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ViacomCBS Designer/Animator - BET in New York, New York

About The Brand

BET Networks, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news, and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions:, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET's growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

Overview and Responsibilities

We’re looking for a dynamic, driven and savvy Designer with a knowledge, passion, curiosity and love of black culture to support what’s hot, what’s next and what matters at BET Networks. The Broadcast Designer will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and animating motion design elements for brand, promo and 360 marketing campaigns. Reporting to the Design Director, he/she will create motion design and animation for on-air promos, network branding projects, marketing initiatives, secondary events, show packages and more.


  • Produce an array of design content for BET's in-house Creative Services department

  • Contribute to all stages of creative development, from research and storyboarding to animation /production and final delivery

  • Work as a member of the Design team to complete projects on time and on budget

  • Collaborate with the Art Directors, Designer Producer and Design Director to meet creative and production goals

  • Participate in creative pitches to internal teams as well as outside clients

  • Collaborate with Writer / Producers, Editors and the Production team to develop on-brand strategic solutions

  • Maintain the highest creative, conceptual and production standards, while constantly ensuring brand integrity and consistency

  • Understand the BET brand and appropriately represent it on all projects

  • Stay current and up-to-date with current design trends, techniques and processes

  • Contribute to the ongoing growth and evolution of the Design team and the development of the BET brand

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, InDesign)

Additional Qualifications

  • Advanced skills in broadcast design and animation

  • C4D skills a plus

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously, under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work supervised as well as independently


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Brand BET

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-13731