November job openings at BBC

November job openings at BBC

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Job Title Graphics Designer, BBC Africa TV
Job ReferenceBBC/TP/590126/45155
Contract TypePermanent – Full Time
Closing Date17 November, 2019
Job CategoryTechnical Production
Business UnitNews – WSG World Service
LocationNairobi , Kenya

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences. It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 320 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

The Visual & Data Journalism team is a multi-platform unit within BBC News. The team brings together online designers, TV designers, developers and journalists to provide compelling visual coverage of the biggest and most significant stories.

We use our skill and creativity to engage and inform our audiences using information graphics, data visualisations, motion graphics and multimedia storytelling.

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Role Responsibility

The Designer will develop and deliver content such as data visualisations, diagrams, maps and ideally animations, ensuring that this achieves the highest creative and editorial standards with adherence to BBC guidelines.

You will be responsible for translating user needs into innovative, inclusive, desirable and value adding digital experiences across multiple platforms. You work in collaboration with other Designers, Data Journalists, Visual Journalists and developers across platforms & languages.

Are you the right candidate?

We are looking for someone who has some previous experience of working as a motion graphic designer with an exciting show reel that demonstrates their passion for design with a keen eye for detail. You will be able to demonstrate creative graphic solutions and be inquisitive about design innovation and curious about technology developments.

You will need to be able to show a competent understanding of motion design using Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator.

Package Description

  • Continuing (permanent) contract.   
  • Local terms and conditions apply.
  • Role based in Nairobi.

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.  

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