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JOB #1607

Associate Delivery/Project Manager (email/CRM)

 

POSITION: Delivery/Project Manager (email/CRM)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Immediately

A Delivery Manager is responsible for the management of digital projects mainly focusing on email / CRM deliverables from kick-off to completion. It’s their job to ensure the project is delivered on-time, on budget, within scope and on brief. They are the driving force behind a project and everyone’s “go-to” person. They are expected to know all of the ins and outs of a project, what happens next, where everyone needs to be and can anticipate what to expect.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage project plans, resource plans, budgets & statements or work
  • Ability to work with client directly and lead client meetings (this is a client facing role)
  • Ability to identify, communicate and resolve project issues
  • In depth understanding of what resources to pull into a project and when
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an Account partner
  • Create the conditions to development great work without compromising budget or timing
  • Develop tasks lists, status reports & meeting notes
  • Highly organized, friendly, positive attitude, solution oriented, clear and concise communicator, strong problem solving skills, not afraid to speak up, confronts problems head on, confident to ask questions to fully understand the situation and task at hand.

Requirements:

  • 4-5 years’ experience managing digital/web projects ( heavy email/CRM role)
  • Experience managing project budgets over $500,000
  • Experience in developing and managing project plans, budgets, resource plans and statements of work
  • Must be able to work and communicate with cross-functional technical teams to break down tasks and facilitate the resolution of issues
  • Experience managing both internal and external clients on Delivery Management related items

JOB #1605

Brand Producer/Project Manager (video / 360 campaigns)

 

POSITION: Brand Producer/Project Manager
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 12 month contract
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: Market

Global Gaming client is seeking a Brand Producer/Project Manager. This role’s primary job is to ensure that their game title(s) is/are prepared to execute on marketing strategies throughout various lifecycles of the product. While not part of the strategy and creative development, this role is critical to the execution of key marketing plans.

He or she will collaborate closely and communicate with several cross-functional departments including Public Relations, Promotions, TV, print & on-line media, web, Creative Services and outside agencies, merchandising, Sales, & Operations (70% video deliverables and 30% digital/traditional deliverables)

Responsibilities:
Marketing Execution Framework:

  • Ensure internal product site is created and updated with current information.
  • Establish JIRA structures in our internal request and collaboration tool.
  • Create and publish working agreements with teams.
  • Implement asset sharing model(s) with existing DAM and shuttling tools.

Project Management:

  • Promote operational excellence through business processes.
  • Develop project timelines and drive internal processes.
  • Collect, QC, and input asset specifications from the marketing team into our system for creative production. Communicate review schedules, method of delivery, and ensure scope of assets requested are complete and accurate.
  • Collect available assets for daily reviews before the cutoff time.
  • Work with marketing team to ensure that assets are approved, current and accurately rated across channels.
  • Establish review schedule for product sites and external channels.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in a marketing environment/creative organization. Experience in trailer, TV or video production is a plus.
  • Understands file types like aep, psd, psb, mov, jpg, png. Basic understanding of video compression.
  • Entertainment experience (gaming, movies, tv, etc.) and/or agency experience.
  • Proficient with JIRA, Smartsheet.

JOB #1598

Contract Designer (eCommerce / channel)

 

POSITION: Contract Designer (eCommerce / channel)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale
STATUS: 4 month contract (potential to full time conversion)
START DATE: 6/18/19

A Global brand in Sunnyvale is looking for a Sr. Designer to join their retail, eCommerce channel team.

As a Sr. Designer on eCommerce / Channel team; you will be responsible for  development and execution of creative e-commerce deliverables (client's e-commerce pages). 
 
Responsibilities:
•    Work closely with the in-house stakeholders to concept and deliver top-notch creative ideas 
    and designs to engage and excite consumers about new product launches.
•    Stay up-to-date with design and technology trends—keep us on the pulse of what’s cool!
•    Collaborate cross-functionally and constantly raise standards of creativity.
•    Communicate concepts and solutions with clear reasoning and an open mind to feedback.


Requirements: 
•    3+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce product pages, 
•    Experience leading and mentoring a team of designers, productions specialist and writers.
•    Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
•    Client facing exp. presenting your concepts and selling your ideas is a must 

JOB #1597

Contract Sr. Designer (eCommerce / channel)

 

POSITION: Contract Sr. Designer (eCommerce / channel)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale
STATUS: 4 month contract (potential to full time conversion)
START DATE: 6/18/19

A Global brand in Sunnyvale is looking for a Sr. Designer to join their retail, eCommerce channel team.

As a Sr. Designer on eCommerce / Channel team; you will be responsible for  development and execution of creative e-commerce deliverables (client's e-commerce pages). 
 
Responsibilities:
•    Work closely with the in-house stakeholders to concept and deliver top-notch creative ideas 
    and designs to engage and excite consumers about new product launches.
•    Stay up-to-date with design and technology trends—keep us on the pulse of what’s cool!
•    Collaborate cross-functionally and constantly raise standards of creativity.
•    Communicate concepts and solutions with clear reasoning and an open mind to feedback.


Requirements: 
•    5+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce product pages, 
•    Experience leading and mentoring a team of designers, productions specialist and writers.
•    Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
•    Client facing exp. presenting your concepts and selling your ideas is a must 

JOB #1596

Contract Art Director (eCommerce / channel)

 

POSITION: Contract Art Director (eCommerce / channel)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale/Cupertino
STATUS: 4 month contract (potential to full time conversion)
START DATE: 6/18/19

A Global brand in Sunnyvale is looking for an Art Director to join their retail, eCommerce channel team.

The Art Director is responsible for conceptual development
and execution of creative deliverables. You will create and communicate
concepts for global scale e-commerce product pages.
 
Responsibilities:
•    Work closely with the in-house stakeholders to concept and deliver top-notch creative ideas 
    and designs to engage and excite consumers about new product launches.
•    Stay up-to-date with design and technology trends—keep us on the pulse of what’s cool!
•    Collaborate cross-functionally and constantly raise standards of creativity.
•    Communicate concepts and solutions with clear reasoning and an open mind to feedback.


Requirements: 
•    5+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce product pages, 
•    Experience leading and mentoring a team of designers, productions specialist and writers.
•    Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
•    Client facing exp. presenting your concepts and selling your ideas is a must 

JOB #1587

Freelance Director, Digital Strategy

 

Position: Freelance Director, Digital Strategy
Location: San Francisco
Status: 3+ month contract
Start Date: ASAP

As a key member of the Strategy team, you’ll provide strategic leadership and guidance to your team. Taking ownership for the overall quality of work on projects, creating compelling strategies that drive growth opportunities and connect the clients to digital/social platforms in an innovative, big picture way of thinking.

Responsibilities:

  • Strong digital focus (integrated campaigns- landing pages, experiential campaigns the connect online/offline media or pure innovative digital experiences)
  • Provide leadership and guidance to junior strategy associates; help nurture a cohesive, fun, and supportive team.   
  • Contribute to organic growth initiatives and new business opportunities
  • Lead and contribute to ideation and brainstorming sessions and help develop creative concepts into actionable solutions for our clients.
  • Cultivate exceptional client relationships by identifying their strategic brand challenges, competitive threats and evolving consumer behaviors
  • Conduct research to identify and understand complex human behaviors as they relate to solutions; help with prototyping, testing and optimization of the work.
  • Map digital experiences, customer journeys and provide insight on approaches to digital ecosystems

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 8-10 years overall experience in one or more of the following disciplines:  Account Planning, Brand Planning, Digital Strategy, Social Media Strategy, Management Consulting, Research Analyst, or Client Strategy Consulting.
  • Strong organizational, client facing presentation skills with demonstrated ability to communicate complex subject matter, either verbally or in written form.
  • Deep understanding of how to interface with primary and secondary research to create compelling narrative that informs plan development and communication recommendations.

JOB #1559

Art Director(360 campaign work)

 

Position: Art Director(360 campaign work)
Location: San Francisco
Status: 6+ month Contract
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

Our client, a leader in connecting the world’s professionals to new opportunities is looking for an Art Director for the internal brand team. You’ll work with a variety of creatives to create brand campaigns, business solutions, and social impact. You’ll partner with senior leadership to tackle challenges from social to video and events!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate and develop materials for fully integrated campaigns including Video, OOH, and social.
  • Concept brand campaigns and experiences across a variety of mediums to help build awareness of client products and brands
  • Present ideas to Creative Director and internal stakeholders
  • Manage visual oversight of creative from inception to completion and ensure and grow brand ascetic

Requirements:

  • 4-9+ years’ experience as an Art Director, preferably with an agency
  • Portfolio demonstrating a variety of thoughts and creativity with video and social examples
  • Advanced knowledge and capabilities with Adobe Creative Suite

JOB #1548

Art Director (Responsive, Web)

 

POSITION: Art Director (Responsive, Web)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale/Cupertino
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Immediately

 

A Global brand in Sunnyvale/Cupertino is looking for an Art Director to join their retail, 
product launch and channel teams on full-time basis.

The Art Director is responsible for conceptual development
and execution of creative deliverables. You will create and communicate
concepts, implement marketing strategies and develop interactive design solutions.
 
Responsibilities:
•    Work closely with the in-house stakeholders to concept and deliver top-notch creative ideas 
    and designs to engage and excite consumers about new product launches.
•    Stay up-to-date with design and technology trends—keep us on the pulse of what’s cool!
•    Collaborate cross-functionally and constantly raise standards of creativity.
•    Communicate concepts and solutions with clear reasoning and an open mind to feedback.


Requirements: 
•    5+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce product pages, 
    landing pages and concepts for new product launches and/or interactive user interfaces for big brands.
•    Experience leading and mentoring a team of designers, productions specialist and writers.
•    Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
•    Solid working knowledge of the latest design tools including Adobe CS, Principle App or similar applications
•    Experience using video, motion samples and/or prototyping to sell your creative ideas to team members and stakeholders
•    Client facing exp. presenting your concepts and selling your ideas is a must 

JOB #1547

Senior Product Designer (Responsive, Web)

 

POSITION: Senior Product Designer (responsive, Web)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale/Cupertino
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Immediately

A Global brand in Sunnyvale/Cupertino is looking for a Senior Product Designers to join their retail, 
product launch and channel teams on full-time basis.
The Senior Designer is an original thinker and project group
leader who conceives creative concepts and translates them into a
visual format. The Senior Designer is skilled in matching strategic
direction with appropriate design results for the Internet and Web-based
marketing initiatives.


Responsibilities:
•    Concept and Design storyboards, interactive page layouts, interface demos, animated gifs and 
    landing pages.
•    Build and maintain a team rapport with creative team personnel, account managers, & project managers.
•    Direct and delegate to core creative services disciplines including design, information architecture,
    production and copywriting.


Requirements: 
•    5+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce 
    product pages, landing pages and concepts for new product launches and/or interactive user interfaces
    for big brands.
•    Experience leading a team of designers, productions specialist and writers.
•    Experience with strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
•    Solid working knowledge of the latest design tools including Adobe CS, Principle App or similar applications
•    Experience using video, motion samples to sell your creative ideas to team members and stakeholders
•    Client facing exp. presenting your concepts and selling your ideas is a must 
 

JOB #1546

Product Designer (Responsive, Web)

 

POSITION: Product Designer (Responsive, Web)
LOCATION: Sunnyvale/Cupertino
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Immediately

A Global brand in Sunnyvale/Cupertino is looking for a Product Designers to join their retail, product launch and channel teams on full-time basis.
The Designer is an original thinker who contributes to the development of creative concepts, translating them into visual and interactive form.
Working in the Creative Services Department,
the Designer is a team player who is skilled in matching strategic direction with appropriate design results for the Internet and Web-based projects.
 

Responsibilities:
•    Work closely with the in-house stakeholders to concept and deliver top-notch creative ideas and 
    designs to engage and excite consumers about new product launches.
•    Stay up-to-date with design and technology trends—keep us on the pulse of what’s cool!
•    Collaborate cross-functionally and constantly raise standards of creativity.
•    Communicate concepts and solutions with clear reasoning and an open mind to feedback.

Requirements: 
•    4+ years design and interactive work experience with strong visual portfolio including e-commerce 
    product pages, landing pages and concepts for new product launches and/or interactive user interfaces
    for big brands. 
•    Solid working knowledge of the latest design tools including Adobe CS, Principle App or similar 
    applications
•    Experience using video, motion samples 
•    An understanding of information architecture and hierarchy and user flows 
 

JOB #1537

Creative Production Project Manager

 

POSITION: Creative Production Project Manager
LOCATION: Corte Madera
STATUS: 3-month contract, potential for extension
START DATE: Immediately

Our client, a luxury e-commerce retailer, is looking for a Creative Production Project Manager with Digital experience to join their team on an ongoing contract basis. This role will support the Web Production Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Requests mark ups, CADs, and other product construction information from Product Development.
  • Identifies and requests any support assets (Hero Images, Gobys, CADs, background plates, etc) and works with retouching and creative teams to complete them
  • Provides timing and cost estimates for small projects and Jira tickets.
  • Strategizes production planning, builds production calendars, tracks milestones of internal and external teams.
  • Compiles quantitative reports to show project throughput rates. Monitors team productivity and troubleshoots road blocks.
  • Manages outsource vendor and internal partner relations. Cultivates partner relationships as needed.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 3 years project management in a high volume (or ecom) studio or in-house creative department. 
  • Advanced project Management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks concurrently with responsible follow through and effective communication to internal and external team members is required.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of photography and retouching.
  • Experience in Jira, Adobe Creative Cloud, MS Word, MS Excel, and Google docs is required. FileMaker experience a plus. Ability to quickly learn new software and technology is mandatory

 

JOB #1529

Art Director - 360 campaigns

 

NOTE: This job is not Full time Hours to start - could be anywhere from 16/24/26/40 hours a week to start but long term may develop into a contract to hire, looking for long term contractors! (at least 6 months)

 

POSITION: Art Director - 360 campaigns
LOCATION: Oakland
STATUS: Long term Contract (potential for Conversion) 
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Creative Director, Writers and other agency members in development of ad campaign concepts and execution.
  • Design/Art Direct ads, which help to build awareness of client products and brands
  • Share work with Creative Director, strategy, account and media teams for approval and input and explore agreed upon revisions for representation.
  • Develop and producing engaging content designed for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Strive for ideas that go beyond the expected and tap into cultural trends and beliefs and also moves the consumer emotionally.
  • Present creative ideas to clients and explain how and why they work.
  • Manage visual oversight of creative product from inception through completion to help ensure a high level of quality and integrity of concept through approval of idea.
  • Attend shoots to ensure creative idea remains intact and is as visually impactful as possible.
  • Meet with clients to gain understanding and insight into their products and services.
  • Research clients’ products/services/image to ensure ability to create accurate, on-target concepts for assigned projects.
  • Work to ensure copy/concepts serve the purpose of selling the client’s product/service/image first and foremost, according to the strategic creative plan.
  • Assist in developing creative strategies.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-4 years experience creating television, digital broadcast deliverables
  • 3-5 years of experience as an Art Director, preferred in an agency
  • Great creativity and ability to work well with others
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CS: Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

JOB #1526

Freelance Digital Integrated Project Manager

 

POSITION: Freelance Digital Project Manager (Integrated)
LOCATION: Oakland
STATUS: 6-8 month contract
START DATE: Mid March – Early April

The ideal candidate is a full-cycle Project Manager with experience working on new media, 360 campaigns, social and print. They are highly adaptable and able to make decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects from project inception through deployment and ensure stringent quality control process followed for all deliverables
  • Develop and execute project scopes, timelines, budgets, and staffing plans to assure all resources are in place for a successful execution
  • Produce and maintain project documentation, including statements of work, meeting notes, status reports, change management, and client approval documents
  • Work with the strategy, creative, development, and production teams to make sure all deliverables are correctly executed and meet client expectations (quality assurance)
  • Drive the project team to meet the agreed-upon timelines, maintaining the critical path and overseeing project budget
  • Communicate with internal and client teams effectively to ensure expectations are set and all deliverables are met on schedule

Requirements and Skills

  • 4-5 years of work experience in project management and client services, with 3-5 years’ experience in a marketing/advertising agency or client-side organization
  • Strong understanding with integrated, digital, mobile and/or email marketing programs and technologies
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills, including client-facing skills including self-presentation and clarity of verbal and written communication
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills required; able to identify solutions and ensure progress in the face of obstacles
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and deliver results on time; graceful under pressure; able to thrive in a fluid and entrepreneurial environment
  • High-level proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project; proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive
  • Bachelor/BSc in Computer Science, Digital Marketing or relevant field degree
  • Strong digital(web/email) focus and understanding of file specifications -- resolution, color space and other technical requirements of assets needed for image production for web and mobile

JOB #1511

Visual Web/Digital Designer

 

POSITION:  Visual Web/Digital Designer
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Contract
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately
HOURLY RATE: Market

Our client, a leading hospitality / hotel brand, is seeking a Visual/Web Designer to work on our client's products, services and programs across various visual web/digital platforms.

This position works closely with our art directors, designers, copywriters and other department leads to concept and produce engaging, original and on-brand interactive solutions for our website, seasonal campaigns and unique hospitality/hotel experiences. In this role you’ll have the opportunity to bring your creative and strategic ideas to life using your knowledge of visual design, layout and typography across various platforms.  

Required skills and experience:

  • 2-3 years of design experience in interactive/web and visual design.
  • Experience with mobile/responsive design and the ability to translate existing layouts to varying breakpoints
  • Strong visual design sense, a keen eye for detail and a great portfolio to prove it
  • Solid communication skills, including the ability to present and sell your work
  • Experience concepting and designing iconography for the web
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC suite and Sketch

JOB #1508

Sample Coordinator

 

POSITION: Sample Coordinator
LOCATION: Corte Madera
STATUS: 5 month Contract  
START DATE: Beginning of Feb  
HOURLY RATE: market

Maintain a continuous inventory of samples necessary to support the retouching and image post production department. Assist in all activity relevant to sample coordination, maintenance of the sample database, order entry, requesting and tracking sample inventory while ensuring a high level of communication and quality of information between the samples department and other departments.
 

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Track and communicate all samples-related deadlines to internal departments
  • Receive, review and communicate ordering of Spread Ready/Image List from RH inventory system.
  • Attend Pre-production and Merchandise Meetings and lead internal meetings each season for new product
  • Fulfill daily samples requests for Retouching by researching inventory and placing orders
  • Assist Production Leads and Retouchers with chasing issues in order to support photo teams.
  • Communicate sample status through, email, Google Sheets etc. and internal database
  • Properly tag each item and verify accurate computer entry to internal database
  • Update all files daily for accurate tracking of information
  • Maintain organization of sample storage area(s)
  • Experience with inventory management and control preferred
  • Software: Excel (or Google sheets) to manage data and then there is a physical organization component to it too (actual samples)

JOB #1505

Delivery / Traffic Manager (digital assets)

 

POSITION: Delivery / Traffic Manager (digital assets)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 5 month contract
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately

As a Delivery / Traffic Manager, you will be responsible for leading and continuously optimizing process and internal partnerships for delivery of assets across all channels. You will help establish and be an advocate for consistent delivery processes for print and digital assets through effective partnerships with marketing, editorial, production and translations teams.

As a Delivery Manager, you will:

  • Proactively manage the consistent delivery of digital assets
  • Negotiate and prioritize schedules in order to deliver assets on time
  • Drive consistency in deilvery methods of creative assets for multiple programs; across all vehicles
  • Partner with internal and external production and translations teams to deliver creative asstes to spec, on time
  • Serve as the main point of contact to the internal marketing team submitting requests, internal digital production teams, translation partners and program managers

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • 3+ years’ Program/Delivery/Traffic experience
  • Exceptional organizational skills; ability to manage and track high volume of digital assets
  • Detail-oriented, and able connect details back to business goals
  • Effective relationship-building skills, ability to cultivate strong partnerships across teams
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal ?
  • Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities ?
  • Able to identify when projects are at risk
  • Ability to be flexible and positive with change
  • Can-do positive attitude and a roll-up-your-sleeves approach?
  • Proficient in excel and/or smartsheet

JOB #1501

Integrated Production Designer w/ Visual Design skills

 

POSITION: Integrated Production Designer w/ Visual Design skills
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 4 month contract
START DATE: February
HOURLY RATE: Market

We are looking for Integrated Production Designer w/ Visual Design skills to focus primarily on print in-store graphics and web / digital assets.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The designer would need to focus primarily on print in-store graphics as well as working within templated design.
  • Experience resizing imagery for the product pages
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of typography, photography, graphic design and environmental design; ensures all assets adhere to brand guidelines
  • Owns presentation of design concepts to cross functional teams for feedback and final approval
  • Manages final production stages; develops final mechanical for routing and releases to print vendor/publication
  • Develops strong partnerships with Brand Management, Marketing, Program Management and Content teams

REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree; BA or BFA preferred
  • 3 years of design experience
  • Proficient in InDesign and Photoshop
  • Understanding of current fashion and beauty trends
  • Understanding of environmental graphics
  • Understanding of production process

JOB #1487

Proofreader ( some Copy Editing)

 

POSITION: Proofreader ( some Copy Editing)
LOCATION: Corte Madera
STATUS: Contract  
START DATE: Beginning of January-March
HOURLY RATE: $30-35/hr. (DOE)

Our client, a luxury retail company is looking for a freelance Proofreader with Copy editing Skills to join their team. 
Note: you must have a car and be able to work onsite in Corte Madera.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Typical daily tasks include: preparing selling copy for new catalog spreads using available information resources, updating carryover spreads using current product information and style guidelines, accurately filtering changes provided by merchants and management, and constantly scrubbing the catalogs to flag any stylistic issues.
  • Ability to collaborate with other copy team editors, production team partners, merchant teams and management—to accomplish production goals and deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ year's of experience as a proofreader
  • Experience in proofreading/ editing catalogs for copy clarity and readability, trademarks, registration information, grammar, spelling, capitalization, format, branding, etc
  • Editing/implementation of changes and maintaining consistent implementation of the brand and tone of voice
  • Strong copy editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience proofreading for High-End retail catalogue is a plus

JOB #1484

PowerPoint Designer

 

POSITION: PowerPoint Designer 
LOCATION: Offsite work w/ occasional meetings either in SF or RWC
STATUS: Contract
START DATE: Immediately
SALARY: Market

We are doing a brand refresh and are looking for someone to do the following

Design a new template based on new brand book.
Create 20 – 25 slides by end of year
Create 20 – 20 additional slides by Jan 11
Can work from home, might need to attend 1-2 meetings either in SF or Redwood City.

Possible ongoing maintenance or could convert to full time if skills expand to print and digital.

Our client, a leader in cloud-based software is looking for a PowerPoint Designer to join their creative department on a contract basis. 

Power Presentation Designer Responsibilities:

  • 5+ years of design experience 
  • Assure all work meets corporate brand standards and quality assurance guidelines
  • Use current industry tools to meet the requirements of each project
  • Correctly interpret and implement client revisions to design projects as requested and possibly recommend as appropriate
  • Research, concept, and prototype visual design assignments as needed
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint 

JOB #1472

Copywriter

 

POSITION: Copywriter
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 3-6 Month Contract
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately
HOURLY RATE: Market

My client is looking for an experienced copywriter with exceptional creative writing skills and a solid foundation of consumer marketing experience.  This hard-working, enthusiastic and creative candidate will support their marketing and design team.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record developing copy for brands in the mobile, streaming, music, sports or media space. Portfolio should include long and short form writing and across a broad array of media (from Social posts, to email, to radio spots, digital media and TV/video concepts and scripts).   

 

Responsibilities

  • Working as a creative team member, this person will help elevate the messaging effectiveness and style on all projects while maintaining alignment with the brand.
  • The writer will work closely with the creative team to create materials for different departments, including Marketing, Social Media and PR.
  • The ability to work as part of a creative team to develop overall marketing campaigns from initial concept to execution.
  • Strong creative writer who can tackle a variety of jobs in a fast paced creative environment.
  • Help implement a brand voice and personality through all the various consumer touch points.
  • Help set and monitor the tone of the brand.
  • Work on programming focused communications that help explain and create desire for our content.

 

Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of proven marketing copywriting preferably with experience in product marketing and entertainment industry.
  • Experience in entertainment marketing preferred, Bachelor of Arts degree in communications or marketing.
  • Experience creating CRM direct marketing materials, radio and video scripts.
  • Should be highly creative and able to develop and execute ideas that fully support the creative brief.
  • Experience working with marketing departments.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment. Resourceful self-starter.
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude with an exceptional attention to detail and ability take a project from concept through to completions despite numerous revisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to collaborate with a Designers and Art Directors and take direction from a Creative Director when needed.
  • Exceptional, creative focused, strategic copywriting skills to accomplish many different objectives including brand awareness, consumer retention, up sell, win back and programming promotion.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of current entertainment environment.
  • Independently navigate the creative process, can collaborate and negotiate successfully with other teams while being proactive, resourceful and flexible along the way.*

 

 

 

 

JOB #1445

Production Manager, Web Retouching

 

POSITION: Production Manager, Web Retouching
LOCATION: Corte Madera
STATUS: Ongoing Contract  
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $50-70/hr. (DOE)

Our client, a luxury e-commerce retailer, is looking for a Production Manager, Web Retouching
to join their team on an ongoing contract basis. This role will support Creative Production Operations Director and Senior Web Retoucher.

Position Summary

 

  • Supports the Creative Production Operations Director and Senior Web Retoucher with assignment, resource allocation, and project tracking for web retouching department across both internal and external retouching teams.
  • Is responsible, with the senior web retoucher, for delivering all expected files by the project deadline.
  • Manages daily aspects of web retouching workflow, image and project assignment, tracking milestones.
  • Compiles daily and weekly reporting on all active projects.
  • Strategizes production planning, builds production calendars, tracks milestones of internal and external teams.
  • Partners with outsource vendors and manage throughput and project milestones.
  • Liaises with internal partners from other departments.
  • Responds to internal partner’s emails regarding retouching images or projects.
  • Daily and weekly sweeps of the DAM to identify aging or incomplete images.

Pre Reqs

  • 5+ years production management in a high volume (or ecomm) studio or in-house creative department. 
  • Advanced Project Management and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks concurrently with responsible follow through and effective communication to internal and external team members is required.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of photography and retouching.
  • Experience in Photoshop, InDesign, MS Word, MS Excel, and Google docs is required. Filemaker experience a plus.
  • The ability to self-edit prior to presenting/sharing/publishing work is mandatory.
  • Must hold self, coworkers, vendors, and partners to the highest standards.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Vets and responds to partner department retouching tests and requests.
  • Pre-season strategies for new finish digital color references and hero images.
  • Requests CADs and product construction information from Product Development.
  • Provides timing and cost estimates for small projects and Jira tickets.
  • Compiles quantitative reports to show project throughput rates. monitors team productivity and troubleshoots road blocks.
  • Manages outsource vendor and internal partner relations. Cultivates partner relationships as needed.

JOB #1439

Creative Resource Manager

 

POSITION: Creative Resource Manager
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Contract-To-Hire
HOURLY RATE: Market

A leading Digital Marketing agency is looking for a Creative Resource Manager.  If you are a problem-solving, data-driven, creative-loving, resourcing expert...then this is the job for you!

You will be responsible for keeping creative projects running effectively, efficiently, and happily. You are strategic and can see the big picture while managing the details of the day-to-day operations of the group: evaluating and resourcing projects, overseeing workflow and implementing process, developing and fostering strong relationships with internal and external talent, and building culture. You are a strong champion of team and collaboration, everything you do is in service of supporting others be successful so ultimately everyone wins.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate all project requests, assess needs and skills required, and provide estimates for creative time
  • Work closely with Producers / Project Managers to ensure all deliverables are effectively met and in a timely manner
  • Anticipate and identify project roadblocks or conflicts in order to provide solutions
  • Collaborate with leads to develop long-term staff vision and identify capabilities to add to the team
  • Understand current, pending and future workload, and map a plan to appropriate resources accordingly
  • Hold weekly meetings with creative leadership to provide status on resourcing, upcoming assignments and obstacles to resolve
  • Assess current structure, tools and processes, and develop a proposal for how to improve resource operations
  • Manage resource obstacles that arise on a day-to-day basis
  • Provide regular reporting to creative and marketing leadership on resource burn rate and bandwidth
  • Show proven results of improved processes, project planning and workload efficiencies
  • Grow a creative resourcing practice

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of experience as a Resource Manager
  • Creative services, marketing, or design agency experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Skilled at evaluating project scope, managing internal resources, managing vendors or contractors with associated budgets
  • Experience managing people and developing careers in a creative agency setting
  • An advanced understanding of the current digital and social media landscape, as well as insight into upcoming trends
  • Familiarity with employment law and different classifications for workers
  • Experience building staffing plans, forecasting, and reporting