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Creative Director

14367

New York, NY, US, 10036

Marketing
New York
Full-Time

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS, and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung Smart TVs and Xbox One.

 

 

Overview:

We are looking for a Creative Director that can encourage and direct internal and external creative resources, optimally pitch and align senior leadership to new ideas, and work across 360 consumer marketing including print, on-air and digital. The ideal candidate will have the ability to unify strategy and execution across branding and streaming. Not only does this candidate have creative vision, but they can also provide feedback and mentorship to a wide array of creative, editorial, and production teams while looking for opportunities to optimize processes and delivery!

 

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Have a strong POV and creative vision along with a clear, concise ability to provide direction to internal and external partners.
  • Lead large, strategic design and content marketing projects that present multidisciplinary challenges and span multiple departments.
  • Tackle for business, customer, and partner requirements while building creative that is stunning and effective.
  • Identify ways to enable the team to scale and optimize quality for recurring projects – through mechanisms like guidelines, tools, templates and processes.
  • Articulate and pitch creative concepts to peers and senior management.
  • Acquire and allocate internal/external resources to achieve strategic and operating goals.
  • Forecast resourcing needs and work with key partners to drive a schedule for projects while prioritizing and using resources optimally, communicating needs and trade-offs if schedule is at risk.
  • Proactively work to tackle problems and communicate to senior management, and actively seek clarification when there is ambiguity
  • Coach, mentor, and foster the careers of creative, editorial, and production teams.
  • Communicate with key partners internally and externally in a spirit of collaboration, building positive relationships with partners, communicating and collaborating effectively, articulating complex issues in an effective manner.
  • Work with senior leadership to build policies and procedures that impact the broader organization.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience in a creative or marketing role preferably in entertainment
  • 5+ years’ experience leading diverse creative teams through fast-paced, conceptual and strategic design and production work

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong portfolio with a track record of leading and implementing world class entertainment campaigns
  • Understanding and respect for diversity of teams, thoughts and work
  • A risk taker who is willing to push the boundaries and help elevate the EQ and IQ of the 360 Design team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Passion for design thinking and the strategic, business impact of design
  • Self-starter with the passion, ability, and energy to work in a fast-paced start-up environment!
  • Experience with product and streaming is a major plus
  • Understanding of branding

 

 

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City