23 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Graphic Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Job Overview NBC Sky World News are looking for a senior graphics designer for a groundbreaking new unit in the centre of our newsroom.  You'll be familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterAffects, Premiere Pro and VizRT, but will also become key part of the editorial team, engaging with producers and our on air team on how best to tell data driven stories, visual investigations and breaking news.  You may be familiar with Open Source Investigations techniques and how to get the best out of satellite imagery and the enhancement of user generated content. You'll be a first class designer who wants more of a say in how we tell our stories and willing to pioneer new techniques and systems.    Key Responsibilities
  • Working with producers on the design, building, and iteration of various breaking news and visual journalism projects.
  • Work with the team to storyboard, and realize data presentation in the form of fullscreen graphics, studio monitor walls, and augmented reality.
  • Design and create assets across multiple platforms, including broadcast and digital.
  • Maintain an organized file structure, with respect to variations, revisions, and use-cases.
  • Work with continued progress on projects with longer deadlines, as well as turn around concepts and revisions under pressure of breaking news .
  • Flexibilty to work unconventional hours during major stories.
Skills and Experience
  • Experience designing graphics to an agreed brief for breaking news and long form visual investigations
  • Familiar with Viz artist & Viz pilot/Director
  • Degree in a design discipline
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively with the gallery via talkback
  • Able to push the boundaries and bring innovation, creativity and original ideas to our unique mission
  • Good humour and calmness under pressure
  • Highly skilled in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D or 3D software packages
  • Experience of working in a live broadcast and multi-platform environment and of working to tight deadlines
  • Innovative use of Google Earth, explainers and smart annotation of video sources\
  • A deep knowledge and passion for news and current affairs
About Us
NBC News is a leading source of global news and information operating for over 75 years. Every week, NBC News provides more than 25 hours of television news programming with the top-rated NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Meet the Press programs as well as America’s longest-running morning news program, TODAY. The network’s primetime newsmagazine, Dateline provides a variety of in-depth stories week in and week out ranging from mysteries and breaking news to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Skills Required

  • Graphic Design

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