As a Creative Director, Social Content you’ll work closely with designers, writers, developers, sales members, engineers and producers to conceptualize and design brand assets across all platforms (social, print, email design, photography and video). We have a fierce entrepreneurial culture where you can lead your own branding explorations and creative content ideas. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the topics covered by Blavity and have experience designing for social publishing and digital systems.
What You’ll Do at Blavity...
- Refine and conceptualize existing brand storytelling across all brand's and digital content and social channels
- Create compelling content and custom marketing experiences with a range of powerful, viable concepts and designs for each project
- Create reusable assets and templates that make it easy and effective to quickly produce assets for social media
- Partner with editorial writers to ensure the copy direction and visual presentation work together harmoniously
- Guard and defend each brand’s look & feel across all touch-points, including web, social, photo, video, marketing campaigns, print and events
- Communicate in detail visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations
- Lead teams of designers and production artists to flawlessly execute cross-channel social and digital work
- Manage multiple projects while inspiring & motivating your creative teammates and our clients
What You Have...
- 5+ years of strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both on- and offline
- Mastery of content design specifically for social and the capabilities within social channels
- A passion for continuing to develop personal skills as well as the skills of your team
- Project management skills and organization are key!
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Strong foundation in grid and typographic systems
- Video and photoshoot mood storyboarding
- Must be based in Los Angeles and open to travel as needed
- A healthy appreciation of GIFs and the culture of Millennials of Color
More About Us...
We are a venture-funded technology and new media company. We have assembled an amazing team of passionate, high-energy & focused team-players who cultivate our community and advance our strategic direction. Blavity is changing the landscape of media representation by building the world’s largest digital community for Millennials of Color. Blavity was founded in 2014 around a simple idea: Enable Millennials of Color to tell their own stories.
Today, we average 3 Million monthly unique visitors, generate 30-50 Million monthly social impressions, and distribute our message across all major social media platforms. We are based in Downtown LA with team members working across the world. Blavity Inc. includes the following brands: Blavity.com, 21ninety.com, ShadowandAct.com, TravelNiolr.com, and AfroTech.com.
What We Have to Offer...
- Cool office environment and culture
- Medical, Dental, Vision plans
- 401K Matching Program
- Health Savings Accounts
- Discretionary Vacation Policy
- Gym Membership