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Madison Square Garden

San Francisco, California - United States
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Creative Director

Description

ROLE SUMMARY:

Hands-on creative leader, guiding interdisciplinary teams through research, strategy development, concepting,

pitching, world-building, and production to deliver compelling experiences & design solutions.


Specific Functions/Activities:

·       Create thoughtful, conceptual work that delivers on strategy and value

·       Lead collaborative processes with multi-disciplinary teams; from conception to execution

·       Build relationships with stakeholders and clients; based on trust, respect, objective listening, and

·       alignment with their needs

·       Steward the creative integrity of projects

·       Work closely with the Director of Creative Services and Design Director to elevate the team’s creative output

 

Team Leadership

·       Build, lead, and mentor a team of exceptionally talented designers

·       Perform strategic hires, lead year end reviews and employee growth plans

·       Be a voice of focus, keeping the team on a forward trajectory

·       Cultivate healthy processes and relationships while pushing creative boundaries

·       Mentor others in developing and communicating industry-leading concepts

·       Inspire and promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of collaboration, innovation, excellence and accountability

·       Keep up with latest best practices, trends and industry techniques to share ideas and knowledge with project teams and stakeholders


QUALIFICATIONS:

·       10+ years of experience in creative leadership, developing innovative and engaging experiential concepts across digital and physical platforms

·       Proven track record of generating exceptional creative work and inspiring the same from others

·       Experience working closely with cross-functional teams to formulate appropriate overall strategy for a project or client

·       Articulate and charismatic speaker who can lead discussions and captivate a room

·       Ego-free leadership style proven to inspire and motivate

·       Adept at visualizing concepts across a wide range of mediums

·       Objective listening skills with the ability to formulate information into concepts and designs that are technically and economically viable

·       Strategic and agile thinker who can pivot the creative and evolve design to meet shifting needs

·       Ability to seed and generate a larger sustainable holistic vision across platforms, locations, and supporting initiatives