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14 May 2024

Full-Time Creative Director

DMMRecruitment – Posted by DMMRecruitment Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

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Digital Media Management (DMM), a Keywords Studios company, is a full-service social media agency that specializes in 360 campaigns for the entertainment, games, and consumer brands industries. DMM creates groundbreaking social-first campaigns rooted in innovative strategy, and provides clients with community management, creative, video production, influencer, talent, and performance marketing capabilities

We are currently looking for a Creative Director to join our Los Angeles based Creative Services team. The Creative Director will be responsible for all aspects of creative development and manages a team of Associate Creative Directors, Art Directors, Motions Designers, Editors, and Graphic Designers. The Creative Director will drive relationships and growth at a team level for high priority clients by providing hands-on creative direction in pitches and in campaigns, in addition to helping to establish and guide creative look and feel, as well as creative strategy across all projects with their team. This Creative Director will report into the Group Creative Director and will work alongside the creative department, platform division, and strategy team to refine the creative strategy & execute the approach. 

Your Impact

  • Help lead creative strategy and design for clients and projects
  • Manage creative team members, and guide them as they create project timelines, set creative strategy and navigate through issues that arise
  • Set up onboarding for new projects in partnership with Managers, Art Directors and pertinent designers
  • Establish creative look and feel for all campaigns and ensure the creative team follows established processes and best practices that ensure quality across all projects. 
  • Work closely with Art Directors and their teams on a day-to-day basis to align on creative goals and deliverables
  • Communicate with clients during briefs and presentations and act as a resource and provides solutions for any design-related issues
  • Help lead creative for new pitches and proposals, as well as participating in meetings and pitches
  • Anticipate problems that may impede a project from completing on time and implement solutions from a creative perspective, always with a problem-solving mindset
  • Partner with the platform and strategy teams to respond to RFPs and to find revenue generating opportunities to promote DMM’s capabilities
  • Work with Account Supervisors, Senior Managers and Managers to fine tune social creative concepts to ensure ideas and creative examples are the strongest
  • Lead brainstorms and strategy sessions for projects that celebrate/prioritize diversity and multiculturalism
  • Provide daily quality control over assigned projects 
  • Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence, and accountability. 
  • Inspire, grow, and mentor the creatives you oversee to provide clear career paths and a long-standing team

Your Experience

  • Experience working in a fast paced social media focused marketing agency
  • Experience working in the entertainment industry
  • Experience leading a team of creatives
  • Experience responding to RFPS and working on pitches and proposals
  • Advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong presentation skills, articulating smart and sometimes complex solutions in a straightforward and lucid manner
  • Interested candidates must provide their portfolio, website, or creative samples for consideration 

Your Availability 

  • 9-6pm PST; Flexible with working after-hours as needed
  • Flexible for onsite team/client meetings, brainstorms, and pitches


The salary range for this role is $140,000-$150,000 and is based on experience, responsibilities of the position, subject matter expertise and is location specific. 

We also know how important benefits are to your overall compensation package and take them seriously. Work/life balance, health insurance, DEI and training are all an important part of the DMM DNA. (Benefits are dependent on eligibility.)


  • DMM pays 100% of the cost for employee medical, dental, and vision premiums, as well as covers 40% of dependent premium costs. 
  • Employer paid life insurance 
  • A tax-advantaged health savings account (HSA)
  • A 401(k) plan that provides employees with automatic enrollment at 3% of your salary with a full employer match of your first 3% contribution, all fully vested 
  • Paid family leave

Work/Life Balance:

  • Open PTO: DMM offers unlimited vacation, 10 sick days & 5 mental health days
  • DMM Fridays: Employees have the opportunity to sign off early and kick-start their weekends at 2pm on Fridays


  • DMM offers DEI specific training focused on preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace
  • ERGs focusing on diverse perspectives across DMM to promote diversity, inclusion, and shared experiences 
  • Generous donation match to non-profits of interest to our employees


  • Extensive onboarding that includes working with multiple departments to learn the DMM way
  • Frequent trainings on the latest tools and trends and how to optimize them for our clients

Company culture you ask? Our company culture is casual, fun, and empowering. There is a lot of room for growth in this role! That’s right, no glass ceiling and room to learn.

Digital Media Management is an equal opportunity employer. We work together to create a space that fosters diversity and inclusion across race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, national origin, and veteran status. Our diversity strategy is simple: grow a team of creative, innovative, passionate people from varied backgrounds to produce best-in-class digital campaigns.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 74 days.

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