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Warner Media LLC Design Director - Content/Brand (Bleacher Report) in Topeka, Kansas

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.

Bleacher Report, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, makes it as easy as possible to be a sports fan by defining the moments that matter. Empowering, personal and community driven, its vision for making sports bigger than the game has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 digital and social brand. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its unparalleled app experience. This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. (https://www.instagram.xn--com%20%20bleacherreport-te3n/) Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

The Job

B/R is seeking a forward-thinking design leader to shape digital content experiences for a next generation sports fan. We are looking for a proactive individual with a holistic approach to building and evolving a contemporary digital brand across a wide range of work. The ideal candidate brings an open mind, a strong POV and a deep understanding of social/video consumption and the current youth culture landscape.

The Daily

  • Uphold and evolve the look & feel for a design-forward, contemporary brand

  • Guide a best-in-class digital design team across a wide range of design applications

  • Deliver a differentiated and fresh POV at both the project and brand level

  • Combine a holistic approach and impactful ideas with thoughtful design and craft

  • Marry new digital/social video experiences with smart distribution packages

  • Excite and inspire with an infectious curiosity and optimistic approach

  • Hold high standards, seek continual improvement and offer consistent newness

  • Participate in recruiting, hiring and maintaining a diverse team

The Essentials

  • Strong digital portfolio of published/released design work

  • 10+ years experience (2+ yrs of creative leadership preferred)

  • Ability to extract the best from designers through critique, coaching, etc

  • Deep understanding of digital/video landscape including new and emerging technologies

  • Expertise in designing for social platforms — must understand the functionalities and nuances of FB, TW, IG, TIKTOK, YOUTUBE, TWITCH, and more

  • Understanding of millennial and gen-z audience – in tune with social media trends, youth culture interests

  • Collaborative team player who positions their team up for success

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, able to clearly articulate and pitch ideas to team, stakeholders and beyond

  • Knowledge of sports culture a plus

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment 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.

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 recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

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