Matador Records – Creative Visual Manager (US)

Matador Records is seeking a Creative Visual Manager in its New York office. Reporting into the General Manager, the Creative Visual Manager will work closely with label ownership and management to oversee the development of all visual creative assets for campaigns. The Creative Visual Manager will coordinate with artists, artist managers, and internal and external creatives to ensure that we take delivery of album artwork, social/DSP skins, press photos, music videos, and all other digital assets, according to agreed timelines, and with full approval from all relevant parties.

This role requires a minimum of 3 days a week in the office (Tuesday – Thursday).

  • Interface with artists and their teams to understand their creative vision
  • Work closely with label ownership and GM to develop visual campaign narratives
  • Work closely with the Beggars in-house creative teams in NYC and London, and with external creatives, to deliver all campaign visual assets
  • Commission internal and external visual creative
  • Coordinate delivery under budget, on brief, and within deadlines
  • Manage global visual asset workflow
  • Maintain outreach and relationships for a Rolodex of photographers, directors, illustrators, and other visual creatives, and their agents
  • Oversee photo and video shoots in person when necessary
  • Supply and maintain all artwork, licensing, and photo agreements and contracts in coordination with BA
  • Execute Matador label and design initiatives, including label merchandise
  • Execute US events (parties, showcases, playbacks and similar)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in music-related fields
  • Excellent visual vocabulary, aesthetic judgment, and fine tastes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office / Google Drive
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Matador and its current and catalog artists

• Experience with visual editing and creative software such as Adobe

How To Apply:

Kindly send applications to with “Creative Visual Manager – NEW YORK – [YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME]” in the subject. Please note, it’s highly recommended that all applications include a cover letter and resume.

Matador Records embraces the principle of equal employment opportunity for all. We are committed to cultivating a workplace representative of a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. To this end, we welcome applications from candidates from every area of society to further encourage an inclusive company culture.

The base salary for this position is $65,000 plus bonus potential.

The actual base salary depends on a variety of factors, which may include, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, tenure at the company (for current employees), and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The salary range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Compensation decisions are dependent on circumstances of each hire.