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Swell Creative Group

Social Media Designer

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
14 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Swell is an award-winning creative company out to reimagine social impact. Our mission, vision and purpose is to empower people to create lasting change. We partner with global brands and causes to create meaningful experiences and movements that push the boundaries of what creative can do. With our clients we solve huge, audacious problems. 

Our name is our statement of purpose. Every movement needs a groundswell of believers to catch fire and break through to create real and lasting impact. 

We are seeking people who find purpose in solving complex and critical social issues including homelessness, climate change, racial disparity, educational inequities, and immigration reform. 
https://swellinc.co 

ROLE SUMMARY
 
Swell Creative Group seeks a mid-level digital designer who’s passionate about social change to join our design department. The Social Media Designer will gain experience on projects that create real and lasting impact in Los Angeles and beyond. In conjunction with Swell’s content creators, this person will create impactful assets for a diverse array of social enterprises, NPOs, and government agencies. Assets will be used across clients’ social media platforms, emails, newsletters, and other campaign materials under the direction of department and client leadership. This position reports to the Associate Creative Director and is responsible for creating innovative design solutions based around each client’s specific mission, vision, purpose, and goals. 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design highly effective and professional social media and email assets for multiple clients to build brand awareness, increase strong community engagement, and support specific CTAs. This may include animation, static and motion graphics, photography, typography, and more.
  • Stay up to date with changes and trends in social platforms to ensure maximum effectiveness;
  • Manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and respond to feedback in a timely manner while adhering to best-in-practice standards for each clients’ industries.

 

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • BA in Graphic Design or related area.
  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience, agency experience highly preferred;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Sketch) required. Additional skills such as UI, UX, or Motion Graphics are a plus;
  • Thrives in high-volume settings and bring flexibility and a team-centered approach to all projects;
  • Excited about trends in design, technology, and communications;
  • Passionate about digital storytelling and bringing creativity to life in the social space;
  • Creative eye, attention to detail and entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Proven talent in digital design, motion and video graphics, paid advertising, and social media;
  • Collaborative, reliable, candid, open, and deliberate partner unsatisfied with the status quo and comfortable with ambiguity;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with integrity and discretion;
  • Commitment to own growth and reflection;
  • Clear, professional, and effective communication;
  • A desire to leave your mark, be held accountable, make space for others, stay hungry for more, and commit yourself to the cause;
  • A sense of humor and willingness to fail!

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
 
Swell’s competitive salaries are commensurate with experience. 
 
We offer a number of benefits including:

  • Supplemented healthcare coverage (medical, vision, dental);
  • Paid holidays, vacation days, and sick/personal days;
  • Summer Fridays;
  • Contribution of 3% of total compensation to 401(k) plan;
  • Parking or public transportation reimbursement;
  • Hosted events including happy hours, holiday parties, and more.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
 
This is an exempt, full-time position based in Los Angeles. Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the position will either onboard virtually or with limited interaction onsite and continue with a hybrid model of remote and on-site work. You will be provided a laptop, but must establish a space with stable internet connectivity from which to work remotely during business hours. While performing regular duties, you will be required to sit, stand, reach, walk, or kneel, and to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities. 

To apply

Please email your cover letter, resume, and portfolio demonstrating skills in typography, color usage, composition, and communicational clarity to Swell’s COO Tali Pressman at [email protected].
 
It is Swell’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, medical conditions, genetic characteristics, or other applicable characteristics legally protected by local, state, and federal laws. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. Swell Creative Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants if needed during the interview process.