espnW is looking for a highly motivated social designer to work remotely with the lead social editor and senior design staff. The ideal candidate will be highly creative and collaborative when solving design problems within the espnW brand and eager to innovate within the brands multiple social platforms. The designer must have impeccable design aesthetic and exceptional typography skills. A strong presence in the social environment is a must (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). They will produce rich media for use on espnW's social platforms, including quote tiles, milestone graphics, result graphics, new fb/twitter header art, animated gifs, Instagram stories, p-roll videos with words/animations, any original images for big events (ex.: Serena's 23 grand slam titles), Tuesday Trivia, Facebook Live, social account take-over graphics.
Job Requirements and Skills:
Qualified candidates must have 4+ years of experience working within the field of print and digital design, and possess the following characteristics:
Must have a strong understanding of typography
Strong layout and production skills
Clean and modern design aesthetic that works within the espnW brand
Experience in social media presences (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Able to manage a fast paced environment
A positive and upbeat attitude when working with team members
Self-motivated, a natural problem-solver, and a good communicator with a demonstrated ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously, both independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
Intimate knowledge of Mac and general PC knowledge
Understanding of working within a digital environment
5 hours of work weekly (remotely)
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut
Working knowledge of Acrobat, Word and PowerPoint
Interested candidates should present an online portfolio that shows:
Identity, print and web/interactive work
Submit resumes and portfolios via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
Are you passionate about telling great stories in the digital space? Are you self-motivated and a natural problem-solver? The editorial design group at ESPN.com is looking for an entrepreneurial Senior Designer to join our growing team up in sunny Bristol Connecticut. This position reports to the Digital Art Director. The ideal candidate will work alongside editors and other content partners to execute innovative and ambitious storytelling experiences from start to finish.
Pitch, prototype and develop innovative storytelling features for both timely news stories and longer term projects.
Develop advanced handwritten front-end code that follows web standards.
Establish and maintain relationships with editors and other content partners.
Follow established ESPN style guides.
Qualified candidates must have 4+ years of experience working within the field of web design, and possess the following characteristics:
Must have an advanced knowledge in typography, design hierarchy, data visualization and layout.
Ability to work under tight deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to convert Photoshop/Illustrator designs to pixel-perfect HTML/CSS
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Intimate knowledge of Mac and general PC knowledge.
Working within a full responsive website.
Data Visualization experience.
Experience working within the news industry
High School Diploma
How to Apply
Apply with a portfolio of work at: https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/bristol/senior-digital-designer/5216/3704494