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Onward Search is on the hunt for a UI Designer to join our Entertainment client for a 1-2 year onsite contract position with potential to go perm. You will work as part of the UI / UX team and be responsible for product design across mobile, web, and tablet. You will help support the current and next-generation design of our client's multi-platform entertainment properties. UI Designer Responsibilities Include: Working with UX and UI design leads to build high-quality user-centered solutions. Brainstorming ideation, rapid-prototyping, and other problem-solving. Designing UI comps that reflect sound UX thinking. Working with internal user research teams to support usability and focus group test plans and prototype support. UI Designers Requirements: 3+ years of experience in Digital Design with a preference for candidates who have strong UI / Product Design skills. Must have a strong understanding/foundation in UX fundamentals, being able to articulate user flows and user-focused design principles. Prefer candidates who have experience in user-centered design, user requirements/ analysis, and use research to make UI decisions. Must have a portfolio demonstrating exceptional design skills in entertainment/ consumer electronics or similar industries. Must have a cross-platform experience that demonstrates the ability to innovate across multiple touch-points. Must be able to sketch quickly and fluidly, ideas on paper, whiteboards, etc... Must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite. It is a plus if you have After Effects experience. Apply now to learn more!
Entertainment StyleGuide Designer
Our Boutique design firm is seeking a STYLEGUIDE DESIGNER to create a style guide with a futuristic, modern feel for an upcoming feature film. You will have a portfolio with a few style guides you've created for other clients. Entertainment preferred. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: Entertainment style guide experience Fast-pace, small office Expert Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop Resourceful Must be onsite
Our client, a luxury mobility company, is looking for a UI/Visual Designer with 3-5+ years of experience. They are looking for a full-time UI Designer with a strong passion for creating amazing experiences in the digital space and an equally strong interest in the future of User Experience in the next-generation connected cars. Responsibilities: Help define the visual language and interaction model for the product's infotainment system and mobile app Collaborate constructively with designers, engineers, researchers, and external partners Develop high level and/or detailed GUI, wireframes, and motion graphics to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas Develop a design style guide for UX and usability testing as needed Sketch with hand or tablet for High-level concept to articulate stories Experience: 3-5+ years of experience in mobile, product, interaction, or information design Portfolio demonstrating exceptional visual communication/ interaction design experience with motion graphics Be a taste maker Extremely detailed in visual Experience building prototypes Expert knowledge of design tools (Sketch, 3D, Adobe suite, etc. – whatever makes you the most effective designer) Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills Experience designing in automotive interfaces or applications is a huge plus, but ABSOLUTELY NOT REQUIRED BA/BS in Design (Human Interaction, User Experience, graphic, product, industrial, etc.), HCI, or equivalent related experience. BONUS POINTS: Experience with Luxury Automotive Brands Experience with Luxury Products in the US, EU, and China Voice user interaction experience a plus Crafting a high-level visual concept for Consumer Electronic Products a plus Experience creating multi-lingual digital product interface Experience in shipping products a HUGE plus Apply to learn more today!
Onward Search is on the hunt for an Integrated Graphic Designer to join the team of a wellness/beauty company. You will report to the Creative Director and will work on a variety of projects from concept to delivery. Responsibilities: Designing a wide range of projects such as packaging, retail environment, branding, and graphic design for print, digital, and social Overseeing post-production, pre-press, and press including retouching, and color correction Packaging files so they are print-ready Skills and Experience: 3-5 years of graphic design experience, in-house or agency Experience with pre-press and press Sophisticated sense of typography, understanding its relevance to good design both online and offline Working knowledge of web design, HTML, and ability to work with web developers Great communication skills Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite. Motion graphics skills are a plus (Premiere Pro and/or After Effects) Detail-oriented and the ability to multi-task Learn more by applying today!
Onward Search is on the hunt for an Integrated Graphic Designer to join the team of a wellness/beauty company. You will report to the Creative Director and will work on a variety of projects from concept to delivery. Responsibilities: Designing a wide range of projects such as packaging, retail environment, branding, and graphic design for print, digital, and social Overseeing post-production, pre-press, and press including retouching, and color correction Packaging files so they are print-ready Skills and Experience: 3-5 years of graphic design experience, in-house or agency Experience with pre-press and press Sophisticated sense of typography, understanding its relevance to good design both online and offline Working knowledge of web design, HTML, and ability to work with web developers Great communication skills Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite. Motion graphics skills are a plus (Premiere Pro and/or After Effects) Detail-oriented and the ability to multi-task Apply now to learn more today!
Freelance UI Designer (Ecommerce)
Boutique agency specializing in the e-commerce space is looking to add a UI Designer to their team, on a Temp to Hire basis. Experience working on e-commerce projects is a must and portfolios should show strong design ability specifically for websites. Requirements & Responsibilities: 2+ years of UI Design experience, specifically working on e-commerce websites. Familiarity working with development teams and understanding of development focused projects. Ability to develop project plans, timelines and ensure projects are on time and budget. Can work within smaller team environments, wear many hats when needed. Strong communication abilities. Can start ideally immediately, but by October 1st at the latest. Apply now to learn more!
Web Editor Advanced
Onward Search has a new opportunity with a client that is looking for a freelance Web Editor. This client is looking for an individual who is a passionate web editor to research, plan, write, and edit web content. This individual should also be a skilled writer and researcher, with an eye for detail and an understanding of the special requirements of web writing. This freelance web editor position has an immediate onsite start at our client’s office in New York. If your goal is to produce creative web content to appeal to a diverse audience, apple today! Responsibilities: Producing, proofreading, editing, and publishing new content in a creative way Liaising with team members to decide on new posts Overseeing layout (images, graphics, videos, and artwork) Collaborate with professionals (e.g., web designers, marketing executives, and photographers) to improve presentation Use SEO and social media Ensure content is up to date and check content for accuracy Comply with copyright and privacy regulations Monitor website’s traffic to measure popularity and keep track of developments in web technology Qualifications: At least 6 years of experience as web editor Hands on experience with MS Office, InDesign, Photoshop, and any other publishing tools Proficiency in SEO and familiarity with content management systems Excellent writing skills in English Great attention to detail and creative mind Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Performing Arts Technical Director
Our client, an education institution in the northwest suburbs is seeking an Interim Technical Director for their Performing Arts space. In this role you will oversee the daily logistics and execution of all technical requirements for all Performing Arts Center events and order materials to support technical specifications. You will also be responsible for the building and organizing of the physical components required to make productions aesthetically and functionally effective. Key Responsibilities: Design and execute all set construction for performances managed by the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Recruit, hire, and oversee training of technicians, student assistants, and contractors Manage and supervise all technical associates, including student crews, contractors, and other technical employees for PAC events In collaboration with Production Coordinator and Department Chair, recruit and hire all guest designers and stage managers Order, purchase and maintain all elements of the PAC including lighting, computing equipment, audio, tools, and supplies Maintain the storage and cataloging of all technical elements as well as set pieces, costumes, props and make-up Work with the Production Coordinator to implement and plan all performances Coordinate with the House Manager to implement and organize events and receptions Coordinate with Media Services for video requirements as applicable Collaborate with colleagues on special projects involving the PAC or media productions Responsible for all seating and stage requirements at all PAC locations and special Center offsite facilities Coordinate with faculty and staff to implement outreach activities to the schools in the district to promote work and careers in the Theatre and Arts Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in theater or other allied fine arts area with specific education and experience in set design/construction and lighting design is required 2 + years of experience in set design/construction and lighting design is required
Our client, a well known digital agency, is seeking a freelance visual designer with strong production skills to join their team. You will be working predominantly on digital projects. This will include site work, banners, social and much more. The templates have been created, and you will be working from existing design assets. It will be your job to execute the design, resize, and tweak layout based on the existing templates/guidelines. The right person for this role has great attention to detail, strong task-management skills is a Photoshop and Illustrator wiz, and is motivated by working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Requirements: 2-5 years of experience in visual design and digital production Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign from the current Adobe Creative Suite Experience working in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Excellent communication skills and the ability to strike a balance between showing initiative and seeking appropriate guidance and input from others. Strong knowledge of industry best practices Well-organized design files and design build files. Apply now to learn more!
Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director
Our client, a company in the travel industry, is looking for a Digital Campaign Manager to join their team for an onsite opportunity in Miami, FL. This person is who lives and breathes designing persuasive and inspirational marketing material. We want you to be excited about coming to work every day. You’ll be designing about breathtaking destinations, legendary service, and life-changing travel experiences. Responsibilities: Manage a high volume of projects with a high-quality design aesthetic Develop and execute concepts and assets for dynamic digital and print: website pages, online and printed brochures, direct mail, emails, promos, banners. Ensure brand standards are consistent across all assets (inclusive of font, style, composition, colors, etc.) Stay current with web, graphic and typographic trends to present new ideas Collaborate and work closely with the marketing team to ensure key objectives are met while ensuring brand consistency Simple video editing – to adapt existing professional video material for various communication channels Update company website with images/video/content as directed Organize & maintain Company’s Video, Email Marketing, and Image Library Negotiate and manage external vendors eg printers Manage an additional designer, over time Communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders both verbally and written Qualifications: 7+ years of experience in graphic/visual design within a fashion, luxury, premium travel, or relevant agency setting Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) Digital media, video editing skills and use of media editing tools such as Adobe Premiere or After Effects. Knowledge of HTML/CSS/UX and WordPress is ideal Strong proficiency in mobile and tablet design as well as desktop Digital media, video editing skills and use of media editing tools such as Adobe Premiere or After Effects. An excellent understanding of layout and typography, with strong attention to detail and the ability to work within brand guidelines Able to develop on-brand, contemporary and distinctive designs with input from marketing leadership Ability to balance design with operational/business needs resulting in exceptional designs and an improved customer/user experience Positive, flexible, motivated and well organized to thrive in a small team, in a growing organization where a high level of initiative is required. Does this sound like you? Apply today!