Director - Creative Production

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United States-WA-Seattle

What We Need

The Director - Creative Production leads the Creative Production team. This position is responsible for leading the creative production function, while ensuring productions are delivered on time and within budget. The Production team collaborates with stakeholders across Global Marketing, Designers, Account Teams and more, turning business goals into content that resounds with our existing and future customers.

What you'll be doing at WE

  • Lead the Creative Production function and team; switching between hands-on direction and coaching where necessary.  Partner with PMO on resourcing, assignments and production processes
  • Establish the production vision.  Build out and scale production studio and evangelizing services internally and with clients when needed
  • Establish quality standards and creative process for production and deck deliverables
  • Oversee video production, print production and deck design, motion design, motion graphics and animation and editing work
  • Drive compelling communication for the Creative Production team; collaborate with various teams and stakeholders across the business.  Partner with account teams and creatives to execute deliverables for clients
  • Manage and develop production resources (3-4 designers + vendors, plus growth). Identify vendors and partners
  • Estimate and manage production studio budget and deadlines
  • Deliver a high volume of content while maintaining quality; all the while ensuring a healthy team wellbeing



What you've been able to accomplish

  • Minimum of 10 years of comparable experience in an agency setting
  • Minimum of 5 years of people management skills, experience building and growing multi-disciplinary creative teams.  Experience working with account managers, designers, copywriters, etc.
  • Exceptional communicator and presenter, confident engaging with creative, marketing and sales executives
  • Experience budgeting for a range of project types (i.e. not just video)
  • Exceptional organization skills and a with a can-do attitude - energized by fun and new challenges


Additional Requirements:

  • Travel: may on occasion need to travel, up to 10%
  • Solid organizational and project management skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Possess exceptional communications skills.
  • Client and business environment, Customer service orientation is a must. Job pressure may exist.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week on occasion
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • Strong presentation and consulting skills along with the ability to read, write and speak English

About Us

Who We Are:

WE is one of the largest communications and integrated marketing agencies in the world. We’re independent, we’re all about our people — both our clients and our employees — and we believe in the power of communications to move audiences to positive action. 


For more than 30 years, we have been helping translate complex innovations into powerful, persuasive stories. Our sector expertise across key verticals — including technology, healthcare, consumer, and brand purpose — translates into insights and strategies that are informed, current and credible.


We work with companies that are embracing the ever-evolving digital world to reinvent themselves, to deliver new value to their customers or reach them in new ways and ultimately improve people’s lives.


Equal Opportunity: WE provides equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against an employee or applicant because of age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or other legally protected class status.

Diversity and Inclusion: WE is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff, and recognizes that its continued success depends on hiring and retaining high-quality professionals with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Opportunities for advancement exist, and we are committed to helping all staff develop and grow. Women, people of color, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.




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