Lead Creative Strategist

Job description

Traditional video production was built for TV, but these models don’t work in a world of mobile video and social. Vidsy is changing the game, powered by our disruptive tech platform and harnessing a new generation of Creators, we help the world's leading brands create quality video at scale. We are Facebook’s Global Innovator for ‘Creativity In Video’, Strategic partners with Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and are at the cutting edge of mobile video and creative. We are leading a new era of creativity, growing extremely fast and looking for talented people to join us on our journey.


Our Mission

At Vidsy we’re on a mission to empower a million creators to make a living doing what they love. We’re disrupting the traditional advertising status quo, building a new model that provides value for both creators and brands. #WeAreCreators.


Right now we're spreading our wings, and are gearing up to make the leap across the pond.. bringing Vidsy to the U S of A. 🗽 We'll be landing in Jan 2019, and this Lead Creative Strategist role will make up part of our founding US Team, working towards bring Vidsy to the American market and establishing our international presence. 


The Role

Vidsy is on the lookout for a Lead Creative Strategist to join our new US Division; to work on the execution of a wide range of briefs for major brands - including Facebook, L'Oreal, King, Unilever and Barclays - and some of the hottest new startups too 🔥.


The position a fast paced, multi faceted role which focuses on creating amazing social video content by partnering with clients to create concepts and ideas for their campaigns, and then bringing them to life by directing our External Creator Community and utilising our fantastic In-House Design Team.


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Working directly with Vidsy’s clients to execute on a multitude of different briefs within a fast paced StartUp environment.

  • Crafting creative strategy for our clients to ensure our deliverables consistently meet their objectives and are always 💯!

  • Translating client requirements into briefs ready to go onto our platform.

  • Working alongside a Junior Strategist to direct our External Creator Community.

  • Overseeing the ‘beautification’ of client videos via our In-House Design Team.

  • Constantly acting as a subject matter expert for creativity in social video.

Requirements

  • You’re a social native - whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat - experience with social is a must. - This stuff's in your blood 💘

  • Experience working with clients within an agency environment or in-house for brand(s).

  • A creative mindset, and ability to run ideation and concept workshops.

  • Ability to work directly with clients throughout a briefs lifespan, including early stage concepting, ongoing updates, delivery and post brief washups.

  • Passionate about quality, creative and keen to offer real value for our clients.


Bonus for..

  • Experience working in a fast paced startup environment.

  • Prior experience working on social video content.

  • Experience working with International Teams.