Smashbox- Social Media Designer

In partnership with cross-functional digital team, conceptualize, produce and execute on-brand creative content for all digital/social platforms (primarily Instagram, Facebook and any new buzzed-about platforms). Ability to produce quickly and prolifically (multiple creative outputs per day), while reacting to trends and helping to continually evolve the brand's platforms.

Creative and content (70%)

  • Conceptualize, produce and execute multiple creative outputs per day across all social platforms (including, but not limited to, standard posts, re-cuts of how-to videos, motion-graphics videos, animated GIFs, cinemagraphs, etc.)
  • Shoot any required imagery, including styling and art directing
  • Contribute creative executions to additional digital programs, as needed
  • Design and retouch social posts, plus make modifications to existing creative, as needed
  • Lead ongoing development and updates of social creative guidelines to ensure consistent look and feel across platforms
  • Collaborate with cross-functional digital team on all content, guided by overall brand and business objectives

Planning and project management (15%)

  • Problem-solve and think fast on your feet to deliver quick turnaround when required (often in 24 hours or less); ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Participate in weekly status meetings and coordinate on a daily basis with cross-functional digital team

Research, innovation and trend-spotting (15%)

  • Report regularly on competitive brand activity, as well as leading non-beauty brands
  • Research niche brands and creative/editorial outlets for the latest trends and inspiration
  • Contribute to brainstorms with cross-functional team to help surface new, innovative ways to create digital/social content
  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • BA/BFA degree
  • 5-10% travel
  • Creative renaissance with deep understanding of digital landscape, particularly social platforms (existing and emerging).
  • Photography, design, video editing and motion-graphics skills with a keen eye for taste level and unique executions.
  • Demonstrated experience conceptualizing and executing impactful, engaging creative for digital/social platforms.
  • Voracious consumer of digital/social content, and early adopter of trends with a passion for innovation.
  • Fashion, beauty or media/entertainment background.
  • Strong photography and design experience (Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Ability to understand business objectives to guide execution.

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