creative projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with a team of designers to create visually stunning and creative content.
  • Contributing to a wide range of Motion Graphics projects in both 2D and 3D.
  • Supporting the work of Creative leads in the production of visual presentations.
  • Working closely with other Designers, CG Artists, Compositors and departments to deliver the highest quality visual output.

Qualifications

  • Expert proficiency with After Effects, Photoshop, and Premiere.
  • Knowledge of Cinema 4D preferred.
  • Proficiency in Maya, Houdini, Nuke and other VFX production tools is an advantage.
  • A superior eye for composition, color, design, and typography.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve.
  • Comfortable working remotely.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2-years of experience creating various media between the ranges of social media, web videos, commercials, sizzle reels, documentaries, etc…
  • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGING / COORDINATING!
  • Design experience with both multimedia and print is desired, but not required
  • **Must attach or send link of a portfolio of videography, editing, CG animation, music/sound design a plus, and samples of any creative work you have previously completed.

Job Features

Pay Range

$32k – $37k per year

Position

Hourly or Salary

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

perXuade is the creative studio of XP Synergy Companies and Opportunity Now. Our goal is to create visual experiences, sharing the good work being performed and compelling people in the communities th...

Gonzalez, LA
Posted 3 years ago

We are currently seeking a Graphic Artists/Designers that is extremely familiar with the fundamentals of the industry and Adobe Creative Suite. This Instructor must be responsible for teaching high school students how to properly create and develop the skills to successfully execute his/her own marketing campaign. This position also requires organization, so the Instructor must stay on tasks and have a plan on how s/he executes our curriculum. You must be honest, responsible, dependable, and professional at all times.

This position is ideal for EXPERIENCED creative industry professionals that wish to take their skills to lead the next generation of designers/artists. Additionally, you'll have to work within our creative team with content development, marketing, social media, graphic design, video production or other comparable creative fields of services.

Must work minimum of 20-hours per week.
Must be available from 7am to 3pm
Must have 2 or more years of experience in Graphic Design
Be authorized to work in the United States
Must have reliable transportation to St. James Parish
Background check required
Experience working with kids/preteens a plus
Expected Areas of Competence

Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with cross-functional/multi-disciplined teams including Creative Services, Adult Services, Youth Services, and Projects & Initiatives.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to deal independently with many projects at one time and prioritize accordingly.
Proficient with MS Office (Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
Flexibility to work across multiple offices in multiple states.

Everyday Expectations

  • 90 Minute Class Time (Avg. 75 minutes of Instruction/Work Time, 15 minutes Start/End of Class Procedures)
  • 30 minutes before class for preparation for the day
  • 30 minutes after class for end of class duties (clean up, paper work, preparation for tomorrow, etc.)
  • Must be able to deal with situations with students effectively and calmly (disruptions, arguments, fighting, etc.)
  • Interact and instruct students from different backgrounds, attitudes, and special needs.
  • During projects must effectively provide input and help to multiple students over the course of the class
  • Interact with School Personnel such as Principals, Administrators, and other teachers
  • Utilize required school programs and systems for grading, attendance, and discipline
  • Effectively grade and evaluate each individual student on their own performance, growth, and abilities
  • Grading times can range from 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on assignment and projects
  • Be Open to Off-Topic Conversations at proper times for discussion and building a rapport with students (ex. Politics, Current Events, Life)
  • Utilize Google Classroom Suite and Email to communicate with students
  • You may have to interact with parents of students via phone or in person"
  • "Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2-years of experience creating various media between the ranges of social media, advertisement, internet graphics, articles, etc…
  • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGING / COORDINATING!
  • Design experience with both multimedia and print is desired, but not required
  • **Must attach or send link of a portfolio of graphic design, production, samples and any creative work you have previously completed.

Job Features

Pay Range

$35k – $38k per year

Position

Full-time Salaried

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

We are currently seeking a Graphic Artists/Designers that is extremely familiar with the fundamentals of the industry and Adobe Creative Suite. This Instructor must be responsible for teaching high sc...

Baton Rouge, LA, Gonzalez, LA, New Orleans, LA
Posted 3 years ago

The Creative Manager will report directly to the Creative Lead and be a part of the Creative Leadership team. Role oversees creative team and instructors as the develop, enhance, and expand our creative and educational efforts. Our services include (but are not limited to) audio & video production, graphic design, website creation and management, content development, creation of communication resources and creative instruction and education. Additionally, you would serve as the manager to our in-school Instructors. Leading and supporting them as we serve our school partner. This includes learning sections of the curriculum to teach, should your staff request time off.

We believe in teamwork, respect, and a commitment to providing excellent customer service while delivering the highest-quality products in a timely manner. The Creative Manager would work independently and collaboratively with our team to develop and execute results that meet and exceed expectations while being sensitive to our clients’ vision, mission, brand, and strategies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of our Creative Lead and Creative Directors
  • Work both independently and with other members of our Creative Team of professionals
  • Assist in the creation of digital, video, audio, and print content
  • Prepare and manage internal and external projects
  • Develop and maintain brand integrity across multiple platforms
  • Provide feedback and input on all creative projects
  • Manage relations and contracts with vendors and contractors
  • Manage instructors in SJPS and creative personnel
  • Address the needs of instructors while overseeing their weekly tasks
  • Observe and assist with classes at SJPS
  • Instruct creative classes when needed
  • Work directly school personnel of SJPS to receive feedback and information
  • Develop and maintain creative curriculum for Project CREATE Program
  • Must be available, when needed, to travel to our current company office locations and/or client sites in Texas, Louisiana, Nevada and etc. All business travel will be company paid.

Work Hours

The Creative Manager will be a full-time salaried position with a minimum of 40 hours per week, with additional work hours required periodically. Standard work hours will fall within the 8:30 am – 5:30 pm timeframe Monday thru Friday. However, some projects/assignments may require time adjustments within your daily schedule.

Qualifications and Skills Needed

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong management and people skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with creative techniques
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing
  • Familiarity with marketing techniques and trends
  • Strong knowledge with the Adobe Creative Cloud

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, art, design, or a related discipline
  • 3-plus years of communications, marketing, art, design, or related experience
  • Experience developing and managing digital content, print content, and media
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, Acrobat, Lightroom)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)
  • Adobe Certification is a plus

Job Features

Job Category

Full time

Pay Range

$35k – $45k per year

Position

Full-time Salaried

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

The Creative Manager will report directly to the Creative Lead and be a part of the Creative Leadership team. Role oversees creative team and instructors as the develop, enhance, and expand our creati...

Baton Rouge, LA, Gonzalez, LA
Posted 3 years ago

We are currently seeking a Videographer that is extremely familiar with filming and all aspects of the camera (video and/or DSLR). This Videographer must be responsible for teaching high school students how to properly film and develop the skills to successfully obtain footage on his/her own. This position also requires organization, so the videographer must stay on tasks and have a plan on how he or she wants to execute each lesson. This videographer must be honest, responsible, dependable, and professional at all times.

This position is ideal for EXPERIENCED creative industry professionals that wish to take their skills to lead the next generation of videographers. Additionally, you'll have to work within our creative team with on-location content development, social media, video production, post production, and other comparable creative fields of services.

  • Must work minimum of 40-hours per week.
  • Must be available from 7am to 3pm
  • Must have 2 or more years of experience in Graphic Design
  • Be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have reliable transportation to Vacherie and/or Lutcher, Louisiana
  • Background check required
  • Experience working with kids/preteens a plus
  • Expected Areas of Competence

Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with cross-functional/multi-disciplined teams including Creative Services, Adult Services, Youth Services, and Projects & Initiatives.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to deal independently with many projects at one time and prioritize accordingly.
Proficient with MS Office (Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premier, After Effects, Audition).
Flexibility to work across multiple offices in multiple states.

Everyday Expectations

  • 90 Minute Class Time (Avg. 75 minutes of Instruction/Work Time, 15 minutes Start/End of Class Procedures)
  • 30 minutes before class for preparation for the day
  • 30 minutes after class for end of class duties (clean up, paper work, preparation for tomorrow, etc.)
  • Must be able to deal with situations with students effectively and calmly (disruptions, arguments, fighting, etc.)
  • Interact and instruct students from different backgrounds, attitudes, and special needs.
  • During projects must effectively provide input and help to multiple students over the course of the class
  • Interact with School Personnel such as Principals, Administrators, and other teachers
  • Utilize required school programs and systems for grading, attendance, and discipline
  • Effectively grade and evaluate each individual student on their own performance, growth, and abilities
  • Grading times can range from 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on assignment and projects
  • Be Open to Off-Topic Conversations at proper times for discussion and building a rapport with students (ex. Politics, Current Events, Life)
  • Utilize Google Classroom Suite and Email to communicate with students
  • You may have to interact with parents of students via phone or in person

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2-years of experience creating various media between the ranges of social media, web videos, commercials, sizzle reels, documentaries, etc…
  • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGING / COORDINATING!
  • Design experience with both multimedia and print is desired, but not required
  • **Must attach or send link of a portfolio of videography, editing, CG animation, music/sound design a plus, and samples of any creative work you have previously completed.

Job Features

Job Category

Full time

Pay Range

$32k – $37k per year

Position

Full-time Salaried

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

We are currently seeking a Videographer that is extremely familiar with filming and all aspects of the camera (video and/or DSLR). This Videographer must be responsible for teaching high school studen...

Las Vegas, NV
Posted 3 years ago

The Client Services Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Communications & Client Services of XP Synergy Companies, and will support our Creative Team, Directors, and Team Leader as we enhance and expand our creative innovations and marketing solution services for our internal and external clients. Our services include (but are not limited to) audio & video production, graphic design, website creation and management, content development, and creation of communication resources. We believe in teamwork, respect, and a commitment to providing excellent customer service while delivering the highest-quality products in a timely manner. You would work independently and collaboratively with our team to develop and execute results that meet and exceed expectations while being sensitive to our client’s vision, mission, brand, and strategies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of our Director of Communications & Client Services
  • Work both independently and with other members of our Creative Team of professionals
  • Assist in the creation of digital, video, audio, and print content
  • Prepare and manage communications materials and strategies
  • Develop and maintain brand integrity across multiple platforms
  • Help manage presence at virtual or in-person industry events, trade shows, and conferences
  • Help manage media relations and develop contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders
  • Help manage budget for Creative Team and ensure compliance
  • Must be available, when needed, to travel to our company office locations and/or client sites in Texas, Louisiana, and Nevada (company paid)

The Communications Coordinator will begin as a part-time employee working 30 paid hours per week. Normal work hours will fall within the 8:30 am – 5:30 pm timeframe Monday thru Friday. However, some projects may require time adjustments within your daily schedule.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, MBA, or a related discipline
  • 5-plus years of communications, marketing, or public relations or related experience
  • Experience developing and managing digital content
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)
  • Established media relations is a plusExcellent verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with communication techniques
  • Strong copywriting and copy-editing skills
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing
  • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Cloud is a plus (Photoshop, Premiere,…)

Job Features

Pay Range

$35k – $44k per year

Position

Full-time Salaried

Opportunities

Career Growth Plans

Benefits

Health, Dental, PTO

The Client Services Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Communications & Client Services of XP Synergy Companies, and will support our Creative Team, Directors, and Team Leader as ...