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Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Copywriter for a 3 month extendable contract role working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Our client, is at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology to redefine the landscape of how consumers utilize their products daily. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Job Description: Our client is looking for an experienced Copywriter who will be responsible for brainstorming creative concepts with the design, product, and marketing teams and developing original digital, social and traditional advertising campaigns. Primary Job Responsibilities: Partner with design, marketing and product teams to create and execute a marketing copy that resonates with our diverse audiences. Execute and maintain the brand voice guidelines across all brand touch points. Collaborate with design to ensure the big ideas behind the brand are clear in both visuals and copy Collaborate with the marketing team across a variety of channels: email and subject line testing, Facebook ads, display ads, social campaigns, branded events, milestones, and contests, print collateral and targeted content. Identify gaps in our existing messaging and define ways to strengthen our brand and voice. Required Skills: A minimum of 3 years in brand copywriting, preferably in a copywriter role at an ad agency or an in-house creative department Bachelor’s degree, preferably with English/Journalism focus Ability to adjust brand voice and tone based on audience. Experience writing display, social, email and other digital performance marketing channels Comfortable creating and iterating on copy that will be used in A/B product testing or performance based marketing tests. Experience creating content for social campaigns across all major social platforms. Great storytelling ability, an eye for detail, and perfect grammar. Experience working with agile teams, including quick adaptation and iteration Experience collaborating with external creative agencies and freelancers. Expert multi-tasking and time management Sense of urgency – you want to go, move, make things happen, and shake things up Ability to understand technical content and quickly learn new material Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Senior Brand Marketing Manager
Onward Search is currently seeking a Sr. Brand Marketing Manager for a 6 month extendable contract role working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Our client, is at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology to redefine the landscape of how consumers utilize their products daily. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Job Description: Our client is seeking an experienced brand-marketing manager to bring the live event experience to life through our marketing campaigns and product experience. You will play a key role in ensuring a consistent end-to-end experience for the customer. This person should be a strategic thinker, with a background in consumer marketing, brand marketing or advertising, and proven success collaborating with distinct stakeholders to develop and execute campaigns. Someone who possesses both strong influencing and interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong relationships are critical to success in this role. Primary Job Responsibilities: Lead development of campaign creative strategy with customer insights and data at the core Manage agency partners and work with in-house creative team to develop brand campaigns Partner with product team to deliver timely and relevant insights to influence road map Manage a team of people that lead campaign creative strategy, product marketing, media planning, brand management and customer insights Hold accountability for management of team budget and metrics Education, Skills and Experience: BA/BS required 8-10+ years of experience (with at least 3-4 in people management roles) Background in marketing/brand strategy and execution Firm understanding of customer-facing marketing channels and how they work together Experience driving action in an organization based on customer insights and data Ability to quickly build relationships and influence others Passion for live events Does this sound like you? Apply today! Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Onward Search is currently seeking an experienced Production Artist for a 3 month extendable contract role working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Our client, is at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology to redefine the landscape of how consumers utilize their products daily. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Job Description: Our client is looking for an experienced production designer to work on various marketing campaigns as it relates to their live events. You will play a key role in ensuring a consistent look, tone and feel for our creative across channels, including email, display, social and other channels. You're a proactive problem-solver and a natural collaborator. You have a fine-tuned aesthetic, insights on current trends, and experience with illustration and digital design. Primary Job Responsibilities: Assist on a range of design deliverables for various marketing initiatives across channels Work with designers, copywriters, producers, developers, and others across departments to execute first-class work Solve end-to-end visual problems with an eye on brand and performance Ensure accuracy, quality, and consistency for all deliverables. Prepare final brand assets for global distribution including logos, icons, patterns, and other artwork. Use various tools in order to track, publish, distribute, archive, and review assets. Required Experience: 2+ years of experience in a corporate or agency environment Digitally savvy - understanding of current landscape Attention to detail, and outstanding organizational, project management, file-organization and archiving skills Understanding of performance design, as well as composition, color, imagery, and photography Excellent typography and layout skills Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite Experience using design experiments and iterations to boost campaign results is a plus Comfortable collaborating as well as working independently Does this sound like you? Apply today! Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Onward Search is currently seeking an UX Researcher for a long term extendable contract role working out of our clients San Jose, CA office. Our client, is at the forefront of leveraging the latest technology to redefine the landscape of how consumers utilize their products daily. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more! Job Responsibilities: Design, plan and conduct user research, employing methods such as: remote usability, field studies, competitive evaluations, usability studies, RITE studies, surveys, diary studies, and other relevant approaches. Synthesize research findings from other data sources (including market research, site analytics and secondary research). Provide insight and vision to the team based on understanding user needs and behaviors. Synthesize and communicate research findings into meaningful recommendations and actionable results in order to inform business decisions. Lead stakeholders in translation of research findings into actionable results. Collaborate closely with Product and Design to develop research plans Build empathy for our customers and users across the organization Skills you bring to the table: 2+ years’ experience in user research Bachelor or Master degree in HCI, Design, Cognitive Psychology or a related field Knowledge of research methods and tools for conducting research across devices and markets Knowledge of user-centered design principles, UX standards and fundamental user behaviors Ability to develop creative approaches to researching complex user experience problems and convey ideas in a tangible form Knowledge of agile and lean development practices Strong oral and written communication skills a must Strong grasp of English language in order to communicate customer insights effectively Commerce experience a plus The ability to quickly build rapport and establish credibility with cross-functional partners at any level Highly effective presentation, communication, and influencing skills Does this sound like you? Apply today! Must be at least 18 years old. Onward Search is a drug-free workplace. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO
Our client, a global education network, is looking for two UX/Product Designers with 2-3+ years of experience to join their team for a contract-to-hire basis, 40 hrs/wk onsite in San Mateo, CA. This person will work with our collaborative team, interview users, and help to create a brilliant product strategy. You’ll then craft pixel-perfect designs that sparkle and bring a delightful experience to life. You’ll be reporting into the VP of Product & Growth. Responsibilities include: Gather customer motivations, pains and behaviors to solve complex interaction problems. Design rapidly and iteratively on initial concepts, wireframes, and user flows, informed by user research, trends, and your best ideas. Clearly communicate your findings and design rationales. Develop prototypes and detailed specs to effectively communicate to partner Product Management and Engineering teams. Design for both mobile and web products. Work in a fast-paced environment, with short feedback loops. Experience: A track record of creating beautiful and valuable products across a variety of platforms, including mobile and web. Experience working in an agile development process. Previous Education experience - nice to have! Expertise in user-centered design methodologies. Familiarity with conducting user research. A highly refined aesthetic sensibility. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while working with multiple teams in a highly collaborative environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client that is looking for a UX Writer for a long term contract. You will work with UX partners to develop a cohesive voice and narrative across multiple platforms. We’re looking for someone who understands the UX process (research, design, prototype, test) and uses hard data to inform their content and language choices. Qualifications: 5+ years of relevant writing experience that includes writing for consumer-facing products Ability to manage your time and deadlines, as well as the ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the eCommerce business. Ability to work quickly and efficiently without sacrificing a consistently high level of attention to detail. Ability to write brief, persuasive, on-task copy for the user interface that keeps users engaged and reduces errors and confusion. Job Responsibilities: Write copy for our end-to-end product experience which includes everything from user interactions, tool tips, and buttons, to onboarding flows, app store assets, and emails Partner with product managers, designers, engineers and researchers to achieve key product objectives, improve overall user experience, and increase performance metrics Ensure consistency of language and content across platforms and digital channels Contribute to the conceptual design process, providing insights, recommendations, and copy to improve existing experiences Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client that is seeking an Instructional Designer who who has a passion for customer experience and for helping people learn. The ideal candidate would have experience in instructional design and the ability to leverage multimedia to develop training material. Responsibilities: Partner closely with Subject Matter Expert's to effectively assess and evaluate learning needs which will allow you to provide viable solutions to close the gap or design and develop interactive courses. Develop training courses which align to the various phases in the learning journey of our key functions. Build and develop relationships with all stakeholders, proactively communicating timelines, updates and program information on a regular basis. Instructional design of fun, learner-centric training solutions that are flexible, adaptable and keeps the audience engaged while transferring skill/knowledge, and driving sustained behavior change. Content creation across variety of mediums: learning platforms, wikis, decks, and infographics Establish and track metrics to analyze effectiveness of the onboarding and training initiatives to creatively influence participation and improve the quality of the programs. Requirements: 2-5 years of instructional design and training program development Bachelor’s degree with no concentration limit in Learning Design, Education or another related field, or equivalent practical experience Must possess a combination of expertise in Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia, Adobe CS and PowerPoint skills, with demonstrated work samples showing complex eLearning course development Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a client that is seeking a Creative Producer to ensure the successful creation and delivery of creative assets for landing pages/site banners, emails, ads, mailers, interactive tools, and other online and in-store experiences. You must be able to handle heavy project volume, multiple stakeholders, and multiple agency partners at any one time. This position entails leading cross-functional teams, setting up schedules, establishing project road-maps, and ensuring on-time delivery of assets. . . Position Description Manages and leads digital creative and production projects Coordinates cross-functional teams (marketing, site merchandising, design, copywriting, content strategy) in order to ensure completion of digital creative projects Provides expert advice and guidance to others on creative and production best practices; supports and aligns efforts to meet creative objectives, as well as meet customer and business needs Ensures the timely execution and delivery of creative projects Communicates creative project progress across the organization Demonstrates up-to-date project management expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of project action plans Enhances the productivity of the Creative team through process assessment, refinement and change management Minimum Qualifications Excellent soft skills and proven relationship-building skills Thrives, excels and remains calm in an extremely fast-paced and high-volume production environment 4 years as a project manager, coordinator or in a related role. 3 years managing cross-functional teams. 2 years managing vendor contracts and relationships. Bachelor’s Degree Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a boutique global creative agency, is looking for a Project Manager, with 4+ years of experience. As a Project Manager you’ll be responsible for managing the successful development and delivery of a wide range of projects and programs of work. You will translate briefs, plan, measure and manage diligently to time and to budget, but also to the quality that we are known for. You will facilitate the multi-discipline team to deliver the creative excellence that we hold at the core of who we are as a company. You will work in close collaboration with our Creative and Consultants Leads to manage and grow client relationships, providing structure, support, experience and insight into the working relationship. For this role we expect you to be comfortable with ambiguity, having excellent attention to detail, highly proactive and ability to grow profitable client relationships, facilitate the creative process, and manage complexity and multiple work streams with ease. Responsibilities: Deliver global and local projects and programs of work Work closely and collaboratively with Creatives and Consultants across all studios Confidently and proactively manage client relationships Intuitive project management skills Confidence and ease with writing scopes of work, creating and maintaining project plans and budgets Contribute to the productivity and motivation of the studio Able to communicate clearly with all partners and team members Encourage best practice of studio tools Support junior team members Experience: Branding/Communication agency experience is ideal! Dedicated to creative excellence Super organized and with an eye for detail Sound knowledge of branding and design processes Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Video Editor/Motion Graphics Designer (Digital Ads)
Our client, an insurance company focused on Health and Wellness, is looking for a Video Editor/Motion Graphics Designer, with 3+ years of experience. This is a contract-to-hire, 40 hrs/wk role onsite in Mountain View, CA. This person will be the Studio Lead, so leadership experience is ideal – you’ll be building out a studio team around. You will be joining a growing team of awesome designers, to help bring their product to life. As a designer with us, you will be crafting the entire customer journey – from ads that connect, to websites that inspire, to digital products that convert. This role reports to the Chief Creative Officer. Responsibilities include: Work with the design and marketing team to brainstorm ad concepts, design style frames, composite and edit videos, animate titles across different channels (social media, TV, web) Build out digital ad campaigns for influencers, you’ll use animated type to develop rick media Present new ad creative for all critical growth channels - optimizing with your team to help improve click through rates for their health literacy app Handle all technical aspects of video production Experience: Experience at another fast-growing startup – or agency experience Expert in video editing and motion graphics suites, such as Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects, BONUS POINTS for HTML5 experience Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Excellent understanding of color, composition, and typography Leadership experience is ideal – you’ll be building out a studio team around you Does this sound like you? Apply today!