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Industrial Designer - Soft Goods
Onward Search is looking for an Industrial Designer with experience in soft goods product design to join our client in Atlanta! This is an onsite, direct hire opportunity.PLEASE NOTE: While this role sits onsite in Atlanta, candidates from outside of that market who meet the qualifications and are willing to relocate to Atlanta are encouraged to apply. Remote candidates will NOT be considered.Job Summary:The Industrial Designer is a fast-paced and rewarding product development role responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing the design of innovative products in the fashion and accessory space. The employee will conduct research, conceptualize, prototype, and refine concepts into real-world products that meet given criteria. Please note: this is NOT a CAD Modeling/Engineer role, although CAD experience is helpful.Primary Responsibilities:Create and execute designs for consumer product goods focusing on soft goods, not electronics or “engineered” hard goods. Use sketching and visual rendering skills to develop and design new products and concepts. Produce innovative product designs and supporting material to communicate ideas to internal teams, clients, and factories. Develop and design product concepts against pricing, design, and brand specifications. Review prototype specs against initial designs and recommend changes. Take consumer insights to create compelling, innovative, and commercially viable products. Maintain knowledge of competitive products Participate in and help lead creative meetings Collaborate with other graphic design, product design, and marketing team members.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, or similar field. 2-6 years of professional industrial design experience in either an agency or a highly creative corporate environment with a focus on soft goods product design. Expert-level skills with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop). Experience in model making and a working knowledge of prototyping is a plus Experience in Rhino, SolidWorks or similar CAD programs preferred but not required. Experience hand sketching and illustrating designs, patterns, and products strongly preferred. Must have a functional and practical understanding of the products being designed. Prior experience working with large CPG or fashion brands preferred. Must be highly motivated, entrepreneurial, energetic, and creative with a positive attitude and a willingness to get the job done. Creativity, creativity, creativity. Stellar work ethic. Strong team and communication skills. Willingness to take direction, accept constructive and honest criticism, and apply feedback. No fear of working quickly under set deadlines. Time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines. Fanatical attention to detail. Online or PDF portfolio REQUIRED and must be submitted at the time of application. The ideal portfolio will showcase a variety of products in the fashion or fashion accessory category.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Marketing Research Analyst
Onward Search is hiring for a Marketing Research Analyst in Dunwoody! This a multi-year contract. Benefits available during the contract period.The main function of a market research analyst is to research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas to determine potential sales of a product or service. A typical marketing analyst is responsible for gathering information on competitors and methods of marketing and distribution.Job Responsibilities:Collect and analyze data on customer demographics, preferences, needs, and buying habits to identify potential markets and factors affecting product demand. Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text. Forecast and track marketing and sales trends, analyzing collected data. Seek and provide information to help companies determine their position in the marketplace. Skills:• Verbal and written communication skills, negotiation skills, customer service, and interpersonal skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time. Basic knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. Basic knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.Education/Experience:Bachelor's degree in marketing or equivalent training preferred.• 2-4 years related experience required.
Senior Motion Designer - Broadcast Sports
Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Motion Designer with deep experience editing broadcast sports footage to join our A-list client in Atlanta! This is an onsite, direct hire opportunity.PLEASE NOTE: While this role sits onsite in Atlanta, candidates from outside of that market who meet the qualifications and are willing to relocate to Atlanta are encouraged to apply. Remote candidates will NOT be considered.Position Summary:Use footage-based assets to create motion design and animation for promos, packaging and other on-air/digital assets. Work independently to conceive, design and execute within multiple brands as well as work off creative briefs and/or style frames provided by others under tight deadlines. Collaborate with a team of video editors, producers, and other designers to create, build, and integrate assets. Act as a trusted contributor to Sports partners throughout the entire project lifecycle from ideation to production through final delivery. Articulate concepts visually with multiple options and personal perspective. Take an active role in interpreting the creative brief. Show originality by providing unique motion solutions to solve problems with stylistic variety Demonstrate risk taking and innovation and push skills by looking for creative opportunities in each task Actively participate in brainstorm sessions and support creative teams as needed Work effectively with Creative Directors, Art Directors, Producers, and other team members Manage personal and project time frames and complete assigned tasks on schedule Prior experience designing motion graphics for major sports leagues and high-profile sporting events using footage-based assets is REQUIRED and multiple relevant samples should be available for review in the submitted portfolio.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Motion Design, Video Production, or a similar field preferred. 5+ years of professional experience as a Motion Designer, preferably in a fast-paced, production-heavy broadcast or agency environment. DEEP experience designing motion graphics for sports such as the NFL, PGA, NCAA, or MLB, including high profile projects and events like The Masters, the Final Four, March Madness, the World Series, or the Super Bowl with a specific focus on promo pieces, teases, and sizzles. Advanced knowledge of After Effects and the Adobe suite is required and experience with Nuke, Cinema 4D, Resolve and other design and compositing tools is a plus. Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere or similar editing and post-production tools is a plus Highly conceptual able to conceive, design and execute within multiple brands as well as work off creative briefs and/or style frames provided by others under tight deadlines. Ability to perform under tight deadlines, make quick design decisions and execute within professional broadcast standards Highly developed interpersonal skills and time management skills Self-motivated and willing to take initiative A killer reel with refined, dynamic, high-end motion and animation focused on sports promos and trailers is REQUIRED and should be submitted at time of application.
Onward Search is looking for a Senior Designer to join our prominent corporate client in Atlanta!Position Scope:This is a W2 contract opportunity expected to initially last for 12 months and then convert in either 6-month or 12-month increments. Benefits are available throughout the entire length of the engagement This is an onsite role in the Perimeter area of Atlanta. Remote candidates will NOT be considered.Position Summary:This is a broad visual design role requiring experience and capability across multiple digital and print channels. Key skills/experience include: Graphic Design: creating infographics, brochures, posters, etc. Digital/Web Design: working with the team to create content for our intranet, blogs, and/or social media Presentation Design: building PowerPoint presentations in support of sales and marketing functions Digital Storytelling: helping highlight key product capabilities in ways that can be easily disseminated to key stakeholdersPrimary Functions:Design and develop effective marketing communications using varied mediums and channels to successfully promote the company and its products and services. Design, plan, coordinate, update and maintain marketing communications programs and materials. Develop and maintain graphic designs and layout to support the brand image. Digitize and edit source multimedia elements (e.g., sound, video, animation) using various authoring platforms. Ensure that graphic images, symbols and colors are acceptable with local cultural and language standards while adhering to the organization's stylistic guidelines. Research, recommend and implement creative content for promotional programs to increase market awareness and improve market penetration. Develop creative, clear, accurate written material for the organization's marketing material in support of the organization's marketing programs in accordance with established editorial and style guidelines. Provide design and creative support to a department responsible for: managing the development, production, inventory, and distribution of sales and promotional materials to maximize sales efforts, customer loyalty, and customer retention; developing, implementing, and maintaining communications strategy and programs to effectively promote products and services; strategizing, planning, and producing all communications materials (internal and external) for marketing initiatives; collaborating with product marketing teams to develop appropriate messaging and tactics for marketing initiatives; and providing support to the overall marketing strategy.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred 4-7 years of hands-on work experience across graphic design, content writing, and sales enablement, preferably in a large, complex organization. Expert in the use of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and similar design applications, in both PC and Mac environments. Prior experience developing marketing and sales enablement design and content to connect technical products with an audience. Ability to create content across various formats including articles, one-sheets, and tradeshow materials, sales collateral, customer case studies, website, presentation, whitepapers, etc. Fanatical attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Collaborative mindset and positive attitude Apply today to learn more today! Samples of relevant work are REQUIRED and should be submitted at the time of application.
Onward Search is currently hiring for a UX Researcher! This is an on-going contract with health benefits available. Client is located in Dunwoody.Work closely with Product Developers, Product Managers, and other product departmentsResponsible for planning and conducting customer research throughout the product’s lifecycle, including design conceptualization and prototype validationsRequirementsHTML, CSS, JS, React.js, CSS Modules Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in psychology, human computer interaction, human factors or a related field. Master's or PhD strongly preferred. 8+ years of experience in conducting primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative research including observational studies, focus groups, and similar sessions; 5+ years of experience acceptable if paired with an advanced degree. Prior experience serving as the sole or lead researcher on UX projects is strongly preferred. An ability to independently run a usability (or similar basic methodology) study end-to-end Knowledge of methods for gathering and analyzing UX research data Knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and specialized industry tools.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Social Media Manager
Onward Search is looking for a Social Media Manager to come join one of the leading manufacturer companies in the Global Wellness Industry. This is a permanent position located in Norcross.In this role you will oversee and execute all social medias plans and strategy while working with the creative team. You will need to be up to date with industry trends, ability to plan out social media calendars, oversee other social media employees and create strategic social media plans.Job Responsibilities:Work with and oversee Sr. Social Media Manager, content direction, strategy and develop reporting and processes. Manage social platforms, increasing following while significantly increasing engagement rate Oversee social editorial calendar ensuring content is consistent with brand voice and guidelines. Partner with creative teams and designers to implement social media campaigns with a focus on brand content with strategic distribution Analyze social media performance and traffic data. Identify key trending topics for upcoming content Identify emerging social platforms and potential social partnerships that fit the brand. Assist in content expansion.Job Skills:Must have the ability to interpret trends and have an enthusiasm for social media Extensive knowledge of all relevant social platforms Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail Copywriting, grammar Ability to take direction from upper management and understand the brand image Partner cross-functionally with the rest of the Creative teamJob Qualifications:Bachelor degree in relative field Experience in Social Media role
Digital Producer Assistant
Onward Search is looking for a Junior Digital Producer/Communications Assistant to come work onsite here in Atlanta with one of the TOP Beverage companies in the world!In this role you will support the training and communications to customers, non-technical users and technical users. You will also be providing project support for multiple platforms with different functionality and display capabilities. You will be working in a team environment that is very collaborative and technicalSome of the deliverables that you will be responsible for will include taking online screenshots , resizing and manipulating digital assets, creating clickable prototypes and understanding site structure processes and navigation.Job Qualifications:Strong understanding of different screen resolutions. Ability to learn quickly and be able to take direction and requests from multiple teams Ability to prioritize and deliver tasks with a very quick turnaround. Must be very organized and able to manage a large volume of digital assets. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced development environmentJob responsibilities:Create and manage multiple online clickable prototypes including: Editing of screenshots Support training and communications with visual images graphics and writing simple easy-to-understand tutorials Manage front-end website updates via content manage system Creation of process maps and flow charts Develop guidelines and specifications documentationJob Requirements:Degree or certification in a digital/graphics/design/communications program or related field Strong work ethic and personal accountability communication skills attention to detail and time management Strong understanding of digital production such as resolution dpi color formats etc. Previous experience with or understanding of web publishing platforms or cms systems Experience with In Vision and creating clickable prototypes Familiarity with Photoshop a plus Familiarity with Sketch or other illustration programs a plus Familiarity with Abstract a plus Experience working with kiosks or other free-standing user interfaces
Sr. Software engineer
Global Health Company in Alpharetta Ga is seeking a Software Engineer to join them for a Contract-To-PERM hire opportunity.Job Description5+ years of Java/J2EE software development experience Experience with Microservices, APIs, and API management tools like APIgee and IBM APIC Experience with AWS Experience with CI/CD system; Jenkins and Dev Ops processes... Experience with XML/JSON and developing REST Services…. Experience leveraging container-based technologies like Docker and Kubernetes Experience with Kafka and MongoDB Multiple years of experience delivering solutions through an Agile delivery methodology Limited experience with UNIX utilities & UNIX Commands Ability to understand complex systems and solve challenging analytical problems Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teamsApply now to learn more about this job today!
Cloud Support Engineer
Our client, a Global Software Firm in the Alpharetta area is seeking a Cloud Operations Engineer for an ongoing contract.As a member of our Cloud Operations organization you will be responsible for providing cloud engineering support to our local development team and assisting Production Operations with our global Amazon Cloud clients. You will be responsible for utilizing cloud-related technical skills to support these teams and enhance existing support processes and tools with innovative solutions.Resolve internal service requests, setup early implementation in development environments, and build new release candidates Provision new and upgrade existing AWS environments, executing product upgrades in the scheduled duration and ensure timely delivery Work with the Engineering team to resolve issues in the execution of the above-mentioned activities Coordinate with other members of the Development Operations (CloudOps) and Product Operations (ProdOps) teams Enhance deployment processes, integrate new cloud services, and document deployment instructions for Operations Validate deployment process changes and assist Quality Assurance (QA) in pre-release product enhancement test case planning and support regression testingDoes this sound like you? Apply today!