David Barton

Sr. Art Director, NBC Sports & Olympics

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (February 2018)

David is a seven-time Emmy Award Winning Senior Art Director for the NBC Sports Group. David’s primary focus is developing branding strategies and live event GFX packages for each Olympic Games on the networks of NBCUniversal.  David has been leading design teams since the Torino Winter Olympics in 2006, working closely with event and feature producers, studio directors, and members of the sales and marketing department. 

Beyond his responsibilities with The Olympics, David also helps art direct the NBC Sports in-house live event graphics team in designing and integrating GFX packages for various properties in the NBC Sports Group portfolio.  This includes the NFL, NHL and many more.   David has been with NBC Sports since 2005.

Escadaria Selarón, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 2016)

Articles

Promax 2019 Conference

How NBC is Crafting the Olympic Brand Ahead of Tokyo 2020
06.05.2019

Sports Video Group Review - PyeongChang 2018

Live From PyeongChang
02.13.18

Sports Video Group Review - Rio 2016

Live From Rio 2016
08.15.16

Sports Post NY 2013 Conference

Concept and Tone Lay Foundation for Perfect Show Open
03.01.13

Awards

28th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2007)

Category: Outstanding Graphic Design
NBC: Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games
Senior Lead Designer

32nd Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2011)

Category: Outstanding Graphic Design
NBC: Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
Senior Lead Designer

33rd Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2012)

Category: Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction
NBC: Sunday Night Football
Senior Production Designer

34th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2013)

Category: Outstanding Technical Team Studio
NBC: London 2012 Olympic Games
Senior Lead Designer

36th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2015)

Category: Outstanding Graphic Design
NBC: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Art Director

36th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2015)

Category: Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Event Coverage
NBC: Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Art Director

38th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winner (2017)

Category: Studio Art Direction
NBC: Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Art Director