Creative Director (Albany)

  • Albany, NY


: $154,225.00 - $154,225.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry and getting the future of media right. Vox Medias editorial networks include Vox, The Verge, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Recode, and Curbed. Our diverse storytelling and advertising businesses include the Concert publisher-led marketplace, the Vox Creative brand studio, the Chorus publishing platform, and the companys entertainment division Vox Media Studios, which includes the Vox Media Podcast Network and Epic. Were looking for a seasoned Creative Director with extensive video experience to join the Vox Creative team. The Creative Director is the creative project leader responsible for guiding the inspiration and practices that transform a campaigns creative strategy into bold, engaging content, from development to execution. They must masterfully balance the needs of the audience and brand, and direct the project teams work toward best possible outcomes. What you'll do: Partner with Creative Strategy team to help ideate and brainstorm the right ideas in the pitch phase; post sale, evolve their strategies into actionable creative concepts Lead creative decision making on assigned campaigns: Oversee and guide the development from treatments to scripts to final edits to distribution; maintain accountability for the success of the campaign Successfully manage a project team of creatives writers, designers, editors, animators and direct their work toward best possible outcomes Work closely with production and accounts team to ensure cohesion and quality across all elements of the campaign Partner with clients throughout the production process to maintain balance between the campaigns KPI and Vox Creatives creative vision & best practices Work closely with ECD to continuously bring new ideas to the table: experiment, iterate, and perfect What you'll bring: 6-8 years experience in digital media, an editorial/journalism background or creative agency background An understanding of and active interest in branded content and advertising A proven ability to tell unexpected stories in thoughtful, unique ways across multiple platforms Seasoned experience in production - video, still photography, experiential (a plus) Expertise in working with producers, directors, copywriters, designers, and animators Thrives in a high-pressure environment, juggling multiple, diverse projects on overlapping deadlines A great sense of leadership, humor, self-motivation, eagerness to create boundary-pushing work A strong interest in Vox Medias house of brands Curiosity, quirkiness, and unique point of view About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status in the United States? * Gender Pronouns (She/Her/Hers, He/Him/His, They/Them/Theirs, etc.) How did you hear about this job? * Vox Media Careers Page Third-Party Job Board In-person Event Social Media Referral Company Marketing Demographic Information At Vox Media, we believe that different backgrounds and perspectives shape who we are as a company. We strive for better representation from historically underrepresented populations in the digital media industry, and the below questions help us in assessing the makeup of our candidate pools. Your decision to provide or not provide the information below will not be held against you in the recruiting process, nor will it be used in the candidate selection process if you do identify. Vox Media does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. I identify my gender as: Female Male Non-Binary Other I prefer not to disclose I identify my ethnicity as: Asian Black or African American Hispanic or Latinx Middle Eastern Native American/Alaskan Native Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Two or more races White Other I prefer not to disclose I identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community: Yes No Unsure I prefer not to disclose Veteran status: I identify as a veteran I am not a veteran I prefer not to disclose Disability status: Yes, I have a disability No, I do not have a disability I prefer not to disclose
Associated topics: advertise, community, endowment, major gift, marketplace, mba, presale, regulatory, relation, relationship

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