The Creative Director - Special Projects is a core member of the CSSU Creative team and is responsible for the oversight, development, and execution of motion graphics specific to the editorial department. This individual will help lead creative strategies and oversee the production workflow. While the job requires much oversight, you will also be required to be hands-on throughout the design and production process. This means you will be required to work on specific projects throughout the conception and execution phases. This role involves collaboration with other members of the CSSU Creative team and all production and Turner Studios personnel. This role also requires up-to-date industry and emerging technology knowledge to provide strategically sound and deployable solutions that work specifically to enhance our broadcast coverage.
Maintain continuous awareness of what's trending in the various graphic design arenas. This includes print and linear platforms. Maintain sharp design skills and sensibilities.
Help lead the conceptualization and design of motion graphics for editorial uses. Understand and provide guidance and counsel for graphic requests submitted from production and sales personnel. Must have the availability to work weekends and some evenings as needed.
Collaborate with Producers and other CSSU members to ensure that requests are fulfilled. Maintain in daily communication with various creative teams and production personnel to manage the design production process.
Maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace by fulfilling the requirements of the brand and league partners, thus providing for the best possible fan experience.
Must have a sound understanding of software and hardware used to create motion graphics. Find creative solutions to daily production challenges and keep abreast of changing technologies in live sports broadcast graphics production.
Must have experience or understanding of: graphic design and motion graphic design and software/hardware associated with such work (Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects, and other motion graphic tools). Must possess the ability to lead a team of designers through the design production process.
Must have a broad knowledge base of various sports.
Must have a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, New Media Design, or related field and at least 15 years of work experience.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d292n6-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.