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Social Content Designer

Based: London/UK

Status: Part-time, flexible work hours

Language: Impeccable English, additional language merited

Apply by: 20/4 2021

Start: Immediate

 

What We’re Seeking

We’re on the hunt for a highly experienced Social Content Designer. You will take the graphic creative lead for our client accounts mainly within the world of Formula 1. Our clients range from products, hospitality experiences to events/lifestyle, and even our own agency brand.

 

The person in this role will be tasked with creating a strong brand style/TOV and ensure consistency and creativity with content that invites engagement across relevant social media platforms and channels.

 

To succeed in this role; You should ideally have strong experience/knowledge of F1/Motorsport. You must have great experience in creating digital content that lives on social media (mainly), both still and basic animation of text and graphic elements (PR/AI) You must be able to showcase multiple brands/projects/accounts where you have taken the lead in direction and creation.

 

We are specifically looking for someone who is able to create, simple but striking & engaging social content for daily usage. Therefore, we need someone who is up to date with all the major social platforms and know what works on each platform. You must be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and/or similar software.

 

About Us

We are 16K Agency, a growing digital creative agency working with some of the biggest brands in international motorsport. We are a hungry, fast-paced agency team that thrives on brilliant digital creativity. We specialise in digital and branded content, content production, social media, creative strategy, microcontent, and social media management.

 

We pride ourselves on telling great stories over digital and social media, and we do this by hiring hungry and highly skilled creators.

 

About You

You’re creatively curious and commercially minded. You can take direction, but you are also a self-starter and eager to get work done. You are awesome to work with and want to be a part of a passionate team.

 

We want this to be the best thing you’ve ever worked on and we want someone who’s got the serious & proven creative skills, work ethic and dedication to deliver. You will play a key role in the growth of the agency's roster of clients, and we are wanting to see someone that really owns their projects, taking full responsibility for the project from start to finish. 

One of your main strengths is your creative thinking. You obsess over client objectives and how to exceed them. You absolutely LOVE great design. You must have experience in creating great graphic design for brands and ideally brought this design to life over social media. This will help you understand what can be achieved and how to make incredible content because you've done it before and excelled. 

Responsibilities (but not limited to)​

  • Work with multiple brands, mainly in the world of Formula 1 but also outside as needed.

  • Building engaging social content, branded templates, social media campaign content, website content, develop brand guidelines etc.

  • Build presentations, guidelines, letterheads and other stationary assets.

  • Creative lead and creation of content that will be posted across various social channels.

  • Create digital magic out of briefs and brainstorms. 

  • Be fast - the key to success on social is to be reactive!

 

Benefits & Perks​

  • Flexible ‘work from anywhere’ policy  

  • Very fun and entertaining work environment (if we can say so ourselves)

  • Opportunity to grow and make a real difference in an expanding and exciting digital creative agency

 

Required Skillset

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience.

  • Must have at least 2 years' experience and the ability to showcase a VERY strong portfolio or work.

  • Creatively curious, design-obsessed.

  • Creative copywriting

  • Advanced understanding of creating digital & social content (for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, and TikTok, LinkedIn & websites)

  • Impeccable English skills.

  • Must have excellent written, verbal, and communication skills. 

  • Ultimate professional, self-motivated, team player and highly resilient. 

  • Well-organised and efficient, even in a fast-paced environment.

  • Project management and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in working in a team and interpersonal skills

  • A truly creative thinker with the ability to execute 

Merited

  • "Social" video editing skills = creating fun/engaging clips with graphics/typography

  • Animation skills​/motion graphics

  • Photography/videography skills (mainly products, flat lays, stop-motion etc)

  • Web development (layout, design and the making of it)

  • Knowledge of Canva, Wix and WordPress or similar platforms.

  • Typography

How To Apply

If you’re still reading at this point and you’re fingers are itching about this role then shoot through an email providing us with:

  1. CV

  2. Custom cover letter

  3. Industry portfolio  

  4. Tell us why you want to work with us and why you're ready for this next step in your career.

 

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PORTFOLIOS

 

Send your application to work@16kagency.com with the title “SOCIAL CONTENT DESIGNER FOR HIRE"