[EOR] Sr Creative Lead (aka Art Director)


You’ve got 52 weeks a year to fill. It's your choice how you fill them, but we’d love to help.

We are searching for a seasoned Sr. Creative Lead to join our client’s Global Sports Brand team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for strategy and storytelling as well as the ability and motivation to lead a team of creatives, production, and key members of the leadership team. This position is a remote contract role and candidates should apply if they are located in Oregon, Washington, California, or Texas.

As the Sr Creative Lead, you will: 

  • Utilize regional and global data to elevate consumer experiences through art and copy

  • Collaborate with global creative/regional creative/marketing/ops teams to ensure creative/marketing/ops alignment

  • Design with versatility and constantly seek new and innovative ways to elevate the customer experience.

  • Influence cross-functional teams on brand excellence and current/future design trends

  • Repeated examples of progressing towards mastering the fundamentals of our brand and a strong focus around those principles. Great output consistently.

  • Understanding of the full consumer journey and is focused on connecting all consumer touch points

  • Experience in working with external partners directly and is well versed in effectively communicating feedback, gaining alignment of cross-functional teammates + CDs, and steering partners towards brand right solutions

  • Understanding of and the ability to direct all aspects of creativity: copy, imagery, design, retail, video, and social content.

  • Proven presentation skills and a track record of successfully pitching in concepts to leadership.

  • The ability to dissect complex problems and provide solutions

  • Responsibility over Brand and Seasonal Creative, digital-first with contributions to Omni customer experience touch points (retail, email, social, comms, etc).

  • Collaboration with Global and In-Region Teams— aligning and evolving the DTC experience with a customer-centric mindset.

Who we’re searching for / About you:

  • A great collaborator who does not just take part in cross-functional projects but is vocal and understands how to lead/inspire & get the best out of their teammates.

  • Presentation/Communication skills

  • Thoughtful and considerate leadership skills

  • Command of the Adobe Creative Suite

  • Solid understanding of digital, and print design

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and build relationships cross-functionally

  • Ability to have hard conversations to protect the brand.

  • BFA in graphic design, visual communications, or another relevant field

  • 8-10+ Years in a design role, preferably agency or in-house

  • 3+ years of experience leading projects independently or with a team

Why 52 Limited:

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 

 When you’re a talent, you’re family at 52 Limited. We provide paid time off when you are sick and offer comprehensive health insurance and voluntary benefits. We check in with you on the regular. In short, we want to make sure you are happy and able to do your best work.

We are committed to fostering a people-first candidate experience that benefits our talent, clients, and community. 52 Limited encourages a diversity of applicants of all backgrounds and identities to apply. Let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process.