Sr Art Director

  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Stamford, CT, USA
  • Jul 14, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment, reaching more than 650 million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network is a premium direct-to-consumer streaming video service that includes live pay-per-view events, 24/7 scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library.
About the Job
As a part of the WWE Creative Services team, your core responsibility is to deliver off-air creative for WWE Network and live events -develop concepts, key art, logo designs, and cohesive brand campaigns that work across all mediums with a focus on digital and print, as you broaden your skillset in a 360-degree design environment. It's a chance to make your mark on pop culture, start a buzz that lights up social media, and see your work come to life on a global stage.

About You
You're a creative, with an eye-popping portfolio of leading promotional campaigns. You move fast without getting overwhelmed, because you bring fresh thinking and creative problem solving to a team. Your well-rounded experience includes a proven design track record. Plus, you've got an expert-level handle on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and photo composition.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with Creative Director, Copywriters, and other Art Directors to
    develop off-air creative from concept to completion
  • Explore/develop/produce innovative ideas appropriate to the client's marketing
    strategy within stated deadline and budget
  • Develop multiple concepts that deliver strategic creative
  • Justify your ideas and decisions with smart rationale, while staying open to other effective solutions
  • Promote design and visual ideas that are fresh, original, and elevate the brand
  • Coordinate with production, ensuring quality work that is on time
  • Keep current on the latest techniques of design, graphics, layout, typography
    and photography; seek new and innovative techniques
  • Keep current with WWE programs, characters, storylines, and products
Requirements:
  • 5+ years of entertainment/TV industry experience as a Designer/Art Director (focused on off-air)
  • Strong portfolio exhibiting concept and original design (key art, web and interactive media experience a plus)
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (ability to illustrate a plus)
  • Portfolio should demonstrate cutting-edge creative that stands out from the clutter, fresh thinking and a creative approach to problem solving
  • Proactive team player and problem solver with the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Knowledge of all phases of production

IMPORTANT: This full-time position is based in our global headquarters in Stamford, CT. Applications without a link to your online portfolio will NOT be considered.
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