Social Media Designer

Our client is a progressive and creative communications agency, based in central London.

Employer: Creative Recruitment
Location: London
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Closing Date: 18th February 2023
Sector: B2C, Entertainment, Online
Specialism: Community Management & Social Media, Design, Digital

Our client is a progressive and creative communications agency, based in central London. They are looking for a social media designer to join their growing content division. They strongly believes in nurturing their colleagues and have a wide range of excellent company benefits, and a commitment to creating an enjoyable work ethic. An eclectic bunch, the team is passionate about not just about work, but also wider culture.

Primarily, the candidate will be responsible for creating social media content for our clients, across Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as wider ad hoc graphics for the agency. The responsibilities of a social media designer include graphic design, planning and editing a range of stills and video, and supporting the social media team across content planning and scheduling.

To be successful as a social media designer, you should be highly self-motivated, creative, and possess solid knowledge of new trends and upgrades across TikTok and Instagram. Ultimately, a top-notch social media designer should be creative, ahead of the socialmedia zeitgeist, highly organised, and be able to understand and creatively interpret briefs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing social media content for TV entertainment client, across Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok - both stills and video
  • Lead on design and creative vision for client and agency social channels
  • Video/audio editing and production
  • Ability to create visually engaging brand-boosting content
  • Be proactive in bringing ideas for social posts to the table, with a focus on Reels and meme-based content
  • Research audience preferences and discovering current trends
  • Work closely with the wider content team to create an engaging social calendar
  • Produce reactive social posts with tight turnarounds
  • Scheduling content

Job Requirements:

  • 1 + years' experience of social media design and editing (either agency, in-house or self-employed)
  • Degree in graphic or digital media design (beneficial but not essential)
  • A master of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Animation skills (After Effects) (preferred but not essential)
  • Video editing skills (Premiere Pro etc)
  • Design skills (Photoshops/Illustrator/Sketch/Canva)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint skills
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms - understanding of meme culture, consistently up to date with latest trends and ability to contribute original ideas
  • Familiar with creating content for Instagram Reels
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work effectively towards a deadline
  • Be able to consult with clients on strategies and general social media best practice

Benefits:

  • 23 days holiday (Plus an extended Christmas break)
  • Hybrid working scheme with two to three days in the office a week
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly Wellness Days
  • Monthly team rewards
  • Regular team socials and events

Please send CV, portfolio and showreel stating your saalry expectations.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.