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Dec 04, 2018

Playa Vista

Freelance

Agent: Emily P.

Job #: 141431

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Our Client is looking for a temporary (20-30 hours/week), on-site and highly skilled Content Graphic Designer to work in our Playa Vista office. This role will work collaboratively with a cross-disciplinary team design, and create compelling social content across multiple social platforms. We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated candidate with solid visual design capabilities and a comprehensive understanding of the social space. 

Understanding of social advertising, online consumer behavior, and animation is a big plus. The Designer will be a member of the creative team, reporting directly to the Director of Content. 

Must Haves: 

  • BFA in Graphic Design or related field 
  • At least 2+ years of professional experience creating social content and campaigns 
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator (After Effects experience is preferred) 
  • Stellar portfolio demonstrating solid social and digital design experience - including a strong understanding of color theory, typography, composition and photo retouching 
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills, self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative 
  • Knowledge of current social/digital advertising best practices 
  • Ability to create for a variety of brands, audiences, and client objectives 
  • Desire to learn, grow, and contribute in a creative, collaborative environment 
  • Interest in experimenting with new ad units across different platforms; eager to learn including motion and video production 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced setting under tight deadlines with strong project and time management skills 
  • Be able to take design direction and work with input from our Creative Director 
  • Capable of articulating and presenting creative ideas 
  • Be willing to put in the extra time and effort on projects, along with outside time spent keeping up with industry trends 
  • Be self-sufficient and able to figure problems out on your own 

What You'll Do: 

  • Work closely with the creative team on any and all projects tasked 
  • Participate in creative ideation, strategy and brainstorming when needed 
  • Come up with big and small ideas that make the difference between good and great work 
  • Support the social and media teams in ensuring the work reflects the client’s business and brand objectives 
  • Translate creative concepts into compelling designs and assets 
  • Handle creative revisions to existing creative as needed 
  • Work closely and collaboratively with team and clients 
  • Present and explain concepts, answer questions, communicate changes to team 
  • Work in small groups, as well as teams, in a fast paced environment 
  • Collaborate with and inspire team members 
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Responsible for managing commitments and workload on a daily basis 
  • Raise any roadblocks, issues or changes of schedule to team leadership 
  • Stay current with latest digital, social and technology trends

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