Motion Graphics Designer - NBC Sports (Marketing)
NBC Universal 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. NBC Universal 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. 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 13 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. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 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.Responsibilities * Conceptualize, design, and animate graphics in order to effectively execute campaign briefs. * Responsible for the daily creation of graphic and animated elements for broadcast event and brand promotions including internal sales reels. * Effectively communicate concepts and ideas to design team, producers, and clients. * Must understand and translate graphics requests to Networks brand strategy and standards convert into quality design.Basic Qualifications * College graduate with degree in graphic design, film, animation, or fine arts * Minimum five (5) yrs progressively complex experience in network or agency production environment * Understanding of the implementation of design elements in network television and live sports environments a must. * Expert level After Effects proficiency with complete knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D. * Adept at expressing concepts with type. * Knowledge of 3D design including modeling and texturing, lighting, mograph, and animation. * Must fully understand the importance of brand communication. * Must be flexible, deadline driven, a great collaborator, and must be able to confidently deliver graphics with complete accuracy. * Must be able to adhere to existing workflow and file structure. Eligibility Requirements * Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #:8674br) * Willingness to work extended hours, and on weekends with short notice * Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT * Must be willing to submit to a background investigation * Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States * Must be 18 years or older * It is the policy of NBC Universal and NBC Universal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.