ViacomCBS Sr. Designer in Burbank, California
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: Burbank, CA
CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.
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Our team is responsible for the creation and management of unique marketing concepts and executions to help promote ViacomCBS Television programming, tentpole events, the CBS APP, CBS.com, and our premiere streaming service: CBS All Access, soon to become Paramount+. We directly support the Marketing, Network, and Executive teams to execute their market vision.
The individual hired for this role will report to the Creative Director, Digital Display Marketing at ViacomCBS Streaming’s premiere design studio in Burbank, California. Assets to be produced include but are not limited to display ads, static social media ads, general marketing materials, promos, and custom email blasts. He/she will work in collaboration with other designers and stakeholders in order to hit specific benchmarks throughout the year.
Attend Creative Kick-offs with Designer Manager or Creative Director for various projects
Meet Daily with Project Manager, Creative Director and Design Manager to review current hot list
Concept and create dynamic, cutting-edge digital marketing campaigns.
Familiarize yourself with current entertainment industry marketing trends as it relates to TV and digital streaming.
Constantly challenge yourself to learn new methodology, tips, tricks, and best practices in everything from photo manipulation and retouching to type design and production.
Be able to maintain consistency in developing campaigns while adhering to brand guidelines.
Communicate with fellow designers, creative leads and stakeholders to flag problems and be proactive in every aspect of your work to ensure that deadlines are regularly met and problems are solved before they become blockers to on time delivery.
Top level digital assets to be produced include but are not limited to various forms of digital advertising across platforms in addition to full digital campaigns, presentations, print, press kits, outdoor advertising, display ads and general marketing materials.
NFL ON CBS, UEFA Champiions League Soccer, SEC & NCAA College Football & Basketball and Pro Golf including both Masters & PGA Tournaments
Originals like The Stand, Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery and The Good Fight
Primetime ratings grabbers including Young Sheldon, Big Brother, NCIS, and Survivor
Fresh CBS Network hits like FBI, The Neighborhood, Magnum P.I., SEAL Team and Bull
Shows from the Viacom family of brands including Nickelodeon hits like Avatar & Spongebob Squarepants, VH1 hit RuPaul’s Drag Race, MTV’s The Challenge, and much more!
The best Late Night TV featuring The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Show with James Corden
Incredible LIVE Specials like The Grammys, The Tonys and ACM Awards
What you bring to the team:
You have -
Minimum of 6-8 years of Entertainment advertising experience.
Able to present a solid portfolio showcasing cutting edge marketing and graphic design.
The ability to act as a team leader, helping mentor other team members when asked, guiding designers with different design and photo retouching / illustration techniques, helping steer concept & vision when asked, and supporting Design Managers with groundbreaking ideas to help drive campaigns.
Solid understanding of common design issues, challenges and guidelines.
Familiarity with popular streaming services and current TV marketing, advertising and programming trends.
Confidence in your marketing and design prowess, with photo manipulation / comping / masking experience, and proficiency in Adobe’s Creative Suite (mainly Photoshop and Illustrator). Retouching and color adjusting knowledge / experience a huge plus.
The attitude to be an all-around team player, knowing that you’ll go above and beyond the call of duty whenever necessary.
The willingness to learn and use internal processes, including formatting, file naming, and archiving.
You might also have -
An interest in pop culture and understanding about the current trajectory of new media.
Excellent communication skills, self-motivation, enthusiasm and a fine eye for detail.
You must be able to work both independently and with a team. You can proactively gather consensus from multiple internal stakeholders when necessary, and be able to change tasks quickly based on shifts in priorities or urgent deadlines.
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
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