NBC Universal Creative Director, Design in New York, New York

Job Number 35207BR

Job Title Creative Director, Design

Business Segment Cable Entertainment

Sub-Business SYFY

Posting Category Marketing

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SYFY is a global, multiplatform media brand that gives science fiction fans of all kinds a universe to call home. Celebrating the genre in all its forms, SYFY super-serves passionate fans with original science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and superhero programming, live event coverage and imaginative digital and social content. The brand is powered by SYFY WIRE (www.SYFYWIRE.com), the premier portal for breaking genre news, insight and commentary. SYFY is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


He or she will oversee a team of in-house Designers and an extended network of freelancers and agency partners, all supporting multiple projects, including key art, OOH, Events, Press kits, and promo graphic design. The main focus is on SYFY projects but not limited to, as there will be an opportunity to work on USA network projects. This role ensures cross platform consistency from print, digital to motion design. This role is part of the Cable Entertainment Design group supporting the SYFY channel and USA network. The Creative Director will report to the Vice President of Design on SYFY creative marketing campaigns.


-Provide leadership and inspiration to the design team

-Develop, articulate and execute a strong creative vision for every project and campaign

-Oversee the creative execution of cross-platform marketing campaigns

-Ensure that all on-air graphics, digital and print assets, off-air sales and marketing presentations are compelling, consistent, and align with network marketing and brand strategies


-Bachelor’s degree in graphic design

-Minimum of 10 years of creative marketing or advertising experience

-Strong creative management background

-Well-rounded portfolio of client work, demonstrating a strong understanding of client objectives and strategies. --Experience in the creation and implementation of campaigns for all platforms

-Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills with proven persuasive skills with clients

-Professional knowledge of Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign a must

Desired Characteristics

The ideal candidate is highly creative, is a strong creative manager, is skilled at production, is budget-oriented, and can anticipate production needs and manage workflow to achieve outstanding results – all while ensuring that high-quality work is delivered on-time, on-budget and on-brand.

-Ability to create, manage and work within changing deadlines, juggling numerous projects.

-Excellent creative management and planning skills.

Ability to give clear creative direction, work collaboratively, and bring out the best in the creative team

-High level of energy, flexibility and multi-tasking skills in high-pressure, time-sensitive environment

-Ability to attract and develop talent

-Ability to problem-solve business challenges and strategize effective creative campaigns

-Ability to understand, interpret and communicate clear business objectives

-Knowledge of latest technical trends with respect to film, video, graphic design and post systems

-Expertise and versatility across all delivery platforms

-Basic knowledge of After Effect, Cinema 3D and Premiere is a plus

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