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Multimedia Designer


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NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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Responsibilities :
NBC Sports Washington is seeking a Multimedia Designer with a focus on graphic design, digital, social and presentation experience to join the Creative Services team.  Reporting to the Creative Director, the Multimedia Designer will have a keen eye for design, modern graphic communications skills, a visual storytelling sense, and a strong interest in our brand.  This is an opportunity to build the visual identity for the brand while focusing towards the future and to join a team of passionate content creators.
  • Work closely with Creative Director in ideation and executing GFX packages for various projects
  • Design & animate show and live event graphics packages (monitors, opens, lower thirds, transitions, bumps, boxes, billboards, snipes, etc.)
  • Design and deploy packages/toolkits for short form multiplatform video
  • Design and deploy sponsored promos, activations, campaigns and on-air elements
  • Fulfill daily graphics and animations requests but not limited to: open animations, sponsor elements, show opens, social media graphics, team/sponsor logos, headshots, etc.
  • Design graphics requested in a timely manner without sacrificing brand continuity or graphic quality.
  • Manage distribution and deployment of graphics for shows
  • Work closely with video on demand editors on content team on motion tool kits and upholding and maintaining branding guidelines
  • Work with Marketing team to design marketing materials (print ads, one sheets, web banners, press kits, t-shirts, flyers, banners, billboards, LEDs, premiums, etc.)
  • Set and keep the design standards of the artistic team at the highest possible level
  • Design original logos, layouts and presentation decks
  • Establish style guide and enforce brand identity across networks
  • Liaise with Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Washington Football team and other NBC Sports entities as necessary to ensure brand consistency and standards
  • Manage projects from concept through production, asking for clarification and prioritization as needed
Qualifications/Requirements :
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Fine art, Graphic design or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient with Adobe CC (strong Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects skills a must)
  • Knowledge of multiple social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years of related professional work experience (i.e. Graphic Designer)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in broadcast or agency environment
  • Proficiency in editing and motion graphics
  • Possess expert understanding of graphic design, print design and web design.
  • Portfolio that covers design, motion design, typography and photo manipulation

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Must be willing to work in Washington DC
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on www.nbcunicareers.com
Desired Characteristics :
Desired Qualifications
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic, positive attitude with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Exceptional organizational skills when dealing with high volumes of content (video, gfx, toolkits)
  • Excellent communication skills to a range of stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills when dealing with high volumes of content (video, gfx, toolkits)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in fast paced, high pressure environment, live TV environment
  • Iterative learner – applies learnings to future projects and helps others do the same
Notices :
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.