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Senior UX Designer
Our client, and industry leader in their space, is looking to hire a Senior UX Designer for a permanent opportunity! The responsibilities of a Senior UX Designer include: Invent and inspire customer experiences that are disruptive, simple, and bold by design. Work with a small group of agile team members consisting of Creatives, Strategists, Product Owners and Project Managers to ideate & develop effective, compelling, innovative customer experiences across all channels Create wireframes, UI designs and prototypes for internal and external user testing Help with all aspects of design production, including presentations, to take projects from concept to completion Understand customer goals, business requirements, project parameters, and be able to creatively problem solve Embrace and apply Design Thinking principles with Lean UX methodologies Develop original interaction and design concepts Experiment with new tools and techniques and share your learning Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in order to facilitate discussions and guide the decision-making process to meet project objectives Experience and requirements: 5+ years design experience Bachelor's Degree in Design, User Experience or related field Portfolio that represents a wide range of diverse projects with a focus on visual and UX solutions Intimate knowledge of Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite Understanding of interaction design, and designing intuitive user interfaces and navigation for mobile and web Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organization and time management skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Exceptional attention to detail Ability to rapid prototype creative concepts is a must Does this role sound like it was made for you? Apply today!
Digital Project Manager
Our client is looking for an experienced digital project manager to join their growing team. You must be a detail-oriented professional who can run multiple client-facing integrated digital marketing projects from creation to launch. Projects will include web and mobile development and will involve gathering project requirements, identifying objectives, coordinating with the team, brainstorming ideas, facilitating update calls and ensuring project completion. Skills: Ability to manage multiple long-term concurrent projects incorporating people from many departments and skill sets A background with digital development best practices, as well as a willingness to learn about new advances and approaches Exceptional project management, leadership and communication skills Strong presentation skills and the ability to develop and communicate new ideas for functionality Experience working with designers, programmers and developers on digital projects eCommerce experience would be a huge plus! Requirements: 5+ years of experience working in a digital environment delivering client-facing website projects Up-to-date resume and portfolio Project management experience using methodologies to design, test and implement solutions Sound like you? To learn more about this opportunity, Apply Now!
Senior Global Programs Manager
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Global Programs Marketing Manager to join our client in the Greater Boston Area. The Global Programs Marketing Manager will work closely with the Global Program Lead to successfully develop and execute impactful programs across regions. This individual has ownership of program outcomes and owns the end to end delivery of that program. They ensure that regional and industry requirements (language, culture, approach, market maturity etc.) are captured and included in the program design process so that the end program resonates in each region/country/state. They will also be responsible to ensure Sales are enabled effectively in order to be able to act on the marketing outcomes they deliver. They will be measured on increasing market awareness, generating leads and pipeline and supporting Sales to drive revenue from within client’s target accounts for the region they support. In addition, the Regional Marketing Manager will retain alignment to their local sales team (region in EMEA, e.g. Benelux or industry in NA, e.g. Insurance). This element of the role is to ensure all program activity (across all major programs) is effectively coordinated and delivered in region and that it supports the local needs of the business in that region. Notes from the manager: Project management skills within a marketing organization Strong written communication skills, experience developing content Experience telling a compelling story with content Experience executing marketing campaigns Polished communication skills Drive, ownership and grace In this role, you will: Research and understand local market conditions and audience as well as identifying mediums with reach/brand including: industry associations, online communities, online publications and events/conferences Work with Global Program Manager/Director to ensure the local requirements identified are reflected in the program design and marketing plan developed Own the successful execution of the program for your region, end to end including execution, delivery, and measurement and reporting Implement best practices approach to campaign development and execution to ensure maximum impact and results globally Work cross-functionally to significantly grow key buyer contacts within client’s target accounts Develop nurture programs to increase the quality of client’s leads Manage client’s presence at a number of planned events in 2016 Work with product marketing to develop and promote customer success stories Communication, Reporting, and Budget: Hold regular cross functional marketing meetings to set goals and review programs, budget, and results Manage, directly and indirectly all marketing spend for the program in region Share program best practices Interact with sales on marketing programs for input, education and support Report and track all program results Regional/Industry alignment: Provide feedback to all Global Program Directors on regional/industry needs to ensure programs resonate Educate and enable regional/industry sales on key activity planned and ensure effective leverage of these activities Represent Marketing and act as a focal point for all information locally
Senior User Experience Designer
Our client is currently on the search for a Senior User Experience designer to join their growing team. This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of the UX/Creative execution of high profile digital initiatives within the digital innovation lab. Your informed recommendations and design strategies will leverage best practices, user feedback and usability test results to develop intelligent and successful designs. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for creating effective user flows, wireframes, annotations and prototypes You have the ability to demonstrate clear, innovative solutions to complex user flows and understand how to balance these against business and technical requirements You should be a great listener with an unfettered approach to design. You believe in the mantra that ‘users vote with clicks’ and know that small changes add up to huge mind-shifts, if executed in the right way This position requires deep understanding of large-scale mobile first and responsive web initiatives, user-centered design, usability, information design, interaction design, and goal-oriented design. You should have excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation and the ability to prioritize and track multiple projects under tight deadlines You’re comfortable working in cross-functional teams & a fast/agile environment Ability to participate & help lead workshops Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in related field Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Hands on experience with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite for wire framing Experience with prototyping tools, a must Comfortable presenting work to internal stakeholders & leadership Interest in current & emerging technologies
Graphics Project Manager
The Graphics Project Manager (GPM) is vital function responsible for facilitating seamless development of art assets from inception through final art release on a global scale. The GPM will utilize the appropriate business tools, analytics, communication and prioritization skills to lead art asset development cross functionally to deliver art assets as defined by the project schedules. The GPM will possess high initiative and hold natural propensity to evolve associated processes in collaboration with cross functional partners and Licensors. The GPM will also have the ability to be ‘on-site’ as needed to ensure Licensor relationships and approvals are aligned with the need of the business. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Creative Review Meetings: Collaborate with the Global Creative Development brand leads/designers and Gatekeepers in driving crisp decisions, documenting and communicating next steps as well as identifying/aligning on schedule impacts for Team evaluation and acceptance Responsible for monitoring project health and collaborating/aligning with the Project Manager on any required escalation. Flags issues and comes prepared with recommended solutions Team Coordination, Prioritization & Communication: Schedule & Prioritization – Review initial schedules defined by the Project Manager vs. projected assets and team resources. Align with the Project Manager and drive to ensure overall global project development priorities are aligned and communicated cross functionally and with external partners as required. Lead all related discussions with Project Manager and broader Team as required to ensure Brand and Studio milestones are maintained/current Milestones – Ensure all related Global Creative Development schedule milestones are coordinated and current Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Project and/or Production Management with a graphic development background (preferred) 4-6 years’ experience managing people and projects through a brand development process in a brand creative environment Strong initiative, self-starter and ‘can-do’ mindset with propensity to infill gaps in process to manage daily work effectively within a collaborative Team environment Advanced project management abilities; capable of collaborating cross functionally to prioritize projects at a brand and project level and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints and within budget parameters Advanced analytical skills Strong experience using Microsoft Office tools and process flow diagram tool Strong visionary with experience writing and implementing 1, 3 and 5-year business plans specifically relating to process and workflow efficiencies Well developed, verbal, written and presentation skills
Front End Developer
Our client, an award-winning company is currently seeking a Senior Designer to join their growing creative team. If you have experience in fast-paced environments and have extensive print and digital design chops, then we want to hear from you today! Skillset: Strong design aesthetic Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Ability to celebrate the potential of printed pieces while keeping their limitations in mind Exceptional communication and design execution skills An understanding of the printing process and how to prepare files for vendors Requirements: 5+ years of ad agency design experience Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience with industry standard design software Must have experience with both print and digital design Apply now to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Our client is looking for a copywriter that will help their brand reach the masses through compelling and well-written messaging. The ideal copywriter will remain true to the company’s brand but also reference the latest social and marketplace trends to enhance and build upon their existing voice. Responsibilities: Collaborating closely with the marketing department, art directors, designers, user experience architects and your fellow writers to determine the best messaging approach for any project Conceiving, and executing, ideas for a variety of campaigns including but not limited to online, interactive, print, in-store, TV, environmental, event, guerrilla, mobile and social Writing and revising innovative and imaginative copy according to creative briefs and deadlines Performing ongoing research on current industry trends to maintain fresh and relevant perspective in all communications Requirements: BA/BS in English, Communications, Creative Writing, Journalism or Advertising/Marketing with copywriting focus or equivalent experience Innovative and conceptual thinking across various media types, including interactive Must be able to draft concepts, presentations, correspondence and other written materials as required Must demonstrate a solid understanding of current creative media, mediums and trends Understanding of SEO and keyword optimization is a plus but not required If you have the experience and confidence to accomplish all this, we want to hear from you. Contact us below, today.
Senior Interactive and UX Designer
Are you a designer who loves thinking through complex challenges and finding creative solutions? We're looking for an inspired and passionate Senior Interactive/UX Designer to design engaging learning experiences for our groundbreaking i-Ready Instruction and Practice products. Working closely with Design Directors. As a Senior Interactive/UX Designer here you will be a strong analytical and conceptual thinker responsible for designing inventive and easy to use interactive game-like student lessons and experiences. This role works across the math design and user experience domain, conducting user research and testing, storyboards and wireframes, prototyping, and creating final interface designs. The right person will relish working with closely with subject matter experts, editors, product managers, and engineers to transform pedagogy and instructional materials into highly engaging student-facing experiences. Your Impact: Participating in concept development for interactive instruction and practice with editorial, design, animation, and development teams Using iterative and collaborative design techniques to transform new concepts to products via storyboards/sketches/wireframes and prototypes Creating high-fidelity final comps, developing effective documentation for varied audiences, and collaborating closely with Agile development teams to ensure proper implementation of the designs Ensuring all media is user-focused, highly engaging, and relevant to students of various abilities and varied demographics such as gender, ethnicity and age Maintaining, updating and improving existing products, UX/UI, and brand Participating as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team to the definition, planning and prioritization of user requirements; proactively identifying and solving potential problems within assigned projects throughout creative process What we’re looking for: 3+ years designing rich interactive and multi-media experiences for users A track record of creating Innovative and thoughtful products that not only improves user’s experiences, but also makes it delightful A proven understanding of UX, UI, evidence-based user-centered design, and user engagement principles Strong knowledge of mobile and web interaction Highly detail-oriented and developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines Strong information design, typographic and communication design skills Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a love for collaboration Proven ability to work as part of a production team in highly collaborative and fast-paced environment A passion for exploration and consumption of all forms of media, apps and interactive software and the vision to apply them to K-8 education Proficient in Adobe CS6 (INDD, PSD, AI, Flash), Microsoft Office Understanding of HTML5, iOS and other programming languages preferred A demonstrated record of previous achievement. Portfolio submission required to be considered