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Our client, a top lifestyle brand located in San Francisco is looking to hire a freelance Visual Designer for a 5+ month assignment. This person will be responsible for creating seasonal campaigns, landing pages and print promotions. The ideal candidate will have both Agency and photoshoot experience. Working understanding of SCC and coding is a plus!RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:5+ years of experience in visual design, with strong background in digital Strong, unique visual design sense and keen eye for detail Experience creating new files and working with templates, renders and photography Proven ability to concept and design seasonal campaigns, landing pages and print promotions Serious skills and expert knowledge in Adobe CC suite Understanding of the latest interactive and brand trends Insane work ethic and even better sense of humor Experience designing for web, mobile and desktop Ability to present and sell creative Great collaboration in a team environment with other creatives
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity for a freelance UX Designer with one of our big clients. This freelance UX Designer position has an immediate start onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate should be energetic and have a passion for creating simple, beautiful solutions to complex problems. If this sounds like you, apply today!RESPONSIBILITIESWork closely with product managers, executive, and brand/marketing stakeholders to evaluate and share progress on the project. Collaborate with the dev teams in the delivery of design specs, assets, and other required use cases for production-ready products. Proactively identify squad-level issues that affect product quality to senior design management. Design products across a mobile that target specific business goals and customer values. Deliver wireframes, prototypes, and user flows throughout the product development life cycle (early discovery, refinement, and delivery). Help define a design system and language. Advocate for the design system’s application across different experiences and platforms. Become an active member of a larger design team, take part in design critiques, and peer reviews. Aid in the design and building of prototypes for user testing. Lend a hand with taking notes and synthesizing user feedback into tangible next steps. Partner with other disciplines to grasp the design context and cooperate within team for solutions. Provide solutions and participate in critique process to improve design acceptance. Execute processes and produce artifacts in support of the dev teams.QUALIFICATIONSMust have 7 to10 years designing native mobile apps and responsive/adaptive website. Previous experience in designing complex applications with rich interactions as well as conducting user research and usability testing sessions. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design tools. Prior proven experience in building UI functional prototypes (e.g. Invision, Principle, Axure, etc.). Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Capability of independent decision-making and taking direction. Developing ability to clearly communicate product needs and intent. Ability to handle multiple priorities and strict deadlines without compromising quality. Ability to incorporate business needs, user needs, and technical constraints/opportunities into the product development process.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a great new opportunity for a Program Manager with a big eCommerce client. This Program Manager position has an immediate start onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate should have prior experience working as an AML Transaction Monitoring Rules Analyst or AML Project manager. If this sounds like you, apply right now!RESPONSIBILITIESSupport the Transaction Monitoring Program on issues and trackers/ Support technical design of new processes and capabilities (rule creation and implementation). Support AML rule testing and development. Define gaps/issues to be resolved by the project, recommendation, and options for resolution. Drive the development of business requirements for medium to high complexity processes on AML Transaction Monitoring Rules. Document current-state processes for impacted business processes.QUALIFICATIONSMust have at least 5 years of experience driving business requirements in a technical environment. Background in a banking or Fintech payment environment AML detection and Transaction Monitoring Systems. Comfortable with business and technical oriented discussions. Ability to document workflow requirements from a business perspective and manage project phases to a predefined project schedule. Ability to review and gain approval for business requirements. Capable of resolving issues and action items as well as managing priorities across multiple tasks.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Site Merchandising Specialist
Onward Search has a new exciting position with one of our biggest clients. The position is for a Site Merchandising Specialist who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting the strategy, innovation, and development of the shopping experience. Our client is looking for an individual that carries a winning attitude, flexibility, action, and is results-driven. If you are passionate about creating the best-in-class member experience, apply right now!RESPONSIBILITIESAct as the liaison between the site experience team and the online media sales team(s). Work closely with category and campaign teams to provide input into promotional calendars and seasonal events or campaigns. Manage and optimize the placement of products, categories, product listing pages, and visual merchandising presentation. Tracks result against benchmarks to monitor category performance and report anomalies to Site Merch Managers for further analysis and actionable insights. Execute day-to-day site initiatives that contribute to overall business goals (resolve site content issues, execute site optimization strategies, launch campaigns, etc.). Ensure of site best practices (i.e.: SEO, site merchandising, usability, product and category content) and proper implementation across all areas within the division. Deliver recommendations related to site improvements (features, functionality, capabilities to enhance the consumer experience, etc.). Share merchandising ideas that drive site optimization as well. Review and approve supplier sponsored ad placements and creatives. Generate reports detailing operational, member-specific, and site-specific metrics across all platforms and functions. Create basic analytical reports (e.g., click-path, traffic) to identify site improvement areas. Run and drive the strategy of a minor category within the category division. Other responsibilities as necessary.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in business or related field, or equivalent experience. At least 2 years of experience within retail and/or e-commerce merchandising. Must have Omniture, or other analytical experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Strong organization skills with a great eye for detail and accuracy. Willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary duties. Self-motivated, and resourceful with a creative mindset. Ability to quickly learn new processes and systems and adapt to a fast-paced environment. The customer-centric mindset with strong communication skills. Proven ability to function well in a collaborative environment.Does this sound like your skillset and experience? Apply today!
Assistant Content Manager
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with a big client. This opportunity is for an Assistant Content Manager who can start immediately at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. Our client is looking for an extremely organized individual who would be responsible for managing updating and maintaining the marketing assets, photography and video archive. If you enjoy working with creative and imaging teams on creating a robust library system of images and videos, then apply right now!RESPONSIBILITIES:Organize, manage, and archive existing photo, marketing, and video assets. Manage memory, sharing, and troubleshooting of storage. Ensure the latest brand assets are properly updated with correct naming conventions and organized. Manage and implement meta-data for all marketing, photography and video assets into a searchable format. Field questions from the Creative and Marketing team on where assets live. Adhere to the process for input and output of archived assets in conjunction with existing taxonomy. Distribute assets based on requests from various teams. Track distribution of assets and licensing agreements based on photography contract(s) or production agreement. Maintain, and improves rules for new as well as existing taxonomy. Ability to train users if needed.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Graphic Arts, Marketing, Library and Information Studies (MLIS) or related field is highly preferred. Background in a library or archival information. Proficiency in Adobe Experience Manager, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Bridge, and Capture One. Experience in Digital Asset Management is a major plus. Previous experience managing catalogs of thousands of images. Impeccable eye for detail and ability to adapt to systems and routines for efficiency. Strong and clear verbal and written communication skills. Ability to see the full scope of the project and plan accordingly. Team player but also able to work independently. Structured thinker with a passion for classification. High interest in metadata, taxonomy, and controlled vocabularies.Does this sound like you, then apply now to learn more!
Our client, an interactive studio, is seeking a Content Strategist to join their team. Responsibilities:Interpret data on the target audience, industry trends, and historical performance to deliver insights that enable unique ideas and improve our “batting average” in terms of idea sell-through to clients. Collaborate with numerous internal teams, including Business Intelligence, Research, Product Marketing, and Sales to aggregate and distill data into insights that will power the team. Leverage our proprietary analytics tool to understand what types of editorial content are resonating with any given target audience. Translate performance data from both our sites as well as external platforms like Facebook, YouTube, etc. into a POV on what works best and hypotheses on what might work better. Utilize syndicated research to round out our picture of the target audience Develop a broad understanding of our properties including audience, editorial voice, etc. Track trends, current and upcoming, in the industries related to our clients and properties Lead internal brainstorms with your findings on a particular RFP and guide the discussion / idea-creation Present insights directly to clients for highest priority pitches Create case study slides for completed projects, portion of Sales Decks, responses to RFP’s Attend client meetings and request pricing of campaignsMusts:5-7 years experience with some, if not all, of the following: account planning, branded content, agency, analytics, business intelligence. Experience building out promotional digital strategy tailored to the concepts Ability to turn around analyses quickly Deep understanding of current branded content, social, and mobile marketing experiences Experience conducting market / industry / competitive analysis: such as internal viewership analysis, client analysis, and industry Experience with content analysis, tracking success and applying learnings to optimize Experience with social media campaigns Collaborative work ethic and client-facing written and verbal skills required Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint The ideal candidate will be able to balance the client’s marketing objectives with what works from an editorial perspective using a blend of marketing and editorial mindsets.the Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with a big eCommerce client. The opportunity is for a Product Designer that can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. An ideal candidate should be able to deliver outstanding, innovative, and user-centered experiences while developing strong collaborative relationships with product and engineering teams. If you have strong collaboration and leadership skills, apply today!RESPONSIBILITIESFocus on flows that help users quickly and easily purchase items with clarity and confidence. Contribute to the creative direction and execution of products along the customer journey. Inspire and work closely with product teams to rapidly produce inventive and thoughtful product experiences that are intuitive and integrate seamlessly with user’s mental models. Provide perspective on design research. Make design decisions that are thoughtful and informed. Support your decisions with evidence/research when pressed. Other responsibilities as necessary.QUALIFICATIONSMust have at least 2 years of experience in product, interaction, or UX design. Previous proven experience driving design and user-experience for end-to-end projects. Hands on experience of concepting and visualizing experiences through scenarios, storyboarding, flows, and prototypes at all levels of fidelity. Strong portfolio depicting broad range of interaction design work from web-based applications, consumer experiences, and mobile devices. Experience in core design research (competitive and landscape analysis, pattern research, qualitative interviews, crafting insights from observation). Great understanding of the user-centered design process. Prior experience working in an agile based environment is a plus. Impeccable communication and organization skills and the ability to function as an individual contributor. Ability to cultivate an understanding of industry trends and communicate ideas.the Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our biggest clients. The opportunity is for a Visual Designer that can start immediately at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. Our client is looking for an individual who can craft a vision and strategy for enduring styles that take the brand further. If you think you have what it takes, apply today!RESPONSIBILITIESWork closely with designers, designers, and developers. Help the global design team to visually communicate, both with customers as well as the whole organization during product showcases and demonstrations. Catalog and reference art for future projects. Prepare final web-ready files based on supplied specifications for variety of applications. Troubleshoot and resolve any artwork issues which arise during deployment. Creatively approach complex concepts. Get millions of fans around the world excited about their next live event experience. Other responsibilities as needed.QUALIFICATIONSBFA or MFA in graphic design or equivalent. At least 1 to 3 years of experience working in the fields of product design, advertising, web design, or marketing. Experience in eCommerce, and/or travel and hospitality industry is a plus. A strong portfolio that demonstrates abilities of graphic design principles specifically applied to web and mobile app experiences. Proficiency in software used for still and animation design (Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.). Knowledge of web, print, and user experience design principles. Ability to create stunning, usable vector icons for interface design. Experience with retouching, clipping paths, and additional image manipulation. Passion for designing cohesive and eye-catching marketing campaigns for a global audience. Problem solver with a drive to do the right thing. Great organizational and time management skills. Experience working with teams (experience working with remote teams is a plus).Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Production Artist
Our client, a marketing and advertising agency, is looking for a Senior Production Artist with 5+ years of experience.This person will be responsible to carry out the execution of design concepts for graphic material, packaging, display and advertising projects, Technical duties include scaling, cropping, extending, minor retouching, repositioning, creating PDFs for print and client review and pre-flighting, or eliminating defective and excessive imaging for the preparation of final Assemblies. Must be accurate, fast, good listener with strong typographic skills, layout skills, organizational abilities. Ability to illustrate is a plus.This person will report into the agencies Operations Manager (Pre-press/media and Print).Responsibilities:Ensures accurate, consistent, and timely completion of high quality Artwork, effectively using industry standard software, tools, and Print techniques Performs assigned tasks within the overall Production workflow and assigned budget Ensures client project team has most current information about the status of the assigned project(s) by logging and maintaining in project tracking system (e.g. ONE!) accurate records of: Project plan (sub-project or task) information Quality issues Meets quality standards at all times for all assigned deliverables and makes recommendations to Management for improvements in reports, tools, processes and assigned taskExperience:Takes ownership of personal actions and outcomes; encourages and empowers others to do the same Embraces change; maintains an open mind and is flexible and adaptable in the face of ambiguity and change Focuses efforts on achieving SMART objectives aligned to the company’s Strategic Imperatives Experience in Graphics Arts industry (e.g. Design Studio/Agency environment) or related field in manufacturing (i.e. Printing, Pre-Press) a plusSkills & Abilities:Proficient in Adobe Indesign and Illustrator Basic Adobe Photoshop knowledge Color theory and color profile knowledge Proficient in Mac operating systems MS Office knowledge Understanding of effective Print, Photo Studio, and/or Digital production, processes, roles, tools (digital and conventional) and workflow practices and trends Basic to proficient experience in Pre-press/media and/or Creative Services and solutions Ability to interpret concept and/or brand guidelines through to artwork execution (e.g. digital, photographic, etc.) Flow type, place logos and compliance marks following precedent for style Build mechanicals, make die-lines Make high volume, complex revisions, ensure changes are consistent across assets Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative relationship with peers and colleagues in one or more areas of the organization Ability to work well in a team environment, with a moderate degree of supervision, to handle a heavy workload, to prioritize work, and to meet assigned deadlines Good people, organizational, and analytical skills (including attention to detail) Good verbal and written communication skills Build mechanicals, make die-linesDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, an interactive studio, is seeking a Presentation Designer to work on the Integrated Marketing team.You will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for: Collaborating with Integrated Marketing project managers & Sales leadership on strategy and design of all sales and marketing materials. Focus on design with emphasis on presentation that works directly with sales team in 40-50 slide PowerPoint decks showcasing concepts to pitch to investors which include motion, after effects, and graphic overlays. Presenting new concepts and solutions to management and advertisers Creation of client presentations, sales proposals, sales kits and tools, educational training materials, PowerPoint decks, sales sheets and product launch materials. These materials will be a culmination of a variety of media created including illustration, video, composites, animation, data visualization, infographics and conceptual design.Musts: 3-5 years of experience in PowerPoint design and animation with portfolio showcasing presentation work, with more emphasis on animation and video BA or BFA in Graphic Design or related field Experience with increasingly complex assignments and have a proven understanding of all of PowerPoint’s built-in tools, as well as the ability to incorporate video and advanced animations Expert with Adobe Creative Suite including After effects The ability to work under tight deadlines and under pressure Ability to go from an inception of an idea to its execution in a relatively quick timeline. The ability to ideate efficiently, drawing on a knowledgebase that crosses multiple verticals/categories of our target audience's experience Visual storyteller with the ability to lead the design process to successfully translate sales and business objectives into easy to understand slides Strong and fast conceptual and creative development ability Proven willingness to work collaboratively and take direction Highly organized and accountable, personable, team player, motivated and dedicated Able to use software, apps and technology as part of working with an extended team The ideal candidate must have a strong sense of concept development, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills. Professional interest in infographics/Data VisualizationDoes this sound like you, then do not wait to apply!