Executive Creative Director Fri Feb 14 00:00:00 CST 2020 Pawtucket, RI 631264900 27201 1 Employee <p>At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep imagination alive on teams that play together and create together. Our values –  community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion – help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">As the Executive Creative Director for the Hasbro Agency you will lead our creative and production teams to create breakthrough communications that engage consumers at every point in their journey with our brands and products. You&rsquo;ll lead all aspects of a project from concept to design and development to delivery using platforms and technology to engage a range of audiences. You&rsquo;ll partner with teams from across the company and across the world to produce world-class work including product and lifestyle photography, broadcast spots, short-form digital video, animation, CGI, digital experiences and more. </span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">The ultimate result of your work? The Hasbro Agency becomes a critical engine for growth and is known worldwide as the unquestioned authority in creating compelling kids and family short-form content that exceeds all creative and commercial expectations.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#365f91">A day in the life:</span></strong></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Lead all short-form content creation from brief to concept to production to delivery.&nbsp; </span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Inspire a highly passionate team of 35 art directors, copywriters, designers, photographers, producers, editors, animators, digital artists, cinematogaphers, VFX artists, and sound engineers.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Embrace your role as Chief Storyteller &ndash; cleverly marrying functional and emotional stories to connect with the audience in multiple ways at multiple times.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Identify gaps in talent, processes and tools that could be barriers in producing great creative work. Develop plans and gain consensus to close these gaps to better serve our internal clients.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Be the chief decision-maker on how work gets done &ndash; internally, externally, or a combination of both.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Closely manage budgets and profitability of the Agency.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Drive professional, impactful verbal and written standards within your team, fueling shared accountability for high-quality work.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Lead, develop, mentor and inspire your cross-disciplinary team and cultivate a culture and environment conducive to produce transformative experience-based ideas.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Be the Connector and Facilitator in developing processes, tools, and culture that connect the Agency with its key partners on the global and regional marketing teams.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Constantly survey industry best practices around storytelling, production, relevant technology, and media habits to be the #1 inspiring leader inside Hasbro around short-form content creation.</span></span></span></li> </ul> <h2><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><strong><span style="color:#365f91">What you will bring:</span></strong></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in related field or equivalent experience</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">15+ years Creative and Production experience with proven leadership and team-building on both the creative and production elements of the business.&nbsp; A deep network of creative and production partners to utilize if necessary.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">An amazing portfolio that showcases insight-led campaigns and omni-channel executions. &nbsp;Experience in kids&rsquo; creative development a big plus.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">A powerful and passionate storyteller able to marry features and benefit communication with emotional resonance.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Experience running complex production processes with multiple, global partners and many moving parts.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Proven experience in the creation of digital-first ideas that move beyond video content and drive engagement and on-line community.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">A passion for understanding the role of technology in consumers&rsquo; lives and the implications for creative innovation. An ability to match creative ideas with relevant technology and media patterns.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Curious leader with a proven track record of driving team collaboration. Demonstrates a thoughtful POV.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Outstanding communication skills, detail oriented, and can easily prioritize and coordinate large volume of projects.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">Strong presentation and visual communication skills. You present ideas with an exclamation!</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal">A &ldquo;listen and lead&rdquo; attitude that builds partnership with teams.</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:#000000">Experience leading large-ish teams and a reputation as an inspirational leader.</span></span></span></li> </ul> <p>Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.</p>

Executive Creative Director

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who are passionate about impacting the future of play and entertainment. We seek individuals who are committed, curious, creative, and who are eager to keep imagination alive on teams that play together and create together. Our values –  community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion – help cultivate inspiring, diverse workplaces where teams are built on positivity as much as productivity, and where individuals can do work they love with people they enjoy on brands they believe in, all for a company driven by greater purpose.

As the Executive Creative Director for the Hasbro Agency you will lead our creative and production teams to create breakthrough communications that engage consumers at every point in their journey with our brands and products. You’ll lead all aspects of a project from concept to design and development to delivery using platforms and technology to engage a range of audiences. You’ll partner with teams from across the company and across the world to produce world-class work including product and lifestyle photography, broadcast spots, short-form digital video, animation, CGI, digital experiences and more.

 

The ultimate result of your work? The Hasbro Agency becomes a critical engine for growth and is known worldwide as the unquestioned authority in creating compelling kids and family short-form content that exceeds all creative and commercial expectations.

A day in the life:

  • Lead all short-form content creation from brief to concept to production to delivery. 
  • Inspire a highly passionate team of 35 art directors, copywriters, designers, photographers, producers, editors, animators, digital artists, cinematogaphers, VFX artists, and sound engineers.
  • Embrace your role as Chief Storyteller – cleverly marrying functional and emotional stories to connect with the audience in multiple ways at multiple times.
  • Identify gaps in talent, processes and tools that could be barriers in producing great creative work. Develop plans and gain consensus to close these gaps to better serve our internal clients.
  • Be the chief decision-maker on how work gets done – internally, externally, or a combination of both.
  • Closely manage budgets and profitability of the Agency.
  • Drive professional, impactful verbal and written standards within your team, fueling shared accountability for high-quality work.
  • Lead, develop, mentor and inspire your cross-disciplinary team and cultivate a culture and environment conducive to produce transformative experience-based ideas.
  • Be the Connector and Facilitator in developing processes, tools, and culture that connect the Agency with its key partners on the global and regional marketing teams.
  • Constantly survey industry best practices around storytelling, production, relevant technology, and media habits to be the #1 inspiring leader inside Hasbro around short-form content creation.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 15+ years Creative and Production experience with proven leadership and team-building on both the creative and production elements of the business.  A deep network of creative and production partners to utilize if necessary.
  • An amazing portfolio that showcases insight-led campaigns and omni-channel executions.  Experience in kids’ creative development a big plus.
  • A powerful and passionate storyteller able to marry features and benefit communication with emotional resonance.
  • Experience running complex production processes with multiple, global partners and many moving parts.
  • Proven experience in the creation of digital-first ideas that move beyond video content and drive engagement and on-line community.
  • A passion for understanding the role of technology in consumers’ lives and the implications for creative innovation. An ability to match creative ideas with relevant technology and media patterns.
  • Curious leader with a proven track record of driving team collaboration. Demonstrates a thoughtful POV.
  • Outstanding communication skills, detail oriented, and can easily prioritize and coordinate large volume of projects.
  • Strong presentation and visual communication skills. You present ideas with an exclamation!
  • A “listen and lead” attitude that builds partnership with teams.
  • Experience leading large-ish teams and a reputation as an inspirational leader.

Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Manager, Photography, Animation, Artist, Management, Creative

Date: Feb 14, 2020