NBC Universal Digital Graphic Designer in London, United Kingdom

Job Number 35116BR

Job Title Digital Graphic Designer

Business Segment CNBC

Sub-Business CNBC International

Posting Category Digital Media

About Us CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 395 million homes worldwide.

CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the world’s major financial markets via three regional TV networks in Asia, EMEA and the US. CNBC.com is the preeminent financial news source on the web featuring video, real-time market analysis and dynamic financial tools. CNBC serves the world’s most powerful audience of CEOs, senior executives, the financial services industry and private investors and is available in more than 385 million homes worldwide. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal.

Career Level Experienced

Country United Kingdom

State/Province - -

City London


CNBC is looking for a talented Graphic Designer who will be responsible for contributing to our online video initiatives in EMEA to create high-quality, timely and innovative still artwork, GIFs and motion graphics for use in digital videos and online platforms.



  • Deliver a range of material such as artwork, GIFs and motion graphics for content specifically produced for CNBC’s online platforms.

  • Work collaboratively or independently either as part of a wider project or within a self-contained brief.

  • Provide inspiration and ideas for the digital team.

  • Work towards a good understanding of the Channel’s branding, practices and systems.

  • Conceive and design exciting and contemporary digital graphic elements appropriate to the Channel’s corporate image and standards.

  • Find creative graphic solutions in the short time scales of a busy news environment.

  • Keep up to date with the latest software, technologies and methods of graphics production.

  • Work with all wider creative, editorial and marketing teams to deliver integrated work.

  • Achieve all requested projects on time and on budget

  • The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Graphic/Motion Design or Interactive Design

  • Demonstrate experience in creating High level video graphics via show reel and portfolio of work

  • Fluency in graphics and animation programmes including Adobe Creative Suite and After Effects

  • Display competency with digital video formats

  • Strong knowledge of moving image and current animation techniques.

  • Creative, passionate about design and with an eye for detail.

  • Demonstrate an excellent knowledge of typographic best practice.

  • Capable retouching and colour correction skills for still and moving imagery.

  • Knowledge of basic HTML, CSS and Javascript is advantageous.

  • Ability to visualize data and the written word and express/enhance the narrative in graphics/animations to achieve the editorial vision.

  • Good organizational and decision-making skills, able to communicate clearly with the team.

  • Experienced in high volume of work and tight turnaround deadlines.

  • Able to operate fast and efficiently in a pressurised environment.

  • Proactive in generating new and relevant ideas.


  • Minimum of 1 year’s work experience

  • Excellent communication in a team working environment

  • Good written communication skills

  • Ability to manage own workflow

  • Ability to design and build new digital channel templates and graphics and enhance existing ones

  • Ensuring all items make their allocated deadlines.

  • Liaising with newsroom, digital and commercial teams where necessary

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