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Senior Video Producer Multi-Media
Onward Search is looking for an experienced Sr. Video Producer to join our client’s global communications creative team to develop and drive a wide array of visual projects from short animated clips to product IRLs to major event videos. This person work across the communications function on a diverse set of projects that impact company reputation and help drive our narrative. Currently we are seeking this individual on a 16 month extendable contract basis in San Jose, CA! Apply today to speak with one of our associates! Day to Day: • Develop, script, produce, and edit sharable motion picture content • Create video content for major All Hands, external events, social media and employee engagement programs • Create pitches and concepts for upcoming projects • Technical storytelling, visualize data and abstract ideas • Work cross-functionally across multiple departments • Research and package content from internal and external resources to develop engaging stories & narratives • Create podcasts • Add channels and next generation multi-media capabilities to ensure relevance and keep pace with a challenging competitive set • Strong collaboration with the Communications Creative Services team including visual design and editorial • Innate recognize opportunities where high quality video content can amplify existing programs • Organize and store content created across the comms function for future use and is easily leverageable on a global basis What you bring to the table: • Bachelor’s Degree in Film, Arts and/or equivalent experience in film/video production • 8+ years of work experience within the industry • Experience with onsite film production, motion graphics, video editing, and audio editing • Experience driving projects from beginning to end - from creative to final delivery • Experience managing a budget on a project and annual basis • Knowledge in video production and post-production • A link to an online portfolio showcasing your work Considered a Bonus if you have: • Experience working at a technology company • Experience working at a creative agency • Experience managing programs working directly with the most senior leadership team of the company
Our client, a design consultancy, has an immediate need for a Senior Designer. This position spans the media landscape. Candidates should have a diverse skill set, and be excited to work in multiple design disciplines. Candidate should also be comfortable working with ambiguous direction. Responsibilities: Design a variety of work that includes but is not limited to graphic design, branding, print, digital, video, presentations and much more. You will collaborate with the strategy team to turn business problems into design solutions. Mentor junior designers. Requirements: 6+ years of experience at a design firm, digital agency, or in house design team etc. Diverse book with a curiosity for the future of design, and design thinking. Degree in design. Experience with the following: experience design, graphic design, art direction, creative tech, and storytelling.
Motion Graphics Designer
Our client, an insurance company focused on Health and Wellness, is looking for a Motion Graphics Designer, with 3-4 years of experience. This is a contract-to-hire role, 40 hrs/wk, onsite in Mountain View, CA. This person will be leading all motion design for the marketing team, so a leader/self-starter is ideal. This person will be responsible for making all rich media/motions ads and influencer films for the nation's fastest growing insurance company. You will be joining a growing team of awesome designers, to help bring their mission to life through short form video and ads that truly connect with the audience and drive action. This role reports to the Chief Creative Officer. Responsibilities include: Work with the design and marketing team to brainstorm ad concepts, design storyboards, composite and edit videos, animate titles across different channels (social media, TV, web) Build out digital ad campaigns using video editing and 2D motion design for digital ad platforms such as Facebook, Youtube and Linkedin Present new ad creative for all critical growth channels - optimizing with your team to help improve CTR for their health literacy app Handle all technical aspects of video production Experience: Experience owning rich media/motion ads from start to finish Experience working within a marketing team Experience in both video editing and 2D motion design Expert in video editing and motion graphics suites, such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects, BONUS POINTS for HTML5 experience Excellent understanding of color, composition, and typography
Junior User Researcher
Overview: Our client, a top insurance company located in Walnut Creek is looking to hire a Jr. User Researcher for a 3+ month assignment. This person’s primary role will be interviewing customers and writing reports on findings/learning. Responsibilities, Skills, and Experience: Facilitates Interviews and has a neutral point of view Learn current best practices of the companies UX Org Designer-led User Research discipline and support the demand and cadence of these sessions Adapt and innovate research practices to meet team needs under tight schedules Plan and execute studies to learn user preferences, attitudes, behaviors, and feedback in collaboration with UX team, internal and external customers. Write reports including findings and recommendations that drive user discovery and future design improvements. Help drive the growth and culture of a growing user experience team Support Principal User Researcher on all activities related to research. Bachelor’s Degree in user research, psychology or related field
Overview: Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Visual Designer to join the Creative team of a finance startup in SF that provides one frictionless experience to send money globally through the power of blockchain. Responsibility: Focus primarily on branding and identity projects Web design and layout work See project through from brief to final product in terms of the presentation/deck Take content and bring it to life visually Have a good portfolio and present it well Be a team player, yet hold their own weight Be able to work affectively in a fast-paced environment Voice challenges, but will provide solutions Have experience building presentations within PPT, Keynote, Google Slides Make new design templates Will work with lead Designer on larger presentations and other tasks Requirements: Strong visual design aptitude, can create assets from scratch that are original and tied to business objectives Strong typography and illustration skills Experience designing diagrams and infographics Experience using Adobe Creative Suite Experience using Figma and Sketch are a plus Proficiency in PPT, Keynote, and Google Slides Strong design, written and verbal communication skills Excellent self-management skills Experience working in an agency environment is a plus Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or other related field preferred
Senior Visual Designer
Overview: Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Visual Designer to join the Creative team of a finance startup in SF that provides one frictionless experience to send money globally through the power of blockchain! The Senior Visual Designer will be responsible for concepting and designing global campaign creative across different media channels for marketing initiatives. In this role, you’re expanding brand adoption marketing program with multi-channel creative work for our customers all over the world. They're looking for a design leader with significant experience in the global marketing ecosystem, especially with digital marketing channels. Understanding all aspects of global vs. localized design is key to success in this role. You are expected to use strategic thinking together with your exceptional design skills to turn creative briefs into compelling visual deliverables. You will be part of a team that shapes the brand identity as the leader in enterprise blockchain solutions for global payments. What You'll Do: Expand our global adoption marketing program by designing campaign creative for our customers across various geographies Work with marketing and business stakeholders to form campaign plans and turn objectives into campaign concepts and designs (digital and print) Work hands-on in collaboration with our in-house design team and agency partners to build and design campaign deliverables Design and present campaign ideas tied back to business objectives and goals Form best practices to distribute global campaigns into local markets including language translations etc. As part of the design collective, contribute to the design system and brand development What We're Looking For: Design leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative culture You are passionate – you love turning complex ideas into compelling stories and use visual language to support the overall narrative Proven track record creating world-class campaign creative and design that raises the bar Understanding of global markets and experience with design for various geographies Power to influence others to build consensus, while navigating through ambiguity Attention to detail and a commitment to excellence Energetic and relentless in the pursuit of moving the needle inspiring people who work with you to up their game Requirements: Your up-to-date portfolio speaks for itself. Must have a portfolio featuring examples of work, your design process and outcomes/results Degree in Design, Marketing / Advertising, or related field of study or 10 years of equivalent relevant work experience 10+ years relevant work experience in advertising, marketing, and visual design Demonstrated experience with global campaign creative Experience in creative asset localization Strong knowledge of creative tools for creating static and moving images Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent self-management skills Experience with localization and translation Bonus: Experience in the enterprise software space a plus Experience in creative writing a plus Previous experience at a startup or in-house creative team a plus
Onward Search has a client looking for a UX Designer for a 12 month contract. This candidate will create the User Experience designs for both internal users and customers. You will also design dashboards, reports and user experience tailored to consuming big data Additional Responsibilities: Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in user experience design and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans Manages project team User Experience deliverables Supports User Experience strategy and innovation Leads medium-sized, diverse, cross-functional User Experience projects to generate the overall user experience solution and deliver usability on product within feasibility limits. Minimum Qualifications A strong product design portfolio that demonstrates how you design to solve for both business requirements and customer needs Excellent grasp of the design thinking and 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, or Zeplin Solid interaction skills (track record of deploying user interface standards and conventions, functional communication flows, dynamic engaging interfaces) Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years design experience or Master’s Degree and 3 years design experience or 6 years design experience or equivalent practical experience. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s in Design, User Experience, Human Computer Interaction, Mass Communications or related field. Prior experience with designing connected graph-like displays Delivered successful design for responsive web, iOS and Android Experience building efficient scalable systems or in eCommerce Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client that is looking for several Technical Recruiters. You will work with search firms to determine optimum recruitment method to develop and maintain a highly qualified candidate pool. You will be in charge of Screening, interviewing, and recommending prospective employees for employment in entry-level and experienced technical positions. Responsibilities: Identify, screen, interview, evaluate qualify candidates for IT positions Format resumes meeting client expectations Create detailed job descriptions Follow up with candidates Foster long-term relationships with candidates Review and understand technical job requirement requirements Review applicants to verify if position requirements are met Requirements Ability to build strong relationships Office automation tools (MS Office etc) for proofreading, editing and formatting Good written and verbal communication skills Self-confidence and self starter Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience ideally Doe this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply now if interested!
Senior Manager- Strategy
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Strategist for a 3-month extendable contract working out of San Francisco, CA. Our client, a premiere eCommerce brand is looking for someone who will use internal customer data, qualitative and quantitative research, segmentation, competitive analysis, assessment of previous marketing activities and investments to develop our experiential strategy across in-person touchpoints. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more. Day to Day Overview: Lead overall experiential strategy across sponsorships, ticket pick-up, retail locations and other in-person experiences. Develop a playbook with the creative and production team for experiences across different touchpoints and sizes. Ensure consistency in the experiences and messages. Work with internal consumer insights teams and other marketers to develop experiential insights that are unique and ownable for our brand Oversee the creative development and execution of company’s experiential marketing What you bring to the table… Creative analytical marketer with penchant for telling stories supported by data Detail oriented creative problem solver with passion for branding, marketing communications and advertising You Have a bias for action, thrive in working in fast paced environments managing across multiple shifting priorities You have a proven track record of leading through influence and delivering persuasive presentations to senior leadership You enjoy working on collaborative cross-functional teams You are comfortable in a performance based environment Preferred Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s degree 8+ years in experiential consumer marketing Experience in strategy work across brand marketing Strong creative aesthetic and distinct POV on design Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to influence others Comfort presenting in front of senior leadership Strong analytical and quantitative skills – ability to use data to develop and measure experiential programs. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Lead Web Developer
Onward Search is currently seeking an Lead Web Development professional for a 6-month extendable contract working out of San Jose, CA. Our client, a premiere eCommerce brand is looking for someone who can develop, QA, and deploy pages, gather new features/functionality requirements, and evaluate/provide technical recommendations with regards to new technologies. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more. Day to Day Overview: Develop, QA and deploy pages for US Seller Center and US Seller Updates. Collaborate with Seller Center content owners to understand requirements and provide solutions or site updates. Gather new feature/functionality requirements from stakeholders and architect, develop, test and deploy solutions that meet the requirements. Evaluate and provide technical recommendations with regards to new technologies to be incorporated into the Seller Center or technologies that need to be deprecated. Provide analytical framework for Seller Center and Seller Updates for site analytics and tracking purposes. Collaborate with other internal teams (Global WebDev, Accessibility, Engineering Systems, Source Control Management, Build & Release, SEO, Information Security, Product Security etc.) and third party partners to keep Seller Center up to date with best practices, evolving coding guidelines and compliance requirements, changes/upgrades to backend tools, systems and services etc. Serve as a Seller Center technical POC for other internal teams and third parties working with Seller Center team. Manage development deliverables and timelines with stakeholders, self and offshore developer and communicate project status to stakeholders. Analyze, review and revise code produced by third party or offshore developer and integrate with the site. Oversee offshore developer, manage tasks and review their work. 5-10 years of experience, with less experience it would require more specific industry exp. Does this sound like you? Apply today!