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Associate Creative Director, Video - New York or Los Angeles

New York City

Do you make short-form content like it’s your job?

Day One Agency—Campaign Magazine’s Agency of the Year and PRovoke Media’s Creative Agency of the Year—is hiring! We’re looking for an Associate Creative Director, Video to join our rising team of content makers and creators. The right candidate will be ambitious, hard-working, and dedicated to telling stories that stop people in their scroll. You’ll take pride in your work, show initiative, and go the extra mile to ensure that our clients are serviced in the best way possible. We’re looking for a self-starter with social media content experience who is willing to work collaboratively and quickly with our squad. Leadership and organizational skills are imperative. In return, you’ll be in a rewarding learning environment with a great opportunity to grow and further your knowledge and career.

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes every day, Day One. We offer a highly collaborative environment (even as we work from a distance in this new hybrid world) where smart and hyper-passionate people come together to solve creative communications challenges. It’s no secret; we work hard, but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up and that’s still true. It’s how we earned the nod as Ad Age’s Social Media Agency of the Year in 2022.

We emphasize and value all of our relationships—they’re what powers us. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business. So if you want to join a fast-growing, award-winning, creative team, we’d love to hear from you.

This position is full time and available in Los Angeles or New York.

Responsibilities

The Associate Creative Director, Video will help lead creative and provide support and governance to our video and content teams while shepherding clients toward their best work. Video asks will be primarily short form content—Tiktoks, IG reels, YouTube shorts, etc.

Collaboration is paramount at Day One, and we’ll look to our ACD (Video) to be a true partner, acting as a key brand creative liaison with internal stakeholders across all departments—listening to their needs, working together to solve problems with internal and external solutions, providing creative counsel and ultimately overseeing a lot of the creative product and delivery. This role will report into the Creative Director, Video, with oversight from the Group Creative Director.

  • Motivate and lead the internal content team of creators, strategists, and storytellers to think differently and guide and inspire them to elevate their work.

  • Ideate and oversee video content from concept through to final delivery

  • Be an expert storyteller - be fluent in narrative architecture with specific understanding of formats across different platforms

  • Be fluent in social media, TikTok, Internet content & trends

  • Direct an idea in motion - think big picture in real time, with storyboards and budgets in mind

  • Detailed knowledge of equipment and rigs for shooting high quality content in both video and still form

  • Strong understanding of video editing software, to effectively communicate with editors and teach junior team members

  • Partner with the production team to review and refine briefs, budgets, timelines and staffing plans, refining the content team and paths across the team.

  • Come from a place of earning it, developing concepts designed to connect with culture. Be a leader and champion of big ideas.

  • Shape and develop cohesive narratives, maximizing the quality of our output.

  • Be comfortable executing, personally ideating and developing breakthrough concepts and setting an example for the team.

Requirements

  • 5-8 Years video creative direction experience

  • Comfort working cross discipline

  • Demonstrated expertise in managing and juggling multiple creative projects at once

  • Comfortable with complex assignments and leading a diverse team

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a style that inspires

  • Passionate and Dedicated

  • Agile

  • Inspiring

Compensation + Benefits

We value all of our employees and are happy to provide comprehensive benefits to help support them holistically in the best way we can. We offer all our employees:

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays

  • Summer Fridays

  • Annual Technology Stipend

  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Company Credit Card

  • Uber Business Account

  • New Business Referral Bonus

  • Employee Referral Bonus