CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MIT Technology Review (MIT TR), to lead the MIT TR brand and design across a variety of media, including print, website, social, video, photography, etc. This includes setting an ambitious vision for creative and design while developing a culture and team that brings it to life. Will collaborate with editorial, marketing, and events teams to create and amplify MIT TR products and materials and with product development team on UX design; provide art direction for daily online publication, bi-monthly print magazine, and social media; oversee the commission of original photography/videography/illustrations and design and production of informational graphics; and manage freelancers.
REQUIRED: B.A. or master's in graphic design or similar degree; at least eight years' multimedia design experience; at least four years' managerial/leadership experience; excellent design and art direction skills; hands-on experience designing for and understanding the rapidly evolving digital media environment; understanding of and ideally direct experience with iterative product design, development, and continuous deployment; experience leading design and creative development across an organization, spanning teams, and across multiple areas of responsibility; ability to effectively communicate topics/concepts across teams and the company as a whole; experience with or exposure to a modern media company's production processes; experience commissioning photography, illustrations, informational graphics, and other creative work; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills; ability to manage complex and detail-oriented production processes, brainstorm multiple concepts, and develop ideas iteratively; ability to execute on time and on budget; and a portfolio demonstrating a well-developed understanding of good design fundamentals like type, color, hierarchy, motion, accessibility, and scalable design systems. Job #15266-R
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