Design Director

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Corporate social responsibility
Adobe CS
Creative strategy
Motion graphic design
Social media
Project management
Attention to detail
Quality control
Public relations
Affiliate marketing
Emerging technologies
Adobe After Effects
Employment authorization
Conflict resolution
Leadership
Multitasking
Design
Television
Streaming
Network
Software development
Educate
Brand
Marketing
Management
Creativity
Ideation
Art
Adobe AIR
Supervision
Partnership
Presentations
Photo manipulation
Broadcasting
Cabling
Sales
Advertising
Communication
Workflow
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Acrobat
Scheduling
Editorial
Animation
Policies
SAP BASIS
Law
Legal
LOS
Recruiting

Job Details

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

The Design Director for Telemundo Design & Branding oversees and manages a team of multi-disciplinary staff and contractors for Telemundo Marketing & Creative Strategy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage robust campaign design system and design-driven efforts for Telemundo Entertainment Marketing Creative from ideation to execution
  • Collaboratively build the bridge between Key Art, Motion Design and Social Media to build effective, holistic campaigns for shows and brand
  • Direct and manage on-air, off-air, social/ digital designers for creative alignment
  • Responsible for managing, inspiring and developing designers and other employees under their supervision.
  • Manage the oversight and design direction to include but not limited to motion and static digital content, OOH campaign design and design for social-media platforms, plus graphics for trailers / promos and thumbnails.
  • Oversee brainstorms, design ideations, pitches, and executions for innovative and engaging creative activations
  • Identify and onboard new talent as necessary for both staff and contractor positions
  • Build partnerships with Marketing and Creative teams and leadership to develop innovative and strategic creative ideas, concepts and activations
  • Identify, engage and manage external creative agencies, freelance designers, animators, and other vendors
  • Coordinate with project management/producers to identify project needs and timing to build and meet deadlines
  • Lead presentations to internal and external partners and executives
  • Oversee finishing production with in-house team and outside vendors, managing retouching, rendering and delivery of elements, toolkits, and style guides
  • Promote excellence through effective detail-oriented quality control
  • Partner with teams across Telemundo and NBC Universal Broadcast, Cable and Streaming, including Marketing, Platforms, Public Relations/Press, Ad Sales, Affiliate Marketing and more.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Works under the direct supervision of VP, Design and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 10+ years of agency advertising and/or in-house film, television, or commercial design experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience as design director
  • Strong organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong collaborator that works well under pressure in a matrix organization
  • Strong understanding of and passion for overall design trends, campaign design landscape, workflows, and emerging technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects and Acrobat

Additional Requirements:

  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
  • Must have a portfolio that demonstrates excellent design skills and capability
  • Willingness to travel with short notice and on weekends
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
  • Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent management and leadership skills, editorial judgment, and creative abilities, with solid communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strongly developed conceptual skills and ability to convey them in presentations
  • Knowledge of all aspects of campaign design and production.
  • Understanding of campaign design systems, toolkits, and style guides.
  • Self-starter who is innovative, enthusiastic, and highly motivated
  • Team player who is not afraid to step up and do what is needed to get the job done.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment
  • Manage heavy workload with positivity and flexibility
  • Constant learner and explorer of emergent technologies to improve efficiency and creative in design, development, animation, production


Additional Information

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