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  • To be surrounded by smart, hard-working, and caring people?
  • To feel proud of the work that you do?
  • To make a difference and positively affect lives?
  • A truly supportive team culture?
  • A dynamic, growing, cutting-edge company?
“My journey at SweetRush so far has been great. Hit the floor ‘walking fast.’ Lots of fantastic people, processes, and projects. I love the challenges and love seeing the new courses as they come out!” — Chantal Dumas, QA Manager “One of the best companies to work for! I’ve had such positive experiences. The support and sense of community is amazing! I’m right where I should be!” — Trina Jones, Project Manager “The team environment is great. Even though we’re not sitting in the same physical location, the collaboration and support I’ve experienced has been amazing!” — Krisa Brilliantes, Creative Director
“What I’ve learned about SweetRush people is that they are smart, quick, collaborative, fun, hard-working, patient, and creative. The thing I’ve learned is to ‘just ask,’ and SweetRush people will go out of their way to help you figure out how to accomplish whatever you need to accomplish. Amazing!” — Heidi Bruins Green, Performance Consultant and Instructional Design Contractor “I love working with the SweetRush team! Everyone I have worked with has a high level of professionalism, expertise, strong work ethic, and quality leadership. I have a great amount of respect for all I have worked with and I have enjoyed projects that are challenging and push me to be my best.” — Steve Chamberlain, Instructional Design Contractor
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Short Term Creative Director for High-Profile Client

 

You will be responsible for delivering creative solutions and leadership, managing a team, and overseeing projects that include illustration, 2D animation, infographics, and simple learning games for web-based responsive learning and education solutions. Day-to-day responsibilities include client meetings, project team management, and production of conceptual and creative illustrative solutions.

If you are an organized, highly productive director with illustration chops and experience who loves bringing original ideas and fresh approaches to projects, we should meet! 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in early stages of storyboarding and design.
  • Work with client to develop illustrations, infographics, and graphical approaches to help illustrate sometimes-complex subject matter surrounding products and sales.
  • Manage and allocate design resources (juggle multiple courses and deliverables; secure and share resources with other CDs).
  • Interview new designers/illustrators as needed.
  • Lead design reviews and provide status updates in both internal and external meetings.
  • Client communication: Clear and effective communication, both verbal and written, is a must.
  • Maintain overall quality of course assets (illustrations, infographics, UI).
  • Ensure all assets adhere to client brand standards and the material’s aesthetic, and clearly, effectively, and creatively communicate their intended message.
  • Manage and direct illustrators and designers on a daily basis: Assign tasks to the team, track progress, and provide feedback.
  • Has the ability to jump in to help with illustrations and graphics as needed.
  • Process client feedback and communicating/reassigning to the team.
  • Review creative storyboard and final products.

Requirements

  • Experience in illustration or directing illustrators in the creation of informational graphics and simple animations
  • Experience in the creation of animated GIFs
  • Understanding of responsive, adaptive, and mobile-first design
  • Understanding of multimedia/interactive terminology and products
  • Experience working with web developers and familiarity with their tools and methodology
  • Fluency with the Adobe® suite of products
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Have your own equipment, design programs, and comfy place to work

Bonus skills

  • Background or familiarity in adult learning and education
  • Advertising and print experience a plus
  • Experience working with international/distributed teams

Specific requirements for this project

  • Very creative, ready to jump into a meeting to brainstorm and draw ideas.
  • Communication skills: our client loves meetings, and they love to see people on the other side of the monitor. A good sense of humor and a good attitude are must-haves.
  • Available to work under pressure. This means the ability to handle multiple projects, teams, and designers, and, if needed, work late sometimes.
  • A great eye for illustration. Likely with illustration skills.
  • Managing skills, ready to give directions to illustrator/designers, and available to work with those in other roles, including developers.
 
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Project Manager

We are looking for key individuals who can lend proven skills as a Project Manager in a freelance capacity. SweetRush is truly a project management-focused company, and that focus has been the key to our success and to winning our clients for life.

You will be responsible for working closely with our clients and our team to create and deliver training materials that support our client business objectives and ongoing operations, using ADDIE and related models. The training solutions we provide are often blended, and most often have an emphasis on eLearning. Thus, not only is experience with WBT/CBT required, but you must bring a real passion for online training and interactive technologies.

The Project Manager is a client liaison and project team lead working with graphic designers, technologists, instructional designers, writers and engineers. The PM is responsible for the entire scope of the project, from inception to launch – both the “big picture” of the project and all the myriad day-to-day details. The PM has the ability to identify, anticipate and manage risks, resulting in a smooth, efficient, on-time, on-budget project experience. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of the client relationship throughout the project, acting as the project "hub" and primary contact point
  • Setting and managing client expectations with the goal of achieving positive client/team interactions
  • Providing clients with education and alternatives when challenges arise during the project
  • Project status reporting, including risk management, budget tracking and change management, and issue tracking and resolution
  • Designing and maintaining detailed project plans, including establishing realistic schedules and tracking key milestones and dependencies
  • Managing all project resources in terms of prioritizing tasks and ensuring effective hand-off for dependent tasks
  • Managing contractors who may be working virtually and in different time zones
  • Overseeing and owning the quality of all deliverables

Requirements

Our ideal candidate has the following skills, experience and personality:

  • Minimum three years experience as a client-facing project manager
  • Experience in the training field, preferably eLearning
  • Expertise at driving digital media (ideally, eLearning) projects from pre-production to launch and managing risks
  • Experience developing proposals, gathering estimates, and creating and tracking budgets
  • Experience managing resources working on multiple projects and setting priorities
  • Previous experience working with remote team members
  • Preference for deadline-driven work that requires multi-tasking
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Excellence in verbal and written communication
  • Strong knowledge of Internet technologies and solutions
  • Some (even a basic, minimal amount) hands-on Internet and multimedia production skills
  • Detail-oriented with an orientation to copyediting and/or quality assurance
  • Fluency with MS Project, Visio and Office software (Excel, Word, PPT)
  • Respectful, positive, approachable attitude
  • Positive outlook on life (a "glass half full" type of person)
  • A true interest and passion for people, their projects and life


This is a virtual position and is open to candidates within three hours of the U.S. central daylight time zone. Also, you must have your own office setup.

If the above describes your interest and experience, please apply through the link below!

 

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PowerPoint Expert Designer (Freelance)

For the past 14 years, we at SweetRush have been obsessed with delivering unique e-learning experiences. We combine innovative game play, cutting-edge technology, and stunning visuals to create award-winning e-learning solutions that take our clients’ businesses to the next level. We are dedicated to enabling our clients for success, and to achieve that we need the best and brightest talent the industry has to offer.

We are looking for a PPT Design Expert to support some of our projects. 

Requirements:

  • 3 years’ experience working in graphic design (a portfolio is required)
  • Experience using PowerPoint® to create high quality designs for high-level visual presentations
- Use of master pages to create templates that are easy for the project team to reuse 
- Animations and transitions
- Any other PowerPoint capabilities that make presentations more interactive
  • Use of PowerPoint to create basic infographics that are easily editable within Power Point
  • Understanding of sizes and best resolutions depending on monitor or projector use
  • Experience optimizing PowerPoint files sizes
  • Understanding of how to interact with files (wide screen, standard size, saving in different formats, etc.)
  • Understanding use of color and fonts for optimal readability

Software Knowledge:

  • PowerPoint 
  • Adobe Illustrator®
  • Adobe Photoshop®

Required Tasks:

  • Create engaging and creative presentations in PowerPoint.
  • Apply various brand style guidelines to presentations.
  • Execute clean designs, applying standard design basics including alignment, consistency, readability, contrast, etc.
  • Create infographics, icons, and other visuals in Illustrator to export to and that are editable in PowerPoint (using OpenOffice™ or another tool).

Plus:
Experience creating templates with styles as well as out-of-the-box designs within Word® documents.

Type of employment:
This is a contract, per project position.

Location: 
This is a virtual position open to candidates within two to three hours of the U.S. Central time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours), or those willing to work during our business hours . This is a remote position—meaning you will not be commuting to an office—so you must have your own office setup: your own hardware, software, and an excellent Internet connection.

If the opportunity to help create SweetRush’s next amazing e-learning experience is a challenge you’ve been waiting for, we definitely want to talk!

Upload your resume and include a link to your online portfolio, demonstrating the relevant skills required. Don’t forget to include your salary requirements or hourly rate.

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Junior Recruiter

SweetRush is in the industry of Learning & Development. This means we work with amazing, world-class clients to improve the performance of their employees. 

We are all about working with talented people and building a unified team, working hard yet feeling good.

Though we are more than 100 people strong, we are a 100% virtual organization. This means you will be working from home!

We need to hire an awesome Sourcing Coordinator (possibly you) to help us find more talent for two reasons: 

  1. We’re growing! Lots of new clients and large projects, and we need talent for these projects.
  2. We have a staff augmentation service (contract, contingent, or temporary labor), so we need to recruit more talent for our clients’ temporary needs.

There’s a big opportunity for growth for the right person. If you’re passionate about people and building teams, and this sounds like your dream job, we definitely want to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Source appropriate talent for open positions for our internal needs, and for open positions for our clients.
  • Use social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other means to source candidates for open positions.
  • Use databases and applicant-tracking systems to track applicants through the selection phase.
  • Coordinate interviews with hiring managers for openings.
  • Perform reference checks on selected talent.
  • Support the team in drafting contracts for new hires.

Qualifications

This position requires a high-energy individual with a bachelor’s degree who is:

  • Fluent in English and has strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Super organized and detail oriented.
  • Passionate about working with people to help them in their careers.
  • Experienced with 1–2 years in recruiting or HR.
  • A caring individual who likes people and whom people naturally trust.

And: If you know the Learning & Development space, this is a major plus!

 

If you have been working in the recruiting/talent acquisition or human resources (HR) space and think this is the right opportunity for you, please apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter.

 

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Production Coordinator
Are you obsessed with details? Do people tell you you’re an outstanding communicator? Are you super tech savvy and love digital media? If the above describes you perfectly, we have an amazing opportunity for you!

We are seeking a uniquely talented individual to join our production team. Quality work is at the foundation of everything we do, and as a Build Manager, you will ensure that the work we do meets the highest of standards: our own.

SweetRush is a performance improvement company, and over the past few years we’ve developed award-winning e-learning programs for our top-notch clients. We are a dynamic and creative company with a talented, diverse, and highly skilled team and a warm and energetic culture. Forget about office politics and closed-door management… At SweetRush, we value your experience and your opinions are respected. And did we mention you can work from the comfort of your home? Say goodbye to dress codes.

About the role
As a Build Manager you will work under a project manager for each courseware project assigned to you. You will ensure that the written coursework (in our industry, referred to as “storyboards”) translates to on-screen digital brilliance with nary a typo or missing image. By ensuring that graphic designers and developers are working from a concise and complete to- do list and quality-checking every asset and screen they develop, you will help bring the web- based coursework to life. Over time, this position could grow into engineering/development or into project management, depending on your inclination and goals.

Responsibilities
Work collaboratively on projects with design and engineering teams to build e- learning courses and support other types of learning & development projects.
Some tasks you will be doing include:
• Making minor fixes to course builds in HTML and/or course-authoring software
• Proofreading/copyediting written storyboards and web-based courseware
• Using storyboards, creating work checklists which list all graphic and Flash assets to be created for a course
• Quality-checking graphic and Flash assets after they are created to ensure adherence to the text and creative direction presented in the storyboard
• File and asset management, ensuring that all digital assets created are stored in the proper location and can be found with ease
• Facilitating handoff of storyboards and graphic assets to developers
• Following up on questions and answers from developers and designers to ensure there are no holdups in the production of a course
• Maintaining ownership of the daily course-production process while escalating questions and issues to your project manager when appropriate

We’re excited about you because you are:
• Detail oriented, thorough, and organized—perfectionism is welcome!
• Excellent writing skills: good grammar, spelling, and punctuation with the ability to spot a typo from a mile away
• Ability to write and communicate clear instructions and directions
• Ability to unwaveringly focus on sometimes-repetitive tasks
• Experience with deadline-driven work, and ability to manage to deadlines
• Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Comfortable with learning new software technologies and working with them hands on
• Experience working with remote team members
• A good sense of humor and a positive attitude

Nice to have:
• HTML skills (hand coding and/or Dreamweaver)
• Graphics software skills (Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Flash skills and/or experience
• Fourr-year college degree (B.A./B.S.)

This is a virtual position and is open to candidates within two or three hours of the U.S. Central time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours) or who are willing to work during the business hours of these time zones. This is a remote position, meaning you will not be commuting to an office, and so you must have your own office setup. If the opportunity to help create SweetRush’s next amazing e-learning experience is a challenge you’ve been waiting for, we definitely want to talk! Upload your resume and include a cover letter sharing with us something about your work— perhaps which of your projects is your favorite and why. Don’t forget to include your salary requirements.
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3D Generalist

For the past 14 years, we at SweetRush have been obsessed with delivering unique e-learning experiences. We combine innovative game play, cutting-edge technology, and stunning visuals to create award-winning e-learning solutions that take our clients’ businesses to the next level. We are dedicated to enabling our clients for success, and to achieve that we need the best and brightest talent the industry has to offer.

 We are looking for an all-out, animation-lead rock star to join our creative team. You will be tasked with the management of 3D asset development for a specific project.

 Responsibilities:

Leading the production team and directing 3D artists to complete and deliver all the assets necessary to develop accurate and quality work consistent with the storyboard and aligned with the project’s scope.

 Qualifications:

This role requires a generalist with senior-level experience in the entire 3D production pipeline, including modeling and animation of avatars and environments. It also requires experience in post-production work, including rendering assets and compositing the final shots in Adobe After Effects to create consistency and optimized files for render.

 Required skills:

  • Autodesk® 3ds Max
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Video/ audio editing software
  • Render farm experience (not required, but nice to have)

 Soft skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Robust organizational skills, including ability to break down scripts and assign shots
  • Proactive leadership skills to direct the team and produce the best and most-effective results

 Type of employment:

This is a contract position that could turn into a long-term commitment for the right person.
Location: 

 This is a virtual position open to candidates within two to three hours of the U.S. Central time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours), or those willing to work during our business hours . This is a remote position—meaning you will not be commuting to an office—so you must have your own office setup: your own hardware, software, and an excellent Internet connection.

 If the opportunity to help create SweetRush’s next amazing e-learning experience is a challenge you’ve been waiting for, we definitely want to talk!

Upload your resume and include a link to your online portfolio or reel, demonstrating the relevant skills required. Don’t forget to include your salary requirements or hourly rate.

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Creative Director

We’re on a mission to change the way people learn and to make learning fun.

At SweetRush you’ll find highly creative artists, talented designers, and top-notch developers. As a team, we come to work every day looking to build solutions that take our clients’ business to the next level. Our team is growing and we’re looking for a creative director with expertise in web and mobile solutions. 

You would be responsible for delivering creative solutions and leadership on a wide range of design projects, managing a team, and overseeing multimedia projects that range from e-learning, instructor-led training, web, brand/print, games, and app design. Day-to-day responsibilities include client meetings, project team management, and production of conceptual and creative solutions. 

If you are a self-started who loves bringing original ideas and fresh approaches to projects, then we should meet!  
 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in early stages of projects (planning, scoping, brainstorming)
  • Manage and direct the creation of the graphic basis of a project (graphic styles, libraries, guidelines, mocks, etc.)
  • Create engaging client presentations and pitches
  • Manage and allocate design resources
  • Review and manage budgets, statements of work, and project plans
  • Provide creative direction and support for projects
  • Review creative storyboard and final products
  • Mentor and manage other designers to meet budget, timeline, and quality expectations
  • Oversee designers and help them grow and improve 
     

Requirements

  • Experience (at least five years) working with or directing multimedia, gaming, and/or mobile projects
  • Understanding and experience with interactive web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, or JavaScript (don’t have to be a coder)
  • Understanding of responsive, adaptive, and mobile-first design principles
  • Understanding of user-centered design processes and methods
  • Understanding of multimedia/interactive terminology and products
  • Experience working with web developers and familiarity with their tools and methodology
  • Experience with designing a system or framework 
  • Experience using wireframing and prototyping tools for presenting your ideas for either web, mobile web, and/or native mobile
  • Expert in mobile-optimized design practices
  • Experience in taking ideas from their initial stages (research and requirements) to concrete and highly polished digital products
  • Fluency with the Adobe suite of products
  • Ability to create and/or direct designers to create wireframes and visual mockups, and direct the creation of prototypes for mobile and desktop projects
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability to travel internationally to client meetings
  • Have your own equipment, design programs, and comfy place to work


Bonus skills

  • Background or familiarity in adult learning and education
  • Understanding of or experience with learning management systems (LMSs) or content management systems (CMSs)
  • Advertising and printing experience a plus
  • Front-end development or coding experience
  • Experience working with international/distributed teams 
  • Up to date with the latest and best practices for the design of iOS or Android interfaces
  • Understanding of native app development on iOS and/or Android


Type of employment 
For this position we have both contact/part-time and a full-time openings. 

Location
This is a virtual position and is open to candidates within two or three hours of the U.S. Central time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours) or who are willing to work during the business hours of these time zones. This is a remote position, meaning you will not be commuting to an office, and so you must have your own office setup. 

Next steps
Upload your résumé and include a link to your online portfolio demonstrating the relevant skills required. If we like your materials, we’ll ask you to show us your dance skills via a virtual interview. Be prepared to talk through a few projects and the role you played in making them amazing.
 

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Don’t see the right position listed? Don’t go away, please apply here!

If you are extremely talented, take ownership for your work and are a team player we’d greatly appreciate if you’d send us your resume, even if you don’t see an open job post that’s right for you. 

Our core custom learning and development business has been growing and growing since 2001 and we are continually adding new skills to the team. In addition, our Talent Solutions team is always looking for good people to work directly with our clients. So, lots of possibilities.

When we need a new super talent to join the team the first thing we do is turn to our database, so if you apply and submit your resume now, we’ll be able to find you when the need arises. 

If you are talented of course you can find a job, but we know the challenge is finding the right job, with a company and team that feeds your soul as well as your pocketbook. We greatly appreciate this journey and how difficult it can be, and we truly wish you great success.

And we do hope we have the chance to work together in the future. So, please do apply!

Wishing you well,

 

The SweetRush Team
 

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