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We’re searching for an experienced Graphic Designer with exceptional creative skills for one of our corporate clients located in River North. As a designer, your abilities will be put to use translating brand messages and implementing creative ideas that showcase current technologies and design trends. Our client is completing a re-brand, so you must be skilled in following branding guidelines, and yet providing a creative approach. Skills: Design abilities in areas ranging from line looks and logos, to typography and basic structural studies Turning conceptual ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Creative department trafficking skills Requirements: 3-6 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Experience with Adobe Creative Suite Up to Date Portfolio with creative, clean, clear aesthetic If this sounds like a challenge you are up for, we would love to hear from you! Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to bring a high level of creativity to one of our clients. From day one, you’ll contribute to the creation and implementation of graphic designs that translate brand messages while maximizing current technologies and trends. You’ll also work as part of a team to brainstorm ideas for presentations, trade shows and other needs. Skills: Strong design abilities in a variety of areas including line looks, logos, typography, basic structural studies and more Demonstrated proficiency in digital design Ability to conceptualize ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Requirements: 1-2 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Experience with industry standard design software on a Mac, must be overtly comfortable in PhotoShop and Illustrator Knowledge or exposure to WordPress is a big plus Up-to-date resume and portfolio Do you have the background and the skills? Apply now.
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to bring a high level of creativity to one of our clients located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From day one, you’ll contribute to the creation and implementation of graphic designs that translate brand messages while maximizing current technologies and trends. You’ll also work as part of a team to brainstorm ideas for presentations, trade shows and other needs. Skills: Strong design abilities in a variety of areas including line looks, logos, typography, basic structural studies and more Ability to conceptualize ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Creative department trafficking skills Requirements: 1-2 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Experience with industry standard design software on a Mac Up-to-date resume and portfolio Do you have the background and the skills? Apply now.
Senior UI Engineer
Our client, located in the western suburbs is seeking a Business Analyst / User Experience architect for a 6 month project working on Phase II of an internal project. The ideal candidate will have the following skill sets: Knows Agile Knows how to write user stories with the format of Given, When, Then Has had experience coming up with high-level screens, for example a black and white wireframes Comfortable communicating with end users, performing user research, identifying personas, doing user interviews, presenting ideas to that group Experienced writing user stories, and demonstratable experience with high level wireframes and designs This would be a 6 month contract position starting as soon as possible.
Our client, a boutique agency with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee is seeking a to add a freelance Designer on an ongoing basis for case-by-case project work. The primary functions pf this role would be production work for web, print, branding and packaging. Some conceptual work, as well. Skills: Strong design abilities in a variety of areas including line looks, logos, typography, basic structural studies and more Ability to conceptualize ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Creative department trafficking skills Requirements: 1-2 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Experience with industry standard design software on a Mac Up-to-date resume and portfolio This is a part-time role. Do you have the background and the skills? Apply now!
Graphic Design Specialist
Our Detroit client is seeking a dynamic Graphic Designer who is looking for career growth with a privately-held company. Their company strategically researches the ideas, decisions and thoughts of the consumers and analyzes data to create brand awareness and support marketing initiatives. Responsibilities: Champion the company’s brand identity and core values Create design solutions with high visual impact based on company and customer specifications Develop a wide range of print and digital media using Adobe Creative Cloud Manage and support a wide variety of projects, including corporate communications, email campaigns, presentations, sales brochures, magazines, videos, social media websites, etc. Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts. Collaborate with functional groups throughout the organization for input and content Collaborate and work with customers and team members during brainstorming sessions Be receptive to feedback and adjust artwork accordingly Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, Marketing Communication or related field preferred 3-5 years of experience Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign Highly proficient in all design aspects and development of conceptual graphics Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas Proven graphic design capabilities with a strong portfolio Able to multi-task and prioritize several projects Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint Experience with and understanding of CSS, HTML and WordPress a plus Able to communicate with all levels within the organization After Effects or Maya experience is a plus Basic knowledge of web development **Please provide a PDF portfolio sample or a link to your online portfolio.
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to bring a high level of creativity to one of our clients located in the Northern Chicago Suburbs. This is a temporary to hire opportunity. From day one, you’ll contribute to the creation and implementation of graphic designs that translate brand messages for packaging while maximizing current technologies and trends. Skills: Strong design abilities in a variety of areas including line looks, logos, typography, basic structural studies and more Packaging Design Skills Ability to conceptualize ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Creative department trafficking skills Requirements: 1-2 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Packaging Design Experience Word Press Coding experience is a bonus Strong Illustrator and Photo Shop Skills in a Mac Environment Up-to-date resume and portfolio Do you have the background and the skills? Apply now.
Marketing Assistant - Ecommerce
The eCommerce Catalog Specialist will be fundamental to impacting a rapidly growing and changing eCommerce business, and they will be key to unlocking large business goals. Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities: Own and manage all catalog related activities and responsibilities Work cross functionally with customer service, sales, and category management on execution of eCommerce fundamentals Plan and execute best in class management of new item setup process Setup new products with focus on SEO optimized content Manage all content updates, including images, descriptions, and advanced eCommerce content Identify and implement pricing updates with the customer Work with Sales leads to optimize product assortment Address and manage all customer requests on catalog related issues Support delivery of aggressive sales goals Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree Consumer Products industry or eCommerce experience/internship preferred - Recent grad acceptable Solid understanding of the key tenets of eCommerce Strong decision-making abilities Strong Excel skills - V-lookups, pivot tables needed Strong problem-solving skills and comfort working cross functionally Multi-tasker who can manage multiple work streams simultaneously Fast learner of technical systems, data sources, and processes (Ex. SAP - a plus but can be taught, Vendor Central, Supplier Center, Price Lists, etc.) Drive for Results
Digital Project Manager
Our agency client in the loop needs a digital Project Manager to join their team. In this contract to hire role you will: Develops and demonstrates an understanding of the client’s business, their needs, expectations, and requirements Collaborates with the project team to identify the approach, deliverables, schedule and tools to deliver the project within established constraints Works with client team as well as any and all members of assigned project team to estimate costs and timing for tasks such as project strategy, functional design, visual design, technology requirements, etc., utilizing established estimating process and tools May work with Client Engagement to obtain and document client signoff at key points during project PROJECT EXECUTION: Coordinates all activities of the project team and ensures that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.,), communicating action steps to team, and delivering weekly status reports to project team, the client and management Develops, maintains, reviews and/or disseminates all project documentation including status reports, invoices, change orders, project schedules, budgets, and post mortem reviews. Ensures that all project documentation is produced in the standard format, follows internal documentation processes and is reviewed and approved Manages/works with Senior Project Manager to manage vendor/third party relationships (i.e. such as photographers, stock photo services, and video production) MONITORING – SCHEDULING, FINANCIALS, RISK MANAGEMENT: Manages and controls project scope and the change control process to ensure that projects are completed according to schedule and within budget Responsible for delivering work within sold margins. Also responsible for identifying and communicating issues causing margin changes Responsible for raising and maintaining awareness of all project issues and risks, and working with appropriate personnel to develop solutions Manages project financial lifecycle, including estimates, revenue forecasts, invoicing, payables, receivables, etc. STAFFING: Works with Resource Management to ensure that projects are appropriately staffed, including both employee and contract resources Follows internal processes and adjusts staffing needs in a timely manner based on project shifts DELIVERABLE QUALITY: Collaborates on the content and presentation of key client deliverables as required to ensure relevancy, strategy, quality and timeliness CLIENT COMMUNICATION: Acts as a client point-of-contact for all day-to-day project related issues SELF AND TEAM MANAGEMENT: Serves as a mentor to new and/or current employee(s) and assists with employee on-boarding and training Follows standard policies and procedures; recommends improvements as appropriate QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years of experience managing interactive projects, preferably in a consulting or agency environment Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred Competent knowledge of one or more of the following: software development life cycles, web technologies, web development processes and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components, media and advertising projects, digital strategy projects Competent understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Proven team-building skills; experience facilitating teams and clients Ability to solve problems with keen instincts and organizational experience Strong Microsoft Project and MS Office skills Must have a focus on detail and driving results Working knowledge of contract interpretation and negotiation Requirements: The client is doing banners, online video and streamline radio. This PM must have Marketing-focused project management experience. Such as, online advertising, social media and digital experience