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14 May 2024

Full-Time Group 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 Group Creative Director to join our Los Angeles based Creative Services team. The Group Creative Director will be responsible for all aspects of creative development and execution across select DMM entertainment clients. The Group Creative Director is also responsible for enhancing internal management of creative assets, elevating team performance, providing creative guidance, and collaborating effectively with internal/external teams. The Group Creative Director will possess a strong background in multicultural campaigns with a focus on social, demonstrating the ability to think quickly, inspire others, and collaborate effectively with capability leads. The Group Creative Director will see the big picture and make long-term plans, but they also roll up their sleeves and get involved when necessary. 

 

Your Impact: 

  • Lead creative strategy and design for high priority clients and projects
  • Understand clients’ business challenges and objectives to develop strategic creative solutions.
  • Guide and contribute to the strategic development of integrated experiential and social, entertainment marketing campaigns.
  • Develop and deliver thought leadership and creative solutions that strengthen clients’ market distinction and leadership position.
  • Oversee the end to end creative process for RFPs and pitches (including deck design, mocks, etc.)
  • Lead, inspire, and direct a creative team composed of associate creative directors, art directors, graphic designers, motion designers, and editors. Additionally, as a hands-on leader, you will step in to directly create and refine assets when necessary.
  • Oversee Creative Directors and Associate Creative Directors and provide creative guidance and recommendations and work to conceive, craft, and help execute best-in-class creative and content ideas on brand, on strategy, on time, and on budget
  • Lead and drive new client meetings, calls, pitches and brainstorming sessions, providing real-time constructive feedback.
  • Manage the creation and delivery of presentation decks and sales materials that drive growth and awareness of DMM’s creative capabilities both externally and internally.  
  • Oversee and provide thought leadership in the assessment of existing properties for content value, relevance, aesthetics, branding and overall experience.
  • Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence, and accountability. 
  • Cultivate creative branding and social media strategies
  • Create, follow, and implement style guides across assigned clients and projects
  • Act as client-facing resource and provide solutions for any design-related issues
  • Provide daily quality control over assigned projects 
  • Drive best practices across all creative including, conceptual thinking, art direction, design, and production
  • Anticipate problems that may impede a project from completing on time and implement solutions from a creative perspective, always with a problem-solving mindset
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with department leads to align on monthly/quarterly priorities/deliverables to ensure maximum client ROI.
  • 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
  • 10+ Years of relevant experience in concept development, creative/art direction, or copywriting within a creative, advertising, or digital agency environment
  • Organized and high effective at managing competing priorities and timelines and presenting ideas to an executive team 
  • Understands how Advertising, PR, and Social Media play together in the brand’s communication
  • Understand the business-side of agencies and manage a team to profitable results for the agency
  • Strong presentation skills, articulating smart and sometimes complex solutions in a straightforward and lucid manner
  • Experience as a digital maven and social media powerhouse capable of leading teams to produce relevant and award-worthy work on all digital and social platforms. 
  • Advanced in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Interested candidates must provide their portfolio, website, or creative samples for consideration 
  • Experience working on pitches and proposals 
  • Experience in the entertainment industry

 

The salary range for this role is $160,000-$175,000 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.)

 

Benefits:

  • 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

 

DEI: 

  • 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

 

Training: 

  • 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.

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