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Freelance UX Design Lead
Our client, a multi-media and entertainment company, is looking for a Freelance UX Lead to join their team. While translating design concepts into effective, useful information architectures, you’ll focus on the end-to-end development of products aimed at evolving the digital home for their customers. This will involve working closely with a design team to establish project scope, building wireframes and incorporate existing UX models, and utilizing prototypes to test designs. What you'll do: Demonstrate exceptional visual and product design skills and a mastery of color, composition, form and story with every task and project Ensure a consistent, unified user experience across all platforms, basing decisions on industry-standard methodologies, user research, visual patterns and style guides Lead while still being hands-on because it's easy for you to 'think and do' at the same time Presentation skills and exceptional communication skills Comfort with prototype software Liaison across multiple teams and disciplines, maintaining a collaborative mindset and expert communication skills Requirements: 8+ years of experience with interactive customer's experiences Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Front End Design (prototyping skills are a plus) Experience solving a broad range of UX design challenges Bachelor’s degree (preferred in marketing or technical-related major) Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience designing across multiple platforms A disciplined approach to managing projects, with the expert ability to deliver solid work in a deadline-driven environment Sound like you? To learn more about this opportunity, apply now!
Freelance Senior Strategist
Our client, a boutique culturally forward advertising agency, needs an Senior level Strategist with experience developing campaigns targeting multicultural markets, to help on a part-time, 5-6 week research and strategy project. This role begins on-site on January 24th in NYC. What you'll be doing: Support the lead strategist on developing a proposal for qualitative research Take existing consumer insights, sales and demographics data and develop into a solid strategic creative brief with insights about target and product Work with your creative and account partners to develop tactical executions to bring creative insights to life through execution Develop strategic and creative guidelines to help in bringing to life the positioning in a consistent way going forward Other tasks may be required About you: Strategic and creative thinker who brings 8-10+ years’ experience in branding, communications, and/or digital strategy and implementation Have experience with a top tier branding, digital or advertising agency, or client organization. Must have experience developing campaigns targeting a multicultural audience Ability to pull apart qualitative research and build reports/recommendations based on findings Ideally experience working in the sports space Ideally experience working in the Gen-Z and Gen-Y space An in-depth knowledge of pop culture and categories that push the limits Strong analytical skills A team player with strong client development and relationship management skills You are proactive about managing client relationships and identifying and seizing opportunities You are able to articulate creative direction and evaluate creative ideas as well as the quality of execution An undergraduate degree in business, marketing or communications Your own computer is necessary for this job Please apply today!
Senior Brand Strategist
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Brand Strategist for one of our Fortune 500 Pharma clients in New York City. As Brand Strategist, you will help shape and unify corporate brand experience across multiple touchpoints. You be responsible for helping an interdisciplinary team to translate insights into brand positioning and organizing principles, architectures, and foundations for expression, driving brand expressions that are distinct across the competitive landscape. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree a plus. A minimum of 9+ years experience. Experience with corporate brand identities required. Should possess change agency and business partnership skills at all levels of the organization including sensitivity to different cultures and interests. Demonstrated practitioner of design thinking and having delivered business outcomes with it. Experience using customer insights to extend value, loyalty and to develop new, cohesive brand stories and enable fresh brand experiences. Proven results crafting simple and actionable strategies for complex problems. Ability to build trust even when communicating a dissenting viewpoint. Excellent writing and synthesis skills. Able to influence senior management decisions regarding design strategy and lead key discussions. Ability to collaborate across functions to build brand alignment and ensure cohesive brand experiences (business units, internal communications, product, services and solutions). An understanding of the evolving role of brand in the digital age desired. Proficient with current software e.g. Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Project Coordinator for one of our Fortune 500 Pharma clients in New York City. As a Project Coordinator, you will develop project timelines and track project progress and work with project teams to identify and address critical path or road block issues. This candidate must also have a background working with Computer Generated Images or Post Production. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 4-7 years experience Experience working with Computer Generated Images or Post Production Gantt chart development skills required. Previous experience within consumer products, pharma, or medical devices preferred. Project management training and excellent planning and project management skills preferred. Project management certification a plus but not required. Strong experience using Microsoft Project and any other work management tools preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical aptitude with creative abilities. Ability to manage multiple projects at one Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a Graphic Designer with Packaging experience for one of our premier Pharmaceutical clients in NYC. You will use your excellent design skills and utilize Design Thinking to deliver project work and key initiatives across multiple touchpoints. The Graphic Designer demonstrates strong management skills in parallel with strong design, strategy and technical skills to deliver innovative, ingenious and high-quality design. You have deep subject matter expertise in new and/or emerging design applications which you will apply to the many projects and programs you will design and manage. Qualifications: 7-9 years of design-related experience Bachelor’s degree in Design or a related field Strong typography skills Package design experience A broad understanding of design strategy methods and practices is required. Delivers excellent design on objectives and suggests new ways to create designs more efficiently. Fluency in Adobe CSS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is required. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Junior Account Executive
Our client, an independent digital, design and experiential agency is in search of an Account Executive with 1-4 years of Advertising agency experience to join their team. This position will begin as full-time freelance with the goal of converting to permanent. This role begins on-site in NYC the first week of February. What you'll be doing: Working into the head of Account Management you will assist with all functions of the client relations department. Create, own and actively manage project timelines. Traffic creative across traditional and digital media. Act as a client facing liaison to your clients, presenting and partnering on a day-to-day basis to ensure projects succeed. Ensure projects are kept on schedule, on brief and on deliverables as needed. Make accurate recordings/take notes from meetings and discussions to ensure the team misses no step. Partner new business with Brand Strategy, Creative and New Business functions. Handle administrative tasks for your projects - it's a small team so everyone lends a hand. Participate in cross-functional activities to help generate new ideas, client solutions and new opportunities for great work. Actively manage project budgets and scopes of work. Continuously think of new opportunities for organic growth with your clients. Other tasks may apply. About you: 1-4 years of Advertising agency experience. Experience with development and ownership of timelines and creative trafficking across traditional and digital. Retail experience in an agency setting is a huge bonus. Strong attention to detail. Must want to be proactive about making great work, building strong client relationships and help grow business. High level of working with Excel, PowerPoint and Word. You are able to juggle multiple internal and client projects at a time. You look for solutions to problems before they arise and suggest informed judgement calls on how to proceed. You enjoy finding opportunities to motivate and inspire others around you. You are accountable and responsible. You are excited to roll up your sleeves and wear many hats. You bring your personality to the role! Up to date resume required. Interested? Please apply now!
Associate UX Direcetor
Our client, a leading digital and experiential agency, is looking for a top notch Associate UX Designer to join the team for a full website redesign project. Not only will you have the opportunity to work with an amazing company, but you will also have the chance to work with some of the most talented UX designers in the business. Responsibilities and Skills: Experience building content heavy, dashboard driven design products. Must be able to conduct research, synthesize and pull experience insights. Highly skilled in creating future stake journeys and blue prints. Ability to apply design thinking to product design, and create a responsive website. E-commerce experience is a plus! You should have a strong portfolio with case study style explanations of your process including .the integration of user research, user journeys, usability testing and ecosystems. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Pre-Press Production Artist
Our client, a leading provider of visual marketing solutions, is looking for a PRE-PRESS Designer to join a rapidly growing team in Northern New Jersey, close to Manhattan. This role is not your typical production artist. It is your typical PrePress Production artist however. The right candidate has the technical knowledge of the prepress, print, digital and packaging industry. This job begins as a freelance position starting immediately in Northern NJ and will eventually convert to fulltime. Responsibilities: Loading fonts, linking imagery and building production ready files across print and digital mediums. Exporting PDF's for a range of specific output devices. Executing QA for finished files with a strong attention to detail. Retouching files as necessary. Setting spot colors for cutters. Other tasks may apply. Experience: 2+ years doing large format prepress production (mechanical builds, color corrections, etc.). Expert in Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign. Solid understanding of trapping, file and plate output, color management, PDF workflows, contract proofing and fingerprinting. Experience with these types of printers: Litho, gravure and offset. Able to QA files and determine/perform trapping, ripping, output, color. Team Player who enjoys working with others and solving problems. Resourceful self-starter. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to deal with challenging deadline driven customer requirements. Have the ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment. BONUS: Makeup brand experience (Sephora, MAC Cosmetics. etc.). Interested? Please apply today!
Account Director (Ad Agency)
Our client, an independent strategy and creative agency, is looking for a Senior level Account Director to join their team on a permanent basis. This role begins on-site in NYC as soon as possible. Responsibilities: Ensure that the full suite of services provided by the agency is brought to service the client. Maintain the highest standards of client experience and production. Lead projects from strategy through creative through production across TV, Radio, Print, OOH, Digital and beyond, keeping the Head of Creative Services and CEO up to speed on activities about those projects. Elevate the agency's and your clients thinking around the brand. Foster strong relationships, acting as an advisor to senior level clients. You will lead the day-to-day on large business projects, working alongside partner agencies and clients to drive the brands and projects forward. Oversee all stages of the process from planning, execution, and delivery. Develop meeting notes/recaps as needed, distributing quickly and to the appropriate stakeholders. Working with the finance and production teams to develop and maintain project estimates, deliver invoices and maintain progress to ensure timely billing. Partner with you Strategy and Creative lead to produce best in class thinking and work. Review media planning proposals to make sure it is delivering to the standards required of the agency. Participate in cross-functional activities to help generate new ideas, client solutions and new opportunities for great work. Manage your project finances. Support CEO on large business projects as needed. Continuously think of new opportunities for organic growth with your clients. Experience: 10+ years of Advertising agency Account Management experience including time at a small shop. You can juggle multiple internal and client projects at a time. You are as good of a strategist as you are an account person - you can pull apart your clients’ issues and develop creative ways to solve them. You look for solutions to problems before they arise and make informed judgment calls on how to proceed. You enjoy finding opportunities to motivate and inspire others around you. You are accountable and responsible. You are excited to roll up your sleeves and wear many hats. You bring your personality to the role! Up to date resume required. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Visual Merchandising Designer
Onward Search is looking for a Visual Merchandising Designer for one of our leading beauty clients on a freelance basis. This role is onsite in NYC starting ASAP. This candidate should have a strong background in both store design and visual merchandise. They should have a strong design aesthetic with the ability for their designs to tell a story, but stay true to the brand. Qualifications 4+ years of Visual Merchandise design experience. Proficiency in 2D and 3D design. Must have fashion, beauty / cosmetics industry experience. The ability to work in a deadline driven, and at times high pressure environment. Strong communications. Experience managing relationships with outside production vendors. Ability to communicate design direction to VM Managers and other team members. Experience with cross team communication. Please apply with your portfolio today!