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Associate Art Director - Social Media at American Eagle Outfitters

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Working in a fast paced and dynamic environment, you will be the lead creative on the social media team. Working with the strategy team, you will concept, plan and execute seasonal content across all of the social platforms. The role also includes in-store activations and influencer collaborations.


  • Create and source photo and video assets, including some shooting of both photo and video.

  • Concepting, managing, and executing against an ongoing content calendar across all social channels

  • Schedule social media posts and stories working in both real time and ahead of season

  • Align with overall brand creative, taking into account specific social media best practices

  • Develop alongside marketing strategy, big ideas for seasonal creative- including social first content and events

  • Identify influencers and creatives across a variety of different social platforms

  • Ability to upload and schedule social media posts

  • Design influencer briefs and pull creative swipe

  • Partner with strategy to create seasonal decks encompassing integrated creative and strategy for seasonal marketing presentations

  • Able to execute graphics, create gifs and have a great eye for typography

  • Work with video and editing team to approve assets

  • Manage Social Media Coordinator


  • At least 5 years of social and / or digital creative experience, graphic design, and art direction

  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Proficiency in Photoshop and knowledge of Premier/ video editing programs for short social output

  • Understanding of Gen Z and Millennial culture norms

  • Deep knowledge of the social media space - trends and emerging platforms

  • Collaborate well with cross functional partners and some management experience

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines

  • Confidence in copywriting and storytelling

  • Be able to work independently and provide creative solutions

American Eagle Outfitters is an Equal Opportunity Employer.