FTC Creative

  • London  
    perm, temp, temp to perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Discovery Communications  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    4 February 2020  
    Posted on
    6 January 2020  

Position Summary:

Discovery Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment, reaching three billion cumulative subscribers, and with a corporate mission to power the passions that make us human. In the UK, Discovery operates a portfolio of Pay brands (Discovery, TLC, Eurosport, Animal Planet); a substantial free-to-air network (Quest, Quest Red, DMAX, Food Network, Really & HGTV); and a growing suite of direct to consumer digital products (dplay, Motor Trend), across broadcast, digital and social platforms.

Discovery Creative London (DCL) is Discovery Inc’s multi award-winning in-house creative agency. We are a hugely ambitious team, driven by a desire to compete with the very best work that that the wider creative community has to offer - including brand identities; multi-platform marketing campaigns; and a wide range of creative output for trade, digital and commercial partnerships.
 

Responsibilities:

The Creative is a key role within the DCL team. You’ll be responsible for concepting, developing, pitching and executing innovative creative solutions for all of our programmes and channels, across a wide range of media including TV, digital, print and beyond. We’re looking for a highly-experienced, award-winning creative with a proven track in the creative industry. Someone who is bursting with fresh thinking, and a real passion for big ideas.

You know what is current and exciting in the worlds of advertising and design. You have a deep knowledge of and love for culture in general and television in particular. Armed with extensive experience of the broadcast environment, you’re a team player whose enthusiasm and passion for what you do will bring out the very best in those around you.
 

Requirements:

Key Requirements:

  • This role requires someone with considerable creative flair.
  • A 360º thinker - able to work across all media with ease.
  • Driven by the highest standards of creative excellence.
  • Experience of working as a creative in a fast-moving agency environment.
  • Demonstrable track record of award-winning creative work.
  • Ability to interrogate and interpret marketing and creative briefs.
  • Ability to deliver original and effective creative solutions, on time and on-budget.
  • Fearless and determined - able to keep calm in a pressurised creative environment.
  • Humble and resilient - able to take feedback in your stride.
  • Flexible and quick-thinking – able to juggle priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Eloquent and persuasive - able to pitch ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Natural collaborator and strong team player - willingness to be proactive and get stuck in!
  • Hungry to progress further within an award-winning creative team.
     

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to self-op at off-line level (Avid).
  • In-depth knowledge of all production and post-production processes.
  • Experience of directing live action and talent.
  • Excellent eye for design, motion graphics and typography.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent research, visual and copywriting skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other creatives and producers.
  • Understanding of research data and relevant target audiences.
  • Awareness and knowledge of current trends in the UK and global media.

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