Milk Makeup Content Creator - Social Media

Welcome to the MILK MAKEUP FAM:

At Milk Makeup, we believe in good ingredients + epic payoff. We’re cruelty-free, paraben-free, and 100% vegan.

We were born at Milk, a creative studio in downtown New York City. Our community and culture have always been our inspiration.

We see personal style and experimentation as the ultimate forms of self-expression. It’s not just about how you create your look; it’s what you do in it that matters.


Your VIBE:

  • Naturally progressive: You’re curious and always thinking about how to improve your and your community’s future. You value a forward-thinking space that encourages you to move the needle and take risks.
  • Confident but chill: You’re flexible and ready to get the job done, but you’re humble and make moves thoughtfully. You go after what you want, but always have your team and the greater good of the brand in mind.
  • Rule breaker: You’re not afraid of the unknown. You’re down to disrupt the status quo and believe that an open mind is always a good place to start.
  • Inclusive + mindful of community: You embrace differences and help foster a safe working environment for yourself and your peers.
  • Champion of self-expression: You’re genuinely you . You live your look and want to grow with people who champion self-expression.
  • The Role:

    As the Content Creator, you will be responsible for the creation and optimization of social media and digital content that connects with our audiences and moves the brand forward. This role combines a passion for photo + video, the beauty industry, social media and a strong understanding of social trends, behaviors, and how they can be translated into engaging, thumb-stopping content that embodies our brand values.

    How You'll Thrive:

  • Build social creative strategy at a high level in collaboration with the team to drive and oversee creative across social channels with a special focus on Instagram.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Creative Officer, Social Media Coordinator, Social Media Content Creator, Editorial Director & Creative Services on brand building content that drives acquisition & engagement across channels and inspires brand love.
  • Brainstorm & partner closely with teams to develop relevant + new content ideas/strategies to stay ahead of the ever-changing social landscape.
  • Create platform-specific content for Instagram first and foremost, as well as TikTok, Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter as part of a monthly/year-long content calendars that ladder up to the overarching channel strategies.
  • Concept, art direct and execute shoots for daily/evergreen social in an on-going fast paced environment as well as campaign content to support seasonal product launches with a focus and expertise on still photography and retouching.
  • Manage post production of all content executed, including image selects, retouching and QC for final file delivery.
  • Produce eye-catching Instagram Story content blending video, photo, new effects, etc., ensuring constantly increasing engagement and VTR.
  • Partner with the team in creating mostly short form (:30-2:00 min) videos covering a range of content that ladders up to DNA bucketst, ensuring content brings Milk Makeup spirit alive through motion graphics, sound effects, and more.
  • In partnership with the team, significantly grow the Milk Makeup social media channels per goals outlined by Chief Creative Officer and CEO.
  • Partner with the social media coordinator to manage the pre and post production scheduling of shoots and deliverables.
  • ALead presentations and alignments with cross-functional teams from small to large scale forums.
  • We’d like YOU to have:

  • Past experience creating & producing digital social media content.
  • Ability to ideate and execute 360° campaigns through digital storytelling across multiple social platforms.
  • 5+ years of in-studio photography experience including producing, lighting, and shooting for digital consumption
  • 5+ years retouching experience both for beauty and product.
  • Strong understanding of social media, trending topics & most importantly beauty.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and After Effects are a must.
  • Excellent graphic design aesthetic and eye for detail.
  • Video camera operating expertise with DSLRs, etc. including separate audio recording.
  • Excellent design aesthetic.
  • Strong work ethic with exceptional project management & organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work efficiently and effectively.
  • Collaborative, team oriented but also capable of working independently.
  • True self-starter. Milk Makeup is proud of the speed at which our business moves and we are looking for those who are willing to be a part of our fast-paced environment.
  • Why you’ll love being part of the MILK MAKEUP FAM:

  • We have a strong (and chill!) office culture (we work in Milk Studios!), 2 in house Barista Cafes, a bar with wine and beer on tap and our very own Jam Room (Milk’s underground ‘Club’!) and we guarantee a dog-friendly environment, with a well-stocked candy jar.
  • We invest in you: We give you a 6% 401k company match.
  • We want you to play with makeup and get familiar with our new launches.
  • We provide a generous PTO program, (up to 14 week paid) Parental Leave in addition to Summer Fridays and a flexible schedule/ work from home policy.