UI Writer

San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
up to $124.75
Start date:
posted by:
Rachel Korzenny

Job Description:

For this assignment with Aquent's client, we are looking for a UI Writer who has the deep digital experience to push the boundaries in storytelling and improving consumer’s lives through creative uses of technology, while you help steward and extend the client's brand in this frontier. In this role, you’re expected to apply the same level of creative originality on products, projects, and communication as engineers have on world-changing leaps in technology and our everyday lives.

We're looking for a seasoned creative leader who's not interested in managing a big group of people but who's driven to make great work, and lots of it. A creative with a killer reel, but also a healthy skepticism for traditional advertising cliches and constructs. Someone who's looking to the future, and can communicate technology in a way everyone can understand, in a voice that's genuine, humble and charming. Master storyteller and whimsy maker.

-Develop creative concepts that use client's products and web-technologies in pioneering and scalable ways to solve marketing problems
-Work with the team to develop and execute big, never-been-done-before ideas with lasting impact on the brand, and client's partners. Write for projects that meet partner’s needs and demonstrate the magic of the products
-Work with agencies and other vendors to concept, develop prototypes of innovative ideas that push the boundaries of digital advertising
-Write and publish articles internally and externally promoting the team’s work

-B.A. preferred (M.A. is a plus), ideally in English, Journalism or Advertising.
-8 year’s experience at world class agency leading creative work for iconic global brands
-Portfolio link on resume of original and breakthrough work, along with proven experience in the technology category and ability to make sophisticated technology accessible and understandable to a wide audience
-Ability to thrive in a rapid paced environment on multiple projects in a scrappy, start-up atmosphere
-Great at rallying creatives and agencies to do the best work of their career
-Self-driven, fearless interest and curiosity in gadgets, inventions and world-changing leaps in technology, along with a healthy disrespect for the impossible

Nice to have:
-Experience working with online products
-Operates well in ambiguous situations                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

*** Start date is flexible.  Assignment will start when right candidate is identified.***