Creative Producer



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada · San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

The Creative Producer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining operating systems across the Brand team, including content, design, community, and product marketing. Your systems thinking will enable the team to prioritize, collaborate, and execute on marketing work to captivate new and existing users. You will be a key leader in defining and ensuring creative quality. You will manage agency partner relationships that expand our reach and our creative thinking. You will be critical to scaling a distinctive brand that distinguishes Descript’s position in the chaotic landscape of AI-enabled creative tools.

What You’ll Do

  • Create systems: Create methods for defining initiative-level strategy and committed deliverables. Define the process by which initiatives go from planning, through asset execution, and on to measurement and retrospection.
  • Deliver continuous process improvement: Identify ongoing opportunities to improve the brand team’s efficiency, and the ease with which their work’s impact can be communicated.
  • Ensure quality of craft: Help the team define, document, and maintain the highest standards of craft, inspiring the team to continuously improve.
  • Manage partnerships: Source, evaluate, and be the end-to-end relationship manager with creative and production partners—both with agencies of record, and limited engagements for high-visibility productions.
  • Build relationships: Foster strong, collaborative relationships with creative and cross-functional teams.
  • Partner with the Head of Brand: Work closely with the Head of Brand to continuously strengthen team throughput, engagement, and joy.

What You Bring

  • Experience: 7+ years as a Creative Producer, ideally in a start up and/or SaaS setting.
  • Organizational skills: Exceptional organizational skills and clear, effective communication.
  • Multitasking ability: Comfort working on multiple projects simultaneously, with the ability to drive and prioritize as needed.
  • Pragmatism: Knowing when to find a workable solution, versus the perfect one.
  • Creative credibility: Being able to speak the language of creatives, earn their trust, and guide their work.
  • Ownership and initiative: Willingness to take ownership and make progress in the face of ambiguity and dynamism.
  • Adaptability: Thrive in a fast paced environment, adapting to the needs of different projects, teams, and systems.
  • Strategic thinking: Develop realistic short-term and long-term solutions that align with Descript’s goals.

The base salary range for this role is $117,000 - $165,000/year. Final offer amounts will carefully consider multiple factors, including prior experience, expertise, location, and may vary from the amount above.

About Descript

Descript is building a simple, intuitive, fully-powered editing tool for video and audio — an editing tool built for the age of AI. We are a team of 140 — with a proven CEO and the backing of some of the world's greatest investors (OpenAI, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, Spark Capital).

Descript is the special company that's in possession of both product market fit and the raw materials (passionate user community, great product, large market) for growth, but is still early enough that each new employee has a measurable influence on the direction of the company.

Benefits include a generous healthcare package, catered lunches, and flexible vacation time. We currently have offices in San Francisco and Montreal, and are open to folks working remotely between PT and ET time zones. Whether you love WFH or can’t wait to get back to being in person, we're interested in offering an environment that works for you.

Descript is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We believe in actively building a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions to better allow our employees, products, and community to thrive.