Full Time Job

Art Director, Digital

NBC News

New York, NY 01-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


NBC News Digital is looking for an experienced Art Director to join its centralized, digital post-production unit. The ideal candidate is an experienced digital production artist and natural leader. They should have proven design expertise and be comfortable working in a multi-platform digital production environment. They will manage a team of artists and animators in the daily production of a variety of digital content to support NBC News Digital's video productions efforts. They should be passionate about news and storytelling and should be ready for a face-paced environment.

Job Duties
• Provide technical direction, creative direction, feedback and guidance to editors as needed
• Help delegate resources and oversee creative production of a variety of digital content, including style frames, motion graphics, brand and marketing materials, presentations, storyboards, templates and advertisements
• Work in close collaboration with senior leadership in all areas of production, from concept through execution and delivery
• Establish and maintain relationships with internal clients in support of their production efforts
• Able and willing to lead creative and technical efforts by example
• Work on multiple projects, simultaneously, with tight deadlines

- At least 8+ years professional experience as a designer,

animator and/or director
- Prior professional experience in a directorial and/or

management position
- Must have a portfolio with extraordinary digital content

that showcases an expertise in modern design

fundamentals, art direction and storytelling across a

variety of platforms and applications
- In-depth understanding of digital and editorial content

production process
- Experience with analytics and data-driven decision

- Social media savvy and a passion for emerging

- Proven news judgment and high ethical standards
- Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects

Additional Job Requirements:
- Must be willing to work in New York

Desired Characteristics
- Experience in a broadcast production environment
- Experience in Cinema 4D or Maya
- Experience in illustration and traditional animation