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It Matters to Create

Create is an entertainment marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles and London, with work spanning from Theatrical to Television, from Gaming to VR, from In-Theater to At-Home, to Mobile, to Digital, to Print, and everything in-between…

We are a team of marketing professionals with a love of entertainment, a dedication to the creation of compelling content, and a passion for creativity. We continually strive to break new ground, and meet clients’ needs in unique and innovative ways.

Our Services

  • Editorial
  • Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Content
  • Featurettes
  • Design
  • Title Design
  • Branding
  • Story-Board
  • Pre-visualization
  • Animation
  • VFX
  • Digital + Social
  • Social Strategy
  • Content Development
  • Community Management
  • Influencer Outreach
  • Original Content
  • FB Live Shoots
  • HTML 5 ads
  • VR + AR
  • VR / AR Development
  • Marketing & Strategy
  • Game Art & Engineering Assistance
  • 16x9 and 360 Gameplay Capture
  • Custom In-Game Capture Tools
  • Convert VFX Assets to Real-Time Assets
  • Music Composition
  • Copywriting
  • Game Capture
  • Finishing

Who’s in charge?

Everyone! But we really couldn’t do it without these folks. They understand the importance of the culture and that the work that goes out the door is a product of the spirit behind it.

 

 

David Stern

CEO

Jonathan Gitlin

President

Michael Trice

EVP, Head of Films

Josh Weber

SVP, Head of Series

Dan Pfister

SVP, Head of Games

Michael Gadd

CFO

Mark Dacey

Executive Creative Director

Danielle LaFortune

Creative Director

Eric Archer

Creative Director

Helen Cutler

Creative Director

Kim Nowak

Head of Digital & Social, Production

Jake Black

Head of VR & AR

Tom Ham

Director of Business Development, Gaming and VR

Arleen Lopez

Head of Multicultural

Dee Dee Cecil

Head Writer

David Miller

Head of Operations

Mike Sausa

Creative Director, Head of Motion GFX

Melissa Bramlett

Head of Finishing

Heather Kreamer

Head of Music

Steve Schott

Director of Technology

Margaret Hinch

HR Director

Showreels

Clients

A client’s project is our focus, but understanding their professional and personal mission, as well as the overall brand of their company, is the key to our successful collaborations.

Work at Create

Control Room Manager

OVERVIEW

This position requires critical thinking, problem solving, and resourcefulness with limited supervision. You will need the ability to quickly adapt and learn new workflows. Previous dub/machine/control room and/or assistant editor experience required. Experience directly communicating with studio and network clients is preferred.

You must have proficiency in Adobe Premiere, Adobe Media Encoder, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut 7 (marrying picture to audio, relinking media, adding/editing slates & burn ins, exporting sequences, etc) as well as knowledge of frame rates and ProRes, DNX, & H264 codecs.  In addition, experience with DaVinci Resolve, Apple Compressor, PIX, Aspera, FTP clients, Wiredrive, Box, Dropbox, Signiant, etc is required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience with Telestream Vantage – creating and managing workflows.
  • Media Asset Management systems
  • User permissions management and audit experience
  • Familiarity managing Avid NEXUS arrays
  • Download, assess, & transcode media for editoral
  • Post offline files, finishing preps, final outputs, etc to clients
  • Operate VO booth for VO/ADR & ISDN sessions
  • Maintain server access & asset management
  • Familiarity managing Avid NEXUS arrays
  • Receive, store, and log scripts & vendor hard drives
  • Coordinate team schedule
  • Innovator: someone who constantly looks for ways to improve workflow process and procedures

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Associate Producer

OVERVIEW

Assist the Senior Producers and Creative Directors– keeping them on track and organized on the project you are on with them. Know all details and anticipate needs to keep the project on track, the Producer/CD prepared and the client happy.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Must have exceptional people skills in dealing with demanding people
  • Must be proactive and detail oriented, collaborative and work well under pressure
  • Must be able to identify actionable items in meetings and run with them independently
  • Team player attitude and strong communication skills
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task – managing multiple projects at the same time seamlessly
  • Must be able to work very long hours under pressure
  • Needs to be aware and responsive to emails outside of work hours

INITIAL PROCESS

  • Script writing
  • Getting all elements necessary for start of a project – i.e. feature, existing
  • ADR/VO talent booking, reading talent, billing reads
  • Make sure graphics is going on looks/concepts for new projects
  • Work with Finishing to figure out AE support on new projects and working projects
  • Order dialogue/visual breakdowns
  • Work with AEs to put together assemblies for specific projects
  • Print out and assemble scripts to put into the vault

CREATIVE PROCESS

  • Quality control – last person to sign off before materials sent, finds any mistakes
  • Keeping track of versions and continuities
  • Track VFX shots, handle VFX strings and/or spreadsheets
  • Send trailers/spots to test, figure out specs
  • Schedule calls/fibers/script readings
  • Collect reference material
  • Request dailies on specific projects
  • Get editors started on notes and following up as requested by producer/creative director
  • Work with copywriter to manage copywriting needs
  • Work with graphics department to manage graphic needs throughout process
  • Check graphics when given to editors to confirm they are correct
  • Order latest features on projects and follow-up to make sure we receive
  • Talk to music dept. about specific directions for pulls per producer requests
  • Facilitate all other misc. client requests
  • Work on pitch decks as needed
  • Watch movies, read scripts, get caught up on reference material so as to be fully knowledgeable on the project

FINISHING PROCESS

  • Order finishing preps/unmatteds
  • Order cue sheets
  • Handle legal, finishing, graphics updates per client request(s)
  • Order overcuts, check when completed
  • Track that all requested finishing materials have been completed and sent out

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Billing editorial creation/revision and OT hours, sometimes assembling budgets and tracking revisions per creation package

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Art Director

OVERVIEW

Candidates must demonstrate an excellent knowledge of industry standard design programs for the creation of high-end motion graphic design projects from concept to finish.

The right individual is passionate about all aspects of typography and design. They should also be able to take the initiative and manage their own time within a busy agency environment where deadlines and challenges constantly evolve. It is important that the candidate has a friendly demeanor along with the ability to collaborate with others.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 2D and 3D design and animation of outstanding motion graphics for multiple Theatrical and Broadcast campaigns including trailers, main title design, graphics packages, and transitions.
  • Provide pre-production designs for pitching, including style frames, storyboards and mood boards.
  • Adaptation of campaign assets – retouching, logo and artwork preparation, illustrating, coloring, grading etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Advanced knowledge of After Effects, Maya and/or Cinema 4D and related plug-ins.
  • Strong technical knowledge of the post-production process, file formats and delivery specifications for theatrical and broadcast platforms.
  • Exceptional design, layout, and typography skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to communicate creative ideas within a collaborative environment.
  • Able to organize personal workflow so projects are easily passed between colleagues.
  • Excellent communication skills and pleasant demeanor.
  • Legal compliance around the confidential nature of the work we do.
  • MUST have minimum of 3 – 5 yrs. of Motion Graphic design and production experience.
  • MUST be able to work on location.

SKILLS THAT WOULD BE ADVANTAGEOUS

Strong working knowledge of Maya, Nuke and Deadline.

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Production Assistant

OVERVIEW

We need an extremely proactive and highly motivated individual to join our team. This is the first step on the path to an awesome career with exposure to all aspects of the creative process for worldwide theatrical, television, and gaming marketing.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Your responsibilities will include all basic office and personnel support vital to daily operations
  • Interest in post production marketing editorial, copy writing, or producing is required

Please note we are NOT a production house. We are an AV Post Production entertainment marketing company.

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Systems Administrator

OVERVIEW

This person must have proven expertise in improving productivity, delivering user satisfaction, and maintaining technology with the highest security controls. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated and proactive with an ability to communicate simply to technical and non-technical audiences alike.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Well versed in Windows server 2012 and up
  • S2D cluster administration
  • VMware administrator
  • SDI/Fiber connections to Clients
  • Network management (Cisco CLI, Meraki, Mellanox)
  • Administering fiber connected Storage Networks
  • Vantage Telestream
  • High level Adobe Premiere 2018-2019 troubleshooting
  • Building/deploying images for Mac/PC
  • Patch management
  • Render Farm experience with building/troubleshooting (Deadline)
  • Supporting the installation and troubleshooting of 3d Programs such as Maya, Cinema 4D, After Effects
  • Adhere to strong MPAA physical and digital security requirements
  • Linux servers/storage and command line

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Director of Growth, Client Partnerships

OVERVIEW

This position requires knowledge of the TV/Streaming industry landscape and of the clients within each network and streaming platform. Candidates must be extremely proactive and highly motivated to work with the various divisions to increase Create’s client partnerships within the industry and increase revenue.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and work closely with the Series team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and ability to use CRM software
  • 5+ years previous experience in a business development role
  • Experience with managing a PnL
  • Ability to leverage existing relationships into new business

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Senior Copywriter

OVERVIEW

We are looking for a conceptual and creative Sr. Copywriter to join our TV/streaming division. The right individual will be a leader who has experience and an understanding of integrated creative creation with an emphasis in original content.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Support the Creative team through conceptual ideation and copy development
  • Creation of original content concepts, brand campaign ideation and execution, and pitch decks
  • Work with a variety of creative team members to develop concepts for video, social and digital, among others
  • Ensure the creative is up to agency standard, then push it to go beyond
  • Act as a mentor for mid and junior level writers on your team

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong understanding of storytelling and copy writing
  • Mastery of standard English grammar, spelling, and style
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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Creative Director, Original Content

OVERVIEW

The right individual should be able to create and pitch integrated campaigns for our tv/streaming clients. Candidates should have a strong understanding of storytelling and copy writing and the ability to translate creative strategies into marketing campaigns intended to entertain and engage consumers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage multiple, complex projects that are global in nature under extremely tight deadlines
  • Manage creative teams, inspire great creativity and problem solve

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience in pre-production and production
  • Thorough knowledge of post-production process
  • Experience in digital content
  • Highly organized and comfortable in a complex, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize large volume of projects
  • Must be detail oriented, proactive and have the ability to follow-up often and in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Possess strong decision making skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong creative and project management skills
  • Ability to operate with significant autonomy and discretion
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

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