Steve King

Location New York
Bio

VP, Creative & Brand Partnerships at Blur

Musician Creative Director
Projects
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Work History

Executive Assistant to Prominent Real Estate Developer
Undisclosed
May 2018 - Aug 2018
Undisclosed
Developer purchases multi-family town homes and converts them into $20 plus million single family units • Oversaw a $100,000 renovation on a newly purchased home. • Dealt with financials and reconciliations • Converted and transferred data for current and past properties into one system, for newly formed company
Vice President, Brand Partnership
Texta, Inc. (dba Blur)
Mar 2017 - Aug 2017
Greater New York City Area
Combines messaging, gaming and brand interaction on one platform in order to enhance the communication experience, allowing users to interact with mobile games and rewards them with products and experiences.
Advisory Board Member
Texta, Inc. (dba Blur)
Mar 2015 - Aug 2017
Greater New York City Area
Combines messaging, gaming and brand interaction on one platform in order to enhance the communication experience, allowing users to interact with mobile games and rewards them with products and experiences.
Director Business Development
Authentic Brands Group
Jan 2016 - Mar 2017
New York, NY
Head of Music/Brand Licensing • Oversee all agency brand partnerships, music licensing and publishing. • Drive business development for global brand licensing, in the celebrity and entertainment division. • Negotiate brand license sales for portfolio in products such as apparel, consumer electronics, gaming and home. • Responsible for growth in advertising and merchandise partnerships.
Vice President, US Creative Services
Imagem Music Group CV
Mar 2015 - Jan 2016
Greater New York City Area
Department Head/Business Development/Account Management/Music Integration • Continue to perform all previous task and responsibilities • Develop and execute annual North America creative and marketing strategy • Handle brand development, licensing and marketing of company assets for fashion, music, gaming, home goods and other categories. • Create brand extension planning • Drive new business development and organic growth through creation and implementation of targeted growth plans by media type
Sr. Director, Creative Services & Licensing
Imagem Music Group CV
Nov 2013 - Jan 2016
new york, new york
Department Head/Business Development/Account Management/Music Integration • Lead a team of nine: five New York based and four Los Angeles based ... See more
Director, Creative Services
Imagem Music Group CV
Dec 2012 - Nov 2013
Greater Los Angeles Area
Managing Director/Business Development/Account Management/Music Integration • Continued to perform all previous responsibilities of West Coast Leader, Music Synchronization with additional responsibility of Managing Director, LA ... See more
Film, TV and Video Game Manager, Music Synchronization
Imagem Music Group
Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
Greater Los Angeles Area
Business Development/Account Management/Music Integration • Relocated to open and run LA based business • Led all creative efforts for North American synch in film, TV and gaming division, increasing total revenue by 49% over PY; TV revenue by 36%; film revenue by 45%; and trailer/promo revenue by 93% from PY • Partnered with A&R team to discover, assess and acquire new songwriters, producers and artists • Created network & studio production timelines to develop effective pitch strategies • Developed and implemented Imagem’s acquisition and pitch database system - critical to the A&R, Business Affairs and Creative Services divisions
Manager, Music Synchronization
Imagem Music Group
Jun 2009 - Apr 2011
Greater New York City Area
• Managed the creative placement and pitch strategy of our music in film, TV, trailers/promos and gaming • Supervised all licensing, fee negotiation, and invoicing for film, TV and ga ... See more
Founder/Owner
Regalia Entertainment, LLC
Oct 2003 - Jun 2009
Greater New York City Area
A music consulting company focused on artist and brand development with clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, Elese Entertainment, and NoiseBlock Music Group. The Coca-Cola Company, Music Consultant • Consulted for the Creative Excellence team on global campaigns including: The 2008 Beijing Olympics; The “Open Happiness” Song; “Love Is Red” Song and The 2010 South African World Cup. Elese Entertainment, Music Consultant • Developed and executed sales and media plans for top artist Ayanna; achieving #1 on Billboard’s Hip-Hop and R&B Single Sales and #4 on Hot Single Sales, with Ayanna’s single “Ooh Wee”, and selling approximately 100,000 records independently of a major label deal • Placed several songs in Major Motion Pictures, Soundtracks, and brand Advertisement Campaigns including: LionsGate Film “In The Mix” starring Usher Raymond; “Welcome Back Roscoe Jenkins” starring Martin Lawrence; and Lexus Advertising Campaigns NoiseBlock Music Group, Music Consultant • Creative Director for several of the company’s clients including Grammy Award winning writer Gary Baker • Instrumental in creating company infrastructure and publishing division’s database Jay K. Hoffman & Associates, Music Consultant • Coordinated PR events, and maximized client exposure through partnerships with web designer Artist Management • Book performances, maintain financial records, review and negotiate contracts, and act as Creative Director/Supervisor for all entertainment related projects Recording Studio and Production Company, Producer & Engineer • Produced, mixed and mastered songs for clients

Education

BS
University of Alabama
1998 - 2003
Dover High School
1994 - 1998

Skills