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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 Films, Series, and Games to Experiential, Digital/Social, Multicultural, Virtual Events 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 strive to solve your biggest creative problems and won’t stop until we get it right.

Our Services

  • Strategy
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Social Platform Strategy
  • Upfronts & Newfronts
  • Editorial
  • Trailers & Spots
  • Brand Sizzles
  • Content
  • Featurettes
  • Copywriting
  • Music Composition
  • Social + Digital
  • Social Listening
  • Community Management
  • Calendar Development
  • Original Content
  • Influencer Outreach
  • Live Social Events
  • Design
  • Main Titles
  • Key Art
  • Brand Identity
  • Promo Packages
  • Story-Board
  • Animation & VFX
  • Original Content
  • Live Action Shoots
  • Still Photography Shoots
  • Remote Production
  • Virtual Events
  • Real-time Previsualization
  • Stage and Production Planning
  • Information Architecture & Speech Writing
  • Real-time Editorial & Design
  • Experiential
  • VR / AR Development
  • OOH
  • Marketing & Strategy
  • Game Art & Engineering Assistance
  • 16x9 and 360 Gameplay Capture
  • Convert VFX Assets to Real-Time Assets
  • Finishing
  • 4K & HDR Picture
  • Color Grading
  • Sound Mixing

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.

 

 

Zoe Chau

VP, Creative Director

Mark Dacey

VP, Executive Creative Director

Callie de Quevedo

SVP, Head of Integrated Marketing

Molly Levine

Creative Director

Oyd Craddock

Creative Director, Digital & Social

Dan Pfister

EVP, Head of Games

Andy Dadekian

Head of Editorial

Dee Dee Cecil

Head Writer

Mike Sausa

Executive Creative Director, Integrated Design

Tom Ham

Director of Business Development, Games

Melissa Bramlett

Head of Finishing

Danny Harper

Director of Strategy

Margaret Hinch

HR Director

Heather Kreamer

Head of Music

J Roen

Director of Technology

Mili Rosales

Graphics Producer

Amanda Carruthers

Producer

David Miller

Head of Operations

Ali McGuire

Producer

Anthony "Ant" Fallon

Jr. Producer

Natalie Vratney

Jr. Producer

Jake Black

Head of Experiential

Michael Gadd

CFO

Vijay Sodhi

VP, Associate Director - London

Suneil Beri

Managing Director - London

Jonathan Gitlin

President

David Stern

CEO

Create Better

Like most companies, Create is an ever-changing group of personalities, stories, and moving parts. Create Better is a Cultural Council of diverse employees focused on evolving our cultural competence and empowering voices throughout the company.

So how do we do it?
Better our world by improving our impact on the environment
Better our community through non-profit partnerships and events
Better our company by encouraging more diversity & inclusion
Better our people through mentorship, skills, & leadership training

Organizations we support

Charity

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.

Jobs

Finishing Coordinator

Overview:

Candidates must have previous experience at a motion picture marketing agency or post production facility and understand the offline and online processes including but not limited to HD, 2K & 4K and Social Media digital workflows, motion graphics production, color grading, tagging versions, localization, audio mixing, and technical specifications associated with creating and delivering a impeccable, final, mastered and finished product including multiple delivery sets as specified by our clients 

 Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of Finishing experience (marketing / advertising)
  • 1-2 years of experience working at a Motion Picture advertising agency
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and calmly
  • Solution-oriented in the midst of pressurized situations
  • Detail oriented 

Responsibilites:

  • The Finishing Coordinator will report to the Director of Finishing and will work closely with our in-house finishing, graphics, and creative teams as well as major studio client’s postproduction teams and out-of-house post production facilities to flawlessly deliver the highest quality final product.
  • The ideal candidate is organized, persistent, detail oriented, hard-working and can multi-task in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.  Help stay calm under heavy deadlines and expert at prioritizing work.
  • Adobe Premiere knowledge required
  • Help manage and organize finishing workflows of assistant editor, music & graphics department
  • Evaluate locked cuts and oversee preps for in-house and out-of-house finishing
  • Understand and implement MPAA, Broadcast, and specific client campaign requirements
  • Request final graphics for finish
  • Quality Control final graphics for accuracy
  • Communicate directly with various studios and out-of-house finishing teams clearly and accurately.
  • Quality Control final outputs prior to delivery
  • Deliver the highest quality product every time
  • Ensure proper billing is recorded for all projects
  • Update and maintain project information in the database
  • Support inter-departmental communication by providing up-to-date project information as needed.
  • Gather job information for Monday production meetings from producers.
  • Organize and maintain the finishing library with I/O Manager.
  • This position will require late nights and occasional weekend work 

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Senior 3D Designer

Level: Senior
Overview & Responsibilities:

The Senior 3D designer will work closely with our team to create top level industry leading motion designs for our broadcast, film and entertainment clients as well as contribute to internal creative and development projects. They will work hand in hand with designers, animators, editors, and producers in their day to day capacity. The Senior 3D Designer will specialize in design, development, and execution of 3D animations and title designs.

Under the direction of the Executive Creative Director and in collaboration with the Creative Directors, this role will be responsible for helping execute the approved creative vision. This role will also be involved with department functions such as: creation and maintenance of the production pipeline, ensuring correct deliverables and overseeing artists use of the approved workflow. This role will be responsible for interfacing directly with clients as needed, as well working with their team to ensure the highest level of creativity and techniques are being applied. This role will work with the Creative Directors and the rest of the creative team to oversee each project through to completion.

Responsibilities:

• Design cutting edge 3D title explorations for client presentations
• Act as production lead (3D animation focused) for projects, working hands on in production along with other artists
• Collaborate closely with management teams on internal and external projects
• Train new hires in department standards, workflows, and techniques
• Work closely with the Creative Directors and Art Directors to design and improve our workflow and capabilities
• Provide quality control to ensure all deliverables meet our expectations, both creatively and technically

Position Qualifications:

• 4+ years’ experience in the design, agency, or motion design field
• Prior VFX Studio experience a plus
• Advanced knowledge of software including Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D and/or Maya and/or Houdini
• Advanced knowledge of rendering engines including: Vray, Arnold, Redshift, Octane
• Advanced knowledge of animation techniques and cutting-edge software/plugins
• Advanced knowledge of technical specifications and pipeline creation
• Working knowledge of Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter, Nuke a plus
• Excellent communication, conceptual, and presentation skills
• Ability to creatively lead and direct junior and mid-level team members
• Ability to take direction and work in a collaborative team environment
• Curiosity and engagement with industry and cultural trends and developments
• Self-motivated and capable of handling multiple projects and tight deadlines
• Drive to produce top level work that meets / exceeds industry standard

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I/O Technician

Overview & Responsibilities:

Create Advertising is looking for an I/O Technician to help support our dynamic and growing company. We are looking for an experienced and capable candidate who will report to the I/O Manager and work alongside our various departments.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage data transfers of all inbound and outbound project assets
  • Ensure all inbound assets are quality checked and received as expected
  • Properly name, prepare, and organize project assets in accordance with internal protocols
  • Oversee the internal distribution of assets to our company’s departments 
  • Maintain organization of editorial project folders
  • Assist our various departments with meeting client requests
  • Strictly adhere to security protocols in accordance with MPAA Guidelines
  • Resolve technical issues in conjunction with our IT Department

Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to quickly process complex details and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Impeccable problem solving prowess
  • Must be extremely detail oriented  
  • Advanced technical knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder
  • Experience in AVID Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, and REDCINE-X PRO is a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in a Post Production environment
  • Strong technical background; capable of working with both PC and MacOS systems
  • Experience handling various types of physical media and drives
  • Understanding of the offline to online workflow
  • Experience with electronic delivery servers (Aspera, PIX, etc.)
  • Must be willing to work rotating weekend and evening shifts

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Designer/Generalist

Overview & Responsibilities: 

The Designer/Generalist will work closely with our team to create top level industry leading graphic and motion designs for our broadcast, film and entertainment clients as well as contribute to internal creative and development projects. The Designer/Generalist reports directly to the Art Directors and specified Lead (2D or 3D) on a project by project basis. They will work hand in hand with designers, animators, and producers in their day to day capacity. 

Under the direction of the Art Directors and Leads, the Designer/Generalist will be responsible for creation and execution of the project’s creative vision.  They will develop concept art, mood boards, and style frames based on direction given to them, as well as help with motion tests and further design exploration.  They will also be responsible for production work on client approved creative assignments. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Conceptualize, design and animate work for a wide variety of high-profile projects 
  • Work closely with the Art Directors to create mood boards, style frames and other relevant materials for pitches and projects 
  • Work closely with the Lead 2D/3D artists to bring approved ideas to life, while also following department workflows and standards 
  • Collaborate closely with management teams on internal and external projects
  • Contribute to brainstorming sessions and project creative meetings 

Position Qualifications: 

  • 3-4 years’ experience in the design, agency or motion design field and/or a solid demo reel, portfolio 
  • Advanced knowledge of graphic design and typography 
  • Strong storytelling skills and illustration a plus 
  • Working knowledge of software including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D and/or Maya 
  • Working knowledge of rendering engines including: Vray, Arnold, Mental Ray, Octane 
  • Working knowledge of animation techniques and cutting-edge software/plugins 
  • Excellent communication, conceptual, and presentation skills 
  • Ability to take direction and work in a collaborative team environment 
  • Curiosity and engagement with industry and cultural trends and developments 
  • Self-motivated and capable of handling multiple projects and tight deadlines 
  • Drive to produce top level work that meets / exceeds industry standards 

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Associate Creative Director (Digital)

Overview & Responsibilities: 

Create Advertising is looking for a highly creative, Rockstar Digital Associate Creative Director (ACD) who is tapped into the full breadth of the entertainment landscape and knows how to tell compelling short-form stories on digital channels and social media. We’re looking for an experienced thought and team leader; someone that can inspire their colleagues and audiences. The ideal candidate will have a natural eye for design and a drive to inspire dynamic ideas that connect with all types of entertainment categories, genres, and audiences. Working closely with both the Digital Creative Director and agency creative teams, the Digital ACD will be a significant contributor to the ideation, presentation, and production of film, series, and game-focused content for various campaigns and platforms simultaneously.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Interact with, manage & develop client relationships across films, series, and gaming.  
  • Must have knowledge of current and developing digital content platforms, and a track record in delivering successful campaigns.  
  • Stay current with social media trends, industry innovations, and the general zeitgeist online.  
  • Supervise a cross-functional team of graphic designers, copywriters, social media experts, photographers/videographers, and project managers in the strategic development of messages and campaign deliverables.  
  • Prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs, establishing and enforcing production schedules by collaborating with designers, copywriters, and production departments.  
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions with the creative team, maintaining strategic and creative thinking to develop innovative and actionable creative initiatives. 
  • Review and approve art and copy developed by the team, ensuring deliverables that effectively address marketing goals and challenges. 
  • Produce fresh, innovative work that translates complex ideas into compelling campaign content and digital experiences for visually sophisticated audiences. 
  • Present, or oversee the presentation of final concepts, and obtain approvals for deliverables.
     

Position Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of related experience with creative direction in an agency or studio.  
  • Portfolio of work featuring past campaigns and content produced.  
  • Excellent track record of creating marketing/advertising campaigns from developing vision and the message platform to overseeing production on time and on budget.  
  • Understanding and experience creating integrated content across all marketing channels from digital, social media, paid media, mobile, and the ways they intersect and amplify traditional offline media.  
  • Proven experience with concept development.  
  • Highly skilled in leading a team of creative talent.  
  • Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives.  

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Editor (Digital)

Overview & Responsibilities: 

Create Advertising is looking for an exceptional Digital Editor to join our creative team. An Editor who thrives on dreaming up new ideas, is meticulous about their craft, and can consistently deliver exciting content celebrating film, series, and gaming IP. A fearless creator with a great understanding of social media marketing, who is always looking for new and exciting ways to engage audiences. A visual storyteller armed with a social-first POV, who has a strong ability to execute original integrated content in a fast-paced environment. Ready to join our team as a strong collaborator, who can work alongside copywriters, art directors, and motion designers to consistently deliver high-quality work.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Bring compelling content ideas to life on screen with style  
  • Work in both a supervised and unsupervised capacity  
  • Take conceptual ideas from concept to finish in a variety of formats  
  • Contribute to new business pitches  
  • Edit socially optimized cut-downs of existing teasers, trailers, and TV Spots  
  • Continuously grow your social expertise —strategy, platforms, trends  
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure the creative vision is achieved  
  • Consistently bring ideas that amaze and inspire our clients and our team  
  • Be a creative leader offering  
  • Make beautiful things  
  • Consistently meet internal deadlines  
  • Follow internal policies and process  

Position Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of professional experience in entertainment social media & advertising  
  • Conceptual thinker — must understand how to build entertaining social content  
  • Great short-form storyteller —utilizing best approaches for specific platforms  
  • Ability to balance velocity and quality— working efficiently to create beautiful work  
  • Superior problem-solving skills  
  • Attention to detail i.e., format, frame, timing, and composition  
  • High taste level  
  • Experience in working with motion graphics, and animation  
  • Expert Premiere Pro skills  
  • Some sound design, audio editing/cleanup abilities  

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Sr. Creative Producer (Digital)

Overview & Responsibilities: 

Create is looking to add a highly creative Senior Digital producer to our team who is tapped into the zeitgeist and knows how to tell a short-form story on digital channels and social media. The ideal candidate will know how to create innovative, engaging campaigns and content designed to break through the clutter and disrupt social feeds. Working closely with the creative team, the Producer will craft film, series, and game-focused content for various campaigns and platforms simultaneously.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Interact with, manage & develop relationships across films, series, and gaming clients.  
  • Adept at driving campaign results from concepting through execution and delivery (pitch through production), including achievement of client trust, creative excellence, production quality, and revenue.  
  • Manage all facets of digital content projects including development, production, budgeting/scheduling, editorial supervision, including scheduling facilities, equipment, personnel, and locations.  
  • Must have knowledge of current and developing digital content platforms, social channels, and digital ad publisher specs, guidelines, and best practices.  Stay current with social media trends, industry innovations, and the general zeitgeist of the digital space.  
  • Lead both internal team and client communications with clarity, precision, and organization. 
  • Must understand all aspects of creative development including writing, graphic / GFX design, editorial and post for digital content.  
  • Must possess the character of a true compassionate leader within the teams and the projects of which you are a part; inspiring everyone to be bring their best ideas and best work to the table, proactively problem-solving and fostering an environment of collaboration and teamwork, and proactively bridging gaps when needed.  

Position Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years prior Producer experience in Digital/Social Content.  
  • Portfolio of previous campaign work and content produced. 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (or equivalent editing software). 
  • Creative vendor or studio experience preferred. 
  • Strong background in digital content and track record for delivering successful campaigns.  
  • Able to conceptualize content and think strategically and innovatively. 
  • Highly driven and energetic. 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment under tight deadlines, and with minimal supervision.  
  • Experience in copywriting, presentation creation, and strategy preferred.  
  • Experience in managing multiple projects, budgets, clients, and projects with varying deadlines. 
  • Creatively and proactively source materials, models, or other items needed for making strong and compelling content.  
  • Strong financially minded, able to review and manage P&L statements, bids, project budgets and resources 
  • Capable of problem-solving and project management within a leadership role that inspires the design team 
  • Ability to create and maintain project schedules and milestone documentation, monitoring project and individual tasks against those schedules. 

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Assistant Editor

Overview & Responsibilities:

A successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities. You will have a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, effective communication and able to exercise good judgment and initiative.

You will work closely with other AEs, under direct supervision of the Head of Post Production, ensuring that that all projects are finished, QCed, exported to spec, and delivered efficiently, accurately, and on time. This candidate should have a long-term interest in post production finishing or creative editorial for entertainment marketing.

Essential Duties:

Download, digitize, convert, organize, and manage assets.
Manage server, file structure, and project workflow.
Keep track of digital media, ensuring it is labeled, stored, media managed and archived correctly.
Prep and organize premiere projects for editors, including scene breakdowns, dialogue breakdowns, and shot pulls.
Prep, QC and send cuts to clients.
Create scripts and cue sheets for spots and trailer versions.
Overcut with online, final picture and sound.
Read and comprehend finishing memos and deliverable spec sheets, and deliver accordingly.
Complete picture/audio finishing sequence preps for spots and trailers according to final specs, troubleshooting any issues.
Request final graphics from graphics department according to finishing memo.
Import and cut in final graphics, spell check, alert graphics of any issues.
Import and cut in mix approvals for internal presentation approval or final client asset delivery.
Perform quality control on all final slates, video footage, graphics, and audiotracks.
Export and convert files to required specs.
Master approved trailer / spot per clients specs and deliver assets as directed by client delivery.

Position Qualifications:

Must be organized, diligent and extremely detail-oriented.
Must be capable of working in a fast-paced, team environment with hard deadlines.
Ability to manage time and plan according to tight deadlines.
Technologically savvy.
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Knowledge of FTP Clients.
Understanding of frame rates, timecode, aspect ratios, and resolutions.
Understanding of audio bit depth, sample rate, codecs, track layouts, and audio formats.
Knowledge of various audio specs such as Stereo Mix, 5.1 Mix, DME splits, andCALM compliant.
Knowledge of digital video codecs including ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444,h264, DNxHD, Photo JPEG and bit rates (ex: 6Mbit/s vs 100Mbit/s).
Experience with video conversion tools (Quicktime Pro, Apple Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder) and understanding of the .mov and .mp4 wrappers.
Ability to troubleshoot potential A/V digital media issues or problems- Understanding of basic editing concepts/creative editorial.

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Motion Designer

Level: Mid
Overview & Responsibilities:

The Motion Designer will work closely with our team to create top-level industry-leading graphic and motion designs for our film, gaming, and entertainment clients as well as contribute to internal creative and development projects. The Motion Designer reports directly to the Art Directors and specified Lead (2D or 3D) on a project-by-project basis. They will work with designers, animators, and producers in their day-to-day capacity.

Under the direction of the Art Directors and Leads, the Motion Designer will be responsible for the creation and execution of the project’s creative vision.  They will develop concept art, mood boards, and style frames based on the direction given to them, as well as help with motion tests and further design exploration.  They will also be responsible for production work on client-approved creative assignments.

Essential Duties:

Conceptualize, design, and animate work for a wide variety of high profile projects.
Work closely with the Art Directors to create mood boards, style frames, and other relevant materials for pitches and projects.
Work closely with the Lead 2D/3D artists to bring approved ideas to life, while also following department workflows and standards.
Collaborate closely with management teams on internal and external projects.
Contribute to brainstorming sessions and project creative meetings.

Position Qualifications:

3-4 years experience in the design, agency, or motion design field and/or a solid demo reel, portfolio.
Advanced knowledge of graphic design and typography.
Strong storytelling skills and illustration a plus.
Working knowledge of software including Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and/or Maya.
Working knowledge of rendering engines including Vray, Arnold, Redshift, Octane.
Working knowledge of animation techniques and cutting-edge software/plugins.
Excellent communication, conceptual, and presentation skills.
Ability to take direction and work in a collaborative team environment.
Curiosity and engagement with industry and cultural trends and developments.
Self-motivated and capable of handling multiple projects and tight deadlines.
Drive to produce top-level work that meets/exceeds industry standards.

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Production Assistant

Job Summary
This position requires critical thinking, problem solving, and resourcefulness with limited supervision. Extreme attention to detail is of the upmost importance. Your responsibilities will include all basic office and personnel support vital to daily operations. Flexibility and calm under pressure is a must.

Please note that we are NOT a Production House. We are an AV Post Production Entertainment Marketing Company.

Qualifications and Required Experience 
Interest in Post Production Marketing Editorial, Music, or Producing is required
Have a good sense of awareness, be proactive, and highly motivated

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