Position Overview:

Title: Social Media Graphic Designer + Editor
Location: Mumbai
Start-date: Immediate
Commitment type: Full time
Pay: Compensation commensurate with experience and industry standards

Channel Description:

Civic Studios runs a Hindi Youtube channel called Pocket Change that creates relatable, comedy content for young Indians with democracy at its heart. We have a slate of police comedies, family dramedies, news shows and sketches that will encourage young people to make democracy a dinner table conversation. We are currently focused on short form fiction formats in the range of 5-8 minutes, and are aimed at 18-35 years old Indians across tier 1 and tier 2 cities.

Role Description:

We are looking for a Social Media Graphic Designer + Editor who is driven to support our static and motion design needs for our social media channels

  • Being a key part of the Pocket Change channel’s social media content team- working on monthly strategy, ideation and execution
  • Editing the original social media content as well as the excerpts and memes from the Youtube channel content
  • Conceptualizing graphic/edit based original social media content such as memes, mashups ,etc.
  • Leading and executing overall design needs of all social media handles of Pocket Change, and maintaining a cohesive design language.
  • Being in sync with current social media trends, design language & editing techniques.

Role requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience in graphic design for social media in freelance or full time capacity
  • Sound knowledge of digital editing on softwares such as Premiere Pro
  • Sound knowledge of basic graphic design on softwares such as Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator is an added advantage

We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of gender, sexuality, caste, class, ability, and ideology, and aim to provide a nourishing workspace for all.

All roles at Civic Studios require an interest in civic engagement and participative democracy.

Submitting an Application :

Please send the following details to hello@civicstudios.com with the subject line: ‘Applying for Social Media Graphic Designer + Editor’:

(A) A copy of your resume with a brief cover note

(B) Please complete a short task in order to take your application further. In case you have any questions on the task, feel free to write in to the above email ID.

  • Make a meme on the rising petrol prices in India.
  • Click here to get an original video by Pocket Change. Please use this video’s footage + clips/images/graphics from any external source including pop culture to make an exciting video of under 30 seconds to promote the video on social media.
  • Design a vertical thumbnail for the promotion of the above video.

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