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Motion Design Lead - Broadcast Sports
Onward Search is looking for a Lead Motion Designer with a passion for sports to join our A-list client in Atlanta! This is an onsite, direct hire opportunity. PLEASE NOTE: While this role sits onsite in Atlanta, candidates from outside of that market who meet the qualifications and are willing to relocate to Atlanta are encouraged to apply; relocation assistance is available. Remote candidates will NOT be considered. Position Summary: Most importantly, you are a trailblazer and creative collaborator in the motion design world. And sports are your jam. Act as a trusted contributor to our Sports partners throughout the entire project lifecycle - from ideation and production, through final delivery. Create motion design and animation for promos, packaging, and other on-air/digital assets. Take an active role in interpreting the creative brief and independently concept, design, and execute a variety of looks across multiple brands, as well as work off creative briefs and/or style frames provided by client partners. Collaborate with a team of video editors, producers and other designers in a fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment. Demonstrate risk-taking and innovation by always looking for creative opportunities down the path less (or never) traveled. Actively participate in brainstorm sessions and support creative teams as needed. Expert-level skills in After Effects are required as are strong capabilities across the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with Nuke, Cinema 4D, Resolve, Premiere, and other design, editing, and compositing tools is a plus. A fresh eye and prior experience elevating good design to great design are keys to success in this role, as are a passion and knowledge of various sports leagues including players, teams, and gameplay. You MUST be passionate about sports and working within the sports broadcast industry. Prior experience creating assets and packages for major sports leagues and high-profile sporting events is STRONGLY preferred and multiple relevant samples should be available for review in the submitted portfolio. Minimum Qualifications: A passion for all things sports. Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Motion Design, Video Production, or a similar field preferred. 10+ years of professional experience as a Video Editor, preferably as an independent freelancer or in a broadcast, advertising agency environment. Prior experience designing assets and packages for sports such as the NFL, PGA, NCAA, or MLB, including high profile projects and events like The Masters, the Final Four, March Madness, the World Series, or the Super Bowl with a specific focus on promo pieces, teases, and sizzles. Advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills, specifically expert-level skills in Adobe After Effects. Cinema4D, Resolve, Nuke, Premiere, and similar video editing, compositing, and design packages are a huge plus. Highly developed interpersonal skills and time management skills. Knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. A HIGHLY conceptual thinker who isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the table and evangelize for their implementation. Must be able to create a variety of highly diverse, standalone packages for any given project. Exceptional command of motion, composition, color theory, and design thinking. Highly developed motion and graphic design skills including logo, typography, and graphic communication. The ability to develop and articulate a design concept and demonstrate creative thinking with a clear design process. An understanding of motion vocabulary and motion design from concept development to storyboarding and have a foundational knowledge of motion techniques, animation, and filmmaking. Knowledge of cameras and cinematography and an ability to work with getting different file formats received and/or delivered back to edit. An innate creative leadership approach delivering high-quality results even when the stakes are high. Expert multi-tasking skills and an ability to shift between concurrent assignments, prioritize effectively and adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles under pressure. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills as well as a high degree of comfort driving relationships with internal clients and business partners. Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment and work independently across multiple concurrent projects. An easy-going personality with a positive attitude, a high degree of self-motivation, and an eagerness to roll up your sleeves when demand is high. A diverse, dynamic, high-energy reel is REQUIRED and should be submitted at the time of application. The inclusion of multiple executed high-end sports promos and trailers is STRONGLY preferred. Additional high-value samples are promos, sizzles, and similar short-form content for big entertainment brands, either scripted or unscripted. Hours are typically 10 am-6 pm, but you will frequently work outside of those hours. Work/life balance is incredibly important to the team and a great deal of schedule flexibility is offered. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Video Editor - Broadcast Sports
Onward Search is looking for a Video Editor with a passion for editing sports footage to join our A-list client in Atlanta! This is an onsite, direct hire opportunity. PLEASE NOTE: While this role sits onsite in Atlanta, candidates from outside of that market who meet the qualifications and are willing to relocate to Atlanta are encouraged to apply. Remote candidates will NOT be considered. Position Summary: You will edit, create, and deliver content based upon requests put forth by our clients and partners, utilizing your own creative and technical prowess, experience, and talent in a fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment. You should be independent with highly effective communication skills and an ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, creative, team environment. A fresh eye and prior experience elevating good cuts to great ones are keys to success in this role, as are a passion and knowledge of various sports leagues including players, teams, and gameplay. You MUST be passionate about sports and working within the sports broadcast industry. Prior experience editing for major sports leagues and high profile sporting events is STRONGLY preferred and multiple relevant samples should be available for review in the submitted portfolio. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Motion Design, Video Production, or a similar field preferred. 3+ years of professional experience as a Video Editor, preferably in a broadcast or advertising agency environment. Prior experience editing broadcast video for sports such as the NFL, PGA, NCAA, or MLB, including high profile projects and events like The Masters, the Final Four, March Madness, the World Series, or the Super Bowl with a specific focus on promo pieces, teases, and sizzles. A passion for all things sports. Advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills, specifically Adobe Premiere. Highly developed interpersonal skills and time management skills. Knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. A conceptual thinker who isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the table and evangelize for their implementation. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, deadline-driven production environment and work independently across multiple concurrent projects. An easy-going personality with a high degree of self-motivation and an eagerness to grow and learn. A dynamic, high energy reel is REQUIRED and should be submitted at the time of application. The inclusion of multiple executed high-end sports promos and trailers is STRONGLY preferred. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search's client is seeking a PRODUCTION DESIGNER to help the team get caught up and ahead in the slew of creative projects before them. Looking for around 3 years of experience with prepress/production for print as well as having an eye for design. This person will be able to follow style guides, work with the Project Manager to coordinator efforts from the creative department. Projects include layout, design boards, trade shows, and exhibits, multipage brochures and other forms of corporate literature. Experience with presentations in PowerPoint a must. SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with internal creative teams as well as the project management team to get creative projects completed and out the door based on established timelines and budgets Work with stakeholders directly on the look and feel of requested creative, be it digital or print Able to step in and assist with organization and project management of the various creative requests along with producing said creative Open to stepping in when needed for working out issues arising with the software/technical side of the creative team Hands-on production/prepress skills that include working with style guides and being great with color, typography, presentation design and more Provide design ideas and execute for health education materials Responsible for getting prepress/mechanicals to the vendors REQUIREMENTS: BA 3-5 years of experience as a production artist, production designer, designer open to doing production Stellar with Adobe CS, including PowerPoint Healthcare experience (working on educational materials related to healthcare) a plus OK managing projects as well as handling the creative/production end Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital Production Artist
Onward Search has a client just east of the SFV who needs a DIGITAL PRODUCTION ARTIST who knows enough photoshop to resize and an eye to make sure the revisions work as well as the originals. This is very basic photoshop skills with an excellent work ethic and even better attention to detail. Freelance for approx 8-10 weeks onsite. REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Must be proficient in Photoshop Experience downloading and uploading digital files from a shared resource Excellent communcation skills with internal team as well as direct with client at times Revise content/copy based on need, resize to fit, upload back to client Flexibility available with hours & days Localization experience a plus Title work a plus
Our agency client located in the Loop is seeking a Creative Director to join their media team. This candidate will be someone with the tools and skills to create content that ranges from big ideas, to beautifully written and designed executions, exceptional social campaigns, to awe-inspiring experiential. A creative director with the imagination and ingenuity to help shape a project, campaign or pitch with insightful ideas, a sharp point of view, and a wide selection creative tools and skills - including an intimate understanding of video and design production. We’re also looking for a strategic thinker who is interested in helping to further build and develop a creative department that leads the charge in producing best in class, media fueled content. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Content creation from start to finish: ideation, development (copy and design), presentation and production Work in lock-step with internal Starcom content creative, media partners and publishers, strategy, activation and client teams to create best in class consumer content experiences including on-air, digital, social, mobile and experiential campaigns Creative presentation and pitch deck design and creation Present creative to client teams and/or clients Report to and work/collaborate with the Director of Content Make smart, constructive use of creative direction and feedback Develop a deep understanding of client goals and objectives Participate in brainstorms for a variety of brand teams Ability to thrive in an environment that encourages consistent, daring, creative thinking Oversee a variety of projects at one time Keep up with design trends and technology (aka. Never stop learning and growing) Potential to manage and lead full-time and freelance junior Designers/Art Directors REQUIREMENTS Four-year bachelor’s degree with concentration in an affiliated field: copywriting, design, art, marketing, advertising, communications 5+ years of progressive levels of responsibility within a creative agency, entertainment industry, or production company Understanding of main design software: Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, etc. Superior PowerPoint and Keynote skills Intimate knowledge of video editing, production and animation Demonstrated leadership and management skills Superior collaboration and communication skills, including presenting creative and POV’s Ability to recognize quality creative opportunities Comfortable working with and around CEO’s and agency leads Sophisticated understanding of entertainment, consumer trends and insights Strong positive attitude, analytical aptitude, creativity, intelligence, organizational skills and a motivated spirit Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving abilities Ability to work successfully with teams on multiple projects under tight deadlines. High attention to detail. Comfort with ambiguity and change Success working in a fast-paced, high stakes environment
Audio Engineer - Sound Design/Podcast Ads
Our client, a music media company, is seeking an Audio Engineer to join the B2B Marketing team. You will report to the Producer and be responsible for: Work alongside the content and marketing teams to edit, mix and sound design advertisements and sponsored content across original podcasts held to a high standard of quality. Maintain post-production best practices for marketing and advertising and developing new processes where needed. Edit and mix the audio advertisements that run on a music app Sound Design, edit and mix promotional materials Collaborate with producers to develop new sound rich advertising content for clients and partners. Help source and/or create music for use in ads and marketing content Help implement strong workflow procedures for projects with multiple collaborators Musts: 3-5 years experience working in audio post-production A passion for audio, podcasts, and short-form content and advertising Ability to work collaboratively, juggling short-term and long-term projects from multiple teams without missing a beat. Expert-level Pro Tools fluency for both audio and video workflows Working knowledge of iZotope RX restoration tools Solid understanding of industry-standard loudness specifications Ability to multitask & prioritize is key about to deliver under deadline pressure Impeccable file organizational skills and project management skills Copywriting experience a plus Voice Over directing experience a plus Best fit for the team is collaborative, detail who thrives in a fast-paced environment Apply now to learn more about this job today!
Our client, a specialty apparel brand in Broward County is looking for a Sr. Retoucher to join their team on a freelance to fulltime basis, ASAP. The role will be onsite, 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday. The Sr. Retoucher is responsible for all aspects of image production including; workflow, accuracy, consistency and timely delivery of both print and online image assets, setting all best practices, SOPs, workflow guidelines and QA. this person will take part in color management training and mentoring to the retouching team, designers and production artists. Additionally, working hands-on, the Sr. Image Production Lead will oversee retouching of digital product and model shots for both print and digital use. Day-to-Day: Manage retouching team and retouching processes Assist team to manage workload to meet strict deadlines. Adjust image color to match product samples for print and digital. Composite studio imagery into lifestyle photos Edit product photography by creating clipping paths, drop shadows, reflections, adjusting color, and modify form factors. Continually evaluate industry best practices, technologies and standards Skills & Qualificaitons: Thorough knowledge of Mac OS. Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge. Prior experience in photo retouching including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management. Experience with digital post-production for print and web. MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Required Experience 2 year degree or equivalent 2+ years of Management; Experience training and supervising or mentoring a team Prior experience in photo retouching including color correction, compositing, masking, resizing, optimization, file output and management. Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software particularly Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge Advance color management and color matching techniques. Extremely detail oriented with project management skills Don't miss out on this incredible opporutnity to get your foot in the door with an amazing brand. Apply today!
Onward Search has a new great opportunity with one of our Fortune 500 clients. This opportunity is for a freelance Producer who can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City. Our client is looking for a candidate with a beauty, fashion, or jewelry production background. If this sounds like you, keep reading and apply right now! RESPONSIBILITIES Support the Director of Production with all production aspects. Work with agents, art directors, and photographers to execute shoots brief within designated timeframe as well as budget parameters. Communicate with photo/model agencies for contracts and bookings. Work closely with the Finance team to maintain all shoot budgets, invoices, and finance accruals. Communicate with vendors and agents to arrange holds and negotiate fees. Coordinate pre-production, procure required art, and aid preparing production for shoots. Produce digital imagery and online videos. Ship and coordinate all product samples for shoots. Collect information, create, and distribute call sheets. Take care of travel arrangements for location shoots (booking transportation, hotels, carnet, etc.). Issue monthly shoot calendar to the department. Submit shoot estimates to Director of Production for approval. Negotiate timing and costs with vendors. Ensure all photo and model releases/contracts/NDA’s are distributed and signed before the shoot. Manage all postproduction of all shoots and videos. QUALIFICATIONS BA or equivalent. Must have at least 3 years of experience working as an Assistant/JR Producer in an Advertising Agency or Production Agency. Experience MUST include producing fashion, beauty, and still life shoots as well as digital videos. Must have prior experience and strong knowledge working with industry photographers, DP’s, models, hair, and makeup team. Proficiency of Adobe CS 6 and photoshop. Strong organizational and time management skills. Great verbal and written communication skills. Financial negotiating and accrual skills. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a Consumer Products Company, is seeking a freelance Packaging Designer! You will be responsible for: Design and create innovative, accessible, packaging concepts (i.e. artwork, print, pattern, 3D mockups) for a client. drive processes to ensure product creation meets aesthetic and functional standards, manufacturability, and adherence to cost/profit margin targets. The conception and execution of packaging design projects of all levels of complexity Supports Sr. Designers and Packaging Manager Works under minimal supervision Actively participates in concept meetings Oversee lower-level designers Works with internal partners (ie. licensees, Production, and/or Packaging) to influence and support design and development process from concept to production. Musts: Minimum 2-4 yrs. related work experience BA/BS or 2 years Technical College in a related field (Graphic Design) or equivalent work High-concept “out-of-the-box” thinker Strong awareness of market trends Excellent project management skills Time management skills Thorough understanding of all elements of design: illustration, page layout, color and typography Thorough knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is critical Traditional illustration skills are a plus Experience with character-based design is a major plus Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Print Designer (Editorial/Trade Books)
Our client, a publishing company, is looking for a Print Designer (Editorial/Trade Books) with 3+ years of experience. This is a contract-to-hire role, 40 hrs/wk onsite in San Francisco, CA. This person will be responsible for the cover and interior design for a diverse list of trade books including art books, novels, and graphic novels. The ideal candidate will have a passion for great design, a commercial sensibility, and a strong interest in entertainment and pop culture. Responsibilities: Executes design and overall visual development of trade books—from initial concept through print production— in a variety of formats, including illustrated books, art books, novels, and graphic novels Collaborates closely with the Editorial Director, Executive Editor, and Creative Director on concept development and execution Works with stakeholders (editors, authors, and licensing partners) to address feedback and revise layout and designs if necessary Hires and manages freelance designers, artists, illustrators, and photographers Designs and prepares select promotional and advertising materials for licensing, sales and marketing initiatives Interacts extensively with colleagues in other departments (Marketing, Sales, PR, etc.) to facilitate unified approaches to brand identity and product presentation Under guidance of Creative Director, collaborates with other designers on large-scale illustrated publishing projects Experience: Experience with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, HTML, and other digital publishing tools Experience and knowledge of page layout and typography fundamentals a MUST Experience and knowledge of print treatments and file preparation PREFERRED Knowledge of effective design strategies, particularly as applied to the publishing and entertainment industries Strong creative aesthetic and a demonstrated interest in book design a MUST Ability to successfully interact with prepress operators (both external and internal) to provide guidance and maintain the quality of product Proficiency with Mac operating systems and standard productivity software, including Microsoft Office suite and email clients Ability to speak, read, and write effectively in English Ability to pay strong attention to detail Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines Ability to communicate and interact professionally with culturally diverse clients, providers,and staff Ability to work effectively in a small organization with an emphasis on teamwork Does this sound like you, then do not hesitate to apply!