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Senior UX Designer
Onward Search has a client in Sunnyvale, CA that was looking for a Senior Level UX Designer. You must be comfortable with creating and improving existing UX layouts and working with Information Architecture. We are looking for someone who can work independently as you will be the sole UX Designer on this particular team. Additional Responsibilities: • Produce handoff ready work for tech team, including producing redlines and capturing assets • Design and deliver wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for multiple devices and interfaces • Translate concepts into customer flows, journey maps, and wireframes • Design for big data and find solutions that to improve the daily lives of our associates • Conduct user research and facilitate interviews and testing to find end user’s issues and needs • Participate in design critiques by presenting your work, capturing feedback, and giving constructive feedback on your peer’s work • Establish design guidelines and collaborate with team members to ensure consistency across designs • Apply a user-centered approach to requirements and interdependencies to develop engaging interfaces • Collaborate and brainstorm with team to understand, identify, and take on complex business requirements and user needs Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Lead Digital Designer
Our client, a luxury mobility company, is looking for a Lead Digital Designer with 5+ years of experience. They are looking for a Lead Digital Designer. The candidate must have a world-class sense of design, the ability to manage multiple projects, and great communication skills. They must have a passion for layout, typography, and color, and the ability to carry a brand aesthetic across multiple platforms to create a visually compelling brand story. This person will be reporting into the Senior Brand Manager. Their Brand team is responsible for the breadth of how our product and company are communicated to the world and we strive for excellence and innovation within every aspect of this brand communication. Responsibilities Lead the design of our digital projects; including websites, mobile apps, showroom and event kiosks Collaborate with UX Design team to support the effort of their UI design to insure it similarly carries our digital design identity Brainstorm concepts, sketch wireframes, create mockups, refine design details, and prepare assets Art direct and select photography and rendered assets Work closely and iteratively with developers to ensure design accuracy throughout the creative process Contribute to style guides and apply those guides across platforms to drive a cohesive brand vision Oversee and mentor junior designers Experience Variety of experience in agency or in-house design teams A passion for and working knowledge of automobiles, EVs, and the future of mobility A demonstrated user empathy approach to design The ability to process complex information into simple design solutions Understanding of the premium and luxury space A portfolio demonstrating fluency in digital design SKILLS Fluency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Sketch Deep understanding of layout and typography for web and mobile Strong communication skills and experience presenting to senior leadership Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client with a UX RESEARCHER need who is multi-talented in terms of skill set as well as flexible in terms of hours per week (varied occasionally) and ok with working on and offsite. The perfect candidate is a User Experience Researcher who can also do some design and present findings. This is a 2-3 month assignment in the East Bay. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 2-3 yrs of UX Research experience in designing, conducting, analyzing and reporting on user-centered design research and usability testing Conduct research to identify user needs and goals Proficient in task and workflow modeling, ethnography and persona development Able to conduct rapid iterative usability testing and more formal in-depth testing Experience conducting both online and in the field research and provide recommendations based on data Open to being a team member who acts as a repository of research-based knowledge Test business requirements using heuristic/qualitative methods Use task-focused analysis to determine user needs Work with designers to test look and feel Coordinate and conduct usability tests, one on one user engagement sessions, etc. Create conduct collateral (interview protocol) Produce qualitative data analysis, reports and usability recommendations Exceptional communication and interviewing skills Ability to clearly convey findings and build empathy for the end user with non UX practitioners TOP 3 REQUIRED SKILLS: UX Qualitative interviewing UX Data analysis and reporting Ability to identify trends in data and make design recommendations PLUS': Familiarity with electronic health record systems and working with physicians Graphic design skills for mockups and annotating screen shots for reports Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Director of Public Relations
Onward Search is partnering with a leading extended warranty service provider in San Francisco to identify a Director of Public Relations with a B2B Focus. You will be responsible for strategy and execution of their public relations program, in addition to collaborating with their Senior Social Media Manager. You’ll work closely with leadership and stakeholders across the company. RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategize and execute an overarching public relations strategy that ladders up to business goals (primarily B2B) Run point on all PR campaigns that support brand and product initiatives Develop and execute thought leadership programs for leadership execs Proactively identify new opportunities and develop new programs to elevate the brand among current retail and carrier partners, potential new partners, media, and consumers Cultivate and manage relationships with top-tier business, consumer, and trade outlets Counsel internal stakeholders on proper expectations and external messaging Occasionally work with parent company on joint messaging/communication efforts Provide internal and external support to corporate partners in the US Manage US based PR agency for support QUALIFICATIONS: 8+ years of experience in driving communications strategies for tech-focused companies. In-house experience is a must, a combination of in-house and agency experience is great Strong previous experience with B2B/trade-focused PR/comms strategies Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to quickly build rapport with senior management and provide proper counsel for external communications matters Experience managing external agencies Strong attention to detail with excellent time management skills Proven track record for pitching and cultivating media relationships Strategic and thoughtful storyteller who is always thinking about the headline and correct target Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in communications, public relations, or journalism
Digital Design Director
Our client, a branding and design agency, is looking for a Digital Design Director with 8+ years of experience to join their team for 40 hrs/wk onsite in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate is a passionate designer whose compelling conceptual and technical skills drive a studio’s capabilities into a new innovative era. A proactive leader who is equally skilled at collaboration as they are at inspiring a team across creative and account disciplines. A master 'go-getter' who dives into the trenches of a project, always committed to getting their hands dirty to craft award-winning work that surpasses a client’s expectations. This person will be working on mobile apps, desktop, websites, digital platforms Responsibilities include: Lead the creative process from initial ideation to launching an experience ensuring excellence, consistency, and quality at every step along the way. Seamlessly manage client, agency partners, and vendor relationships to maintain timeline, budget, and quality expectations. Be a confident creative lead that excels at directing and mentoring a team of strategists, writers, project managers, and designers to bring their best work, daily. Be a compelling presenter whose professionalism and diction can clearly articulate work to a wide, assorted audience in a manner that sells ideas and deepens client relationships. Drive the agencies design thinking, internal processes, and agency culture in positive, meaningful ways that reach far beyond the project or–ahem, party. Experience: Experience in a creative leadership role that successfully embodied all of the above Experience within a digitally focused design agency An insatiable curiosity and enthusiasm for new digital and design platforms, trends, and programs. Unparalleled expertise in Sketch and the entire Adobe Creative Suite Experience in brand building and establishing a brand platform Experience in designing for both print and digital *Must have a portfolio or relevant work samples to be considered for this role
Digital Marketing Manager
Onward Search has a client that is looking for a Digital Marketing Manager who can lead campaigns across SEO, SEM, digital performance marketing, B2B content and email marketing. This will be a 12 month contract onsite with the potential to extend beyond that. Responsibilities: Develop, manage and measure digital marketing campaigns (including web, SEO/SEM, email, etc.) Track all marketing analytics, prepare and present recommendations, reports, and findings Devise strategies to drive online traffic along with measuring and reporting on key KPI's Lead digital marketing projects and collaborate with cross-functional partners Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree in marketing or computer science. 3+ years’ experience in digital marketing with the measurable growth track record Working knowledge of marketing CRM and automation tools such as Salesforce, Hubspot, Pardot, Marketing Cloud Experience with running end-to-end marketing campaigns including email drip campaigns, PPC and SEO campaigns, etc. Experience managing/updating/optimizing Wordpress websites. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Tableau, Adobe Suite is a plus. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Email Marketing Manager
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a marketing professional with a strong passion for email channel management and experiences. Our client, a well-known eCommerce brand is seeking a marketing leader to drive digital operations and customer marketing experiences across a wide range of platforms. Apply today to speak with one of our associates and learn more. Responsibilities: • Email Calendar Management- provide and manage updates based on campaign additions, changes or cancellations • Trafficking of email channels for sales and events • Oversee execution of Email Channel Activation plan • Identifying capacity allocation errors related to campaign planning/execution and flagging to PMO (Up to 25% of campaign inaccuracies) - SPARC/ Email ticket audits • Flag to Channel Lead and Sr. PMs capacity and planning errors. As an experienced marketer you should be someone who: Leverages insights and data to make real time adjustments to optimize business performance. You leverage data to identify, prioritize, and act. Develops choices and makes recommendations, even when there are competing priorities where tough trade-offs are necessary. Deliver’s the best customer experiences that drive the best business outcomes. You have a strong point of view and clear plan of action with a consumer-focused mindset. Possesses prior experience utilizing a variety of propriety and third-party tools to self-service and pull reporting, affect targeting, schedule placements. Preferred Requirements: Site merchandising expertise at a leading eCommerce retailer or marketplace 1+ years of digital marketing expertise from a customer-first company with rigorous operational cadences and processes to manage & optimize the business in real-time Email push notification marketing experience is a strong plus. BA/BS degree required Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA who can develop comprehensive operational plans to manage complete project lifecycles for complex integrated marketing campaigns. As a leader you will to ensure the right plans and strategy are in place to drive business initiatives. Our client is consistently recognized as one of the top places to work and is an industry leader at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology. Apply today to speak with one of associates to learn more! Key responsibilities and requirements include: Collaborate with multiple stakeholder organizations to ensure dots are connected between customer strategies, marketing objectives and strategies in go-to-market executions Project management and oversight of campaigns including creative development, agency management and ensuring campaigns are delivered on time for paid and owned channels Collaborate to develop campaign learning agendas and test design Regular status updates to marketing and business unit partners Manage campaign planning, development and deployment Ability to build timelines, lead creative reviews, create and improve processes Facilitate change requests, ensuring capacity and obtaining approvals Provide QA for all owned channel campaigns Collect post-campaign insights and implement learnings into future campaigns Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders Preferred Qualifications: Marketing or agency account management experience required Digital Marketing experience in all channels preferred vs. project manager generalist Background in working with designers and proven ability to work within creative process Strong quantitative / analytical skills Must be very comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite; candidate with macros experience preferred
Our client, is a cloud-based e-signature, is looking for a Sr. Copywriter with 4+ years of experience. This person will be part of the Brand Creative Team and Campaigns team. As Senior Copywriter, you will guide the creative product of both in-house and external creative teams. You'll collaborate with other creatives on the team to create work that pushes the industry's boundaries. Of course, as a Senior Copywriter, you'll need proven, high-level creative skills. You'll also need a digital IQ that is wicked high. A passion for social media. And a genuine interest in new technologies. This position is an Individual Contributor and reports to the Creative Director. Responsibilities Partner with internal teammates, help develop their briefs and take part in planning and strategy sessions Generate concepts that are on-brief and within budget Present internally to executive and senior level partners Deliver final creative that meets the team's strategic objectives Coordinate with project managers, producers, and key stakeholders get stuff made Make our team a great place to work Stay on top of and industry trends and techniques and keep your team up-to-date Experience 5+ plus years of creative experience in an agency or internal marketing team setting Tactfully communicate difficult/sensitive information Strong writing skills. Ability to craft punchy, whip-smart headlines. Write concise, readable body copy. Express B2B and technology concepts in language that reads like a friendly conversation. Strong command of the digital and social media space with great concepts, practices, procedures and technologies Experience with offline media, including OOH, video, print, and DM Ability to combine online and offline ideas and technologies, integrating big ideas through multiple media Basic understanding of UX and IA principles and process: site maps, page flows, wire frames, prototypes, etc.
Senior UX Designer
Onward Search is seeking a well-rounded UX Designer with experience working in the AI space. Our client is considered one of its industry leaders and is at the forefront of using the latest technology. Currently they are seeking a human-centered professional with the ability and desire to work in all phases of a design process for a 3-month extendable contract working out of their San Francisco office. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! What you bring to the table: You can demonstrate depth in at least one practice area listed above. A systems thinker who is innately curious and likes to dig into complex design, data, and ML/AI challenges. You think not only about the task at hand, but about how your choices scale and fit within larger, established systems and patterns. A collaborative team player who puts the interest of the team above your own. You’re comfortable working with people who bring many different skills to the table and can align your talents with theirs. No task is too big or small for you. A storyteller who can develop clear and persuasive narratives about your work to share with a wide range of audiences, including designers, product and business partners and stakeholders. Passionate. You are genuinely interested in impacting people’s lives. You strive to know as much as you can about the people you are designing for and make decisions based on their needs. Results-oriented. You’re a proto-typer who understands that success comes sooner with trial and error. You possess the ability to develop clear action plans and deliver solutions in a timely manner. Flexibility in knowing that projects can adjust and change in an instant. You are adaptable and have a sense of humor in the face of ambiguous design challenges. Does this sound like you? Apply today!