Creative Video Director

Job title : Creative Video Director
Location : Derbyshire
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £50,000
Contact : Alana Campbell
Reference : AC-6934

Are you a Creative Director of Video and Animation? Or perhaps you are currently heading up a video team and looking for your next career move? We are looking for a creative storyteller and leader, who is as passionate about making a difference as they are about film! You will be creatively responsible for all video content creation at this well-established and well-loved brand, which leads the way in the health and wellness sector. This role is permanent, full-time, and comes with a hybrid working structure, paying £50k doe.

The Client

This company has so much soul and an unrivalled culture where their employee's welfare and happiness are at the core of everything they do. They are industry leaders with a fantastic reputation and a superb culture, passionate about helping people and making a difference. Think of a merge of sectors between health, fitness, and lifestyle!

The Role

Your role will include creative responsibility for all video content creation, shaping and leading ideas from concept to completion including storytelling and storyboarding, briefing, approvals, presenting, and creating strong and recognisable visual identity/brand values. You will be leading and inspiring the video team (as well as trusted external agencies), delivering top quality, high-impact, engaging, beautifully branded video and motion graphic content, which positively influences as many people as possible, strengthening the brand and building an affiliation with employees and consumers alike.

You will be...

  • Leading the video team (Producers, Videographers, Editors and Motion Designers) to create top-quality, on-brand content from concept to completion

  • Providing creative direction and ensuring consistency across video content

  • Creating and producing video strategy in collaboration with other specialists across the company

  • Staying on top of industry trends and constantly benchmarking video content style across the rest of the market

  • Delivering feedback and critiquing creative work constructively to build working relationships, and help the team develop and improve creative output

  • Driving the team's development and training requirements

  • Managing external video agencies, alongside other managers from across the company

You will have...

  • Strong visual storytelling skills and a desire to make an impact

  • Excellent knowledge of the entire video (and ideally animation) production process

  • Demonstrated history of high-quality, high-impact video content creation for leading UK brands

  • Experience with building and managing a team, demonstrating strong leadership, with coaching and training skills

  • Personal interest and knowledge in new technologies and techniques in both established and emerging trends in content consumption

  • Have a real understanding of engaging with communities and knowing your audiences

This role is commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough, Leicester, Sheffield, Doncaster, Mansfield and more.

If you would like to be considered for this unique and impactful role, please send your CV and portfolio/reel ASAP to me as soon as you can!