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Interactive Creative Director: 6 month contract

Powster is looking for an experienced creative leader to join our LA team. This is an exciting opportunity to pitch big, interactive ideas and make them happen for clients in the entertainment industry. Our ideal candidate has 5+ years experience, award winning projects in their portfolio, and is passionate about innovation and big ideas! 

This is a 6 month contract to cover a team member who will be on parental leave, reporting into the CEO and London Director of Creative.


 

You will:

  • Generate big ideas and pitch them to our clients in the music and movie industries
  • Interpret creative briefs to deliver our clients’ strategic objectives
  • Develop inspiring pitch decks, including copywriting, design mockups and layout.
  • Present ideas directly to clients, confidently selling your vision for the project
  • Collaborate closely with the creative team and key internal stakeholders to establish technical solutions, pricing and production timings for delivering on concepts in line with available budgets and schedule.
  • Lead the creative direction of live projects, collaborating with our account directors and creative team
  • Offer feedback, mentorship and guidance to our creative team.


 

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years in a similar role
  • Experience creating for the web, Augmented Reality and interactive projects.
  • Portfolio includes award winning digital projects
  • Basic design skills
  • Passionate about technology and innovation
  • Understands the goals of digital marketing teams in the entertainment industry
  • Animation and 3D skills a bonus
  • Must be authorized to work in the US


 

Contract dates: August 2021 - March 2022

 

**This is an on-site role in LA. Although we are remote right now, please don’t apply unless you are prepared to move to LA soon! Must be based in California for employment**

 

About Powster

We are a creative studio based in Los Angeles with a sister office in London. We work across the movie and music industries creating amazing digital creative. Our work has won FWAs, Webbys, Clios and been featured on Awwwards

 

Our team works across three main streams:

 

1. Powster Labs Builds: which can range from interactive music videos, to AR lenses, to custom websites for movies.

 

2. Our Creative Products: which include a variety of in-house and client-facing tools for movie-discovery and marketing.

 

3. Our Showtimes Platform: which powers most of the major movie websites across the world boasting all the major movie studios as our clients.

 

We believe that anything is possible when pitching, and if we haven’t done it before we’ll work it out and make it happen. With our diverse and strong team we can adapt to anything, from technical, interactive builds to large scale video productions.

 

Take a look at our site, Instagram and Behance. Recent projects include the world’s first AR experience on Spotify for Sam Smith, a virtual escape room for Netflix, and a volumetric video meet and greet for the Dignitas e-sports team.



 

The Powster team

 

Powster Perks & Culture

With studios in LA and London, we actively promote close collaboration and open working practices across the studios as one interconnected global team.

We encourage new thinking, with an emphasis on appreciating and encouraging everyone individual’s unique contribution and interests. 

Powster practices a culture of kindness. The wellbeing of our team takes priority and we are committed to fostering a supportive and considerate working environment for everyone.

Powster also offers:

  • Exciting and varied list of global clients, including all major movies, record labels and brands
  • Generous benefits package (including health, dental, 401k, life insurance and more)
  • Flexible working hours
  • We will reopen our studio later this year with a flexible workplace culture, and plan for a hybrid approach to working remotely and out of the studio. 
     

And when we are back in the studio soon...

  • Free Parking
  • Pre-premiere exclusive movie screenings
  • Drinks fridge and snacks
  • Nitro coffee and beer on tap
  • In-office kitchen
  • Table tennis
  • Skee Ball table
  • Regular social events
  • Bike storage
  • Dog friendly

 

At Powster we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


 

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