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Onward Search is looking for a Training Coordinator to join our large corporate client here in Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!Job Summary:Schedules and administers training programs to ensure the availability of specific and qualified Trainers Works closely with Business Product project teams to document and manage training implementation requirements including classroom requirements, participant materials, facilitation materials, classroom size, location and schedule Collaborates with boundary partners to ensure a smooth transition between Learning Operations, Learning Delivery, and Business Product Team Consults with Learning Strategy and Curriculum Development on the implementation of short-and long-term workforce planning strategies and programs that are consistent with the Business Product Roadmap Manages multiple project schedules Documents and delivers communication and change management planPosition Scope:This is an onsite role and will require 40 hours/week The role is expected to last for at least 8 months and could extend well beyond that, depending on project needsPrimary Responsibilities:Provides administrative support to the Curriculum Development function in Talent Management and Development Schedules, coordinates and maintains training schedule, use of equipment, space and facilities Point of contact for training programs and meetings to include facilities, A/V, virtual classrooms, etc. Partners with appropriate departments to coordinate training activities to support Business Product Team Produces and distributes course schedules, processes registrations, and answers routine inquiries regarding courses and schedules Assembles and distributes course materials and teaching aides, as required for each type of program Prepares appropriate forms, correspondence, memoranda, reports and records regarding course attendance, feedback on programs, instructors, etc. Initiates and writes communications to course participants, facilitators, and leaders including confirmations, cancellations, and pre-work assignments Submits internal University and Skill Port requests Schedules WebEx sessions and coordinates trainer availability Manages and requests printed training materialsMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a related field 2-5 years of experience coordinating training engagements in a large corporate environment Prior experience working with WebEx, LMS/HRIS, and Microsoft Office Suite
Onward Search is hiring a Marketing Assistant for a Media Client located on the the West-side of Atlanta for a short-term contract posiitonJob Responsibilities:Photoshop, putting the company imprint on advertisements to be places around the city. Adding creative descriptions to the pictures on the advertisementQualifications:Students or recent graduates with 1-2 years experience in Photoshop. Knowledge of the city of Atlanta and the surrounding areas Excellent grammar and creative writing experience Must be able to work within a team environment Positive attitudeOther:No remote work Standard business working hours If you are a student they can be flexible with your scheduleIf this sounds like you, submit your resume and we’ll be in touch.
If you’re an experienced UX Designer, we have an opportunity for you with one of our growing clients in Atlanta, Georgia!You will work with the design and web teams to design and develop useful information architectures that address the requirements of users while meeting brand and business goals. You’ll also interpret strategy, build wireframes, incorporate existing UX designs and use prototypes at various stages to test designs.Job Summary:You will assist in the development and design of information architecture, wireframes, prototypes, and similar deliverables for digital experiences for implementation in both web and mobile environments. This is a client-facing role, and you will be asked to sit on client meetings and interact with them to better understand their creative and design needs. This is a digital role needing experience and portfolio work should be primarily if not exclusively in the digital, UX, and UI space.Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in design, marketing, or a similar field. 3-7 years of professional experience designing digital solutions for large or multi-national companies with a specific focus on UX and interface design. A strong passion for simple, innovative, elegant, engaging user experiences. Working knowledge of HTML and CSS. Expert knowledge of specialized creative software programs including Adobe Creative Suite/XD, Sketch, Omnigraffle, Balsamiq, InVision, and similar tools. Ability to work within tight and aggressive deadlines. Prior experience in UX design including wireframing, prototyping, and UX strategy. Solid grammar and writing skills, very organized, detail-oriented, process driven. An ability to work both independently and collaboratively. A clean, modern portfolio showcasing DIGITAL design work with a specific focus on UX and interface design is required at the time of submission.Does this sound like you? To learn more about this opportunity, apply now.
Senior Graphic Designer
Onward Search is hiring a Sr. Graphic Designer for a Consulting Client with offices in Midtown Atlanta!Summary:This Team consists of creative leaders, technology strategists, graphic designers, videographers, illustrators and more. We leverage design to translate complex business messages into beautiful visual storytelling.Responsibilities: As a Senior Graphic Designer, you will use your design experience and creative skills to: Create compelling visual solutions that engage Translate complex ideas and processes into cohesive and compelling graphic design pieces across a diverse range of projects and subjects Employ creative problem solving to develop detailed concepts and processes into refined, comprehensive design solutions Host creative briefs that capture the business challenge, build timelines and communicate with client Support all design decisions with creative, strategic and/or business reasoning Pitch creative concepts, mock ups and discuss ideas to internal clients Participate in client calls and meetings Amend final designs to incorporate client’s comments and gain full approval Manage simultaneous projects and tasks effectively and deliver assignments on time Work within budget and shifting time constraints Communicate effectively and consistently with stakeholders on project development Mentor fellow graphic designers, host open design critiques, and share knowledge and best practices Provide creative direction for team members and freelancersJob Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field preferred 5+ years experience in graphic design, with an emphasis in print Knowledge of visual design theory (i.e., composition, color theory, typography etc.) Advanced understanding of digital and print ready artwork preparation; bleeds, and related color and image operations Expert skill level in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)Key Competencies: Demonstrates excellent collaboration skills, a solution-based attitude, and the ability to work with people with diverse skills and backgrounds Thrives in an environment of continual feedback Ability to develop project from creative conception to final deliverable Ability to work independently and prioritize under narrow time limitations and/or with interruptions, to produce accurate results within quick turnaround times Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly articulate ideas Handle stressful situations with poise, understanding and tact Actively listens, requests clarification when needed Ability to flex approach from a design and working style perspective depending on the needs of the project and client Demonstrates initiative toward extending knowledge about technology/media, production process, design applications and working methods Consistent willingness to go above and beyond for project deliverables, as well as one’s own development Experience in a professional services environment preferred Sharp eye for layout design and awareness of design trends Exceptional attention to detail** PORTFOLIO required
Mid-Senior Front End Developer
Onward Search is hiring for a Front End Developer! Agency client located in Buckhead. 6 + plus contract. Health benefits included!Your unique skills will 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 to make sure that user needs are met and that the design accurately follows the existing brand and creative concept.Skills: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 neededQualifications:5+ years of experience in front end development Portfolio with modern UI examples An understanding of PHP, .NET/C# a plus Agency experience
Video Game Technical Artist
Onward Search is looking for a Video Game Technical Artist to join our video game studio client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire/direct hire role!Please Note: This role sits onsite in Atlanta, Georgia but qualified candidates who are located anywhere in the United States and are willing to move to Atlanta are strongly encouraged to apply. Relocation assistance is offered for out-of-market candidates.Job Summary:We are looking for a Technical Artist with a polished skill set that combines strong technical ability and a sharp artistic eyePrimary Responsibilities:Create and maintain creature, weapon, and character animation rigs in MotionBuilder Integrate characters and weapons into the game engine Collaborate with the animation department to improve their workflow and troubleshoot problems Work directly with character artists and engineers to ensure assets are created and integrated into the game at the highest possible quality level Prototype rigging and deformation solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of game characters Anticipate problems and inefficiencies and provide solutions Process motion capture data and prepare it for animationMinimum Qualifications:2+ years of applicable video game industry experience as a technical artist, rigger, or similar role. Must have shipped at least 1 PC or console title as a technical artist Advanced knowledge and experience in MotionBuilder, as well as 3DS Max or Maya Thorough understanding of character deformation and the needs of an animation team Solid understanding of the needs and constraints of game animation systems Experience in Unreal Engine 3 and 4 strongly preferred Experience with python scripting in MotionBuilder (especially animation tool creation) preferred Prior experience working on 1st person shooter games preferred Experience with motion capture data preferred 3D modeling skills preferred Python scripting experience preferred A demo reel or web portfolio is required and must be submitted at time of application. Work samples should demonstrate strong technical abilities, especially those related to character deformation and animation controls
Internal Communications Writer
Onward Search is looking for an Internal Communications Writer to join our prominent corporate client in Atlanta for an onsite contract opportunity!Job Summary:We are looking for an enthusiastic Content and Copy Specialist to manage program and project communications. The Content and Copy Specialist ensures active, consistent and meaningful communications on a day-today basis with our project teams through digital, presentation, video and print communications With guidance and support from the Experience Design and Change Management teams, this role will ensure that our teams are informed, confident, and ready to perform effective project delivery resulting in a better return on investmentPrimary Responsibilities:Be an excellent story teller Develop effective corporate communication strategies Manages internal communications (Presentations, Emails, Memos, Newsletters, Social Posts, etc.) Drafts content for Town Halls and other executive level meetings Develops and maintains website content (using SharePoint) Is able to craft scripts for live and/or animated video Builds and fosters relationships with advocates and key stakeholders Assists in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadershipMinimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience 3-5 years of work experience and demonstrated success in a writer role focused on PR or internal communications role Prior experience writing video scripts and for social channels required Prior experience writing cross-functional presentations, ghost-writing emails, defining brand voice/tone, and similar functions Excellent organizational skills Exceptional writing and editing skills, including the ability to write for a variety of audiences and communications mediums Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task and set priorities, and comfortable with asking for help or reconsideration of priorities Extremely detail oriented and comfortable developing and/or working with project plans/timelines Flexible and able to work effectively under pressure and deadlines Creative and resourceful Experience in SharePoint is a plus
Onward Search is hiring an experienced Project Manager with strong digital social media skills! If developing processes and creating flow is in your DNA, then we want to talk with you.Manage all project coordination including distributing information, building out processes and timelines, managing our content creator and copywriter's time and resources, coordinate with client lead Experience working on large clients and familiarization with common PM tools and processes is a must, heavy social media project management.Responsibilities:Manages multiple integrated, multi-track projects simultaneously and investigates and understands project priorities in the context of agency and client expectations Creates, maintains and enforces project schedules, estimates, and resourcing for all projects Prioritizes tasks and deliverables for each project for the team and issues status reports Establishes and maintains processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle Translates business requirements into functional and technical specifications for the development team Sets project quality and performance standards Assesses and manages risk within, and across multiple projects Ensures the best practices and standards are understood and followed throughout the project and applies lesson learned from previous projects Ensures a positive, collaborative work environment for the team Maintains awareness of the current industry environment that shapes opportunities for client solutions (news events, trends, tools, etc.)Requirements:Bachelor’s degree required 3 to 5 years project management experience in successfully delivering marketing campaigns Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously (preferable in an integrated program) from business development to final delivery Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision-making and conflict resolution skills Accountability for large budget and/or client revenue Demonstrated ability to craft and define a strategic business solution based on broad client goals Strong knowledge of web technologies, web development cycles, and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering componentsAPPLY TODAY AND BEGIN WORKING IMMEDIATELY!
Digital UI Designer
Onward Search is looking for a UI Designer to join our digital agency client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire role!Job Summary:You'll be responsible for hands-on design work across a wide variety of digital and interactive projects including web sites, mobile apps, custom portals, web apps, CMS systems, platforms, etc. Your focus will be on UI and digital design and not UX, architecture, video, or print/traditional design. Your portfolio should primarily feature samples of that type of work This is a client-facing role and you will be asked to sit on client meetings and interact with them in order to better understand their creative and design needs This is a digital role and experience and portfolio work should be primarily if not exclusively in the digital spaceRequirements:2-3 years of experience in hands-on digital design, UI design, web design, interactive design, mobile design or similar design fields. Agency experience strongly preferred Bachelor's Degree in design, marketing, or a similar field Ability to work within tight and aggressive deadlines Expert proficiency in tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, etc. Experience in UX design including wireframing, prototyping, and UX strategy as well as associated tools is a plus but is NOT required Must be a bright, articulate, self-starter who can take initiative and bring new ideas to the table Professional, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, have excellent follow-through, and thrive in a fast-paced environment Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus Collaborative nature, good communicator Solid grammar and writing skills, very organized, detail-oriented, process driven An ability to work both independently and collaboratively Absolutely no egos allowed A clean, modern portfolio showcasing DIGITAL design work is required at the time of submission
Digital Project Manager
Onward Search is hiring a Digital Project Manager for an Agency Client in Old Forth Ward.Summary:Do you experience an overwhelming sense of calm when working in Excel? Do you find yourself making timelines for everyday activities? Have you ever labeled yourself an “organizational gangster”? Sounds like a career as Project Manager could be right for you.A Project Manager, on any given day, will open jobs, scope project efforts, craft timelines and oversee the development of multiple integrated and stand-alone projects— which means a lot of running back and forth between Creative, Account Service, Video and Technology Departments. They’re expected to stay on their toes across multiple brands, clients and projects, so juggling skills are a plus. They help ensure the on-time, on-budget and on-fleek delivery of every project that comes through our doors. With a smile. And a lot of coffee.Key Responsibilities:Responsible for managing entire project lifecycle for larger integrated projects (scope, deliverables, time and cost management) from beginning to end Manage project scoping efforts to estimate costs and timing for tasks such as project strategy, functional design, visual design, technology requirements, etc. Work with PM team to manage all workflow through the agency. Assign and monitor work with internal and external resources as needed; ensure all needed assets, resources, costs and deadlines are identified and managed day-to-day to successfully meet expectations and project goals Manage project documentation, such as but not limited to: timelines, estimates/budget updates, project plans, proposals, statements of work, internal and external status reports, meeting agendas/notes, change requests, functional specifications (UX/UI/wireframes), post-mortem reviews, etc. Develop project timelines that accurately reflect the scope of work. Manage milestones by tracking & prioritizing creative and digital requests/assignments with internal resources Communicate and drive cross-departmental acceptance of project deadlines, milestones, and end-product specifications; actively track project status, progress, risks and issues Responsible for obtaining quality control before client presentation or production Be a vocal participant in the program strategy and planning process, providing insights on content and execution of key client deliverables as to ensure strategic relevancy, quality and on-time completion Understands all facets of internal production capabilities and agency processes Continually seek ways to add value to the agency by improving operational/process efficiencies Demonstrates an understanding of assigned clients’ industries and their specific business challenges and opportunities Develops strong relationships with internal team members at all levels. Demonstrates ability to negotiate conflict, manage differences of opinion, and communicate with all different personality types among team members effectivelyDesired Skills & Experience:Five to eight years of experience in advertising/marketing – knowledge of agency project/traffic management as well as experience with traditional, digital and social media projects Bachelor's degree required – Business, Marketing, or Advertising discipline preferred Solid track record of successfully managing projects from start to completion Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Technical experience preferred Experience with agile methodology preferred Excellent communication skills – verbally, written and listening Excellent organizational and time management skills; detail-oriented Must be an active team player & champion team-centric approach to project management/execution Must have the ability to motivate a wide-range of talent/resources Excellent problem-solving skills - must have a focus on driving results MS Office experience – project management software a plus PMP certification a plus