Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.

Creative Director at Group Nine Media

Thrillist is looking for a Creative Director to oversee and push forward our entire visual language across everything we do: video on all platforms, our website, our thriving email product, social platforms, informational materials, and more. The ideal candidate has a deep digital background; a consuming love of food & drink, travel, and entertainment; and an undying commitment to making things look absolutely fantastic -- for the right reasons.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire a creative team made up of illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, motion graphics talent, and more
  • Conduct an evaluation of the overall Thrillist brand and our current visual approach, and develop a plan to take it to the next level
  • Tightly manage assignments and deadlines for all creative staff members based on editorial output
  • Re-conceptualize our video graphics packages and how they present our brand to the world
  • Determine how to tie together major editorial packages that include video, written stories, social, email, and Thrillist.com, and make them feel like a truly cohesive unit
  • Recruit top talent while leading all talent searches within the creative group
  • Be wholly responsible for the creative team budget

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years leading a creative team at a video-heavy digital publisher
  • Know how to style video and photo sets, and create the right overall tone and feel for the project
  • Proficient in After Effects, Premier Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, PowerPoint, etc.

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.

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