Interactive Designer - NBC Sports Group

Posted: 6/25/2013

Location: Stamford
Function: Marketing & Communications
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

NBCUniversal is one of the worlds leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake. NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as Americas Olympic Network, NBC has broadcast 12 Olympic Games, more than any other network. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. t
elevision history, including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 215 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named Best in Sports Television at the Sports Business Awards.

We're looking for Interactive designers with the creative passion, high standard of design, and proven technical ability necessary to successfully extend the NBC Sports brand across a wide variety of interactive promotional materials. The selected candidate will become part of the newly formed NBC Sports Agency, and work with a dynamic, fun, and talented creative team on some of the most exciting projects imaginable.

* Concepts, design, and implementation of flash banners, web interfaces, web applications, online marketing, mobile applications, social media, and new untapped interactive technologies

* Design and prepare brand relevant key art for use on web

* Work closely with Creative Director, design team, copywriters, producers and marketing to ensure a unified brand look online

* Maintain files and archive for efficient release, sharing, and repurposing with particular emphasis on adhering to rights agreements

* Lead additional interactive designers when necessary

* Construct clean, easy readable code, wireframes, flash templates, and timelines

* Continually source new outlets for photography

* minimum 2 years interactive design experience

* Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash AS2/AS3, and latest HTML

* Experience with designing and implementing flash banner ads and rich media files

* Basic knowledge of HTML5, DHTML, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets, XML

* Strong knowledge of Web architecture, page layout, typography, photo editing

* Ability to handle many projects simultaneously and to react flexibly and immediately to changes that may occur in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment

* Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, presentation and creative skills

* College degree in design, interactive graphics, or related field is preferred

* Mobile application design & programming experience a major plus

* Highly motivated; work well under pressure; goal-oriented, self-motivated and proactive

* A great can do attitude Eligibility Requirements:

* Interested candidates must submit a resume through to be considered (job id #8830BR)

* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

* Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

* Must be 18 years of age 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

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