We are arbiters of a movement and have a passion for community. We are looking for a cultural connoisseur. Someone that welcomes creating havoc at the intersection of advertising and entertainment and is well versed in all things from Gen X to Latinx and everything in between. We work cross-functionally to execute the best, most thought-provoking and culturally relevant creative work possible.

The Group Creative Director is responsible for overseeing a team of creatives in our Venice office across several client categories, as well as supporting the ideation and development of creative work. They are foundational to the creative output and a bridge across all departments, including Strategy, Account Management, and Production. Reporting directly to the North American Executive Creative Director, the Group Creative Director is a champion in upholding the standards of creative excellence that we, as an organization, have worked hard to cultivate. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Guide the kick-off of new projects and programs, in collaboration with the Group Strategy Directors and Account Directors.
  • Ensure creative ideas are well-articulated and on-brief. 
  • Act as the champion of creative; can push back where appropriate. 
  • Responsible for the creative output of the team.
  • Manage, whether directly or indirectly, all creative team members 
  • Develop original breakthrough ideas for a variety of market categories, including film & entertainment, cannabis, and everything in-between.
  • Lead creative response to RFPs for branded campaign and partnership opportunities with Business Development and other key company leaders.
  • Engage and interface with clients to maintain healthy relationships and recognize future opportunities for growth.
  • Proven experience working within multicultural markets specifically the US Hispanic advertising sector as well as general markets.
  • Manage on-site shoots to ensure successful execution.

Requirements:

  • 10-12 years of experience in the advertising and media space, or comparable areas.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience developing creative talent; is known as an inspirational leader. 
  • World-class verbal and written communication skills; dynamic storyteller with executive-level presentation experience internally and client-facing.
  • Strategically and creatively resourceful.
  • Excellent collaborator with a passion for partnership and teamwork, diverse learning and communication styles, and driving swift and effective decisions.
  • Strategic communicator who stands out among their peers with proven experience leading creative work across design, art direction and copywriting.
  • Willingness to travel for business needs (up to 50%). 

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