• Creative Director, Amazon Advertising

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(20/04/2018 10:40)
    Job ID
    Amazon Online UK Limited
  • Job Description

    Location: London
    Compensation: Competitive salary, Amazon restricted stock units and
    benefits package
    Posting Date: 20th April 2018
    Closing Date: 18th May 2018

    Amazon Media Group is seeking a Creative Director to lead the Advertising Design and User Experience (ADX) team in our London office. This team is responsible for generating original, innovative brand experiences for interactive advertising campaigns—spanning our Amazon.co.uk, mobile, Fire Tablet, Fire TV, emerging platforms including Alexa, and experiential/offline media stunts—and works closely with our Sales and Marketing teams to bring ideas to life to help drive new business.

    As the leader of this team, you will manage art director(s), designers, writers, and producers in the flawless execution of original branded experiences for Amazon’s wide array of Fortune 500 clients. You will forge strong relationships with key business partners in Sales and Account Management to define vertical priorities and goals for which you and your team will be accountable. You will set and enforce a high creative bar and design aesthetic that define the advertising experience for Amazon’s customers. Your team will create innovative, visually stunning, and effective advertising experiences that tell stories and drive business performance for the world’s best-known brands. You will represent Amazon Media Group design by evangelizing our capabilities and innovation directly with our top clients.

    Our work atmosphere is fast-paced and results-driven, so strong interpersonal and time-management skills are a must. Additionally, at Amazon, analytics are ubiquitous, so a commitment to raising the bar using data and writing reports is essential.

    If you are passionate about creating customer-focused experiences, leading a team of passionate creatives, and forging strong partnerships with our account teams and clients, we want to talk to you.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Demonstrable experience in an agency or in-house creative environment
    • Experience as a leader of creative teams, experience managing a team of 10
    • MBA education
    • Experience setting art direction, coordinating, and reviewing the work of the design team and other clients and internal stakeholders
    • Experience working client side
    • Experience leading creatives for online and offline campaigns

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Expert-level knowledge of Sketch preferred
    • Working knowledge of HMTL5, CSS3, and Javascript
    • Copy writing expertise
    • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating strong creative direction, visual design acumen, and experience creating great interactive advertising experiences is a requirement for application
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop and the full Adobe Creative Suite
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