Sky Creative Agency

Motion Design Lead - Sky Sports

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 28 September 2018
Website: skycreative.uk
Twitter: @skycreative
Job Listing Added: 12 September 2018

If you are an outstanding creative and have a passion for design (and ideally sport) this is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the multi-award winning Sky Sports design team.


Key responsibilities


- Idea generation and design output execution on flagship title sequences such as Super Sunday, Monday Night Football or full 360 campaigns for new F1 season, England Cricket’s most important home Test series, Ryder Cup, etc
- Lead and inspire small team of designers
- Quickly understand, analyse and respond to client briefs
- Present work in a confident manner to clients and internal agency stakeholders
- Oversee creative process across often multifunction teams e.g. external post houses
- Assist Design Director in developing more junior team members (train, mentor, etc)


Your skills


- Strong conceptualist and well-rounded Designer
- Expertise in Adobe suite and After Effects necessary with a t least a good understanding of 3D ideal
- Understanding of broadcast industry ideal but experience in broadcast design not essential
- Ability to manage and inspire
- Great communication and presentation skills


We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment company with over 23 million customers across seven countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.


Sky Creative is core to the success of our business. Part of the Sales and Marketing Group providing an in-house creative service for business areas across the whole of Sky we are looking to develop our agency functions and grow the ambition and the scope of our work. With a 350-strong workforce and a 22m P&L, Sky Creative provides a wide range of creative solutions to support Sky’s channels and marketing teams. This is broadly based around brand, design, promotion and campaigns; the creative opportunities are wide-ranging and diverse. You can find out more about our agency here: www.skycreative.uk


The last 24 months have represented an incredible period for the Sports Design team. To great acclaim we have rebranded nine Sky Sports channels and created award winning title sequences and promos. We have designed and built virtual reality studio sets and provided design support for our award-winning campaign team, including 360 campaigns for Formula 1 and The Lions Tour to New Zealand. With Sky holding exclusive rights to F1 from 2019 as well as more Premier League games than ever before we don’t imagine the near future will any be any less exciting. Sky Creative Agency is well on its journey to becoming an industry recognised powerhouse and the Sky Sports design team is right at the centre of it! You can see examples of some our most recent work here: https://www.behance.net/SkySportsDesign


The perks
As a valued employee, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. What’s more, you’ll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. As if that’s not enough, our impressive Osterley campus boasts endless subsidised restaurants, on-site cinema, on-site gym, and much more to make your experience with us even more enjoyable.


Ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results? Apply today, here:
https://jobs.sky.com/job/london/design-lead-sky-sports/1748/9282911


We’re happy to talk flexible working


It’s our people that make us Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.


If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.


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