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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
Digital Presentation Graphic Design Specialist
Proposal Development Group, which creates engaging and attractive sales content, is looking for a designer who is passionate about using creative design to tell a story. You’ll be bringing presentations and sales proposals to life, designing materials from binders and packaging to brochures and logos. Plus, you’ll work on creating visually compelling PowerPoint presentations to support our sales team’s efforts. You should be a team player who is able to collaborate across divisions, but also a self-starter who can work independently on multiple projects. And you should be someone who thrives in a creative environment, but who understands the importance of deadlines and details. Must be based in Charlotte, NC.What you’ll do:Produce compelling, high-level, creative graphic design for use in proposals by Compass Group’s sales teams Create innovative and attractive PowerPoint presentations Work closely with Compass Group’s sectors to learn about the company’s products and services Build creative proposals based on requests from clients in an accurate and timely manner Work as a team player and independently, selecting the best course of action under tight deadlines Ensure proper use of all design assets including logos and images Consistently present new and out-of-the-box ideas for content design, and share best practices during team meetings Help develop and prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) responses, working with multiple teams to obtain appropriate answers and information, and to ensure accuracyWho you’ll be:Highly creative, engaged, and an eye for detail A project manager with strong organizational skills and the ability to work across multiple divisions Expert in Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word Ability to develop new designs from conception to completion Ability to meet short and long deadlines, and switch gears quickly A confident verbal and written communicator who takes initiative and likes a challenge Bachelor’s degree required
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
UX/ UI Designer
Onward Search is looking for a UX/UI Designer with financial services experience to join our corporate client in Raleigh for an onsite contract role!Primary Responsibilities:Work with customers on UX surveys and testing Collaborate with Business Analysts and Product Managers to ensure understanding of business requirements Define a standard user experience that captures the look-and-feel and the navigation model across teams Define efficient workflows across all services Stay current on UX industry standards and design paradigms and identify ways to implement them in our product set Develop detailed wireframes, user flows, storyboards, mockups, and other product deliverables to effectively communicate designs and product requirements that lead to intuitive user experiences Demonstrate self-directed and proactive approach to tackling problems and leveraging resources Create engaging, easy-to-use design solutions that address complex business and user needs for both Web and mobile platforms Lead or participate in product discovery, including user research and design prototype validation Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs Collaborate with other team members and stakeholdersMinimum Qualifications:2+ years of experience in User Experience / User Interface design Prior experience in the banking, financial services, or financial technology industries strongly preferred
Onward Search is hiring a senior designer position in Charlotte, NC!Responsibilities and Requirements:5+ years graphic design experience Work with the entire marketing team to develop and transform sales, marketing and product positioning concepts into dynamic visual representations Design and execute graphic concepts to meet product or campaign visions Provide creative direction and oversight on digital, print and video graphic projects Willingness to own designs from initial concept creation to final sign-off Design for a wide variety of mediums including email, online banner ads, social media graphics and ads, lifestyle images, printed sales collateral, in office patient collateral, direct mail campaigns and more
Senior Graphic Designer
Onward Search is hiring a senior designer for 4 months on-site with our major client near Hickory, NC. Apply today!Skills:Detail-oriented Must be able to simultaneously handle multiple projects in fast paced environment Must possess effective written and oral communication skills Strong communicator Time management skills Responsibilities and Requirements:5+ years graphic design experience Work with the entire marketing team to develop and transform sales, marketing and product positioning concepts into dynamic visual representations Design and execute graphic concepts to meet product or campaign visions Provide creative direction and oversight on digital, print and video graphic projects Willingness to own designs from initial concept creation to final sign-off Design for a wide variety of mediums including email, online banner ads, social media graphics and ads, lifestyle images, printed sales collateral, in office patient collateral, direct mail campaigns and moreApply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!