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Motion Graphics Designer


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Motion Graphics Designer

Jobid 23768-364242

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 32816BR

**Job Title** Motion Graphics Designer

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal 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. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


Role Purpose

The NBC Sports Group Creative Services Department is looking for a talented Motion Graphic Designer to join our team to produce and create animations and elements for a new network, the Olympic Channel, which will launch in the second half of 2017. The Motion Graphic Designer will be part of a team that manages and maintains the look and feel of this 24/7 network, and related Olympic sports programming on additional NBC Sports Group platforms. The Olympic Channel will focus primarily on the coverage of Olympic sports in between Games, featuring live events, storytelling, and original programming with an emphasis on Team USA.


+ Responsible for the creation of graphic and animated elements which includes network graphics, show packages, channel idents, sponsored interstitials, sales enhancements, and promotional end pages, etc.

+ Effectively communicate concepts and ideas to the Art Director and design team

+ Must understand and translate the brand strategy of the Olympic Channel into quality design


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts, or related field

+ Minimum four (4) years’ experience working at a network or broadcast design agencyAdditional Qualifications

+ Strong at concept & storyboard design utilizing current trends in graphic design

+ Knowledge and understanding of the implementation of design elements in network television and live sports environments

+ Extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. Cinema 4D a plus.

+ Knowledge and understanding of HD, 1080i, NTSC/PAL standards and broadcast file/delivery formatsEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Strong design, logo and typography skills

+ Must be flexible, detail-oriented, deadline driven and a good collaborator

+ Strong presentation and communication skills

+ Love of sports and Olympics a plus

+ Willingness to work nights/weekends if needed

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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