Creative Director in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
    Design
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2018

Job Description

Job Title:            Creative Director

Reporting to:      VP and Executive Producer, Creative Content, Media Production

Location:            Toronto

 

About Spin Master

 

Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™ Dino, Bakugan Battle Brawlers™, Air Hogs®, and 2015 Toys of The Year, Bunchems and Meccanoid G15. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 63 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 16 wins across a variety of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 12 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. Spin Master is among a limited number of companies that not only develop and produce global entertainment properties, characters and content, but also monetize that content through the creation, sale and licensing of products. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 hit series Bakugan Battle Brawlers and its current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,000 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia. 

 

Job Overview: 

You will be a driving force behind building multiple brands in the digital and traditional space. You will collaborate with the Digital and Traditional Media teams and put forth a vision to creatively drive results through content. You are a leader and mentor and as such will lead a team of creative minds towards out of the box, disruptive yet fun campaign creation that achieves the goals that you have set forth.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage a team of content creators, editors and producers
  • Responsible for collaborating with brand teams and integrated marketing/media teams to set the digital vision and creative strategy for the brands
  • Responsible for the execution of the vision

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Proven brand builder with 5 – 10 years of brand or entertainment marketing and advertising experience in a leadership role
  • You are either an Art Director, Writer or Creative Director with a strong sense of Strategy
  • Strong visual sense and expert understanding of digital content and emerging platforms
  • Experience working on Kids brands an asset
  • Experience leading and managing a team of creative people
  • University degree in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Advertising or Arts

 

If you were interested in being a part of Spin Master, please send us your applications to jobs@spinmaster.com.

 

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.