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Freelance Package Designer
Onward Search is hiring a remote freelance Package Designer! This is a 5-10 hour a week short term project. Must currently live in Atlanta as you will need to go on-site for meetings as needed. Key areas of responsibility include: Manage packaging artwork, including current packaging, creating packaging concepts for sales meetings, presentations, new product introductions, and various sales/marketing channel needs Create accurate packaging prototypes when necessary to assist in new product pitches and/or the decision making process Review packaging proofs for packaging approval Adapt and evolve current packaging designs to new products/formats Maintains an archive of past and current packaging artworks Daily tasks include making necessary edits to existing artwork Work with marketing, sales, and product development team Produce solutions that are in the best interest of the company Execute other graphic design projects as directed Qualifications: Degree in packaging design and/or graphic design 0-3 years related professional experience A strong portfolio of packaging and graphic design work Proven ability to create original dielines and professional package designs Can effectively make mock-ups of packaging Professional skills in graphic design software programs (Adobe) Interested? Apply today!
Content Marketing Manager
Onward Search is looking for a Content Marketing Manager to join our education client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity! Summary: We are seeking a Content Marketing Manager who will be responsible for executing a content marketing strategy to help drive the school’s growth. Based on overall strategic and marketing objectives, this person will help execute a content marketing plan to drive increased reach and improved conversion to drive enrollment growth. This includes oversight over strategy and execution of content development and distribution across various channels, including websites, blogs, social media, email, video, print, PR, etc. This person will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and will be a critical partner to other key members of the marketing team, agencies, and also working cross-functionally to develop and implement various components of the content marketing strategy. Primary Functions: Performs content audits to evaluate existing content and assets for quality, consistency, and impact to determine whether to build/edit/remove content Executes strategy to optimize SEM/SEO, generate more prospective students, convert more prospects to enrollment through compelling content that drives improved results – both technical/quantitative (e.g., higher click-to-lead rates, improved SEO rankings, etc.) as well as indirect/qualitative (e.g., increased engagement/likes/shares) Oversees content maintenance and content governance - driving content updates regularly, as necessary, to improve results across web, email, etc. Manages content editorial calendar and schedule outlining content distribution, coordinating and directing internal and agency efforts; ability to brief agencies effectively and manage internal/external content approvals Develop standards, systems and best practices utilizing in-house and external resources for consistent content creation, ideation process, consistency in messaging, distribution, audience development, repurposing and monitoring of key performance indicators Work hand-in-hand with marketing team, other departments, prospects/students/alumni to conceptualize, develop, and distribute effective marketing content such as student stories, program collateral, industry position/POV for use across various marketing channels Work with key marketing partners to monitor, analyze, and evaluate performance of content marketing via key performance indicators across all content marketing efforts and channels Align efforts of external agencies, third party resources, and technology platforms in support of strategy as necessary; manage relationships for continual improvement in performance and efficiency Ensure all content is on-brand and consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone, while optimizing for specific channel and user experience considerations Develop and implement system to monitor, capture, and catalog student-generated content from various channels to leverage in various marketing campaigns as appropriate Advise Education, Service, other student-facing teams on issues related to student content Minimum Qualifications: 5-10 years of prior content management or social media experience Bachelor's degree in marketing or other business field Prior experience managing B2C paid search and direct marketing initiatives Deep understanding of content marketing principles through to application Intuitive understanding of what an audience needs to know and how it wants to consume it Proven ability to design and implement strategy and tactics that have measurable results Outstanding analytical skills, ability to extract insights from analysis Test-and-learn mentality to react quickly to changing environment/results Experience building and leading teams and managing 3rd party vendors Experience with continuity marketing programs a big plus Ability to tolerate ambiguity and exert influence across the organization Hands-on style, willing to “dig in” Excellent communication and organization skills Independent self-starter Ability to tolerate ambiguity High sense of urgency Apply today to learn more about this role and chat witha recruiter today.
Creative Services Project Manager, Print and Environmental Design
Onward Search is looking for a Creative Services Project Manager with experience in the print and environmental design space to join our agency client in Atlanta for a contract-to-hire opportunity! Job Summary: We are currently seeking a Creative Services Project Manager to become a part of our fast paced, quickly growing team of fun, creative people The right candidate will be a professional responsible for project management, account management, and business development Primary Responsibilities: Meet with customers and new business prospects as requested to initialize and manage projects. Manage customer design and proofing requests via phone, email and direct contact Coordinate with our graphic design team to produce design packages and any other creative works necessary for completion of customer projects Provide direct supervision, when requested, for onsite installation of signage and graphics Provide cost and price input for project bids and job pricing Maintain relationships and frequent communications with customers Minimum Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience in creative services project management. Experience as a client-facing graphic designer will also be considered Prior experience working in a print-heavy environmental graphics or trade show design company is a HUGE plus Experience working in a Mac environment Ability to follow existing brand guidelines and create new branding guidelines as needed
Consumer Product Manager
Onward Search is hiring an experienced Consumer Products Manager to work closely with senior management to manage the life cycle of products from initial concept development to final product design including managing the production phases of the process, which includes sourcing, costing, vendor selection, and compliance. Position Responsibilities: Manage the life cycle of products throughout initial concept development and production phases by working through sourcing, costing, vendor selection, and final product design Coordinate closely with merchandising and compliance teams to ensure items are sourced through certified factories Coordinate and build strong working relations with various internal organizations including, Product Development/Design, Merchandising, Licensing, Compliance & Operations Collaborate with Product Development and Design teams to generate new product concepts through brainstorm meetings, trend-shopping, and market research Summarize item MOQs & costing, vendor, and margin for management approval Communicate when items are ready for set up and vendor PO’s Conduct daily communication with Hong Kong office on issues of new product development/sourcing, price negotiations and sampling/prototyping Assist in reviewing and commenting on all production approval samples, provide customer-required samples to sales team Work with international office to resolve all issues before items go into production Facilitate item, costing and margin information to sales team on programs Collaborate with marketing support team to create presentations using mock-up samples, prototypes and presentation boards Maintain a status of all art requests for new products, packaging revisions and production needs 20% International Traveling Required Experience: 2-5 years of product management experience in consumer products Sourcing, Costing and/or accounting background a plus Proven record of accomplishment Required Skills: Strong project management skills Ability to work on tight deadlines and fast paced environment High energy, strong work ethic and driven Strong computer skills with Excel, Power Point, Word Excellent written and verbal communication skills Sense of fashion, color and design Employment comes with competitive pay and an excellent benefits package with paid time off, health insurance including medical, prescription, and vision coverage for employees. Additionally, there is a generous 401K savings plan and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit. APPLY TODAY TO SPEAK WITH A RECRUITER TO LEARN MORE!!!!
Junior Matte Painter
Onward Search has an immediate opening for a Junior Matte Painter in our client's Atlanta office. This is a long-term contract opportunity. Job Description: Looking for Matte Painters to create photo-realistic visual effects for upcoming television series and feature films. With studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, Atlanta, Cologne, Malta, Dubai and Mexico City, our client is an Emmy Award winning visual effects company that works on high profile television shows and feature films such as The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy, Motive, 12 Monkeys and House of Lies to name a few. Requirements: Proficient & experienced in creating photo-realistic digital matte paintings Highly skilled using Adobe Photoshop Demonstrated understanding of traditional art skills & techniques: composition, perspective, colour, lighting, drawing, painting, photography Fine arts background or art school training is preferred Ability to match lighting & photo real characteristics of supplied footage Knowledge of Maya or other 3D packages is a plus Must be a self-starter with the ability to complete entire shots alone or working with a team. A certain amount of training and mentoring more junior artists will be expected. Must be highly motivated and passionate about their work Able to take direction positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines Job Duties/Requirements: Minimum of 3 years production experience creating photo-real matte paintings Proficient and able to problem solve in Photoshop Strong understanding of perspective and lighting Familiarity with Maya or Lightwave Familiar with Nuke and Matte Painting Projection Local and able to work from our Atlanta, GA facility Skills: Previous experience in television and or feature films Able to take direction positively and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines Must be a creative team player with seasoned problem-solving chops Wages range based on experience. Please provide a link to your portfolio, website, and or demo reel. Applications without these will not be considered.
Digital Content Coordinator
Onward Search is currently hiring for a Digital Content Coordinator! The Digital Content Coordinator will be responsible for building collections for the home décor section of one of the largest ecommerce sites in the world. You will be utilizing an internal collections builder tool. The Coordinator will be responsible for entering all collection data into the tool. This individual will need to be highly detail oriented and organized- entering information incorrectly into the collection tool can crash the website. The Coordinator may also be responsible for completed ad hoc requests related to collections, including category projects, recognizing super SKUs, and more. This is the fastest growing segment of a household name organization and presents a lot of opportunity for promotions and advancement within the organization. Requirements for the Digital Décor Coordinator: Extremely detail oriented, with the ability to pay high attention to even the smallest details Fast learner who shows interest in learning new tools Team player who is outgoing and loves collaboration Incredible communication skills, both written and verbal Prior experience in e-commerce, web analytics, or an analyst related role is desired but not a hard requirement Interest in e-commerce or digital related work – for one of the most innovative and fastest growing ecommerce companies Multi-tasker capable of managing multiple tasks and understanding how to prioritize these tasks in order of importance Intermediate knowledge of Excel desired Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required Recent college graduates with internship or related experience will be considered
Print Production Artist
Onward Search is hiring for a Freelance Print Production Artist in the Atlanta area! This is a 2-3 month contract with huge potential to get extended. Job Details: Preparing and evaluating art files for print Prioritizing the department's workload Understanding and interpreting already established branding guidelines Required Skills and Experience: Must be proficient in all design programs including: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign Prepress experience Catalog/editorial experience Excellent communication and organizational skills Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Able to be collaborative, reliable and work well in a team Must submit portfolio of work to be considered.
Senior Web Developer
Senior Designer / Art Director
Onward Search is looking for creative minded Graphic Designer to work on a temporary one week assignment with a top name client in Washington D.C. Apply today to learn more! Qualifications: Bachelor of Fine Arts degree preferred with a minimum of three years related experience and/or training. Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients Ability to effectively present information. Requires ability to do project budgets and cost estimates. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations Requires basic analytical and quantitative skills. Must have a solid grasp of fundamental concepts of print and web publishing and graphic design principles. Intermediate skills with web design Strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver.Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word. Familiarity with MS Excel. Basic project management, editing and writing skills required Responsibilities: Responsible for the layout, design, and production activities to produce quality graphic-design artwork. Requires working knowledge of graphic-design software. May contact in-house or outside vendors to verify print specifications Produces graphic design artwork to support marketing effort using technology and computer software packages for either print or web Generates websites, brochures, floor plans, advertising, postcards, proposals, presentations and press releases within corporate templates for print or internet. Confers with internal clients to discuss and determine layout design Maintains local website, such as the layout of company site/Navigator page in Content Management Systems (CMS), by creating and updating various profiles including professional, team and property profiles Works on additional special marketing projects May provide estimates on all print and web marketing material. Works with vendors to estimate marketing projects and oversee production May investigate, compare and recommend local suppliers of marketing production services, including typography, paper and printing Other duties may be assigned No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department