Post Production Creative Director in Seattle, Washington

D1 is the internal creative agency setting design and brand direction for Amazon’s global brand. Our mission is to be the most customer-centric collective of creative thinkers, dreamers and doers. This manifests itself through visual design, branding, photography, video, advertising and user experience design. We are responsible for branding and the creative development of style guides for the Amazon master brand and collaborate with business partners around the world to support a wide range of devices, services, features, and retail categories. We apply strategic insight to delight customers - driving discovery, engagement, and trust. We’re growing quickly and hiring the best. This is day one.

We are looking for a Creative Director to lead our rapidly growing Motion Design and Post Production team in Seattle. This role will drive the creative vision for this team of animators, editors and 3D artists. This person will help to develop artists currently on the team and identify creative roles needed to help grow the team in the proper direction. This creative lead will also develop pitches and strategies to help sell the team’s creative production abilities.

  • 10+ years leading creative teams within an animation, design and post production studio

    • A killer portfolio with a range of experience in brands, budgets and contribution

    • Proven results through implementation of creative processes, philosophy and culture into a production environment

    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

    • Ability to present creative ideas thoughtfully and thoroughly

    • Team orientated with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

    • Proven ability to lead and mentor team members

    • Demonstrated client-management skills

  • Experience directing live action is a plus

    • Expert level in Adobe Creative Suite and Cinema 4D

    • Experience leading the creative and business goals for an animation studio is a plus

    • Self-starter with ability to navigate ambiguous situations

    • Passion for working on a collaborative, creative team

AMZR Req ID: 465898