Director of Creative Solutions - IGN

Video Culver City, California San Francisco, California


Description

Position at IGN

Director of Creative Solutions, IGN

 

Reporting to the VP of Global Creative Solutions & Operations in London this role is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of IGN’s creative solutions team. This will involve working with the variety of disciplines within the team such as video production, design and program management as well as collaborating with various units around the business such as sales, social, product and editorial.

 

The creative solutions team has offices in LA, New York, San Francisco, London and Sydney and is responsible for conceptualising and delivering custom campaigns for IGN’s advertisers. Custom campaigns can include any combination of bespoke ad design, branded content, content sponsorship, events and product launches; the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have been responsible for both ideating around these concepts and being part of a team that has successfully delivered them.

 

What we’re looking for:

 

        Familiarity with IGN, its content and a passion for its subject matter

        Someone who can think imaginatively and understand how to practically deliver on their ideas

        Experience in writing B2B copy to sell ideas to prospective clients and in writing consumer-facing marketing copy

        Experience managing budget

        Great organisational skills - both in organising themselves and those around them

        Experience working on large projects cross-department and cross-discipline

        Experience managing and developing people

        5+ years experience working in digital media

        Experience in the content creation and design process

        Excellent communication skills and client-facing manner

        Experience in analysing content performance and proposing optimisation possibilities

        A great eye for detail

 

Nice to have, but not essential:

 

        Experience working cross-timezone with global teams

        Experience working in, or with, the games, entertainment or FMCG sector

 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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