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Web Services Developer / Lead
Onward Search's is looking to fill a role for our client, a Global business in Atlanta, who is seeking a contract to join a 12 month + project as a Web Services Lead. We are looking to for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Local Candidate only, onsite interview required. No 3rd parties! This developer will lead a team of 2-5 onsite and offshore developers. Experienced in Java, RESTful web services, spring, and Oracle. Additionally, you will be participating in scrum activities. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
UX / Interaction Designer
Mid-level Product / UI / UX Designer
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Mid-level Product/UI/UX Designer to join our Beauty/ Retail client for a long-term contract position that starts immediately. This person will be joining a team of a UX Researcher, Principal UI/UX Designer, and 3 UI Designers. S/he will be the beginning of a new team build out over the next few months focused on centralizing the UI/UX responsibilities for the organization. They will be enhancing and creating new designs for their user’s experience for web, mobile, and Omni-channel. The ideal candidate will be a hybrid designer who can design both the user interface and user experience. S/he will also partially be responsible for contributing to the strategy and vision for the future of our client. This person will be reporting to the Senior Director, User Experience. Experience: 4+ years of experience as Product Designer or UI/UX Designer in a “hybrid” type role for complex and high visibility products. Focused on both the User Interface and User Experience aspects of Design Proven focus on “customer storytelling” and designing to enhance the customer’s journey. Experience working alongside a team of UI/UX/Product Designers. Experience with design tools: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, OmniGraffle, etc. Experience creating wireframes, prototyping, and high fidelity mock-ups. Portfolio with clean, simple, and fashionable designs geared to a defined target audience. Collaborative team contributor + funny and friendly personality! Bonus Points: eCommerce/Retail. Native Mobile App (iOS preferred/Android OK). Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior UI Designer
Onward Search's client, a leading tech company, is looking for a Senior UI Designer with 7+ years of experience. This person will be reporting to the Creative Director. hey are seeking an artistic, innovative, and passionate Senior User Interface Designer to join their UI Design team in a leadership role. Members of our UI team design clean, engaging visual experiences that make online learning both intuitive and fun. Responsibilities: Work on a variety of project types, including visual design, UI, illustrations, icons, animations, and email design. Work across multiple platforms, responsive applications, and a variety of screen sizes, from rough sketches to highly polished, production-ready mockups. Collaborate with Product Managers and Product Designers to create innovative, clean, visually consistent with brand designs, using a variety of creative styles and techniques. Produce engineer-ready style guides on all approved mockups. Mentor junior members of the UI Design team. Provide artistic direction and feedback on various design projects. Experience: Previous experience in gaming + education - bonus points. Proven experience mentoring or managing other UI designers - you'll have 1-3 direct reports. Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and at least one animation software. Knowledge of Sketch is a plus. Ability to create clean, clutter-free, brand-consistent designs. Passion for outstanding, elegant design. Bachelor's in Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Fine Arts or a related field is a plus. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital Creative Director
Onward Search is looking for a Digital Creative Director to join our agency client in Atlanta for an onsite direct hire opportunity! Candidates local to Atlanta preferred. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Responsibilities: You'll be responsible for strategic, creative leadership, concepts, and hands-on design work across a wide variety of digital and interactive projects including websites, mobile apps, custom portals, web apps, CMS systems, platforms, etc. This is a client-facing role and will involve requirements gathering, pitch work, deliverable reviews, and similar functions. You need to have a deep understanding of the business side of the creative industry required. Experience managing design projects against deadlines and budgets strongly preferred. This is a digital role and experience, and portfolio work should be primarily if not exclusively in the digital space. Requirements: 7-10 years of experience in strategic and hands-on digital creative leadership at the ACD or CD level. Prior marketing/advertising agency experience required. Bachelor's Degree in design, marketing, or a similar field preferred. 5+ years of experience managing creating teams of 5+ people required. Broad experience in web, ecomm, and mobile design and design leadership required. Ability to work within tight and aggressive deadlines. Expert proficiency in tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, etc. Experience in UX design including wireframing, prototyping, and UX strategy, as well as associated tools, is a plus. Advanced experience leading, concepts, and designing user interfaces for enterprise, web, mobile, B2B, and B2C applications. A mind and passion for digital innovation. Must be a bright, articulate, self-starter who can take the initiative and bring new ideas to the table Must have a robust digital art direction and graphic design background Professional, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, have excellent follow-through and thrive in a fast-paced environment Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus Collaborative nature, good communicator. Solid grammar and writing skills, very organized, detail-oriented, process driven. An ability to work independently and collaboratively and to successfully manage concurrent and competing projects. Absolutely no egos allowed. A clean, modern portfolio showcasing DIGITAL design case studies is required at the time of submission. Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today with your portfolio!
UX Product Designer
Onward Search's client is seeking a Product Designer to partner in a new feature, and product development within their enterprise platform. In this role, you will work closely with product owners, engineers, and the UX team. The feature set that you will be part of evolving includes complex search, monitoring, analysis, sharing, and reporting tools. Responsibilities: Lead the design effort for application features from initial requirements to release. Facilitate whiteboarding sessions with select team members to ideate and explore solutions. Partner with product and UX to clearly understand customer needs. Help drive a user-focused approach to product development. Work with UX research to identify and support testing opportunities. Encourage adherence to design standards and contribute to component and pattern library initiatives. Create low and medium fidelity mockups that are guided by our evolving design system. Iterate with engineering teams during feature development. Collaborate with UX visual designers, and QA engineers to confirm adherence to the material. Design standards, and visual polish before release. Experience: 5+ years of experience as a user experience, product or interaction designer. Experience leading projects or product design efforts from concept through execution. A strong portfolio including examples showing the process and outcome. Experience working with engineering and product management teams across multiple locations. Experience working on web-based applications and agile development. Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present to both business and technical stakeholders. Experience with data visualization and analytics. Work Environment: Work in an international, open-minded team of product, engineers, designers. Challenging problems to explore and solve. Opportunities to travel to other Meltwater offices in Europe and the U.S. Community: company outings, team-building events, and hackathons. Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!
Lead Product Designer
Onward Search's client, a cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry company, is seeking a Lead Product Designer for a freelance/contract-to-hire position in the East Bay. You will report to the Director of User Experience & Product Design to work with the Design team to help design the future of their CRM products. Designers serve a vital role: from creating the vision for new features to the craft and finish of every detail in the product. We appreciate designers who think deeply, speak clearly, and love collaboration and feedback. This person should have experience in a "lead" role in some capacity and either managed or mentored a team - you'll be jumping in for the Creative Director wherever needed. Skills: Working to develop their Ipad app (80% of their users are on Ipad) Develop a web platform that will be integrated with the SFDC platform. Drive the design vision and strategy for your product area, along with Design and Product Leadership. Work cross-functionally with Product and Engineering partners to represent the design team, and give feedback in planning and product channels. Requirements: 7+ years product design experience with mobile and web products. Experience in a "lead" role in some capacity - you've either managed or mentored a team. Mobile design experience - Product design experience with mobile (iOS and Android) and web products (IPAD experience is a huge bonus!). Experience in a senior individual contribution role, on a Product Design team for desktop or mobile. An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in Typography, Interaction, Visual Design, and Ideation. Experience working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment. Extensive experience partnering with Product Managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features. Experience with prototyping to explore and convey design solutions. Bonus Points: Previous experience working on an enterprise software. Blended work experience - worked at a variety of companies on different team sizes. Expert knowledge of iOS Human Interface Guidelines. Expert knowledge of Android Material Design Guidelines. Expert knowledge of Windows (UWP) Design Guidelines. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a New York City based online luxury fashion retailer, is looking to build their Product team, infusing it with top talent across multiple Senior and mid-level positions. Our client is motivated to hire and is looking to bring expertise in on a temp-to-hire structure beginning immediately. This company has various roles open and varying levels onsite in NYC. Skills: Driving delivery, measurement and the iteration of multiple features across one of many properties (e.g., web, mobile, internal tools) with the goal of improving KPIs. Collaborate with key stakeholders in all departments of the company in a very open and team-minded company. Work with the Product Management team lead to help scale the department in line with the growth of the technology function. Manage direct reports as the team grows. Develop processes around feature prioritization leveraging research and data to inform your decision making. Own the backlog of our client's website and/or mobile app from end-to-end. This includes SOW definition, User Acceptance Testing processes, launch planning and AB strategy for testing. Partner with team stakeholders to develop solutions, design solutions, set deadlines and prioritize the work to get there. Own your business line, actively managing your business' performance, reporting, tracking and analyzing the metrics output on an as needed basis. Partner with Director of Product Management to define the standards in which this growing department operates, help build the team and mentor junior team members. Requirements: Previous Product Management experience in an agile tech team. You are an excellent storyteller and communicator. You know how to influence decision making at all levels within a company. You are a leader who can lead a team forward but also roll up your sleeves and get dirty when needed. You have a firm grasp of front-end technology (HTML, CSS, Java, SEO, responsive design, progressive web design, and more). Solid understanding of native mobile tech (iOS vs. Android and programming languages like Swift, React Native, etc.) You can work with tools like JIRA, Google Analytics, Trello, etc. You are very detail and solutions-oriented. Strong creative and analytical thinking. Bonus if you can read code in GitHub, experience with SQL/pulling reporting, and management experience. Does this sound like you? Please apply with your detailed resume!
Web Content Production Specialist
Onward Search is seeking a Web Production Specialist for a 6+ month assignment with our client, a large financial company located in Downtown Los Angeles. This person will leverage all available resources and creative assets to build web experiences via relevant tools, primarily AEM. Leverages skills in design, writing, user experience, to create page components, full pages, and broader experiences. They will be a crucial player in the editorial approach for digital channels, contributing to editorial strategy and direction for owned thought leadership platforms, repurposing and rewriting content for the web channel. Skills: Works extensively with IT partners on enhancements to authoring experience, component and template development, and determining the best approaches for delivering experiences that can’t be supported with existing capabilities. Is the administrator of web configuration tools (e.g., target, audience mgr, AEM, etc.) that are leveraged to deliver targeted and personalized audience experiences and A/B tests. Provides coverage across assigned teams to ensure releases and publishing are coordinated across sites, audiences/campaigns. Provides support to distributed authors, ensuring web experiences are built leveraging best practices and standards. (e.g., SEO, metadata, brand, tagging, etc.). Works with technology teams to maintain web applications using Adobe’s Experience Manager CMS to include site architecture, custom components, workflow development. In partnership with cross-functional teams including UX and IT, enforces platform standards and processes. Supports day-to-day compliance with key build standards and metrics (e.g., page load and weight, metadata, URL best practices, and redirects, etc.) Collaborates with x-functional to support the continuous improvement and optimization of channel processes. Collaborates with others and assists in completing work assignments, as needed. Performs quality checks and verifies the accuracy of work Performs additional responsibilities as assigned. Requirements: Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions on complex and broad matters. Demonstrates the ability to effectively plan and manage the work of diverse, multiple teams. Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and analytical skills in areas of high complexity. Demonstrates sound judgment in resolving matters of high complexity. Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives. Demonstrates the ability to lead and manage projects across multiple teams or groups. Demonstrates a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Adobe creative tools, analytics and the ability to apply it to work assignments. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Adobe Marketing Cloud. Exhibits knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting the department/business area. 5+ years of related experience. BA Degree or equivalent. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital Content Strategist / UX Writer
Onward Search is looking for a Digital Content Strategist / UX Writer with 7+ years of experience for a Top Financial Institution located in Downtown Los Angeles. Seeking a senior-level Content Strategist experienced in Content Analysis/Gap Analysis, Content Mapping as well as Content Planning and prioritizing. Requires 7+ years of experience. Must possess strong communication and organizational skills with experience working in a corporate environment. Financial industry experience preferred, but not required. Skills and Requirements: Partners with product managers, internal business stakeholders and functional teams to define content requirements and strategy that best achieve business goals. Provides leadership on UX project team efforts to ensure content and design meet business objectives and user needs. Writes and edits digital content that meets project goals and end-user needs for complex efforts. Develops clear, the consistent nomenclature for tools and applications; collaborates on the creation of new systems to tag and organize new and existing content and site navigation. Partners with UX team to define user models and interfaces for new/updated features and functionality. Works with other departments as needed to ensure the content strategy is effectively implemented across channels. Ensures online content complies with corporate brand standards, web style guide, legal and compliance. Collaborates on the development of content style guides, content and messaging strategies, best practices, and processes. Partners with other writers within the organization to leverage and share ideas and make recommendations that apply broadly across multiple channels. Reviews analytics on an ongoing basis to understand user behavior to manage and shape content and messaging strategies. Evaluates the usability of new and existing products, and makes constructive suggestions for change. Requires at least seven years of experience. Does this sound like you? Apply today!