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American Quilter's Society
PO Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002-3290

Toll-free (for orders only, please):
1-800-626-5420
Phone: 270-898-7903
Fax: 270-898-1173

Physical Street Address for UPS/FedEx Shipments Only:
5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

About AQS: AQS Employment

The American Quilter's Society is dedicated to TODAY's quilter. We are inspired by the enduring creativity and importance of quilts and quiltmaking. Through our books, magazines, product offers, quilt shows and contests, workshops, and other activities in the world of quilting, we strive to inspire, instruct, and nurture the art and skill of quiltmaking.

This is an exciting time for the American Quilter’s Society, and we need dedicated, enthusiastic people to help us grow! If you are someone who thrives on challenge and believes that you can positively impact our business while making change happen, then we invite you to apply to be a part of the AQS team.

Front End Web Developer

As a member of the Web Development team, this candidate will have a strong background in cross-browser CSS, HTML, Flex/Flash (experience with JavaScript and open source frameworks like jQuery, YUI, DOJO is required), who has designed and built dynamic, high quality, interactive interfaces for web applications that have broad consumer appeal. Experience in developing front-end using HTML, CSS and JavaScript is a requirement. Experience with one or more native mobile applications frameworks. Appcelerator Titanium preferred, will consider iOS and Android or any other platforms as well. 
 

Must be a team player with the willingness and ability to put in the extra effort to create outstanding user experiences. Well organized and detail-oriented individual with ability to multi-task. Must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or MIS.

Email resume & cover letter to careers@americanquilter.com or mail to:

Mindy Burch
AQS Office Administrator
P O Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002

No phone calls, please.

 

Member Services Representative

Full-time position as Member Services Representative. 5 years office experience. Knowledge of Word, Excel and database programs required and willingness to learn new programs. Communicate professionally by phone, mail, fax and email. Some travel required.

Email resume & cover letter to careers@americanquilter.com or mail to:

Mindy Burch
AQS Office Administrator
P O Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002

No phone calls, please.

 

Sales & Marketing Representative

Full time position in Paducah, Kentucky for and experienced sales representative with two to three years’ experience, preferably in the quilt industry. Must be able to develop and execute marketing plans.

Duties include:

  • Assisting existing accounts, obtaining orders, and establishing new accounts.
  • Informs management by submitting activity and results reports. 
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Email resume & cover letter to careers@americanquilter.com or mail to:

Mindy Burch
AQS Office Administrator
P O Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002

No phone calls, please.
 

Proofreader

Responsibilities:

  • Proofread all printed materials created by AQS including show books, registration guides, copyright permissions, marketing copy, ads, rack cards, catalogs, calendars, quilt patterns, quilt booklets, book-length manuscripts, and other materials.
  • Full time position located in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Follow AQS guidelines and style sheets.
  • Complete tasks on deadline.
  • Other duties as required for AQS to fulfill its mission.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Quilt related knowledge and experience required. Demonstrated ability to fact check and test pattern and instruction math.
  • Excellent written language skills.
  • Good interpersonal relations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word on PC or Mac computers.

This full-time position is located in Paducah, Kentucky; no telecommuting or working remotely. A cover letter and resume should demonstrate proofreading experience, quilting knowledge, and be accompanied by work samples (before and after copy if possible). Quilt related experience and some travel are required. Position is available immediately. Include sufficient return postage to have materials returned.

Email resume & cover letter to careers@americanquilter.com or mail to:

Mindy Burch
AQS Office Administrator
P O Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002

No phone calls, please.

 

Graphic/Web Designer

Core Job Functions:

  • Responsible for managing the content, design & development of Wordpress websites.
  • Full time position located in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Troubleshoot code in a quick and efficient manner to solve the problem at hand.
  • Implement ideas of your supervisors into our web experience, but also be able to collaborate with them to come up with the best solution.
  • Design & develop effective eBlasts, landing pages and microsites for our multiple eccomerce channels.
  • Collaborate with members on the design/marketing team on how better the user's experience to maximize brand potential and drive sales.
  • Given our unique target audience, be able to understand how important the user experience and usability is on our websites, eBlasts and microsites.
  • Design not only for web & digital but also print design.
  • Be a self-learner that is able to troubleshoot problems on your own.
  • Have experience multi-tasking, because on a day to day basis you will be juggling multiple projects.
  • Every project will have a deadline, it is crucial to have good organizational  skills and time management skils.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator)
  • Proven creativity within your portfolio and be able to explain your design process in getting to the final proof.
  • Understand the process of wireframing, prototyping and user-centered design.
  • Strong understanding and experience with HTML5, CSS, and browser capabilities.
  • Strong experience in troubleshooting code with dev tools in browser.
  • Javascript and PHP knowledge appreciated but not required.
  • Experience in responsive design.
  • Be able to work independently and with a collaborative team.
  • Pixel perfect attention to detail.
  • General knowledge of UX/UI design appreciated.
  • General knowledge of Magento eCommerce platform.

Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic/Web Design or related field preferred but equivalent experience accepted.
  • 2+ years experience in Wordpress design/development.
  • 2+ years in HTML & CSS
  • 2+ years in digital/print design using Photoshop, Illustrator,  InDesign & Dreamweaver.
  • Your portfolio represents strong digital design.

*Must have online portfolio or design samples.

Email resume to Mindy Burch: mindy.burch@americanquilter.com

Mindy Burch
AQS Office Administrator
P O Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002

No phone calls, please.

 

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