Lead Designer, Innovation
Design | New York, NY | Full Time
B/R is launching an exciting new initiative focused on rethinking what’s possible on social platforms. We are looking for a self-starter to drive the look and feel, creating differentiated social experiences and design-forward experiments. We are seeking a creative leader who can motivate a team to dream big and think outside-the-box. The ideal candidate has an open mind, a strong POV and a deep understanding of social media. This role is based in NYC.
Guide creative rooted in a strong POV
Lead out-of-the box thinking and new executions to consistently raise the ceiling
Empower and support our most forward-looking projects from concept to completion
Drive aspirational social experiences connecting users and promoting engagement
Identify and build relationships with a large network of creatives
Balance near term deadlines with big picture strategy and goals
Strive for continual improvement to maintain the highest quality of work
Excite and inspire team with an infectious curiosity and optimistic approach.
Strong design portfolio of digital and social media-focused work
10+ years experience (leadership experience a plus)
Excels in thinking outside-the-box
A genuine love for and excitement about the internet
In tune with social media trends, youth culture, memes and viral content
Deep understanding of digital landscape, emerging platforms and latest technology
Thrives at the forefront of the design and technology
Understands millennials and gen-z audience
Thrives on working fast and shipping work rapidly and iteratively
Able to deliver constructive criticism resulting in stronger work
Design expertise of layout, typography and visual hierarchy
Embodies high standards with a critical attention to detail
Demonstrates a user-centered approach to design
Bold leadership skills, confident in mentoring and guiding talent
Strong relationships to creatives in the industry
Excellent presentation and communication skills, able to clearly articulate ideas
Bachelor's degree in Design or related field preferred
Fueled and motivated to learn and grow
A knowledge and love of sports and sports culture a plus
This position is located in New York City
To be considered please provide the following items:
• Link to your website or work samples including relevant design and/or social media focused work.
• Link to your LinkedIn profile
Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive app Team Stream. Follow the action at bleacherreport.com and through Instagram @BleacherReport.
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