Ideas United is a creative studio built on the power of storytelling. Our progressive model allows our team to take an unconventional approach – by finding and fostering emerging talent, we have built a global talent network of 3,500 storytellers working alongside over 50 in-house creatives. We shape experiences, rethink conventions, and speak to new audiences across four key categories: students, brands, universities & nonprofits, and originals. We focus on producing authentic, story-driven content to create for a better future. We are a group of people working to lift voices and create change for the underrepresented, the emerging and the lifelong storytellers.
We are a team of people with diverse backgrounds, different perspectives, and unique interests. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability have equal opportunities to thrive, collaborate and create.
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About Our Work and Our Partners
Since we were founded by four students nearly two decades ago, we’ve been on quite the adventure. We now get to work with many of the leading brands, universities, nonprofits, and original content platforms. Our partners include Disney (with a focus on Women in Film as well as Disney+), Apple, the PGA of America (all of their marketing including growing the game), Goldman Sachs (rewriting the script on representation in film by partnering to create a platform for BIPOC filmmakers and stories), Smithsonian Institution, WarnerMedia (including a development deal with HBOMax), Sony Pictures Television (with our Rising Storyteller Search in partnership with Gemstone Studios around female-led narratives), Everytown for Gun Safety, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Defenders of Wildlife, Southern Center for Human Rights, Woodruff Arts Center (sharing their impact throughout education and racial justice), Cartoon Network, NCAA, Panasonic, The Carter Center (Inform Women, Transform Lives campaign), CURE Childhood Cancer, Emory University, Pixar (“What Sparks Your Soul” Challenge), and many more.
We are searching for a Vice President, Creative & Production to join the executive leadership team of iU to help drive our overall strategy, vision and execution as we strive for a better future. This position is a phenomenal opportunity to provide vision and direction around the delivery of our creative work. The ideal candidate thrives in a very fast-paced, constantly evolving environment. Our C&P team is remote through the first half of 2020, and will be based in our new Grant Park headquarters later in 2021 with continued flexibility.
The VP, Creative & Production pushes the creative limits of iU by helping lead our commitment to experimentation with art, technology and entertainment. This person is innately curious and dedicated to seeking new ways to push our creatives to create new opportunities with our partners, and finding unique ways to forge new collaborations. To be successful in this role, you’ll have experience leading large creative teams and have taken high-performing teams from pitches to project execution.
The VP, Creative & Production puts purpose alongside profits, and leads the strategy, workflow, and development of each team in the C&P division. C&P is full of talented individuals with a broad range of skills. The VP sets the leadership standard for the rest of the team to follow. This person will have extensive knowledge and experience with the creative process, design thinking, art direction, project management, video production and post-production. With this knowledge, the VP can anticipate challenges within the department, identify solutions, and push the team to grow and develop.
What you'll do: Team Leadership
What you'll do: People Development
All offers of employment at Ideas United are contingent upon clear results of a background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.