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Onward Search is looking for a freelance WordPress Designer to join our boutique agency client Atlanta for a remote contract opportunity! Job Summary: You will be responsible for the full-lifecycle design and development of WordPress-based websites for clients You will work closely with the web team and the marketing department to ensure successful implementation and delivery of projects You must be equally capable and skilled in conceptual and creative design and front-end development (specifically PHP, HTML, and CSS). This is first and foremost a design role, but you will be expected to handle your own customizations and tweaks for plugins and themes Project Scope: This is a remote, project-based role expected to require on average 25-30 hours per week. However, needs are dependent upon client workload and there is no guarantee of consistent work throughout the entire engagement. Some weeks may be 40 hours, some weeks may be 0 While this role is remote, all candidates must be local to the Atlanta area and available for occasional strategy sessions and meetings This is a freelance role, but you must be available during standard business hours for both calls and to design/develop. Therefore, you cannot have another full-time job... other freelance clients are fine, however There is potential for this to become a full-time role down the road, if both parties are interested in that type of relationship Primary Responsibilities: Concept, design, and develop websites using the WordPress platform from mockup to final launch Design the look and feel of client WordPress sites Develop sides within the WordPress platform including customizing and editing plugins, templates, and other site elements using PHP, HTML, and CSS. Scratch development work will be rare, but customizations will be frequent Provide reliable and accurate time estimates for tasks Interact with clients to determine requirements, receive feedback, and deliver project work Operate independently and be able to manage project schedules, deliverables, and relationships Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Web Design, Graphic Design, Development, or similar 4-6 years of experience in web design and development Deep and demonstrable experience designing custom responsive websites using the WordPress platform. Ability to develop and code in PHP, HTML, and CSS Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards Strong foundation in graphic, visual, and interface design using Adobe Creative Cloud Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong attention to detail and organizational skills Success driving collaboration with the creative development process Ability to prioritize multiple projects while meeting deadlines Ability to work independently and with little direction. An entrepreneurial mindset is key to success in this role Must have work samples; portfolio link should be submitted with resume
Front End Developer
If you’re an experienced front end developer, we have an opportunity for you with one of our growing clients. Your unique skills will bring together design, programming and UI/UX to create the code that becomes a user interface on a web page. You’ll work closely with the UI/UX designer to make sure that user needs are met and that the design accurately follows the existing brand and creative concept. Skills: A unique combination of programming and design skills Expertise with the related software development tools An eye for detail and the ability to match your UI to responsive design Strong communication skills as well as problem-solving abilities Self-motivation and the ability to proactively raise issues or concerns when needed Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in front end development Bachelor’s degree (preferred in a technical-related major) Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience with LESS, SASS, HTML5 and CSS4/3 An understanding of PHP, .NET/C# Experience with ecommerce platforms Our client could use someone with your skills. Apply today.
Senior Project Manager
Onward Search is partner with a world leader in hospitality. Our client is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best places to work. We are searching for a Senior Project Manager in Chicago to join their luxury focused division. Target start date of 1/15 so please reach out today to learn more about this career advancing opportunity. Description: Creates, manages and executes project plans to support the ongoing needs of the IT department Coordinates resources, establishes deadlines and assigns responsibilities Tracks the progress of projects and compiles status reports for senior management Builds working relationships with team members, vendors and other departments involved in the projects Relies on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals May manage others. Usually reports to a department head Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected May require a bachelor's degree and 8-10 years of relevant experience
Scrum Master Software Development
Onward Search is working with a global institution looking to expand their Product tam. This role as Scrum Master will be a permanent position onsite fulltime in NYC. As Scrum Master, you will lead day to day software development projects for the team here in NYC. This will include Product developers, and managers. This person will be in charge of making sure the process of Agile software delivery is successful. Responsibilities: Leading the charge to successful customer service Spear heading improving team organizing Guiding and educating the team on Agile/Scrum best practices Identifying issues that slow a project down and eliminate them Strong conflict resolution Spear heading internal and cross team communications Advising Product team on maintaining product backlog Lead by example to a successful product delivery Background: Scrum Certified at least First level 2-3 years Scrum Master experience working on a software development team Knowledge of Agile approaches and techniques Technology knowledge to applicable software is ideal Leadership skills and the drive to facilitate
Freelance Digital Producer
Our client, a large agency in NYC, has an immediate need for a Digital Producer! This role will go freelance until the end of the year with the opportunity to go full-time. You will run point on the digital production on a variety of projects. You must have a solid understanding of capabilities and limitations of development languages and frameworks. This position reports to the executive producer. You will interface with onshore and offshore development teams, and you must be the driving force through the project lifecycle. Must Haves: Pharma Experience Software experience with one of the following: Veeva, Drupal, SiteCore, Laravel Must be comfortable communicating with internal and client teams Must be a natural problem solver and know hot to get decisions made in order to get to next steps Must have experience as the point person for budget, scope, timelines, etc. Interested? Apply now with your resume!
Business Process Analyst
Our client is seeking a results-oriented Business Process Analyst to join our Compliance Innovation and Automation team. This individual will play a key role in defining, developing and implementing cross-functional process improvements across Compliance. Responsibilities include: Work closely with Business Owners to define requirements, document and analyze current business processes, and identify opportunities for improvement Leverage process improvement methodologies, specifically Agile, to propose and develop solutions that meet business needs and promote increased efficiency and cycle time Liaise between business groups, Global Information Technology and the Robotics Process Automation Center of Excellence to identify optimal solutions for backlog of improvement projects Create quality user and functional requirements, use cases, and current state/future state process maps Qualifications: Minimum 4+ years in analytical role (e.g., Business Analyst, Process Analyst, etc.) acting as liaison between business and IT Strong working knowledge of Agile methodologies and proven experience working within an Agile project environment Experience working in financial services, compliance and/or other regulated industries a plus Strong communication skills a must Practical knowledge of project management methodologies and tools (e.g., project scheduling) MS Office proficiency including Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Excel Foundational knowledge of, or familiarity with Robotics Process Automation a plus Apply today to be considered for this role!!
Freelance Front End Developer
Product Design Director
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Product Design Director to join a growing search-driven analytics company. As a Product Designer Director, you will be working at the forefront of data and design. You’ll pioneer compelling ways to help users explore, question, collaborate and receive insights about their business across any device anytime anywhere. You’ll collaborate with product management and engineering to define the company’s roadmap, prototype product features, gain user feedback and rapidly iterate to build a highly functional, intuitive and visually beautiful product that’s ultimately used my millions of users to understand and run their business. Your days will be spent defining problems through market research and user ethnographies, ideating a wide variety of solutions, crafting a vision, mocking up rapid prototypes, validating design assumptions through feedback and working closely with engineering to ship product. This is a full-time opportunity that kicks-off at the beginning of 2018! Responsibilities: Work with a very collaborative, talented team of designers, researchers, engineers, product managers, and marketing people to deliver outcomes, from conception to launch Be a strong, empathetic and thoughtful voice for our users. Translate quantitative data and qualitative insights into great product design decisions Define and lead human centered design processes that produce creative solutions and ensure consistent predictable delivery of impactful user experiences that get measurable results Define, refine and employ a Global Design Language that reinforces brand and reflects a high level of design coherence and craft across all products Provide mentorship and guidance to a growing team of designers on the team to develop their work and career Collaborate and travel periodically between other offices and sometimes internationally Requirements: B.A./B.S. in design, HCI, or equivalent experience 10+ years of relevant experience hiring, managing and coaching teams of talented product designers Experience leading the design of engaging user experiences that ship across web and native apps Strong visual and interaction design judgment and the ability to think systematically Ability to craft and communicate a compelling story/point of view that connects design solutions to results, while being able to listen and incorporate diverse perspectives that balance both user and company goals Proficiency in implementing and teaching user-centered, agile design methodologies that include iterative prototyping and experimentation Passion for building beautifully crafted experiences – incredible attention to detail in language, usability and design with a proven track-record for shipping high quality experiences You have experience (and enjoy) collaborating with other designers, product managers and developers to ship products Domain expertise with , analytics, data visualization, SaaS B2B software and productivity tools preferred, but not required
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