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Our client, a small agency in Chicago, is looking for a production person to recreate and update old flyers with a new look and branding style. There are approximately 50 flyers (1/2 page and full page) that will need to be copied into InDesign and then updated with the already determined style and look. This is all production work, will be done remotely, so you must have your own equipment. The project should be able to be completed within 40 hours, and it needs to be done by 8/31. Skill Set: Ability to celebrate the potential of printed pieces while keeping their limitations in mind Exceptional communication and presentation skills An understanding of the printing process and how to prepare files for vendors Requirements: 3+ years of ad agency design experience Bachelor’s degree in art or design Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience with industry standard design software
Onward Search is looking for a rock-star Detroit Videographer to produce end-end video advertising & content production for their website or their client’s website. Outcomes: Help film and edit engaging short videos for online distribution on Facebook, YouTube and websites to drive branding, engagement and sales Skills/Experience Required: Successfully produce & film short films/ads/projects required Ability to plan, shoot and edit engaging and visual media; Excellent editing is a must Excellent creativity and storytelling skills Desire for continuous improvement & learning Job Details: Part time, flexible hours and 100% remote Path towards additional hours as the business grows Opportunity to add enormous value day 1 and to work directly with the company's partners/entrepreneurs Long term commitment to the client and their clients About the gig: Actively work in all aspects of post-production including, editing, compositing, green screen, retouching, format conversion, encoding, sound production, sound recording, sound design, compression and mastering Apply a deep understanding of what great video content looks like to the client Collaborate with the business partners to develop creative aesthetic for a variety of digital editing workflows and digital formats Keep up to date on industry changes and trends for social video Work with on-site production media management and video card management About you: 2-4 years of video editing experience You obsess over the technical details to ensure the video is perfect Experience working with major video post-production software specifically Adobe Premiere and the additional Adobe Creative Suite programs Experience with Final Cut Pro Familiar with quick string outs Familiar with other online editing styles found in: online daily video series, YouTube, social media sites and non-traditional video series A good sense of humor and ability to collaborate with other editors and producers to achieve a common vision
Social Media Manager
Onward Search has a client in Chicago who needs a stellar Social Media Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate has 4+ years of experience, a creative voice, natural born leadership skills and prior experience managing multiple social media channels Responsibilities: Creating strategy to build and communicate with the client’s online community Build relationships with social media influencers Establish trackable analytics to monitor data, brand metrics and click through rates Identify new digital and paid media investments to heighten the client experience Heavily managing the creative development process (website, blog, gifs, copys, graphics) Proven record of success building direct response programs across digital channels Stay informed on trends and make certain that the online community is aware Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or a related discipline Facebook Ads, Twitter ads and Google AdWords Knowledge of Paid Search campaigns, SEM and SEO Sharp and concise oral and written communication skills Attention to detail Entrepreneurial and innovative Supervisory experience is mandatory
Web Content Manager
Visual UX Designer
The Visual UX Designer will join our Detroit client’s design team and work collaboratively to conceptualize, design and test experiences across desktop, E-commerce and mobile. The position requires effective partnership with product managers, engineers and data analytics. This client works hard and plays hard. You will never be bored or unchallenged in this role. Responsibilities: You must possess the necessary skills to simplify the end user’s shopping experience Design end-to-end customer journeys for E-Commerce, Web and Apps Be actively involved in shaping design solutions and concepts Collaborate with designers, strategist and QA to ensure design quality at each step of the development process Present designs and concepts to product managers, engineers and other stakeholders Provide constant updates to both the client and senior management throughout the process Technical skills needed: Proven UI design background with electronic evidence Mastery of data visualization and structured data Experience working with complex design systems Advanced understanding of Web technologies and their impact on UI design Thorough knowledge of user-centered design principles and approach Adobe Creative Cloud and InVision experience is a must Knowledge of WordPress, Magento, CSS, HTML and E-Commerce is advantageous Soft Skills Needed: Passion for designing digital products and experiences Pride in the work delivered and tremendous attention to details Go the extra mile to deliver on time and to high quality standards Great judgment, positive energy and curious about the business context Self-disciplined, self-motivating, and self-improving Effectively communicate and present complex conceptual thinking visually and verbally Qualifications: 2+ years in UX or Design required with an emphasis on E-Commerce College or University degree required in Art & Design, human factors or related field Digital portfolio for review Knowledge of mobile-responsive design
Our client is seeking a talented User Experience Designer to join their growing team. If you have proven experience defining application structures, along with creating site maps, wireframes and user flow charts, then we want to hear from you today! Responsibilities: Strong ability to create information architectures, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and visual designs Create wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs Work flawlessly with members of Product Management, Account Managers and Engineers Designing and building on both web and mobile technology Guide the understanding of customer needs and wants Requirements: Self-starter and strong communicator Creative problem-solver with a strong eye for detail Working knowledge of HTML/CSS Excellent problem solving skills Experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, InDesign, Axure or similar programs
Senior UX Architect
Our client, a Fortune 500 organization in the northern suburbs is seeking a Sr UX Architect to join their team for a project. As a Senior UX Architect, you will lead the interaction design of complex initiatives by applying knowledge of human capabilities, technology, design best practices and standards to create usable, useful and relevant end-to-end user experiences. This person will serve as the steward for the user experience while championing ideas and designs that improve business results and exceed end user needs. Job Summary: User Experience Architects are multi-faceted and possess proficiency in more than one UX discipline: Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Product Strategy, Experience Strategy and User Research. User Experience Architects are responsible for defining and delivering experiences that are engaging, usable, useful, and solve a true customer need. This person will work on a major agent facing product with product managers, developers, stakeholders, and other UX practitioners. Key Responsibilities: Partner directly with other UX practitioners currently working on a major agent-facing product Work very closely with product managers to assess and prioritize strategic opportunities in an agile development environment Ability to design & envision future experiences iteratively in a dynamic environment by being mindful of how the experience needs to evolve over time Use design thinking methods to iterate through concepts that can be tested and validated with users Leverage data and user feedback to drive and influence design decisions Depending on needs of a project, provide wireframes, user flow diagrams, prototypes, and other interactive designs Be open to feedback and engage in active listening Work collaboratively with other UXD practitioners (UX Architects, Visual Designers, Creative Technologists, Content Strategist), Technologist, and management, on interaction design principles and best practices Motivated to continuously learn new skills and capabilities by monitoring consumer trends, attending workshops, joining professional groups and mentoring others in UX design methodologies Job Qualifications: 5+ years as a UX designer in highly collaborative environments Bachelor’s degree or higher in: Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, Information Sciences, Psychology, Human Factors, and/or Computer Science Experience in building software (not websites) in an agile environment Extremely passionate & knowledgeable about Interaction Design & Information Architecture as a discipline Excellent communication, organization and time management skills Proficient in Sketch, Axure, Zeplin, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, or other design tools Understands the constraints of technology platforms: Native Mobile, Responsive Web, and Internet of Things (IoT) Ability to communicate and present concepts both verbally and visually Must be able to share work that conveys depth and breadth of previous design work Experience using SAFe is a plus .
Our client is currently seeking a Copywriter to join their growing team. If you have creative advertising experience and thrive in fast-paced environments, then we want to hear from you today! Responsibilities: Brainstorm and present ideas and concepts with other members of the creative team Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including business partners, content strategists, information architects, designers, researchers, usability specialists, and creative directors Work through the development/editing process Write various copy, which may be presented to the client as a story board Distill complex technical information into effective and serious value-driven messaging Requirements: BS in English, journalism, marketing, advertising, as well as 5+ years of copy Exceptional presentation and communication skills—able to sell work against business objectives and user needs Detail oriented and highly-developed organizational skills Portfolio of advertising writing samples Exceptional teamwork and customer service skills Apply now to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Front End Developer
If you’re a creative, savvy, goal oriented Front End Developer, we have an opportunity for you with one of our growing clients. Your unique design skills will help bring together design, programming and UI/UX to create the code that becomes a user interface on a web page. You’ll work closely with the UI/UX designer team to make sure that user needs are met and that the design accurately follows the existing brand and creative concept. Job Tasks: A unique combination of programming and design skills Expertise with the related software development tools An eye for detail and the ability to match your UI to responsive design Strong communication skills as well as problem-solving abilities Self-motivation and the ability to proactively raise issues or concerns when needed Requirements: 3+ years of experience in front end development Bachelor’s degree (preferred in a technical-related major) Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience with LESS, SASS, HTML 5 and CSS4 3 An understanding of PHP, .NET/C# Experience with ecommerce platforms Our client could use someone with your skills. Apply today