VP Design Creative Director

Madison Square Garden, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues. MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events. MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company's diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York's Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.

Role SummaryThe Vice President Design (Creative Director) will oversee the design and experiential aspects of lifestyle projects within the venue portfolio. In tandem with our brand partner TAO, and third-party teams, the Vice President Design (Creative Director) will be our internal advisor. This individual will be responsible for concept and design of our public venue concourses (concession areas), lounges, suites and restaurants. In addition, they will be responsible for creating upscale brand standards for overall venue and suites aesthetics and inspire developers and external design partners to deliver forward thinking, functional and beautifully designed spaces that exceed guest expectations. This position will report into the EVP Development & Construction.Specific Functions/Activities Summary

  • Oversees design activities for new venues, renovation projects, or property conversions in US & international markets.

  • Establishes upscale and relevant brand standards, creative design, direction and strategy for The MSG Sphere in global locations.

  • Drives engagement with developers, owners and project consultants while fostering partnerships with the architecture, design, construction teams, MSG stakeholders and external design partners.

  • Responsible for establishing an innovative and creative design advantage using advanced and new products and materials.

  • Evaluates, recommends, and ultimately selects Interior Designers for current and future projects.

  • Researches the market and competitive set to stay current on industry trends.

  • Responsible for the management and distribution of all design and technical standards which is inclusive of punch lists and design modifications.

  • Provides a creative vision to MSG, bringing coherence, modern design and a distinct point of view to our venue assets.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 15 years' regional or multi-property professional experience in Interior Architecture & Design within an upscale/luxury Hospitality, Retail, Residential or Commercial Office setting.

  • Four-year degree in Architecture, Interior Design or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. MBA Preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of principles, policies and practices relating to construction and design projects with a solid track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.

  • Strong working knowledge of contracts, contract negotiations, state and city building codes.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication, organizational and time management skills required.

  • Proficiency in the following programs: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Auto CAD Drafting, 3D Modeling programs and Adobe Creative Suite (Design, Illustrator & Photoshop).

  • Exceptional attention to detail and style, strong analytical, and problem-solving skills is essential.

  • Demonstrates integrity, tact, diplomacy and a commitment to company values and excellence.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while managing multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (inclusive of weekends & holidays) and willing to travel to other locations as needed (25-50%) both Domestic & Internationally (Current US entry/exit documents required).

EducationCandidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.EEO StatementAt 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, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
VP Creative Development & Strategy

Madison Square Garden, Inc.

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-01T00:00 Overview The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues. MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events. MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company's diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York's Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com. Role SummaryThis executive position reports to EVP on scope of responsibilities related to Sphere Studio and Project Slate. This position utilizes historic knowledge of project to pivot between short term (foundational strategy) and long term (creative development) initiatives. Executive is responsible for sourcing key content, overseeing the development production of that content; and evaluating potential new content for the Sphere. He/she will have excellent negotiating and business development skills, a deep understanding of current and emerging projects at other networks as well at our own, and strong instincts for the kinds of content and licensing approaches most capable of serving MSG's needs and an ability to bring innovative and disruptive thinking to the new medium of Sphere content. Specific Functions/Activities Summary CREATIVE STRATEGY * Supports EVP on Architecting Studio Infrastructure, Processes & Mandates that relate to Sphere Productions, including our go-to-industry strategy, execution and follow through. This includes defining Show Concepts and Studio Capabilities. [Studio Build] * Supports EVP on strategy, design and creation of Slate, sourcing of Key Projects and commissions. [Content Strategy & Slate Development] * Supports EVP in interfacing across departments with Ventures, Obscura, Live, Events, Brand Agency on Production's driven cross-departmental initiatives as we pursue project alignment and progress on Sphere. [Cross-Departmental Alignment] * Supports EVP on Brand Strategy, Comms Strategy, Development and Campaign. Provides Creative Inputs & Brand/Content Alignment on Marketing-Related Initiatives, Events, and Materials. [Brand Development] * Supports EVP on Launch Strategy and Campaign. [Launch Strategy] * Performs intensive research of Immersive Medium, tracking competing players, promising new talent and productions, new technology, prospective partners and early acquisitions. [Industry Research] * Sets up and oversees Pilot Projects, Creative Workshops and R&D to advance Palette development and establish priorities, engage industry experts and further define viable Sphere show concepts and creative techniques. Includes setting agenda and function, representing content needs and assignments for the above. [Pilot Projects & R&D] * Build, foster and cultivate alliances and community in creative industries to build strength and reputation, create positive buzz. [Industry & Talent Relationships] * Contributes to the creation and definition of a new studio culture for MSG Sphere. [Studio Culture] * Fulfills existing obligations on existing early-stage agendas, e. current phase of work (with Physical Productions Executive) on Palette, current phase of work with People Practices on Creating Culture. [Early Assignment Fulfillment] CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT * Work with EVP and Creative Development Team to Build Official Project Slate and Development Bench * Work on Exploration & Pursuit of IP Partnerships * Work on Slate Expansion; i.e. High Level Mass Gaming Initiatives; Sporting Initiatives * Attend Film Festivals and Pursue early Acquisition Opportunities * Project Development Duties Include * Partner and collaborate closely with creative teams to help develop and produce their visions for MSG Sphere * Supervise and guide projects and shows through all their attendant phases of development and production * Solicit, gather, and assess prospective talent for MSG Sphere Productions * Work with EVP to identify optimal talent choices and determine talent rates * Support legal with insight on talent negotiations, contract development, and execution of talent deals * Maintain a High Touch on Studio Culture & Brand Development to ensure it aligns with content slate, Productions agenda and Content values Qualifications * Must be a strategic thinker and creative problem solver, with an ability to influence, ideate and execute innovative ideas and build strong teams focused on passion, imagination and creative innovation. * Excellent listening, interpersonal and relationship development skills. Ability to collaborate in a close team atmosphere and with executives, filmmakers and talent. * Proven ability to communicate effectively and establish + maintain production relationships with third parties. * 10+ years of experience in development, production and talent packaging. * 10+ years of involvement in marketing & pr campaigns, programming, launch strategies and brand development. * Involvement in the development and management of financial budgets as pertains to creative elements. * Experience negotiating with vendors, producers, agents, lawyers and creatives. * Strong industry and talent relationships in film, music, tech, fashion and art world, domestic and international. * Strong narrative & visual instincts, passion for pop culture, and a rich vocabulary of film, music and theater. * Excellent written & verbal communication skills. EducationCandidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.EEO StatementAt 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, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. Madison Square Garden, Inc. New York NY

VP Design Creative Director

Madison Square Garden, Inc.