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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Creative Director - Hybrid


Who are we hiring?
The Creative Director is a hands-on creative leader, guiding interdisciplinary teams through research, strategy, concept development, pitching, and production to deliver compelling experiences & design solutions for MSG Sphere. The Creative Director maintains a strategic lens on cross-departmental projects, skillfully and eloquently collaborating across multiple internal and external stakeholders. The multi-disciplinary Design and Creative Services team develops world class experiential activations through multiple formats for all use cases at Sphere, ranging from innovation technology development projects to advertising content strategies, brand activations, partnership pitches and music shows. You are a proven leader with an exemplary aesthetic and design skills that thrives on the challenge of creating new formats.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ideate innovative, integrated marketing platforms and activations, rooted in strategic insights, to ultimately deliver strategic brand partnerships that drive business and build reputation.
  • Lead internal brainstorms on assigned projects, collaborate cross-functionally with other creative stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams from conception to execution. Accountable for presenting compelling concepts backed up by solid strategic insights and business cases.
  • Execute and manage integrated branded content for multiple platforms from idea to deliverables with a focus on feasibility and logistics.
  • Build relationships with stakeholders and clients; based on trust, respect, objective listening, and alignment with their needs alongside demonstrating ambitious creative concepts and opportunities.
  • Steward the creative integrity of projectsand champion design excellence for our brand and our partners
  • Work closely with creative leadership to elevate the team’s creative output and establish a high bar for excellence.
  • Build, lead, and mentor a team of exceptionally talented designers and art directorsto develop industry leading concepts and executions.
  • Cultivate healthy processes and relationships while pushing creative boundaries.

What do you need to succeed?
  • 5+ years of director experiencein a creative studio, developing innovative and engaging experiential concepts across digital and physical platforms.
  • Demonstrated creative and design excellence with career progression in your portfolio. Proven track record of working in experiential activations at scale, with experience in live events, immersive experiences, emerging technology with brand clients preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in written communication and presentation copy writing.
  • Advanced proficiency in relevant design software (ex. Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, After Effects, and/or 3D software etc.)
  • Articulate and charismatic speaker who can lead discussions and captivate a room
  • Experience with channel strategy from a creative perspective is ideal and heavy experience in digital is a huge plus
  • Adept at visualizing concepts across a wide range of mediums
  • Objective listening skills with the ability to formulate information into concepts and designs that are technically and economically viable
  • Reliable decision-making capabilities, based on solid understanding of how to balance creative expression, pragmatic design, and business needs
  • Strategic and agile thinker who can pivot the creative and evolve design to meet shifting needs
  • Ability to seed and generate a larger sustainable holistic vision across platforms, locations, and supporting initiatives

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-DW1

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