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JOB #1464

Production Designer

 

POSITION: Production Designer
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 2-3 month contract
START DATE: interviewing
HOURLY RATE: market

Our client, a luxury e-commerce retailer, is looking for a Production Designer for upcoming contract. This role will be part of Print Production team and you will work on everything from catalogues, in-store signage, and other customer facing print projects.

Print:

  • Experience working on instore signage and other print projects.
  • Ability to update templates and existing designs with new messaging
  • Ability to prepare files for production (press)
  • Portfolio showcasing your production abilities
  • Expert level of InDesign

JOB #1462

Project Manager (360)

 

POSITION: Project Manager
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Interviewing immediately

Responsibilities

  • 2-3 years of exp.
  • Be the communications hub between all agency team members and agency partners that may touch an assigned account/project
  • Ensure that proper forecasting is being done for all projects on assigned account/s
  • Manage and be accountable for each step of the creative development process
  • Proactively guide projects through the internal system
  • Develop and manage project schedules
  • Work with Creative Resource Manager to manage and plan creative resources
  • Engage in contingency planning and recommend solutions
  • Alert team if a project strays out of the originally set parameters
  • Negotiate/communicate with the creative, account management and production team members every step of the way
  • Keep detailed records of the life of a project and share information as necessary
  • Ensure that agreed-upon agency workflow is followed
  • Keep Director of Project Management aware of progress on each project and raise any concerns as quickly as possible

 

JOB #1455

Associate Digital Project Manager, Personalization

 

Position: Associate Digital Project Manager, Personalization
Location: San Francisco
Status: ongoing contract (3 month trial period)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

Our client, a leading fashion / beauty e-commerce retailer, is looking for an Associate Integrated Project Manager to join their growing team. 

You will be responsible for managing and optimizing delivery of assets across all channels.  You will partner with various internal and external vendor teams to identify the best work stream for the creation of the assets for each program. You will maintain consistent delivery processes through effective partnerships with production, operations, translations, and agency partners, and act as a subject matter expert to achieve volume efficiencies and speed to market.

Requirements: 

  • 2 plus years of experience in Program/Delivery/Marketing
  • Experience managing and tracking a high volume of assets
  • Ability to identify when projects are at risk

Responsibilities:

  • Create and share cost estimates for programs
  • Proactively manage production and delivery of assets and make efficiency recommendations
  • Drive consistency and quality across all areas
  • Track and maintain projects each work stream and participate in related scaling exercises for the department
  • Actively work with Program Managers, Channel Ops Teams, and Agencies on process optimization and integration of milestones and schedules into larger programs
  • Partner with production and agencies to deliver and optimize creative assets to spec, on time and on budget
  • Serve as single point of contract to internal production teams, production vendors, translation partners, PM and operations. 

JOB #1454

Associate Digital Project Manager

 

Position: Associate Digital Project Manager
Location: San Francisco
Status: ongoing contract (3 month trial period)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

Our client, a leading fashion / beauty e-commerce retailer, is looking for an Associate Integrated Project Manager to join their growing team. 

You will be responsible for managing and optimizing delivery of assets across all channels.  You will partner with various internal and external vendor teams to identify the best work stream for the creation of the assets for each program. You will maintain consistent delivery processes through effective partnerships with production, operations, translations, and agency partners, and act as a subject matter expert to achieve volume efficiencies and speed to market.

Requirements: 

  • 2 plus years of experience in Program/Delivery/Marketing
  • Experience managing and tracking a high volume of assets
  • Ability to identify when projects are at risk

Responsibilities:

  • Create and share cost estimates for programs
  • Proactively manage production and delivery of assets and make efficiency recommendations
  • Drive consistency and quality across all areas
  • Track and maintain projects each work stream and participate in related scaling exercises for the department
  • Actively work with Program Managers, Channel Ops Teams, and Agencies on process optimization and integration of milestones and schedules into larger programs
  • Partner with production and agencies to deliver and optimize creative assets to spec, on time and on budget
  • Serve as single point of contract to internal production teams, production vendors, translation partners, PM and operations. 

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 #1444

Web Asset Manager

 

POSITION: Web Asset Manager
LOCATION: Corte Madera
STATUS: Ongoing Contract  
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $30-50/hr. (DOE)

Our client, a luxury e-commerce retailer, is looking for a Web Asset Manager to join their team on a contract basis. This role will be part of Web Retouching group and will focus on managing the workflow of digital file assets (images and associated support assets) using a customized internal DAM application.

(Experience with Digital Image Library, Image Library, Digital Archiving, Digital Assets)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Managing the workflow of digital file assets (images and associated support assets) using a customized internal DAM application.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining correct metadata and statuses for all assets. Coordinating the distribution and retrieval of image and support assets with multiple outsources using physical drives or an FTP client.
  • Responsible for vetting, revising, packaging, distributing (often includes creating and naming) assets for retouching work requests via JIRA system.
  • Comparing layered Photoshop files with our digital color matching library to determine correct, current color references are being used.
  • Liaise with RH partner departments to ensure accuracy of metadata in several database portals. Responsible for updating and prioritizing
  • Bug and DEV Enhancement Lists.
  • Organize and maintain spreadsheets of associated image data, including files being worked in-house and by outsources, including reference materials and information.

Core Job Competencies and Technical Skills Required

  • 5+ years of experience using a Digital Asset Management or Image Database software application in a professional environment.
  • 5+ years utilizing the Mac platform.
  • Extensive knowledge of image archiving and a variety of digital file formats.
  • Intermediate level Photoshop skills (experience using layers, paths, masks and image processing tools).
  • Extensive experience working with Excel, Google Sheets and/or Smartsheets, including sorting, filtering, and formatting.
  • Experience and a thorough understanding of importing and exporting data.

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

JOB #1437

Senior Copywriter

 

Position: Senior Copywriter/ACD 
Location: San Francisco 
Status: 3 months with potential for extension
Start date: Immediately

Our client, a leading marketing and advertising agency is looking for a Senior Copywriter to join their team. The ideal candidate is passionate about all forms of advertising and stays current with the latest trends and winning campaigns. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Ability to brainstorm/concept meetings,answering briefs/proofing emails 
  • Ability to make an idea translate effectively and flawlessly across all marketing assets.
  • Ability to to turn a client's business objectives, brand, consumer and competitive landscape into insightful campaign ideas.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-discipline teams of various levels of seniority

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of Copywriter's experience
  • Online Portfolio is required for consideration
     

JOB #1434

Social Media Content Specialist ( Contract)

 

POSITION: Social Media Content Specialist
LOCATION: San Francisco 
STATUS: 3 months contract with potential for extension 
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $20- $25 /hr DOE

Our client, a digital marketing agency is looking for a Social Media Content Specialist for a contract role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to drive engagement on client's social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter 
  • Ability to build profiles and enhance/manage existing social media profiles for clients in SaaS/B2B and eCommerce space 
  • Ability to compile data across several social media platforms to assist in creating weekly/monthly reports, including analysis for insights, optimizations and future strategy development
  • Ability to run regular social campaigns and track their success with content and links posted through all social channels.
  • Ability to develop a deep understanding of the target audiences, and master a client’s brand voice to convey key messages across channels.
  • Ability to help define and implement strategies to grow client's brand presence in existing and new social channels, to increase followers and engagement.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 1+ years of experience building and executing a social media strategy for engaging followers across key channels including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.
  • Experience with content publishing and social media platforms 
  • Portfolio showing a variety of content types, lengths, and tones.

JOB #1432

Senior Program/Project Manager (Contract)

 

POSITION: Senior Program/Project Manager (Contract) 
LOCATION: San Jose
STATUS: 6 months contract 
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $50 - $60/hr DOE

Our client, a well-known brand agency is looking for a Senior Program/Project Manager for a contract role. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to develop and execute accurate and thorough project plans including scope, timeline & budgets
  • Ability to proactively manage client expectations throughout production life-cycle
  • Ability to produce and maintain project documentation including schedules, meeting notes, status reports, client feedback and approval documents
  • Ability to effectively lead/manage internal and client meetings
  • Ability to determine/monitor resource requirements/issues
  • Ability to mitigate conflict and promote collaboration
  • Ability to manage project/program P&L

Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of experience working within creative or technical environment 
  • Familiar with project management tools: JIRA, Smartsheet, G-Suite
  • Bachelor's degree ( Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Graphic Design or related degrees) 
     

JOB #1430

Senior Project Manager (360 Campaign)

 

POSITION: Senior Project Manager (360 Campaign)
LOCATION: San Francisco 
STATUS: 3 months with potential for conversion 
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $45 - $50/hr DOE

Our client, a well-known marketing & advertising agency is looking for a Senior Project Manager for a contract role. 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeps projects moving forward smoothly, develops project plans for new work, ensures that creative can be produced within specified timeframes, efficiently manages + communicates milestones throughout the project lifecycle, proactively mitigates risks and comfortable adapting to changes from inception to delivery of projects.
  • Manages account/project-related meetings including weekly account status meetings, internal reviews, etc. Issues and or ensure issuance of timely contract reports.
  • Co-authors all project SOW’s, estimates and change order documentation. Ensures SOW have been signed off by all department leads and have tight deliverables.
  • Effectively manages budget for projects, ensures deliverables can be produced within specified budgets, proactively identifies any risks and escalates needs to business / agency leads to be addressed.
  • Vendor Management & Tracking – works with 3rd party partners to align on project related costs, tracking deliverables to the approved budget and internal integration of vendor costs into client SOW documents.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5+ years of experience in CRM (delivering marketing email campaigns) and 360 campaign management in advertising agency, direct marketing or interactive advertising agency.
  • Proficient with project management tools such as Visio, Excel, PPT and MS Project
  • Project documentation samples are required (SOW and Project Plan.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

JOB #1429

Digital Designer

 

POSITION: Digital Designer
LOCATION: San Francisco 
STATUS: Contract-to-hire
START DATE: Immediately

Our client, a technology conglomerate company is looking for a Digital Designer to join their design team. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to design and produce all marketing design needs, including collateral, slide decks, landing pages, product pages, promotional pages, social marketing  
  • Ability to give design direction to Creative team to ensure brand consistency & style
  • Ability to take ownership of the visual elements of creative work
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the creative and development team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of digital design experience  
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Online portfolio 

 

JOB #1427

Digital and Print Production Artist (Contract)

 

POSITION: Digital and Print Production Artist (Contract) 
LOCATION: San Francisco 
STATUS: 4 months contract with potential for extension
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $30 - $40/hr DOE

Our client, a leader in the retail industry is looking for a Digital and Print Production Artist for a contract role. 

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Understand and execute digital and/or print projects from BRIEF/PASS OFF to press date
  • Master and maintain coherent production processes from campaign to campaign
  • Own edit and review activity with Program Managers for all digital and print mechaninals
  • Follow and adhere to strict print schedules, keeping managers, creative and art directors apprised of
  • production concerns
  • Resolve day to day production issues including technical issues, best practices and communication
  • with the Creative, Project Management and VM teams
  • Proactively collaborate with Managers, Senior Art Directors and Senior Designers ensuring seamless
  • interface between Creative goals and final mechanicals
  • Traffic as necessary requisite project materials between creative director, retouchers, and project manager,
  • with an understanding of desired final results
  • Actively manage, support and refer to server archive containing all fixture dielines and templates. Continue
  • to understand, manage and enforce file server processes and conventions as they develop
  • Manage, prepare, and release files and images for proofing as they come into the creative department
  • Consistently displays mastery of prepress using QC and releases all collateral, fixture, out of home,
  • catalog as necessary to ensure and maintain zero defect on press
  • Manages a productive and responsible daily schedule with regard to current and future project milestones
  • and deadlines
  • Communicates and updates managers and stakeholders regarding progress of projects through release

JOB #1424

Associate Delivery Manager / Traffic Manager

 

POSITION: Project / Traffic Manager 
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 4-6 week contract with potential for extension
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: $30 - $40/hr DOE

Our client, a retail industry leader is looking for a Project / Traffic Manager for a 4-6 week project with potential for an extension.  You will be responsible for production / traffic of the digital and some print marketing initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Create and share cost estimates for programs
  • Proactively manage production and delivery of assets and make efficiency recommendations
  • Drive consistency and quality across all areas
  • Track and maintain projects each workstream and participate in related scaling exercises for the department
  • Actively work with Program Managers, Channel Ops Teams, and Agencies on process optimization and integration of milestones and schedules into larger programs.
  • Partner with production and agencies to deliver and optimize creative assets to spec, on time and on budget. 
  • Serve as the single point of contact to internal production teams, production vendors, translation partners, PM, and operations.

Requirements::

  • 2-3 years’ Program/Delivery/Traffic Manager on digital (some print project)
  • Exceptional organizational skills; ability to manage and track high volume of assets
  • Effective relationship-building skills, ability to cultivate strong partnerships across teams
  • Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities ?
  • Able to identify when projects are at risk

JOB #1407

Project Manager (UX)

 

Position: Project Manager (UX)
Location: San Mateo
Status: Full-Time
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
A #1 rated, full-stack Product Agency is looking for a Senior Project Manager (UX). You will ensure the work produced is effective and intelligent while working with a team of software product designers and developers. 
 
You will be responsible for the on-time-on-budget delivery of our projects using an Agile approach.  You will collaborate closely with clients throughout the entire life cycle of the project.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and deliver customer projects on time and within budget and scope including: management of risk, schedule, project resources, SCRUMs, backlog, quality and communication among stakeholders.
  • Prepare project documentation, including resource plans, status reports, etc. Assist in the development of statements of work and project requirements.
  • Provide strategic leadership to Delivery and Account Management teams; work closely with Account Management team on an ongoing basis and ensure that changing resource and project requirements are understood and met.
  • Ability to influence internal team members and customers to execute on projects; coach and mentor junior delivery leads.
  • Indentify and effectively manage project resks and problems; facilitate resolution of any issues or problems.
  • Participate in business development activities, including preparation of proposals by preparing backlogs, budgets and related materials. 

?Requirements:

  • 4 plus years of experience managing projects
  • Strong knowledge of Agile project management (scope, time, cost, quality, resources, communication, risk, etc.)
  • Excellent customer managment skills
  • Strong ability to work with customers to develop and manage project backlogs
  • Strong knowledge of software design/development processes and technologies. 
  • Strong Agile methodologies and tools such as Pivotal and Jira.
  • Project delivery experience relevant to software UX design and development

JOB #1405

Junior Designer (Integrated)

 

Position: Junior Designer (Integrated)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract (Thru December 2018, potential for extension based on budget)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

 

Our client, a leader in the retail industry  who has an unrivaled selection of beauty products from both classic and emerging brands, is looking for a contract Junior Designer (Integrated).

You will support the Senior Art Director and Art Director in building the company brand, and concept development/execution of marketing campaigns and programs, from concept to execution across media.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creation of both print and digital deliverables to include: signage, banners, advertisements, landing pages, marketing collateral, direct mail, and email campaigns
  • Partners with Art Director to develop and build strong brand. Supports in brand execution to ensure consistency across brand through all channels. Develops visual design standards for brand.
  • Partners with Art Director to develop strategic marketing campaign concepts. Understands both marketing and creative needs to provide creative solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Supports in integration of art direction and design across all channels including, but not limited to: desktop/mweb/app, email, display advertising, and video.
  • Partners closely with Editorial and Retail teams to execute creative concepts for robust 360 client experience.
  • Support Art Directors and Senior AD when they partner with Content Production to align on appropriate talent to ensure accurate execution of creative vision. Including but not limited to photography, retouching, illustration, video development.  
  • Helps to build relationships with cross-functional partners to ensure strategic objectives are met. Collaborates with various cross-functional members on various projects and be proactive in seeking out answers to help move the project forward.
  • Executes projects with thoughtful and elevated design. Understands design and typographic  fundamentals and provides new and exciting design solutions and POV.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of creative experience.
  • Solid experience creating both print and digital deliverables to include: email campaigns, landing pages, direct mail pieces, signage, banners, advertisements, and other marketing collateral.
  • Retail/ecommerce background
  • Agency background
  • Previous experience working within the beauty, lifestyle, or fashion industries
  • Understanding of digital channels including site, social, email and paid advertising..
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe programs: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

 

JOB #1404

Designer (Integrated)

 

Position: Designer (Integrated)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract (Thru December 2018, potential for extension based on budget)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
Our client, a leader in the retail industry  who has an unrivaled selection of beauty products from both classic and emerging brands, is looking for a contract Designer (Integrated).
 
You will support the Senior Art Director and Art Director in building the company brand, and concept development/execution of marketing campaigns and programs, from concept to execution across media.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creation of both print and digital deliverables to include: signage, banners, advertisements, landing pages, marketing collateral, direct mail, and email campaigns
  • Partners with Art Director to develop and build strong brand. Supports in brand execution to ensure consistency across brand through all channels. Develops visual design standards for brand.
  • Partners with Art Director to develop strategic marketing campaign concepts. Understands both marketing and creative needs to provide creative solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Partners closely with Editorial and Retail teams to execute creative concepts for robust 360 client experience.  
  • Helps to build relationships with cross-functional partners to ensure strategic objectives are met. Collaborates with various cross-functional members on various projects and be proactive in seeking out answers to help move the project forward.
  • Executes projects with thoughtful and elevated design. Understands design and typographic  fundamentals and provides new and exciting design solutions and POV.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years of design experience.
  • Solid experience creating both print and digital deliverables to include: email campaigns, landing pages, direct mail pieces, signage, banners, advertisements, and other marketing collateral.
  • Retail/ecommerce background
  • Agency background
  • Previous experience working within the beauty, lifestyle, or fashion industries
  • Understanding of digital channels including site, social, email and paid advertising..
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe programs: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.

 

 

JOB #1402

Art Director (Integrated)

 

Position: Art Director (Integrated)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract (thru December 2018, potential for extension based on budget)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

Our client, a leader in the retail industry  who has an unrivaled selection of beauty products from both classic and emerging brands, is looking for a contract Art Director (Integrated) through December 2018.

Working with Sr. AD and ACD, the Art Director will be responsible for content/design creation for campaigns that supports the overall company goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Art Direct 360 deliverables, both print and digital such as: landing pages, banners, direct mail, email campaigns, signage, marketing collateral, advertisements etc.
  •  Develop on brand campaigns and ensure design consistency across all relevant touch points
  • Partnering with Sr. AD, understand both marketing and creative needs to provide creative solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Partner closely with editorial and retail teams to develop creative concepts for robust 360 client experience.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with cross-functional partners to ensure strategic objectives are met.
  • Actively work with junior members of the team to make sure that all executions are of the highest quality and adheres to the brand.
  • Art Directs creative team and junior designers in creative expertise and knowledge including art direction, photography, design, and typography.

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 to 6 years of art director experience working on retail clients.
  • Portfolio showcasing print and digital deliverables such as: banners, advertising, signage, direct mail, landing pages, email campaigns, and other marketing collateral.
  • Strong ability to execute designs as much as concepting them.
  • Previous agency or retail/luxury/lifestyle/ecommerce experience
  • Ability to produce high level art direction/inspiration decks that are appropriate for digital channels.

 

 

JOB #1398

Creative Resource Manager

 

Position: Creative Resource Manager
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract (3 month contract / 30 hours per week)
Hourly Rate: Market

A leader in the wearable health and fitness industry 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 introducing new practices, tools, and metrics to determine how to make the team as efficient and effective as possible. 

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Manage team vacation calendars and coverage
  • 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

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience 
  • Creative services, marketing, or design agency experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong understanding of creative development process and key creative players
  • Solid experience with project management tools such as: Wrike, JIRA, etc.

JOB #1397

Video Producer

 

Position: Video Producer
Location: San Francisco and LA
Status: Contract (1 year +)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
*Travel 1 to 2 trips monthly for 3 to 4 days at a time will be required between San Francisco and LA.
 
Our client, a leader in the retail industry  who has an unrivaled selection of beauty products from both classic and emerging brands, is looking for a long-term contract Video Producer!  You will be responsible for supporting their day-to-day video projects from concept to execution and partnering with world-class clients to help their creative vision come to life!
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Ability to support the Senior Content Producer, Video with all video projects (scoping, bidding, awarding, casting, pre-production, shooting, editorial etc.)
• Day to day support and coordination of multiple ongoing video programs
• Work closey with LA studio and Producers for ongoing video programs
• Maintain database and archive of footage
• Manages the coordination of talent holdings and bookings.
• Support review timeline for getting proper sign off among all cross-functional partners.
• Partner with video marketing, digital creative, and program management to ensure all comps/products are
ready for video shoots.
• Record and implement notes from creative and marketing meetings, reviews, and kick offs.
• Management of projects through tools such as Basecamp, Smartsheets, Box, Wipster
• Schedule & manage front end and back end review meetings (attend KO’s, storyboard reviews, video reviews, model casting meetings, etc.)
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
• 3+ years of Video Production or Program Management experience
• Previous agency or production studio/house experience
• Retail/ecommerce industry experience
• Previous experience in beauty, lifestyle, or fashion 
• Strong experience managing production end to end in an external client facing capacity
• Strong understanding of production process
• Available to travel to LA for shoots 1 to 2 times monthly.
 

JOB #1396

Graphic Designer (KeyArt)

 

POSITION: Graphic Designer
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Full Time
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately
ANNUAL SALARY: Market

A global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry, is currently seeking a full-time Graphic Designer for its creative services department. This individual will report to the Associate Creative Director and will be responsible for Designing and producing packaging, logos, and print ads and optimally online pieces as well as other collateral items as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to concept and develop original packaging design, that is then used on all channels – in store, online, PR banners etc.
  • Experience with logo design and dealing with design hierarchy is a must
  • Follow projects from initial concept through final execution.
  • Must stay professionally up-to-date in current pop culture trends (i.e. social media, fashion, design, movies, tv etc)

Qualifications

  • 3-5 year of experience in the Design industry
  • Portfolio showcasing packaging and brand projects
  • Knowledge in both online and offline design and production
  • Software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

JOB #1393

Director of UX

 

Position: Director of UX Design
Location: San Mateo
Status: Full-Time
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

A #1 rated, full-stack Product Agency is looking for a Director of UX Design. You will work on developing concepts for leading Fortune 100 enterprise brands as well as some of the most innovative start-ups . About 70% of your work will be within B2B enterprise space and about 30% within B2C space. You will have refined client facing skills and ability to work closely with C-Level decision makers to help shape the next generation of the web products.

Skills

  • Ability to define visual interfaces that adhere to product brand guidelines and extend the defined wire frames and specifications
  • Provide leadership for the UX design team.
  • Lead Product/Innovation Discovery and Strategy workshops.
  • Ability to lead discovery and research workshop with C-level executives
  • Experience creating and communicating end-to-end scenarios, interaction models, and screen designs to clients and executives
  • Collaborate with other designers to evangelize new interface guidelines and design patterns
  • Mentor and lead a team of designers

Requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant exp. working on SaaS products
  • Strong experience managing a team of designers (will have 3 to 7 direct reports)
  • Strong understanding of HTML & CSS
  • Extremely comfortable presenting work to our clients, gathering feedback and sharing it to other team members
  • Strong experience with: research / ethnographic studies, competitive analysis, user personas, and use case development, customer journey mapping, flow diagramming, wire frames, visual/UI design sprints, clickable prototyping, usability testing, style guide creation, etc
  • Strong experience with working in Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, Google Slides/Docs
  • Portfolio demonstrating enterprise level SaaS projects

JOB #1385

Production Studio Director (Los Angeles)

 

Position: Production Studio Director 
Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full-Time
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately

Our client, a leader in the retail industry, who has an unrivaled selection of beauty products from both classic and emerging brands, is looking for a talented Production Studio Director in their LA location.

As the Production Studio Director, you will lead a team of internal and external production staff. You will manage all aspects of running an always on production studio, budgeting and cost management, while promoting partnership with cross functional partners.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ of production experience in a management role.

  • Previous agency experience

  • Previous production house experience

  • Experience directly managing a large production team.

  • Strong project management skills and knowledge of: Basecamp, Workfront, Wipster, Wiredrive, Smart Sheet, ProofHQ tools.

  • Strong business acumen (ie: understand briefs, work closely with merchandisers, build relationships with partners, ability to manage budgets)

  • Strong technical production knowledge/aptitude in order to identify efficiencies and help with bottom line.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance in all phases of pre-production, production and post-production

  • Monitor and champion process; identify process gaps/improvements and tools to improve efficiency

  • Manage communication and regular reporting to key stakeholders on all high priority development and production budgets, schedules and delivery.

  • Lead a growing team of producers, production coordinators, editors, assistant editors, and studio staff.

  • Cultivate strong partnerships cross-functionally at peer and leadership level to open doors and facilitate execution, with heightened focus on upfront planning and early alignment

  • Ensures the ongoing training and development of direct reports.

  • Responsible for the production of over 500 videos per year as well as transitioning and managing photo shoots from their current NYC location.

 

 

JOB #1380

Content Strategist / Associate Creative Director (Copywriter)

 

Position: Content Strategist / Associate Creative Director (Copywriter)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Full-Time
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
Our client is looking for a proven copywriter with a Creative Director's ability to oversee and direct other creative teams. 
 
You will be responsible for writing, creating, reviewing, and honing words held to a higher than normal standard and setting the stylistic and artistic direction of marketing programs and campaigns!
 

Responsibilities:

  • Update Voice & Tone guide and create asset library of copy
  • Concept develop, write and oversee creative execution across: 
    • landing pages, app descriptions, performance ads (Facebook, google search, etc), email marketing, marketing collateral
  • Lead partner marketing efforts (e.g. integration partnerships, co-marketing opportunities, etc)
  • Lead design & development of marketing collateral & merchandise & help stand up the online store
  • Contribute to the development of long-range creative strategies; plans and campaigns
  • Opportunities to unlock/experiment with new channels: youtube/podcast sponsorships, etc.

Competencies:

  • Manage projects and talent to ensure maximum efficiency, productivity and enthusiasm
  • Inspire and lead by example, setting professional standards
  • Keep the work on brand and on strategy—while astounding us with new thinking
  • Liaise with partners, and encourage them to embrace fresh, exciting ideas