Full Time Job

Senior Designer


London, United Kingdom 07-06-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Division: CNBC International
Department: Design & Creative
Position: Lead Designer
Band: LPB
Reports to: Director, Design and Creative International
Location: London

NBC Universal is one of the world's 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 networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

CNBC is the world's number one business and financial news network. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews.

CNBC's vast portfolio includes CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the network's premium subscription service that provides real-time global market data and market analysis, as well as a growing slate of live events where consumers can experience CNBC's award-winning journalism, live.

With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect. Today the channel is available in more than 392 million homes worldwide. CNBC also boasts a growing audience across its social media and digital video platforms.

Visit www.cnbc.com for more information .
We are looking for an experienced Lead Motion Graphic designer to join our creative team. This candidate must be highly motivated and able to create a range of high quality still and motion graphics content for use in a live fast paced TV news, digital, and commercial sales environment.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about all things design, able to design both still and animated elements with a penchant for strong conceptual thinking and a careful understanding of realistic production requirements.


⦁ Provide inspiration and ideas on the graphic development of the Channel and wider business design tasks.
⦁ Be a leader within the team with technical proficiency and a positive work attitude.
⦁ Help delegate resources and oversee creative production of a variety of content, including style frames, motion graphics, brand and marketing materials, presentations, storyboards, templates, and special campaigns.
⦁ Have a thorough understanding of the Channel's identity concepts, file structure practices and systems.
⦁ Ability to employ best practise in graphic/motion design and usage.
⦁ To conceive and design graphics elements appropriate to the Channel's corporate image and standards.
⦁ Deputise for Director of Design and Creative when needed.
⦁ Work in close collaboration with senior leadership, Head of Asia Graphics and the Graphics team in all areas of production, from concept through execution and delivery.
⦁ To problem solve and find creative graphic solutions in the short time scales of a busy news production and sales environment.
⦁ Keep up to date with the latest software, technologies and methods of design and graphics production.
⦁ Co-ordinate with the News team the daily flow or Graphics requests.
⦁ Manage projects from concept to completion. Maintain a fresh source of creativity, rather than repetitive design.
⦁ Line manage and provide guidance to the London based Graphic Designer. Provide creative direction, feedback, and guidance to colleagues as needed, including on-the-job training to all new members of the department and in-house training.
⦁ Provide advice and support to CNBC Affiliate channels.


⦁ Demonstrate experience in creating high quality still and motion broadcast graphics for use in the live news and commercial sales environment via show reel/online portfolio of work.
⦁ Significant relevant experience in a broadcast/creative design production environment.
⦁ Very creative, passionate about design with an eye for detail and a self-starter attitude.
⦁ Excellent organizational and decision-making skills, able to communicate clearly with the local team and perform assignments across locations.
⦁ Able to operate quickly and efficiently in a live broadcast environment or on other assignments.
⦁ High proficiency in design layout and animation nuance with attention to typography.
⦁ Team player, who is comfortable working autonomously and able to deliver under pressure
⦁ Keen, enthusiastic, and interested in maximising the contributions of the design department to various business units.
⦁ Proactive in generating new, fresh, and relevant ideas and concepts often in short timescales and implement last-minute feedback.
⦁ Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with varied deadlines, in a fast-paced production design environment.
⦁ In depth operational experience of Adobe Creative suite. Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Microsoft office, PowerPoint, Excel, Word.
⦁ Use of 3D software, Cinema 4D software packages, advantageous. Knowledge of After Effects 3D compositing techniques needed.
⦁ Knowledge of Real-time broadcast graphics systems, Viz/Chyron, advantageous.
⦁ Degree level formal design qualification (desirable)

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

We are proud to be a disability confident employer and we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you. Accessibility Statement | NBCUnicareers


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb819x-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.