The APD role is designed to develop, then advance to the CD role. The key differences between APD and CD are: 1) APD may continue to work on a limited number of projects as an artist, as pipeline needs dictate; 2) the APD will be expected to cover lower budget projects and lower project load; and 3) APD is not required to manage artists.


  • Target breakdown of work:
    • 85%: Producing and directing projects.
    • Depending on active project pipeline, part of this percentage could be diverted to artists’ work.
    • 15%: Spearhead and develop new production procedures designed to improve efficiency and quality across studio work.
  • Oversee client pitches and proposals as needed.
  • Develop concept and drive all aspects of storytelling.
  • Ensure that all artists are recorded in Harvest for assigned projects.
  • Act as both producer and main client contact for Creative Department - balancing the needs of the budget with the creative
  • needs of the client to keep projects under budget.
  • Direct team in achieving the vision for each video.
  • Train and mentor team members.
  • Maintain constant communication with clients through email and phone.
  • Solicit, review, and incorporate feedback from team as works best.
  • Collaborate with HR to perform performance reviews with artists.


  • 5+ years of experience in the creative and business industry.
  • Bachelor’s/Art School degree preferred.
  • Expert level mastery of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Minimum top 10% of core studio skill sets (top 3/30).
  • APD is expected to develop:
    • Strong understanding of industry trends.
    • Excellent written and communication skills.
    • Experience in time management and multitasking; leadership and development; strategic and project management; client management and conflict resolution.

If you think you might be a good fit for this position, please submit you resume and portfolio HERE. Thanks, and good luck!

Thanks and good luck!