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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 print This 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 budgets Experience 5+ 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 advertising Does 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 teams Experience: 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 must Apply 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 language Experience: 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 / Web Do 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 organization About 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 pilots Job 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
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!
Site Analytics Manager
Onward Search has an exciting new opportunity for a freelance Site Analytics Manager with one of our biggest clients. This position has an immediate onsite start at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. As a site Analytics Manager, you will provide support for the Site Merchandising team and play a key role in increasing growth across categories as well as cross seasonal campaigns. RESPONSIBILITIES: Be the expert of business analytics for the Site Merchandising team (deliver data, provide support, and tools). Gather and analyze information independently. Formulate and test hypothesis, interpret results, develop and communicate recommendations to the Site Merchandising team. After providing suggestions for simplifications, implement those changes as necessary. Evaluate the performance of reaching customer experience goals by analyzing metrics such as retail and merchandise as well as website engagement across all devices. Deliver ongoing and ad hoc measurements and analyses to ensure an appropriate measure of impact and performance. Turn business questions into the functional analysis. Grasp the concept of core financial impact in terms of profitability, sales, and KPI’s. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (computer science, math, or statistics) is highly preferred. At least 3 years of experience in site development, site analytics, and/or site merchandising. At least 3 years of experience in larger data set analytics including advanced data querying such as SQL. Must have strong proven experience with site tracking. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint a must). Prior experience with web analytics tools (Coremetrics, Google Analytics, etc.) is a major plus. Experience with content management tools and database-driven sites is also a major plus. System expertise to query databases, and business expertise of merchandising levers. Impeccable reporting and data visualization skills (including report automation). Comfortable in creating and presenting analysis. High energy and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds of interest, waste no time and reach out today about this exciting opportunity!
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our biggest clients. The opportunity is for a position as a freelance UX Researcher that will have an immediate start onsite in San Francisco, California. Our client is looking for a UX Researcher with strong communication and data analysis skills as well as impeccable knowledge of research. If you are curious individual with passion for everything research, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate with other product managers, content strategists, researchers, designers, engineers, and architects on a goal to transform complex issues into easy-to-use products. Additionally, work with c-level executives, stakeholders, product managers and designers to pinpoint research opportunities on user-facing products. Help teams understand customer needs, attitudes, and behaviors through actionable and thoughtful research. Make the experience easier and more delightful for customers. Provide feedback on findings as well as recommendations on how to address research goals and questions. Find appropriate research methods based on time/budget and resourcing constraints. Seek out feedback from Design leaders and managers. Plan and conduct user research across various products and teams (recruiting and scheduling user testing sessions etc.). Serve as a research advocate on the team, ensuring needs are met. Perform independent, impactful research that translates into actionable insights. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree in HCI, Psychology, or another related field. Must have 6 years of UX Research experience. Strong knowledge of summative and formative usability research methods and their application in a growing organization. Previous experience with heuristic evaluations, field studies, competitive testing, and participatory design. Experience working across various products and teams. Able to define success metrics and benchmarking for various projects. Ability of providing various research approaches to resolve complex design or business issues. Provides recommendations with excitement and passion. Not afraid to ask questions and welcomes feedback. Capable of working without close supervision.
Onward Search has a new opportunity with a big client for a position as a freelance Digital Producer. This freelance position has an immediate start onsite at our client’s office in San Bruno, California. An ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to coordinate with the client at a variety of levels and across functions and oversee client expectations to ensure happiness. If you are interested, apply right now! RESPONSIBILITIES: Become the project point person. Run several on- and off-line creative projects (banners, site features, category updates, signage, landing pages, promotions, emails, direct mail, handouts, catalogs, and environmental). Preserve communications and coordinate workflow between all stakeholders (legal, production, development, site merchandising, copy, content, and marketing design). Collaborate with internal clients to intake and evaluate creative briefs and later transform them into executable projects with timelines and deliverables. Traffic assets through the review process and parse feedback. Display a customer-centric point of view on design and interaction. Make sure each final deliverable is accurate, meets the project objectives, and is approved by all stakeholders. Advocate for the highest quality result. Identify any issues and resolve them in a timely manner. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have at least 6 years of digital production experience. Previous experience in agency and in-house is a major plus. Experience in print-production is preferred. Process-orientated as well as adaptable to being flexible and managing multiple simultaneous projects. Collaboration and relationship-building skills are a must. Impeccable analytical mindset with excellent communication and presentation skills. Apply now to learn more today!
Onward Search is seeking an HR Coordinator for one of our e-commerce clients. This opportunity starts immediately on-site at our client’s office in San Jose, CA. Our client is looking for an individual that is detail-obsessed, has high energy, and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, apply right now! RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver administrative support to the recruiting team (i.e. process improvement projects, ad-hoc duties). Cooperate and maintain open lines of communication with recruiters, interviewers, candidates, and others as necessary for a smoother interview process. Consistently update candidate status in applicant tracking to uphold the hiring workflow. Create professional interview agenda and provide it to everyone included. Take care of all parts of the candidate interview logistics (meeting invites, organizing video and dial-in interview, book rooms). Schedule logistics of assigned requisitions, making sure service is effective and efficient, Make sure the candidate experience is superb. QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in Microsoft office. Capable of grasping content quickly including software technologies. Capable of working independently, yet not afraid to ask for guidance or answer when needed. The capability of handling various tasks within multiple projects and deadlines without jeopardizing the quality of work. Capacity to handle stressful situation and ability to complete frequently changing priorities. Advocate for applicant experience such as reducing churn and reschedules while additionally coaching and developing strong business relations. Good eye for detail and great skills for noticing and resolving issues. Ability to collaborate and interact with various levels of leadership and teams. Superb written and oral communication skills. Optimistic and witty personality. Must be proactive and resourceful. Driven to do more than expected. Does this sound like you, apply today to learn more today!