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Freelance Technical Clothing Designer
Our client is looking to bring on a technical designer for a 2-week freelance assignment. They will support the design process and ensure that creative intention is carried out through Production handoff. The technical designer is responsible for partnering with the designers specialized in outerwear and cold weather accessories.Skills:Support the creative design process post sketch review through PD handoff by executing and updating detailed tech packs and sample review forms Support the sample development process and ensure deadline is met Facilitate sample reviews with design, merchandising, and production partners Execute design intent into bulk production while maintaining high quality standards Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity. Support spec, construction and functionality intent on all samples. Perform other duties as required Self-starter who takes the initiative to continue to improve the process and increase consistency and productivity.Requirements:4-5 years of technical design experience in the apparel industry with outerwear and outdoor accessories. Advanced knowledge of apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to: pattern making, grading, construction, costing, manufacturing, embroidery, materials, and machinery used in apparel. Design skills, including drawing, sketching, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing and scale, visual presentation and layout. High proficiency working in, Adobe illustrator, excel and word.Does this sound like you? Apply with your portfolio today!
Content Producer & Editor
Our client, a major social media company, is looking for a Content Producer to join the team on a contract basis! The ideal candidate is a multi-faceted and innovative problem-solver. The Content Producer must be a strong, clear communicator, and a team player.Do you have an eye for great creative work? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a critical mind? Do you have the ability to deliver and launch initiatives on time, on a budget, and on strategy? Read on!Skills:Work with and set project schedules. Manage calendars for highly specialized (internal and external) creative workers and partners. Negotiate and manage project SOW, estimates, and related parameters. Constant communication with internal clients. Ability to identify and vet resources including (but not limited to): Video vendors, audiovisual service providers, and venues. Direct and oversee work of Video Production Vendors and Audio Visual Support Vendors. Coordinate Video Production and Photography Production shoots. Manage production budget and allocate resources. Maintain and create new processes to improve workflow and job performance. Maintain Global quality standards for Video and Photo Operations. Review internal requests and make recommendations to the Content Producer team. Easily step into the role of Executive Producer or Project Manager from planning to execution for any assigned shoot. Communicate and enforce brand standards, creating and defining new criteria as technology and scope evolve.Requirements:Proficient with: Adobe CC/CS (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom, Audition), and DaVinci Resolve. Proficient NLE editor (Premiere Pro). Basic Production Sound Mixing knowledge. Proficient in color correction for Photo and Video. Capable Camera Operator with a firm grasp of Video Production. Capable Photographer. Traffic management experience. 4+ years of technical video production experience. 4+ years experience as a project manager, coordinating producer, production manager or any other strategy or operations role. Must include a portfolio.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has a great opportunity for a Digital Designer with our client, an award-winning, global creative studio.As a Digital Designer you will work as part of the studio and team to deliver creative excellence to our clients. You will be expected to openly collaborate and work together with other disciplines, and participate in studio initiatives. Within the studio you are responsible for maintaining world-class creative skills and standards.This is an onsite, freelance/contract opportunity located in San Francisco that kicks off ASAP!Skills:Excellent design, visual communication, and visualization skills. Confident in working collaboratively and openly; brainstorming, sketching, verbalizing and demoing. Confident to input and develop creative thinking, design, and conceptual ideas. Prepare materials and stimulus and participate in workshops. Comfortable presenting ideas and creative work internally and externally.Requirements:3-5 years of experience working as a Designer at an agency, design studio, in-house, or similar. Strong background in digital design (web, mobile, etc.). Curiosity about possibilities provided by technology. Strong skills in Sketch App. Understanding of design processes across disciplines (digital/web). Proactive, team orientated and eager to learn. Highly motivated, organized and passionate. Good people skills and communication skills. Comfortable with our fail fast, learn quickly approach.Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Our client, a nationally recognized agency is looking for an experienced Post Producer to join their team for a twelve-week assignment with potential to go full time.In this role, you will work alongside the agency team on the following:Skills:Work on a commercial a retail brands managing team of post-production artist making sure the project stays on budget and schedule. Will work on bidding for jobs, putting together estimates for shoots, videos, after effects, special effects.Identify/track changes, edits, revision for billing purposes.Requirements:Proven, seasoned and excellent track record of working with BIG post-production studios and on BIG brands/projects. Expert in bidding for jobs, putting together estimates for shoots, videos, after effects, special effects. Ability to identify/track changes, edits, revision for billing purposes. Strong process and operational knowledge of a post-production studio.If you are interested, please apply today!
Onward Search is in immediate need for a Photography Producer to partner with Imagery Production to ensure alignment of post-production resources with photo studio capacity by tracking and communicating photo shoot progress; identifying and resolving photo shoot issues, and notifying creative teams of photography completion.Skills:Manages photo studio operations and production by coordinating studio floor resources (for example, talent, crew members) and activities (for example, work flow, schedules, shot lists); collaborating with photographers, stylists, and contractors to execute product photography. Partner with Merchandising and Item Set-Up teams to confirm photography requests and enforce sample receipt deadlines and acceptance criteria. Maintain studio prop and set inventory. Negotiate and enforce imagery Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Vet and select freelance photo crews. Maintain and ensure the use of style guides and that operational best practices are maintained. Monitors and tracks studio production output by partnering with Item Set-Up and Imagery to forecast studio production capacity based on shot types and priorities; tracking and reporting on samples throughout the production lifecycle. Provide reports of studio production performance to cross-functional stakeholders. Identify production process improvements and recommending them to management.Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Photography, Art, or related field and 1-year experience in professional digital photography or related field OR 3 years experience in digital photography production or operations, or related field. 2 years experience in retail photography production. 2 years experience in digital marketing creative or related field. 2 years experience managing vendor contracts and relationships. 2 years experience managing cross-functional teams. 1 year experience in professional digital photography.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior Creative Producer
Our client, an agency client, is seeking a Senior Creative producer for a temp to perm opportunity. You will Work closely with the operations team on setting project schedules and manage calendars for the creative team along with the following skills and competencies.Skills:Work closely with the creative leads on brainstorms and project ideation. Work closely with the strategist to ensure creative content aligns with the campaign strategy. Create and own RFPs, pitch decks, treatments, proposals, and budgets. Work closely with the executive team on creating, negotiating and managing SOWs and estimates. Write copy and manage brand’s social and digital channels across multiple platforms. Negotiate and manage SOWs and budget estimates. Ensure creative and marketing campaigns are executed on time and within budget. Manage 4-5 full-time Producers, and 3-4 freelancers. Manage internal and external relationships including freelance designers, copywriters, strategists and analysts.Requirements:5-10 years experience in a creative marketing agency in entertainment or gaming being a plus. Strong understanding of social and digital creative production covering Static and Motion production, Video and Photoshoots. Strong understanding of social, digital and integrated campaign workflows (Mobile, Organic and Paid media, Influencer marketing). Must be able to provide initial copy, strategy and creative recommendations. Strong people, organizational, and communication skills. Extremely process oriented with a keen ability to multitask and switch between projects. Strong leadership and management skills, and willing to go beyond the scope of a traditional agency role. Collaborative and open to change and new ideas.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Freelance Visual Merchandising Designer
Onward Search is looking to fill a position for a high-end beauty client which has an immediate need for a visual merchandising designer! This role will be onsite in NYC for over 6 months.You will be focused on the in-store consumer experience. You will partner closely with the store designers, marketing team, and a variety of other stakeholders. You will be responsible for taking projects from initial concept, through test units, and into production. This will include visual merchandising as well as window displays.Skills:High level proficiency in 2D and 3D design for renderings. Ability to work autonomously and problem solve as well as partnering with all necessary stakeholders. Manage relationships with outside production vendors. The ability to work in a deadline driven, and at times high-pressure environment. The ideal candidate has a background in industrial design - not mandatory though.Requirements:2+ years in visual merchandising design ideally for a luxury brand Ability to work in 2D and 3D programs Luxury brand experience is highly preferred.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search's client, a Broadcast Network, is seeking an Operations Coordinator to join the team. The right candidate will have a range of experience and be responsible for the following skills.You will report to the VP Sales and Distribution.Skills:Oversee tracking missing titles intranet system. Pull masters, dubs, and subtitles for the movie (classics, DTV, DWA, and FIP) and TV content. Send digital files via an FTP site. Order and track masters, dubs, and subtitles for movies (new releases, classics, DTV, DWA, and FIP) and TV content. Request materials with various offices and send files to vendors. Answer client emails about order status. Create TV dub language reports and upload to BOX. Update availability grids for clients to reference and upload to the website. Reconfirm POs were printed. Order in-house trailers for client meetings. Train new temps on PO Entry. Assist with administrative tasks as assigned. Filing.Requirements:1-3 years experience in traffic or project management. Bachelor’s Degree. Strong communicator presenting verbally and in written form. Ability to work in Microsoft Office, online FTP and asset management sites. Strong multi-tasker and attention to detail.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Retoucher with our client, a renowned computer, and mobile accessories company.The Digital Retoucher will be responsible for creating photo-realistic retouched images from raw renders and photos for a variety of products. The ideal candidate will maintain product accuracy while creating visually compelling images.Skills:Working with design teams to create exceptional product images Working with Producers to go over the requirements of a project and estimate schedules Creating proofs for internal reviews with production and design teams Quality assurance on all images Going through a high volume of images quickly while maintaining quality standards Working through multiple rounds of feedback to refine images into finished visuals Maintaining consistent naming and archiving of filesRequirements:Bachelor's degree in Photography, Design, related field or equivalent work experience 3+ years of experience in a design or corporate industry. Advanced Adobe Photoshop skills, Illustrator, and Adobe Creative Suite Strong understanding of digital environment and requirements for digital vs. print Experience/exposure to/with printing processes to ensure print feasibility, color adjustment, and appropriate file building techniques. Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and able to manage multiple projects at any given time Working with lighting, reflections, and textures. Working with proofing devices/softwareThis is an onsite, 18+ month contact located in Newark, CA that kicks-off ASAP!Please send your resume and portfolio today!
Digital Project Manager
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Project Manager with our client. As a Digital Project, you’ll help to develop the schedule, budget, activities, and deliverables that comprise the project plan. You’ll organize the team around a project methodology and drive successful outcomes by aligning the efforts of team members and stakeholders in the project plan. You’ll report directly to the Senior Content Project Manager.This is a full-time, on-site, 3+ contract opportunity.Responsibilities:Act as principal liaison between the in-house agency and brand engagement leads, E-commerce leads, brand category managers, R&D and other cross-functional clients within the company. Collaborate with client stakeholders, and project discipline leads to identify requirements, determine project scope and deliverables, set priorities and establish milestones. Develop project plans, estimates, schedules, and statements of work. Accurately track and communicate status, progress, and financials to the project team and stakeholders. Orchestrate activities and deliverables between internal teams, external partners, vendors, and clients. Serve as an initial escalation step for project-related problem resolution within the in-house agency. Partner seamlessly with Senior managers and group account leads for client happiness/health and communications. Deliver earliest possible notice of project needs for forecasting resourcing, capacity, and technology needs within the in-house agency. Ensure awareness of and adherence to agency policies and best practices. Contribute to the project’s strategic vision and take ownership in the quality of the final product. Maintain department status and resource planning activities.Qualifications:3-5 years’ experience as a project manager with at least two years in a digital or integrated agency context, ideally with experience in consumer packaged goods. Bachelor's degree required. PMP certification a plus! Familiarity with standard software project management methodologies, workflow, and tools. Experience across a range of content production mediums (interactive, video, print, packaging) and working within an integrated advertising process highly desirable Deep knowledge of state-of-the-art web technologies, design and user experience best practices. Specific experience with Web and native app development is a plus! Solid understanding of file specifications; resolution, color space and other technical requirements of assets needed for image production for web, mobile, and email. Demonstrated success in providing mentorship and guidance in a project context. Agency-side or internal agency experience familiarity with a client-service context. Ability to gracefully navigate a complex system of stakeholders with disparate objectives and priorities.Does this sound like you? Apply today.