Group Creative Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

VICE Media

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.

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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