Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Creative Director, Producer, Brand Video and Photography

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

Job Description

Creative Director, Producer, Brand Video and Photography

Arizona State University

Enterprise Brand Strategy & Mgmt

Campus: Tempe



Job Description

As a Creative Director, Producer, Brand Video and Photography within ASU’s Enterprise Brand Strategy and Management unit, you will play a pivotal role in the creation and execution of compelling short form videos and advertising (15, 30, 60 second formats) and photography that aligns with the brand's established vision and objectives. Creative will be shared with our audiences in the forms of commercials, YouTube shorts and videos, event videos and social media. Photography is featured in ASU Thrive magazine, on social media and is shared with all communicators as part of ASU brand libraries. You will oversee the entire production process from concept development to final delivery, ensuring the highest quality output while managing resources, timelines and budgets effectively. 


Salary Range

Depends on experience


Close Date



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND eight (8) years of related administrative experience, which includes five (5) years of supervisory experience; OR, Twelve (12) years of related administrative experience, which includes five (5) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

·       A portfolio showcasing direction and editing of short form video (15, 30, 60 second formats), animation and photography, demonstrating creativity, technical proficiency and strategic thinking. Creative for a multi-channel campaign is required. Creative for a major brand preferred.

·       Evidence of proven track record of success in video and photography production, with at least 6 years of experience in a similar role, preferably within a creative agency or working for a major brand.

·       Evidence of leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate creative teams to achieve excellence.

·       Experience in being a creative thinker with a keen eye for detail and a passion for storytelling through visual media.

·       Evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate complex ideas clearly and persuasively.

·       Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and best practices in short form video, animation and photography production, as well as emerging technologies and platforms in the digital media landscape.

·       Evidence of flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a willingness to embrace change and drive innovation.

·       Experience in project management abilities, including the capacity to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines within budget constraints.

·       Experience in industry-standard software and tools for video editing, photography retouching, and project management (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Bridge, Wrike or other project management tool, Google Docs, etc.).


Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (70%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (15%). Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%). Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. May supervise student workers. Other duties as assigned.


Department Statement

Enterprise Brand Strategy and Management is responsible for influencing how people around the globe think and feel about Arizona State University and its ability to positively impact our world. We work to establish, protect and differentiate the ASU brand in hearts and minds by working in concert with units across the ASU public enterprise. We are brand innovators, emotional storytellers, insights-driven strategists and creative artists building a body of work that brings the ASU brand to life and scales for enterprise-wide use. We are dedicated to increasing the strength of the ASU brand by improving perceptions of excellence, raising awareness and increasing pride across all audiences.


We do this important work by staying true to our values:

·        Collaboration. We cannot and do not work in silos. We collaborate not just within the Brand team but with colleagues and teams across the ASU enterprise. Through the brand platform, brand standards and personal relationship building, we are uniters and network orchestrators.

·       Creativity. We are passionate creatives excited by the work we do. We explore things from all angles, sweat the details and seek to create work that has meaning and is authentic, original, best in class and world renowned.

·       Inclusion. Our work is made stronger by a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We genuinely care about each other’s well being and strive to create a culture in which all people feel welcomed, valued and that they belong.

·       Innovation. We reject the status quo. We are open to new ideas and embrace change not for the sake of change, but because we believe everything we do can always be done better to meet new goals, improve performance and advance the brand.

·       Knowledge. We ask lots of questions and make decisions based on data and insights. We seek to understand our audiences and the performance of our work. We are curious lifelong learners.

·       Optimism. When change comes, we see within it opportunity. We believe in the ASU Charter and in ASU’s ability to positively impact our world. We channel that optimism in our work, taking on any and every challenge with a can-do attitude.


ASU offers a total compensation package that includes valuable employee benefits, healthcare, retirement, tuition reduction program (eligible ASU Employee, their dependents and spouse), financial security, discounts, family resources and more. Explore ASU’s benefits options and degree program offerings.


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Brand Strategy and Management at ASU supports hybrid remote work schedules two days per week, subject to approvals per ASU policy.


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ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


Must be eligible to work in the US. The Enterprise Brand Strategy and Management does not sponsor visas.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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