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Onward search has an exciting full-time UI Design opportunity with a leading SaaS company. As the team's primary UI Designer, you will be focusing on Dashboards, Icons, and other user interaction experiences.This role is on-site in Palo Alto. You will be reporting into the Director of UX, and on a team of 4 other UX Designers. This role is an immediate need, and has the potential to transition into UX Design down the road.Primary Responsibilities:Produce high-quality visual designs—from concept to execution, including those for desktop, web, and mobile devices at a variety of resolutions Create visual comps which reflect the company brand and enforce the UX vision Deliver detailed visual design specifications for pixel perfect implementation Define visual design standards and guidelines Icon creation Ability to present work to executives and large product teams Previous experience working in an Enterprise SaaS environment and/or a dynamic start-up is a plus Designing for mobile apps is a plusRequirements:3 years design work on consumer-friendly interactive experiences – desktop, web and mobile An excellent on-line portfolio showcasing visual and interaction design work for desktop, web, and mobile devices Bachelor’s or Master’s in Design (fine arts, graphic arts, communications, interaction) HCI, CS or related field Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Omnigraffle, and other related business and design tools Experience with motion graphics and HTML/CSS prototyping Deep understanding of fundamental visual design disciplines (typography, iconography, color, layout, etc.) Passionate about design and a great sense of humor
Front End Developer
Are you a Front End Developer looking to bring unique web design solutions to a well-known brand? Do you enjoy combining your creative eye with your knowledge of development to create memorable components? Are you looking to work with a great company on innovative concepts? This could be a great fit!The Front End Developer will work with the UI and UX team to ensure digital components meet client needs. Utilizing your knowledge of intuitive and functional design, and keeping the user at the forefront will be key in creating valued digital experiences. The Front End Developer will bring together design and programming to create a striking web interface.Skill Set:Proven proficiency in programming and design Expert familiarity using software development tools Detail-oriented with the ability translate design into responsive Strong communication and problem-solving skills Ability to self-motivate, communicate issues or concerns proactively, and adhere to deadline-driven atmosphereQualifications:3+ years of experience in Front End Development Bachelor’s degree in related major Recent resume and portfolio, or/and applicable work samples Experience with LESS, SASS, HTML5 and CSS4/3 (and ability to speak to this) Understanding in/ability to design for PHP, .NET/C# Experience with variety of platforms: eCommerce, mobile app, etc.This is a great opportunity to join a growing team! Apply today!
Are you a Designer looking to add (more) great brand experience to your portfolio? Do you have your finger on the pulse of design trends? Do you just plain like making nice-looking things? Read on!The Graphic Designer will be in charge of taking the brand needs and messages, and translating them into creative ideas that feature current technologies and design trends. This person will be involved in brainstorm sessions, present concepts and ideas for review, and collaborate on occasion with multiple teams to inform their design.Skills:Experience with typography-driven design, web design, print collateral, and mobile The ability to turn conceptual ideas into solid designs Proven proficiency independently manage projects Ability to follow asset trafficking, and revision processesRequirements:2+ years of design experience Experience with both print and digital design Proficiency in industry standard design software on a Mac Up-to-date resume and portfolio, or/and samples of workDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Are you a UI Designer looking to work with leading brands? Are you interested in flexing your design skills with an innovative and influential company? Are you looking to utilize your knowledge of cutting-edge trends to make something impactful? This could be an excellent opportunity for you!The UI Designer will handle the visual design of web properties as well as applications, working with members of different teams from ideation to implementation. This individual will approach their projects holistically, working with the UX team to build innovative treatments focused on the user. These projects may include animation, interactive tools, or other “bells and whistles”; Please highlight your experience on similar projects when you apply!Skill Set:Interactive design abilities. A firm understanding of user behaviors as they relate to web design. Experience with UI Design, and familiarity with UX Development. A keen awareness and understanding of trends in UI Design.Requirements:5+ years of UI Design experience. Current resume and portfolio, or/and samples of work. Strong proficiency with current design software. Bachelor’s degree in art or design.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Associate Director of Creative Resourcing
Onward Search has an amazing opportunity for an Associate Director of Creative Resourcing! Not only will you be joining a well-known brand but you'll be part of building something from the ground up.You will be joining the Creative Resourcing Team to help set strategy for the team. You will also help implement and manage all business processes and operations.Responsibilities:Defining available Creative Capacity (the amount of creative bandwidth available to the Marketing Team) Devising a system to track and forecast Creative Capacity, and liaising with both Marketing and Planning to proactively align the needs of the business to available resources Managing budget ($2.1M) for an offshore vendor contract and liaising with Procurement to make updates to the vendor’s scope of work as-needed ensure any contracts Overseeing the day-to-day relationship with the offshore vendor; ensuring the vendor is integrated into eBay’s ways of working and liaising with the eBay PMO (Project Management Organization) to update processes on an as-needed basis Optimizing cost of creative – light modeling to optimize workload between the onshore and offshore teams; rolling out tools/templates/ways of working that maximize efficiency of the onshore team Assist the Resourcing Director as-needed with human capital management: may include drafting and fielding a capabilities assessment, change management plan, etc.Qualifications:Proactive with a can-do attitude Able to toggle between tasks, agile and adept at quickly adapting to a fluid work environment Comfortable with ambiguity and able to mediate during difficult conversations Fluent and comfortable in Microsoft ExcelPreferred:Excited by the idea of building something from the ground up Prior experience in Change Management Prior experience in Stakeholder Management Prior experience managing contracts over $1M Prior experience managing offshore vendor relationships
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a UX Designer with growing AI agency! Specific responsibilities will include working on a UX redesign of a number of internal, web tools for a major technology client. You will work closely with the engineering team as well.You must have 3+ years of UX design experience with a strong technical understanding of web tools as you will be working with engineers. You must also have experience working on internal tools for an enterprise-class organization in addition to a good sense of usability and ideally some experience in designing and running user tests.This is a long term contract role located in Cupertino that kicks off this month!Adobe Creative Suite Experience with non-specific wireframing tools Must be able to be onsite in Cupertino Computer provided
Onward Search has an awesome opportunity or an Experiential Designer with our client, an award winning creative agency located in San Francisco. As an Experiential Designer, you’ll help design collateral and branding for events and concept a one-of-a-kind marketing experience from the ground up. You have a passion for creating, obsession with detail, and dedication to complete anything that comes your way.This is a 3 month, on-site, contract to hire opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks off ASAP!Responsibilities & Skills:Independent thinker, driven, energetic and enthusiastic Strong understanding of marketing fundamentals such as strategy, advertising basics and media terms, brand positioning and identity Partner with outside vendors for pre and post-production including vetting, cost-effective quoting, buying and proofing all work Experience creating designs for collateral such as banners, brochures, wall murals and the like Extremely organized and willing to implement down to the smallest detail 2-5+ years of experience servicing clients as part of an agency, a start-up or equivalent Stellar portfolio Master of SketchUp (key!), Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote and PowerPoint You have experience with collateral design, event design and supporting experiential marketing projects You can concept and design a variety of print, offline and digital components around an event/experiential idea You concept and design per client's brand tone, voice and objectives You can think in 3 dimensions, have a solid understanding of event design and space planning You fully understand the principles of print production and are interested in learning more about experiential marketing You can work on multiple projects concurrently, from concept to completion You pay attention to the details whether it’s spelling in your emails, pixel resolution across browsers on your latest interactive campaign or the crown molding on a pop-up shop project You find inspiration through a tried and true roster of creative/design blogs and publications to constantly keep you abreast of styles and innovation Strong internet and Apple/ PC computer skills with a familiarity working and operating in today’s cloud environment
Design & Resource Manager
Onward Search has an exciting contract-to-hire Design and Resource Manager opportunity with a leading Lifestyle Media Publishing company. As the Design and Resource Manager who will oversee all resources and scheduling for the Design team.This cross-functional role will be responsible for facilitating all design projects and communication through Design to ensure that deadlines are efficiently and consistently met. This role will partner with internal clients to maintain a standard of quality and report on the status of projects to all stakeholders. This position kicks off immediately and is on-site in the client's San Francisco office.RESPONSIBILITIES:Resource and traffic management for Design team Facilitate the creation of graphic assets within through the Design team Manage the intake of Design briefs and translate them into optimized schedules for Design team Proactively manage team bandwidth tracking hours per week. Flag and provide solutions when bandwidth exceeds reasonable expectations Maintain constant knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourcing Manage communication around shifting priorities with key stakeholders Maintain and update project list that is reviewing bi-weekly with the Design team Monitor and flag Design team needs and issues Provide consultative guidance for project managers when developing project timelines and approach. (Includes guidance on hours needed to complete the project and provides proactive solutions for delivering assets) Assist in management and maintenance of freelance creative talent pool, sourcing and engaging freelance talent when neededQUALIFICATIONS:A Bachelor’s degree is required Experience managing multi-disciplinary design teams Broad understanding of Media industry, direct experience preferred Demonstrated 2 to 3 years of trafficking / creative resource management in creative services, marketing, design or media agencies Demonstrated experience guiding business partners through the design process Thorough understanding of creative development process Expert project management and organizational skills Expert written and verbal communication skills Experience in Workfront or other project management tools preferred
Onward Search has an awesome opportunity for a Graphic Designer, with our client, a well-known Bay Area based natural nutrition company. As a Graphic Designer, you’ll contribute to the creation and implementation of graphic designs that translate brand messages while maximizing current technologies and trends. You’ll also work as part of a team to brainstorm ideas for presentations, trade shows, packaging, and other needs.This is a 3 month, contract opportunity located in the East Bay that kicks off ASAP!Responsibilities:Work with senior designer and team to implement original design concepts: Event signage, email design, digital and printed collateral and PPT presentations “Own” the creative process on each project from concept and design to final production files Meet or beat aggressive schedules while maintaining a high quality of work productQualifications:3-5 years’ experience working as Designer at an agency, in-house, start-up or similar Degree or equivalent work experience in Graphic Design Creative, innovative thinker with left brain attention to details Assertive team player with a positive attitude Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational and time management skills (must turn around projects quickly) Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize Expert in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and PowerPoint. Knowledge HTML/CCS for Email marketing would be a plus & a working knowledge of WordPress is a plus! Cross-platform knowledge Illustration and/or photography skills a plus