Associate Creative Director (Virtual & Augmented Reality)

TITAN1STUDIOS seeks an Associate Creative Director to drive artistic and creative vision in our VR/AR/MR Studio and contribute to the successful delivery of TITAN1STUDIOS’ array of in-house intellectual property and acquired licenses to emerging new media platforms and experiences.

The Associate Creative Director will support TITAN1STUDIOS’ creative and pitch process for key accounts, providing inspiration, empowerment, thought leadership and guidance to internal creative teams and partner studios.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to various artistic and creative styles and will be responsible for the development and delivery of creative pitches, treatments, pre-visualization, scripts, storyboards, motion or design tests, shoot planning, art direction, live-action and/or technical direction.

Working with the Executive Producer, the ACD will help oversee and provide leadership and guidance to a team of designers, producers, art directors and various other members of the creative team. The ability to provide a network of trusted freelancers and contractors would be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate has a background in virtual reality, augmented reality, games, design, film, television or advertising and has a portfolio showing ideation, strong brand knowledge and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Solve complex creative problems and turn them into innovative VR ideas.
  • Drive the creative process and empower everyone around you by providing focused and inspiring creative leadership.
  • Maintain an acute aesthetic awareness of global design, media and marketing trends.
  • Create top-tier treatment materials and creative concepts, ideation and lead pitches.
  • Responsible for upholding values and beliefs of creative excellence, problem-solving, creative strategy, craft and innovation within the virtual reality division.
  • Partners effectively with both internal teams and clients to ensure delivery of on-brief, on-time, top-quality projects.
  • A master of communication - written, oral, visual and presentation.
  • Be hands-on wherever needed or relevant in the creative process.
  • Has the ability to inspire great creative, and successfully sell it to clients.
  • Creates and supervises competitive and breakthrough design strategies and plans.
  • Is aware of and able to implement the latest virtual reality and wider entertainment/advertising industry directions across all pitches and projects.
  • Has an acute understanding and passion for new and future-forward design and technology trends.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Fosters imagination, collaboration, passion and leadership.
  • Acts as an inspirational leader for clients, artist, programming and production teams.
  • Interacts in a positive, professional, and motivating manner.
  • Ability to translate from idea to action and drive a team to successful execution.
  • A passion for exploring new and innovative ways of interactive storytelling and pushing the boundaries.
  • Fosters and maintains strong client and vendor relationships.
  • Partners with other senior Creative team members to ensure quality, profitability, and client satisfaction
  • Fosters growth and development amoung Creative team members.
  • Solid understanding of VR tools, and the production process.
  • Qualified candidates must have an Undergraduate or Masters Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, Media or equivalent education/experience.
  • At least 4 years of broad creative and leadership experience with cross-discipline teams.
  • Proven world-class design, brand and client experience.

WHAT WE OFFER

Compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications, and may include performance bonus, stock options, international travel, and professional development opportunities.

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM ET (GMT-5) on Friday, December 8th, 2016.

We thank all individuals who apply for the position, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ABOUT TITAN1STUDIOS

TITAN1STUDIOS is a leading Canadian graphic publishing, branded content, and new mediaproduction house based in Toronto, Canada. Our portfolio of work includes projects in digital, print, TV, radio and emerging new media such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality content.

For more information on TITAN1STUDIOS, please visit our website at titan1studios.com.

Job Type: Contract

Job Location: Toronto, ON

Required education: Bachelor's

Required experience: Graphic Design: 4 years, Copywriting & Art Direction: 4 years, Creative Director: 4 years

Senior Game Producer (Virtual & Augmented Reality)

TITAN1STUDIOS seeks an experienced and detail-oriented Senior Game Producer that will contribute to the successful delivery of an array of in-house intellectual property and acquired licenses to emerging new media platforms such as VR/AR gaming and experiences.

The ideal candidate will work closely with members of TITAN1STUDIOS’ Production, Story, Licensing, Home Entertainment, Marketing & Publicity teams to deliver expert leadership for gaming production and provide support across all new media properties and platforms.

The Senior Game Producer will report to the Managing Director of TITAN1STUDIOS.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own end-to-end production of development projects and support partner relationships
  • Lead recruiting and hiring processes for design and development teams
  • Manage all milestones and deliverables ensuring they are on time and at a high quality
  • Gather and provide both design and development feedback to developers and content partners
  • Contribute to TITAN1STUDIOS’ overall content strategy

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ years in game development, preferably with both internal and external development teams
  • Experience shipping products (please include portfolio of completed titles) and/or ushering clients through product and platform launches
  • Experience partnering with and managing outside vendors
  • Mobile game experience, specifically understanding customer preferences, engagement, and retention, is a plus
  • Solid professional network and track record in interactive entertainment
  • Conceptualize interesting and achievable VR interactions suited to our brand and our team
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up, juggling projects and developers
  • If applying from outside of Canada, the successful applicant must satisfy all Canadian residency and visa requirements to reside and work in Canada.

WHAT WE OFFER

Compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications, and may include performance bonus, stock options, international travel, and professional development opportunities.

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM ET (GMT-5) on Friday, December 15th, 2016.

We thank all individuals who apply for the position, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ABOUT TITAN1STUDIOS

TITAN1STUDIOS is a leading Canadian graphic publishing, branded content, and new media production house based in Toronto, Canada. Our portfolio of work includes projects in digital, print, TV, radio and emerging new media such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality content.

For more information on TITAN1STUDIOS, please visit our website at titan1studios.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor's

Required experience: Video Game Production: 6 years

Senior Media Sales Consultant (Print & Experience)

TITAN1STUDIOS seeks an experienced, highly competitive and detail-oriented Senior Media Sales Consultant that will contribute to the success of integrated media sales across TITAN1STUDIOS’ array of in-house intellectual property and acquired licenses by maximizing advertising revenue streams with existing and new clients.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for developing and maintaining relationships with both client and agencies partners and work closely with members of TITAN1STUDIOS Production, Story, Licensing, Home Entertainment, Marketing & Publicity teams to provide sales direction and support across all media properties. The Senior Media Sales Consultant will report to the Managing Director of TITAN1STUDIOS.

The scope of work includes selling brand partnerships through advertising media, sponsorships, and experiential activations for TITAN1STUDIOS’ growing slate of entertainment properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Seek and develop strong relationships with new brand partners to position TITAN1STUDIOS’ progressive advertising solutions using the right mix of digital, print and experiential media.
  • Achieve and exceed planned annual revenue targets, pre-determined KPI levels and superior customer satisfaction levels.
  • Through a consultative approach, present and close strategic proposals which identify explicit need, audience and measurement of success.
  • Understand the customer’s needs and the audience they are trying to reach and provide the ROI that customer requires to become a true partner in our business.
  • Educate clients on audience-based approach to drive results for our advertiser’s by reaching the most relevant audience at scale.
  • Understand audience database and how to use the data to build a consultative, multi-platform sales approach.
  • Provide accurate revenue projections (forecasts) on a regular basis and in a timely fashion.
  • Stay current with emerging advertising trends in order to provide the best solutions to customers.
  • Solicit and develop new business accounts to add to the portfolio.
  • Generate and maintain advertising revenues through current customers.
  • Meet budgets, sales goals and schedule deadlines.
  • Handle all rate, deadline, advertising and telephone inquiries.
  • Consistently deliver excellent customer service.
  • Cover sales territories and special projects as required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advertising enthusiast, online and in print.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Post-secondary education in advertising/ marketing/sales or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft 0ffice, PowerPoint).
  • Understanding of SEM, SEO, Display, Website development.
  • Strong prospecting skills.
  • Strong negotiating and account planning skills.
  • Well organized with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to utilize market research and other data in creating presentations.
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment.

WHAT WE OFFER

Compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications, and may include performance bonus, stock options, international travel, and professional development opportunities.

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, December 15th, 2016.

We thank all individuals who apply for the position, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ABOUT TITAN1STUDIOS

TITAN1STUDIOS is a leading Canadian graphic publishing, branded content, and new media production house based in Toronto, Canada. Our portfolio of work includes projects in digital, print, TV, radio and emerging new media such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality content.

For more information on TITAN1STUDIOS, please visit our website at titan1studios.com.

Job Type: Contract

Job Location: Toronto, ON

Required education: Bachelor's

Required experience:

Sales: 5 years +

Required language: English