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Media Strategist/Buyer (TV)
Our client, a financial services company, is looking for a Media Strategist with 5 years' experience, as well as media buying & planning skills in direct response offline media: TV, radio, and printThis person will drive strategy and execute TV/radio/print Direct Marketing campaigns for the US Marketing team, a data-driven performance marketing organization, and collaborate with external media agencies.The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of using data to inform decision-making, experience building successful direct response offline marketing campaigns, and the courage and intellectual curiosity to test new strategies. This role is 70% strategy / 30% planning and buying. This person will report into VP for US Offline - US Acquisition.Responsibilities:End-to-end accountability for US Direct Response TV, Radio, and Print channel performance Lead all strategic planning/buying activities with agency partners to achieve internal lead volume, quality and cost targets Closely monitor performance, test opportunities to improve results, and troubleshoot performance disruptions. Communicate effectively to the Executives through written presentations, emails and monthly in-person performance meetings Test new creative executions contributing to the development of the messaging with internal and external partners Work in a cross-matrixed organization partnering with creative, analytic, technology, finance, and legal/compliance teams Build and ensure adherence to annual budgetsExperience5+ years of marketing experience focused on planning and strategy (either client-side or agency-side) Direct response, performance or branded marketing experience with TV (radio and print a plus) Experience with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables) and the ability to interpret results or abnormalities Successful experience partnering with and managing agencies Strong drive for results, intellectual curiosity, and the courage to propose and test new strategies Understanding of how offline direct response advertising works with other marketing channels like Digital, Direct Mail or brand advertisingDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a computer networking company, is searching for a Senior Copywriter with 5+ years of experience.This is a contract-to-hire role, 40 hrs/wk onsite in Sunnyvale, CA. *Ability to work from home 1 day/wk.This client is going through an extensive rebranding effort, led by the Brand Team. An important part of the Brand Team’s charter is to serve as an internal creative agency for the company, defining/maintaining the brand’s visual essence and developing a wide array of creative assets for marketers across the company.The Senior Copywriter will write compelling, concise, and effective copy to help tell our brand story across a variety of media including but not limited to digital advertising, infographics, video scripts, and events. Successful candidates are word nerds and experts at short-form copywriting - a specialty that not all good copywriters possess! This person is a wizard at condensing multiple sentences down to 4-5 provocative, hard-hitting words that are thick with meaning. While we may want a snappy headline writer we do need them to be a deeper thinker and be able to help with all content types whether starting from scratch or making things better. This is a huge opportunity for someone to stand out and help lead the brand from a content perspective. This person will be reporting to the Creative Director.Responsibilities:Skills taking very technical information and making it compelling and benefit driven Conceptualize and author creative copy across a variety of media/channels Expertise in and passion for the craft of writing short-form copy (e.g., headline, body copy, video scripts) A knack for writing eye-catching, relevant headlines; can you grab people’s attention five words or less? Demonstrate a deep understanding of brand voice and style, ensuring they are appropriately executed throughout everything written Proofread anything that comes your way Strong communicator and a great storyteller Work collaboratively; we’re looking for people who love working in teams and whom others want on their teamsExperience:Proficient in Microsoft Office Experience in creative, marketing, or communications writing, preferably in an in-house or agency environment Experience working effectively with a creative team of designers, copywriters, art directors, creative directors, etc. A natural affinity for being a team player Detail oriented with a low tolerance for spelling and grammatical errors A solid portfolio of copy that demonstrates short form brand and campaign writing is a mustApply today to learn more!
Our client is a fin-tech company that helps small businesses grow, is looking for a Product Designer with 2+ years of experience.As a Product Designer on our rapidly growing team, you have a unique opportunity to work closely with our Senior Product Designer, Product, Engineering, and Marketing teams throughout the product life cycle. You will report directly to the SVP of Product.Responsibilities:This role breaks down to 60% UX // 40% UI deliverables Research, create and lead new design ideas from concepts to implementation, efficiently and beautifully. Approach design challenges holistically, considering all parts of the experience including copy, animations, UI, business, and legal requirements. Iterate on existing products and features to ensure that we are delivering industry-leading Brands and UX. Liaise with Marketing to build landing pages and other assets Work with Product and Engineering to build intuitive, elegant solutions. Collaborate with front end user interface engineers to ensure the desired look-and-feel of the application is achieved Deeply understand the needs of a diverse user base consisting of consumers, merchants, and business partners. Manage and iterate upon our internal design system and brand languageExperience:2+ years of experience designing Brand, UX and shipping products. B2B / SAAS experience Experience within a growth stage company Exceptional written & verbal communication ability Ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines Ability to reduce complex problems down to flexible, intuitive patterns and solutions.Skills:Lo-fi & hi-fi prototyping skills High proficiency in industry-standard tools, i.e. Adobe CC, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, etc. Experience working with data to inform design decisions Cross-platform design experience (iOS, Android, Web, Emails) Experience creating printed materials UI animation skills Knowledge of common UI frameworks like React Native / WebDo you have the experience and the know-how, then apply now to get more info!
Freelance opportunity for a Data Analyst in Sunnyvale Ca with a Global eCommerce company.What you’ll do:Analyze A/B and Multivariate test data and provide actionable recommendations for business stakeholders Help the team with tagging and analysis of Google Analytics Work to pull raw transactional data and manipulate it in excel in order to answer questions that inform product/feature prioritization and design decisions Measure post-launch metrics Provide recommendations on key metrics and segments to determine if an experiment is successful Run exploratory analysis of site performance and customer data to identify key areas of the site that can be optimized Ensure experiment data quality by maintaining and improving data integrations between internal and external tools Work closely with product management to create new feature test plans and decision trees in order to drive a “test and learn” culture within the organizationAbout You:Excel SME Google Analytics Ability to use quantitative methods to answer tough questions Understanding of experimental design and testing methodologies Able to manipulate and draw insight from large, complex, multi-dimensional data sets (SQL, R, Python, etc.)
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Linguist to who embraces traditional translation processes and new technologies alike. It is important that the linguist has a strong grasp of the best neutral tone of Spanish for Latin America but is also in tune with nuances between the different variations of Spanish. We are currently seeking this individual for a 14 month extendable contract assignment working onsite in San Jose, CA.Day to Day Overview:Translating and editing translations of new features, UI elements, promotions, graphics, emails, surveys, item specifics and categories, and miscellaneous content Performing LQA-related tasks like evaluating screenshots, annotating Jira tickets, and implementing or recommending fixes Supporting the Machine Translation team with tasks like Linguistic Quality Review, engine rating, and productivity tests Working with developers, localization engineers, and project managers to ensure that content for Latin America is delivered on time and with high linguistic quality Developing and maintaining a terminology glossary and language style guide Working with Product Marketing and Business Unit to establish and protect the tone and style of the localized content Advocating for localization needs and evangelizing best practices in cross-functional meetings Evaluating, training, and working with Spanish vendor translators and testers to ensure quality deliveries Contributing to the continuous optimization of processes and tools through research, definition of specs, and participation in pilotsJob Requirements:Native fluency in one of the Latin-American language flavors is an absolute must Good understanding of the nuances between the countries in the Latin American region Experience with Translation Memory systems and editors such as XTM, WS, DWB, etc. Experience translating for the consumer or e-commerce market Strong communication skills Strong familiarity with localization processes and industry standards Understanding of software development cycles Ability to work in a multicultural environment Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment Flexibility to support internal and external customers Ability to work well in a cross-functional environment with varying levels of management Strong team spirit paired with the ability to work independently • Experience with Machine Translation tasks and processes is definitely a nice to have
Editorial Video Producer, Gaming
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Video Producer to the gaming team.Responsibilities:Work with our video and editorial teams to create news content or place existing videos into articles on the website. Keep track of daily video inventory and articles or news published by a worldwide editorial team in order to match the best videos with the best articles. Tracking daily published articles and videos on the website Produce up to three scripted, voiced, and edited updates a day or place relevant content in articles such as features and gameplay. Video production including scripting, game capture, voiceover work, editing. Responsible for tracking industry news and delivering fast production turnaround. Contribute to peer review and cross publisher video discussions in order to maintain the highest quality of video across the business. Participate in regular brainstorms with the team to come up with new ideas and ensure we are always producing the most innovative features possible. Producing up to three fast and informative news updates a day around game-industry news or placing relevant video in articles. Own coverage of content areas you are especially knowledgeable and passionate about. Play an active role in our weekly peer review to ensure we are always driving our standards ever higher.Musts:3-5 years experience with a proven track record of delivering fast and informative videos in a team setting. Knowledge of AAA games and relevant games industry news. Knowledge of some mobile games such as Pokemon Go is a plus. Knowledge of movies and the entertainment industry is a plus. Excellent writing and video editing ability, with a showreel including voiceover work to demonstrate. Premiere shortcuts should be embedded in muscle memory. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, primarily Premiere and Photoshop. Excellent team communication and writing skills. Ability to tactfully give and receive feedback on a regular basis. A passion for video games with an intelligent, consistent, and fully committed, hands-on approach to the task at hand. Proven ability to capture great performances from AAA titles. YouTube certification is a plus Knowledge of SEO best practices is a plus Experience with Asana project management software is a plus Ideal candidate works well in teams and will bring good judgment with expert level knowledge of AAA games and trends in the video game industryApply today to learn more about this opportunity now!
UX Content Strategist
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity for a role as a freelance UX Content Strategist with one of our best clients. This role has an immediate start onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate should have impeccable skills in transforming complex information and difficult tasks into simple and satisfying experiences. If you think you are a great fit, keep reading and apply today!RESPONSIBILITIES:Collaborate with content strategists, designers, product managers, researchers, and engineers during all phases of the UX process including research, prototypi8ng, value proposition, testing, conceptual design, and implementation. Work closely with other teams in delivering solutions for complex problems and creating a cohesive content ecosystem. Mentor other team members as well as business and product partners on best practices. Work with teams in California and Mexico. Conduct content audits and create value propositions and other language or content resources. Aid in enhancing navigation, content, data, page elements, and flows. Generate word choices and language that helps customers successfully complete tasks with minimal friction while increasing product adoption.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must have at least 5 years of digital content creation experience. Must have a native level of Spanish as well as proficiency in English. Knowledge of user experience design. Prior to the strong experience with product and design teams to create value propositions and other content resources. Experience with accessibility standards and how to write for screen readers. Familiarity with site assessment, business requirement gathering, research planning/execution, and competitive analysis. Strong capability of writing a brief, on-task, persuasive text that produces user engagement while reducing errors and confusion. Solid presentation, negotiation, and communication skills. Impeccable time management skills and ability to adapt Ability to work independently, but capable of seeking direction and feedback from senior UX leaders and managers.Apply today to learn more now!
Associate Creative Director
Our client, a global B2B marketing agency, is looking for an Associate Creative Director (Art Director) to join their team.The Associate Creative Director is responsible for developing and transforming concepts into creative solutions, managing creative teams, and ensuring client objectives are achieved. To be successful as an Associate Creative Director you should be able to develop creative concepts and strategies that are insightful, relevant, innovative, and effective. Ultimately, an excellent Associate Creative Director is a creative powerhouse with the ability to motivate and direct their team in the design and production of best-in-class solutions across different platforms. We’re looking for a strategic creative with advertising experience who’s well-versed in the latest interaction design principles and processes. You’ll be bringing your expertise to fast-moving agency where you’ll be problem-solving at the highest level of insight for an array of technology clients, largely in the B2B sector.Responsibilities:Supporting the Creative Director with the development of concepts, strategies, and client presentations. Managing and supervising multiple projects and teams. Ensuring resources are allocated according to project needs. Directing the design and development of creative materials. Ensuring brand identity and message consistency across channels. Meeting client objectives, values, budgets, and deadlines. Leading and participating in brainstorming sessions. Keeping up with the latest trends, strategies, and technologies. Evaluating creative team performance and guiding improvements.Experience:Degree in marketing, graphic design or related field. 8+ years of agency experience. Solid knowledge of marketing, brand, and design principles and development. Experience leading and managing creative teams. Strong concept and strategy development skills. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Strong creative mindApply now to learn more!
Onward Search has a client that is looking for an experienced Content Producer to join our Creative team. This position ensures the successful creation and delivery of Rich editorial content - articles, slide shows, recipes, videos, and social media. This role will work with Editorial Managers, Creative leads, and marketing strategy teams to support and enhance brand presence on existing and emerging content platforms as well as traditional channels.Position Description: • Ensures the timely execution and delivery of assets • Communicates digital creative project status across the organization• Provides expert advice and guidance to others on creative and production best practices; supports and aligns efforts to meet creative objectives, as well as meet customer and business needs • Enhances the productivity of the Creative team through process assessment, refinement and change management • Coordinates cross-functional teams (marketing, site merchandising, design, copywriting, content strategy, photo/video studio, agency partners, etc.) in order to ensure completion of digital creative projects • Demonstrates up-to-date project management expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of project action plansMinimum Qualifications: • Excellent soft skills and proven relationship-building skills • Thrives excels and remains calm in an extremely fast-paced and high-volume production environment • 4 years as a project manager, coordinator or in a related role. • 3 years managing cross-functional teams. • Bachelor’s DegreeApply today to learn more about this job now!
Senior Experience Design Consultant
Our national healthcare client is seeking to bring on a Senior UX DESIGN Consultant to help facilitate, design and orchestrate changes with a team currently working on a revised approach for processes (and more) within the marketing department. This person will come with a strong Human-Centered Design background as well as leadership experience on agile teams focused on organization and facilitation.RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:Provide solutions to help establish a new operating model for the marketing department that incorporates an agile environment and uses HCD in methods and approach Bring an existing approach to design and HCD to a more scalable practice Facilitate user research with focus groups that interview stakeholders to create workshops for the next steps with all levels of stakeholders. Provide feedback/reporting from workshops as the next steps for execution Using HCD methodology must have solid experience in research, reporting/framing, providing solutions and prototyping Leadership and teaching skills in HCD methodology and tools needed Proven leadership & facilitator skills, having experience leading and designing workshops that drive solutions and a wide array of outcomes Experience managing and driving design-led projects with clear, concise planning, evaluating, a solid design approach and experience engaging stakeholders through all steps Bring solid understanding and experience of where customer experience intersects with business needs Be a strong communicator both visually, verbally and as a presence in the room Solid experience with Design Sprints, Design Thinking & Co-Design theories MS Office expert Able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environmentDoes this sound like your skillset and experience? Apply today!