Art Director

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About the job

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.General Description

Concept + Design Studio is the full-service in-house partner for all things creative within Marketing’s Global Brand & Creative, DTC, at Warner Bros. Discovery. Our work spans five teams and encompasses brand identity, campaigns, toolkits, key art, OOH, motion graphics, and print and digital design. Together, we create and translate the brand for any medium to best serve our stories.We are seeking a talented Art Director who is passionate about design with a focus digital platform creative design. As part of the Content Creative, the AD will be immersed in an engaging, fast-paced environment with opportunities to create original and innovative designs that stay true to our shows. The AD must have strong communication skills, managerial skills, attend business partner meetings, and collaborate within the team and across departments. Above all, they are confident in their instincts, experimental with their work, and receive constructive criticism and feedback effectively. Bring your passion and be a foundational part of our dynamic studio!Primary Responsibilities

  • Experience managing a small team of more than one designer varying team (local and remote)
  • Hands-on leader, creating various layouts and comps to final key art (digital)
  • Assures design deadlines are met
  • Execute final designs—adjusting style, images, branding—as well as presentation decks
  • Participate in briefing and ideation phase to develop compelling key art that’s on-brand
  • Brief designers on specific key art projects and, working with Creative Directors, provide constructive feedback
  • Work on single IP in all areas of static-content creative—key art development and finishing, digital, marketing decks, and in-situ delivery
  • Have a strong understanding of grid use, typography, and hierarchy of information
  • Outside-the-box thinker for creative solutions
  • Support the Creative Director
  • Train junior design staff on new technology, new software knowledge
  • Be accountable in every area: adherence to project timelines, account team support and service, and collaboration among all team members
  • Take initiative and prioritize tasks; have excellent time management and problem-solving skills
  • Take direction from the SVP, VP, Senior Art Directors, and all assigned stakeholders while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Participate in the creative/direction process with the SVP, VP, Senior Art Director, and Copywriters
  • Gain understanding of business partners’ strategies and objectives
  • Stay abreast of current technology and design trends in the visual communication industry


  • Degree in graphic design with 5+ years’ design or agency experience
  • Strong visual design skills and portfolio
  • Proficient in latest Mac software: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and additional relevant programs
  • Top-notch portfolio with a track record of carrying out world-class entertainment campaigns
  • Ability to successfully manage time, workflow, and schedule
  • Excellent verbal/written communications skills
  • Self-starter with the passion, ability, and energy to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Clear understanding of meeting project deadlines
  • Entertainment industry experience a plus

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.The Legal Bits…

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $95,550.00 - $177,450.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at

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Art Director
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March 28, 2024
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