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Jr. Interactive Designer

NBC Sports Group

Location: Stamford, CT
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 7/12/2018

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ResponsibilitiesRole PurposeThe Jr. Interactive Designer is responsible for helping shape design of NBC Sports digital properties including brand, look and feel and usability, with the overarching goal of providing an excellent user experience. This position will also be charged with ensuring high creative standards and delivering innovative design solutions. This position will be able to visualize and execute online stories, interactive features/sports packages, mobile applications, promotional/marketing and sales materials. Additionally, this role will be responsible for the design of a variety of promotional and social experiences to support NBC Sports and OnAir programming, and NBC Sports Wire news and editorial content.Responsibilities
  • Assist/support team of interactive designers with on-going projects
  • Produce final design solutions (e.g. logos, banners, interfaces)
  • Pitch creative ideas that enhance projects
  • Collaborate with team members to launch designs
  • Interact with all different stakeholders in order to process and complete sales tickets
  • Maintain and take action on submitted Jira tickets
  • Create logo mock ups for the sales team
  • Communicate with senior team members to receive feedback on projects and assignments
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications/RequirementsBasic Qualifications
  • BS or BA in Interaction Design, Graphic Design or Communication Design or related field
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience designing for Apple iOS, Android and Android platforms
  • Strong visual design skills, including typography, composition, and use of color
  • Minimum two (2) years of demonstrated experience of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and their underlying technical concepts
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience of web and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints within web, mobile and e-mail formats
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working with interactive developers and project managers to create a highly polished visual experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience in designing banners, emails and front end web designEligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com 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 be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • 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.
  • Expert command of Photoshop and Illustrator, Adobe Xd
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time
  • Passion for show packaging and knowledge of current trends in graphic design
  • Must be flexible, detail-oriented, deadline driven and a good collaborator
  • Strong visual design skills, including typography, composition, and use of color
  • The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience in creating iconography
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be organized with files, and must work quickly and efficiently
  • Experience with Sketch app a plus
  • Love of Sports a plus


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