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Studio Art Director, Video - New Media Studios

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 112886 

HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

 

Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams.

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes. Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

 

ABOUT US:

We come from diverse backgrounds, with unique perspectives and skills, but we share the same belief that caring for others can change the world. We draw on our own experience, combining our strengths and honoring our differences, to show up with empathy and vulnerability, and to stand up for honest and authenticity. We know that the world is changing, that we learn by listening and grow by risking, and that to create a more caring world we must be brave enough to change with it. We don't just make things. We are here to make life more meaningful, and most importantly to help people feel seen and understood. We are Creative & Product Development, one team united to invent Hallmark's future.

 

Hallmark’s New Media Studio is a highly collaborative and fast-paced team that is responsible for delivering compelling and on-strategy photography, video, & sound for Hallmark. With visual and audio storytelling at its core, the studio drives to connect consumers to the full extent of Hallmark's portfolio through marketing, merchandising, advertising, and product development. The New Media Studio is one of the largest in-house studios in the country, with more than 50 photographers, cinematographers, directors, editors, sound engineers, stylists, producers, and support staff.

 

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

The Studio Art Director - New Media Studio leads and develops a team of creative talent who are responsible for video production that supports Hallmark’s wholesale and retail businesses. In this position, you will be expected to perform in a collaborative environment and consistently produce high-quality, world-class media productions.

 

Working with production teams, account leaders and business partners, you will be required to use your professional experience and technical knowledge to offer creative solutions to meet the needs of Hallmark’s global business. In addition, you will be expected to execute projects within the defined timelines and budgets. Projects will range from internal communications to consumer facing branding and marketing content for both broadcast and social. The Studio Art Director will identify and apply innovative and creative approaches to continually elevate video and media production work at Hallmark.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of professional work experience
  • Minimum 5 years video directing and/or video production
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and AfterEffects

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in film/video production, media arts or communication.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates/showcases:
    • Work in which the applicant was the director or was directly responsible for the visuals and structure of the project
    • Your specific point of view and style
    • A breadth and variety of work samples
  • Strong interpersonal skills--able to work effectively with diverse internal and external partners
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills—able to effectively communicate
  • Thrives in a consistently busy and changing environment
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong visual storytelling skills and good sense of timing
  • Be able to visualize and direct full scale productions
  • Experience with studio and location video production

 

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

 

A portfolio is required. You must submit an uploaded portfolio to be considered for this position. Your portfolio must include a short demo reel of your video production and directing experience (in .mov format which exceeds no more than 10MB in total file size). In addition, you may include a link/links to your online portfolio/video production and editing work, in addition to your uploaded portfolio. Applicants who submit only a website link cannot be considered.

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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