Job Title:  Director, Creative Advertising

Department:  Marketing & Publicity
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is currently seeking a Director, Creative Advertising for our Motion Picture Marketing Group. Ideal candidate will be a hands-on graphic designer who can build their own key art in addition to overseeing agency work. In addition to a great portfolio showcasing, top-notch composition and typography, candidate will have posters on IMP they can point us to and show a body of 1st rate Entertainment design. This role will also be responsible for overseeing and participating in the design of campaign collateral including digital graphics and packaging so should have demonstrated abilities there as well.

 

This position requires a highly skilled individual who relishes the creative challenges and opportunities of working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. You should be a self-motivated and judicious creative thinker with a sharp eye for design detail and a demonstrated ability to take a project across the finish line with accuracy.

 

You should be passionate about creating artwork for the film and television industry. You can work well independently but are a true collaborator and team player. You keep up-to-date with innovative creative work across industries, with innovations in creative software and are willing to share those findings and best practices with the team.

Responsibilities

  • Build Creative Briefs for dissemination to agencies and artists
  • Manage vendor relationships and provide art direction to maintain creative standard
  • Collaborate with the Project Managers to ensure all details of the campaign are met
  • Optimize assets for digital streaming platforms and AV use
  • Design and build marketing and sales decks and presentations
  • Organize and keep templates up-to-date

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, or applicable degree/experience, preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years’ studio and/or agency experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Superior organization skills to ensure final assets are distributed and archived properly
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple requests
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be a team player; ability to collaborate and take criticism constructively is a must
  • Savvy with type, color and layout design
  • Able to navigate complex Photoshop files
  • Knowledgeable of various printing techniques and substrates
  • Proficient in PowerPoint

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

 

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles