Director of Digital & Creative Services

The Marlin Company
Oct 12, 2016
Nov 09, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

For years The Marlin Company has been developing innovative technologies and compelling content for reaching people in the workplace. Although the world and workplace have changed dramatically over time, Marlin has consistently led the way in dynamic visual communication. In fact, Marlin currently holds multiple US patents for digital communication technology solutions designed specifically for workplace communications. Marlin's total digital signage solution also includes workplace industry-specific content intended to enhance a company's communication efforts. This content is researched and developed in-house and is an important complementary feature. The pace of change in technology and media trends, coupled with the shifting demographics in the workplace, necessitate a fresh look at how our content is defined, produced and delivered. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to have full responsibility to redefine, develop and drive a new digital strategy to elevate Marlin's content. Our team is a spirited group of talented people that enjoy making a creative and meaningful impact on what over one million people see on a daily basis. If you're a passionate hands-on person that thrives on discovering and delivering high-impact innovative solutions, the position of Director of Digital and Creative Services at The Marlin Company may be a great fit for you! Responsibilities: ?? Assess the value of all current Marlin content ?? Redefine the direction any/all new content should take ?? Conduct customer surveys ?? Review competitive content offerings ?? Assess the buyer and viewing audience ?? Incorporate current media trends and ways to engage viewers ?? Manage the content team to create and deliver all engaging content ?? Work in conjunction with Product Manager to define professional services ?? Collaborate with Software Development to deliver new types of services ?? Introduce new concepts, ideas & digital strategies for content ?? Define a strategy for content transitions and presenting plans for execution of transitions ?? Report directly to CEO Qualifications: ?? Four year college/university degree, ideally in Digital Media, Visual Communications, Digital Journalism or similar ?? 5+ years of experience in Digital Content, Media, Editing, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or similar ?? 5+ years of management/supervisory experience leading and motivating a creative team ?? Prior experience in Art Direction in a digital environment ?? Knowledge of social media and emerging media trends ?? Strong organizational skills ?? Process-driven with the ability to define & manage processes ?? Understanding of the creative process, time & resources to move projects from concept to completion ?? Ability to gather, synthesize & interpret market data ?? Proven strategic planning skills

Company Description:

The Marlin Company develops Saas-based visual communication programs for the workplace by using the latest digital signage and mobile technology. Marlin enables managers to reach employees wherever they work - in offices, on the plant floor or remotely. Designed specifically for the workplace, Marlin's patented digital signage products are known for their ease of use, robust content options and flexibility. Today, Marlin's digital products are used or viewed by over a million people daily!

The Marlin Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.