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Creative Director

Company Overview

Guy Bauer is a commercial video production company located in Chicago, IL.  We specialize in authentic storytelling that makes our clients' businesses grow.  

Job Summary

If you're creative and love making amazing stuff, we need you!  We need a Creative Director who's ready to work hard - this isn't a gig for those looking to "settle down."  We're a hyper growth company (600% over the past 3 years) so you'll need to be a wizard at time management as well.  The ideal candidate loves breaking the rules and convincing others to go along with them.  We specialize in commercial (corporate) video so you'll need to be able to understand sometimes complicated businesses and still make creative work that's relatable.  If this sounds like you, please apply!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading new business calls/meetings
  • Figuring out our clients' businesses and goals
  • Leading a creative team to pitch ideas based on those goals/needs
  • Directing productions on-set
  • Supervising your plate of projects from beginning to end - keeping an eye on the project's goals and overall quality throughout
  • Copywriting
  • Working with editors and animators to see a project through post-production

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • The ability to empathize with clients
  • The ability to solve problems
  • Relevant job experience in a creative firm/production company

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance.  We pay 50% of the premiums
  • 401(k) plan with 4% company match (vests immediately)
  • "Freedom and Responsibility" (ie. unlimited time off)
  • Opportunity to earn up to 20% of your salary in bonus every year
  • Commuter benefits card
  • $1,400 learning stipend every year
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