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Our client, a skincare company, is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team onsite for an ongoing, contract-role. Graphic Designer Responsibilities: Designing recurring assets such as emails, social media posts, banner ads, landing pages, sales aids and more. Fulfilling design requests from a variety of different departments across the organization as well as external brand partners. Partnering with international teams to prepare translated brand assets for print and web. Retouching photography for use in your designs. Ensuring adherence to strict brand guidelines throughout all designs. Graphic Designer Requirements: 3+ years of professional Graphic Design experience. BA degree in Graphic Design or related field of study. Demonstrated ability to execute design projects from conceptual stage through to final product. Ability to effectively communicate throughout entire design process and work cross functionally across various teams/departments. Innate eye for design with strengths in visual hierarchy and typography. Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Ability to retouch photography. Ability to shoot product photography/content for social posts strongly preferred! Does this sound like you? Apply today !
Onward Search has a new great opportunity with a big beauty client. This opportunity is for a freelance Presentation Designer who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City, NY. If you have impeccable PowerPoint skills and some background in beauty, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES String together and clean up 500+ slides. Create a template with the brand's font (Helvetica). Complete several edits. Uphold the brand's image and voice. Other responsibilities as needed. QUALIFICATIONS Beauty and/or fashion background is a major plus and highly preferred. Intimate knowledge of presentation programs (PowerPoint, Google Slides, Keynote, etc.). Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator). Strong ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a fantastic opportunity with a well-known Fortune 500 beauty client. Our client is seeking a freelance designer who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City, NY. The ideal candidate should have previous experience in the beauty and/or fashion industry. In this role, you will be designing companywide promotional and marketing materials. If this sounds like a fit, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES Design promotional materials (newsletters, evites, banners, presentations, etc.) that support the brands social channels, website and company intranet. Take part in retouching, resizing, and sourcing images for creative projects. Manage the graphics for multiple presentations and creative projects at once, with clients and team members located globally, while adhering to deadlines. Work closely with Creative Director as well as Senior Designer(s) in providing and implementing feedback daily. Support the Creative Team by creating innovative graphic design and typography solutions for both digital and print executions. Support post-production and filing of jobs by tagging, organizing, and uploading key visuals to the digital asset management system. Partner with cross-functional in-house teams to execute deadline-driven, fast-paced projects. Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure designs implemented align with the company’s daily initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent experience. Must have 2 to 3 years of experience in graphic design, web, and/or print. Proficiency in Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere), PowerPoint, and Keynote. Impeccable at designing for both digital and print environments. Strong knowledge and understanding of typography and layout. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities. Thrives in a creative and entrepreneurial environment. Independent, creative, and proactive thinker. Enthralled to be part of a tight-knit and growing team and industry. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a fantastic opportunity with a well-known Fortune 500 beauty client. Our client is seeking a freelance Senior Designer who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City, NY. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in the beauty industry and a modern clean aesthetic. If this sounds like you, keep reading and apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES Create a distinct visual language for the brand. Manage all visual design (photo and video editing) to match it to the brand. Deliver all print and digital assets that will be used to assist in communications efforts. Take part in resizing, retouching, and sourcing images for creative projects. Collaborate with Creative Director and oversee Junior Designer(s) with providing feedback on a daily basis. Work closely with and mentor junior creatives, guiding them to push their work to new levels. Produce innovative typography and graphic design solutions for both print and digital executions. Maintain up-to-date, clear, and well-designed library of image assets that can be repurposed at any time. Make this library accessible to the cross functional teams. Work closely with cross functional in-house teams to execute fast-paced, deadline-driven projects. Manage and maintain efficient workflow among the team. Provide encouragement and constructive feedback to the team. Actively seek out and recommend new best practice QUALIFICATIONS BFA in Graphic Design Must have at least 5 years of graphic design, print, and/or web experience in the luxury or fashion industry (beauty industry highly preferred). Strong portfolio that depicits previous design work. Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop and In Design). Comfortable with presentation formats (Keynote, PowerPoint). Strong understanding of typography and layout. Basic video editing skills required Strong sensibilities in typography, graphic design, and content design. Ability to be objective about own work and being aware that just because something looks good, it doesn't mean it is good. Ability to take feedback from colleagues.
Interactive Art Director
Onward Search has a new exciting freelance role with one of the biggest clients. This freelance role is for a Sr. Visual Designer / Art Director who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City, NY. Our client is looking for a candidate with a passion for creating simple, beautiful designs across digital channels. If you obsess over understanding the customer and their journey, enjoy creating flawless impactful designs, keep reading and apply now! RESPONSIBILITIES Conceptualize and execute creative solutions. Create stunning visuals for both print and digital media. Partner with creative directors to translate marketing and brand strategies into designs that render exquisitely across several brand channels. Work closely with copywriters to concept on projects. Understand the fine points of brand guidelines and adhere to their standards and rules. Help define a design system and language. Advocate the systems application across different products and platforms. Collaborate with account executives and project managers to meet established SLAs and deadlines. Provide advice on creative and technical recommendations and/or issues as needed to business partners. Take part in and lead creative meetings as necessary. Take part in design critiques and peer reviews. Emphasize continuous learning and growth Provide accurate timekeeping for work performed. QUALIFICATIONS Must have at least an Associate’s degree – Bachelor’s preferred – in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. Must have at least 6 years of design experience across multiple devices and platforms in a corporate or agency environment. Proficiency on Mac OS platform is a must. Impeccable knowledge of Adobe CC (including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), Sketch, and InVision. Comprehensive image research (photography and illustration) and photo-retouching skills. Strong understanding of the strategy and market dynamics of assigned product(s). Proven previous experience with wireframes, user flows, and prototypes. Demonstrated ability to think creatively and deliver marketable solutions in developing, conceiving, and producing tactics. Great taste and up to date knowledge of current design trends and visual content. Ability to effectively build and collect digital assets for output. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, an online personal styling service, is looking for a Web Designer with 4-5+ years of experience. This person will sit on the Digital Experience team. They will be working with their Sr. Web Designer and will be employee number #2 on their web design team on the Creative side. This person will be a partner to better support their Product Design team & digital marketers. This person should have a command of both brand design and web design, with a working knowledge of UX, ensuring both an appropriately branded and functional user experience in their work. Responsibilities: Design landing pages and user flows within the Stitch Fix brand identity through the presentation and interactivity of the product for all mobile, tablet and desktop views. Jump and help support the Re-brand efforts, work on website + app, revamping messaging strategy and visuals. This person should be familiar with UX and will consult the UX team on the projects They’ll be the expert in the brand/UI side, and will work incorporate the brand appropriately and the right amount of brand strategy in product and digital experience Experience: Familiarity with FIGMA and Sketch (in the process of transferring files from Sketch to Figma so ideally, they’re looking for someone who’s worked in both) eCommerce/retail experience is ideal My mobile first background is ideal! Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Lead Product Designer
Art Director / Designer (Pharma)
Our client, a leading global advertising agency, is seeking a Senior Designer / Art Director with Pharma advertising experience to join their team. This role begins on-site in NYC in early January. What you'll be doing: Working into the VP, ACD to deliver a range of client creative work across multiple brands as needed. Driving integrated creative work across print, collateral, digital and websites. Develop and design work including highly complicated layered comps for websites. Design for highly complex charts and tables. Lead creative presentations both internally and to clients. Provide hands-on creative expertise to your team's projects. Continuously look for opportunities to leverage new media in your creative concepts, keeping clients and the agency at the cutting edge. Inspire and rally the interagency team around your projects. Other tasks may apply. About you: 3-5 years of graphic design and art direction experience in an agency setting. 2+ years of Pharmaceutical advertising experience. Strong understanding of both HCP and DTC Pharma advertising including regulatory process. Must have expertise with Photoshop developing highly complex layered comp files for web. Must have expertise with developing tables in InDesign and charts in Illustrator. Experience with integrated creative development across digital, web and print. You have the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently. Expert knowledge of Mac software, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) and Keynote. You are extremely organized and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Solid portfolio of recent creative work, demonstrating your role in the process and execution. You can take direction, work with feedback and think of the greater project as well as the minute details. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a specialty apparel brand in Broward County is looking for a Sr. Retoucher to join their team on a freelance to fulltime basis, ASAP. The role will be onsite, 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday. The Sr. Retoucher is responsible for all aspects of image production including; workflow, accuracy, consistency and timely delivery of both print and online image assets, setting all best practices, SOPs, workflow guidelines and QA. this person will take part in color management training and mentoring to the retouching team, designers and production artists. Additionally, working hands-on, the Sr. Image Production Lead will oversee retouching of digital product and model shots for both print and digital use. Day-to-Day: Manage retouching team and retouching processes Assist team to manage workload to meet strict deadlines. Adjust image color to match product samples for print and digital. Composite studio imagery into lifestyle photos Edit product photography by creating clipping paths, drop shadows, reflections, adjusting color, and modify form factors. Continually evaluate industry best practices, technologies and standards Skills & Qualificaitons: Thorough knowledge of Mac OS. Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge. Prior experience in photo retouching including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management. Experience with digital post-production for print and web. MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Required Experience 2 year degree or equivalent 2+ years of Management; Experience training and supervising or mentoring a team Prior experience in photo retouching including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management. Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge Advance color management and color matching techniques. Extremely detail oriented with project management skills Don't miss out on this incredible opporutnity to get your foot in the door with an amazing brand. Apply today!
Senior UX Designer
Our client, a top financial services company located Downtown LA is looking to hire a Senior UX Designer. This person will assist in leading the creation of the user experience strategy, interaction and interface design. It would be ideal if this person has knowledge and practice of Atomic Design principles, design systems and interactive component libraries using the Sketch App. RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE: 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. Works with visual designers and writers to create final artifacts. Provides input to technical teams during the 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. Leads the continuous improvement of user experience design principles, best practices, and processes. Initiates and leads projects to improve the overall digital experience by continuously evaluating user behavior, design and structure. Partners with external vendors to influence and advocate for consistency and usability standards. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of design and prototyping software and techniques on MAC OS Must have experience creating interactive prototypes for user testing and development Strong visual design examples Financial industry experience a plus Requires 4-6 years of experience Professional UX Design and Process education or certification preferred Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!