10 hours
2017-11-212017-12-20

Creative Director, Live Entertainment

Universal City, CA
  • Job Code
    37393BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Creative Director, Live Entertainment

Jobid 23768-388545

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37393BR

**Job Title** Creative Director, Live Entertainment

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** Film Brand Development

**Posting Category** Marketing

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

**Role Summary:**

Universal Brand Development is the business segment of NBCUniversal that extends the NBCU properties to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home decor and books to interactive games, food and beverages, stationery, and electronics.

The Director Creative Worldwide Live Entertainment is responsible for overseeing creative development and execution of live entertainment which entertainment. This position will work closely with franchise teams, film groups, creative, and others as needed to ensure that all entertainment that is created is on brand, stays true to the stories and represents NBC Universal, Illumination and DreamWorks properties to the highest standards. The Director will also be responsible for working closely with licensees in development, approval and execution of creative concepts for initial launch as well as ongoing review and maintenance. The director will work in close collaboration with Director of Touring and Director of Location Based Entertainment

**Essential Responsibilities:**



+ Director will manage all incoming creative concepts from licensees and partners, collaborating with all internal departments including film makers, franchise, creative and others as needed to ensure consistency, brand alignment and character appropriateness.

+ Director will partner with project specific creative consultants for show content ensuring differentiation across live entertainment franchise initiatives

+ Responsible for leading ideation for new ideas for live entertainment with specific focus on retail entertainment initiatives

+ Responsible for ensuring that licensees have most up to date style guides, film reference and brand information for execution of creative on shows and exhibitions.

+ Oversee character voice needs for entertainment and exhibitions, partnering with internal divisions to make sure all final products accurately represent the properties.

+ Responsible for ongoing show checks to ensure that quality standards and creative executions are maintained.

+ Responsible for ensuring that internal stakeholders have reviews of show creative at appropriate times to be able to have input and ultimately approval.

+ Partner with international offices to ensure entertainment has incorporated any localization and customization.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's degree

+ 8+ years of Creative Entertainment experience required.

+ 3+ years minimum Managerial experience of a team required, with demonstrated supervisory ability

+ Ability to multi task and deliver on multiple projects, meet tight deadlines and be decisive under pressure.

+ In depth knowledge of current trends in live entertainment

+ Excellent understanding of brand and property positioning, licensing, and partner management

+ Exceptional influence skills

+ Excellent relationship skillsEligibility Requirements:

+ Willing and able to travel extensively, sometime with short notice, domestically and internationally.

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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