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Creative Director, Entertainment - Sky Creative

  • Sky
  • Osterley, Isleworth TW7, UK
  • 23/05/2024
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

The Creative Director - Entertainment will drive the creative vision for campaigns and key art across Sky's biggest entertainment shows. This role is all about collaboration—working alongside teams from Sky Studios, Marketing, Commissioning, and PR to create buzz-worthy campaigns that boost viewer engagement and amplify our brand. 

 

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Build iconic show brands that make Sky Originals famous worldwide. 

  • Ensure creative excellence across all communication channels. 

  • Lead and inspire teams of creatives and designers. 

  • Communicate effectively, think big, and bring others along for the ride. 

  • Showcase work to stakeholders, collaborators and partners. 

  • Take charge of the full creative journey, from ideation and production to shoots and post-production. 

  • Support the Group Creative Director of Entertainment and Sky Creative's senior leadership team.  

  • Perform highly against a set of agreed business and personal objectives. 

 

What you’ll bring: 

 

  • A solid, proven background as a Creative Director. 

  • A portfolio filled with compelling work that highlights your creativity and execution skills. 

  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and developing teams. 

  • Strong strategic and conceptual thinking abilities. 

  • Sharp art direction skills with an emphasis on exceptional execution and attention to detail. 

  • Excellent presentation skills, capable of winning the room and engaging senior audiences. 

  • Ability to take feedback in a positive, pragmatic way. 

  • High motivation and a genuine enthusiasm for TV. 

  • Experience in building brands for TV or film is preferred 

Team Overview

Sky Creative is Sky’s European Brand and Creative hub providing Brand Strategy, Brand Design, Advertising, Promotions, Broadcast Creative and Digital Design for multiple partners across our European Markets.

From rebranding Sky Sports to designing key art and creating large-scale ATL campaigns for Sky’s commissions and original productions, we are uniquely placed to offer our people a huge range of exciting and diverse opportunities.

We believe that an in-house agency is the best of both worlds. A great portfolio of work with unrivalled proximity to our clients, programme makers and commissioners alike. We are passionate about what we do and share first-hand in the success of the brands, shows and content we help create, promote and market.

We’re committed to delivering brilliant creative, made by people that love what they do.

The rewards:

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate

  • A generous pension package

  • Private healthcare

  • Discounted mobile and broadband

  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you'll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Where you’ll work:

Osterley

Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Inclusion:

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

We are a Disability Confident Accredited Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.