NBC Universal Creative Designer, NBC News & CNBC Integrated Marketing in New York, New York

Job Number 32924BR

Job Title Creative Designer, NBC News & CNBC Integrated Marketing

Business Segment Ad Sales

Sub-Business Ad Sales Marketing

Posting Category Marketing

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


Position Overview:

The Creative Designer will oversee design and production of our branded content across four sites: today.com, cnbc.com, msnbc.com, and NBC News. Reporting to the Editorial Director of Branded Content, the Creative Designer will be focused on executing our branded campaigns from beginning to end — from designing creative concepts for RFP responses, to leading design on branded campaigns and ensuring that all content (whether articles, videos, or graphics) meets editorial standards and achieves campaign goals. As a creative pioneer with a passion for developing unique partner solutions, the Creative Designer will be an expert at marrying NBC’s publishing ethos with a brand’s purpose and mission.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop entertaining, informative and engaging creative concepts to meet the objectives of our prospective partners

  • Develop outstanding designs — including animations, illustrations, and other graphics — for branded content on NBCU’s sites and social channels

  • Work collaboratively across creative, marketing and sales departments to generate new ideas and formats to pitch our partners

  • Work with the Editorial Director and Senior Editor to develop best practices for RFPs and branded content production

  • Communicate with sales and marketing teams to ensure creative concepts are clear and meet editorial standards

  • Participate in key account sales meetings from a design perspective

  • Work closely with sales and account management teams to ensure that our partners’ needs are met

  • Build individual brand equity for each of NBCU’s sites

  • Liaise with editorial to shape revenue generating custom ideas


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • At least eight (8) years’ experience at a creative agency or online publisher

  • A passion for advertising and graphic design — and the ability to effectively communicate that passion internally and to partners

  • Proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Strong sense of design, color and typography

  • A deep knowledge of the social web, including experience producing visual work for a variety of apps and social networks

  • Experience working closely with tech and/or product teams

  • Good understanding of video, both in a strategic and a production senseEligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

  • Passion for creating award-winning creative advertising products

  • Natural-born storyteller

  • Strong communication skills