Junior Designer, EMEA Creative - 12 month FTC/attachment
BBC Studios is a global creative powerhouse for the development, production and distribution of bold, British, content. We produce over 2,500 hours of content per year, operate in 22 markets globally and generate revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.
We are seeking a Junior Designer to join the EMEA Creative team on a 12 month fixed term attachment/FTC.
Reporting into the Creative Director, the Junior Designer will work closely with the Motion Designer, offering support and producing core promotional work when required. The Junior Designer will act as the main point of contact when the Motion Designer is unavailable. They will manage design project archiving and quality check design output. The Junior Designer will offer graphic support on event reels, creation of awards reels and internal videos. They will work on promotional reversions, captioning jobs and assist on large scale campaigns when required. In addition, they will offer graphics support on franchise brand collateral and pre-sales activity.
Create and output graphic elements using After Effects for small ad-hoc design jobs such as re-versions, branded elements, social and digital assets.
Produce style guides, design references, assets and any other appropriate material to relevant parties to the Production Manager.
Occasional research, sourcing and procurement of image files, footage, 3D files and fonts
Provide technical knowledge for edit and video related queries – encoding/delivery of material to agencies, playout providers etc.
Log graphics technical specs for various regions and playout providers.
Check in-coming assets are technically correct and check quality control and correct technical specs on all graphics output.
Caption promotional trails and assist on bigger campaign projects when required
Maintain the filing and archiving of design projects.
Are you the right candidate?
At BBC Studios, we seek people who are passionate about who we are and what we do.
The Junior Designer will be managing their own schedule and so will need to be organised and used to estimating job length. A knowledge of After Effects, Premiere to a playout standard and Adobe CC is required and you will have a distinct passion for digital. You’ll have the ability to handle confidential information with tact and sensitivity and will demonstrate excellent organizational skills, particularly for naming conventions and archiving. An awareness and understanding of post-production equipment and procedures Resilience and stamina to sustain performance when under pressure from a high volume of work and conflicting priorities. With effective communication skills, you’ll be passionate about forming working relations with a wide range of contacts, and the be able to manage stakeholders with tact and sensitivity. A working knowledge of broadcast standard equipment and audio and data formats regularly used in the production environment would be advantageous. In addition to managing your own workload, you’ll be able to work independently and as an integral part of a team. With a proactive approach to self-development and be passionate about sourcing new ways of working and improvements in production techniques.
Please submit your creative work via a link on your CV for review.
Location: White City
We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.
- Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
- Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
- Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
About the BBC
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which makes 2500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and returns around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC’s licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences.
Diversity matters at the BBC. 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.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals. And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our website.