Art Director/Senior Designer (sports industry)

Seattle, WA
52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.

To be considered for this role, you must be located in the Seattle area are able to relocate.

About the role:

As a manager and creative leader, the Art Director / Senior Designer will be responsible for concepting, executing, and producing design projects, as well as developing in-house design talent. This dual role will function as strategic visual thought leader and as individual design contributor, so the ability and willingness to both direct production and produce individual marketing deliverables is mandatory.

You will oversee and execute the design deliverables of our fast-paced sports environment to contribute to organizational priorities. This will involve art direction and concept development, design across print + digital, and management of a small team.

We are seeking a creative leader who is passionate about inspiring, innovative design and eager to contribute to cultivating an inclusive, communicative, and creative work environment and team culture.

Must-Have Requirements:

* Expert at providing design direction and has strong creative problem-solving skills.
Strong strategic design skills as well as hands-on experience with content production, layout, editing, web production, and photography
Demonstrated understanding of design for digital advertising, design for experiential (in-retail or at-event), and design for brand growth
Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with a high degree of collaboration and influence
Has a passion for visual storytelling and energizing a team towards creative excellence.
Proficient at copywriting as it relates to campaign and design assets.
Ability to lead and cultivate a positive culture among internal design team, collaborators, and vendors.
Ability to provide succinct, timely, clear creative feedback.
Strong attention to detail, with organizational and time management skillset.
Quick learner who can learn and adapt new organizational processes.
Has a passion for working in sports.
Bring a positive, enthusiastic, and solution-oriented attitude to all challenges
Highly collaborative leader who can build trust, influence, inspire, and motivate at all levels within an organization.
Passion for fostering diverse, inclusive and high performing teams

Applicants must include and resume AND portfolio.