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Creative Director

Company: Disney
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Creative Director leads the Graphic Designers to develop design elements and art that extend the story of our Theme Parks, Stores and Licensing businesses. The Graphic Designers will utilize key strategies driven through our Franchises to develop art that articulates the direction defined through the consumer lens and on a global scale.

  • Responsible for the Graphic Design team and direction to execute creative strategies in art for programs and product defined with final approval of art and Design concepts
  • Responsible for the creative output of the Graphic Designers from ideation to execution
  • Responsible for elevating Centers of Excellence in Design development to deliver a world class brand experience through story telling
  • Design integrity and brand ambassador. Protecting the TWDC IP and Brand through governance and guidance on quality and innovation
  • Evaluate, challenge and coach all aspects of the Graphic Designers professional development creating succession planning and career paths for each individual
  • Partner closely with creative team across the globe, Franchise Strategy and Product Design to create powerhouse creative that meets creative and financial goals
  • Work closely with WDI and all of the Studios to extend the stories through Graphic Design in Brand Experiences, Attraction Development, Live Action and Animated movies. Extend the design elements with story on all creative development
  • Work closely with Character Artists to create elevated relevant art that encompasses trend, consumer insights, Studio initiatives and Franchise focused
  • Work with executive creative partners in Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas, Burton, Muppets, Channel, Yellow Shoes, Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Entertainment

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Art and Design
  • Minimum 10 years of senior level leadership experience in graphic or merchandise design
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence a diverse audience
  • Successful experience working, and thriving, in a highly matrixed company structure
  • Proven leadership and talent development abilities and a collaborative and effective management style
  • Ability to build and foster strong collaborative partnerships across functions and departments
  • Proven ability to think creatively and disruptively to bring and infuse new ideas into graphic design
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and detail oriented
  • Strong influencing abilities
  • Strong creative computer skills
  • Portfolio/work samples needed

Keywords: Disney, Kissimmee , Creative Director, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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