Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, sports and kids programming brands. Reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery's portfolio includes the global brands Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports content across Europe. Discovery reaches audiences across screens through digital-first programming from Discovery VR, Seeker and SourceFed Studios, as well as over-the-top and TV Everywhere offerings including Eurosport Player, Dplay, Discovery K!ds Play and Discovery GO. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Designer to be located in our New York City office.

Position Summary:

The Designer will directly support the Ad Sales Design Team in designing various Ad Sales and Marketing projects. This candidate must have previous design experience with a strong focus on motion graphics, presentation design, and print layout. The Designer must be highly organized and possess skills in Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and PowerPoint. Great interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work as a team on time-sensitive projects while maintaining a calm, team-oriented professional work environment are integral to this position.

Responsibilities:

1. Work directly with Senior Designer and the Ad Sales Design Team to conceptualize, design, and deliver sales materials (Motion graphics/animations, PowerPoint presentations, digital/print projects, e-mail blasts, digital/print invitations, newsletters, etc.)

2. Become proficient in cloud-based presentation software tool

3. Maintain open communication with supervisor and team members at all times

4. Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned or as become evident

* Excellent visual design fundamentals including motion graphics, composition, color theory, typography

* Thorough understanding of graphics file creation and optimization

* Hands on experience in designing business presentations and corporate promotional material

* Professional demeanor, strong time management and organizational skills

* Expert knowledge and experience with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint

* Experience in Final Cut Pro/Adobe Premiere and broadcast/television technical specs and video encoding a plus

* 3D animation skills highly valued

* Ability to remain calm under high-pressure deadlines and situations while upholding staff and client expectations

* Excellent collaboration skills

* Self-starter with ability to work independently

* Mac/PC proficient

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

* Applications without an online portfolio will not be considered

* Four Year college degree (Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, or Motion Graphics Design preferred)

* 3-5 years of professional design experience (cable/broadcast, design, advertising, or entertainment industry experience preferred)

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

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