Create Social Media Assets Using Sketch

In this quick tip I’ll explain how to use a Sketch plugin which makes it really easy to output all your social media visual assets. Let’s take a look!

Quick Tip: How to Quickly Create Social Media Assets Using Sketch

Exporting Social Media Assets

This quick tip has nothing to do with designing social media icons, or visual assets. Instead, it focuses on a plugin Sketch which helps you export all the required files, at the correct dimensions, for all your social media channels.

The plugin we’re using is Artboard presets for social media images by Herr Helms, and it’s free to install via Github, or with Sketch Toolbox.

Quick Tip: How to Quickly Create Social Media Assets Using Sketch

As the name suggests, this plugin adds artboard presets for the most commonly needed social media assets, such as Facebook cover images, Twitter profile thumbnails, Dribbble shots, YouTube posters and so on.

Quick Tip: How to Quickly Create Social Media Assets Using Sketch

Once you’ve designed your assets, on the various artboards you need, you can select those you want to export and click Export Artboards at the bottom right hand of your screen.

  • Quick Tip: How to Quickly Create Social Media Assets Using Sketch
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    Understanding Sketch’s Export Options
    Armando Sotoca

That’s a Wrap

And we’re done! I hope you enjoyed this quick tip–let us know in the comments of any other Sketch plugins you recommend.

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