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Onward Search is the leading Digital Creative, Marketing and Design Recruitment firm. Our client, a premier Entertainment company, is looking for an experienced Photo Editor for their San Francisco Office.Our client is looking for a digital photo editor to assist and manage the look and feel of their site through images. This individual will primarily be responsible for building, managing and maintaining an on-brand searchable imagery library for our client's teams, sourcing stock images, updating and improving their database of event category images through external sources including imagery touch-ups, and implementing imagery best practices for images and image metadata.Our ideal candidate is experienced in photo editing production. Strong imagery research skills, is extremely organized, and excels in a startup environment; they can take direction and run with it, owning their projects while being held to measurable key performance indicators.Responsibilities:Building an on brand searchable database of images Managing the database (credentials, access, organization) for user groups around the company who are requesting and selecting imagery Sourcing images, both on the web and through contracted freelancers Ensuring that all images on site are properly credited Keeping an eye on the site and switching out sub-par images Retouching images as neededRequirements:Fluent in Spanish is a must Proven initiative to get started and work independently when necessary, and to come up with ideas and carry them out Ability to thrive with ambiguous problems and identify solutions cross-functionally Clear communication skills and a high level of organization Eager to support a wide range of people A strong eye for compelling entertainment imagery Basic retouching and digital photography skills Comfortable with proprietary software, Photoshop, and digital asset management systemsQualifications:Basic photo editing skills and knowledge of digital rights managed photography
Junior Web Designer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Web Designer with a leading healthcare non-profit! Specific responsibilities will include collaborating with, and direct external contractors, vendors and internal staff to create designs for websites, electronic materials and communication like, email, newsletters that include web or online based services, automated phone messages and surveys.You must have 2+ years of digital and graphic design experience. Healthcare experience is a plus!This is a contract to full-time opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks off in early May!Expertise in Wordpress, CSS and HTML programming (examples of work will be requested) Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, SharePoint. Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite including Premier, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign and Audition Knowledge of Audacity is a plus Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
Senior Packaging Designer
Our client, a consumer products company in Burbank, is seeking a Sr. Graphic Designer for a 1-year contract. This assignment is eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search.Under the direction of an Art Director, you will contribute to the overall creation and implementation of package designs that translate brand message while maximizing current technologies and trends. You'll also assist with branding and event design.Key responsibilities include: conceptualize and execute toy packaging concepts which include line looks, logos, basic structural studies, etc. using standard industry computer graphics software; participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment in developing and applying marketplace trends (e.g. competitive graphics, styles, fashion, lifestyles, etc.); utilize internal resources and time management skills to independently manage projects and achieve individual project milestones and provide support for presentation, trade show and other packaging comp needs.
Onward Search has a contract opportunity for a Production Designer with our client, a top San Francisco marketing agency. This is a 3 month onsite assignment that kicks off ASAP!JOB SUMMARY:As a Production Designer you’ll be responsible for the creation of final deliverables and ensuring the quality of the final output. You will play a crucial role in helping teams find the best option to execute the work. While Production Designers collaborate with all disciplines, the emphasis on partnership between Production and Design is especially critical role to your success.RESPONSIBLITIES:Work on an array of physical (document creation, presentations, print, prototyping, reformatting for multiple formats, handwork, and workshop enviromentals) Assist with aspects of the design process, and expected to offer creative solutions early in the planning stages of projects Feel like an integrated part of a multi-disciplinary team working on big challenges, all with the end-goal of owning creative execution Work as a contractor in a large studio, where juggling projects and skill sets is often the norm Collaborate with Creative Director, Art Director, Designers and marketing team on a large event Work with vendors Needs to come in a and hit the ground runningREQUIREMENTS:3+ years of experience in Production and Graphic Design BA in Graphic Design, New Media, or professional equivalent Excellent communication skills Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), PowerPoint and Keynote Large and small format printing Experience prepping files for pre-press and print vendors Building mechanicals, templates Experience with creating layouts with a designers input Image optimizing, retouching, manipulation, color correction Experience with designing and installing large scale room displays Handwork: prototyping, foamcore trimming/mounting, book-binding and comp buildingIf you are interested, please apply today to speak to a recruiter!
Senior Front-End Developer
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Sr. Designer to join our Consumer Packaged Goods client for a temp-to-hire position.You'll report to the Art Director and work on a fully integrated in-house brand design team. You'll be responsible concept and design of all print, digital, and video marketing assets that support our client's brand.Specific Responsibilities include:Develop, design and execute all print related marketing materials Design packaging include die line structures, logo, typography, retouching, preparing files Assist with Art Directing photo shoots Prepare design prototypes for presentationsWe are seeking Sr. Designers who meet the following requirements:5+ Years experience working for in-house marketing teams or ad agencies Must have CPG experience Must have strong layout and typography skills Prefer candidates with a minimalist aesthetic, clean, contemporary Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign on a MAC It's a plus if you have Digital Production SkillsIf this sounds like you, submit your resume and we’ll be in touch.
Our client, a Broadcast Network, is seeking a Designer/Animator to join the Digital Design team.Responsibilities:Design boards/frames and animate graphics in AfterEffects to promote broadcast tv shows on social platformsMusts:5+ years experience working at a network or design agency Portfolio showcasing digital design and animation Team player who is able to jump into projects in the middle or taking on new projects start to finish Entertainment experience preferred Photoshop, Illustrator, expert in After Effects 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 Thanks for checking out this role, if you are interested in the position, apply now!
Our client a digital marketing agency is looking to bring on a temp to hire Creative Director with 5+ years of experience to help deliver groundbreaking ideas, best-in-class social and digital executions and a passion for the advertising, storytelling and the future of social media.Requirements:At least 5 years agency experience in design and art direction including hands-on experience with the Adobe Creative Suite Manage the concept strategy and deliver the creative designs which meet the goals of the clients Lead concepting - drives the work with unique, innovative and distinctive concepts and ideas Lead and set the direction for creative ideas, focusing in social On top of the latest industry trends, breakthrough creative campaigns, and emerging technologies Detail-oriented problem solver Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational and time management skillInterested? Submit your portfolio.
Onward Search is hiring for a Creative Director! This is a contract to hire position with an agency in West Midtown. Health benefits included during the contract period.Responsibilities include:Leading the brand direction of the company, and designing internal collateral Directing and designing a range of client projects, from branding and visual identities, to packaging and POS Presenting and communicating with clients Working with Fortune 500 company brands, on a wide range of visual design projects Copywriting and creative concepting Directing internal design teamIf this sounds like you, submit your resume and we’ll be in touch.