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Competitive salary | Paid time-off | Earn in BTC / ETH / USDT. Our social media graphic designer will be tasked with creating flashy, eye-catching, compelling,…...

Graphic Designer – Social Media

Remote: GMT, GMT+1, GMT+2, or GMT+3

Competitive salary | Paid time-off | Earn in BTC / ETH / USDT

As the cryptocurrency media platform with the most extensive reach in the industry, our community of millions is one of our biggest strengths.

We’re looking for someone to engage with that creative, inspired, tech-savvy, financially literate, fiercely independent, always curious community. Someone who understands crypto and the blockchain space deeply, and who appreciates that an audience as diverse as ours cannot be met with a one-size-fits-all approach.

Our social media graphic designer will be tasked with creating flashy, eye-catching, compelling, bit-sized graphics for social media and our new premier investor product, Markets Pro. These graphics and designs will be promoted through media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, as well as displayed as Facebook and Instagram Ads. You will be closely working with our social media managers across the globe and play an integral role in shaping Cointelegraph’s visual brand experience on social media.

Candidates will be designers who can support the company’s marketing and educational efforts. You’ll be joining a dedicated team focused on spreading awareness and understanding of blockchain, crypto, DeFi, and decentralized financial markets. By crafting clear and compelling designs across a range of digital formats, you’ll drive our ability to increase brand awareness and drive up our social media KPIs.

This is key role that requires exemplary written communication skills, fanatical devotion to detail, and the ability to rapidly digest unfamiliar information or topics.

Skills and experience required:
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, web design, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Minimum of three years of experience in design and marketing.

Deep understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and what performs well on each platform.

Able to create a design solution for any audience, in any style, in any medium.

Strong illustration, image adjustment, color selection, and typesetting abilities.

Ability to maintain multiple projects under tight timelines.

Enjoys strong intellectual challenges and can easily simplify complex things.

Possesses a solid set of verbal and written communication skills and can effortlessly collaborate with other creative and technical people.

Prior experience within the crypto/blockchain industry preferred, whether in a professional or personal capacity.

Expertise in:
Design software (particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva)

Premiere Pro (a plus)

Responsibilities

The Graphic Designer will:
Design digital ad units for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc., adhering to best-in-practice standards for the industry.

Collaborate daily with copy, design, and strategy on all creative executions.

This position requires a highly motivated individual who can editorialize content and inspire through visuals.

Candidates should possess an elevated graphic design style and a compelling portfolio.

Ability to translate business and marketing objectives into designs that are inspiring and engaging.

Work with internal teams to keep them fully informed of creative development and execution.

Ability to be flexible, nimble, and dynamic in a large organization.

Create presentations that address diverse users and audiences.

Shape design decisions in response to creative leadership feedback.

Research creative trends in competitive markets and apply that knowledge and learning to each project

Requirements

Four or more years of experience preferred and a proven design track record

Two years or more experience in blockchain/cryptos preferred; both personal and professional experience apply

Hands-on experience creating various graphics across digital mediums

Four or more years of experience using tools such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, etc.

Have a multitude of creative ideas and a problem-solving mindset

Be able to work in a high-pressure, results-driven news agency

Please include the following:
Relevant resume or CV

Links to social media accounts you have managed/designed (either personal or professional accounts)

Examples of graphic design work (5 images – jpg or pdf)

  • Candidates will be asked to complete a basic design exercise for an upcoming campaign. This task will be time-sensitive and reviewed by the social media team upon completion.*

Application instructions:
Please email your cover letter in the body of the email, along with a link to your online resume or LinkedIn profile. We will not open attachments.

Ideally, you will also include links to previous work of which you are particularly proud, together with a summary of how your creative talents boosted engagement and results.