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Social Media Designer

We're on the lookout for a Social Media Designer who can develop campaign ideas and create beautifully crafted, engaging brand communications and social media content.

Social Media Designer

We’re currently looking for a creative and enthusiastic Social Media Designer to join the team in our Harrogate office (currently working remotely). This role provides an opportunity to work on exciting brands across multiple industry sectors including retail, food and drink, interiors, health and pet.

Reporting to the Head of Design and Head of Social Media, you’ll be responsible for developing campaign ideas and creating beautifully crafted, engaging brand communications and social media content. You’ll be a born content creator, think like a storyteller and create graphics, gifs, videos and TikToks to drive high engagement and reach on our client’s socials.

Social Media will be your main focus in this role, however, many of our campaigns run cross-channel so from time to time there will be a requirement to design graphics and repurpose content to support other digital marketing channels such as Email Marketing and Display Advertising.

Responsibilities

  • Researching digital trends and staying on top of trending topics and conversations; constantly looking for both proactive and reactive opportunities to create relevant content for our clients’ brands
  • Contributing to regular ideation sessions; bringing fresh creative ideas and building on the ideas of others
  • Understand the target audiences to make informed decisions and create social media content that delivers against marketing objectives
  • Take an objective approach to design and content creation; work with the social media team to test ideas, measure the performance of content and iteratively make improvements
  • Design engaging and exciting content in different formats including static graphics, photography, motion graphics and video
  • Build upon brand guidelines and develop unique styles that bring our clients’ brands to life on social media; document and present this work in social media style guides
  • Ensure all content is appropriate and consistent with the brand
  • Maintain a working knowledge of social platforms; keep up to date with the release of new features and opportunities for new ways to create content
  • Create graphics and content to support other marketing channels such a Email Marketing and Display Advertising

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Can demonstrate an excellent portfolio of work that showcases creativity and a high standard of execution
  • Has an understanding of video and animation techniques and a working knowledge of video software
  • Knows their Instagram from their TikTok and is active on social media themselves
  • Is a creative thinker who’s always looking for new ideas and can develop those ideas from concept through to execution
  • Has experience across the Adobe Creative Suite and other design software and gets excited at opportunities to try new tools for creating content
  • Can work closely with both social media executives and other designers; someone who is just as happy discussing engagement metrics as they would be composition or colour theory
  • Is comfortable presenting and sharing their work and likes to bring other members of the team into their process
  • Is a team player with a positive attitude and great communication skills

Benefits

  • 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working hours (parent-friendly!)
  • Remote working available
  • Free onsite parking
  • Lovely offices with panoramic views of Harrogate - 5-minute walk into town centre, 10-minute walk from train & bus station
  • Pension contributions
  • Career progression programme with plenty of opportunities to develop your skills sets.
  • Mental Health support scheme
  • A Macbook: to use around the office and at home
  • A relaxed working atmosphere with a friendly bunch of people 🙂
  • Office tuck shop & fully stocked drinks fridge
  • Breakout area with TV, Netflix & games consoles
  • Regular social events
  • Summer Fridays (Alternate Friday afternoons off in summer)

Think this is the perfect role for you?

Send us your CV, covering letter and portfolio to andy.farmer@madebyextreme.com and we'll be in touch!