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Front End Developer
Onward Search is seeking a PRODUCTION ARTIST for one of our financial clients in downtown LA. Candidates with Excel in addition to Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop will do well here. Projects are very data driven so excellent attention to detail and experience with charts/graphs and numbers important. SKILLS: Experience with Excel and updating charts/graphs using Excel, InDesign & Illustrator Able to update content, pulling data from various sources and entering it into InDesign Flexible attitude as role can include: printing, shipping, filing, scanning, archiving electronic files, creating PDFs, compiling PDFs, proofing books that are compiled in PDFs Heavy use of PowerPoint - expert level required Prepare and send files to other teams and to outside vendors Responsible for stock photo searches when needed Work well in a corporate environment REQUIREMENTS: Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop Must have samples of charts and graphs Financial experience preferred Team oriented Able to update layouts, format content & design for presentation materials as well as collateral Update charts, graphs, templates Requires a positive, flexible attitude 3-5 years in a corporate environment
Junior Motion Graphic Designer
Our client, an agency client, is seeking a Jr. Motion Graphic Designer for a direct hire role This person will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for creating motion/video and static design solutions for clients. We are seeking a Graphic Designer that will be responsible for the following: Creating assets across all platforms including social content, banners, website videos and features Managing multiple tasks and projects at once Develop concepts from ideation to execution of final deliverable The Motion Graphic Designer will meet the following requirements: 1-3 years of design experience Proficient with After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere, Photoshop Knowledge of animation techniques Detail oriented, organized, and rigorous about quality control Ability to problem solve 3D modeling programs is a plus
Our client, a branding creative boutique, is looking for a freelance Producer to join their team. You will report to the Production Manager and be responsible for: Ensure that specific projects consisting of food photography applied to large product ranges are executed in a managed, accurate and detailed workflow, from pre-production through delivery of final art Utilizing high level planning skills to provide support for Account, Creative and Production Developing detailed schedules for the delivery of materials and resources on time Monitoring the flow of materials and resources through the process to ensure on time delivery Anticipating problems and developing plans of action to prevent delays in the workflow Confirming that the work process is progressing on schedule, monitoring communication and working as a liaison between creative, production and account teams Musts: 2-3 years experience working in a fast-paced team environment with project management skills related to photography and post-photo workflow Clear understanding of print and consumer packaging design Proficiency in Office suite, Gannt charted workflows, Adobe Creative Suite a plus Understanding of workflow from design to print Strong written and verbal communication, very organized and detailed-oriented, tactful and effective in interpersonal interactions Ability to multi-task and prioritize requests and workload Strong experience on large-scale food photography
Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a Motion Graphic Designer to join their team. You will report to the Marketing Director and be responsible for: Creating content for new external partners in the mobile business and foundation space doing hands-on design and motion graphics Designing and animating Snapchat videos in Photoshop and AfterEffects Snapchat doing simple to custom transitions Working collaboratively as well as independently when need be Musts: 3+ years of experience in graphic design and motion graphics Foundation should be strong in branding design with typography, layout Portfolio should feature style frames and graphic design projects, along with motion graphic promos, videos, spots, etc. Able to work with multiple stakeholders, departments and managing multiple projects at once Strong work ethic and humble personality
Junior Account Manager for Non-profit
Our client, a Do Good Agency, is seeking a Jr Account Coordinator to join their team for a project. You will report to the Chief Creative Officer and be responsible for: Coordinate and support the management of a complex project for a non-profit client to deliver great results, maximize client satisfaction, and keep things simple with the internal team To help build and launch a public engagement and national social movement campaign Point person in communications and coordination between the client and internal working teams keeping client happy and communication clear Develop and manage workflow and schedules to fulfill deliverables for multi-month, multi-track project, helping team prioritize and segment work Track and evaluate program profitability, identifying discrepancies in SOW and work, and leveraging data to anticipate and recommend necessary adjustments Provide support to project teams including but not limited to project management, scoping, file maintenance, product design, client meetings, ideation, and concept capture Contribute to development of project deliverables such as concept development, program design, etc. Anticipate and communicate needs between various teams and between agency and our client, problem solving when need be Conduct research and provide thoughtful analysis to help in decision making, and overall project development Musts: 1-3 years experience ideally in a creative agency setting Excellent verbal and written communication skills feeling comfortable interfacing with clients on a daily basis in a positive, energetic manner Strong work ethic, regular work hours expected with some OT when need be Problem-solver – anticipate challenges and friction points and address them before anyone else even knows they're there Ability to collaborate across internal teams to successfully execute social and digital campaigns and support growth with existing accounts Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment Ability to effectively lead online, phone, and in-person meetings and presentations dealing with client concerns in a confident manner Demonstrated success at working with cross-functional teams and building strong relationships internally and externally, being a team player A deep understanding of the digital marketing and social space Willingness to wear many hats, pitch-in as needed, and proactively add value and problem-solve for the project team and clients Plus if able to build project plans in Excel and/or create presentations in PowerPoint, etc.
Our client is in need of a freelance print producer to assist with print production related admin tasks for a 6 month assignment. The ideal candidate is a true print producer with print production experience. Must work well in a fast paced marketing production environment. Agency experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience is acceptable. Flexible and “can do” the administrative tasks of the job. Print Producer: Attends press approvals to ensure color accuracy, quality printing, proper folding, packing and shipment of product to the appropriate destination(s) Reviews press sheets, adjusts color, and spot checks fulfillment for proper folding, gluing and packing while on press Creates production schedules with project management to ensure the timely delivery of materials Determines the best print production method for project components with the creative team Selects paper based on project specifications, cost considerations and printer equipment Reviews all layouts and mechanicals prior to release and all proofs prior to printing Prepares print specifications and shipping information for print vendors Utilizes knowledge of print manufacturing to resolve issues between the print vendor and designer, which may pertain to file, color and/or design, to ensure the material prints according to expectations Demonstrates a customer service-focused attitude with strong proven interpersonal communication skills (both written and verbal) Ad agency experience desirable Print-on-demand and direct mail experience is desirable but not required Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word) and the ability to learn proprietary technical software quickly Requires 3 to 5 years of experience in traditional offset and digital printing processes
Onward Search is on the hunt for an Art Director to join our corporate client for a 2-3 week freelance assignment that starts immediately. You will be a part of an in-house team reporting to our client's creative director. Specific responsibilities include: Provide art direction on projects from creative conception to completion, including mood boards, shot list, and post production You will be pitching to to brand marketing, working with the producer to organize pre-production of shoots, day of shoot in studio presence and direction. You will help with making selects, making notes for retouching etc. You will art direct photography and film shoots and operate as the creative lead This is a role where you will be expected to present concepts and executions to partners and executives. You will be expected to include research that supports your creative strategies We are seeking Art Directors who meet the following requirements: We are seeking Art Directors who have 10+ years experience working for in-house teams and/ or agencies Must be an expert in design, photography, and print production Must have a photo-driven aesthetic with contemporary design Must have experience building mood boards Must be client-facing and able to express your design thinking to non-creatives
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Proofreader to join their corporate client for an ongoing onsite freelance assignment that starts ASAP. This position will be approximately 5-10 hours/week offsite. You will report to the Director of Creative Operations and be responsible for: Proofreading retail campaigns, visual merchandising assets, ads, etc. We are seeking Proofreaders who meet the following experience: Must be a career proofreader with ad agency experience Must be able to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment This is a freelance role that is ongoing offsite.