Concord

Digital Designer (Motion & Static)

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID 2022-1439
Category
Craft Recordings
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Concord is one of the world’s largest independent record companies, the home of an exciting group of labels including Concord Jazz, Easy Eye Sound, Loma Vista, Fantasy, Fearless, Rounder, and many more. We produce, market and promote some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the industry. We also have a philosophy of helping artists build long-term careers. Our expanding roster includes both legendary and exciting new artists, with a large focus on fostering our rich history. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a modern music company with a deep catalog.

 

Craft Recordings is the catalog team at Concord’s Recorded Music. We create thoughtfully curated products (digital and physical), with a meticulous devotion to quality and a commitment to preservation—ensuring that our vast and diverse recordings endure for new generations to discover.

 

Craft is looking for a Digital Designer (Graphics/Photography/Video) to execute integrated and thoughtful content strategies for frontline catalog releases and legacy label repertoire, inclusive of the catalogs of legendary labels such as Fania, Independiente, Nitro, Prestige, Riverside, Specialty, Stax, Vanguard, Varèse Sarabande, Vee-Jay, Victory and many more. The content produced will be key for enabling audiences to discover or rediscover their favorite music, tapping into that artists’ culture and communicating/extending their legacy.

Responsibilities

What you'll do:

  • Digital Content Associate will work alongside the Marketing, A&R and Commercial teams to produce a range of compelling a/v materials in support of catalog initiatives
  • This role will be responsible for designing and editing projects for Craft’s owned and partner channels, creating content across a breadth of genres; from Jazz to Rock/Alternative, Classic Hip-Hop, Soul, Boogaloo, and everything between
  • Deliverables will range from social media packages (with a focus on growth channels including TikTok, Reels and YouTube Shorts), advertising assets, newsletter graphics, playlist cover art, animated cover suites, explainer videos, and more
  • Must be knowledgeable and immersed in social media and digital platforms, with an understanding of which types of content will perform well on respective platforms
  • Thoroughly research each assigned project to understand a release, brand or artist’s “whole story,” communicate legacy, reignite fan-bases, extend audience reach and drive commercial results
  • Digest creative briefs and contribute to brainstorm meetings to aid both marketing and creative strategies and ideation
  • Work across departments to gather assets and collaborate on projects
  • Develop templates and creative resources

Qualifications

What you need:

  • 1+ years of experience creating content campaigns across multiple brand voices
  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator, and ability to produce graphics for online
  • Must be proficient in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut or equivalent video editing software
  • Knowledgeable about music (wide-ranging genres and eras), with a talent for storytelling and a passion for preserving authenticity and building legacies
  • A strong portfolio for design, motion graphics, video editing and photography
  • A team player with an adaptive, self-effective and collaborative attitude
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred

*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.

 

At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures. 

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