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Digital Web Specialist
Copywriter / Editor
Onward Search is looking for a Copywriter / Editor to join our agency client in Greensboro, North Carolina, for a short-term onsite contract opportunity! You will be writing and editing the copy for a range a holiday season print and in-store event materials, among others, developed to communicate to consumers and employees at a large retailer.Skills and Requirements:4+ years of experience in a Copywriting and Copy Editing function having developed communications for a range of 360 assets. Have experience writing for event marketing and retail environments. Bonus if you've worked on advertising collateral for a Fortune 100 company and bring with you the knowledge and discipline these clients expect. An up to date portfolio demonstrating your previous copy projects and current capabilities. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Strategic Communications Consultant
Onward Search is hiring for a Strategic Communications Consultant in Charlotte, NC! This is a one year contract with health benefits included!Our client has a need for an energetic, strategic consultant to support the holistic and individual site needs.Skills:Strong strategic communications planning and execution experience with larger initiatives and C-Suite executives. Strong writing and presentation preparation skills. Experience in utilizing communications to drive employee engagement. Ability to strategically think and connect the dots. Strong working knowledge and skills in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Creativity. Video skills a plus, including taking video via iPhone or camera and editing. Graphic design skills a plus.Requirements:Inventory the current strategic site communication needs, recent deliverables and communication vehicles that exist within the company. Prepare recommendations on structure, strategic focus areas and actions to align site leaders and communication leaders to drive consistency and efficiencies across sites, where possible. Focus on deepening employee engagement at the local site level by aligning efforts to drive key messaging. Develop strategic communication plans and execute on communication plans needed for each of the sites. Ensure communications enable and drive results for upcoming site facility moves in applicable locations. Establish reoccurring meetings with site leadership and working teams to ensure ongoing awareness of efforts and alignment to focus areas. Monitor and report on measures to demonstrate if actions taken are driving engagement or changes in behaviors. Partner with Human Resources, Corporate Relations, Legal, etc. on any external facing site opportunities. Focus on developing a communications model.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital / UX Designer
Onward Search is looking for a Digital/UX Designer to join our Fortune 500 client's in-house agency in Charlotte for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity!Skills:You are a solutions-oriented Digital/UX Designer who will help us create and deliver innovative web design, marketing assets, presentations and print promotions using cutting-edge technologies. You should have a bold vision for excellence in digital marketing with a solid understanding of user experience principles as well as visual design abilities. You will work closely with Web Usability, Content Management, Technology, Analytics, Marketing and LOB leaders to create a unified, customer-driven design direction. Work under the direction of the UX Design Manager to execute high-quality digital design solutions. Ideation, design, and preparation of assets for marketing projects consistent with design standards and brand guidelines. Work closely with the marketing partners, content strategist, analytics, and accessibility to develop designs that address business objectives and meet the rules of the site design and achieve or exceed the marketing team’s expectations. Combine creative concepts and design with digital consumer technologies to create innovative marketing digital assets, print pieces and the miscellaneous needs of our marketing partners. Strong understanding of how to create a consistent customer journey and how that impacts the conversion rate. Partner across related disciplines including, usability, content management, and web development to meet the objectives of every business engagement.Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree. 3-6 years of experience as a web, UX, or digital designer at a prominent agency, Fortune 500, or financial services institution. Prior e-commerce and marketing design experience preferred. Advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. Advanced knowledge of Sketch. Best-practices knowledge of WC3 and other web design standards. Excellent understanding of usability/user-centered design, UX methodology, design principles and corporate branding. Experience in Adobe Experience Manager is a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as you will need to pitch ideas to business partners. Strong competency in responsive and adaptive strategies for multi-form factor web design Must be highly creative, collaborative, and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Must be highly innovative and inspire commitment to a higher standard Must be able to adapt quickly to changing requirements and conditions while consistently meeting deadlines Portfolio of digital, web and UX design work is REQUIRED and must be submitted at the time of application.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
E-mail Marketing Specialist
Onward Search is hiring an E-mail Marketing Specialist for a Healthcare client with offices near uptown and the airport in Charlotte, NC.Job Summary:Work on targeted campaigns with digital and marketing teams to build and deploy email campaigns for a great purpose.Job Responsibilities:Execute email marketing campaigns for a variety of campaigns Have a passion for bringing strategy to execution working across different digital and marketing and web management groups Energetic, curious mind, problem solver Build out. Deploy. Ability to come on-site to offices for strategy meetings AT MINIMUM in Charlotte, NC (S/SW Charlotte near uptown and airport)Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design or related field 4+ years of experience with hands-on email marketing execution Knowledge of large-scale email marketing platforms / email cloud / Salesforce required. Ability to describe a previous email campaign that you've run that demonstrate platform knowledge Hands-on coding experience
Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer to join our corporate client in Charlotte for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!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 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, UX, and UI spaceMinimum 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
Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer in Mooresville, NC.Work on multiple projects within a singular track of work within a platform / suite of products.The Senior UX Designer is an expert in graphic design and interface design, and is responsible for the delivery and output of quality and timely UX design deliverables including wireframes, supporting visuals, prototypes and pixel perfect comps.The Senior UX Architect should have a general knowledge of external processes and technologies, both standard and unique to Lowe’s including the work processes, technologies, platforms and services of our business and IT capabilities.User Experience Designer will work with a team of other Architects, Designers, Prototypers and Content Developers to deliver projects in a timely and efficient manner, consistent with the process and standards set in place both internally and externally across the business.Essential & Core Responsibilities:Produce High-Quality Design Artifacts Build and deliver high-quality design artifacts including wireframes, concept sketches, pixel-perfect design comps, presentations and documentation Comprehend complex business requirements and user stories Deliver Projects / Work Produce, review, critique and influence the direction of the Design deliverables and direction of various projects across multiple platforms / suite of products Work cross-functionally with other managers and lead to ensure the quality and consistency of the work Grow Individually within the technical / digital landscape Work on self-development to ensure relevance in an evolving digital landscape Stay on top of digital trends, emerging technologies and new tools to continually improve the team’s position as experts in usabilityRequired Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Communications, Computer Science, English, Business or related fields plus 2-7 years of freelance / industry experience OR 5+ years of experience in design or user experience 4+ years of experience with Adobe SuitePreferred Qualifications:Experience in agile work environment Process Development
Onward Search is hiring a Copywriter for an International Client with officers in Charlotte, NC.Job Summary:Our client needs an experienced copywriter across various platforms for broadcast, print, and web projects, such as banner ads, websites, and email campaigns This is an on-going freelance copywriting need for an experienced copywriter for an International household name. The work will be around 10-15/hrs. a week, but could go up to 20/hrs. a week Must be located in Charlotte and have the ability to go on-site occasionally for meetings with the team. However, you may work remotelyJob Responsibilities:Concept, sketch and execute updates to category pages and SEO Write subject lines, pre-headers and SMS messages Write alt text, SEO blocks and headlines Write copy for special projects Write and edit copy for digital ad campaignsJob Qualifications:BS/BA in marketing, English, journalism or related field Proven experience as a copywriter or related role Knowledge of online content strategy and creation Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills Experience with SEO Strong research skills Creativity Collaborative spirit Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Junior Graphic Designer
Onward Search is hiring a Graphic Designer for an International Client with offices in North Charlotte.Job Summary:This opportunity is long-term, contract to perm position and fit for a Graphic Designer who is productive and detail-oriented. Major responsibilities of the position include: Design/edit, layout, and formatting of materials for print and digital campaigns.Job Responsibilities:Take part in the creation and implementation of graphic and digital designs that translate brand messages by taking part in the development of print and digital marketing, advertising, and other communications for their clients as needed Work hands-on to design, develop and produce inspiring print materials and digital collateral, including: banner ads, digital ads, social media posts, brand books, brochures, flyers, advertisements, and posters as well as design mock ups for clients as needed?Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or Art preferred Min. 2+ years progressive experience as a Graphic Designer Previous Agency experience is a plus! Proficient with industry-standard graphic design software to include: Adobe Creative Suite programs: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and After Effects, MS Word & Excel Skilled with graphics methods from concept to a finished product A keen eye for layout, design and color A strong understanding of typography Ability to provide customer service, work independently and in a team environment; to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients both orally and in writing Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges Ability to coordinate graphic design projects; to understand and to interpret information in a visual manner; to operate computer graphic systems and software Knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, document formatting and editing is mandatory Ability to work across divisions and with creative teams and agencies to bring visions to life! Portfolio must include digital examples such as: banner ads, digital ads, social media posts