Design / Art Direction Jobs
We connect you to the best design and art direction jobs at leading companies and digital agencies.
Web Production Designer
Our client, a top health/fitness company, is looking for a Web Production Designer for a 4+ month contract. JOB DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate for this role is obsessed with details and loves to keep a good organized system. You’ll be working with the web team to help design and produce global online assets. Responsible for creating basic web graphics, copy layouts while processing images and backgrounds for online. SKILLS + EXPERIENCE: 2-5 years of experience in design (visual and UI) Serious skills in the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch, working knowledge of InVision Understanding of the latest digital design trends Experience designing for web, mobile and responsive (eCommerce a plus) and how web development works Understanding of how to export and delivery web files for best resolution and size Insane work ethic and even better sense of humor Positive attitude and solid sense of humor
Our client, a top health/fitness company, is looking for a Visual Designer for a 5 Month Contract. JOB DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate for this role is an enthusiastic, collaborative person with a great work ethic and a whole lot of attention to detail. Someone who brings their A-game every day, is ready to learn and will do everything it takes to get the job done. SKILLS + REQUIREMENTS: 5 years of experience designing for web and mobile Skills in Sketch and the Adobe Creative Suite Strong visual design sense and a keen eye for detail Understanding of the latest design trends Solid work ethic and an even better sense of humor Ability to present creative and manage multiple projects at once Positive attitude and solid sense of humor
Our client, a top health/fitness company, is looking for a Visual Designer for a 5 Month Contract. JOB DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate for this role is an imaginative, collaborative person with fresh ideas and the ability to bring them to life with very little time, very little direction and a whole lot of attention to detail. Someone who brings their A-game every day, shines under pressure and thinks outside the box—especially within the confines of a box. If you freaking love design, really like a fast-paced workplace, have a crush on the internet and think Proxima Nova is at least ok, let’s talk. SKILLS + EXPERIENCE: 7 years of experience in design (visual and UI) Serious skills in the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch, working knowledge of InVision Understanding of the latest digital design trends Experience designing beautiful experiences for web, mobile and responsive (eCommerce a plus) under large global brands Understanding of how to export and delivery web files Insane work ethic and even better sense of humor Strong visual design sense and keen eye for detail Ability to present and sell creative Positive attitude and solid sense of humor BONUS: Prototyping experience Agency experience
Onward Search has an exciting Visual Designer opportunity with a premier financial client in Palo Alto. This candidate will be joining a mobile development team to create visuals and brand feel for a new application. You will be working with UX Designers and the Development team, so working cross functionally is a key component. This opportunity will start as a remote opportunity for the foreseeable future, but with the intention of eventually going back on site so you must be local. If you're interested in hearing more, apply today! Responsibilities: Participate in the full design process from user research, concept creation, story boarding, interaction design and visual design You will work closely with the leadership team to translate business strategy into compelling visual artifacts You will collaborate with an experienced agency to create a brand identity for the new venture. You will translate this brand identity to a visual system for all touchpoints both online and offline, to customers, stakeholders and general public! You will express your creativity through authentic storytelling and attractive artifacts such as posters, infographics, posters, videos etc. You will create high quality keynote and Powerpoint presentations to be used internally and externally Requirements: Recently completed or working towards a degree in graphic design, visual design, or other related fields An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience Familiarity with design thinking and service design Ability to communicate abstract design concepts visually, in a beautiful, clear and engaging manner Proficiency with design tools (i.e. Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Axure) Understanding of UX design principles and ability to apply design principles in a user interface context Ability to collaborate across various functional areas in the organizations and make the case for change through design Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Unity and Unreal Engine 4 Programmer
Our client, a private gaming development firm based in Los Angeles creating engaging game experiences for gamers of all ages and for all types of devices. Description: Looking for a Junior to Mid-level UE4 and/or Unity programmer to work on an ongoing game project. Candidates must be comfortable receiving direction, adding in their own creativity, and working among other dev teams. Responsibilities: Work with the creative & art teams to implement and match the visual style specifications based on the project design blueprint. Clearly communicate project updates or issues when they arise Process & breakdown high level tasks into smaller chunks while sticking to the project timeline. Work well with others among inter-company teams Qualifications: 1+ years of development experience on Unity or Unreal Engine 4 Experience working on shipped projects Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and timelines also a positive Unity3D and C# coding experience
Lead Unreal Engine Developer
Our, client a private gaming development firm based in Los Angeles is creating engaging game experiences for gamers of all ages and for all types of devices. Description: Looking for a Sr. UE4 programmer to work on a new project. Candidates must be comfortable leading projects and developer teams. Candidate will also be looked at to help onboard Jr. programmers and be able to accurately project and timing requirements with other lead programmers. Responsibilities: Work with the creative & art teams to implement and match the visual style specifications based on the project design blueprint. Clearly communicate project updates or issues when they arise Process & breakdown high level tasks into smaller chunks while sticking to the project timeline. Work well with others among inter-company teams Qualifications: 2+ years of development experience on Unreal Engine 4 Experience contributing on multiple shipped projects Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and timelines also a positive Unity and C++ coding experience Additional Information: All Candidate information will be confidential according to EEO guidelines
Senior Gaming Network Programmer
Our client, a private gaming development firm based in Los Angeles, California creating engaging game experiences for gamers of all ages and for all types of devices! Description: Client is looking for a Sr. Network Programmer for a multiplayer game. The role will deal with the design and gaming architecture of a multiplayer platform as well as manage object syncing within gameplay. Responsibilities: Design a multiplayer system following the specification of the game design Collaborate with fellow gameplay programmers, planning and implementing object syncing across different networking environments Collaborate with production, design, and engineering teams to determine game specifications and requirements Communicate any updates, issues, and feedback to managers Maintain a knowledge of all aspects of how online multiplayer gaming is evolving across different systems/platforms Qualifications: 4+ years of experience working in the video game industry. Prior experience working on network & multiplayer game programming using the following languages: C / C++ / C# Understanding of network protocols like: TCP & UDP Development experience on: XBox1, PS4, and Switch Development experience with UE4/Unity Additional Info: All Candidate information is kept confidential according to the EEO guidelines
Our client is an elearning software provder to looking for an Instructional Designer to join their team for a long term contract opportunity! Responsibilities: Subject matter experts and technical specialists to develop creative learning design deliverables and content including learning objectives, assessments, content plans, activities, media items, and learner interactions Apply best practices and current thinking from learning science and educational technology to create highly effective, engaging learning experiences Gather data to validate and refine learning design choices prior to and following release With guidance from Senior team members, analyze learning-related challenges and opportunities including learning propositions, learning goals, key differentiators, learner personas, and metrics of learner success Support senior team members in working with client stakeholders and interdisciplinary team members on educational strategy, ideation, evaluation, project planning, and implementation Build learning experiences on a variety of LMSs Execute project-related research tasks to inform or support learning design decisions Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of experience designing learning experiences, or Master's degree in a related field Experience working directly with faculty or subject matter experts to manage their contributions and diplomatically align their perspective and thinking to best serve project needs Strong collaborator and communicator capable of working closely with colleagues to achieve project objectives in a fast-paced environment Demonstrated comfort with ambiguity, flexible mindset, and ability to work with autonomy to deliver on precise deadlines Current knowledge of best practices, processes, and recent developments in educational technology and learning science Familiarity witha variety of modern tools and technologies used in formal and informal learning settings (e.g. LMS’s, collaboration tools, assessment tools, mobile learning) Basic understanding of front-end design and development techniques (UX principles, wireframing, HTML, etc.) (Preferred) Experience working for a services or consulting organization; experience working in higher education and non-higher education settings; experience with user experience design and learner testing; familiarity with principles and processes of human centered design If interested apply today!
Our client, an entertainment studio, is seeking a Production Designer to join the Digital Display Marketing team. You will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for: Work with the art director and the production team to execute the artwork for shows across many different platforms and sizes while maintaining the integrity of the brand Utilize our production templates and specifications set forth by our production team in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to prioritize work and to meet deadlines Able to demonstrate the fullest understanding of graphic design, layout design and typography Take creative direction well and implement accordingly within set guidelines and parameters Musts: 3-5 years of experience in a digital agency setting or in a high-volume organization working in photo editing, graphic design and production experience Must be proficient in web graphic content design using Adobe Suite CC programs such as: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat and non Adobe Suite programs such as Sketch, PowerPoint or Keynote – able to make presentation templates Skilled in masking out people from background images and including masking out complicated hair. Must be an expert in image manipulation and color correction. Must have highly advanced cloning skills with the ability to extend and build backgrounds to existing images which are pixel perfect Extremely detail and solution oriented with strong listening and communication skills Excels in a fast-paced environment and is proactive and self-managing Ability to switch gears from project to project, as deadlines shift Must be organized in creating graphics and file naming conventions Works well within a team and likes to collaborate with others Love and passion for the web, apps, design, and technology – a true student to the industry that keeps up on latest design trends and functionality
Onward Search is looking for a VFX Artist to join our client in the gaming industry. As a VFX artist, you will be responsible for creating realistic and visually believable real-time effects for the game. Your work will breathe life into the game world and create a more immersive experience for the user. Responsibilities: Create stunning VFX for the sim, including but not limited to: environmental VFX, weather effects, backfires, fireworks, and other various effects that combine to create the impression of a fully immersive real world Prototype effect ideas while striving to innovate the effect process Create 3D and 2D assets for use in your effects Work directly with in-engine shader tuning Extensive use of PopcornFX, the middleware particle system we’ve integrated with our sim Optimize effects to run efficiently within the game while maintaining high quality standards Partner closely with the team Art Director, Technical Art Director, engineering and other artists to come up with creative solutions to VFX requests Ability to be a generalist and tackle multiple facets of a project Collaborate with other FX artists to share techniques, assets and ideas Identify and recommend new effects, techniques, and ways to improve the sim Work with a dedicated team who is passionate about what they do Qualifications: 3+ years experience as a professional game developer Extensive use of PopcornFX (or equivalent VFX product) Experience working within a game engine to tune visual effects Understanding of VFX asset costs and impact on performance Strong understanding of how to create photo realistic effects A good understanding of physics, motion and animation techniques Mastery of software packages needed to create the artwork that supports these effects, such as Substance Designer, Substance Painter, Maya, 3DS Max, and Photoshop Technically and creatively inclined with a strong artistic vision Experience with Python and VEX a plus BFA in the arts, or equivalent art training a plus