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JOB #1414

Digital Project Manager

 

POSITION: Project Manager / Digital Producer (Social)
LOCATION: SF
STATUS: 3 months (potential for conversion)
START DATE: Immediately
REPORTS TO: Head of Project Management

You will be part of client’s internal Product team and you will work on delivering social everything from Social activation / campaign management / content development experience, etc.

Responsibilities

  • You will work on delivering social everything from Social activation / campaign management / content development experience, etc.
  • Develop and manage project plans, resource plans, budges and statements of work
  • Ability to identify, communicate and resolve project issues
  • Work collaboratively and lead cross-discipline teams of various levels of seniority
  • Take direction from and support senior Delivery Management Staff
  • Lead and organize efficient meetings and conference calls
  • Develop tasks lists, status reports and meeting notes
  •  

Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience managing digital projects
  • Experience building and launching a web and mobile projects (through deployment)
  • Must be able to communicate with in-house developers
  • Must have experience writing SOW

 

JOB #1410

Videographer/Editor (Dreamforce)

 

Position: Videographer/Editor (Dreamforce)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract/Project Based
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 

A cloud app company and top sponsor of the event Dreamforce, is looking for a Videographer/Editor to capture footage during the days of September 25th through the 28th.  You will be capturing interviews with top level, industry professionals, event photography, and other event video footage as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Capture interviews, event photography, and event video

  • Be proactive in helping to secure on-the-fly interviews with industry professionals

  • Utilize event schedule and communication with team to determine the best opportunities for capturing needed shots and footage.

  • Utilize experience in properly setting up interview and communicating with executives in a polished and professional manner in order to achieve the best results.

  • Assist in asking questions to interviewee to ensure footage is valuable and applicable to the client's needs

Requirements:

  • 5 plus years of experience

  • Proper camera and video kit for fast-paced event coverage

  • Solid experience communicating with high level executives

  • Strong experience photographing and videoing events 

  • Strong experience with setting up for on-the-fly interviews

  • A journalistic/documentary style approach

  • Proficient editing experience

  • Strong knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Photoshop, and After Effects

Bonus:

  • Sound editing experience with Audition

 

JOB #1408

AD/ACD (Design)

 

Position: Creative Director (Design)
Location: San Francisco
Status: Full-Time
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
One of the fastest growing beverage companies in the market, is looking for a Creative Director to join their growing team!  The right candidate should be a seasoned designer who will be responsible to help create and implement the visual direction for the company through a combination of compelling concepts and designs across all channels. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Direct and manage the development and execution of all creative assets for marketing campaigns including video, digital, social media, print, POS, sales materials and other assets as needed.
  • Creation and development of deliverables such as: packaging, POS systems, label designs, rack systems, digital advertising, signage and trade show booth assets.
  • Prepare proposals, presentations, creative briefs and treatments.
  • Manage design processes from concept to final delivery.
  • Lead and direct agencies, designers, and writers while also having the ability to be heavily involved in creative design.
  • Provide creative ideas and direction for print and digital advertisements, in-store installations and events.
  • Collaborate with Ecommerce and Marketing teams to translate creative into clear, executable messages for advertising, ecommerce content, advertising, PR and social communications

Requirements:

  • 7 plus years of experience
  • CPG experience
  • Agency experience
  • Strong design background, understanding of typography, layout, form, and color, versed in design process and production methods
  • Ability to be a hands on contributor
  • Experience managing a creative team

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 #1401

Video + Print Content/Project Manager

 

Position: Video + Print Content/Project Manager
Location: San Francisco
Status: Contract (Thru Dec 2018)
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 Content Producer through December 2018.
 
 You will be responsible for producing jobs from soup to nuts (pre-production, casting, shooting, post production etc.) and reporting directly to the Senior Content Producer.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Management of projects through software tools such as Workfront, Basecamp, Smartsheets, Box, Proof HQ?
  • Partner with creative to determine talent partners to best execute the campaign vision.
  • Partner with marketing and program management to ensure all comps/products are ready for shoots.
  •  Document and monitor usage for photographers, models, and other talent, when applicable.
  •  Coordinate talent acquisition, including negotiating usage fees with agents and managing agreements.
  • Create production and post production schedules and monitor progress for timely execution.
  • Identify and resolve production problems with ingenuity and a contagious “can-do” attitude.
  • Ensure quality control and accuracy with final deliverables.
  • Process, record and ensure accuracy of all invoices related to print projects.
Requirements: 
  • 3 plus years’ production experience
  • Previous agency experience
  • Previous retail, beauty, lifestyle, or luxury experience
  • Solid experience working in Workfront, Basecamp, Smartsheets, Box, Proof HQ?
  • Experience with stills/photo shoots
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent technical skills – MS Office; Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong project management skills and experience

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 #1394

Video Specialist/Editor (Social)

 

Position:  Video Specialist/Editor (Social)
Location: Pleasanton
Status: Contract (9 week contract/ approx 20 hours per week)
Start Date: Interviewing Immediately
 
Our client, a leader in the retail space specializing in premium nutrition, personal care, and home products is looking to hire a Video Specialist.
 
You will be responsible for shooting, editing, and animating video for their social media channels such as: https://visualcountry.com 
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Shoot, edit, and animate footage for social media channels with a strong focus on Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook channels
  • Create video content deliverables such as: product promos, recipes, travel/event highlights, lifestyle profiles, interviews, demos, explainers, IG story clips
  • Create animations such as: titles, kinetic type, infographics, explainers, stop motion, animated gifs
  • Work cross functionally with traditional in-house video team to share content and collaborate on various projects
  • Work with social media manager to help execute social media plan and vision through the use of video

Requirements:

  • 2 plus years of experience
  • Experience shooting, editing, and animating under 30 sec and under 60 sec videos for social media channels: ie: Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat with an Iphone.
  • Experience working in square, vertical, and 16:9 format
  • Portfolio showcasing your social media video skills
  • Ability to edit your videos with editing and animation software such as: Final Cut Pro, Premier, After Effects.

 

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
 
 

 

JOB #1361

Digital Designer

 

POSITION: Digital Designer
LOCATION: San Francisco 
STATUS: Full-time
START DATE: Immediately
ANNUAL SALARY: Market

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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to design compelling user interface deliverables for apps, websites and digital campaigns
  • Ability to manage the creative process on multiple projects simultaneously from brief through execution to implementation
  • Ability to develop and implement creative concepts across multiple campaign deliverables in digital 
  • Ability to translate business goals and requirements into effective digital experiences

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years or equivalent experience in digital design for web and/or mobile applications
  • Advanced skills in Adobe suite, Sketch and prototyping tools like InVisio
  • Portfolio showcasing relevant work