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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 #1497

Integrated Project Manager

 

POSITION: Integrated Project Manager
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 5 month contract (cover for maternity leave)
START DATE: 1/14/19

Qualifications: 
•    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
•    Manage and mentor Project Managers and Project Coordinators
•    Keep Director of Project Management aware of progress on each project and raise any concerns as quickly as possible


Requirements:
•    4+ years of project management experience – preferably from a traditional advertising agency setting
•    Add projects to and maintain the current status of projects on the agency status report
•    Lead weekly internal status meetings 
•    Create and manage all timing plans
•    Work closely with the account team lead to manage the scope of all projects, including identifying and navigating any change in scope
•    Work closely with Creative Directors to determine specifics for creative development on each project and facilitate movement from one step to the next
•    Set up and run all necessary key touch-point meetings in the process
•    Coordinate with any freelance or outside creative resources/vendors
•    Manage and enforce a rigorous approvals process
•    Coordinate with production staff throughout the creative development process – ensure that feasibility checks are being done
•    Manage a detailed and organized history of each project
•    A working knowledge of MSProject (or similar Project Management software), InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

 

JOB #1495

Interactive / Visual Designer (690930)

 

POSITION:  Interactive / Web Visual Designer (690930)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Contract
START DATE: 1/14 – 6/19
HOURLY RATE: Market

Our client, a leading fitness brand, is seeking an Interactive Designer to work on our client's products, services and programs across various digital platforms, including web, mobile and apps.

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, product launches, seasonal campaigns and unique digital retail 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.  

 

We’re looking for someone who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and who is big on teamwork, excited about health and wellness, and—above all—loves to have fun!

Required skills and experience:

  • 3-5 years of design experience in interactive/web and visual design.
  • Experience designing websites, product pages, landing pages, and some social media and digital banners.
  • 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 #1494

Project Manager

 

Position: Project Manager 
Location: San Francisco 
 

TBD

JOB #1493

CopyEditor / Proofreader

 

Position: CopyEditor / Proofreader 
Location: San Francisco 

 

 

TBD

JOB #1491

Sr. Project Manager (content assets)

 

POSITION:  Sr. Project Manager (digital and social assets)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Contract (3-4 months)
START DATE: February 2019
HOURLY RATE: Market

The Sr. Project Manager will be working on overseeing everything from photoshoots to delivering digital and social asset for product launches and campaigns.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience delivering digital and social asset for product launches and campaigns
  • Participate in project kickoffs, content meetings, reviews, and other project based meetings as needed.
  • Manage scope, timeline and budget execution
  • Manage expectations for everyone on a project including the team, the account managers, and the customer
  • Run scrums and other status meetings
  • Write SOWs
  • Review budget
  • Set up and maintain tickets in the management system
  • Manage collection of assets and information from the customer
  • Perform meeting prep, prepare agendas, and handle all follow up
  • Produce weekly and monthly summary reports
  • Experience in project management or content management systems such as JIRA, Basecamp, Trello, or similar software.

JOB #1490

Jr. Project Manager (SEO Content)

 

POSITION:  Jr. Project Manager (SEO Content)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: Contract (3-4 months)
START DATE: January 2019
HOURLY RATE: Market

The Project Manager ensures all deliverables related to SEO get completed within a specific timeframe as well as making sure that the SEO plan of action is executed according to the strategy they have been given. In addition to your ability to execute on SEO deliverables, you will work closely with account managers, juggle a variety of projects, and build great client relationships.

Some duties of an SEO project manager, include:

  • 2+ years of experience managing SEO related projects
  • Completing SEO deliverables from A to Z
  • Assigning and scheduling project tasks to other team members
  • Preparing and monitoring project schedules
  • Building weekly/monthly reports
  • Assessing and evaluating the success of the strategy
  • Implementing deliverables onto the client’s website
  • Drafting client meeting notes and much more
  • Ability to collect and analyze data via Google Analytics or similar tools

JOB #1489

Copywriter (social media)

 

POSITION: Copywriter (social media)
LOCATION: San Francisco
STATUS: 6+ month contract
START DATE: Immediately
HOURLY RATE: Market

Our financial client is looking for a Copywriter to help develop original new concepts for social media copy and some email content. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write clear, concise, and conversational copy. Short-form (social media posts and email concepts),
  • Collaborate closely with the design team to come up with creative solutions.
  • Work with stakeholders and reviewers to keep the brand voice consistent.
  • Ability to adjust the brand voice and tone based on medium and audience.

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 #1486

Infographics Designer 

 

POSITION: Infographics Designer 
LOCATION: Pleasanton
STATUS: Contract
START DATE: Immediately
 

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

Responsibilities:

  • Taking the designs and concepts for an infographic
  • Creating an infographic design using the assets and sticking to brand guidelines

Responsibilities

  • 3+ years of design experience 
  • Experience creating visually stunning infographics
  • Expertise in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Portfolio showcasing relevant work 

JOB #1485

Production Designer 

 

POSITION: Production Designer 
LOCATION: Pleasanton
STATUS: Contract
START DATE: Immediately

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

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to update templates and existing designs with new messaging
  • Ability to prepare files for production (press)
  • Portfolio showcasing your production abilities

Requirements:

  • Portfolio showcasing relevant work  

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 #1473

Photo Retoucher

 

POSITION: Photo Retoucher
LOCATION: North Bay
STATUS: 6 Month Contract
START DATE: Interviewing Immediately
HOURLY RATE: Market

Our ideal candidate will have extensive Photoshop compositing experience. This individual should have a keen eye for detail, an acute sense for color matching, and availability to work late nights and weekends. Imaging skills will include, compositing, color correction, swatch matching, and prepress proofing. The retoucher will work closely with product development and art direction to produce images for marketing materials and national publications.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High end photo retouching, compositing, color correcting and swatch matching for publication.
  • Develop an understanding of retouching expectations to represent the brand identity.
  • Meet daily/weekly goals and display flexibility to meet deadlines.
  • Resolve any issues/changes that arise with the development/art direction teams.
  • Coordinate with the retouching team to review and execute timely changes.

 

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

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 #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 #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