Creative Director ESPN The Magazine & ESPN.com
Chin Wang is the Creative Director for Print and Digital Media, where she oversees all content design for ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine. In this role, she is responsible for the look and feel of the website’s enterprise longform stories, special projects, brand design, illustrations and data visualization. Similarly, she defines the visual identity for the Magazine, cover to cover.
In 2012, Wang joined ESPN as Senior Art Director of the magazine and became its Creative Director in 2014. Under her leadership, the Magazine has won dozens of awards from Society of Publication Design (SPD), and has been recognized by Best American Infographics, Society of News Design (SND), American Illustration, and the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME). In 2014, Wang was named Sports Designer of the Year by SND, and ESPN the Magazine was a finalist in SPD’s Magazine of the Year in 2015. For the past three years, ESPN the Magazine has also won Cover of the Year in the sports category in ASME’s cover of the year competition. In 2016, she was part of the team that won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence.
After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1995, Wang started her career at the Orlando Sentinel and the Charlotte Observer before heading to the Boston Globe in 2001. At the Globe, she designed for multiple sections, including Page One, Features, and Business, and eventually became Design Director of its Sunday magazine. In 2010, she became Design Director of Boston magazine and oversaw an award-winning redesign of the publication. Her work has also been recognized by City and Regional Magazine Association, Print’s Design Annual and Communication Arts.