Feb 12, 2016 - News

Social Media + Digital Content Designer (HIRED)

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THIS JOB HAS BEEN FILLED. VIEW OPEN JOBS HERE.

South is looking for a Social Media + Digital Content Designer who is a wicked-cool hybrid of brain power and design skills.

This person will be part of an energetic team that is focused on integrating engagement with activation that drive both passion and sales for our clients.

The South Agency produces work that is recognizably above the bar. We’re looking for folks who are willing to fearlessly challenge themselves as much as the product they’re creating. Meeting customers needs is merely the starting point. If you’re a designer who’s gets stoked when you read this, you might be the one.

South is a Digital Marketing Agency with a strong, consistent and growing client base and have recently moved into a new space neighboring our sister business and parent company Myjive.

Projects will span the depths of ecommerce, digital marketing and social media. You’ll be creating and leveraging social media assets, short motion posts, web banners, marketing assets and email marketing.

We work in a fast paced highly collaborative environment with tight deadlines so creativity with faster-than-usual speed is required.

Responsibilities

  • Create exciting visual design for a wide variety of platforms and projects
  • Articulate design vision and support decisions to team and clients
  • Create imagery, , banners, video, motion to deliver a wide variety of content solutions
  • Collaborate with an art director, strategist and writer to explore concepts and messages that resonate with audience
  • Maintain a high degree of agency design standards
  • Design in accordance to client brand standards
  • Listen to, understand and allow strategic marketing and design direction to guide work
  • Be an ambitious self-starter bringing new ideas to the agency, challenging us and our clients to evolve
  • Speak effectively to agency, clients and prospects about content design
  • Meet the demands of a fast-paced content creation workflow

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other key social platforms
  • Demonstrated understanding of management tools such as Hootsuite
  • Demonstrated understanding of various use case factors: mobile, desktop, B2B, B2C, sales, entertainment, utility, education, etc.
  • Understanding of social marketing platforms and strategies
  • Mature, professional approach to solving a client’s business problem through design
  • Understanding of user-centered design and interaction design principles
  • Strong grasp of typography, videography, photography and color theory
  • Strong skills in photography and video at a fidelity and speed which is favorable to social
  • Commitment to constant skills improvement, staying abreast of technical, aesthetic and industry trends

Education + Skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of Paid Digital Media, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other key social platforms
  • Demonstrated understanding of various use case factors: mobile, desktop, B2B, B2C, sales, entertainment, utility, education, etc.
  • Understanding of social marketing platforms and strategies
  • Mature, professional approach to solving a client’s business problem through design
  • Understanding of user-centered design and interaction design principles
  • Strong skills in photography and video at a fidelity and speed which is favorable to social
  • Commitment to constant skills improvement, staying abreast of technical, aesthetic and industry trends

Why South?

We are a digital-born agency which combines badass design with the latest technology to do amazing things. We have fun doing it. We have a culture of learning, curiosity and innovation. We help ambitious brands evolve in a connected world.

Location

We are located inside of the NC Music Factory in uptown Charlotte, N.C. Our office sits backstage to the Uptown Amphitheater and is in the heart of uptown nightlife. Our space also comes fully loaded with Foosball, Ping Pong, Xbox and fun contemporary, open space work atmosphere.

How to Apply

Job has been filled.

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