Our client is looking for a Design Director to join their creative team. This client creates high profile, iconic water entertainment installations around the world. As the Design Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the visual and artistic direction of live productions. You will lead a team of talented designers and collaborate with various creative departments to ensure that our shows deliver a one-of-a-kind experience that leaves audiences spellbound. This role requires a deep understanding of design principles, a passion for pushing creative boundaries, and the ability to manage a team of creative professionals.
- Creative Vision: Develop and articulate the overarching creative vision for Design productions, ensuring alignment with the company’s artistic direction and brand identity.
- Collaboration: Collaborate closely with show creators, directors, and other key stakeholders to ensure that the design elements enhance the storytelling and emotional impact of each production.
- Budget Management: Work with the production team to manage design budgets effectively while maintaining high artistic standards.
- Research and Innovation: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and artistic innovations to incorporate fresh ideas into Design productions.
- Production Oversight: Oversee the design implementation process, working closely with production teams to ensure that design concepts are executed properly.
- Quality Control: Maintain high-quality standards throughout the design process, from concept development to execution, and ensure that designs meet safety and logistical requirements.
- Project Management: Manage multiple projects simultaneously, balancing creative demands with deadlines and resource constraints.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., theater design, visual arts, or similar).
- Extensive experience in design leadership roles within the entertainment industry, preferably in live events, or related fields.
- Ability to sketch or hand draw concepts and designs required.
- Proven track record of creating visually compelling and innovative designs.
- Proficiency with design software and tools.
- Exceptional communication and collaboration abilities.
- A passion for pushing creative boundaries and a commitment to delivering exceptional visual experiences.
This is an onsite position in Burbank, California. Person required to be onsite 5 days/week.