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Junior UI/UX Designer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a freelance UI/UX Designer at a fast growing internet marketing company in San Francisco. This person will get to tackle the product design process and engage in early design build activities along the way. Projects will spread across responsive web, mobile, print, and interactive prototyping. They are looking for someone who loves getting in the weeds to smooth out existing interactions and invent new ones. If you can make the complex simple, understand that the best interactions go unnoticed by users, and have a touch for simplicity in usability and design, we want you! Work collaboratively to map user flows, prototype interactions, and design simple, usable, and elegant customer experiences Create high-resolution mockups across mediums: web, mobile, and email Rapid prototype in InVision or other tools of choice Follow style + brand guidelines on fonts, colors, and images Experience: 1+ year(s) of experience in a UI/UX design role Communication and organizational skills A strong understanding of the design process Experience designing and implementing UIs across desktop + mobile Working knowledge of Adobe CS, Sketch, InVision Degree in graphic design or another related field Bonus Points: Experience in user testing Big data information visualization skills Video editing An understanding of HTML and CSS
Senior Imagery Production Artist
We have a client that is looking for a candidate who leads image processing by developing and implementing Adobe Photoshop actions and scripts. Also, you will be performing post-production product image retouching (for example, color consistency, lighting and shadowing, orientation), cropping, resizing image files, and applying marketing messaging to product imagery. You will lead the quality assurance process for product imagery by ensuring images are delivered to the image staging server; ensuring images meet or exceed imagery brand standards and site requirement rating. Also, you will be identifying and troubleshooting imagery issues, recommending resolutions to management for approval, and implementing corrective actions. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Photography, Art, or related field and 1-year experience in photo and image production or related field or 3 years experience in photo and image production or related field. Preferred Qualifications 3 years experience in digital imagery post-production. 2 years experience in professional photography. 2 years experience working on cross-functional teams. 3 years experience working with content management systems and workflow tools. 2 years experience in retail marketing, merchandising, or related field. 3 years experience working with Adobe Creative Suite. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our Account Manager drives business growth by maintaining and growing relationships. This role serves as a lead and is responsible for retail satisfaction, ensuring experience matches or exceeds their expectation. This position is expected to oversee the creative and merchant relationships and make certain all teams are consistently receiving best in class service, representing the needs and goals within the organization. Responsibilities Act as an elevated point of contact for assigned teams and projects (primary day-to-day contact is generally the Producer). Manage and develop strong relationships with business decision makers through ongoing communication. Be the known point of communication for all issues and conflict resolution. Ensure that business and creative issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing management of any problems that arise. Be the known contact for all requested services outside of the established production routine. When necessary, maintain contact with business and creative for all phases of projects, insuring smooth communications at all times. Ensure project schedules are communicated and adhered to. Work closely with the project teams to maintain a continuous high-level knowledge of project status. Provide regular two-way clear communication between the businesses and creative teams, to provide strong team representation, and set proper expectations. Establish routine check-ins to ensure continued growing business satisfaction. Provide a calendar for category pages and home page based on business needs. Be the liaison between different stakeholders when changes arise within your designated projects. Monitor seasonal business needs by category for larger creative initiatives. Dissemination and provision of information need analysis and obstacle resolutions via appropriate communications channels to relevant management. Develop and document protocols and routines for premium experience. Dissemination of newer workflows and developments. On-boarding of new people with the collaboration of the local teams, including workflow processes, people introductions, overseeing and coordinating needs with the creative and business teams, and ensuring that documentation is updated. Provide feedback to local management on whether the appropriate personnel is on the project, making suggestions for change. Ensure all processes and procedures are completed, quality standards are met. Collaborate with Creative Directors to audit delivered imagery and/or final output to ensure that the met or exceed quality standards and business expectations. Expand visibility and strong position with existing teams by deepening the relationship and cultivating new relationships. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience Minimum of 2 years in account management or client services in a creative production environment or media agency Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook on MAC or PC Leadership skills, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate initiative, self-motivation, and assertiveness Preferred Qualifications Strength in developing strong internal/external relationships Track record for forward and innovative thinking 2+ years’ experience growing business relationships and managing relationships Demonstrable growth with the ability to assist in building and implementing long term strategic, creative plans High level of energy and commitment with the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
We have a client near San Bruno, CA that is looking for a Recruiting Coordinator for a long term contract. The ideal candidate will have experience with scheduling and managing a full cycle interview process from start to finish. Description: • Develop and implement strategic initiatives for recruiting diverse talent in the organization. • Partner with company leaders to forecast and develop plans for key staffing initiatives. • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing goals across all levels • Develop strong relationships and partner with hiring manager, business leaders and HR. • Work closely with Hiring Managers to maximize effectiveness of recruiting process. • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity. • Regular follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process. Qualifications / Skills: • Five plus years of Staffing/Recruitment experience and strong understanding and ability to recruit in all levels of the organization from entry level to Corporate staff. • Excellent inter-personal skills, communication skills and team based project experience. • Clear understanding of the end to end recruitment life-cycle processes. • Must have experience on mapping and sourcing resumes from all sources. • Strong vendor manager skills related to recruitment activities such as search firms and job boards. • Proficient computer skills including the Microsoft Office and in depth knowledge of data mining and internet research. • Experience in general HR functions Please apply today for consideration.
Onward Search has an exciting contract to hire opportunity for a stellar Lead Designer with a popular fashion retailer company. Our client is an online personal style service for men, women and kids combining art and science to disrupt and redefine the retail industry. And our Marketing team is delivering on that mission today, combining exceptional creativity with data-driven insights to make valuable, meaningful brand experiences and programs that break through, shape our industry and contribute to every part of our business. As a Lead Designer on the Campaigns and Activations team, you will join like-minded individuals who excel at concepting engaging, story-driven creative; who possess a refined aesthetic; and who are passionately focused on their craft. You will participate in the development of conceptually rich marketing activations, and be responsible for producing the attendant assets across a variety of channels and platforms. You will perform this task in two ways—via the direct application of your craft, and via the opportunity to mentor and direct production artists in our design studio. Projects will range from next generation digital marketing campaigns, to novel social activations, to traditional print-based work. You will help share the brand with the world, ensuring our visual communications adhere to brand standards, communicate clearly and concisely, and—most importantly—present a coherent and delightful customer experience that drives measurable business impact. This role reports to the Art Director, Women's, and is located in our San Francisco headquarters. This person will report into the Art Director. Responsibilities: Lead efforts to design digital products, marketing emails, advertisements, in-house communications, and other digital and print collateral that is consistent with our brand image and, most critically, informed by business results and client insights. Have an impact on our business by translating thought provoking creative briefs into strategically sound, brand-right, and robust creative solutions which communicate effectively to our diverse and rapidly growing customer base. Gain cross-functional exposure when collaborating cross-functionally with the broader Marketing team, as well as our Merchandising and Product teams. Proactively push our design practice and approach forward by nurturing new ideas from concept to execution along with your creative peers in the Brand Systems, Styling, Content, Copy, and Photography departments. Leverage professional experience and leadership skills to excite and inspire your colleagues and business partners—you must be able to make confident design decisions, assert your POV, and be persuasive in bringing others along with you. Eloquently express the conceptual underpinning and design rationale for our work. Act as a liaison between your Art Director and our Creative Services studio. Hone your directorial skills by mentoring junior designers and/or freelancers by giving pragmatic design guidance, conveying best practices, and ensuring brand cohesion. Foster a healthy culture of design criticism and learning by having an active voice in cross-functional design reviews. Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment while continually striving to iterate on and improve the creative process. Assist recruiting new talent for the design team by participating in interview panels. Experience: Experience at an advertising or digital agency or in-house equivalent; 1+ years of leadership or management is a nice addition. Strong online portfolio that demonstrates conceptual innovation and rigor, systems thinking, a rational design process, and production expertise across a variety of digital and print formats, e.g. desktop, mobile, tablet, print, and packaging. Formal academic background (BA/MA) in Graphic Design, Digital Design, Communication Design, or commensurate work experience; MFA a plus. Expert command of information design, visual hierarchy, page layout, typography, 2D design principles and color theory. Ability to interpret, translate, and extend existing brand guidelines in the context of developing creative assets. Ability to articulate strategic design intent through compelling visual language concepts, mood definition boards, and design mock-ups. Fluency with common design software (Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs) for the creation of visual design artifacts and presentations. Experience with video editing, motion graphics, or another dynamic medium is a strong plus! Illustration / iconography skills a plus. Eloquent communication and presentation skills; ability to successfully articulate design concepts to your team and client. Please apply today for consideration.
UX Product Designer
Onward Search is seeking a talented UX Product Design professional for a long term 5-month extendable contract opportunity working out of their clients Sunnyvale, CA office. Our client is continually finding ways to craft user experiences for customers who shop from their desktops and mobile devices. As a Sr. Product Designer, you’ll help our customers live better by improving their web and mobile experiences. You’ll apply your expertise in interactive design, visual design, and prototyping and tap into your empathetic brain to solve complex ecommerce challenges. Apply today to learn more! Job Overview: Think conceptually – applying a user-centered approach to requirements and interdependencies – to develop engaging interfaces. Think visually – using techniques like storyboards and sketching – to communicate interaction design concepts. Make design decisions based on good judgement, experience, research, and data. Make a real impact at scale through new product launches and interface improvements that effect billions of our customers everyday Be part of a fun, humble team, always learning, collaborating with other designers to deliver a cohesive customer centered experience. Qualifications: A strong product design portfolio that demonstrates how you design to solve customer needs. Excellent grasp of the design thinking and prototyping process, including product/interaction/visual, with the know-how to move from pencil on paper to layout to pixel-perfect handoff using tools such as Sketch, InVision, and Zeplin. Stellar interaction skills (track record of deploying user interface standards and conventions, functional communication flows, dynamic engaging interfaces). Stellar visual skill (attention to detail, stay on brand, build new patterns). Deep understanding of design principals and industry trends. Expert communication and presentation skills with ability to clearly present your work; you are articulate and can advocate design rationale. Readily give and receive constructive feedback. Expert partnering with cross functional teams in launching new products and improvements to existing features. Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years designing for multiple platforms experience, with 3+ years as a senior visual and interaction designer or equivalent practical experience. Preferred Qualifications but not required: Experience working in and navigating a corporate environment independently. Delivered successful design for responsive web, iOS and Android. Experience building efficient scalable systems or in eCommerce. Bachelor’s in Design, User Experience (UX), Human Computer Interaction, Mass Communications or related field. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has an exciting contract to hire opportunity for a stellar Art Director with a popular fashion retailer company. As Art Director you will help lead a team of like-minded individuals who possess a refined aesthetic; an appreciation of user-centered, functional design; and a passionate and focused pursuit of their craft. Your primary responsibilities will include driving the evolution and elevation of the overall brand; conception and directing campaigns with partners from Content, Styling, and Photo; and providing leadership, mentoring and creative direction to junior members of the design team. As a prominent leader on the creative team, you will help ensure aesthetic quality, clear and concise communication design, and—most importantly—a coherent and delightful customer experience across all creative assets and avenues of expression. Further, you will be the primary representative for the Creative Department on cross-functional projects involving the Marketing, Merchandising, Product, and People & Culture teams. Responsibilities: Act as a “Brand Steward” to help ensure Stitch Fix brand expression is unique, self-consistent, ownable, and iconic Demonstrate highly conceptual thinking in both visual and interaction design. Lead efforts to refresh the brand in responsible yet novel ways, establish the look and feel of seasonal digital campaigns, and partner with Photo/Styling teams to ensure photography melds seamlessly with design and layout Collaborate cross-functionally with the Marketing, Merchandising, Styling, and Product teams to create and execute a unified brand vision Develop high-level art direction decks that are appropriate for digital channels Establish and communicate design parameters, specifications and style guides for campaigns and special projects Present work to directors and executives in an articulate, composed and engaging manner Possess a strong interest in leading teams and growing as a leader Partner seamlessly with all levels of designers and copywriters—Art Directors must be strong leaders and able to foster team camaraderie Experience: 7+ years of art direction experience in fashion retail, tech or related industry, 3+ years directly supervising a team Strong online portfolio that demonstrates systems thinking, a rational design process, and production expertise across a variety of formats, e.g., brand identity systems, websites, mobile, tablet, print, and packaging Significant experience working for an iconic brand or in a “brand-heavy” agency environment A strong eye for quality and trend as it relates to Fashion/Tech brands Ability to articulate strategic design intent through compelling visual language concepts, mood definition boards, and design mock-ups Significant experience working with layout for print and digital media and directing, training and guiding more junior designers Experience managing and collaborating with large cross-functional teams Excellent knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles Skills: Fluency with common design software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Keynote/Power Point) for the creation of visual design artifacts and presentations. Conversant with contemporary internet technologies (HTML, CSS, responsive design). Full understanding of various channel tactics including Digital, CRM, email, social, PR and events. Outstanding presentation skills with an ability to present a clear point of view, manage feedback and drive alignment and clarity for the team. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Site Merchandising Specialist
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Site Merchandising specialist with one of our top eCommerce clients in San Bruno, CA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! JOB DESCRIPTION: Position Summary: As a Site Merchandising Specialist – Site Operations, you are responsible for creating a best in class customer experience through effective site merchandising strategies and execution. You will be directly responsible for optimizing the site experience for taxonomy, product listing (shelf) and search by leveraging analytics, comp research and industry best practices. Creativity and agility will be paramount as you identify retail trends, synthesize information from multiple touch points and create business solutions in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment. Position Description: - Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Site Merchandising and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans to improve customer experience and conversion. Maintains a strong vision for future site improvements driven by passion for delighting our customers. Exhibits strong aptitude of competitive landscape and leverages to drive business improvements. Serves as an advisor to Category Management & Category Merchants; identifying potential enhancements on visual merchandising plans and seasonal campaigns leveraging customer-based analytics to improve conversion, repeat visit and other KPIs. Tests and evaluate the effectiveness of operational strategies; refines as part of continuous improvement process. Encourages an environment of operational excellence and flawless execution to achieve a best in class site experience. Manages site taxonomy build & product listing (shelf) rules at the category level, ultimately helping to execute the Category Managers strategy; providing insight to the team based off analytical data, tests and competitor actions. Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity. Works closely with the Site Merchandising, Merchandising, OMP teams, providing direction based on Category Management priorities, seasonality and operational insights. Review site map and remove duplicate site experiences. Build site navigation within specific product categories; to increase findability and improve customer experience while shopping the site. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent experience Preferred Qualifications: 1+ years of experience in consumer-focused e-commerce environment Analytical and process-oriented, comfortable making data-driven decisions Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cross-functional team and willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description when necessary Adaptable and demonstrates initiative in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities Keen attention to detail Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a custom organization and storage system company, is looking for a Graphic Designer with 3+ years of experience. This person will report to the Creative Director. This person should have good print experience (for brochures and store signage) and excellent PowerPoint presentation skills. This person will split their time between PowerPoint, and developing materials/assets for a new product launch. This person will need to be local to the SF Bay area – but can work remotely when needed, they’ll need to come onsite 1-2 days a week to spend time with the team. Responsibilities: Template design for upcoming PowerPoint presentation for the Creative Director. Developing assets for a new product launch – emails, signage, training materials, in-store display materials. Experience: Print Design experience. Experience compiling Presentation + PowerPoint experience for high-level presentations. Clean Elevated, impacted content, elevated spacing. Great typography skills. Ability to set up files properly for printing. Need your *own laptop*. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Advertising Project Manager
Our client, a lifestyle brand located in San Mateo is looking to hire a passionate Project Manager for a long term assignment of 12+ months. The Creative Project Manager will manage projects that push forward our client's branding and customer engagement and be part of the Advertising team at the company. Responsibilities: Manage projects through the creative development process, from kickoff through concept inception to production to final asset delivery Determine which technical assets, creative resources, and budgets are required in order to fulfill project requests Leads cross-functional communication around status, timelines & key milestones, creative requirements and content gaps Strategic contribution (strategic thinking /orientation) Ensure that teams know and understand the project vision, manage expectations and team relationships Ensure that projects are handed off on time and in scope Manage resources and logistics and partner with various internal and external teams to provide solutions to meet marketing and business objectives Engage in contingency planning, recommend solutions and proactively engage in problem-solving Support the lead manager on needs and mitigate risk on projects Contribute to refining processes and workflow Uphold standards and best practices Skills and Experience: 5+ years of project management experience at a brand or advertising agency Experience using resource/project management tools in a work environment Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills Comprehensive knowledge of advertising projects and processes (i.e. broadcast, OOH, OTT, digital, social & print) Demonstrated competency in project management and the execution of multiple or large scale projects with various stakeholders Ability to organize information and concisely present issues, recommendations and conclusions Superior written and verbal communication Does this sound like you? Apply today!