Design / Art Direction Jobs
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Our client is looking for a Production Artist! Responsibilities: Update data, formatting, layout, design, and content for print, PDF and presentation materials based on established templates in PowerPoint using the Seismic platform Update and create charts, graphs, templates, and exhibits to be used in communications materials, websites, and/or presentations May prepare presentation and notes files for use in meetings and webcasts May create layout and design for new materials following specified guidelines. Demonstrate strong working knowledge of the following software: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 (advanced), Microsoft Excel (intermediate; primarily charting), InDesign (CS 5.5) (advanced), Illustrator (intermediate; charting, infographics, and icons), PhotoShop (intermediate; photo retouching/manipulation) REQUIREMENTS: Strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines Demonstrates ability to collaborate with diverse working styles and with team members across business units; an initiative to work and learn independently; proactively contribute to department goals, and ability to lead others while maintaining effective business relationships with associates throughout the organization Ability to learn new applications, as needed Demonstrates the ability to work within established brand guidelines Working knowledge of graphic design concepts and ability to apply it to work assignments Requires at least 3-5 years of experience working in a creative, corporate environment. Apply now for more info!
Toy Product Designer
Our client, a leading consumer products company with a fast-paced team of design strategists, is seeking long-term temp Industrial Designers/Product Developers with a passion for building and implementing design strategies that deliver market revolutions and maximize current technologies and trends. You’ll design innovative toys. Specific responsibilities are as follows: Manage the overall project and technical design development efforts of multiple assigned brands/product lines. Collaborate daily with US-based marketing, research and engineering teams to create innovative, robust, user-oriented and consumer-centric new products. Manage external design, research and technology groups, as well as internal Far East support teams. Interpret field research to gain an understanding of target user/consumer lifestyle and address consumer needs and preferences; leverage existing solutions and available technologies in product development. Participate in product review meetings and present material to all levels of management. Maintain currency in new technology and design methods and mentor others to seek opportunities to develop their skill base. Ensure market feasibility of product design for assigned area(s). Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of projects and brands in the scope of responsibility Requirements: 3-5 years of experience in product design (physical products – not digital – with a preference for toys) Collaborative, communicative work style Associates degree or higher Please note a drug screen will be required upon offer. Apply now if you're interested today!
Packaging and Branding Designer
Our client, a consumer products company in Burbank, is seeking a Sr. Packaging Designer for a 1-year contract. This assignment is eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search. Under the direction of an Art Director, you will contribute to the overall creation and implementation of package designs that translate brand message while maximizing current technologies and trends. Key responsibilities include: conceptualize and execute toy packaging concepts which include line looks, logos, basic structural studies, etc. using standard industry computer graphics software; participate and contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently use sense of creativity, foresight and good design judgment in developing and applying marketplace trends (e.g. competitive graphics, styles, fashion, lifestyles, etc.); utilize internal resources and time management skills to independently manage projects and achieve individual project milestones and provide support for presentation, trade show and other packaging comp needs. Apply now!
Our client is looking to hire a UI Designer! This person will have the ability to understand complex design systems and be technically up to date with the latest workflows. UI DESIGNER 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 the user and business needs. Work and presentation should reflect 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 Bachelor's degree in fine arts, design, or human-centered interaction or professional experience. Apply now to learn more today!
Onward Search has a client that is looking for a Graphic Designer. He/she will support the internal creative team and be a problem solver and conceptual thinker. This role is responsible for creating design concepts for all seasonal design efforts, to be adapted through our omnichannel. He/she will work both independently and in collaboration with producers, copywriters, art directors, and sr. designers to ensure consistency in quality of work and be able to manage multiple projects. Position Description: • Self Manages and prioritizes projects to meet pre-established timelines and deliver assets on-time • Designs graphics solutions for projects • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity • Review revisions/comments for multiple projects via an online proofing system • Edit existing files with product changes, copy changes and design modifications • Be comfortable working independently and as part of larger teams Minimum Qualifications: • BA in Graphic Design or other relevant education • At least 3 years of professional experience in the design/creative field • Must show examples of work/portfolio • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign • Must understanding both print and digital design • Ability juggle multiple projects and multiple timelines • Ability to distinguish good layout/typography, apply color theory, hierarchy and balance • Ability to troubleshoot minor problems with typography, layout, applications, hardware Apply now to learn more today!
Toy Product Designer
Our client, a leading consumer products company with a fast-paced team of design strategists, is seeking long-term temp Industrial Designers/Product Developers with a passion for building and implementing design strategies that deliver market revolutions and maximize current technologies and trends. You’ll design innovative toys. Specific responsibilities are as follows: Manage the overall project and technical design development efforts of multiple assigned brands/product lines. Collaborate daily with US based marketing, research and engineering teams to create innovative, robust, user-oriented and consumer-centric new products. Manage external design, research and technology groups, as well as internal Far East support teams. Interpret field research to gain an understanding of target user/consumer lifestyle and address consumer needs and preferences; leverage existing solutions and available technologies in product development. Participate in product review meetings and present material to all levels of management. Maintain currency in new technology and design methods and mentor others to seek opportunities to develop their skill base. Ensure market feasibility of product design for assigned area(s). Manage the overall quality, cost, schedule and development of projects and brands in the scope of responsibility Requirements: 3-5 years of experience in product design (physical products – not digital – with a preference for toys) Collaborative, communicative work style Associates degree or higher Please note a drug screen will be required upon offer. Apply now to learn more!
Senior Packaging Designer
Global packaging agency is looking for a Senior level Packaging Designer/Art Director to join the team on a permanent or freelance to hire basis. You would be working across brands in the spirits/CPG industries and have a background working with a well-known branding or packaging agency. Looking for collaborative candidates who are hands-on and creative storytellers, and can see a project from Concept through hand-off to the production team. Requirements: 5+ years of packaging design experience working on CPG brand, more specifically preference for spirits/liquor brand packaging Previous experience working for packaging/branding agency Strong sense of typography and color as it relates to packaging Conceptual and communicate ideas in a clear fashion Can be client-facing when necessary Extremely sharp presentation skills Portfolio with strong packaging samples Highly collaborative Comfortable working on a Mac Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop expert Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more today!
Product Design Lead
Our client, a global digital product design powerhouse, has an amazing opportunity for a Product Design Lead. This is for a long-term freelance assignment that will require you to site onsite at their well known client. In this role, you will work with a team of five other designers and work across various projects and divisions within the organization. Requirements: Exceptional UI skills and level of craft Have solid grounding in interaction design Ability to set design direction at pace Be motivated to get your hands dirty going beyond just design, product and research to enable actual delivery of user value Comfortable with presenting ideas to clients Have strong analytical research skills to understand the domain in order to make effective decisions on what the right thing is to build Experience in shaping and running user testing sessions Be able to prototype efficiently to test ideas with appropriate level of fidelity Have experience working with agile & scrum methodologies Have good communication skills Strong team player with a willingness to teach ways of working to others within your team
Interactive Art Director
Onward Search has an exciting Interactive Art Director with a premier financial client in New York City. As an Interactive Art Director, you will be creating campaigns across multiple mediums, working with designers, copywriters, and project managers. If this sounds like an opportunity you might be interested in, apply today! Qualifications: A minimum of an associate's (2 years) degree in advertising, communication design, or visual arts. A bachelor (4 years) degree is preferred. 6+ years of design experience in an agency or corporate environment - designing across multiple devices and platforms. Must possess exceptional software skills. Proficiency in Mac OS platform is a must. Thorough knowledge of the following applications is required: Adobe CC (including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), Sketch and InVision. Understand the fine points of brand guidelines and adhere to their standards and rules. An impeccable taste in current design trends and visual content. Responsibilities: Help define a design system and language and advocate its application across different products and platforms Interact with Creative Director and Copywriters to develop creative concepts and executions of assigned product(s). Possess a solid understanding of the strategy and market dynamics of assigned product(s). Work closely with account executives and project managers to meet established SLAs and deadlines. Apply now to learn today! Advise business partners on creative and technical recommendations and/or issues as needed. Participate in and lead creative meetings as needed. Assist in making presentations to business partners as needed.
Freelance Junior Designer
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to bring a high level of creativity to one of our clients. From day one, you’ll contribute to the creation and implementation of graphic designs that translate brand messages while maximizing current technologies and trends. You’ll also work as part of a team to brainstorm ideas for presentations, trade shows, and other needs. Skills: Strong design abilities in a variety of areas including line looks, logos, typography, basic structural studies and more Ability to conceptualize ideas into solid designs Ability to independently manage projects Creative department trafficking skills Requirements: 1-2 years of design experience Experience with print and digital artwork Experience with industry-standard design software on a Mac Up-to-date resume and portfolio Apply today!