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Jr Graphic Designer - Social
Our client, a digital marketing agency, is seeking a graphic designer for a 4-week project. You will report to the Head of Social and support Account Managers on social media campaign deliverables. Responsibilities include: Placing copy and swapping imagines into an InDesign/ Photoshop template deck. Designing a deck from scratch when needed. Sourcing current, high res imagery to implement into a deck. Deck compression if needed. Editing/ Retouching/ Coloring selects upon arrival from brand or talent. Collaborating with account managers in creating a mood board for a photoshoot. Producing contact sheet- removing over or underexposed shots. Creating feed/story assets from scratch or based on provided content. Incorporating animation where necessary. Cropping horizontal video vertically to fit on Instagram stories format. Create Instagram highlights icons. Create social media home page banners. Skills and Experiences: 1-4 years of experience with digital/ mobile design experience Intermediate Photoshop skills- able to concept and design layouts for the digital space Basic photo editing- able to do quick edits on exposure, saturation, cropping, etc Basic AfterEffects- able to make basic transition effects: fades, wipes, etc Basic video editing- crop and edit videos for social media Basic InDesign- able to swap images and place a copy into a template file Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more today!
Our client, an experiential agency, is seeking a Graphic Designer/Production Artist to join their team. You will report to the Director of Experiential Design and be responsible for: work alongside jr and mid level designers for the creation of the assets required to transform creative ideas into tangible experiences through 2D and 3D elements Participate in initial concepting brainstorms and ideation Design Development: Creative development through Inspiration Boards, Furniture and Décor Selections, 2D Floorplans, and 3D Renderings Create technical drawings to execute custom design elements such as, but not limited to, activations and staging Experiential Designer will work closely with the project lead to ensure designs are within budget, and with the graphic design team in order to develop graphics that are accurately integrated into the overarching event design. Musts: Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design, Scenic Design, Architecture, Interior Design Industrial Design or similar and/or training in art and technology, computer/digital art 3-6 years experience preferrably working on the agency side Excellent working knowledge of 2D/3D drafting, modeling and rendering programs such as CAD, Vectorworks, Cinema 4D, Rhino, Maya and/or V-ray Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite Understanding and past professional experience in experiential event design and brand experience Must be able to work creatively within a budget Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects with tight deadlines. The ability to think creatively about brand identity and translate into a live event design. Strong communication skills, creative and problem solving skills combined with attention to detail Positive, self-Motivated, energetic, and organized Proven ability to work and thrive as a member of a team in a fast-paced creative deadline driven environment with multiple projects Ability to work long hours as needed Be a self-starter and have meticulous follow-through.
A well known health and wellness company is looking for a Visual Designer to join their User Experience team in downtown Boston. Responsibilities: This person will be responsible for designing visuals and user interfaces for a variety of digital deliverables such as mobile, responsive web etc Work alongside UX strategists, researchers, UX designers, developers and product managers to implement user centered design across a variety of digital products. This person will work within brand style guides, execute user-centered design and be able to design using a responsive grid as well as delivered finished user interface graphics for web and mobile applications. Qualifications: 3+ years as a visual/digital designer with a focus on user centered design. Must have experience designing for responsive web. Experience designing for web or mobile apps is a huge plus. Expert in Adobe CC, experience working with wireframing tools, ideally Sketch Passionate about delivering pixel-perfect designs. Apply today to be considered!
Onward Search is looking for a Designer (digital and print) to join our corporate client for a 3+ month freelance assignment that starts immediately. You'll report to the Creative Director and work as part of our client's creative team designing all types of various advertising and marketing materials. You'll be responsible for concept, design and development of digital, social and print marketing including but not limited to event collateral, invitations, banners, signage, brochures, digital and print advertising, web and email assets, and presentation decks. We are seeking a Designer who meet the following requirements: Lifestyle, luxury aesthetic with strong layout and type skills. Must have experience designing responsive sites. Must be able to hit the ground running and need limited direction. It's a plus if you've worked for hospitality brands. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite BA in Art, Graphic Design or Visual Communications is preferred
Onward Search is currently seeking an UX Design professional for a 6 month extendable contract working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more about this incredible brand and opportunity! Day to Day Overview: RESPONSIBILITIES · Create world-class, user-centered designs incorporating business requirements, product learning and customer feedback. · Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes. · Communicate your design work and negotiate future direction with peers, researchers, design leaders, product partners and executives. WE VALUE · Curious minds and an appetite for learning · A strong point of view paired with a healthy dose of humility · Fearless brainstorming · Passion for the craft and the ability to showcase ideas with the latest design and prototyping tools · A user-centric and strategic approach · A point of view on the design and technology trends that will shape the future of our industry ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS · Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or equivalent · 3+ years of experience as an interaction designer or similar role · A portfolio that showcases relevant design projects and includes your process, design explorations and final work. · Able to understand detail and find radically simple solutions that delight users · Experience with Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, Invision or equivalents · Experience partnering with product and developers to deliver great experiences PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Able to work independently, manage uncertainty and switch between discovery and delivery tracks in a single conversation. · Experience in visual design, prototyping, user research, motion design, design sprints. · Experience designing for small businesses, financial products or with complex information sets.
Production Artist (Digital)
Production Artist (Print)
Our client, a company in the travel industry, is looking for a Production Artist (Print) to join their team for an ONSITE freelance opportunity lasting 6-8 weeks in Boca Raton, FL. This person will support the creative team with production work such as image selection/editing/optimization, file prep, maintenance of digital assets, and more. Will prepare, design, develop, and maintain print assets. Responsibilities: Collaborate with creative team to generate appealing content within given templates and processes Designs printed materials and digital collateral, including brochures, advertisements, mailers, logos, and posters Must be able to design from concept through execution Establishes and maintains brand standards across programs while advancing the brand's visual identity Actively participates in the development and execution of strategy and tactics for new initiatives Ensure assignments and requirements remain consistent with brand standards Archives photos and videos, and edits/distributes files with partners as needed for projects Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3-5 years progressive experience as a Graphic Designer and Production Artist. Experience in graphic design, web design, production, working with content mangement systems Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, and familiar with using CMS Skill with graphics and production methods from concept to a finished product. Ability to provide customer service, work independently and in a team environment; to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients both orally and in writing. Ability to coordinate graphic design projects; to understand and to interpret information in a visual manner; to operate computer graphic systems and software. Production skills are also mandatory
Graphic Design - Print Production
Our client, a CPG organization with offices in the northern suburbs is seeking a Print Production designer to join their team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent technical skills with production knowledge, be process driven and pride themselves on creating accurate and consistent designs to meet the needs of the multiple brands of the portfolio. Show extreme attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple projects and meet aggressive timelines. Job Responsibilities: Design a wide variety of packaging content supporting marketing initiatives Works within established brand guidelines to ensure the consistency across our portfolio of multiple brands Produce, correct, preflight and output files for flexographic and digital presses Maintain template consistency, accurate records of work performed and file quality for print media Ensure consistency of information, file structure and archiving Process driven with proven ability to help streamline processes for business growth Must be able to handle a number of design projects simultaneously and deliver work on time Work quickly and cross functionally, communicating and collaborating directly with the marketing team and partners Produce international pieces that maintain the creative integrity of the approved US concept Resource for photo-retouching, including color correcting, cropping, resizing, format conversion, background extension, etc Assist in planning and implementation of projects Collaborate with outside partners including, but not limited to, print vendors, illustrators, photographers & etc. Experience: 2-3 years of experience in design and prepress production Proficient understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS Ability to prioritize and take initiative Strong knowledge of the printing process (flexography), color separations, templates, die lines and layout Experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and meeting aggressive timelines Organized, strategic and focused approach to executing design concepts with excellent attention to detail Excellent proofing skills with an ability to read and apply math functions, including fractions, decimals and percentages Advanced typography skills Studio photography experience a plus Illustration skills a plus Education: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Reports To: Art Director Working Location: Gurnee, Illinois Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm Employment Status: Full-Time Travel Required: up to 10% Company overview: Weiman® is the most recognized, trusted brand in premium surface care and the #1 choice of consumers who value preserving, protecting and beautifying their homes. Weiman products are available nationwide in mass retailers, supermarkets, hardware stores and home improvement centers under the Weiman®, Goo Gone®, Magic®, Natural Magic®, SCI® (Stone Care International), Gonzo® and OOPS!® brands and are known for their quality, convenience and innovation. Weiman Healthcare Solutions is a market leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative products for surgical instrument cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and care. Weiman® offers a full spectrum of the highest quality products for the surgical instrument and environmental cleaning, care and disinfection processes that are critical for infection protection in all types of healthcare facilities. For more information, visit our website at https://weiman.com
Our client, a CPG firm with offices in the northern suburbs, is seeking a Digital Designer to join their digital marketing team. In this role, you will develop and execute a variety of digital content needs across a portfolio of 8 unique brands. The digital content will consist of digital graphics, infographics, animated and static media advertising, photography, and video. Job Responsibilities: Partner with Brand Managers and Digital Marketing Manager to determine content needs and prioritization for digital brand content across the entire portfolio Create static and animated graphics, infographics, digital advertising media content, photography, packaging imagery, and other digital assets as deemed necessary to fulfill content goals for consumer/professional education and product advertising Lead development and continuous management of creative content calendar and pipeline to feed the digital ecosystem in collaboration with the DMM and BMs Refine project brief process (as needed) with steps to define communication objectives, target audience, content type, and production needs to deliver digital content Develop assets, such as storyboards, as needed to create efficiency and alignment within the creative development process Collaborate with outside agency partners as required to execute digital content with added complexity or resource requirements Update packaging images and other digital content across owned and partner websites to ensure up-to-date content Involvement in packaging design projects as business needs arise Experience and Skill Sets: 1+ years experience in digital content creation and graphic design Graphic Design expertise across a variety of content types and software design programs Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Animation (video and gif) skills a plus Photography skills a plus Video editing and sound overlay skills a plus Experience collaborating with both internal and external partners on content production Desire to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic role where content needs will ebb and flow Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Our client, a leading consumer products company, is seeking a creative and passionate, Jr-Mid level Graphic Designer who is interested in working at a fast pace with a collaborative team, on extremely exciting brands. The position reports to the Creative Manager or Senior Graphic Designer and will be responsible for working with the team on package development for existing and new business. This is a 1-year contract, eligible for health, vision and dental benefits through Onward Search. Key skills: • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing • Highly proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Word, Excel • High level of creativity, passion, and integrity • Strong presentation skills • Organized and able to multi-task in a high-volume environment • Ability to thrive in a changing environment You’ll work closely with creative leadership and internal/external staff to: • Develop package layouts based on brand DNA • Create packaging related presentation assets • Consider and apply QA and legal package requirements and apply to package • Partner with Structural Engineers to create break-frame packaging • Achieve key milestones/delivery dates • Ensure alignment with cross-functional teams • Identify new printing techniques & packaging trends QUALIFICATIONS: • B.F.A. in Graphic Design or Fine Arts; or equivalent experience • 3+ years’ experience in related industry Apply now to be considered!