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we help brands find their
VOICE
then we make them
SING
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We are Icon. We’re nimble and we punch above our weight. We think big and work hard. We’re bold but never brash, crazy ambitious, confident and passionate.

We connect brands with their audiences using ideas, words and images. We do it in stores, in pixels, and in print, anywhere there are open eyes and receptive minds.

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we think
BIG
and work
HARD
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We are skilled strategic thinkers, creating with purpose and never afraid to dig in and get our hands dirty. We apply our knowledge and skill to every challenge. We solve problems and we deliver great value.

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    We Build Brands

    Because if you don’t have a brand, you have a commodity. Here’s how we get it done.

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    We Activate Brands

    Say it clearly, say it often, say it everywhere. Take a look at how we do it.

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Here’s what

WE DO

  • THINKING BIG
  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Architecture
  • Brand Positioning
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Content Strategy
  • Consumer Insights
  • Competitive Analysis
  • WORKING HARD
  • Design
  • Copy
  • Brand Identity
  • In-Store
  • Digital
  • Web
  • Mobile
  • Content
  • Video
  • Advertising
  • Promotion

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some of our

CLIENTS

We’ve been able to team up with some amazing brand partners, and they inspire us to keep working harder.

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  • chiquita
  • kroger
  • eurotech
  • dakota
  • ashley home store
  • tubotowels
  • mattressfirm
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  • meyer
  • bigassfans
  • raynor
  • federalprocess
  • zappos
  • hunter
  • thehomedepot
  • Blue_Oak
  • USPC

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it’s all about the

Work

We’ve told you what we do. Now we’re going to show you work that moved the needle for our clients.

Case Studies

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meet our

TEAM

Our employees are a pretty diverse and interesting crew, and they keep Icon running like a well-oiled machine.

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employee of the month

Schyler Fehr

Cincinnati born and raised. I'm a big family person, and big on shopping, I may have a shoe addiction. I graduated from the School of Advertising Art in Spring '17 with an Associate Degree of Applied Business in Advertising Arts. Shortly after in August '17 I joined Icon, yes my first job out of school! Needless to say I am excited to start my journey here.

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come work

WITH US

We’re creative, fun, smart and hardworking, and we absolutely, positively love what we do every day. We’re always looking for great talent. But enough about us, tell us about you. Send us your resume, a link to your portfolio, or just an email. We’re always looking for new talent.

Digital Designer

Hi there. We’re Icon, the largest agency in Northern Kentucky and the best agency you’ve never heard of. For more than 20 years, we’ve kept a low profile while helping our high-profile clients achieve impressive growth.

We’re looking for an experienced Digital Designer to join our growing team in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. As part of your role, you will design, develop and implement creative executions across a range of digital assets, collaborating with a diverse group of talented designers and account team members.

If you’re a Digital Design super star, we want to talk to you. For this position, you should be creative, confident and knowledgeable and comfortable working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities/Duties

• Collaborate with the Creative and Account team members on all digital projects

• Design and develop simple websites, landing pages and animated banner ads

• Employ knowledge of user experience and other digital design best practices

• Create design concepts, sitemaps and wireframes to outline the user experience

• Prepare final designs and collect graphic assets for development

• Ensure projects fit within established brand guidelines

• Stay current with digital design and development best practices

 Qualifications/Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Digital Design or related fields with a strong portfolio

• 3+ years relevant experience, preferably in an agency or design firm

• Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS

• Working knowledge of JavaScript and vendor plugins

• Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Animate (Flash) and After Effects

• Ability to communicate technical and development process with clients of widely-varying technical backgrounds

• Strong eye for detail and accuracy

• Highly-developed organizational and multi-tasking skills

• Ability to work effectively within a fast paced environment

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• User interface design and user experience design expertise

• Experience with MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, Constant Contact and Pardot

 Nice to have

• Experience with PHP/MySQL/Wordpress a plus

• Understanding of JavaScript task managers (gulp) and CSS pre-processors (SCSS)

• Familiarity with CMS platforms including WordPress.

• Familiarity with motion design

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Digital Account Manager

Do you love digital marketing? Enjoy working in a fast-paced, client-focused environment? If so, we want to talk to you. We are a 20+ person advertising and marketing agency in the Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati area looking for a talented Account Manager to join our team. You will manage our client portfolio to help our clients improve their web presence and digital marketing practices.

As an Account Manager, you should have solid experience in marketing with a customer service approach. You should also have a clear idea of how digital tools add value to company strategy and performance. Ultimately, you should be able to contribute to business growth by creating and maintaining relationships with clients and adding value to their business.

 Responsibilities

Work as part of a team to activate a digital marketing program in the retail space, including:

• Acting as the point of contact for clients for digital management matters

• Building and maintaining strong, long-term client relationships

• Establishing digital strategies and deployment plans for clients, considering their specific requirements, to increase ROI

• Presenting digital media strategies to clients

• Addressing client queries effectively and in a timely manner

• Reporting on web performance metrics

• Analyzing digital campaigns success

• Staying up-to-date with digital technology trends

 Requirements

• BS degree in Marketing or relevant field

• 3-5 years of experience with customer service and account management

• Experience managing, implementing and optimizing digital campaigns

• In-depth understanding of online marketing tools and social media platforms

• Hands on experience with CRM software

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects/clients at one time

• Strong analytical skills

 

Senior Account Executive

Are you an engaging, organized individual with the desire to help clients drive their business? We are a 20+ person advertising and marketing agency in the Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati area looking for an experienced, Senior Marketing Account Executive to join our team.

Candidates must have a positive, purposeful attitude and the ability to manage multiple projects with careful attention to detail. The Senior Account Manager will be responsible managing multiple client relationships, including strategic planning, project management, budgeting and timeline management.

The Senior Account Executive should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, non-stop environment. Attention to detail and timely communication are critical to Senior Account Executive’s success. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Agency experience is preferred but not required.

Occasional travel may be required (typically day trips).

 Responsibilities Include:

• Build relationships with Icon and client teams.

• Serve as a liaison between Icon and the client to facilitate on-time, accurate delivery of assigned projects and work.

• Create and manage timelines for projects simultaneously.

• Manage development of advertising, digital and in-store materials to support client needs while ensuring compliance with client’s advertising and brand guidelines.

• Work internal account team members to provide support with day-to-day needs, including but not limited project management, proofreading, and fielding/fulfilling requests from clients.

• Work internally with creative, production and account team members to meet client needs.

• Seek out opportunities to be proactive in proposing ideas to clients.

You Must Have:

• 4-6 years of relevant experience, preferably in an agency environment.

• Highly developed organizational, project management and multi-tasking skills.

• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

• The desire to strive for perfection on every project down to the smallest detail.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• The confidence and ability to work with a variety of personalities effectively.

• Superior problem-solving skills and confidence in navigating complexity.

 

Associate Account Manager

Are you an engaging, organized individual with the desire to help clients drive their business? We are a 20+ person advertising and marketing agency in the Northern Kentucky / Cincinnati area looking for an experienced, Associate Account Executive to join our team.

Candidates must have a positive, purposeful attitude and the ability to manage multiple projects with careful attention to detail. The Associate Account Manager’s primary responsibility will be to work directly with senior account team members to provide day-to-day project and administrative support. Additionally, the Associate Account Manager will be responsible for communicating directly with clients and managing projects solo.

The Associate Account Manager should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, non-stop environment. Attention to detail and timely communication are critical to the Associate Account Manager’s success. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, and the Associate Account Manager must be proficient in PowerPoint and Excel. Agency experience is preferred but not required.

Occasional travel may be required (typically day trips).

Responsibilities Include:

• Build relationships with Icon and client teams.

• Serve as a liaison between Icon and the client to facilitate on-time, accurate delivery of assigned projects and work.

• Work with internal account team members to provide support with day-to-day needs, including but not limited project management, proofreading, review of materials for compliance with advertising standards/guidelines, creation of presentation materials, building timelines and executing projects accordingly, and field and fulfill requests from the client’s sales team.

• Handle projects directly as time permits, including but not limited to project kick-off and management of ad development, competitive analysis and proofreading.

• Work internally with creative, production and account team members to meet client needs.

• Seek out opportunities to be proactive in proposing ideas to clients.

You Must Have: 

• 2-4 years of relevant experience, preferably in an agency environment.

• Highly developed organizational, project management and multi-tasking skills.

• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

• The desire to strive for perfection on every project down to the smallest detail.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• A deep understanding of and experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel programs.

• The confidence and ability to work with a variety of personalities effectively.

• Superior problem-solving skills and confidence in navigating complexity.

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let’s

TALK

Whether it’s a phone call, chatting over coffee, or through email, we’d love to get this conversation started.