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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our Software Client for an ongoing freelance assignment.You'll report to the VP of Product and be responsible for the design of new graphics packages for both live and narrative post-production projects. You will emulate the existing graphics from major news/ broadcast shows and work from existing style guides on the design of lower thirds, intros, and various other show graphics.We are seeking Motion Graphics Designers who meet the following requirements:Must have experience working on broadcast motion graphics with a preference for candidates who have worked on graphics for live shows Must have a strong design aesthetic and understand the latest in show graphics, trends etc. Prefer candidates who have worked on sports and/ or news graphics Must be proficient in PhotoshopThis role has offsite flexibility, but we prefer candidates who can work onsite in the beginning of the projects.
Motion Graphics Designer
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Motion Graphics Animator to join our Software Client for an ongoing freelance assignment.You'll report to the VP of Product and be responsible for the animation of new graphics packages for both live and narrative post-production projects. You will emulate the existing graphics from major news/ broadcast shows and work from existing style guides on the design of lower thirds, intros, and various other show graphics.We are seeking Motion Graphics Designers who meet the following requirements: Must have experience animating broadcast motion graphics with a preference for candidates who have animated graphics for live shows Prefer candidates who have worked on sports and/ or news graphics Must be proficient in Photoshop and After EffectsThis role has offsite flexibility, but we prefer candidates who can work onsite in the beginning of the projects.
Onward Search is looking for a talented Mid-Level Visual Designer to join the growing team for their client in San Diego.Responsibilities:Create highly polished design assets including, layouts, compositions, icons and illustrations Iterate and communicate complex design concepts and ideas via sketches, presentations, and comps in a timely manner Prototype and integrate in HTML/CSS Designing visual interfaces for emerging technologiesRequirements:Design ability that stretches across print, digital media and mobile apps An understanding of a mobile-first mindset 3+ years of design experience at an ad agency Mastery of the latest design software Up-to-date resume and portfolio Desire to continue learning and stay on the cutting edge of design conceptsIf you have the experience, skills, and desire to join a growing company, apply now!
Production Services Manager
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for dynamic Production Services Manager at a well-known global agency. As a Production Services Manager, you’ll be responsible for print buying and overseeing large scale projects from concept to completion. Responsibilities include expertise in client relationship management and product delivery through constant liaison with the team and suppliers on all matters relating to print, point of sale and campaign management services. The primary focus of this role will deliver exceptional customer service to the client – ensuring adherence by all involved to specified deadlines and budgets, select the most appropriate supplier, negotiate costing within defined limits and time frames for each job to ensure that internal procedures are followed at all times.This is a full-time opportunity located in sunny San Diego that kicks off in early October.Responsibilities:Manage product and vendor pricing processes in order to produce the highest quality deliverables within budget and deadline specification Assess project requirements and provide printing/production options; help establish baseline cycle times and budgets for reoccurring project types * Coordinate with agency and production suppliers Negotiate pricing with production suppliers and ensuring realistic production schedules while reducing rush charges Manage and meet production milestones per project schedule Assist with pre-flight quality checks on all native files as needed Effective introduction and use of e-procurement system Implements and uses management information systems Ensures best practice in conjunction with wider operations group Ensures most competitive costs are achieved on each project Ensures best practice procedures are followed and documentation complete Direct Mail and or Circulars experience is a major plus Develops a good understanding of the client’s business and industry sector Builds relationships with internal clients and manages their perceptions and expectations, particularly with regard to production timing and budgets Resolves customer complaints; Ensures results of the customer satisfaction surveys are acted upon where necessary Assesses production issues in advance and collaborates with creative team to provide solutions/options Demonstrates an understanding of the technological direction of the industry and how these advances will benefit the client Identifies and develops business opportunities in line with the business planExperience:3-5 years working as a Production Service Manager, Print Producer, or similarMust be a subject matter expert who knows Point-of-sale and Point-of-purchase (POS/POP), ideally from retail environment Must have experience with sourcing, print related materials Agency and in-house experience is a must Expertise operating large format digital printers and equipment to include flatbed, roll to roll, vinyl plotters and laminators Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign Proven multi-tasking ability and attention to detail