1+ months

Director, Ad/Digital Operations (LA & NYC)

Playa Vista, California 90094
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


 Entertainment ,Studio, or Television Experience A Must! 

Looking for candidates in NYC and LA.


The Director, Digital Media Operations main responsibility is to oversee several team(s) of Digital Media Operations members. 

This position is essential in the day-to-day running of the Digital Media Operations department and designated accounts.  This individual must work well in a team-based, fast paced, detail-oriented environment.   Director, Digital Media Operations is expected to be resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in advanced projects.


The Director, Digital Media Operations position is also responsible for working with the senior leadership team across the agency including creative, analytics (digital and cross media), integrated communication planners, as well as the digital, print, broadcast and television teams to identify and/or develop solutions to support the client needs, provide strategic support and ensure that they help develop “Best Practices” across of all of Vizeum accounts, as well as a mentor to help apply it towards other Aegis lines of business (including iProspect, Isobar, AMNET, Posterscope, Aegis Media Deep Blue and Vizeum). 


In addition, the Director, must have a strong understanding of ad serving capabilities, rich media, VAST/V-PAID implementation, mobile implementation, creative process and any other emerging tools (such as ad verification, brand study implementations, etc), and fully adept in the digital media planning & buying process and help companies to continue to evolve in the ever changing landscape.


Director , Digital Media Operations persons must have strong troubleshooting skillsets, and oversee the implementation and integration of new emerging tools and/or technologies that will enable Vizeum to work effectively and efficiently as an organization.  This is a client facing role, this person must be articulate in meetings, representing media operations capabilities and issues as it relates to ad serving and data enablement. 


In addition, the Director, Digital Media Operation role will be responsible for helping to lead several Vizeum corporate initiatives to help work with new and existing partnerships advance their technology and capabilities.   Directors will be expected to collaborate closely with ad serving partners (DoubleClick), Dentsu Aegis Network’s Trading desk (AMNET), and other technologies including, ad verification, remarketing, privacy concerns, IAB/AAAA industry best practices, planning & buying tools (eg. iDesk, Facilitate Digital, etc.), etc.  As such, the Director, Digital Media Operations will be required to develop and present presentations and POVs to clients, media partners/vendors, internal/external account teams, etc. 



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Digital Operations Management:

  • Demonstrate multi-tasking ability; keep multiple projects on-track
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel, Third Party Ad Servers (DoubleClick DFA and/or AtlasDMT) and rich media technology (eg. PointRoll, Unicast, Eyeblaster)
  • A technical authority for all technical issues involved in running online ad campaigns (including trafficking of remarketing capabilities, VAST/In-Stream Video, Rich Media and Audio)
  • Work closely with internal departments and external partners to ensure that appropriate materials are received and/or distributed correctly
  • Coordinate and meet all deliverables accurately and in a timely manner
  • Work closely with media vendors and media teams to resolve reporting and/or billing discrepancies
  • Plan, organize, activate and control daily process
  • Manage between 5-8 person team in Digital Media Operations capacity
  • Oversee multiple accounts and/or brands
  • Familiar with the IAB/AAAA’s best practices and guidelines
  • Strong relationship with Google DoubleClick products (MediaVisor, DFA, ReportCentral, DoubleClick Analytics, DoubleClick MOTIF, DoubleClick Studios, Teracent, etc.)


Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Support teams in preparing and delivering assets to media vendors
  • Work with media, creative and analytics teams to identify and develop best practices from both a creative and technical perspective
  • Manage relationships with external vendors (such as rich media companies, media publishers, research firms, etc.)
  • Engages with all work-related contacts in a professional & respectful manner
  • Possesses mature and professional business acumen in personal and written communications
  • Attends all status meetings when appropriate


Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Demonstrates active listening skills and ability to apply learnings over time
  • Recognize recurrent or potential issues and problems, and know when to escalate and propose solutions, where possible
  • Takes clear ownership of assigned tasks
  • Attend and participate in vendor presentations and/or conferences offering media solutions that may be relevant to the Media Operations group.

Communication Skills:

  • Express oneself clearly and concisely in written and oral communications
  • Write in a clear, compelling and concise manner
  • Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Collaborate, develop and present POVs and presentations in face-to-face meetings as well as conference calls.



  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 8-12 year industry experience

  • Proficient in MS office suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

  • Expert in third-party ad servers and rich media technology (DoubleClick DFA, VAST/V-Paid, Mobile/Tablet, Rich Media implementation, etc.)

  • Comfortable with technology and computers (eg. Html coding)

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Effective time management skills

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills


Posted: 2016-04-15 Expires: 2038-01-18

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