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JOB DESCRIPTION: Our client, a top entertainment company located in El Segundo is looking to hire a UI Designer for a 12+ month assignment. The UI Designer will help drive the future design of entertainment products. You can understand complex design systems and are technically up to date with the latest workflows. RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE: Designs with a consistent process, starting with understanding the problem, followed by exhaustive explorations of solutions. Shows beautiful design solutions that are backed up by user and business needs. Work and presentation reflects a passion for user-centric design. Exhibits a strong understanding of the impact copy and motion has on the user experience. Work is driven by business, user, and technical needs. 5+ years of UI design. In-house is preferable, but will consider the right candidates coming from agency-side. Portfolio of original and breakthrough work with demonstrated documentation of those experiences. Strong communication and stakeholder management skills Have cross-platform design experiences (Web to Mobile to TV) you are technically fluent, comfortable working closely with engineering Expert knowledge of assets implementation standards on iOS, Android, and Web Proficiency in UI design tools such as Adobe XD, Sketch, Zeplin, and Abstract Prototyping experience with applications such as Principal, Flinto, Framer or Invision Experience working in an Agile environment Bachelor's degree in fine arts, design, or human-centered interaction or professional experience. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a top fashion company is looking to hire a Production Designer to add to their team. This person will support the Art Directors and be responsible for taking an established look and feel and blowing it out into additional deliverables both print and digital. Must have an excellent eye for design and strong production skills in a variety of media including print and digital. They will support the companies creative vision and enhance the customer experience through design. Projects include but are not limited to tech packs, packaging, marketing and publicity material as well as experiential from events to retail design. Ecommerce production experience is a plus. Responsibilities, Skills and Experience Required: Design graphics that communicate the brand’s desired messages in a style and tone that is precise, compelling and consistent with the brand. Regularly communicate with the Company’s creative services professionals and consultants to ensure needs are met and execution is accurate. Passionate about latest graphic design techniques, trends, styles and participate in learning and sharing of creative ideas and skills. Maximize the use of existing technology, create design efficiencies and evaluate design packages and tools. Ensure brand standards are maintained across all design deliverables. Manage packaging and printing jobs with vendors. Excellent technical aptitude and skills. Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, and successfully work under multiple deadlines set by different departments. Communicates effectively and professionally. 3+ years of graphic design and/or production artist experience. BA required Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a great new opportunity with a big client in New York City. This opportunity is for a Presentation Specialist that can start immediately onsite. In this role, you will produce creative and compelling materials for our internal and external clients. If you have advanced graphic skillset with the ability to efficiently and accurately create cost-effective products utilizing Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, then apply right now! RESPONSIBILITIES Intake of presentation and graphic design requests Ensure quality, timeliness, and overall client satisfaction Create, produce, edit, and annotate graphic designs, multimedia files and documents by specifications, using a variety of high-end graphics applications Manage and prioritize multiple deadlines Function independently with limited work direction Ensure the brand’s integrity while meeting internal clients' need for creative, professional, high-quality, and cost-effective graphic materials Create/edit/modify materials and become an expert in the Microsoft Office suite Receive feedback and apply this to continuous improvements in quality output, develop capabilities for innovation, and service excellence Develop knowledge of the deal process and banker roles in the interest of improving understanding of document requirements and of providing customer service excellence Understand quality and timeliness performance metrics, within the context of continuous improvement of quality and service Maintain a consistently high level of job accuracy and efficiency Maintain performance within established team procedures and policies QUALIFICATIONS Must have 4 to 6 years of professional experience in presentation design support at a corporate level Graphic Design and/or Corporate Communications degree preferred Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Positive attitude, professional, diplomatic, and approachable by teammates Experience and understanding in design concepts, visual communication, and infographic storytelling Flexibility and attention to detail Ability to follow instructions and accept feedback and direction Ability to work well with others in a high-pressure environment Working knowledge of Dreamweaver, Premiere, After Effects, Photography, ArcGIS, 3D Modeling, Illustration or Animation Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Junior Graphic Designer (luxury / lifestyle brand)
Luxury lifestyle startup is looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join the team on a temporary to permanent basis! You will be responsible for wearing many hats and helping a team translate ideas into design, with a high-level aesthetic and ensuring consistency. With a growing creative team, their goal is to create engaging, captivating assets in a collaborative setting working closely with other designers, art directors, copywriters, etc. Role & Responsibilities: 1+ year experience as a Graphic Designer working in a collaborative environment on marketing design assets and campaigns. Strong sense of type, color, photography Passion for ideas and translating those ideas into designs while maintaining brand consistency and accuracy throughout. Ability to effectively juggle timelines and deadlines with tight turnaround periods. Adobe Creative Suite Agency experience and Motion Graphics/After Effects is a plus! Design (or related) degree Curious mindset
Digital Designer / Developer
Our client, an insurance company, is seeking a Digital Designer/Developer with a holistic understanding of digital marketing and an interest in marketing automation and lead generation. This person will be in a dynamic and ever-changing position that requires a broad range of digital design, front-end programming digital communication, and management skills. He or she will effectively collaborate with agency partners, department management, cross-company business units and IT to strategize and execute website changes and digital campaigns for consumers, agents, and customers. Corporate Website and SEO strategy and execution: Drive year over year organic traffic and lead growth. Help define and execute corporate website strategy and design, including site architecture, navigation, personalization and user interface. Manage corporate website development work, creative assets, site maintenance, and analytics tracking. Work with an SEO agency to execute the SEO technical strategy. Collaborate with internal and agency partners to ensure content is optimized for SEO. Utilize a web content management system (CMS) to manage the corporate website. Create CMS templates and components to support the timely publishing of content in support of the annual content calendar. Design and develop semantic HTML5 and CSS3 responsive user interfaces and pages that work across multiple devices and are optimized for page speed. Ensure proper page and campaign tracking is implemented to track the effectiveness of the SEO and Content Marketing strategy. Design, code, test, and deploy responsive HTML landing pages and corporate website pages. Collaborate with IT to implement lead capture forms for various products and privacy preferences. Work with internal stakeholders (Product, Claims, Underwriting, HC, etc.) to update and maintain website content. Establish publishing workflows inside the CMS to support internal governance. Ensure quality assurance and establish user acceptance testing across all browsers. Support the implementation of Do Not Track, CCPA and Accessibility compliance. Publish new SEO-optimized content to the corporate website blog pages. Research best practices, web development strategies, and technology to enhance the company's digital environment and presence. Work with an SEO agency to audit existing content and structure and execute organic SEO recommendations, such as optimized page titles, meta descriptions, schema markup, and alt tags. Execute recommended changes to website architecture and content linking. Digital Campaign Management Execute various campaigns that support department KPIs. Utilize landing pages, email and direct mail marketing automation that support multiple, and sometimes concurrent, digital advertising campaigns and sponsorship promotions focused on quote or form submission, quote retrieval, and conversion. Make testing and workflow recommendations for improving the effectiveness of campaigns. Specific responsibilities include the following: Work alongside the Director of Brand Experience to design comprehensive marketing strategies that increase revenue and enhance brand awareness. Manage the implementation of marketing automation technology Own the full life-cycle of an email campaign from idea to testing, executing and optimization. Provide ad hoc reporting as required. Manage subscriber lists and maintain database hygiene. Develop and execute integrated automation campaigns including segmentation, A/B testing, and optimization. Ensure CAN-SPAM email deliverability best practices compliance. Identify, develop and execute cross-channel marketing opportunities. Implement responsive landing page coding (HTML, CSS, JQuery) and form integration with advanced processing rules. Create and manage automation (triggers) and drip campaigns to increase engagement rates and lifetime values of long-term and short-term campaigns. Ensure all email coding is thoroughly tested across current devices, email clients and browsers. Oversee Brand and Production Design Ensure digital marketing initiatives are brand-appropriate and working to elevate the brand. Create web graphics and digital assets consistent with the brand’s image and guidelines. Create iconography as needed. Design and execute email marketing campaigns and templates. Photoshop Editing. Edit and optimize images for the web. Skills and Experience: 5 years of responsive web and email design 3-5 years HTML5, CSS3, Responsive/Adaptive design, E-mail HTML, Adobe Creative Suite and Figma experience 3 years of marketing automation experience 3 years of content management experience Knowledge of search engine optimization best-practices Project management experience Creative and results-oriented work style Natural leadership skills Advanced knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, and InDesign Reporting and analysis experience of email marketing campaigns, and web analytics using Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics Microsoft Office Dynamic Tag Management (Adobe Launch a plus) Working knowledge of content management systems (Crownpeak a plus) Working knowledge of marketing automation platforms (Adobe Campaign a plus) for B2B and B2C audiences Working knowledge of testing platforms (Oracle Maxymiser a plus) Advanced working knowledge of sales conversion strategies Comfortable managing multiple projects simultaneously Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively within defined timelines Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or web development. 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UI/UX Production Designer
Our client, a Digital Entertainment Company, is seeking a UI/UX Production Designer for a freelance opportunity. You will report to the Executive UX Design Director and be responsible for: champion the art of UX production design for sports, news and entertainment brands across all consumer products including web, mobile, and set-top box devices. Being in a highly visible role is the go-to source for UX production (UI scenarios, design systems, platform translations) and will interface with internal teams such as product, marketing, content operations, and technology. Execute UI/UX production design for the entire design team covering a wide gamut of platforms and devices including web, apps and 10ft devices. Taking the vision and concept of an interface to actual functional details, fleshing out all missing states and scenarios working with design leads to help build all needed UI permutations, all of which are critical for development handoff. Ensuring there are quality and consistency across the board, every feature and pattern produced, no matter its scale or how many devices it touches, has to follow a consistent high-level set of design standards, principles, and expectations. Put together plans/checklists outlining UX Production workloads; providing estimates for completion to our design project manager. Provide daily UX production status to your leads, coordinating, getting clarification and daily direction to make sure UX design deliverables are on schedule. Perform design QA; making sure all UI states are built to spec and that design patterns are being implemented correctly by both Product and Development teams. Bringing great knowledge and understanding of the basic building blocks for great design including typography, color, layout, interaction, problem-solving, and usability. Support the design team where possible helping gathers requirements, deliverables, supply UI scenario ideas, crosscheck project direction with leads and management to improve efficiencies and performance. Musts: 4-7 years experience ideally in an agency setting and/or within entertainment or sports networks/content Solid understanding of UX and Digital Production design understanding what it takes to achieve attractive and effective user-centric solutions. Experience working with or have had experience building design systems, style guides or blue lines. Master with Sketch but you also have a great grasp of Adobe CS software (PS, IA, XD) and other UX tools like Abstract, Zeplin, LucidChart, or Gallery. Prototyping experience and/or knowledge are required having previously have built or have helped build prototypes for testing or review purposes. Extremely detailed-oriented bringing light any design process, function or step during any project planning session or meeting. Keep track of projects, timelines, deadlines and requirements with ease. Proactive, follow direction and process where need be, but can also formulate a production plan when there is a void/gap in direction. Well-versed in the latest technologies and industry trends (from iOS, to Roku to responsive web). Strong communication skills from drafting emails, responding on Slack to verbally communicating possessing the skills to professionally and effectively communicate information to any team member. Experience working with application development teams is a plus Specific software knowledge for FramerX, Invision, Principle, Abstract is a plus Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Environmental Design Director (Experiential/Event)
Our client, a boutique creative experiential agency, is looking for an Environmental Design Director to join their team. This role begins on site in NYC as soon as possible. What you'll be doing: Leading a team of 5-6 Environmental Designers in the execution of best in class experiential / event designs. Partner with the Creative Director to understand the vision of all projects and help bring them to live. Execute along side your team as a hands-on designer. Work with the Production team to ensure that all designs are brought to life as intended by the client, Creative Director and the Design team. Build your designs into presentations to be sold to clients. Attend client meetings and present your designs. Lead resourcing for the growth of the design team as well as sourcing and managing freelancers. Other tasks may apply. About you: 5-8 years of experience with Environmental Design for Events/Experiential. Prior experience managing junior designers. Ability to work as a hands-on member of the design team as well as lead a group of designers to execute. Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite and working knowledge of SketchUp. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Designer - Print / Layout
Our client, a large corporate real estate company located in Santa Monica is looking for a long-term temp Layout Designer. This role will be responsible for a high volume of collateral and publication design in a fast-paced environment. This candidate will be responsible for the layout and book design of high-end presentation books and real estate sales materials. Responsibilities and skills required: Must have strong layout, design, production and skills. Ability to design in Word and skilled in Adobe InDesign is important. Requires strong attention to detail and ability to proof their own work. Strong organization skills are critical due to dealing with large data sets and files. We are looking for 3+ years of professional experience. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to find a solid company to call home. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a cosmetics & beauty company, is looking for a Production Designer 2-3 years of experience. This Production Designer duties and responsibilities are 75% digital and 25% print. This includes assisting with the production of both print (catalog, packaging labels, training manuals, and event and retail collateral) and digital assets (email, web, social), coordination of digital file transfers, correspondence with vendors as needed, and assisting creative team with building and maintaining server and managing assets. Responsibilities Partner with creative team to support digital and print execution of campaigns across all channels Use production best practices for creating clean and precise print and digital files Support creative team in maintaining files on serve, organizing assets, and upholding brand guidelines Key competencies Detail oriented Expert knowledge in the preparation of production-ready print and digital files Strong organization skills Expert level computer skills in relevant design software Work independently Demonstrated ability to actively participate and collaborate with team Provide fresh ideas to solve marketing problems and drive efficiencies. Open to feedback. Helps define and enforce brand style guidelines. Customer Service - works well with customers (internal/external); promotes a positive image of the company; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments; strives to solve issues raised by customers. Teamwork - values the input and know-how of other employees; asks for help, when needed; offers help to other employees, when needed; builds trust and respect among fellow employees; takes actions that demonstrate consideration for the feelings and needs of others; works with other departments toward a common goal. Experience At least 3 years experience working in production with an inhouse team or design agency. Bachelor’s Degree in graphic or web design-related discipline is preferred. Skills Expert level skills with web design and development applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and experience with the current version of the Adobe Creative Suite. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
2D Motion Designer/ Video Editor - Social Content Production
Our client, a creative and design agency specializing in entertainment marketing advertising campaigns, key art development, video shoots and campaign production is seeking a 2D Motion Designer/ Video Editor to join the Social Content/Production team. Responsibilities: Work with client-provided direction and assets to create short duration 5-30 second ads for mobile video platforms When necessary, source or create additional assets to augment client files, including graphics, illustrations, photography, music, VO, etc. Work with client and in-house creative team to develop long form videos and sizzle reels which may include art direction, shoot direction, video editing, sound design and motion graphics Musts: 3-5 years experience in ad creation and production, at an advertising agency or in-house entertainment company with a Portfolio with short form video ad creation Strong After Effects and Adobe Premiere skills Comfortable concepting with raw assets and working hands-on to final file creation Strong eye for design and typography and able to work comfortably in Photoshop and Illustrator Familiar and comfortable working in a fast-paced production environment Collaborative team player and a strong communicator