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Senior Creative Director

Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium powered by cutting-edge technologies to redefine the future of entertainment. The first Sphere venue in Las Vegas opened in September 2023. In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which operates two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a direct-to-consumer and authenticated streaming product, MSG+, delivering a wide range of live sports content and other programming. More information is available at sphereentertainmentco.com.

Who are we hiring?

The Sr. Creative Director is a hands-on creative leader, guiding interdisciplinary teams through research, strategy, concept development, pitching, and production to deliver compelling experiences & design solutions for Sphere. The Sr. Creative Director maintains a strategic lens on cross-departmental projects, skillfully and eloquently collaborating across multiple internal and external stakeholders. The multi-disciplinary Design and Creative Services team develops world class experiential activations through multiple formats for all use cases at Sphere, ranging from innovation technology development projects to advertising content strategies, brand activations, partnership pitches and music shows. You are a proven leader with an exemplary aesthetic and design skills that thrives on the challenge of creating new formats. 

What will you do? 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ideate innovative, integrated marketing platforms and activations, rooted in strategic insights, to ultimately deliver strategic brand partnerships that drive business and build reputation.  
  • Lead internal brainstorms on assigned projects, collaborate cross-functionally with other creative stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams from conception to execution. Accountable for presenting compelling concepts backed up by solid strategic insights and business cases. 
  • Execute and manage integrated branded content for multiple platforms from idea to deliverables with a focus on feasibility, logistics and budget continuity. 
  • Build relationships with stakeholders and clients; based on trust, respect, objective listening, and alignment with their needs alongside demonstrating ambitious creative concepts and opportunities. 
  • Steward the creative integrity of projects and champion design excellence for our brand and our partners 
  • Work closely with creative leadership to elevate the team’s creative output and establish a high bar for excellence. 
  • Build, lead, and mentor a team of exceptionally talented designers and art directors to develop industry leading concepts and executions. 
  • Cultivate healthy processes and relationships while pushing creative boundaries.  

What do you need to succeed?  

  • 7+ years of experience in a creative studio, developing innovative and engaging experiential concepts across digital and physical platforms. 
  • Demonstrated creative and design excellence with career progression in your portfolio. Proven track record of working in experiential activations at scale, with experience in live events, immersive experiences, emerging technology with brand clients preferred.  
  • Demonstrated ability in written communication and presentation copy writing.  
  • Advanced proficiency in relevant design software (ex. Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, After Effects, and/or 3D software etc.)  
  • Articulate and charismatic speaker who can lead discussions and captivate a room  
  • Experience with channel strategy from a creative perspective is ideal and heavy experience in digital is a huge plus 
  • Adept at visualizing concepts across a wide range of mediums  
  • Objective listening skills with the ability to formulate information into concepts and designs that are technically and economically viable  
  • Reliable decision-making capabilities, based on solid understanding of how to balance creative expression, pragmatic design, and business needs  
  • Strategic and agile thinker who can pivot the creative and evolve design to meet shifting needs  
  • Ability to seed and generate a larger sustainable holistic vision across platforms, locations, and supporting initiatives  

Special Requirements 

  • Requires occasional travel to Sphere in Las Vegas

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Pay Range
$197,000$285,600 USD

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