Associate Creative Director (Video / Content) in Oklahoma City, OK

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

The Associate Creative Director works hands-on with teams to generate and drive ideas forward with precision and passion in order to deliver work that drives the client's business forward. The ACD should have both a broad theoretical knowledge and practical application of key workflows, including interactive, video and traditional integrated marketing. The ACD, Video/Content helps concept, produce and execute social, broadcast and digital content for clients and helps guide and mentor other team members.

Skills:

  • Creative Leadership and Strategy
  • Demonstrate the ability to think creatively, plan strategically and leverage insights/data across multiple channels, work with different types of clients with an emphasis in animation/motion/video production and design
  • Deliver best-in-class creative experiences that exceed expectations
  • Support, challenge, inspire, lead, mentor and level-up team of talented content producers and designers
  • Present work and sell ideas to all stakeholders and represent Saxum at any stage, attend pitches and industry events as needed


  • Creative Expertise
  • Recognized expertise and experience in animation, motion design, video editorial and production and/or photography (equipment, tools, workflow, documentation and process)
  • Experience producing a range of multimedia formats and budgets from daily social content creation to larger broadcast productions
  • Experience sourcing and assembling talent and crew to execute vision and ideas
  • Experience with and creating emerging digital storytelling formats (GIFs, social video, digital video, video advertising bumpers and pre-roll, video distribution methods and best practices; AR, VR technology experience or knowledge is a plus)
  • Experience in creating and pitching compelling concepts through a variety of methods including concept summaries, scripts, storyboards, moodboards, animatics and presentations
  • Ability to effectively critique work product of others, providing timely and meaningful feedback and direction that drives quality and innovation
  • Project and People Management
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of financial aspects of the business and industry
  • Put together production documentation; set and abide to production schedules
  • Manage relationships with relevant vendors and contractors including workflow and quality, in partnership with Project Management
  • Demonstrate ability to motivate and manage direct reports, project teams and vendors/freelancers
  • Manage project execution with regards to budget expectations

Requirements

  • 6+ years of agency or production experience working toward the creation and development of successful campaigns or integrated experiences
  • 2+ years of leadership experience directly managing individuals or teams
  • Bachelor's Degree in graphic design, advertising, film, production or related field
  • Strong design/Art direction background preferred
  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, Audition, After Effects
  • Integrated portfolio with strong video across mix of content, motion and video production samples
  • Technical-savvy and future-oriented
  • Interest in emerging video technology and trends
  • Strong writing, communication and time management skills
  • Resourceful, driven, curious, client-obsessed and all about the work