Director, Creative Services- NBC Sports Washington

Posted: 2/13/2019

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The role will be responsible for establishing the visual design direction of the network and overseeing the production and execution of marketing promotional campaigns for on-air, web and social, as part of the overall creative efforts for NBC Sports Washington.

Job Duties
· Create compelling advertising for broadcast air, online and social media, from concept execution to final delivery.
· Write compelling scripts, design dynamic graphics, animations and toolkits, and produce award-winning promotional content, following editorial and brand guidelines.Lead a team of Graphic Artists, providing coaching, guidance and feedback· Manage assigned campaigns, on-air promos and sales presentations through the production process - shooting, editing, graphic production, music direction and post production - with a team of graphic artists and freelancers.
· Solid knowledge, understanding and ability to execute the latest techniques in editing and compositing, and a strong esthetic sensibility.
· Self-manage an ongoing workload of multiple projects at a time, from on-air promos to live event graphics to social media designs to website materials.
· Create, manipulate and handle graphics using Adobe products.
· Oversee asset management system and archives, plus Adobe Creative Cloud project structure.
· Working knowledge of top production companies, trends and techniques.
· Proactively offer and communicate new ideas to take the network forward.
· Liaison between marketing, engineering, production, digital media sales, and external production companies.
· Maintains administrative tasks for the team, to include duties around music rights and usage, footage clearances, HR tasks tied to direct reports and routine departmental performance reviews.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design or related field.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of creative or promotions experience working for an advertising agency, design studio or television station.
  • Expert After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator and the creative production workflow.
  • Working knowledge of 3D software and Chyron.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Willingness to travel, work extended hours and on weekends with short notice.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively on teams, and ability to maintain positive work relationships with co-workers within the department, and with other departments.
  • Must be flexible and work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to juggle many priorities at the same time while maintaining good attention to detail.
  • Strong project management, prioritization, organizational and time management
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, able to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Must be willing to work in Bethesda, MD.

    Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of professional & college sports, athletes, teams, etc.

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