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Onward Search is looking for a digital photo editor who will assist the Head of Imagery manage the look and feel of our client’s site through images. This individual will primarily be responsible for building, managing and maintaining an on-brand searchable imagery library for our teams, sourcing stock images for company’s digital properties, updating and improving our database of event category images through external sources including imagery touch-ups, and implementing imagery best practices for images and image metadata. Our ideal candidate is experienced in photo editing production, has an eye for music and sports photography and strong imagery research skills; Extremely organized, and excels in a startup environment; they can take direction and run with it, owning their projects while being held to measurable key performance indicators. Responsibilities: • Building an on brand searchable database of images for a number of internal teams • Managing the database (credentials, access, organization) for user groups around the company who are requesting and selecting imagery • Sourcing images, both on the web and through contracted freelancers • Ensuring that all images on site are properly credited • Keeping an eye on the site and switching out sub-par images • Retouching images as needed Requirements: • Proven initiative to get started and work independently when necessary, and to come up with ideas and carry them out • Ability to thrive with ambiguous problems and identify solutions cross-functionally • Clear communication skills and a high level of organization • Eager to support a wide range of people • A strong eye for compelling entertainment imagery • Basic retouching and digital photography skills • Comfortable with proprietary software, Photoshop, and digital asset management systems Qualifications: • Basic photo editing skills and knowledge of rights-managed photography Does this sound like you apply today!
Our client, a fashion accessories company, is looking for a Visual/UI Designer to join their Global Brand team at their U.S. headquarters in San Francisco! This person will support the Senior Manager of Global Creative with web development, UX, and all digital graphic design needs. This role is the primary owner of visually optimizing our web presence as well as user experience and digital initiatives. Daily responsibilities include execution of creative briefs for digital, updating seasonal web-based campaigns, non-flagship and templated email design, owning and updating the content hub, and supporting social. Responsibilities: Translate business and marketing objectives into digital designs that are clear, compelling, and visually engaging (20%, play a collaborative role) Update all website assets for seasons/campaigns in-line with the concept of the season/campaign (15%, primary responsibility) Execute on creative briefs submitted from various departments and global partners - including non-flagship emails, email templates, site assets, GDN ads, banners, etc. (15%, primary responsibility) Act as liaison between the Global Creative Team and the Web Team (15%, play a collaborative role) Assist Senior Manager of Global Creative with ongoing development and improvements to our web presence (10%, play a cooperative role) Use A/B testing to find the best solutions to usability problems Implement UX/UI processes to support personas and user journeys that stem from personalization tool Apply industry best practices to assignments while following brand guidelines, maintaining marketing consistency across multiple platforms such as website, email and third-party marketing (10%, play a collaborative role) Continuously update the content hub, working closely with cross-functional teams to provide the best possible experience (10%, play a cooperative role) Provide support for any Ditto, Retain. Me, affiliate programs, ads, and web-based 3rd party partners (5%, play a collaborative role) Experience: 5+ years’ experience in graphic design for web and email. 3+ years of robust and valid UI/UX design experience. Secure people/project management skills working on an accelerated timeline. Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Comfortable with CSS, HTML, and responsive web and mobile design principles for email/web design. If this sounds like you, do not hesitate to apply today!
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Copywriter working out of our clients San Jose office. As part of our social copy team, you will bring our voice to life across all of our channels. You will build and grow a consistent presence and top of mind awareness on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other channels, telling our story and connecting consumers with our brand. Currently, we are seeking this individual through the end of this year on a long term extendable contract basis. Requirements: First and foremost, you’re an exceptional writer with excellent creative ideation skills and a strong editorial point of view. You have the unique ability to maintain a consistent tone across multiple channels — in a voice that is both native to each channel as well as consistent with the company brand. You approach every project through the lens of the consumer, considering each step of the customer journey, and can deliver the brand experientially. You’ll own the voice of our channels, lead the copy content creation and approval process, and will execute the campaign and handle requests as needed. To be successful in this job, you must be an agile strategic creative and critical thinker, highly detailed, and a self-starter who can balance multiple projects with competing deadlines, in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You should be well versed in social media content with a passion for staying at the front of social media trends and cultural references. You should be bold and inventive, constantly looking for opportunities to amplify our social presence, capable of being scrappy when needed, and adept at leveraging existing assets to elevate the brand across channels. Responsibilities: Execute on a content calendar to support the strategic and promotional content needs, aligned to critical business milestones including seasonal, promotional campaigns and cultural moments Concept and write on a daily basis for client-owned channels, ensuring flawless execution and voice and style consistency across all platforms Content creation for social channels, through written creative assets that marry the eBay brand with the appropriate tone of voice native to the customer journey in each channel. Collaborate with content makers to develop and execute strategically driven creative assets through the skillful use of prose and narrative devices Build engagement, connections, and loyalty by creating consistent brand voice across offsite channels Optimize social pages to increase impact, top of mind and visibility of eBay content Work with internal cross-functional teams to advise and leverage social media opportunities Own high-profile projects from concept through execution, including being self-sufficient in overcoming obstacles with business partners and presenting to leadership when necessary Act as a proxy for the Art Director/Creative Director when needed Collaborate closely with makers, designers, photographers, marketers, the BU merchandising teams and external agencies Support and influence the social/content team’s traffic, performance, and engagement goals Participate in brainstorms and contribute ideas to influence marketing and creative strategies. Skills & Qualifications: 3+ years’ experience with an emphasis on social content (retail or e-commerce experience is a big plus) Strong knowledge of major social channels: functionality, copy best practices and more. Excellent copywriting skills; strong verbal communication and presentation skills Ability to work seamlessly with quickly changing business priorities and tight deadlines Experience successfully partnering with various teams including Marketing, SEO, UX, Product, Design, and Merchandising in a fast-paced editorial environment Extremely effective and organized; able to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities. Ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders while navigating healthy conflict to reach a consensus The skills you need to nail this job: Understand best practices for social media - best ways to use each platform and create successful, engaging content
IT Communications Manager
Onward Search is currently seeking an IT Communications Specialist for a 5-month extendable contract opportunity. This person someone who helps communicate, educate, and evangelize IT and technology products and services across an audience of 20000+ people internally. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Day to Day Overview: Develop and implement strategies for keeping employees informed and excited by IT change initiatives in a timely, relevant and engaging manner. Take the lead and engage in the creation, approval, distribution of all IT related communications, including project announcements, outages, tech updates, internal technology marketing, training, newsletters, and intranet sites. Provide guidance and best practices for others within the team and act as the thought leader for project and technology teams. Contribute to and enable thoughtful and effective change adoption plans, understanding the complexities of technology change, user behaviors, and audience segmentation. Build empathy with our end users, understand their needs and balance them against the needs of our project and technology teams Build great partnerships and relationships with our internal teams as well as our external partners and ecosystems. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum 5 years of experience preferably in the space of IT communications, change management or technology marketing Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to self-manage, organize projects and shifting priorities Excellent editorial skills with keen attention to detail Ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility Organized and structured in your approach to writing with experience in developing content strategies and / or content architecture Does this sound like you, do not hesitate to apply now!
Social Media Manager
Are you fascinated with how social media has changed the landscape of how we do business? Well, our client is too and could use Social Media Jedi like you on their team. Onward Search is seeking a Social Media Manager for a 6-month extendable contract opportunity working with one of our top client’s in San Jose, CA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more about this opportunity! Job Overview: • The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of experience in managing corporate Social Media accounts. • Stays current with social platform tech and trend developments and best practices in an effort to push innovative concepts and test/learn campaigns. • Deep social media expertise establishing channel best practices. • Analytics expert; you make data-based decisions and continually look for ways to optimize strategy and tactics • Responsive and proactive planner; be able to lead content creators in the development of optimal assets to meet the speed of business. • Ideate and concept content that meets creative and paid media best practices for priority social channels and lead production of all assets. • Understanding of how to integrate influencer content to maximize traffic and revenue. • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Merchandising, Comms and Growth (among others) to extend cohesive brand messaging across social media channels. • Possess a firm understanding of social media channels and how to manipulate content within each respective channel. • Ability to see across video and stills to tell stories and drive action. • Extremely process and results driven – constantly strive to optimize for speed and impact. • Manage a social media manager with a fashion focus. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is currently seeking a UX Designer for a 6-month extendable contract working out of San Jose, CA. Our client, a premiere eCommerce brand is looking for someone who would have an understanding of design principles and trends, and have a passion for learning and growing in the design field. Prior experience shipping products that are well designed is a must. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Day to Day Overview: • Partner with researchers, strategists, product managers, engineers, designers, and other professionals from across the country (and the world) to define and build products that will create a positive user experience on the company site. • Deliver wireframes, visual design, prototypes, and final specs as needed. • Collaborate with designers across the company on projects that cross team borders. • Present your work in weekly design reviews and make your voice heard. • Support product leads and articulate design decisions to product stakeholders and leadership. • Balance opinion and intuition with data and analysis. • Be the voice of the use. Does this sound like you, apply today!
Jr. Graphic Designer
Our client, a top lifestyle brand in San Francisco, is looking to hire a talented Jr. Designer for a 6+ month assignment. The ideal candidate for this role is a curious, collaborative person who’s excited to support creative projects big and small, has excellent attention to detail and keeps things positive. The role will involve working on bringing templates, production-based artistic and innovative concepts to life. Requirements, Skills, and Experience: 1-2 years of experience in design Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite Interest in the latest design trends Experience designing for web, print, and other mediums Excellent work ethic and an even better sense of humor Visual design sense and eye for detail Ability to take direction well and communicate A solid understanding of humor Working knowledge of InVision is a plus Agency experience is a plus A favorite font besides Din, know how to play with color and think Proxima Nova is preferred Does this sound like you, apply today!
Our client is a leading, full-service advertising agency, specializing in health care and biotech is looking for a UX Designer with 5+ years of experience. This person will be reporting into the UX lead in NYC. This person will utilize site-maps, user-flows, wireframes, and prototypes to test and recommend improvements to internally and externally focused digital projects. Also, research of best practices in UX will be necessary to support recommendations in UX improvement. You would need an understanding of the importance that SEO and SEM play and how they impact UX. This person will be a part of the broader Customer Experience Strategy team and interact with creative, account, production, digital strategy, and project management team members. The UX team consults on project briefs, content architecture, UX/UI design, and project execution. We also conduct user research to test and help optimize new and existing digital projects in the pharma and healthcare space. Projects include websites, mobile and tablet apps, email campaigns, etc. for a variety of audiences, including healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers. Experience At least five years of solid UX work in an agency setting Experience working in healthcare or pharma would be a huge bonus (but not necessary) Keen understanding of standard practices in content architecture, user interface design, storyboarding, and user experience philosophies (and eager to learn more) Advanced analytical skills, including the ability to understand and foresee user requirements and usage patterns Adept at finding practical solutions to real problems Self-motivated and disciplined Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to articulate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences. Demonstrated ability to form relationships with clients Skills: Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure RP, OmniGraffle, Proto.io, InVision, and standard Microsoft & Adobe applications. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Database Project Coordinator
Our national insurance client is seeking a PROJECT COORDINATOR who is strong in excel and word. The role is working quickly and efficiently to help clean up information in an existing database. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 2-4 yrs experience in a support role Strong excel skills Personable and efficient - will be communicating with many parties to verify and update information Strong attention to detail Prefer experience in a corporate setting Excellent time-management skills and self-managing Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is partnering with a fashion accessory company to identify a Copywriter focused on global branding to join their team! This person will be responsible for all copywriting needs across the company, including writing and editing copy for marketing campaigns, product, social, web, PR, retail, and email and developing a cohesive voice for the brand. The Copywriter, Global Brand reports to the Sr. Director, Global Brand with a dotted line into Sr. Manager, Content Marketing & Social Media and will work closely to conceptualize ideas and strategies for digital campaigns and content. The role requires a deep understanding of fashion and accessories and how to market to Millennials and Gen Z. Responsibilities: Partners within Digital, Social, and Creative teams to create strong content plans that support community and wardrobe marketing strategies across all customer touch-points. Works in partnership with Sr. Manager, Content Marketing & Social Media to take product concepts and expand into clear and coherent customer-facing story sets. Leverages the content produced by creative to support product launches by building compelling story sets; quickly adapts/implements learnings from customer response to Quay’s campaigns/initiatives along with changes in culture zeitgeist. Leverages customer insights, social listening, fashion/beauty/culture trends to develop an understanding of what is most relevant to our audience; shares it generously with internal teams. Writes accurate, compelling, and concise copy with attention to grammar and brand guidelines. Generates creative, engaging, and witty copy and concept approach by developing multiple solutions for a single assignment. Experience: 2-3 years of copywriting experience. A broad liberal arts education, or equivalent work experience. B.S. or B.A. in Journalism, English or Creative Writing preferred. Persuasive creative writing and grammar skills and experience developing copy for successful marketing campaigns. Ability to organize data and actionable insights in easy-to-understand executive summaries A deep understanding of eCommerce and user experience within the digital space. Capability to meet tight deadlines while multi-tasking and managing a high volume of projects. Proficiency with Mac platforms and Microsoft Office programs. Experience with Keynote is helpful but not required. Does this sound like you, apply today!