Viacom Inc Creative Director, Attractions & Exhibits - Nickelodeon in Orlando, Florida
Overview and Responsibilities
Creative Director has overall responsibility for creative ideation of Nickelodeon Theme Parks, Lands, Attractions and Exhibits with a particular focus on guest experience.This position will provide leadership, inspiration, and creative vision for translating the Nickelodeon Brand and its various intellectual properties into successful and unique entertainment experiences.
Develop the brand stories needed to create a meaningful experience utilizing Nickelodeon’s Brand and portfolio of IP.
Project executive leadership and communicate with senior executives to convey the conceptual narrative, guest experience, and overall creative design approach.
Collaborate consistently with various internal creative groups
Pitch creative concepts
Communicate the creative vision and gain consensus
Collaborate internally on IP usage, direction, and scope
Balance Nickelodeon and partner creative priorities
Understand themed entertainment development processes, products, equipment and systems:
Ride hardware and systems
Technology and media
Understand the parameters, budget and schedule
Work with the site conditions
Research the audience
Oversee and manage the attractions and exhibits project teams
Supervise and direct creative staff
Ensure the art directors are executing the concept
Identify the production team required to execute the concept:
Relay challenges and changes as they occur
Update management at key milestones
Understand the parameters of the licensing deal as it pertains to creative development
Develop and maintain good working relationships with third party partners and licensees
Personify Nickelodeon Core Values
Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of 8 years industry experience with versatility in themed entertainment, branding, story, architecture and technology
Experience working with global brands
Previous experience in licensing/franchise partnerships
Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire both internal and external creative teams that include licensing partners, designers, writers, operators and developers
Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills, as well as listening skills
Strategic and creative thinker
Diplomacy and cross-functional collaborative skills
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast paced environment
Organized with attention for details
Deep familiarity of Nickelodeon properties is a plus
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