Senior Digital Designer
CNNNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are…
When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Your New Role…
The Senior Digital Designer is responsible for developing creative design solutions from concept to final execution that strategically translate and support brand strategy in the digital space. You will take ownership of setting up and creating new and improved design systems that bring fresh thinking that incorporates exciting new looks by pushing creative boundaries. You will design digital marketing assets (static, video and HTML) for a wide variety of channels across a broad range of media, including websites, mobile, audio, social and display campaigns. You will create email designs and coordinate the creation of email templates in HTML. You will champion design thinking across formats creating fun, diverse and engaging content across CNN digital products and web properties, that inform and engage our users. These include designing both static and animated banners across desktop and mobile for all CNN.com verticals, home page takeovers and skins, newsletter banners, design layouts for microsite, landing pages and OOH digital marketing assets.
Your Role Accountabilities…
This role requires an elevated design sense and utilizes brand-minded thinking and a proven experience delivering on-brand and on-strategy creative within time constraints. Collaborates with creative leads to concept ideas and deliver contemporary digital design. He/She must be able to work flexibly and fluidly, building trust with others, and see the big picture while keeping an eye on detail. A comprehensive awareness of current and emerging design and technology trends is a must. Familiarity with Web Accessibility standards and designing for inclusive experience.
At this level you are comfortable creating digital design concepts, layouts, comps, mood board explorations and production as assigned. You will utilize design tools and systems to provide high-quality work within prescribed deadlines. Engage in strategic discussions and share expertise to improve output as well as drive innovation. Take proactive approach to project challenges in terms of design needs, working to predict and mitigate road blocks.
• 5+ years' professional design experience, specifically within the digital realm.
• In-depth digital design capabilities and relevant knowledge of design tools like HTML coding, CSS, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. Some animation tools like After Effects a plus.
• Present a diverse portfolio with experience developing omni channel digital campaigns, assets and content while consistently building up a brand.
• Participate in design discussions and give feedback during planning and strategy meeting.
• Demonstrated passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative team members.
• Excellent time management skills and self-starting attitude that demonstrate an ability to work independently.
How We Get Things Done…
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits…
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $85,540.00 - $158,860.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$85,540.00 - 158,860.00 per year