Designer / Photo Art Director (Social Media)

Menomonee Falls, WI (Milwaukee suburb)
Job Terms:
hourly rate
Start date:
posted by:
Anne Baesemann

Job Description:

Aquent's client is looking for a trendy/hip designer with digital and photo art director experience to work a Digital Designer/Photo AD position. This role will focus on Social Media design >> and work with marketing and other departments to create compelling, attention grabbing and results-driven social media. We want someone who can design "Scroll Stopping Design!" If you understand social media design, catchy ad-driven concepts, photography, typography, and translating effective design while taking into account corporate brand standards, let's talk! ​This is contract role, regular business hours and must be in office (this is not a remote or work from home opportunity). Slated to last 6 months and strong opportunity to continue on if things are going well. Working with a sharp, motivated and exciting team in the retail space. 

Digital design including email or banner design experience preferred, but could train the right candidate who has the right aesthtic portfolio. If you can show your own person
(Please note, we are not looking for a coder, but rather a great designer who can translate well thought-out ideas and design to social media web graphics.) 
- Must have strong branded/conceptual thought process.
- Must have strong typography skills and a solid design portfolio
- HTML/CSS Dreamweaver/Wordpress knowledge helpful.

Note: required drug and background test for applicant who is offered position 


- Must have ONLINE PORTFOLIO showing digital design, social media design, art direction, conceptual design, trendy on-point designs + aesthetic...
- An understanding of Social Media design and how social media affects e-commerce. (portfolio needs to have some social media design, or you will need to be able to show your own Instagram..)
- Past experience at an ad agency, design firm, in-house role... preferred...
- An understanding and knowledge of how to Art Direct Photoshoots
- A love and understanding of how companies are using Instagram, YouTube, for results-driven social media design 
- Past experience designing for retail, fashion, high end clients, stylists...large national brands... use of clean aesthetic and handlettering type....
- Deep understanding + love of current design trends, fonts and photography (no egos please :)

- Deep understanding of Creative Suite Expertise (Photoshop/Ill/InDesign), attending photoshoots, communicating with photographers, etc. 

- Aquent offers Health/Dental/Vision + 401k after 4 weeks and weekly paychecks -