Hype Lab was founded in 2016 with a single goal; to build a full-service social agency driven by passion for music and social content.

Our mission is to connect musicians, promoters & music brands with their communities.

Description

Since 2016,  we’ve established ourselves as a mainstay in the music industry. Working with a wide range of labels, artists, DJs, promoters and music brands to achieve their social media goals.

We place a strong emphasis on creating amazing content for our clients, and believe social isn’t about selling but building a real connection between fan and brand by tapping into audience culture.

We’re looking for a proactive, passionate and enthusiastic apprentice who has a demonstrated interest in creating first in class content at the cross-section where music and social media marketing meet.

You will be working under our agile, hard-working and incredibly talented creative team both supporting and being trained and coached by them hands-on to eventually become a full-time member of our creative department in the future, and doing all this whilst still studying towards your higher education course of choice.

Responsibilities

  • Designing multimedia social media content for a wide and diverse music orientated client roster; from artists, events to music brands.
  • Developing your skillset as a multidisciplinary designer by working under our content creation team to learn new techniques, programs, disciplines and beyond.
  • Successfully and confidently understanding and executing on social media design theory to truly become a ‘social-first’ multidisciplinary creative.
  • Ultimately, being part of the team that deliver all of our agency’s social media content for our clients as part of a fast working, versatile, talented and dynamic team.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at Grades A*-C or 9 – 4 (including English & Maths), Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 Apprenticeship. This is a government requirement.

 

Skills Required

  • The ability to create digital graphics to an excellent standard.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe CC Suite.
  • Possessing a creative eye for detail, colour, layout & vector graphics.
  • Have a good understanding of social media, and demonstrate you’re an avid user.
  • Ability to work creatively whilst following brand guidelines.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask, with strong attention to detail.
  • Good timekeeping & organisation skills with the ability to work well to deadlines under pressure.
  • Experience art-working/setting up files for digital use is an advantage.
  • Typography, motion graphics & layout skills are an advantage.

Personal Qualities

  • Convey a clear, demonstrated passion for the UK music scene as an avid listener. All genres and tastes welcome.
  • To be comfortable working in a fast paced, creative environment.
  • Be a passionate creative who lives and breathes design and great social media content.
  • Willingness to get involved with company-wide idea sessions and present your ideas as an esteemed peer.

Qualifications taken

In- house training

Level 3 Junior Content Producer

 

Things to consider

This is a WORKING FROM HOME role initially – There will be opportunities to meet with fellow colleagues for team meetings within remote and shared work spaces. Longer term, we will visit the potential of moving to a fixed office in 2021. Both qualification and employment are inclusive of each other. You will need to demonstrate excellent levels of commitment to both the qualification and job role. You will work at Hype Lab 80% of the time, and study towards your apprenticeship 20% of the time. Hype Lab will still pay you for your time spent studying towards your apprenticeship.

What Next?

Exciting news, we would like to make this role permanent once the apprenticeship is complete!