Careers

We think big. We work hard. We have fun.

It takes ambition to do agency life with excellence. At JDA, we embrace that challenge. We love waking up every day to unique client opportunities in multiple industries. Some days the deadlines are tight. Curve balls are inevitable. But our goal is united: to create excellent work for our clients to impact the world. If you’re up for the challenge, explore below to see if there is role for you at JDA.

Culture & Benefits

What’s in it for you? More than the work that we do, our people are our greatest assets. Our company is driven by individuals with experience, creative ideas, and perspectives that shape the work we do together. Below are a few of the perks that come with being a part of our team.

Friendly people, fun offices, and incredible clients make it enjoyable to come to work every day. Our growing team is an extraordinary group of dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous people that you won’t find anywhere else.

401(k)
Match

Our Safe Harbor 401k matching plan helps you plan for the future. And our immediate vesting schedule sets us apart from the rest.

Flexible
Paid Time Off

We care about your life outside of work, and flexible time off allows our team to spend time with the people and things that mean the most to them. We empower our team to take time off as it works best for their lives and schedules.

The Best Tech

To do the best work for the best clients, you need the best equipment. We don’t go cheap on the essentials. Every team member gets their own Apple equipment and other tech to get the job done.

Disability &
Life Insurance

You never know what life may throw you. 100% of the cost for both long-term and short-term disability and life insurance are covered by the company.

The Best Snacks
& Bevs Around

We’ve got cold brew on tap and hot coffee always in stock. If coffee isn’t your cup of tea, fear not - we have a fridge full of drinks to fuel your creativity, and snack options (healthy or not) to help you power through the day. All on the house.

Paid Parental
Leave

Family is paramount at JDA, and we want our team to invest in the things that matter most. JDA offers paid time off to parents of birth and adoption to spend time focused on the new member of your family.

Ongoing Job
Training

We encourage ongoing learning that supports your job and career. Special trainings, seminars, events, and online courses are all opportunities our staff can take advantage of to expand their skillset.

Open Positions

We deliver the best and only hire the best.

This position will be responsible for negotiation and placement of broadcast media types (primarily TV, print, radio, out-of-home and associated digital media formats). They will also be involved in media research, implementational planning, stewardship of campaigns and reporting. Critical thinking and superior math skills are required, as well as an eagerness to take on responsibility and a competitive nature. Experience in digital/performance media (e.g. publisher direct, video/audio streaming, programmatic, social, search) is a plus, but not required.

JDA is looking for an experienced Art Director to oversee creative projects from beginning to end at our advertising agency. The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented with impeccable design abilities and a distinct eye for color, pattern, typography, and conveying best design principles. As an Art Director, you excel in a fast-paced environment, juggling a variety of daily projects, and providing artistic direction to the team while being absent of ego. Someone who has a natural eye for persuasive design and copy across a variety of dynamic mediums will be successful in this role. As an Art Director, you will work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team including copywriters, designers, developers, researchers, strategists, and other specialists. The Art Director will work under the guidance and leadership of our Creative Director and Associate Creative Director.

Come be a part of a dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous team that you won’t find anywhere else. JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency specializing in brand, media, creative and content for high-growth brands across the country. JDA has represented countless full-service brands in a variety of sectors and industries. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA was named the #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2017 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Come join us!

As a Digital Marketing Intern, the ideal candidate is technical, organized, results driven, has strong attention to detail, and has a passion for digital applications. This role requires a strong interest in digital marketing practices and channels, tactical execution, and reporting. This candidate will work closely alongside other interns and digital marketing specialists.

Come be a part of a dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous team that you won’t find anywhere else. JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency specializing in brand, media, creative and content for high-growth brands across the country. JDA has represented countless full-service brands in a variety of sectors and industries. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA was named the #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2017 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Come join us!

As a Design Intern, the ideal candidate is extremely detail-orientated with impeccable design abilities and a distinct eye for color, pattern and typography. This candidate should excel in an independent, fast-paced environment and juggle a variety of daily projects. Someone who nerds out over everything digital, and is interested in creating beautiful and persuasive design for website content, print and digital marketing. This candidate will work alongside other interns and copywriters, developers, researchers, strategists, and other specialists.

Come be a part of a dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous team that you won’t find anywhere else. JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency specializing in brand, media, creative and content for high-growth brands across the country. JDA has represented countless full-service brands in a variety of sectors and industries. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA was named the #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2017 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Come join us!

As a Copywriter Intern, the ideal candidate is creative and detail-orientated with a strong grasp of linguistics, word-association, and grammar. This roll will assist with crafting various language to convey thoughts, concepts, strategies, and content that further the agenda of our clients and our agency network. This candidate must be fluent in the English language and will work closely with other interns, producers, copywriters, and design team members. This agency is fast-paced, and the workload is ever-changing. This candidate needs to be self-confident, well-rounded and eager to produce new and great content.

Come be a part of a dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous team that you won’t find anywhere else. JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency specializing in brand, media, creative and content for high-growth brands across the country. JDA has represented countless full-service brands in a variety of sectors and industries. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA was named the #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2017 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Come join us!

As an Account Manager Intern, the ideal candidate is trustworthy, accurate, positive, and naturally fast-paced. Primary responsibilities will include meeting branding, marketing, and strategic needs, taking into account brand positioning, competitive landscapes, project goals and objectives, relevant researching and trending, and marketing practices. This candidate would be working directly with other interns, strategy team members, and directly with a client.

The position of Publicist is responsible for pitching topics, interviews and written works on behalf of all clients, calling and emailing media outlets to secure interviews, excerpts, and serial deals for our authors, as well as being the initial point of contact and clearinghouse for inbound media queries.

A publicist must be a news enthusiast who is able to identify opportunities and risks for clients and is capable of mastering a client’s voice to properly represent them to the media. This person also must show creativity and have excellent communication skills not only to collaborate with a team and maintain client satisfaction, but also to specifically cultivate relationships with reporters and producers as a media liaison. He or she must have an exceptional work ethic and be a self-starter, as this can be a remote position.

JDA Worldwide is seeking an experienced Account Executive to add to its growing Indianapolis team. This person will be the day-to-day contact for client relationships, for both non-profit and for-profit companies. They will interface with all areas of the agency and be responsible for navigating complex agency projects from beginning to end. Leading the charge on the tactical utilization of the client’s strategic plan will be part of your measurable objectives. You must have remarkable communication skills, be positive, fast-paced, detail oriented, and flexible. Consistent with our culture at JDA, this person must have a constant desire to learn new things, possess an excellent work ethic, excel at communication, and have a heart to serve.

We are looking for a multi-disciplined animation designer to join our team. Your primary focus will be creating dynamic and effective paid media ads, interactive web content, logo animation, and marketing materials to further the agenda of our clients’ vision and our agency network. Our ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and the desire to constantly improve his/her skill set.

Are you a creative at heart with an innate understanding of motion and the ability to make concepts come to life with fluid, intentional, and captivating animation? Let’s talk.

As a Brand Designer at JDA, the ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented with impeccable design abilities and a distinct eye for color, pattern and typography in brand identity and system design. Roughly half of this role will be true display of craft and conceptual brand identity and system design, and the other half production design and iterating. You excel in an independent, fast-paced environment, can juggle a variety of daily projects, while being absent of ego. Someone who nerds out over every brand touchpoint and the details of creating and upholding brand standards and is an expert in creating beautiful and persuasive design is ideal for this role. You strive to embed and uphold brand strategy and make intentional brand decisions. You will work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team including researchers, strategists, copywriters, developers and other specialists as required. The position will work closely under the guidance and leadership of our Director of Brand.

JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency network and management consultancy. JDA has been awarded fastest-growing private company in Indianapolis by the IBJ FAST 25 annual ranking in both 2017 and 2018. Our growing team is an incredible group of dedicated, courageous, collaborative and generous people that you won’t find anywhere else.

Don’t see a current job posting that aligns with your background or interest? Please submit your application here and we will contact you if we would like to start the conversation.

Friendly people, fun offices and incredible clients make it enjoyable to come to work at JDA. Our culture fosters accelerated growth, and we have top-notch employee perks and benefits. Some noteworthy examples are our flexible work-life, awesome company-wide meetings, excellent insurance, and healthy snacks in all offices.