Art Director

Creative Services San Francisco, California


Description

Working closely with the Creative Director, copywriters, producers, clients, and other artists. Daily responsibilities include providing hands-on art direction on graphics, animated and static, for a range of mediums including but not limited to video, digital and print. He/she also provides creative concepts and strategies for both marketing campaigns and show broadcasts. This position works closely with Production, Sales, Promotions, and Affiliate departments.
 
Responsibilities

  • Provide art direction, conceptual thinking, and implementation of both marketing and broadcast graphics.
  • Design high-quality graphics, motion and static for show and promo packages, IDs and insert graphics.
  • Aid in the conceptualizing of all brand assets needed including internal and b2b ie. stationary, presentation designs, style guides.
  • Assist in the development of junior-level designers and productions artists both in the design process and their design skills.
  • Provide feedback on artwork and timelines to help ensure assets are delivered on time as well as to our quality standards.
  • Take ownership of projects; seeing them through to the project’s completion
  • Develop unique ideas and approaches to traditional broadcast methods, pushing the boundaries of what sports networks can, have, and traditionally do.
  • Create brand-based, dynamic 3d and 2d graphics, animated and static
  • Assist in day-to-day/nightly graphics needs for live-broadcast show environments
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions for shows, on-air promotion campaigns, and marketing directives
  • Styleframe and Storyboard to develop visual style concepts
  • Ability to remain detail-oriented even under stressful and tight deadlines
  • Proactive and effective communication with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Be a team player that believes collaboration creates better work
  • Other duties as assigned by Creative Director 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Art, Design, Television, an industry-related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of art direction (motion graphic experience a plus)
  • Strong understanding of the design process.
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects and C4d a plus)
  • Strong aptitude in design, typography, and illustration
  • Excellent Portfolio (website based)
  • Ability to prioritize under tight time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills; good judgment and ability to interact with different levels of management and teams
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize under time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse organization and supporting the values held by our unique employees, clients, sponsors, university faculty, and fans
  • Proficiency with Google Suite applications

Preferred

  • Knowledge of digital media industry including online, TV everywhere, mobile, tablets and other emerging technologies
  • Skills in HTML, CSS and other web-based languages and platforms a plus