Senior Designer, Motion Graphics
Estée Lauder Companies
The Estée Lauder Companies are the global leader in prestige beauty — delighting consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.
Estée Lauder is the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Founded by Mrs. Estée Lauder, the brand today continues her legacy of creating the most innovative, sophisticated, high-performance skin care and makeup products and iconic fragrances — all infused with a deep understanding of women’s needs and desires. Today Estée Lauder engages with women in over 150 countries around the world and at a variety of touch points, in stores and online. And each of these relationships consistently reflects Estée’s powerful and authentic woman-to-woman point of view.
About the Job
This position is responsible for working with the Executive Director Digital / Social Creative and team to provide support in the conception and production of motion content in digital and social creative as well as heavily assist in the editing of videos. The position works closely with global digital / online creative team, global brand creative teams, global marketing, global affiliate markets, and external agencies in the creation of concepts, storyboards, video editing, and animations to contribute to the achievement of strategic brand marketing objectives.
About Your Responsibilities
-Elevate Estée Lauder as a digital leader with innovative creative executions
-Work in partnership with Global Creative, Global Marketing and the Estée Lauder Online Division
-Work closely with the global affiliates to develop content that best meets the needs of the markets
-Concept and edit video and animations for global digital and social campaigns across all platforms including digital, mobile, social out-of-home and in-store to create multi-channel awareness and to increase profitability
-Slice and dice existing video content in new ways to create fresh content
Understand the Digital / Social / E-com competitive arena and bring new ideas to the table based on competitive review of the digital marketplace.
-Constantly innovate and bring digital ideas to life
-Act as a creative conduit across multiple departments to provide creative solutions to support the brand’s needs
-Ensure that all creative reinforces brand’s prestige position and uphold its equity.
Experience / Skills
-Candidate should have 5 years of experience with at least 3 years in fast paced digital environment.
-Strong graphic design background including concept development and art direction
-Strong and careful usage of typography
-Must be an expert in Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and After Effects
-Must have the ability to concept and edit video – cutdowns, text adjustments, aspect ratios
-Strong understanding of compression, file formats, digital specifications
-Strong understanding of UX / UI
-Demonstrated expertise designing for the following: digital campaigns across web & mobile, online / mobile banner creative, social media, product launches and a great working knowledge of e-commerce
-Innovative-willingness to experiment with new concepts and approaches. Comes up with creative solutions to difficult problems.
-Ability to source new vendors, technology and platforms
-Needs to thrive in a fast-paced environment, oversee multiple projects, have attention to detail and work well with cross functional teams
-Strong communication skills to able to present – Clearly communicates expectations. Can relate to a range of people spanning business to creative to technical discipline
-A good understanding of the cosmetics industry, beauty trends, pop culture and new media is a plus.
-Digital integration into a bricks & mortar is a plus
-BA / BS / BFA degree