Creative Director @ BoxMedia

Posted 1 month ago

CONTRACT: Permanent, Full-time 

LOCATION: London, currently remote working

START DATE: January 2022

WHO WE ARE

BoxMedia is a value driven, tech and creative content production company disrupting education and the future of digital content. 

We are focused on producing in-demand e-learning products for employability with a specific emphasis on the user experience. We call this edutainment: making relevant learning enjoyable, so that it doesn’t feel like learning.

Our products and storytelling-derived tools have long-lasting social impact. From our behavioural scientists to our motion designers, from our production team to our sales division, we aim to inspire behavioural change through award-winning multimedia and storytelling.

We were among the first 100 companies to sign the USA equal pay pledge, a choice ignited by our values, and we are female led – 3 of our co-founders are women. As of 2021, we are also proud to call BoxMedia a Net Zero business. 

Our Purpose  To shape the future of digital content.

Our Vision   To perfect the art of technology-led storytelling.

Our Values   Be kind. Be honest. Be human.

WHO YOU ARE

You are an exceptional strategic and entrepreneurial creative director who is excited about the edutech space. You will be the CCO’s right hand in both creative decision making, and in driving the execution of high quality product creation and marketing campaigns.

You will have both managerial experience and prowess. You will be comfortable briefing, managing and empowering mid-weight and junior creatives, from Art Directors to Graphic Designers.

You yourself are a talented designer and copywriter, with an aptitude for developing brand tone of voice and compelling messaging. You will be confident across content genres, from B2B to B2C, from graphic to motion design, from video to UX design. 

We are looking for a well-rounded, self-sufficient professional who can set the tone, lead from the front and bring their own voice to the table.

You would be reporting to our Chief Creative Officer. 

  • Regardless of the industries you have evolved in (Education, Fashion, Tech, Gaming, etc.), you come from an agency background and are experienced with B2C & B2B clients.
  • You have a great artistic eye and a brain for business.
  • You are proactive, imaginative, curious, driven by tech and social innovation and want to disrupt the status quo across multiple creative media.
  • You have experience in Graphic Design, Motion Design, Photography and Videography.
  • You have extensive on-set Art Direction experience.
  • You are a skilled manager and comfortable providing guidance and mentorship to more junior members of a team (Graphic Designers, Editors, etc).
  • You thrive under pressure and are a great problem solver.
  • You are an excellent communicator and use your organisational skills to create better processes.
  • You are quick to get under the skin of a client/project and generate inspirational, innovative imagery, designs and videos.
  • You are a very collaborative person, open to receive, give feedback and work hand in hand with our amazing production team.

MUST HAVE

  • Outstanding – spoken and written – communication skills.
  • A passion for educational and innovative content, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup-to-scaleup environment.
  • Great organisational skills, including understanding & influencing project management.
  • The ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • At least 8+ years experience in managing graphic designers, photography, video editors and copywriters.
  • Successful experience in working on cross-platform projects for top tier clients.
  • Up to date knowledge of current content trends through new mediums in apps, social media, websites, advertising, AR/VR.
  • Expert-level skills in pitching and presenting ideas:
  • Ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

WITH US YOU WOULD

  • Be our Chief Creative Officer’s right hand in the pitch, pre-production, production and post-production stages of any given project.
  • Lead your own verticals, empowering a team of in-house and freelance Creatives with the support of our amazing production team.
  • Pitch ideas and make recommendations, achievable within budget and schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and a cover letter (no more than 250 words) detailing what makes you the right candidate for this position to creative@boxmedia.io

We look forward to meeting you!

Best, 

The Box Media Team.

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