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Posted Jan 04
Lustre Studios

Creative Director

Seattle, WA, United States Full Time

Lustre Creative Director

Lustre Studios is an award-winning, tight-knit team of writers, directors, producers, editors, designers, motion graphic & 3D artists who make engaging visual content for top-tier national brands. We are a full-service creative services company located in the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle that specializes in live-action, VFX and motion graphics. Lustre is small, but versatile, and our creative agility gives us a leg up in this increasingly competitive industry.

As Lustre’s CD, you’ll lead and bring out the best in a team of designers, motion graphic artists, 3D artists and editors. You have 5+ years of experience as a client-facing creative lead and have a proven track record of creating, writing, designing and selling through ideas that win business and attract industry acclaim. You’re calm under pressure and can wear multiple hats, juggle projects and excel in a fast-paced, creative environment. You are extremely detail oriented and willing to push your team with their creative solutions. You possess strong communication skills and are a motivator for your team. You can sell your ideas to clients because you create work that is innovative and visually stunning and you are a seasoned, skillful presenter.

Key Duties

  • Hold the work coming out of Lustre Studios to the highest of quality standards.
  • Direct, lead and mentor the design, motion graphics, 3D artist, editorial team.
  • Create and present concepts, boards, style frames and written treatments to clients.
  • Lead client creative reviews and serve as the client-facing creative lead on studio projects.
  • Ideally interested to direct live action and VFX shoots.
  • Work side-by-side with the Executive Producer in growing the studio and identifying new opportunities to strengthen business relationships with existing and new clients.
  • Identify areas where resources are needed and screen potential hires for the creative team.

Skill Set

  • 5+ years of experience as a client-facing creative lead for video projects. Knowledge of digital mediums and creative versatility is crucial.
  • Creative chops to create content of varying length and purpose that is visually arresting, engaging and entertaining.
  • Infuse modern forms of visual and data-driven storytelling into our client’s content, e.g. unforgettable infographics, data visualizations, unique typography, virtual reality and more.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with multiple teams in multiple disciplines.
  • Superb working knowledge of relevant software, e.g. Creative Suite, 3D, compositing tools, etc.
  • Research, recommend and implement processes, tools and techniques that support a vibrant creative culture and environment.

We are looking for candidates who ideally will fit all of these requirements. Salary and benefits will be commensurate upon experience. Lustre will also discuss a relocation package if necessary.

Please contact Karri McGough at karri@lustrestudios.com with your resume and link to appropriate work. Thanks so much and looking forward to hearing from you!

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