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Creative Director, Social & Editorial at Blavity
Los Angeles, CA, US

As an CD at Blavity, you will work closely to lead designers, writers, developers, sales members, engineers and producers to conceptualize and design brand strategy across all platforms, including web, social, print & email design, photography and video.

Blavity has a fierce entrepreneurial culture where you can lead your own branding explorations and creative content ideas. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the topics covered by Blavity and experience designing for social publishing and digital systems. This role is based in Los Angeles and will require some travel.  

Responsibilities

  • Refine and conceptualize the existing brand storytelling across all brands and digital content channels
  • Create compelling content and custom marketing experiences with a range of powerful, viable concepts and designs for each project
  • Create reusable assets and templates that make it easy and effective to quickly produce assets for social media
  • Partner with copywriters to ensure the copy direction and visual presentation work together harmoniously
  • Guard and defend each brand’s look & feel across all touch-points, including web, social, photo, video, marketing campaigns, print and events
  • Communicate in detail visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations
  • Lead teams of designers and production artists to flawlessly execute cross-channel social and digital work
  • Manage multiple projects while inspiring & motivating both your creative teammates and our clients
     

Requirements

  • 5+ years of strong experience on large cross-channel and/or direct-marketing initiatives across media, both on- and offline
  • Mastery of content design specifically for social  and the capabilities within social channels
  • Project management skills and organization are key!
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong foundation in grid and typographic systems
  • Video and photoshoot mood storyboarding
  • Must be open to travel as needed
  • A healthy appreciation of GIFs and the culture of Millennials of Color

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE BASED OUT OF LA OR THE BAY (or are willing to relocate).

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