Content Creator and Designer, Social Media

Ulta Beauty


At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty’s own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring—hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

Position Details

Content Creator and Designer, Social Media
Northern Illinois
Bolingbrook, IL


Experience the possibilities of our progressive, omnichannel approach to beauty retail. At Ulta Beauty, our Marketing team is applying the latest technologies to personalize the buying experience of true beauty enthusiasts—in ways that surprise and delight. Building love and loyalty, one communication, one experience, one brilliant idea at a time. We represent the perfect blend of strategy and creativity. Of tactics and analytics. To make Ulta Beauty a brand guests will advocate for. Growing share of heart. Delivering with disciplined consistency. Whether your deepest passion is for design or content, strategy or data, or some combination of all things marketing, Ulta Beauty will provide significant latitude to explore your talents and passions, with opportunities to stretch and deepen, to grow and build. Truly, the possibilities are beautiful.


As Content Creator & Designer within the Social & Content Marketing group, you will support the development of Ulta Beauty’s social media visual and creative strategy by creating impactful visual social content focused on improving brand love & loyalty and accelerating strong community growth.

The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter who lives and breathes social media design and social platforms, is always up to speed on the latest trends and innovations and has a digital first mindset.

Your passion for high quality design and social media trends translates into creative work that connects, inspires and drives the team and the brand forward.


  • Conceptualizing and developing unique and disruptive ideas that are social at heart and create best-in-class content for social programs, integrated marketing campaigns and brand initiatives 
  • Executing compelling visual content, including graphics, illustrations, videos, GIFs, and digital ads for delivery across a variety of mediums and formats, including all major social platforms 
  • Collaborating with internal and external designers (graphic/web/app), marketing project leads and social media strategists to craft, execute and publish story ideas, with a clear understanding of how users engage with social creative across formats and platforms 
  • Working closely with social media strategists, sharing best practices, platform updates and capabilities, ensuring social media creative strategy reflects the most up to date information 
  • Staying on top of social user trends and shifting behavior to elevate Ulta Beauty’s expertise and authority in the social space 
  • Proposing real-time content based on social media trends and relevant social conversations 
  • Participating in brainstorms as required 
  • Managing multiple projects in various stages of production 
  • Assisting in establishing internal creative and production processes


  • 2-3 years of experience in a creative agency, production company, or in-house at a brand creating social-first content 
  • Experience with animation and motion graphics, prepping assets for motion as well as animating simple compositions 
  • Mastery of key programs in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro) 
  • Paid social media and digital advertising experience/knowledge a plus (you understand how creative impacts media performance, and how to optimize) 
  • Experience in video/photography, post-production, and/or photoshoot styling a plus (as a hobby or professionally) 
  • Bachelors Degree 
  • You are a visual storyteller with flexibility in your medium (graphic, illustration, motion, video, photo, etc.) 
  • You have a portfolio showcasing social media creative work including concepts you have conceptualized yourself, and those you have worked on as part of a larger team 
  • You understand – and LOVE beauty, as well as the spaces beauty overlaps with (pop culture, lifestyle, fitness, fashion, food, etc.) 
  • You’re able to generate unique, fun, quirky ideas to elevate the brand's social media presence and drive organic engagement 
  • You’re a team player, ready to roll your sleeves up to help your team deliver great content 
  • Proven social media design experience for social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube and emerging platforms 
  • You like and use social media, with a strong knowledge of trends, platforms and best practices for social media content creation and design 
  • You’re comfortable being featured in the content you’re creating!

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