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Creative Development Executive

Inkitt

Inkitt

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Inkitt is building the Disney of the 21st Century, standing at the forefront of technology and entertainment. Leveraging AI and predictive algorithms, Inkitt discovers unknown stories and turns them into blockbuster hits, producing a new $1M ebook every 4 weeks and selling directly to consumers through its Galatea app. Inkitt has become the 11th most bestseller-generating publisher in the world, boasting a 40x higher hit-rate than traditional publishers. Recently raising a Series C and backed by some of the top VC’s such as: Khosla, Kleiner Perkins, and NEA Ventures, our recent expansion into GalateaTV is only the beginning of our journey to becoming the next-gen entertainment powerhouse.
About us: We are a dynamic production company dedicated to bringing compelling romance stories to life. Our focus is on vertical romance series that captivate audiences and evoke deep emotional connections. We are passionate about storytelling and seek a like-minded Creative Development Executive to join our team and help shape the future of romance entertainment.
About you: As a Creative Development Executive, you will play a crucial role in the development and production of our romance series. You will be responsible for overseeing projects from inception to final delivery, ensuring the creative vision is maintained and enhanced throughout the process.

What You'll Do:

  • Script Development: Read books and provide insightful notes on script adaptations, ensuring fidelity to the source material while enhancing narrative and character development
  • Vision Realization: Collaborate closely with writers, directors, and producers to see the creative vision come to life, maintaining the integrity of the story and characters
  • Production Oversight: Participate in set visits to monitor production progress and ensure adherence to the creative vision
  • Post-Production: Review and provide constructive feedback on cuts of the project, guiding the editing process to achieve the desired emotional impact and narrative flow
  • Project Management: Manage the delivery of projects, ensuring all elements are completed on time and meet the company’s high standards
  • Collaboration: Work with producers and other team members to coordinate various aspects of production, fostering a collaborative and creative environment

What You'll Bring:

  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years in a creative development role within the film or television industry, with a focus on romance genres
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with vertical romance series and a strong love for romance stories
  • Skills: Excellent reading, analytical, and note-giving skills. Ability to provide clear and constructive feedback
  • Project Management: Strong organizational and project management abilities, with the capacity to oversee multiple projects simultaneously
  • Communication: Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with creative and production teams
  • Passion: A deep passion for storytelling and a keen understanding of what makes romance narratives resonate with audiences

What We’ll Offer:

  • 401k plan, designed to help you save for the future
  • Health benefits tailored to your needs, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Professional coaching after two years with us
  • Team-building events, including our annual Tulum trip
  • Unlimited access to our Galatea app
  • Unlimited budget for self-development books
  • Charity donation of your choice at your one year anniversary
  • Free lunch in office everyday
  • Class Pass membership for US based employee and gym access for Berlin employees
  • Dog/cat friendly offices in Berlin and San Francisco
The annual base salary range for this position is $100,000—$120,000 USD. Compensation will be determined by skill level, proficiencies, and experience.
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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