Sr Designer, Creative Solutions

NBC Sports Group Minneapolis, MN

About the Job

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Come grow your career as a member of the NBC Sports family. We are looking for a Sr. Designer to be a leader within our in-house creative agency team in Minneapolis, MN, helping to drive innovative craftsmanship and spark new ideas for ad campaigns across the NBC Sports portfolio of digital and consumer brands. You'll have the opportunity to lead projects for some of the biggest sporting events in the industry - including the Olympics - with work ranging from traditional and digital advertising, website design, marketing collateral, social media assets, internal communications and more. Bring your talents to our award-winning team and take your career to the next level at NBCUniversal.

The Sr. Designer will be expected to:

  • Lead design through executing on complex marketing campaigns at any stage
  • Use high level critical thinking throughout all design and typography
  • Drive improvement of team craftsmanship standards through strong work and uphold brand integrity
  • Be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Design Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and Sketch
  • Be self-motivated, highly organized and a collaborative team player
  • Work directly with copywriters, videographers, creative managers, and fellow designers to develop and execute concepts for internal clients and teams
  • Lead the mentoring of junior designers with focus on skill development
  • Design layouts for both print and digital platforms including interactive design and content management systems
  • Offer comprehensive solutions to a problem and communicate the advantages and disadvantages of each option in a clear and concise way
  • Be a driving force in campaign strategy discussions beyond design
  • Make key design decisions and drive them forward to execute a successful project or campaign
  • Work in-line with a campaign strategy/brief and concisely assess the scope to handle workload resources efficiently and effectively
  • Easily adapt to priority realignments and project shifts
  • Consistently provide communication that gives an accurate prediction of time and effort to implement a solution


Qualifications/Requirements

  • -At least 5 years of work experience
  • -Knowledge of both traditional advertising and digital
    design specifications
  • -Knowledge of best practices and experience with
    HTML, HTML5, JavaScript and CSS
  • -Knowledge of best practices and experience with
    responsive design and content management systems
  • -In-depth knowledge of UX/UI design principles and
    how they relate to design concepts
  • -Expert photo manipulation and design skills
  • -Strong understanding of strategic advertising design
  • -Strong written and verbal communication; some light
    copywriting and editing are preferred qualifications
  • -Proficiently skilled in Adobe Design Suite - including
    Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Animation and
    motion graphic skills are preferred qualifications.
  • -Proficiently skilled in Sketch
  • Print production knowledge and ability to create and deliver print-ready files
  • -Experience and competence working in presentation software, especially Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote
  • -Educated level in basic grammar, spelling and communication
  • -Works fast and dependably with a keen ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines


    Desired Characteristics

  • -Knowledge of sports-playing, following, industry-a plus
  • -Should be able to defend ideas, yet acknowledge and recognize when ideas and scopes need to change
  • -Should be able to easily adapt to priority realignments and project shifts
  • -Should be self-motivated, highly organized and a collaborative team player
  • -Must be willing to work in Minneapolis, MN office
  • -Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • -Must provide a portfolio of work examples - if available, include a web address when you submit your resume
  • -Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • -Must be 18 years or older
  • -Interested candidate should submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered