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Art Director - Key Art / Entertainment

Company: Eleventh Hour
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At this time the 11th Hour team is working safely from home, ensuring that our clients and friends find the talent or job of their dreams. Be sure to check our job board which is actively updated, follow us on Linkedin, and reach out with any questions. There may be a short delay as we work remotely, but we are eager to help and we'll return your message soon. Stay safe and healthy out there! -In this role, the Art Director of Key Art will be responsible for overseeing and managing the creative brand and vision for all key art, collaborating with internal Production and Programming teams, and work very closely with external agencies. In addition, they will utilize their leadership experience in order to oversee the day-to-day workflow of key art, have strong project management skills, and proven conceptual skills. - Responsibilities Responsible for the direction of key art from concept to completion. -Manages and collaborate with internal partners and external agencies in the creation of key art.Ability to receive, modify or redevelop creative in response to feedback from Executive Leaders, internal partners, and VP of Brand Design.Utilizes exceptionally creative and conceptual key art skills.Strong grasp of major print and key art trends and how to apply them to achieve brand goals.Stays up to date on current creative trends and technical advancements.Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while balancing high-priority, long-term projects with short-term, immediate deadlines.Must be able to communicate and work effectively with key art photographers and external agencies.Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with Team Leaders on creative and brand development. -Strong communicator, both written and verbal, who understands the association between strategy, content, brand. and audience.Participate in brief, creative brainstorms, and team meetings.Translate Creative Brief concepts into effective and original creative. Qualifications 8 to 10 years of managing and designing branded key art in the entertainment field or creative agency.Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook experience.Experience working with external agencies and freelance photographers.Experience managing talent on set.Passionate and curious about key art, design, TV, movies, streaming and all things entertainment.Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts or related field.This is a full-time, permanent opportunity in Los Angeles (hybrid) with a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates please submit resumes / samples of work to for immediate consideration. - Responsibilities -The Creative Director, Streaming will oversee the day-to-day workflow of the streaming team in addition to bringing new and creative approaches to business initiatives, and identifying new and innovative ideas for their various streaming platforms. They will be responsible for managing and directing the Visual Design that parallels all UI/UX on their Direct-to-Consumer SVOD platform, as well as all marketing creative, and building the brand vision for all SVOD, AVOD creative for both DTC and external partners. Additional responsibilities include:Develop, mentor, and manage a creative Visual Design teams that creates image versioning for SVOD, AVODs, MVPDs, TVE, and monthly cable listings in addition to evolving creative for SVOD partner platforms such as Apple, Roku, and Amazon. -Design, direct and oversee creative for DTC, OTT, SVOD/AVOD.Strategic thinker with strong grasp of major streaming platform aesthetics, spec docs, and safety zone challenges.Ability to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while balancing high-priority, long-term projects with short-term, immediate deadlines.Strong written and verbal communicator who understands the association between strategy, content, brand, and audience.Modify and/or redevelop creative in response to feedback from Team Leaders, SVP, and VP of Brand Design.Work within budget and deadline parameters. -Ongoing passion to stay current and ahead of latest creative trends and technical advancements.Ability to function as a strong leader in the conception and oversight of style guides, presentation pitch decks, and promotional design needed to support businesses.Participate in brief, creative brainstorms, and team meetings. -Qualifications 5+ years of managing a creative team in the entertainment field or at a creative agency, with emphasis on streaming or visual design experience.Minimum 3 years of streaming visual design.Strong technical understanding of streaming services. -Familiar with Responsive Design -Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, and Visual Design software such as Figma, Sketch, Microsoft Office Suite, and PowerPoint. -Digitally native, with an understanding of best practices within these fields.Ability to effectively partner with key stakeholders and manage multiple projects at once.Experience with or fundamental knowledge of video/motion graphics a plus. -Passionate and curious about design, TV, movies, streaming and all things entertainment. Advanced knowledge of current Visual Design best practices. -Must be able to share a reel, portfolio, website, or links of current work.Bachelor's degree in Visual Arts or related field.This is a full-time, permanent opportunity in the greater Los Angeles area (hybrid) with a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates please submit resume and portfolio/links of work to for an immediate reply. Responsibilities Collaborate with software engineers for scalable testing of consumer application experiences and tools for our production pipeline including CMS, VR and Native Applications.Develop/code test automation scripts and improve framework.Perform load and stress testing to ensure the performance and scalability of applications.Provide feedback to the Product Owners Engineers, and DevOps team on the application areas to assists with better automation.Prepare and execute test plans, test cases and test scripts for detecting problems and ensuring the quality and success of the software.Implement functional and regression testing and developing software tools when required to automate the test suite.Assist in building and enhancing processes and strategy associated with automationManage and verify content across a variety of apps and platforms.Ability to communicate with both stakeholders and senior leadership.Research and apply new technologies and test best practicesParticipate in Scrum Agile process (plan, estimate, retrospective, and team discussion). Qualifications 3 to 5 + years of progressive experience in software and application technology space as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer.3+ years of progressive experience with Test Automation development.Experience creating test frameworks and strategy, choosing automated testing tools, and creating testing standards.Proficiency with streaming technologies is highly preferred (ex: FFMPEG, NGINX, Wowza, codec and streaming protocols).Node package configuration experience utilizing automated deployment systems.Familiarity with testing mobile native, hybrid, and responsive site testing applications across multiple devices.Experience working with JIRA for Requirements, including Test and Defect Management.Experience using API testing tools such as Postman, Insomnia, and similar automation of APIs.Micro services test strategy experience.Proficiency with JMeter or other similar performance test tools, and plan performance/load test strategy.Experience using version control and configuration management software such as git.Experience testing for bugs and diagnosing from complete crashes to minor glitches in the code.This is a full-time, permanent opportunity in Los Angeles (hybrid) with a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates, please submit your resume to for an immediate reply. Responsibilities -Produce and design 3D characters, organic and hardscape assets, and bring them to life utilizing LookDev, model, light, animate, texture, post process effects, and integration into physical environments. -Create CG graphics, assets, and animations utilizing industry standard software and an Unreal pipeline.Troubleshoot and provide solutions for designer, motion graphic artists, developers, and senior leadership team.Contribute to concept, design, and production planning for immersive games and experiences.Create proof-of-concepts, demos, and other means of conveying concepts and design prior to launching into full production.Work closely with cross disciplinary teams including Design, Motion, and Product and Engineering teams.Support game designers in order to create meaningful responsive experiences for use in advanced and immersive applications.Ability to work closely with senior leadership team. Qualifications 5 to 10 years of relevant industry experience.Working knowledge of industry standard software such as 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Maya, Blender, Adobe Creative Suite. Rendering software including Redshift, Octane, V-Ray; Houdini knowledge a strong plus.Strong experience in Unreal Engine 4 and knowledge of Unreal Engine 5. Memory management techniques for balancing visual quality with performance is preferred.Passion for gaming, video live-streaming, sports, or eSports.Must have a collaborative, mentor mentality to support and assist team members in troubleshooting, aesthetics, and creative strategies.Portfolio of previous professional work and completed projects.Experience creating compelling characters and environments.Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.This is a full-time, permanent opportunity in the Los Angeles area (hybrid) with a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates please submit resume and/or portfolio to for immediate consideration. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Product support with a focus on Movie programmingQuality assurance REQUIREMENTS: - Writing, editing, and Quality Assurance skillsPassion for Cable or Broadcast TelevisionExperience using MAC and/ or PCBackground /courses in journalism, communication, mass media, or computer scienceMust demonstrate attention to detail, consistency, and accuracy.Must have interest in social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc., and willingness to explore new networks as they surface.Must have strong interpersonal skills and be team-oriented.Must have excellent communication skills.Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask.Must demonstrate self-motivation and flexibility in a fast-paced and changing environment.Thrives in a collaborative working environment.Responsibilities:Develop a platform product vision and champion the vision to both internal and external stakeholdersWrite product requirements and work with engineering, project management, and QA teams through implementationIdentify KPIs, builds dashboards, and analyze data to understand user behaviorsConduct usability research to inform new features and improved user experiencesWork with Product Management leadership to shape product strategy and translate into actionable short-term and long-term roadmapsMinimum Qualifications: -5+ years of experience as a product manager working with backend systems, digital platforms, and/or user facing apps/websites.Strong technical background and experience working directly with Engineering, Product Design, and Data ScienceExperience with digital video platform management, video player management, and user facing video related featuresExperience with microservices, API-driven applications, and identity providersExperience working with engineering teams using Agile / Scrum software development & other common engineering best practicesResponsibilitiesReview agreements and input information into the company databaseRedline agreements as neededRequirements2-3 years of experience as an assistant, preferably at an entertainment industry company or law firmProficient with MS officeLanguage /Communication: Superior grammar, editing, and proofing skills - Responsibilities: Work closely with engineering, program management, design, and QA to deliver new features and experiencesFacilitate, conduct, and integrate usability studies, user research, market analysis and customer feedback to ensure product satisfies customer needsGather, synthesize, document, and prioritize customer and business needs into product requirements including user stories, acceptance criteria, and functional specificationsDrive features through the entire development process from conception to delivery to optimizing the experience once it is liveManage the flow and triage of requests, using excellent judgment to set clear and effective priorities for work to be done, managing expectations with key stakeholders and the teamDefine and analyze metrics that inform the success of productsMaintain a prioritized backlog that maps back up to the product roadmapIdentify opportunities to simplify complexity and create consistency with efficient Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of experience as a product manager managing iOS and Android mobile appsStrong understanding of UI/UX best practicesAbility to communicate ideas effectively with stakeholders, partners, and colleaguesDemonstrated ability to bring new products to marketUnderstanding of user experience, and ideas on how to provide the best experience possibleExperience with driving product improvements through user testing, data analysis and A/B testingExperience with building consumer-facing products for ticketing, live events, and/or sports, media, and entertainment preferred -This is a full-time, permanent, hybrid role in West Los Angeles. Qualified candidates submit resumes to for an immediate reply.ResponsibilitiesManages and leads local accounting trade support finance team.Assist with data collection, analysis, documentation and review of financial information and preparation of underlying disclosures to ensure compliance with SEC/Form 20F requirements.Experience complying with SOX requirements.Manages processes with timely reviews of organization's financial status and also provides monthly/quarterly and annual closing including financial reports in compliance with GAAP/IFRS accounting and additional reporting methods as needed.Reviews existing and prospective revenue arrangements and trade contracts for appropriate recognition in accordance with accounting standards and company policy.Manages processes to provide input used in preparation of budgets, rolling forecasts, monthly forecasting, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.Proactively researches relevant technical accounting and reporting standards to validate company positions, related best practices, pending changes, and/or industry consensus.Perform statistical analysis on sales reserves and validate estimates for reasonableness and compliance with relevant accounting standards.Evaluates, develops, and maintains internal and operational controls necessary to comply with accounting best practices and corporate policy.Participates and shares responsibility for internal and external audits of company's records, including financials and analytical reporting.QualificationsBachelor's degree in accounting/finance or related field or equivalent experience required.CPA certification preferred.10 years+ experience in accounting, finance and people management (Big 4 audit a plus).Background in pharmaceutical sales & marketing organization or large manufacturing environment with accounting supervisory experience, preferred.Thorough understanding and application of GAAP and IFRS.Experience with Transfer Pricing and various tax/statutory accounting requirements, a plus.ResponsibilitiesProvide an innovative approach to promote a learning culture, including design and delivery of a portfolio of learning programs, vendor management, resource, and budget allocationCollaborate with VP, HR, and managers on the integration, development, and evolution of other HR systems to support employee development for retention of key talentDevelop and execute strategies for learning and development programsSupport HR processes and influence key HR initiatives, such as performance management, succession planning, training and development, and organizational effectivenessCreate training, coaching, and mentoring opportunities to improve the employee experienceOversee the implementation of company's performance management platform and create applicable communication plans and trainingCoordinate with L&D leaders to leverage learning program opportunities and corporate training programsCreate curriculum and facilitates in both classroom and online settings
QualificationsMinimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related fieldMinimum 7 years L&D experience in small to mid-size organizations, and minimum 4 years of progressive L&D strategic leadershipPrior experience with development, execution and oversight of strategic priorities, and proven success driving successful L&D and change management strategiesBroad knowledge and experience with current and forward-thinking systems, programs, processes, best practices, and resources for development and delivery of L&D strategiesExceptional project management skills with expertise creating and managing programs involving a diverse audience, change management, and multiple organizational partners.Ability to understand data, metrics, and analyticsEffectively manage vendors, contractors, and work within a pre-defined budgetKnowledge of human behavior, and training/development theory and methodology strongly preferred -Stellar interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, with the ability to maintain a high degree of integrity, credibility, and trustworthiness at all timesThis is a full-time, permanent opportunity in the greater Los Angeles area (hybrid). Qualified candidates, please submit resumes to for an immediate reply. - Duties: -Work closely with engineers, designers, and product managers throughout all phases of the design and development process to create scalable solutionsManage a team of designers across various platforms including web and mobileConduct agile research to gain understanding of problem spaces and empathy in user needs through both qualitative and quantitative methods -Work closely with the engineering team to ensure work is aligned properly -Provide articulated design rationale and high-quality deliverables that communicate design directions and details effectively -Be an engaging member of a cross-functional agile product team that consistently delivers value to users -Solicit and embrace feedback from colleagues and stakeholders, while providing useful feedback to the team -Understand and seek out customer needs and create design solutions to assist them - Experience: Ability to lead and develop high-performing teams with stellar communication and leadership skillsExceptionally strong skill set in graphic design, UX/UI, and a strong understanding of responsive design -Experience managing both a team of designers and delivered multiples experiences, apps, and platforms on web and mobileKnowledgeable and passionate about the sports and esports industry, as well as digital, tech, and streaming media is preferredExperience in entertainment, events, and tech sector in a high growth environment is a plusDemonstrated ability of shipping end-to-end consumer products from user research to final productionAdvanced experience in 2D design software including Principle/Invison, Photoshop, and Illustrator -Strong experience with visual principles and design standards and artistic skills including graphic, proportion, typography, and composition -Passionate about immersive technology, content, and design -8+ years of relevant industry experienceThis is a full-time permanent opportunity located in West Los Angeles. Qualified candidates please submit resumes to for an immediate reply.ResponsibilitiesManage the development and execution of paid social acquisition strategies across a portfolio of skin care brands while working closely with the internal team and external media agency to reach KPIs. Define campaign strategy, messaging, and funnels for scalable audience acquisition.Maintain a solid understanding of budget management and projection analysis by paid sources as well as provide forecasting on orders, spend and KPIs on monthly basis.Drive creative and marketing efforts in the paid social space and provide creative performance analysis & reporting in partnership with the analytics team.Collaborate with the Brand, Product, and Creative teams to provide recommendations on ads, creative, copy, and landing pages to optimize performance for acquiring new, valuable customers.Collaborate with the media team on strategy and verify campaigns are setup, running, and performing as efficiently as possible, which includes ad trafficking, QA & tracking parameters.Identify partners, negotiate fees, and manage 3rd party and sponsored social media placements.Analyze and optimize campaigns (creative, targeting, bid, audience, daypart, platform etc.) document shifts in allocation from plan and reforecasting based on platform performance and opportunities.Manage a paid social specialist responsible for trafficking, creative agency management, accurate execution of campaigns and ad-hoc reporting.QualificationsBachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, required.Eight (8) or more years of paid social and performance marketing strategy experience, required.Five (5) or more years of relevant DR marketing, performance marketing, and/or customer acquisition experience.Track record of building and growing large paid social accounts, especially on Facebook/Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, TikTok and other relevant social platforms.Experience with web analytics tools, Adobe Analytics and Visual iQ, a plus.Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including high proficiency in Excel, required.This is a direct hire role based in Los Angeles with salary DOE. For consideration, please submit your resume to .

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