Job Details

Creative Director, FutureEverything

Company

Manchester Digital

Published

2018-06-12

Closes

 

Location

akron, Ohio, United States

Category

Management and Executive, Sales and Marketing

Type

Full-time

Description

About FutureEverything

Established in Manchester since 1995, FutureEverything are cultural facilitators at the intersection of art, design, science and digital.

Our mission is to bring positive societal change through art, design and technology. We empower citizens by increasing access to and participation in digital arts and culture. Our work is international from Singapore to Europe and Russia to Taiwan, and we have worked with prestigious and exciting partners including British Council, Ars Electronica, Sonar and CTM.

About the role

As we progress through an exciting growth period, we are looking for a dynamic, inspirational and creative leader who will be responsible for delivering clear artistic and creative direction across our work, and working with the Board to shape and evolve the core company mission and vision.

You will play a key role in scoping and developing our artist commissions and working closely with our stakeholders and funders, ranging from commercial organisations to government. You will contribute to ensuring we remain responsive and flexible to a rapidly changing funding environment, helping secure future resources and opportunities from a variety of sources and ensure our future resilience.

About you

You may already be leading an organisation, or looking to make this next step, and you will already have several years of high level experience as a Creative leader . You will have the insight and ability to generate original and inspirational work at the cutting edge of the digital domain - such as conceiving and delivering conferences and festivals, large scale art installations, participatory design and innovation, and consulting-style work.. You will be comfortable writing conceptual briefs, and be excited to lead, motivate, manage and develop your team. You will be curious, creative, well-networked and intellectually excited by this space.

Your role will be interesting and diverse - as well as being our creative and artistic lead, you will work alongside our Founder & Director of Research, Dr. Drew Hemment - one of the world’s foremost experts in our space - and with Andy Stratford, Managing Director on Business Strategy and Organisational Development