The Creative Director drives the design and creative strategy for the Miami Dolphins, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Open, and other associated brands. This role is able to take complex goals and solve them using creative solutions with technology, media, art and storytelling. The ideal candidate is level-headed, innovative, and not afraid to take risks.
You are passionate about creating the most compelling and effective work. You set the bar high and believe that “good enough” is not really good at all. You know how to motivate your team and can get the best work out of the designers and art directors who report to you.
Collaborate with marketing stakeholders to lead creative direction of all campaigns ensuring a consistent brand across channels. Highly collaborative leader that works effectively cross-functionally and is able to gain buy-in from key stakeholders on creative direction.
Remain current on emerging trends in digital technology to incorporate new technologies into your strategy.
Build, lead, inspire, and manage a dedicated Design Team with passion and positivity.
Able to give and receive feedback and constantly iterate, to ensure all creative delivers on the expectations of the creative brief, internal clients and partners.
Active and thoughtful contributor to the marketing leadership team.
Dedicated to continuous learning and staying up to date on industry and cultural trends.
Bachelor’s degree in Design, Graphic Communications or related field or equivalent experience preferred.
Minimum eight to ten (8-10) years of experience in brand creative direction, ideally with a mix of agency and in-house experience. Minimum three (3+) years of experience in a creative leadership role.
Relevant experience in sports, entertainment and/or lifestyle brands preferred.
Experience in concepting and executing a brand identity and/or brand refresh as well as brand campaigns.
Strong, respectful leadership and managerial skills with an executive presence.
Successfully works in a fast-paced environment, where innovation and rapid iteration are essential, and priorities shift frequently.
Strategic decision maker that uses marketing and creative briefs, data insights and business priorities to drive projects accordingly.
Proven ability to recognize and nurture talent.
Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
The Miami Dolphins, Hard Rock Stadium and South Florida Motorsports are proud to be Drug-Free Workplaces. Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening and, subject to applicable law, compliance with our COVID-19 vaccination policy.
It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.