Executive Creative Director

Glendale, California | Freelance | Job ID #51600 |
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Our entertainment clients is seeking a temp-to-hire or direct-hire Executive Creative Director. The ideal candidate has led the creation of social media content and experiences that connect with youth culture, multicultural audiences and/or music fans.

We’re looking for pop culture junkies who live and breathe the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing and have an intuitive sense of what will resonate with a diverse millennial audience. This person should also be a hands-on designer with the ability to manage multiple projects from concept through completion as needed.

You will report to the SVP of Marketing and be responsible for:

  • Representing the company’s brand identity across all platforms including on-air, mobile/digital, social, print, experiential and all other mediums to drive the brand and business strategy.
  • Managing, inspiring and mentoring a creative team of staff and freelance art directors, designers, animators, video editors and social content creators
  • Business leadership and brand advocacy supporting all departments within the company
  • Establishing creative direction and branding for the entire line of entertainment properties


  • 10+ years of entertainment media branding experience preferably in multimedia
  • Experience managing teams of 10+ people
  • A thorough understanding of mobile/digital and social communications and delivery systems, as well as industry best practices
  • Expert knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, motion graphics, web development and social-first design; must have the ability to storyboard and translate ideas to designers and develop innovative motion graphics solutions.
  • Demonstrable hands-on animation, print and digital design capabilities, with a portfolio showcasing social media/promo video content samples
  • Strong affinity for the multicultural, music and youth culture brands with the ability to understand appropriate tone, voice and topics for our mobile and social obsessed audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal skills able to lead meetings and inspire team members

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.