Creative Director

The IDW Entertainment department is driven to find the next big thing, and we’re hoping that can include you as our new Creative Director. The ideal candidate will have a natural eye for design and a drive to inspire dynamic ideas that connect with all types of audiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with external creatives to visually translate their vision of the look and feel of various potential entertainment properties.
  • Producing new ideas for company branding, promotional campaigns, and marketing communications.
  • Collaborating with artists to develop necessary materials that accompany pitches for entertainment properties.
  • Photo editing and image creation.
  • Create web design, branding and identity development, package design, brainstorm ideation sketches and concept renderings, infographics and more.
  • Evaluating trends, assessing new data, and keeping up-to-date with the latest entertainment trends.
  • Participating in brainstorming meetings and creative sessions on projects across a wide variety of genres.
  • Shaping brand standards and creating procedures to ensure all products are brand appropriate.
  • Prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs, establishing production schedules
  • Produce fresh, innovative work that translates complex ideas into compelling experiences for visually sophisticated audiences
  • Present, or oversee presentation of final concepts, and obtain approvals for deliverables
     

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, graphic design, marketing, or other relevant fields.
  • 6-8 years experience, particularly with, but not limited to web, social, and emerging technologies.
  • A solid understanding of design, copy, and web practices.
  • Strong proficiency in the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as
  • PowerPoint and Keynote.
  • Brilliant interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of brand development and multichannel marketing models in the Entertainment industry.
  • Must be a creative and strategic thinker.
  • Years of experience translating written entertainment pitches into engaging visual worlds.
  • Comfortable multitasking in a fast-paced environment.  

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