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National Geographic

Washington, DC 06-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Designer (National Geographic)

At National Geographic, we are looking for a detailed designer that can collaborate with our team while leveraging the renowned imagery and dynamic stories we are known for. In this role, you must possess outstanding design skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with members of our graphics, cartography, photography, and other special publications departments to plan, shape, design and produce our highest quality issues. If you have strong conceptual skills, a passion for finding creative solutions, all while demonstrating a sophisticated eye for design and typography – this might be the role for you!

• Plan, shape, design and produce layouts for National Geographic Magazine, bookazines, special issues, and, of course, National Geographic Kids
• Commission illustrators and collaborate closely with the editorial and photography departments
• Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience by mentoring and offering creative feedback and direction
• Partner with the production department to color proof and ensure quality of product
• Continuously communicate effectively with managers, peers, and other project stakeholders
• Occasionally partner with our UX and interactive teams to develop innovative concepts for our audiences

Basic Qualifications:
• 3+ years relevant experience in a design focused role
• Keen eye for typography
• Solutions-based mindset and keen problem-solving skills
• Effective communication skills
• Self-Starter with strong ability to manage timelines
• Ability to build rapport and collaborate with many different stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous publishing or editorial design experience
• Digital / UX experience

Required Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience

The hiring range for this position in Washington, D.C is $63,400 to $85,000 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company's streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television's creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television's programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children's & family categories.

This position is with National Geographic Partners PAY SVC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

National Geographic Partners PAY SVC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g42eyq-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $63,400 to $85,000 Per Year ($ USD)