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National Healthcare client is seeking a PROPOSAL COORDINATOR who is organized, self-driven, and comes with a research background preferably from healthcare. This role requires a very professional demeanor. The basics of the role are researching databases, the web and other online sources for responses to customer-specific questions. A background in working with a proposal process (RFP, RFI, RFQ) and in writing marketing copy to support the team will be highly sought. This role will work with teams typically on larger projects but could be asked to manage smaller ones themselves. It is customary that this person become comfortable with researching all the internal resources to filter for appropriate content. In the support role, this may include populating developed content into proposals, taking notes and helping with tasks such as creating binders for RFP submittals. Responsibilities: Prioritize, coordinate and track RFP tasks & deliverables Research and find copy from a variety of sources Input responses into platforms accurately and timely Work with internal partners to gather information and communicate the status Able to contribute on various projects and teams, easily going from one to the other Format, prepare and edit proposal documents Some administrative tasks such as updating excel spreadsheets may be required Responsible for note taking during meetings Solid use of Excel, PowerPoint and Word required Skills and Requirements: Exceptional interpersonal skills - able to interact with the teams and internal and external customers Contribute strong analytical and research skills Deadline driven Strong written and verbal communication skills RFP experience and a healthcare background is a huge plus 2+ years experience with proposal management, research, marketing and/or proposal writing BA required Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Digital Media Planner
Our client, Paid Media Agency, is seeking a Sr. Digital Media Planner to join their team. You will report to the Head of Operations and be responsible for: Our client, a global advertising and marketing agency, is seeking a SR Digital Media Planner to join their team. You will report to the Associate Media Director and be responsible for: Participate in the day-to-day planning and reporting activity on several accounts, as well as work closely with the Planning Supervisor to develop objectives and strategies for media plans Conduct media planning research using standard tools (@Plan, MRI Scarborough, AdRelevance, etc.) Work with Media Supervisor/AMD on media strategy development of targeted and innovative media solutions for clients Manage the day-to-day media planning process and workflow and develop digital media plans and buy authorizations Handle implementation of all approved media plans and projects Traffic ad tags and creative using third-party server tools Maintain client budgets and media estimates Resolve billing discrepancies and approve media invoices for payment Monitor performance of all media plans and develop rationale explaining results for clients Deliver POVs and positioning papers on client issues and opportunities Ensure timely creation and delivery of work to Media Supervisor, AMD, Media Director and clients Cultivate strong relationships with agency teams—including account service, creative, finance, media buying, production and traffic—to facilitate flawless execution of media plans Maintain close contact with media sales representatives to keep current with data pertaining to their properties and the markets they serve Maintain constant communication with traffic, production and creative departments within our clients' and partners' organizations Musts: 8-10 years of digital media planning experience in an agency setting Bachelor’s degree Knowledge of brand and direct response advertising tactics, performance metrics, and optimization best practices for direct and programmatic buys across all digital channels (search, web, social, mobile, email, etc. Experience conducting media planning research using standard tools such as @Plan, MRI Scarborough, AdRelevance, etc. Demonstrated ability to creatively develop and execute media plans that deliver positive results for clients Professional and client facing, with the ability to establish and maintain excellent agency and client relationships Highly organized multitasker who functions well in a deadline-oriented and fast-paced environment Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Strong analytical skills, with attention to accuracy and detail Knowledge of standard media metrics, concepts and processes Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Up-to-date with the emerging landscape and can develop the right strategies and digital media plans for our clients
Social Ad Content Creator
Our client, an entertainment creative graphic design and conceptual advertising studio, is seeking a social media ad content creator for a project. Responsibilities: Work with Art Director’s provided assets and direction to create short-duration 5-10 seconds ads for mobile video platforms on Snapchat, Instagram, etc. Creating multiple variations of each ad depending on platform specifications Utilizing stock photography, music, VO, etc. to augment the client provided assets Musts: 1-3 years experience in social ad creation working with an agency or in-house Experience working in Adobe Premiere, After Effects Portfolio with short form ad creation for social comfortable taking assets doing basic editing and motion graphics as needed Eye for design and typography with experience working in Photoshop and Illustrator Familiar and fast with the software comfortable doing fast turn-around of versioned ads Takes direction well, strong communicator and a team player Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Paid Search/Social Media Manager
Our client, a top ad agency, is looking to hire a temp-to-fulltime Paid Search + Social Media Manager for their growing Digital Media team. He/she will need to create paid search and social marketing strategies, as well execute and optimize the day-to-day performance of these campaigns. They must fully understand both paid search and social media and be certified in both Google as well as Facebook platforms. The ideal candidate is proactive, detail oriented, able to work independently, comfortable with data and thrives in a fast paced environment. Additional Responsibilities: Help develop search marketing & paid social strategies Implement programs, campaigns, and/or any tactical adjustments as needed Manage day-to-day performance of all live campaigns Collaborates with media team to achieve client goals and metrics Management of budget Develops extensive keyword portfolios to match client goals and expectations Develops creative strategies & testing schedule to maximize account and campaign performance Provide recommendations for landing page improvements Creates social campaigns for to amplify content, gain fans/followers, or drive to website traffic Understands how to use data for targeting Analyzes performance data to develop optimization recommendations Evaluates and presents recommendations for ongoing testing Assist in developing SEO strategies, including keyword discovery, on-site & off-site recommendations (if previous experience allows)’ Skills and Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of hands-on, executional paid search marketing (SEM) experience Search experience on: Google, Bing, Pinterest, Apple and Google App Stores Must have AdWords, and Bing AdCenter certification Demonstrated experience with large scale keyword portfolios 1-2 years experience: Paid social experience, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat Nice to have: SEO experience Experience running programmatic campaigns Agency experience preferred Must have previous experience communicating with clients Must have previous experience working with cross-functional teams Demonstrated ability to manage small –to – large budgets Experience with integrated campaigns Experience with Google Analytics, Adobe/Omniture, and/or other web analytic solution Expert in Excel, strong in Powerpoint and other Office products, as well as Keynote Self-starter who thrives in fast paced environment Must have experience with technical issues, such as campaign tagging, Q/A, and troubleshooting any/all issues A creative problem solver Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Lead UX Researcher
Our client, an entertainment company is looking to hire a Lead UX Researcher for a temp to perm opportunity located in El Segundo. This person will be responsible for leading and building out a new UX Research team focused on user insights and trends. You should be equal parts anthropologist, sociologist and marketer. You love research and excel at using it to get to the bottom of the real questions of what motivates people to buy and use a product/service and, once purchased, how they use it. Your insights will instruct the why, the what and the how. Responsibilities, Skills and Experience: Lead and motivate a team of skilled UX researchers to perform at a high level. Lead and manage formative qualitative and quantitative research projects across the different landscapes illuminating insights and inspiration for designers to deliver engaging user experiences – formative, generative, foundational qualitative research. Collaborate and act as the main liaison with various internal and external teams. Specifically, internal primary sources and outside secondary sources of insights. Work with internal/external groups to plan, execute and share primary user insights Create compelling, actionable POVs based on all sources of research and insights; POVs should lead to experience explorations and evaluations and/or innovation projects Identify and contextualize new trends (user and business specific) Initiate relevant research to understand new/adjacent opportunities Must be aware of macro and micro trends (again, user and business specific) and how they might impact the business Report and present insightful findings with actionable recommendations to key partners (design, product, dev, innovation lab and marketing) 2+ years of direct people management experience within a UX research function 8+ years of experience conducting user research; preferably within video entertainment A BS or equivalent degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline Full-stack experience with all aspects of research (study design, analysis, and reporting) Experience utilizing qualitative research methods (e.g., ethnographic, observational, on-on-one interviews, contextual inquiries) Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule, including quickly turning around study plans and reports. Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization. Proficient in Excel, Keynote, PPT, Word Experienced using UserTesting, UserZoom, dscout, Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, etc. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior UX Researcher
Our client, an entertainment company is looking to hire a Sr. UX Researcher for a 12+ month opportunity located in El Segundo. This person will be responsible for designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting on user-centered design research, including identification of user behaviors, motivations, needs, and goals. They must have a deep understanding of user research methods and best practices. An ideal candidate can work with minimal direction and is capable of working quickly while delivering high-quality outputs. Responsibilities, Skills and Experience: Conduct qualitative research both online (e.g., dscout) and in the field (e.g., in-homes, observations) research and provide impactful and actionable insights and opportunities. Effectively manage stakeholder communication in a timely manner. Generate and prioritize research questions based on analysis of current knowledge base of prior research projects and project goals. Identify and explore new opportunities through creative research methods and co-design sessions to help inspire product vision and design. Create project deliverables that translate research insights into impactful opportunities. 5+ years of experience conducting user research A BS or equivalent degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline Full-stack experience with all aspects of research (study design, analysis, and reporting) Experience utilizing qualitative research methods (e.g., ethnographic, observational, on-on-one interviews, contextual inquiries) Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule, including quickly turning around study plans and reports. Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization. Data visualization (e.g., frameworks, diagrams)
Junior UX Researcher
Our client, an entertainment company is looking to hire a Jr. UX Researcher for a 12+ month opportunity located in El Segundo. This person will be responsible for conducting primary research, exploring the behaviors and motivations of our users through methods like field visits, ethnography, observations, diary studies, and surveys. A successful Jr. User Experience Researcher must have a basic understanding of user research methods and best practices. Responsibilities, Skills and Experience: Conduct qualitative research both online (e.g., dscout) and in the field (e.g., in-homes, immersions, etc.) and provide impactful and actionable insights and opportunities. Conduct secondary research to gain an initial understanding of a particular space as well as to support primary research insights. Synthesize large amounts of data across multiple sources (primary and secondary). Create project deliverables that translate research insights into impactful opportunities. Advocate research findings through written reports and in-person presentations. 2+ year of experience conducting user research A BS or equivalent degree in Human Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Information Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline Experience turning qualitative research into meaningful insights Experience utilizing qualitative research methods (e.g., ethnographic, observational, on-on-one interviews, contextual inquiries) Communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills Experience conducting secondary research across a variety of reputable resources: industry reports, websites, articles, blogs, or other relevant source Data visualization (e.g., frameworks, diagrams) Ability to quickly share top line insights with the team and stakeholders Comfortable with ambiguity and working on projects that tackle large, broad topics Passionate about their work and for solving problems Eagerness to continually learn, grow and improve Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Key Art Creative Director
Our client, an entertainment creative agency, is seeking a Theatrical Key Art Creative Director to join their team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. You will report to the ECD and be responsible for: he day-to-day of a team of 5 Designers and Art Directors on the concepting and execution of Theatrical and premium TV/Streaming key art client projects. Strong design and typographic sense, and thorough knowledge of print design. Possesses engaging presentation skills to communicate ideas effortlessly and succinctly with internal team members as well as clients Encouraging, mentoring and inspiring team of designers to continually push the bar and elevate projects. Working with urgent timelines often turning projects quickly as needed, working as efficiently as possible Musts 10+ years experience as a hands-on Creative Director with a Key Art and Print emphasis either on an agency or in-house creative team Up-to-date portfolio with high end and premium TV/Theatrical client projects focused primarily on print Key Art showing a diverse range of styles and aesthetics Conceptual to the core, able to lead brainstorms not only bringing ideas to the table but inspiring the creative team Comfortable A track record of winning projects and having strong client facing experience is a plus Strong leader able to move in and out of being hands-on, to directing and mentoring the team, and vice versa. Highly organized, self-motivated and able to react to directional changes quickly and positively. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is on the hunt for an Art Director to join the team of one of our luxury ecommerce clients. You will report to the CMO and have the opportunity to help reshape their brand identity. Responsibilities: Lead the charge on a brand refresh for all divisions of the company Once the new look and feel is determined, redesign the website and help to visually communicate how the product should be positioned Design of digital assets, Google & Facebook ads, pitchdecks, brochures, catalogues, etc. Requirements: 5-7 years’ experience in graphic design, agency experience highly preferred Strong with branding, able to create brand identities Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator Experience in luxury is a huge plus Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a top financial institution in Downtown LA is looking for a Senior Visual Designer for a 6+ month contract opportunity. Candidates must have strong Digital or Visual design skills and as well as corporate design experience. RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS: Need to have experience collaborating with other user experience roles such as UX Designers, writers and creative leads. Experience working with business stakeholders. Prototyping skills are a bonus, but not required. Need to know how to appropriately incorporate brand guidelines into their design work. UI technical skills are not required Role is focused on digital visual design (with knowledge of CMS as a plus). Require some UX skills/knowledge for journey mapping Seeking candidates with experience in gathering business/product requirements and developing design strategy/direction and execution. Candidates must have the ability to interact and communicate with upper management. Experience supporting complex projects leading design and execution. Must be hands on in the execution of designs. Looking for candidates with strong Digital or Visual design skills, and experience in data visualization. Investment-related experience is preferred but not required. Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives Requires 4-6 years of experience Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required