Art Director - Vancouver
07/01/22
Canucks Sports & Entertainment is looking for a game changing Art Director to help redefine our world-class roster of brands. This is a unique opportunity to shape the visual identity of professional sports teams through creativity and innovation, while aligning to our core business objectives. The ideal candidate is someone who combines big, diverse thinking with exceptional design experience and skills.

 

POSITION: Art Director
DEPARTMENT: Design
REPORTS TO: Director of Content and Design

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A typical day includes:

  • Providing creative direction and management on high level, conceptual and strategic brand projects, including Canucks and Warriors master brands and season campaigns, and Rogers Arena ‘Cathedral’
  • Developing, approving, and monitoring creative and assets in relation to Corporate Partnerships
  • Developing and giving high level creative presentations
  • Working with Design Manager and Brand Manager to develop and provide insights for brand strategy and campaigns as needed
  • Leading team of digital, static, and motion designers
  • Working with Design Manager on creative approvals as needed
  • Developing experiential and concourse activations


WE HAVE:

  • A team you can belong to and believe in
  • A fun, high energy environment
  • An open mind for new ideas
  • The opportunity to embark on a career development journey


YOU MUST HAVE:

  • Highly curious personality with a desire to create forward thinking branding, design, and campaigns
  • Visionary with knowledge of sport, lifestyle, and cultural trends
  • Experience leading a team of designers at various stages of their careers
  • Strategic, critical thinking abilities in relation to developing creative concepts; ability to see the whole picture
  • Collaborative, creative problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with designing and creating for social platforms
  • Ability to effectively communicate concepts and ideas
  • Experience in handling a variety of assignments under tight deadlines while maintaining a strong focus on branding, consistency and quality, and communicating timeline changes to all stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced cross-departmental environment
  • Inspiring and positive attitude


YOU MAY ALSO HAVE:

  • Experience with UI and UX Design
  • Experience with Gaming and Experiential design
  • Experience with AI and VR
  • Experience with web development
  • Motion graphics skills
  • Photography experience
  • Illustration experience


Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

 

Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) is committed to taking all reasonable precautions to provide a safe and healthy environment for all employees, fans, 3rd party partners, volunteers and other visitors to our workplace. Large indoor gatherings are an essential component of our operations. As such, it is a condition of this employment that successful candidates be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and provide confirmation of vaccination status prior to their start date, subject to any approved reasonable accommodation.

 

Interested, qualified candidates are invited to apply online at https://jobs.canucks.com. This position will remain open until filled.