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Onward Search is in immediate need for a talented Production Artist who will support our client's creative team. This role is responsible for maintaining brand standards on the website through the ongoing updates, maintenance and design of supporting assets including large seasonal campaigns. This position is a combination of three core responsibilities: issues management and imagery validation, production artist work, and imagery workflow management. Issues Management and Imagery Validation: leads the quality assurance process for product imagery by ensuring images are delivered to the image staging server; ensures images meet or exceed imagery brand standards and site requirement ratings; identifies and troubleshoots imagery issues; recommends resolutions to management for approval; and implements corrective actions. responds to issues affecting site item imagery. Production: Ensures customer and stakeholder satisfaction with product imagery by communicating with teams (e.g., Merchandising, Item Setup) and vendors to align on business needs (e.g., product samples, digital product imagery content); tracks and ensures fulfillment of imagery requests; and ensures on-time delivery. Processes images by developing and implementing Adobe Photoshop actions and scripts; performs post-production product image retouching (e.g., color consistency, lighting and shadowing, orientation); crops and resizes image files; Imagery Workflow Management: Ensures maintenance of image production workflow tools (for example, content management system, automation, tracking) by ensuring digital images travel through appropriate channels (e.g., local directories, automation servers, final staging servers, archives/DAM) throughout the image life-cycle; and tracks images to ensure they are loaded to the site according to project plans. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree photo and image production or related field 1 year experience in photo and image production or related field OR 3 years experience in photo and image production or related field 2 years experience working on cross-functional teams 3 years experience in digital imagery post-production 2 years experience working with content management systems and workflow tools 1 years experience in retail marketing, merchandising, or related field Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and professional photography Intermediate in Excel and other Office applications Preferred Qualifications: Some Library/DAM and CMS experience is a plus Experience with imagery issues management, customer care
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Packaging Designer with a leading design agency! Specific responsibilities will include executing various packaging designs for several CPG clients. You must have 3+ years of graphic design experience with strong packaging and branding samples in your portfolio. Agency experience is preferred but no essential. This is an onsite contract role located in Sausalito that kicks off next week! The office is not public transportation accessible so you will need a car. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop Work station provided Must be accustomed to working in deadline driven environment Reports into the Creative Director
Senior UX Designer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Senior UX Designer with a communal culinary company! Specific responsibilities will include helping to build software to support 1-50 events a week. You will handle interview for consumer user testing and "softwarizing" this information. You will be responsible for all UX requirement knowledge as you will be the only UX resource in house. You must have 5+ years of UX design experience including senior UX roles within the past two years. You must also have user research experience as well. This is a part-time remote role located in San Francisco that kicks off in mid-August! Must have experience defining and managing UX requirements Must be responsive in communication remotely Must be able to meet occasionally with team onsite in the Presidio Must have own work station
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Design Researcher at well-known SF based design agency. As a Design Researcher, you will frame insights through the lens of the customer, but with an understanding of competitive landscape, product positioning, brand strategy, and other key business drivers. You will lead a range of design engagements, from product and service innovation to identifying new opportunity spaces. You will create persuasive presentations that tell a compelling story using strong writing, thoughtful imagery, and clear visual information design. You’ll lead client-facing workshops to define objectives and success criteria, inform project direction, and make substantiated recommendations. This is a contract to hire opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks off towards the beginning of August. Responsibilities: Run the first 2- 4weeks of a product design strategy project (interface with client, lead internal team of 2-4 designers) Handle research methodology, drive project strategy, and have a strong POV Work with the staff designers to craft a visually rich strategy presentation/story as an end phase deliverable Conclude strategy work with actionable insights that help focus the product designers into the concept development phase Synthesize research to create personas, workflows, customer journey maps and other artifacts to create empathy for users Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred 3-6 years of experience in product design, strategy consulting, and/or entrepreneurial product development; at least 2 years in a consulting environment Strong understanding of, interest in, and passion for design Seasoned qualitative researcher with exposure to a variety of methodologies, e.g. field research and ethnography, IDIs, co-creation and prototyping, engaging users remotely, survey design and analysis, segmentation studies Creativity and the urge to experiment when it comes to insights and the design thinking process (i.e., willing and able to go beyond traditional methods when appropriate) Genuine interest in collaboration – we work in teams across diverse skill sets, problem-solving styles, and levels of seniority Confident and versatile communicator – able to put consumers at ease, inspire designers with visual storytelling, or convey authoritative insights to a senior client Familiarity with Keynote, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and other creative software is a plus!
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer with a leading design agency! Specific responsibilities will include executing various print collateral such as brochures and POP signage designs. Some light print production may be required as well. You must have 3+ years of graphic design experience with strong print and collateral samples in your portfolio. Agency experience is preferred but no essential. This is an onsite contract role located in Sausalito that kicks off next week! The office is not public transportation accessible so you will need a car. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop Work station provided Must be accustomed to working in deadline driven environment Reports into the Creative Director
Onward Search has a client that has an immediate need for a Marketing Specialist. This would be a 3 month, on-site contract role in Palo Alto, CA. Responsibilities: Recommends and implements strategies to achieve marketing goals for assigned products and services for one or more areas, product lines, or market segments. Responsible for preparing proposal, presentation, and communication materials, as well as other administrative duties. Coordinates the distribution of internal and external marketing information. Creates a wide variety of template, company-sanctioned marketing materials that may include maps, advertisements, demographic reports and executive summary brochures for in-house and client presentations using advanced desktop, graphic, and mapping software. Reviews internal and external collateral materials, proofreads content, ensures appropriate branding and approves materials for final distribution. Prepares presentations and proposals for new business development providing recommendations with a focus on ensuring that all materials meet established standards as to branding and messaging. Assists in the coordination and implementation of marketing strategies and performs research and analysis to support those strategies. Assists local office leadership in preparing various marketing materials as needed on an ad hoc basis. Maintains and updates marketing library of standard company boilerplate proposals, presentations, and other collateral materials. Provides marketing education and training on tools, resources, as well as technical assistance to staff. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college or university and a minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training.
Interested in making a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less? If so, here's your chance! We're in immediate need for a Spanish-speaking SEO Specialist to join our partner's global team headquartered here in downtown SF. You'll work across various sites around the globe to help grow Organic traffic (Natural Search, Social and Mobile App Downloads) from SEO and Earned Social. If you're able to turn complex and difficult SEO and Social concepts into reality by writing clear, crisp and uncomplicated requirements and then drive them through to flawless execution, then this role is for you! Responsibilities: Grow Organic traffic from Search Engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) and Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Responsible for setting and achieving all traffic and acquisition targets. Analysis of all traffic trends relating to Organic traffic (SEO and Social) using large sets of data. Act as the Organic Growth subject matter expert on all SEO and Social topics and being skilled at the optimization of large, user-generated content-rich, eCommerce websites. Monitor Search and Social trends, including algorithm changes, and staying current with latest SEO/Social technologies and tools. Qualifications: MUST be fluent in written and spoken Spanish. Bachelors Degree in Marketing or similar. 2+ years of professional SEO and/ or Social experience. Track record of growing SEO traffic to a large site. Knowledge of Search Algorithms and Ranking Strategies. Analytics expertise with such tools as Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, or other SEO and traffic analysis tools. Excellent Excel data manipulating skills with the ability to produce excellent visual reports that explain what is happening in SEO/Social. Experience and an understanding of how SEO can be used to drive Mobile app acquisition and sessions a plus.
Marketing Operations Specialist
Video Photography Producer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Producer (Video/Photography) for a renowned computer and mobile accessories company. The ideal candidate will be driven and detailed, with the ability to think two steps ahead and plan for the unexpected. You will bring your knowledge and experience on shooting photography and video, understanding the special needs for each media format and required deliverables. You should demonstrate the technical ability to independently push projects through the entire production process, from creative concepts to final deliverables. This is a contract to hire opportunity located in the East Bay that kicks off ASAP! Responsibilities: Seamlessly execute productions including still photography, live action, motion graphics, animation, and CG, understanding the scale of the production and aligning resources accordingly Understand specific needs of photo versus video and manage budget, call sheets, contractor agreements, and shoot calendars for timely delivery of assets Manage the end-to-end process from pre-production to post production, including props, wardrobe, casting, editing, music, licensing content and all details to support various requirements, proactively managing communications, timelines, budgets and deliverables setting expectations with key stakeholders for various projects Collaborate with Creative Strategist and the design team helping to support the creative ideas while balancing practicalities and necessities of production Create multiple assets for various platforms, including customer communications, press releases, websites, promotional marketing materials and social media understanding best practices for producing deliverables for those channels Qualifications: 3-4 years of experience of producing still photography, live action, motion graphics and CG content BA/BS degree in Communication, Broadcast Communication or equivalent practical experience Experience with various types of production including product imagery, lifestyle, live action, documentaries, interviews, CG, animated illustration, and motion graphics Solid portfolio of effective video and photography content that displays your growing experience Understanding of paid, earned and owned media channels and the required ad-type formats to support these channels Experience building small and large crews together as well as developing detailed production budgets Highly detailed and organized with an ability to see the big picture, yet execute the details Proven experience executing creative ideas applied in still and motion formats Extraordinary communicator with the ability to speak to all levels within the company Positive, self-motivated, and solution-oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills