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Our client, a nationally recognized sports team and brand, is seeking an Art Director to join their team on a freelance to full-time basis. This role is 40 hours/week and onsite at their HQ in South FL. The Art Director will lead the creative team in the creation and execution of marketing and campaign assets through print media, digital, and editorial. Day-to-Day: Conducts weekly production meetings with the creative team to ensure a cohesive visual brand statement across all channels, including brand merchandising and marketing. Works closely with senior leadership on strategic marketing plans and creative executions Oversees and executes projects from concept through delivery Follow tight deadlines and production schedules while maintaining projects within budget Lead presentations and meetings when presenting creative concepts and work on behalf of the creative team Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Creative, Advertising or Marketing field 3-5 years in previous Art Director role Expert skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, Bridge, After Effects, etc.) and best practices Sketch (or comparable prototyping software) and InVision knowledge Raw Image Processes, Creative Image Editing, and best practices while working with digital image assets Does this sound like you, apply today
Graphic Design/Art Director
Our client, a design studio NW of LA, is seeking a Graphic Designer with a multitude of skills. This position covers the gamut in terms of projects from presentations to product sheets to digital banner ads. This studio runs like an internal creative team within a marketing department, so the client requests come in without regard to who does what best - each designer can take on any project. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: Work well with clients directly at times as well as internal project management team Create a thought-provoking design for a variety of campaigns that elevate the client's brand Able to jump into a variety of stages of design and production in a variety of mediums for print, digital and more Create 360 campaigns that are comprehensive Bring a fresh perspective and ideas to the table Open to working with a client who has a lot of requirements that need to be adhered to Learn quickly the processes and restrictions that come with this client in order to be compliant from the start Ensure brand consistency Be a solution finder for the visual requests of the client Ensure that all work produced is to a suitably high standard and within brand guidelines and specifications. QUALIFICATIONS: BA in Digital Arts/Graphic Design (or other related fields) or equivalent years of experience 2-4 years of relevant work experience in the graphic design industry Excellent design knowledge and application. Exceptional visual troubleshooting skills. Ability to storyboard, comp visual ideas within the creative process. Conceptual creative and production skills with a good understanding of layout principles, aesthetic design concepts, and typography. Experience creating campaigns and extending the look and feel through various marketing materials. Able to complete tasks within tight schedules and under strict layout controls. Strong verbal communication skills; dependable, detail-oriented, and well organized. Strong presentation skills. Proven skills in the latest Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint Web design experience is a plus. Experience working in both in an agency and/or corporate environment preferred. Motivated, organized, and flexible. Work well in a small team environment. Pharma experience preferred Does this sound like you, apply today!
Our client in Boston is looking to bring on an Art Director who is highly experienced in digital art direction and can design across all mediums! Ideally, this person has an agency background and 3+ years of experience. Responsibilities: Ensure timeline and accuracy of creative projects. Manage the visual execution as directed and outlined by the Creative Director. Prepare shoot reference materials. Select materials for projects and provide information for other responsible project parties Partner with various teams and review project production factors. Participate in meetings to ensure all parties are clear on objectives and project steps. Works with clients and their requests by presenting layouts, storyboards, and illustrations. Improve design qualities per request. Qualifications: Prior experience in an agency environment as an Art Director Degree in Graphic or Visual Design Expert knowledge and use of Adobe Creative Suite & Sketch Strong verbal and visual communication skills Strong presentation skills Does this sound like an opportunity you would like to explore? Please apply today!
Grpahic and Signage Designer
Our client is a Fortune 500 organization with offices in the northern suburbs. They are seeking a Digital Signage Design & Deployment Specialist who will be tasked with designing, integrating, scheduling, and deploying new signage templates utilizing the enterprise digital signage platform. Should be focused continuously on self-produced fresh content, new template designs will include live data integration in the form of CSV files, and RSS feeds, requiring knowledge of those workstreams and proper testing protocols. Additionally, the role will provide the first-line customer support and troubleshooting necessary to keep this growing platform operational, working directly with end-users across the globe. Specific responsibilities for this assignment: Support daily operations of the enterprise digital signage network of signs using a robust vendor software platform, which includes: Designing, deploying, and managing visual communication applications across the digital signage network. Preparing media players for deployment Troubleshooting of media players and content playlists Developing job aids and documentation Training business, unit content managers to manage local content Advanced graphic design skills to facilitate the development of new digital signage content Requirements: Experience with digital sign content management system(s) Advanced level of knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software applications (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects) Secure to the excellent technical aptitude to quickly learn new applications Familiarity with XML and XSL style sheets Intermediate understanding of new media visual technologies and presentation best practices using all display types and resolutions Ability to develop technical documentation/job aids and to train others on the use of an application Excellent project management skills with the ability to plan, organize, monitor and control projects to achieve objectives Ability to collaborate and work successfully on cross-functional teams Strong oral and written communication skills Experience with Office 365 Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Production Designer
Our client, a live entertainment advertising agency, is seeking an Integrated Production Designer with experience across digital, print and production design for a 1-3 week project. This role begins as soon as TODAY, on-site in NYC. What you'll be doing: Driving production design for assets across print, digital, web, social, etc. Design branding and key art at the concept level, getting your hands dirty with design when needed. Ensure creative and brand translates across all touchpoints (digital, OOH, TV/Video, Print, and Social). Compensation for creative executions as needed. Review materials from the team to ensure messaging are on-brand and are of the highest quality. Utilize your experience to provide support to the team around you. Create and champion style guides. Other tasks may apply. About you: 3+ years in an agency design setting having held the position of a Designer or Production Designer across integrated mediums (print, digital, video, web, etc.) Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with poster art and production design for print are needed. Great internal and client presentation skills. Have worked in a collaborative setting partnering with digital, TV/Video and media team. Strong portfolio of product design and conceptual design projects. Does this sound like you apply today!
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Copywriter for a 12-month contract to hire position working with one of our top clients in Chicago, IL. This person works directly and collaboratively with members of the creative team and business partners to develop and produce effective communications. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Day to Day Overview: Demonstrates expert knowledge of advertising and marketing trends and translates business intent into creative strategies and executions that market products effectively. Demonstrates understanding of intended audience; interprets market research and test results and can use findings to focus targeted marketing messages. Facilitates brainstorm sessions; recognizes ideas that should go forward. Writes, concise, informative, and engaging copy and persuasively communicates creative ideas and rationale. Monitors projects to ensure creative intent is not diluted. Web, mobile, and social experience a plus. Experience: 4-year degree in communications, creative writing, journalism, or similar discipline. 6+ years of writing experience (Financial Services experience, preferred). Portfolio demonstrates a variety of experience with national advertising or marketing campaigns: annual reports, broadcast, print, and web. Industry Knowledge: Direct Mail and/or web experience required within any industry Brings processes, technology, or people solutions to the table concerning the design or print process. Proven ability to coach and challenge design team to improve the effectiveness of creative Considered a bonus if you have: Working knowledge of MS Word, InDesign and Acrobat preferred Apply today to learn more about this job!
Associate Creative Director
Our client, a content and design studio, is looking for an Associate Creative Director focusing on an active sports brand. You will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for leading a team and projects creating visual concepts and the implementation of graphic concepts for digital and mobile platforms directing and being hands-on as needed Musts: 8-10 years total experience with min have at least 2+ year’s experience as art director for a consumer brand or agency account with emphasis on digital and mobile platforms, Must have worked as a member of a creative team as a designer with great storytellers and copywriters. Demonstrated Personal passion for visual and creative storytelling. Demonstrated dedication to a long-term craft or personal pursuit positive and willing to accept wild challenges with vigor, vigilance and persistence. Obsess over the big picture and get the details right. Track record of finishing long term, complex projects from inception to delivery, optimization and reinvention. Expert in photoshop, illustrator, motion and visual presentation platforms. Proficient in html, video editing platforms. Plus to have: Webflow, After Effects experience Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a content and design studio, is looking for an Art Director focusing on an active sports brand. You will report to the Associate Creative Director and be responsible for leading projects creating visual concepts and the implementation of graphic concepts for digital and mobile platforms. Musts: 5-7 years experience with at least 2+ years as a Sr. Designer level for a consumer brand or agency account with emphasis on digital and mobile platforms. Must be hands on, leading design by example. Must have worked as a member of a creative team as a designer with great storytellers and copywriters. Demonstrated Personal passion for visual and creative storytelling. Demonstrated dedication to a long-term craft or personal pursuit. Must be wildly positive and willing to accept wild challenges with vigor, vigilance and persistence. Obsess over the big picture and get the details right. Track record of finishing long term, complex projects from inception to delivery, optimization and reinvention. Expert in photoshop, illustrator, motion and visual presentation platforms. Proficient in html, video editing platforms. Plus to have: Webflow, After Effects experience Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Print Designer
Our client, a tv network, is looking for a Sr Print Designer to join the team. You will report to the SVP and be responsible for: Working on conceptualizing, design, and execute print design solutions consistent with the existing brand guidelines creating from concept to completion. Responsible for maintaining the brand identity while also, ensuring that the brand evolves in an appropriate and dynamic manner using fresh and creative approaches to design challenges. Identify new creative directions for the ongoing evolution of the brand. Ensures that final creative output provides the design solutions necessary to accommodate all print platforms and requests. Effectively partner with peers, direct reports and internal clients to ensure work meets creative and strategic standards appropriate to the target audiences and brand. Effectively manages internal production of projects and outside vendor production to ensure timely delivery. Musts: College Degree/Art School preferred 5-7 years of experience of print design in brand supported role. Successful experience working well within budget and deadline parameters. Proven track record in developing creative print solutions for other broadcast/cable networks or design firms. Demonstrates an ongoing desire to keep updated on the latest trends in creative craft and technical skills. Is known to be an excellent and articulate communicator, collaborator, and partner. Showcases a spirit of team building vs. turf building working style. Ability to showcase diplomatic skills in the face of the unpredictable response with a “can do” attitude to tight turnaround deadlines. Self-motivated with the ability to work independently experienced in working in a fast-paced environment. Advanced expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop Specialist technical, organizational, communication skills, and works well in a collaborative team environment. Exceptionally creative typographical skills a must! Must have a strong artistic approach to design with an eye for detail. Does this sound like you? Apply today!