BBC Sport Freelance Design Pool Job at BBC | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Graphic Designer
  • Type Freelance
  • Location MediaCity UK, Salford M50, UK

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Description

Closing Date: 18 October, 2020
From the World Cup to the Olympics, whether it’s Premier League football, Six Nations rugby, international cricket or the top tennis tournaments, BBC Sport is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events. Our teams help make sure that every day our audiences are served with all the top stories and analysis, as well as providing world class coverage of the events themselves.
BBC Sport are putting together a pool of freelance designers to work on a range of projects focussed on supporting key editorial content across BBC Sport’s social media accounts and the BBC Sport website and app.

Role Responsibility

We are looking to recruit:
GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
  • Able to execute distinctive design styles across multiple digital platforms under the BBC Sport brand
  • Communicate creative ideas and approach with commissioning editorial staff and design team
  • Manage your deliverables within the expected timeframe, and communicate any delays to production
  • Safeguard BBC premium content and follow editorial guidelines
  • Keep project files and folders well organised
  • Previous experience with website and social media content design is desirable, including portfolio evidence of design work demonstrating creative flair and ability. Motion design experience is useful but not essential
ILLUSTRATORS
  • Produce distinct, vibrant and expertly crafted illustrations to support our social media and website content.
  • Communicate creative ideas and approach with commissioning editorial staff and design team.
  • Manage your deliverables within the expected timeframe, and communicate any delays to production.
  • Safeguard BBC premium content and follow editorial guidelines
  • Keep project files and folders well organised
During the application process you will be asked to select which of the role you would prefer to apply for.
You must be a UK resident to apply.
To apply you must submit your CV and also a link to your portfolio / examples of your work.
Becoming part of the Freelance pool does not guarantee any work.

Are you the right candidate?

  • You will produce distinctive content on a variety of platforms
  • Able to ensure content reflects our diverse audiences
  • To keep up to date with emerging industry trends
  • Share design expertise and creative solutions for the benefit of the audience
  • Be accountable for the quality of your work and ensure it meets intended purposes
  • Be accountable for the usability and accessibility of design deliveries
  • Have the necessary arrangements to work remotely as required

Package Description

Contract type: Freelance Talent Pool Location: Mediacity
The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/
Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.
Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.
We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click hereBBC

Skills Required

  • Graphic Design

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