Creative Talent Pool - Freelancers
BBC News
White City, United Kingdom
2h ago

Job Introduction

We are looking to recruit :

2D & 3D MOTION DESIGNERS

RETOUCHERS

MIDWEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

MOTION DESIGNERS

  • Create top quality, distinctive motion graphics across a range of BBC brands
  • Communicate creative ideas and approach with your production team
  • Manage your deliverables within the expected timeframe, and communication delays to production
  • Safeguard BBC premium content and follow editorial guidelines
  • Keep project files and folders well organised
  • Skills required include the ability to work quickly and efficiently to a brief and project timelines, have excellent communication skills to express your ideas to a diverse group of people, experience in television & film is a plus.
  • ARTWORKERS

  • Work alongside the in-house team to develop brand and trade assets as well
  • as working on individual artworking briefs. Materials include catalogues, brochures, wall artwork, marketing kits, branding and imagery, presentation decks, advertising, electronic promotions, DM, web and social media graphics.

  • Exceptional quality control across printed and physical collateral and
  • confident dealing with external suppliers as necessary

  • Artwork origination and amendments, adaptation and versioning of existing signed off designs.
  • Performing full QC checks including pre-flight and colour management for all artwork produced.
  • Skills required include expert understanding of setting up artwork for print and digital including largescale artwork;
  • with a particular eye for detail, technical specifics and file organisation.

    CREATIVE RETOUCHER

  • Create top quality, distinctive master iconic artwork (keyart) across a range of BBC brands. High level of ability in and proven experience in concepting and creating heavily comped imagery from many image elements is a must.
  • Communicate creative ideas and approach with your production team
  • Manage your deliverables within the expected timeframe, and communication delays to production
  • Safeguard BBC premium content and follow editorial guidelines
  • Keep project files and folders well organised
  • Skills include heavy comping experience and the ability to offer creative solutions without relying on direction. Must also be able to deliver a wide range of styles and approaches and show creative flair.
  • MIDWEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

  • Able to execute design styles across print and digital with guidance from the Creative Director
  • Communicate creative ideas and approach with your production team and clients
  • Manage your deliverables within the expected timeframe, and communication delays to production
  • Safeguard BBC premium content and follow editorial guidelines
  • Keep project files and folders well organised
  • Relevant experience must include previous work with book and magazine layout in both print and digital formats, as well as design in large scale format artworks and portfolio evidence of excellent design work demonstrating creative flair and ability to deliver different styles.
  • SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

  • Able to come up with a creative vision for artwork and work with the Creative Director to delivery strong campaign concepts.
  • Work with project teams to convey your ideas and direct and guide retouchers and artworkers as needed.
  • Show in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles and layout techniques and be up to date with latest tools. Demonstrate strong creative flair, strong typographic skills and be able to demonstrate branding experience.
  • Are you the right candidate?

  • You will produce distinctive content on a variety of platforms
  • Work effectively with other departments ensuring the you maintain excellent relationships throughout
  • Able ensure content reflects our diverse audiences
  • To keep up to date with emerging industry trends
  • Share design expertise and creative solutions for the benefit of the audience
  • Be accountable for the quality of your work and ensure it meets intended purposes
  • Be accountable for the usability and accessibility of design deliveries for the broadest possible cross-section of users
  • Freelance opportunity in BBC Studios

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    Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

    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.

    We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and / or belief.

    We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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