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Our client, a Consumer Products Company, is seeking a freelance Designer to join the ecommerce team.You will report to the Design Manager and be responsible to:Doing asset creation for multiple Licensing Style Guide Product Development from start to finish. Style Guide programs to be cohesive story telling designs that meet the needs specified on the creative briefs. Managing small team of designers. Generates and sells own ideas to external and internal clients.Musts:BA/BS or equivalent 4-6 years experience digital design experience, licensing experience is a plus Proficient in Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign, After Effects Work collaboratively in an environment that values creativity and flexibility Self-motivated mindset with ability to research and learn on the job Conceptual thinker with design sensibilities Concept and collaborate in brainstorm sessions in order to provide creative solutions to seasonal and tactical marketing campaigns Strong attention to detail and proactive problem-solver with ability to thrive in fast-paced, time sensitive environment Past experience working in ecommerce for a lifestyle or fashion company a plusDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Product Designer
Onward Search is seeking a Sr. Product Designer to join the team of an energy tech start-up client. You will report to the Director of Product and will be a driving force in all aspects of the user experience and visual design for their mobile and web apps.Responsibilities:Lead UX initiatives such as research, user flows, and usability tests on new and existing features Strategize and execute user-centric and market-specific product designs that are easy to use across multiple platforms Develop wireframes, experience prototypes, tests, and visual assets and guide the dev team to execute to spec Iterate on and explore new product features Write & evaluate member surveys and manage customer feedback loops Design new features as well as update current ones Collaborate & brainstorm with engineering, marketing, and design departments on A/B testing, product features, and design options to improve conversion ratesRequirements:5-8 years of product design experience for iOS, Android, and Desktop; Bachelor's degree in design, HCI, or related field preferred Must understand the nuances of user experience between web and native platforms and be able to advocate and communicate this to the engineering team Proficient in Sketch and InVision (or any Prototyping tool) Excellent attention to detail Strong communication skills with the ability to explain ideas logically HTML, CSS, and/or animation/motion design skills are a bonus Start-up environment experience is highly preferred
Freelance Campaign Art Director
Our client is looking for an experienced freelance art director to help create digital, social and print brand experiences. This will be an onsite opportunity in NYC.While working from existing brands, or creating new ones, you’ll create advertising materials for a variety of clients. You’ll also work with other team members and your creative director to brainstorm new concepts, develop pieces that could run in traditional advertising vehicles or be shared on social media.Skill Set:Strong design and conceptual skills Agency 360 Design projects Digital and social media experience and a background creating new pieces for these areas The ability to tell a story with words and then present those concepts to clients Project management skills and exceptional creative abilities Requirements:5+ years of experience as a designer or art director Bachelor’s degree (preferred in design or advertising) Up-to-date resume with samples of print, digital and broadcast Experience with the latest design software Advertising Agency experience preferredPlease apply with your portfolio today!
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Designer to help conceptualize and design multi-channel creative assets for one of our top eCommerce clients. The ideal candidate has excellent design, color, and typographic skills and a solid understanding of design principles and industry trends. We are currently seeking this individual for a 12 month extendable contract basis working onsite at our clients San Francisco, CA office. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more!Day to Day Overview:ResponsibilitiesDesign a wide variety of collateral to include presentation and pitch decks, one sheets, infographics, social posts, custom landing pages and email marketing assets. Support and maintain the strategic alignment of design programs and assets. Manage multiple design projects on an assigned timeline. Move and iterate quickly while incorporating stakeholder feedbackQualificationsBachelor’s degree in Design, Marketing, Advertising, Fine Arts, or related field and 5+ years designing for web in a senior role. Agency experience preferred. A strong design portfolio with a breadth of projects demonstrating detailed thought process, attention to detail, and meticulous executional skills. Expertise of Adobe Creative Suite, solid working knowledge of HTML & CSS. Illustration and animation skills are a plus. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail 5+ years of experience in marketing or advertising. A team player who believes in ‘we’ over ‘me’. Excellent relationship building skills, and a proven track record of collaborating effectively and with positivity.
Overview:Our client, a top lifestyle brand in San Francisco is looking to hire a talented Designer for a 6+ month assignment. The ideal candidate for this role is a curious, collaborative person who’s excited to support creative projects big and small, has great attention to detail and keeps things positive. The role will involve working on bringing templates, production-based creative and creative concepts to life.Requirements, Skills and Experience:1-2 years of experience in design Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite Interest in the latest design trends Experience designing for web, print and other mediums Great work ethic and even better sense of humor Visual design sense and eye for detail Ability to take direction well and clearly communicate Solid sense of humor Working knowledge of InVision is a plus Agency experience is a plus A favorite font besides Din, know how to play with color and think Proxima Nova is preferred
Our client, a global experiential marketing agency, is looking for an exceptional Senior 3D Designer to join their NYC team! This role is starting onsite freelance with the potential to convert to fulltime.You should be obsessed with all things environment/experiential, and have a burning desire to create unique and memorable activation for your clients. If you have a proven track record with a killer portfolio, we want to hear from you!The Details:3 years of relevant experience Collaborate with Creative and Production departments to create floor plans, 3D models, floor plans and renders for various brand activations. Remain informed about current trends and innovations in the industry. BA in Architecture or Interior Design is a plus Expert in Rhino, Sketch Up or similar programs (Rhino is preferred) Ability to work in fast paced environment and accept design feedback Must understand materials and be aware of production implications of render to reality. Please apply with your portfolio!Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Integrated Art Director
Our client is looking for an experienced art director to help create digital, social and print brand experiences. While working from existing brands, or creating new ones, you’ll create advertising materials for a variety of clients. You’ll also work with other team members and your creative director to brainstorm new concepts, develop pieces that could run in traditional advertising vehicles or be shared on social media. This is the opportunity you're been looking for, apply now. Skill Set:Strong design and conceptual skills Digital and social media experience and a background creating new pieces for these areas The ability to tell a story with words and then present those concepts to clients Project management skills and exceptional creative abilities Requirements:5+ years of experience as a designer or art director Bachelor’s degree (preferred in design or advertising) Up-to-date resume with samples of print, digital and broadcast Experience with the latest design software
Our client, a fast growing consumer product start up is seeking a Motion Graphics Designer to join a growing creative team. You will report to the Creative Director and will be designing motions graphics for short video ads and social media.Responsibilities:Work collaboratively across Content, Product, Advertising, Marketing and Design to provide high- quality motion graphics Design execution from start to finish and produce new and innovative motion design executions that grow our brand. Collaborate with production teams, video editors and producers to design and create custom motion graphics for social media and TV Streaming spots Create 2D motion graphics using icons, Illustrations, photos, and live action footage Help create video content strategies to reach new target demographics in various social media platformsSkills and Experience:3-7 years' motion graphics experience Must be able create visually strong pre-visualization elements like storyboards and style frames for communicating with the creative team. A reel demonstrating fluency in motions graphics, 2D animation, video editing, visual design and typography skills Team player able to execute high volume turnaround projects within deadlines Deep understanding of motion graphics, timing, sound, video editingDoes this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Our client, a top financial company located in downtown LA is looking to hire a UX Designer for a 12+ month assignment. This person will lead the creation of user experience strategy, interaction and interface design artifacts. They will need to collaborates with creative, product, technical and business stakeholders. Responsibilities:Leads in the creation of user requirements to inform experience strategy & design. Participates in defining, gathering and analyzing user data (qualitative, quantitative) to inform the user experience. Creates artifacts such as personas, scenarios, analyses (heuristic, task flow, journey maps, and analytics), navigation models and interface concepts. Designs solutions inclusive of user requirements, design patterns & best practices, technology trends and project requirements. Gathers and incorporates feedback from end users, project stakeholders, technical and design teams. Works with visual designers and writers to create final artifacts. Provides input to technical teams during development phase to ensure interactions are developed as designed. Monitors feedback and analytics to recommend and prioritize iterative improvements. Creates rapid prototypes to illustrate design and interaction concepts. Demonstrates advanced skills with industry standard prototyping software on Mac OS. Builds and maintains prototypes of key user flows, interactions and design specifications throughout the design and testing lifecycle. Leads the continuous improvement of user experience design principles, best practices and processes. Actively engages with user experience and related communities. Demonstrates currency with current and emerging trends and technologies; incorporates into user experience practice. Recommends and ensures consistent use of design patterns across digital properties. Utilizes appropriate iterative development methodologies.Skills and Experience:Demonstrates user experience leadership to the creative team. Provides thought leadership, expertise and mentorship to others. Initiates and leads projects to improve overall digital experience by continuously evaluating user behavior, design and structure. Partners with external vendors to influence and advocate for consistency and usability standards. Collaborates within team and other departments to leverage and share ideas and recommendations to apply broadly across multiple channels. Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of design and prototyping software and techniques on MAC OS Demonstrates the ability to lead projects of significant size and scope Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in broad areas relating to user experience, technology and design Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues for managers and team members; demonstrates sound judgment in resolving matters of moderate complexity Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders; strong grammar and syntax skills; strong presentation skills; strong inter-personal skills Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment; initiative to work and learn independently and proactively contribute to department goals; and ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with associates throughout the organization Requires 4-6 years of experience Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is seeking a PRODUCTION ARTIST for one of our financial clients in downtown LA. Candidates will work on print and digital design of charts, graphs and presentation materials. Must have advanced experience working in Powerpoint and Excel.SKILLS:Updates data, formatting, layout, design and content for print, PDF and presentation materials based on established templates in PowerPoint using the Seismic platform Updates and creates charts, graphs, templates, and exhibits to be used in communications materials, websites, and/or presentations May prepare presentation and notes files for use in meetings and webcasts May create layout and design for new materials following specified guidelines REQUIREMENTS:Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of the following software: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 (advanced), Microsoft Excel (intermediate; primarily charting), InDesign (CS 5.5) (advanced), Illustrator (intermediate; charting, infographics, and icons), PhotoShop (intermediate; photo retouching/manipulation) Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines. Demonstrates ability to collaborate with diverse working styles and with team members across business units; initiative to work and learn independently; proactively contribute to department goals; and ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with associates throughout the organization. Demonstrates the ability to learn new applications, as needed Demonstrates the ability to work within established brand guidelines Demonstrates a working knowledge of graphic design concepts and ability to apply it to work assignments Requires at least 3-5 years of experience working in a creative, corporate environment.