WarnerMedia – Art Director, TNT/TBS Brand Creative – Atlanta, GA

November 21, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Art Director, TNT/TBS Brand Creative

Company: WarnerMedia

Job description: Company Overview

Every great story has a new beginning. We’re excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We’re home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

Current WBD employees will be given preferential consideration for this opportunity.

The Job

Create and direct design, with a focus on print and on air assets, for TNT, TBS and TruTV across all platforms (TNT and TBS on-air, originals, ad sales and digital/social platforms, etc.) with the goal of expanding brand presence and audience while increasing the value of the brand relationship. Oversee design production, in- and out-of-house, ensuring all creative is consistent with brand. Establish and preserve excellent, collaborative relationships with all departments and maintain daily contact and relationship with Senior Staff. Work within budget parameters to create and maintain an excellent standard of design for all graphic creative that reinforces the brand vision, values, and positioning attributes while delivering on business goals. Leverage brand design to maximize the value of the networks to consumers, the trade, and marketing partners. Present work to clients and partners by being at once responsive to their needs while still maintaining the creative parameters of the brand. Attend needed core meetings and review/art direct work to ensure that it is informed by the most relevant, accurate and complete information available. Maintain fiscal responsibility. Work closely with project managers, production managers and finance to estimate and manage project budgets and schedules. Grow and develop talent. Work closely with design and production teams to encourage and inspire individuals to develop their creative talents, expand their knowledge and imaginations. Expand brand communication design and creative resources. Work externally with agencies, illustrators, freelance art directors and other creative resources to bring the best thinking, imagination, and creativity to the position. This requires a strong, willing appetite to expand relationships and constant supervision of the field of design, technologies and cultural developments to remain fresh and contemporary.

The Essentials

Creative Leadership

Translating marketing objectives into graphic design strategies, primarily print creative, across a large scale, multi-network engagement as well as new business initiatives to drive vision for brands under Turner Entertainment Network’s supervision. Set direction and mobilize teams to meet common, clearly defined business goals with proven results in creative design and execution. Ability to choose graphic direction and vision for all network branded environments with significant experience managing large scale design projects across multi-channel environments. Understand and respect the economics of the business and contribute in a way that supports the financial model and demonstrates responsible fiscal management while maintaining the strongest design environments possible. Constantly track the ever-changing landscape of graphic design with the ability to see and predict future trends so network branded packaging is always fresh, contemporary and innovative.

Creative Partnering

Build, manage and grow relationships with senior staff and partner with creative leads across departments including Marketing, Branding, Digital. Research and On-Air to foster outstanding brand environments through creative and conceptual thought leadership. Lead teams to define creative vision and develop integrated strategies for brands under Turner Entertainment supervision. As it pertains to outside partnering, research the ever-evolving design firm, effects companies, 3D houses, etc. with the objective of accessing the best talent and key players in the design industry. Continue building strong relationships with leaders in the field as a well-known member in the design industry.

Project Management

Plan and troubleshoot potential problems before they cause delays. React to changes in strategy, priorities or schedule. Ensure workload distribution maximizes existing resources, reassigning projects as needed to keep workload balanced and projects moving.

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at [email protected]

Expected salary:

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 08:56:44 GMT


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