Senior Creative Producer at Minted
San Francisco, CA, US
Minted is seeking a Senior Creative Producer to join our Creative Studio, reporting to the Senior Director of Creative Services and Operations. This role will focus on bringing to life Minted’s brand across a variety of customer-facing marketing materials, and overseeing the creative development process from inception to completion. Typical deliverables include, but are not limited to: in-store communications, print/TV advertising, direct mail, and trade show booth development.
This individual collaborates with Creative Directors, Designers, Writers, Visual Merchandisers and the Photo Studio, in addition to cross-functional business partners, to come up with marketing communications that balance brand leadership and marketing effectiveness.
We are seeking a person who appreciates working in an entrepreneurial, design-driven environment.

You will:

    • Understand, drive and enhance the creative process to complete projects in a timely manner, despite any setbacks.
    • Ensure a thorough creative brief is developed with input from key stakeholders across the company to include clear project objectives, relevant messaging, target audience information, executional considerations, and a development timeline.
    • Understand not only the process and timeline of projects, but the content as well.
    • Ensure the work delivers on the business objectives and creative strategy set forth in the creative brief.
    • Thoughtfully organize and prepare all creative work to ensure a productive and efficient creative review process across Creative Director, ECD and CEO-level reviews.
    • (For in-store/retail signage) Implement a systematic approach to creating life-size mock-ups with surrounding context (e.g., assortment on shelves, other signage, etc.) for executive review.

You are:

    • Able to operate effectively in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with ambitious schedules and plans (fast twitch muscles).
    • A self-starter with the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment, look around corners to anticipate roadblocks, and meet changing deadlines and priorities.
    • Excited to work in a highly collaborative team environment, with a proven ability to proactively establish rapport, credibility and influence, and drive results throughout an organization at all levels and across departments in a highly matrixed organization.
    • Able to balance working in a creatively driven organization, with an analytical and disciplined approach to marketing.
    • Extraordinarily detailed and perfectionistic.

You have:

    • Exceptionally deep knowledge of the creative development process across a variety of deliverables: print, digital and 3D/environmental.
    • Proven ability to proactively establish rapport, credibility and influence, and drive results throughout an organization at all levels and across departments in a highly matrixed organization.
    • Experience managing in-house creative development, as well as knowledge on how to work with external agency partners to achieve creative outcomes that are delivered on-strategy, on-time and on-budget.
    • Superlative written and verbal skills as well as strong presentation skills.
    • BA/BS +8 yrs experience with previous account management or project management experience at a design firm, ad agency, or in-house marketing communications or creative services department.
About Minted
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.

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