Full Time Job

Lead Designer

Fox News

New York, NY 07-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

The Lead Designer will work closely with the Creative and Art Directors to conceptualize, design, develop, execute and animate multi-platform projects such as show packages, IDs, show opens, animated bumpers and other real-time elements for all FOX News Media platforms. You will guide other motion designers to execute projects based on approved looks and ensure design consistency across all brands including Fox News Channel, Fox Business, Fox Nation, Fox Digital, Fox Radio, Fox News Books and Fox Weather.

A SNAPSHOT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assess workload, divide and delegate responsibilities to animators, daily designers, and viz artists
• Create highly produced and customized graphics across all Fox News Media properties
• Ensure all visual designs adheres to existing brand guidelines
• Pitch designs for new show packages, redesigns, studio displays, and segments based on executive requests, editorial guidance, and internal requests
• Animate graphics packages
• Provide design direction on the day-to-day development and execution of content with a focus on logo design and animation packages
• Stay knowledgeable about all content to ensure the team is producing engaging key art and toolkits for our OTT platforms
• Analyze the evolution of competitive networks on all platforms
• Stay up to date on current design trends
• Develop and maintain brand guidelines to ensure a high standard and consistency across all Fox News Media platforms

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 7 years' experience working in design and production for broadcast news and digital
• Experience leading a team to execute a design including giving feedback and meeting deadlines
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Cinema 4d and/or Maya
• Demonstrated understanding of design principles, layout, typography, motion design and color theory
• Thorough knowledge of branding systems and identities
• Project management and organizational skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Must show creative initiative, possess strong attention to detail and be a self-starter
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure news environment under tight deadlines
• Ability to take initial direction and then execute independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to problem-solve and think on your feet while multi-tasking and work effectively with changing priorities/deadlines

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree in Design/Communication or equivalent
• Vizrt, video production, UI/UX, and web design experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw7ybj-18-232-179-37-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.