Creative Dir, Creative Svcs

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Bleacher Report

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
ABOUT US:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports - creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at and on Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Bleacher Report is hiring a Creative Director for our Creative Services & Marketing team who will work cross-functionally to manage the creation and execution of design-centric needs for various business units. This role will field requests from the sales, experiential, e-comm and marketing teams to deliver consistent visual branding/identity across programs. The Creative Director of the Creative Services team will sets and lead overall vision for the Creative Services group and be responsible for career development of managers and other team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Brings a holistic point-of-view to unite and utilize design across the company
  • Sets group creative direction and provides clear constructive feedback
  • Sets team priorities balancing day-to-day work with big picture strategies
  • Empowers managers and guides team to develop best practices and processes
  • Strives for continual improvement to maintain the highest quality of work
  • Proactively seeks new opportunities to use to design to solve company problems
  • Helps define goals at both the individual and team level
  • Provides support and pathways to nurture and grow talent
  • Shapes both team and company culture through a thoughtful design approach
  • Oversees project and department budgets
  • Shapes and establishes process and communication, promoting transparency and collaboration to accommodate for departmental & company growth
  • Champions exceptional design across B/R and outside the company

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong design portfolio of live, digital-based work
  • 12+ years of experience (2+ in a creative leadership role)
  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred
  • Demonstrates a user-centered approach to design with a mind for process
  • Bold leadership skills, confident in team building, mentoring and guiding talent
  • Experience working with content, preferably in a media organization
  • Experience attracting and hiring design talent
  • Excels juggling a wide range of responsibilities at the same time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent presentation skills, with a natural ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Deep understanding of digital landscape, social platforms, and technology trends
  • In tune with contemporary design, internet and youth culture trends
  • A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus


Bleacher Report is a division of Turner. Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

Reference: 561332709

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