View all listings Creative Director - Branded Content

Complex is seeking a highly creative Creative Director to join our Branded Content team and lead all aspects of custom video, social and experiential content development. This individual is a creative visionary that will be working on our largest and most longstanding program. This is a highly visible, fast-paced role with an abundance of creative freedom. A positive attitude, go-getter mentality, and endless creative energy are all key in being successful in this role.



  • Lead all aspects of custom video content development, contributing to ideation, scripting, pre-production, production/shooting, post-production, and finishing processes.
  • Work with the Production Team to quote projects based on client budget.
  • Liaise with talent on set.
  • Showrunning and editorial content experience
  • Participate in brainstorms to develop branded video ideas that live organically within and support the larger creative initiatives behind proposals.
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales, marketing, and paid media teams.
  • Create videos that intelligently target particular KPIs, or help define KPIs and distribution strategies for clients based on general goals.
  • Research trends and cutting edge social techniques, continually bringing fresh ideas to the creative table.
  • Oversee producers to ensure the creative vision that was sold through is executed on time, on budget, on brand, and adhering to platform best practices.



  • 7+ years working in a creative/production role, with direct branded content experience.
  • Full-scale production experience, including creating scripts/treatments, providing input on shoots, and gathering/leading feedback on edits.
  • Demonstrated excellence in multiple video formats on a variety of platforms.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong background in conceptual and visual thinking.
  • Interest in music, style, skateboarding, and sports is a plus.



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