Lonelyleap is a collaborative, transatlantic team of strategists, directors, cinematographers, designers, and producers. Our films are based on human truths. They communicate at a deep level: stimulating intelligence, feeding curiosity and inspiring action.

We now have an opportunity for a talented Senior Creative/Director to join our team in a full-time role in our office in Dumbo, Brooklyn.

Responsible for maintaining Lonelyleap’s standards of creative excellence with at least 6+ years experience in the industry with a solid creative and production background.

The suitable candidate will have passion and enthusiasm alongside proven experience in documentary and/or commercial production. You must be an excellent storyteller with strong narrative skills.

Role:

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about storytelling. Someone that believes in collaboration with clients and the Lonelyleap team to create great work but also have the confidence and ability to stand on your own feet and lead a project from inception through to delivery.

Our clients are as vast and varied as is our team, so we need someone who is both flexible with their ideas and able to conceptualise and execute ideas for broadcast, commercial, corporate, documentary, animation and digital work.

Responsibilities:
• Develop creative treatments and design concepts from client briefs
• Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals
• Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs
• Manage multiple film projects from concept through to completion
• Directing films, from initial ideas to attending shoots and overseeing post- production and delivery
• Bringing creative direction to projects at various stages of production, as required by the business, to help support the quality of our output and support team members
• Establish creative direction for the entire line of deliverables (integrating films,
motion graphics, web design)
• Provide quality control over concepts and projects
Essential Knowledge & Experience:
Proven experience in:
• Documentary and/or commercial film production.
• Scripting writing, creative copywriting and concept development.
• Directing shoots – with strong interview skills, creating shots list and liaising with crew
to ensure the creative vision is realised.
• Ideally be a self-shooting Director.
• Liaising with external clients.
• Ability to lead projects from concept to completion
• Co-ordinating a team of people

Skills:
• Ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers
• Excellent communicator
• Flexible and organised
• Detail oriented
• Mac savvy
• Experience with Abode Creative Suite design software such as InDesign, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator is desirable but not essential

To apply please email the following to recruitment@lonelyleap.com and label your email subject as "Creative - New York".

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