Art Director - Motion Graphics

Posted: 1/13/2018

Location: Orlando, Florida
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Art Director – Motion Design & Brand will be responsible for leading a team in the conceptualizing and production of on-air & digital design. This role, in collaboration with the Creative Solutions team, will be responsible for creating the look and feel of various Golf Channel Properties. They will collaborate with various departments to develop strategic solutions for the on-air promotional look of programming and buisnesses. The Art Director will manage the day-to-day work of the Designers and Sr. Designers by assessing requests, assigning projects, tracking progress and providing creative feedback. They will also serve as the project lead for select assignments in guiding the design and development from start to finish. The Art Director is expected to maintain the highest creative, conceptual and production standards in order to produce high quality work on time and in budget. They will constantly work with the team to ensure on-air brand integrity and consistency.

Responsibilities
  • Work with Creative Solutions team to manage all phases of creative work from conceptualization to execution.
  • Must be a strong designer/art director who can create and execute (animate) design boards to establish look and feel for projects.
  • Manage multiple project schedules, deliverables, designers/animators and projects simultaneously.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with clients across the department and network, as well as with outside production partners and vendors.
  • Ability to work as a hands-on designer as necessary, closely guiding conceptual development through every step of production
  • Stay up-to-date with current design trends, techniques and processes; seek out and recommend new best practices.
  • Support, motivate and inspire the designers with encouragement and constructive feedback.
  • Able to work nights or weekends if needed. Some travel may be required.


  • Minimum Qualifications
  • 5 years’ experience in broadcast television and digital media at the senior design level or higher
  • Experience managing high performance teams and designers
  • Expertise with Cinema 4D
  • Strong knowledge of standard graphic design software such as Adobe (After Effects, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Proven track record with a variety of successful projects
  • Understanding of and experience with sports motion graphics
  • Knowledge of new and emerging trends
  • Ability to meet fast-turnaround deadlines on time or early
  • Ability to perform and participate in a dynamic team environment
  • Organized and able to follow instructions accurately
  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Ability to present and communicate clearly
  • Interest and/or knowledge of Golf a plus



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