Reporting to the Design Director, the Motion Designer will sit within the Creative Services Team working across both the UK and Emerging Markets and will be responsible for implementing the On Air, Off Air, Social and Digital creative strategy as set by the Design Director.
To work in partnership with Global as and when required in addition to local reporting.
To be a global brand guardian and ensure brand compliance and consistency at all times.
To use creative to drive performance in territory and meet local business objectives.
To work with all wider creative, editorial and marketing teams to deliver integrated work.
To keep abreast of design and technology trends to maintain innovation and freshness.
To be an energetic / enthusiastic team member sharing ideas and best practice.
To achieve all requested outcomes on time and on budget.
To implement On Air, Off Air, Social and Digital Creative solutions to support the marketing strategy of all programming and branding requirements.
To work collaboratively or independently either as part of a wider project or within a self-contained brief.
Solid graphic design foundation including excellent typography, confident and informed use of colour, natural sense of balanced composition, and an eye for beautiful aesthetic.
Strong conceptual thinking.
Proven knowledge of moving image and current animation techniques.
Previous experience and proven track record of working within broadcast, advertising or a design agency.
Good knowledge and understanding of branding and how to adhere to guidelines and intelligently evolve them when required.
Fluency in graphics and animation programmes including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and ideally Maxon Cinema 4D although this is not essential.
Excellent Apple Mac skills and an understanding of troubleshooting.
Ability to work within a busy and sometimes stressful environment whilst remaining composed and clear headed.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Good presentation skills and an ability to clearly express rationale behind design decisions.
Good idea generation ability both as an individual and as part of a team.
Ability to work across multitude projects simultaneously.
Good time management with the ability to work to strict deadlines, delivering finished creative on time and on budget.
A solid and creative portfolio, showcasing innovative design solutions.
Knowledge of production and technical processes to deliver creative for broadcast, digital and print.
Proven ability to work in a design team within a collaborative, dynamic and positive environment.
Strong working relationships with people in a wide variety of functional areas, such as programming, marketing, creative and online etc.
A keen interest to be a part of the creative services design team within NBC Universal.
Qualifications / Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s design degree (or equivalent) of equal standing from an accredited Art Institute or School of Design.
Willingness to work overtime and be flexible with hours.
Must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.