***You must be legally authorized to work in the United States in order to be considered for this role.
*Please note: this is a 3-month contract position*
BBC Studios Americas is looking for a highly skilled and proven Digital Static and Motion Graphic Designer with at least 5 years of experience in the entertainment industry to create outstanding work for BBC Select, a soon-to-be-launched product, and other BBC Studios Americas’ related needs.
The successful candidate will have a track record of creating compelling content. They love the constantly evolving world of digital platforms and can translate campaign briefs into addictive assets that deliver results. They will produce strategically aligned content for multiple platforms in a fast-paced production environment with tight deadlines: they need to be creative under pressure and cheerfully resilient.
The successful candidate will be open to feedback, have a keen eye for detail, have strong organizational and communicational skills, and be able to use multiple cloud-based and communication tools. A portfolio or reel must be presented to demonstrate talent, criteria, eye for design, and high-quality production values.
The Digital Static and Motion Graphic Designer will report to the Sr. Creative Director (BBCS) and will work closely with the Line Producer as well as the Marketing Department. This is a remote position working with colleagues spread across the US and the UK. The team is geographically remote but close-knit with a strong team spirit.
- Conceptualize and design custom key art and title treatments for new programs (On-platform and marketing materials.)
- Adapt all artwork according to multiple media specs.
- Create digital promotional assets for Paid or Organic such as static and HTML5 banners, animated graphics, clips, thumbnails, upsells, carousels, and social posts for Facebook/Google ads, websites, social media, etc.
- Create new, adapt and refresh existing templates/projects for easy use.
- Meet periodically with the Sr. Creative Director and Line Producer about deadlines and deliverables.
- Embrace working with limited assets.
- Support the Marketing Team with other areas of the business (sales, licensing, additional partner needs, etc.)
The Ideal Candidate
- 5 years of recent experience in digital graphic design for a company or agency.
- Bachelor's or equivalent degree in Graphic Design or related course of study.
- Fluency in English
- Has a proactive and hands-on approach to work.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Understands TV and Digital Formats and the fast-evolving streaming industry.
- All remote workers must have all of their own equipment to qualify including a computer, a webcam, a secure fast speed internet and a good audio reference.
- Graphics – Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
- Video editing – Adobe Premiere
- Audio Knowledge
- Highly Organized
- Detail Oriented
- Problem Solving
- Computer proficiency
About the Company
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We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.
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