Full Time Job

Senior Designer

Endeavor

New York, NY 06-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Overview

IMG is looking for a forward-thinking and highly skilled Senior Designer. The candidate will work collaboratively with a cross-functional team to design and conceptualise compelling B2B creative to support revenue growth across IMG's global Media & Events portfolio. IMG's Media & Events portfolio spans across sport, entertainment, arts, fashion and lifestyle.

The qualified candidate should have a sophisticated design sense, innovative ideas, strong presentation skills, great attention to detail and possess a problem-solving mindset. This individual should excel at working both independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. They also must be able to handle a number of projects at once and work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

Note – candidates must provide a portfolio of technically advanced and inspiring work that showcases the skills and experience outlined in this job description.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Lead the development of B2B focused creative – projects include client or sponsor-specific sales materials, RFP responses, capabilities documents and general sales collateral.
• Ideate and develop concepts in collaboration with the Account Managers and Commercial Teams that are strategically sound, on-brand and meet the brief.
• Produce engaging sales collateral consisting of original designs, graphic elements, assets and visual treatments.
• Build, inspire, develop and mentor a passionate and talented team of Designers.
• Oversee the day-to-day work of the Designers to ensure work is on brand and the brief has been met.
• Work hand-in-hand with the Creative Solutions Director/Account Managers to ensure all briefs are clear, concise and aligned, making sure reasonable timelines are set and output is delivered on time.

Knowledge and Experience - Mandatory
• Bachelor's degree in Design required or equivalent experience.
• Extensive experience working as a Designer and some experience working as a Senior Designer.
• Excellent grasp of traditional and interactive design, including Presentation Design, Layout, Branding, Typography, Infographics, Logos, Icons, Event Graphics, Print and Digital Collateral.
• Demonstrated superior skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote and PowerPoint.
• Understanding and interest in the sports, media and the entertainment industry.

Desirable
• Background experience in the sports, media and the entertainment industry.

Skills & Abilities (Personal and Professional)
• Ability to think strategically and creatively and to communicate such thoughts proactively, efficiently and effectively.
• Succinct, effective and professional in all forms of communication, from personal to presentation.
• Excellent time management skills, ability to work calmly under pressure whilst meeting deadlines.
• Strong attention to detail, ensuring the team maintains the highest standards for every project, no matter how large or small.
• Self-motivated, with the ability to take initiative to drive creative thinking.
• An effective leader with strong people management skills.
• Ability to collaborate and work both independently and alongside team members.
• Ability to problem-solve independently and in groups – solutions orientated.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize.

Aptitudes

Mandatory
• Have a growth mind-set both professionally and personally. You are a team player and work cross-functionally in a highly iterative and collaborative way.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq9jp9-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Endeavor

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.