Digital & Visual Web Designer at NBC

NBC.COM is looking for a smart, energetic and talented Digital & Web Designer to join its award winning Design|UX Team. This role is a contract position that will be instrumental in shaping NBC.com Digital Experiences across multiple platforms and devices. The Digital & Visual Web Designer will work closely with both the Design, UX, Tech and Producers to create digital product experiences that enhance peoples’ lives.

Responsibilities
As a Design|UX team member, you will:

  • Design small to large-scale projects including websites, interactive features, sponsor integrations, banners, and other projects as assigned.
  • Work with Sr. Director of Design to ensure designs align with overall creative strategy.
  • Handle day-to-day management of assigned projects and prioritize workload to ensure all project deadlines are met.
  • Execute all design stages from concept to hand-off of final files for digital development.
  • Assist Sr. Director of Design and Sr. Designers with collateral design and art production.
  • Collaborate with producers, editors, developers, product & other design|ux team members to deliver engaging solutions.
  • Proactively seek and incorporate feedback from key stakeholders, managers and project leads.
  • Active participation in brainstorming sessions and concept development, bringing strong ideas and concepts to the table

Knowledge & Skills

  • The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
  • A High degree of creativity, digital design and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong design communication skills (ability to communicate ideas through design).
  • Ability to create great designs under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm for television, web trends, and emerging digital technologies
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills with ability to accept feedback and interpret needs appropriately.
  • Drive to design the best entertainment and customer experiences.
  • Proven track record and passion for designing compelling visual work.
  • Excellent presentation, project management and organizational skills with a fierce attention to details.
  • Education in Digital Design, Visual Communication and/or Interactive Design is required.
  • Expertise in visual design tools like Photoshop and Illustrator is required.
  • HTML5 & CSS3 Working Knowledge are a definite plus.
  • A Stellar portfolio showcasing range and samples of creative range is a MUST.
  • Entertainment and Lifestyle Brand Experience is a MUST!

Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years professional web design experience
  • 2+ years working in a fast paced environment.
  • BA Degree in Visual Communication, Digital Design or a comparable program from an accredited institution.
  • Experience designing for cross-platform digital experiences & touch environments is a plus.
  • Online portfolio demonstrating broad design skills, versatile aesthetic, typography, high-end experiences, and expertise in design principles and usability.
  • High proficiency in Photoshop & Illustrator, with working knowledge of HTML 5, CSS3, etc.
  • Must be comfortable working on complex mobile and social applications along with consumer focused content websites.
  • Experience with Consumer Entertainment Experiences across multiple devices a huge plus.
  • Experience in design studio, advertising agency, network, or in house design department
  • Experience in the entertainment industry a plus

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Willingness to work long hours with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be at least 18 years old or greater

Online Portfolio is required for all submissions.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to NBC.ContractRecruitment@nbcuni.com with “Contract Digital Web Designer” in the subject line.

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