Art Director – Olympics & Paralympics

Federations & Major Events
United States
Full Time
Competitive
23 / 09
On Location is a global leader in premium experiential hospitality, offering ticketing, curated guest experiences, live event production and travel management across sports, entertainment, fashion and culture. On Location provides unrivalled access for corporate clients and fans looking for official, immersive experiences at marquee events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, New York Fashion Week and more.

Full description

Overall Scope of Role

We are looking for an Art Director responsisible for concepting and producing creative ideas on a large-scale international event with multi venues, dates, and shareholders involved. Working alongside project managers, production partners, and the leadership team, the Art Director will be skilled in learning the team’s business objectives and representing those goals through strategically sound creative ideas. Strong Sketchup, Adobe Creative Suite, and Presentation Design skills are a must. High level of creativity and outside the figurative box thinking highly encouraged, with a foundation in sound event production principles. They should be flexible, hard-working and have extreme attention to detail even when working on tight deadlines.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Event Production and Product Development teams on presentations and visual elements to capture the design intent for activations.
  • Concepting creative activations for hospitality in non-traditional venues.
  • Using SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and select presentation software, be able to tell the story of a concept, design intent, or other creative idea for collaboration with event partners and vendors alike.
  • Design within a communicated budget while also proposing design options that stretch the project’s creative vision.
  • Be able to communicate all design ideas clearly with team members for execution.
  • On-Site Art Direction and overall project design execution.
  • Approachable, collaborative, results-oriented, problem-solver who can both provide and take direction well.
  • Meet project deliverables and timelines.


Administrative & Other Responsibilities:

  • Follow administrative how-tos for timesheets, time off requests, and other HR needs.
  • Keep up to date with any deliverables the Project Management team needs for billing purposes.


Other Duties & Responsibilities:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the employee's activities, duties, or responsibilities for this job. Duties, obligations, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Travel

Must be adaptable with work and travel schedule and be available to travel for work during holidays. This position may require up to 30% travel.


Qualifications

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design or a related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • 7+ Years Experience in fields such as Architectural Design / Event Design / Experiential Marketing / Event Production.
  • Mastery of SketchUp, Keynote, Adobe Design Suite, and MS Office Suite.
  • Great visual eye for style and branding control.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to work autonomously – taking ownership of your workload and able to juggle several projects at one time.
  • Approachable, collaborative, results-oriented, problem-solver who can both provide and take direction well.
  • Attention to detail, carefully following instructions, and checking work for accuracy.
  • Good timekeeping and work ethic that is characterized by commitment, motivation, and energy.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

  • Hand Sketching ability a plus.
  • Experience working on large scale events a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsof Office programs.
  • Some CAD experience a plus (Vectorworks preferred).


Company Overview

On Location is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic rights holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. On Location is a partner to over 150 rights holders including the NFL, NCAA, the PGA of America and the United States Tennis Association, and provides unrivaled official access for both corporate clients and fans looking for immersive experiences at marquee events including the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, NFL Draft, NCAA Final Four, PGA of America events, numerous College Football Bowl Games including the Rose Bowl Game and the Tennis Majors. On Location through CID Entertainment & Future Beat also partner with numerous artists and music festivals across genres, including Imagine Dragons, Metallica, Luke Bryan's Crash My Playa, Electric Daisy Carnival, Migos, Post Malone, Iron Maiden, and J.Cole.

On Location's operations include: Anthony Travel, CID Entertainment, Future Beat, Kreate Inc, PrimeSport and Steve Furgal's International Tennis Tours.

On Location is part of the Endeavor network.

Our Core Vales

As the leading experiences company in the world, we strive to be the most innovative and passionate — the best of the best. We uphold these values in our quest for excellence:

  • Exceed all service expectations with our customers, our partners, and each other.
  • Create value by enriching people's lives.
  • Do the right thing and bring others along with us — always.
  • Propel the power of diversity, in thought, team and experience.
  • Partner to generate win-win solutions.
  • Ignite and empower our team's entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Exude respect and gratitude — treat others as you would want.

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