Creative Director (Copy), Fake Love (New York)

Compensation

: $41,520.00 - $63,400.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Entertainment



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Job Description

OVERVIEW

The Creative Director crafts and manages the entire creative process on pitches and projects at Fake Love. Reports directly to the Executive Creative Director.

The ideal candidate has specialization in copywriting, with expertise in campaign work (big-thinker), technical and design environment. Candidates willas wellhave experience in the following fields: creative agency advertising, experiential/immersive projects, digital design, print, and emergent technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES & KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Fake Love CDs have a wide range of expertise and experience for every stage of a project lifecycle: concept, copy/art, execution, and legacy. They are hands-on creatives who are as comfortable leading teams as they are doing the work themselves.

The CD is a leader and mentor with an understanding they represent not only Fake Love, but also the New York Times. They will know if a project is up to Fake Love standards, and to help adjust if it is not.

  • Copywriting- must be able to write out creative and sell it, as well as mentor creatives in proper copywriting to sell work
  • Stay current with all spatial/environmental design and immersive technology
  • Lead creative teams and offer constructive feedback and critiques; while also partnering with all departments (creative tech, program management, client services, etc.)
  • Work on pitch concepts and collaborate with our tech team to determine best direction and feasibility
  • Present to clients and incorporate client feedback into the work
  • Guide a project creatively through production ensuring creative integrity and adapting where necessary
  • Delegate tasks to creative team members and managing their output
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of creative technology
  • Able to own a room with creative and tech explanations, without outside input
  • Zero Ego. Must be willing to lead and trust teammates
  • SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Stellar portfolio of personal and professional work
  • 8+ years work experience in agency/brand world as well as studio/production world of media and advertising
  • 4+ years professional experience leading teams and delivering projects from concept through strike
  • Proven Winning at least 60% of work pitched
  • Experience with live events
  • A can do attitude 24/7 especially when projects face challenges
  • Expert at managing time for self and others, with an eye on being a team player
  • Capable of collaborating and earning the respect of all departments
  • Easygoing attitude, calm under pressure, client facing, and personable
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple creative teams and projects simultaneously
  • Excellent spoken and written communication with a heavy dose of storytelling and imagination
  • #LI-AM1

    The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

    The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.


    Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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