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Film Director

  • Lausanne, 
  • Zürich

(100%, 4-days week)

Do your ideas take flight in your DI’s? Do your director's cuts leave your clients in awe? Then you might be the crafter of dreams that we’re after!

About us

We’re on a mission to redefine content creation by putting audiences at the center of our intentions. The communication world is changing everyday with thousands of new contents each second and we fight to insuflate a freshness in this market. We address ethic, social and ecological challenges through the creation of meaningful content.

Working since 2014 with clients such as RTS, Audemars Piguet, Red Bull, Amnesty International, Canton de Vaud and many more, we made our mark as a video production company and gradually grew into a full-blown creative studio and agency. Today, working hand-in-hand with clients, we handle communication projects from concept ideation to final delivery, crafting meaningful and compelling content for creative campaigns and films.

Hungry for more info about the job? Here we go.

As part of our production team, alongside 3 other directors, you will be responsible for analysing clients’ briefs, understanding their needs and building creative concepts that address them. You will pitch your ideas to clients to convince them you have the right solution. Once a project is accepted you become the principal owner, working in collaboration with a dedicated pre-production, production and post-production team.

About you

You feast on trends for breakfast and gorge on culture for lunch, with no intention of cutting back. You know your audience-centric ingredients and are constantly cultivating your own little recipes. If this sounds about right, pull up a chair alongside our designers, producers, creative and art directors to play a pivotal role in designing films and content across a variety of industries and mediums. We’d love to have you at our table.

Our mutual quest

Create meaningful and compelling content that always hits the mark. Support renowned institutions and brands in Switzerland to stand out with excellence. Your mission will be to ensure the consistency, coherence and creativity on projects of the highest standards.

Responsibilities and approach

  • Understand and analyse briefs.

  • Carefully craft pitches and DI’s (brainstorms available).

  • TikTok, Youtube, Cinema, TV (none of them scare you).

  • Stay on top of industry trends and cultivate knowledge.

  • Write scripts, storyboard and create detailed breakdowns.

  • Direct film crews with respect (2-25 people on average).

  • Handle cameras with ease and pragmatism.

  • Work hand-in-hand with all kinds of designers from pre-production to delivery.

  • Editing is still a pleasure for you, but you know your limits.

  • Manage time and resources to keep projects on track.

What you need to get the job done

  • At least 5 years experience in directing films and digital content.

  • Fluency in German or French, with both being a big plus. Proficiency in English (written and spoken).

  • A passion for contemporary and forward-thinking content creation.

  • Ability to get your ideas across and inspire others through pitching.

  • Excellent empathy, listening and customer service skills.

  • Curious, solution-oriented, autonomous, assertive, methodical and organised.

  • Strong analytical and synthesising abilities; you’re both an artist and designer.

  • 100% availability on a 4-day workweek model in our Zürich or Lausanne offices.

We seek out talented and passionate individuals from diverse backgrounds to ensure our workforce reflects the broad diversity of our customers. If you're enthusiastic about this role but your previous experience doesn’t match every requirement in the job description, we still encourage you to apply.

23bis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.