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Job Opening: Sr. Director of Creative Services


Position: Sr. Director of Creative Services
Company: ViaSat
Location: San Diego CA US

Who is Viasat?

Viasat is the global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate.

Today, we’re a global team of fearless innovators finding better ways to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea.

Viasat is a growing, global company — more than 4,500 strong across 26 offices — all with a focus to bring really great service to all. We have a history of delivering results built on bold promises — to our customers, partners, and shareholders.

We think big, we act intelligently, and we’re not done…we’re just beginning.

What we need

We are looking for an experienced leader for our creative and brand team who will shape our visual and verbal communications to customers and partners throughout the world. An inspiring, aspirational brand ambassador who will lead, guide, mentor a team of 30+ designers, writers, videographers, content strategists, project managers to support sales for our various business groups and grow awareness of the new Viasat brand. A visionary who will build the creative services and brand team to support business in over eighty countries worldwide.

What you’ll do

Drive the direction and development of Viasat’s in-house creative design strategy and execution, and be the main creative voice and champion of the Viasat brand

Lead, inspire, and supervise a team of 30+ designers, project managers, writers, and marketers throughout the creative process while managing workflow efficiently

Strategy creation and execution of a plan to grow awareness of the Viasat brand globally

Unlock the potential of the brand through inspiring internal teams with the brand vision

Partner and provide support to drive internal brand awareness success

Leverage all available communication channels, both paid and earned, to deliver the brand message

Partner with external agencies and third-party resources to help develop and execute the Viasat brand to the highest-level

Develop original content for a variety of marketing touchpoints

Set expectations and standards for creative team and brand team attitude, behavior, teamwork and professional development.

Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of creative group policies, objectives and short- and long-term planning.

What you need

10+ years’ experience leading and developing a global creative design team, either at an advertising/marketing agency or in-house at a medium to large company .

5+ years’ experience with building a global brand

Creative invention and innovation with the ability to articulate big and breakthrough ideas through a combination of mediums such as TV, radio, digital, print, events, etc.

Proven success in project management and execution across relevant mediums

Knowledge of brand strategy and production

Knowledge of current social media trends

Knowledge of digital video/television production

Ability to lead projects from concept to completion

Experience partnering with art directors and other creatives

Excellent communication (written and verbal) as well as confident presentation skills.

A love for ambiguity and the desire to always find a better way.

MBA/MA preferred- BA/BS in Marketing or similar required.




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