Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-08

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Executive Producer, Content Team

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

In this role, you are embedded within the Brand’s Content business unit and work cross-functionally within various teams and departments at Lucid. The Executive Producer has a deep understanding of production, production consultancy, project management, creative development, and negotiation across content types. The Executive Producer is responsible for delivering brand content output to the highest standard supporting the brand’s core mission and DNA, from ideation to execution on time and on budget.

As Executive Producer, you’re the kind of person who sees a problem and develops a solution. You are an expert multitasker able to manage many teams, vendors, talents, and projects including generating budgets, line producing and shoot management when applicable. You have excellent organizational and communication skills with a can-do attitude that thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment. 

You thrive on and love collaboration. You have a vast network of vendors and cultivate positive relationships with production partners. You excel at managing many different personalities and work styles to bring cohesion and productive workflow to the project. You aren’t afraid to share your ideas and meet problems head-on. You have command of streamlining projects, identifying possible obstacles, and always looking for solutions. Someone who gets the big picture—you are proactive, always ahead of the game, while having a passion for the smallest details while inspiring and leading others. A steadfast leader – the Executive Producer knows how to take up the reins and guide the way to ensure the creative output serves as a vehicle for a clear, strategic message capturing the character of the Lucid brand.  

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
 
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The Role

  • Lead the execution and production of world-class branded content as well as execute daily needs in a timely fashion.
  • Act as Executive Producer of the Content team, and line produce select projects when needed
  • Leverage your deep understanding of the video/creative process to define project approach and scope, create project schedules, and guide your teams and stakeholder through the project lifecycle
  • Respond to briefs in support of the creative development process
  • Develop and manage projects budgets, schedules and negotiate contractual terms working with both the Legal and Finance departments to ensure the project is financially sound and legally compliant
  • Liaise and coordinate multiple vendor agreements 
  • Spearhead and lead additional efforts as needed inclusive of training, team morale, and recognition and production process improvements
  • Set expectations and manage schedules effectively yet in a flexible manner showing solution-focused thinking beyond problem identification.
  • Ensure output executes against creative targets for all project team members.
  • Collaborate with various departments (clients), producers, film crews, editors, graphic artists, and motion, visual and sound designers to achieve the finished product.
  • Partner with the Creative Director of Video in all aspects of video content production workflow
  • Collaborate with the Director and Head of Production for  Brand to lead and enhance our compelling brand vision, architecture, and creative voice as a passionate steward, advocate, and gatekeeper of each brand.
  • Oversee client proposals as needed.
  • Work collectively across all functions from marketing to engineers and the leadership team to convey the value of the brand within a business context.
  • Be immersed in our company values and passions, instilling the integrity of the company and of the brand in the look, the feel ,and the execution of narrative storytelling, short and long-form documentaries, and commercials. 
  • Direct team in achieving the vision for each project.
  • Maintain constant and consistent communication with clients through email and phone.
  • Create a sense of community between creative and production leads.
  • Solicit, review, and incorporate feedback from the team as works best.
  • Train, manage, and mentor team members. 
  • Guide, mentor and manage direct reports 
  • Schedule 1-to-1’s with their direct report weekly, ensuring that their direct report feels supported and heard
  • Conduct two reviews annually (an informal mid-year review) and a formal end-of-year review
  • Receive feedback bi-annually through reviews aforementioned 
  • Approve timesheets if direct reports are contractors

  • Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience working on brand-centered projects.
  • Experience working with external agencies, creators, and talent
  • Skilled in managing a high volume of creative and content
  • Led and/or built a dynamic team of producers and project managers
  • Passion for mission-driven brands
  • Expert aptitude in project management tools like Smart Sheets
  • Versed in all aspects of multimedia content production