#146917

Social Media Designer

Location:
Austin, TX
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Posted By:
Rob Young
Date:
04/25/2019

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking a Social Media Designer for one of our COOLEST clients in Austin! 

Working within this client's internal creative agency (The Creative Dept.) the ideal candidate should possess a broad understanding of all major disciplines of digital marketing with a specialization in social media design, social media strategies, content marketing and influencer marketing. They’re passionate about sparking connections between people and content and dedicated to building the best strategic frameworks for social media initiatives. They have the ability to transform business objectives, data and content strategy into design that performs across major platforms. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

- Creatively lead design efforts within The Creative Dept. for all social media platforms 

- Bring socially innovative and metric-driving ideas to the table 

- Use social media best practices to help develop and implement our social media strategy 

- Help oversee other social designers and social media content 

- Measure the success of design efforts using key data metrics 

- Stay up to date with the latest social media best practices and technologies 

- Work with designers to ensure content is informative and appealing 

- Collaborate and communicate ideas well with Marketing department 

 

SKILLS 

- 3-5+ years of experience as a Social Media designer or similar role 

- Social Media Strategist using social media for brand awareness, engagement and traffic 

- Excellent knowledge of Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest channels 

- Expert-level knowledge in Sketch, and proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator 

- Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics 

- Good understanding of social media KPIs 

- Familiarity with graphic design and publishing 

- Conceptual and critical thinker with problem-solving skills 

- Team player 

- Good time-management skills 

- Great interpersonal and communication skills 

- BS degree in Marketing or relevant field, or equivalent professional experience 

 

BONUS POINTS 

- Experience working within an Agile-based work structure 

- Experience in motion design and/or editing 

 

Description of the required work, including: 

• Top desired 3 skill sets 

o Social Media designer and strategist using social media for brand awareness, engagement and traffic 

o Excellent knowledge of Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest channels 

o Conceptual and critical thinker with problem-solving skills 

 

•Programs/Tools that will be used on the assignment (if any) 

oExpert-level knowledge in Sketch, and proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator 

 

•Previous experience required/preferred 

o 3-5+ years of experience as a Social Media designer or similar role 

 

•Examples of work you will like to see in addition to the resume. 

o Any successful social media campaigns or initiatives 

o Any display of branding carried through different social platforms 

o An indication of successful use of metrics and data to define and establish direction and/or strategy

Client Description:

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?

Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

  • Subsidized (up to 85%) of your health, vision and dental benefits
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck