Jr. Interactive Designer - NBC Sports

  • Stamford  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    NBCUniversal International  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    10 October 2019  
    Posted on
    11 September 2019  

Responsibilities:

Role Purpose:
The Jr. Interactive Designer is responsible for helping shape design of NBC Sports digital properties including brand, look and feel and usability, with the overarching goal of providing an excellent user experience. This position will also be charged with ensuring high creative standards and delivering innovative design solutions. This position will be able to visualize and execute online stories, interactive features/sports packages, mobile applications, promotional/marketing and sales materials. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the design of a variety of promotional and social experiences to support NBC Sports and OnAir programming, and NBC Sports Wire news and editorial content.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce final design solutions (e.g. logos, banners, interfaces).
  • Pitch creative ideas that enhance projects.
  • Collaborate with team members to launch designs.
  • Interact with all different stakeholders in order to process and complete sales tickets.
  • Maintain and take action on submitted Gira tickets.
  • Create logo mock ups for the sales team.
  • Assist/Support team of interactive designers with on-going projects.
  • Communicate with senior team members to receive feedback on projects and assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or BA in Interaction Design, Graphic Design or Communication Design or related field.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience designing for Apple iOS, Android and Android platforms.
  • Strong visual design skills, including typography, composition, and use of color.
  • Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated experience of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and their underlying technical concepts.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience of web and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints within web, mobile and e-mail formats.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working with interactive developers and project managers to create a highly polished visual experience.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Experience in designing banners, emails and front end web design.
  • Experience using Sketch app.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV to be considered (note job #: ).
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
     

Desired Characteristics:

  • Expert command of Photoshop and Illustrator, Adobe Xd.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Passion for show packaging and knowledge of current trends in graphic design.
  • Must be flexible, detail-oriented, deadline driven and a good collaborator.
  • Strong visual design skills, including typography, composition, and use of color.
  • The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience in creating iconography.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be organized with files, and must work quickly and efficiently.
  • Love of Sports a plus.

About Us:

NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, IndyCar, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more. In 2018, NBC Sports Group presented three of the biggest sporting events in the world: Super Bowl LII, the Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea, and the FIFA World Cup on the networks of Telemundo.
 

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.

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