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Senior Designer (Paramount+)

6922

London, GB

Marketing
London
Full-Time

 

Paramount + is coming to the UK… and we couldn’t be more excited!

 

We are a global content powerhouse and our house of brands including Showtime, Paramount Pictures, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickleodeon have shaped current events and pop culture for decades. Our content arsenal includes some of the largest and most valuable collections of entertainment in the world. Ever heard of Top Gun, Mission Impossible, Transformers, Dexter, Billions, Your Honour, The Good Fight, iCarly, Rugrats, Smurfs, Star Trek? Thought so…

 

All our best premium and well-known content in one service, with great local content too? It’s going to be epic! 

 

We’ve got a mountain of entertainment and now we need your talent to bring it all to life. You could be in right at the start of Paramount + here in the UK and be part of our aspiration to being a leader in streaming. Not only that, you’ll be helping to bring premium entertainment and content to millions.
 
Ready to play your part?

 

Unleash your potential in a place you belong

Paramount+ is coming to the UK! A direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, combining live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment, from our ViacomCBS iconic brands, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures! You could be part of our new, incredible streaming world!

Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive and where our employees make it unique.

 

Is this the role for you?

We are V Creative, Viacom’s in-house team of creative thinkers and makers producing super-engaging work across iconic brands including Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Channel 5.

From promos, events and marketing campaigns to reels, social and rebrands, we work cross brand and cross platforms creating award winning content. We are passionate about creative and thrive off collaboration

What will you be doing

A key role within V Creative, the Senior Designer will report into the P+ Creative Director and working across all our brands and a wide range of projects and platforms including on air promos, integrated marketing campaigns, branding, events, print and packaging. As a Senior Designer, this position will be responsible for ensuring the P+ core brand aesthetic are considered within all creative execution. You will have significant print design experience, in addition to being proficient in motion graphics.

You will need to demonstrate high a level of creative excellence, ensuring all output is produced to a world class standard whilst delivering on time and to budget. This Senior Designer position will be able to confidently creatively contribute to cross brand concepting sessions and deliver on strong design across the platform; coming up with innovative and original design ideas for multi platform campaigns with a strong focus on print and how to maintain this format with fresh and vibrant approaches to the creative.

In addition, this role will work collaboratively with creatives and producers to ensure all assets and promo graphics are delivered to the highest creative output; contributing to the development of promo ideas and providing visual guidance on the project. With excellent communication skills, you will work in an integrated way with all departments producing design requirements across the business.

 

  • Creatively execute design to an industry leading level across all P+ projects, with an understanding of core brand values and style guides of the global brand
  • Be a specialist on the P+ brand for UK marketplace
  • Work to a brief, schedule and budget and collaborate with creative and production partners across all projects
  • Collaborate and work closely with P+ Art Director and P+ Creative Director
  • Strong motion design focus and print design ensuring cut through and stand out content is delivered for these mediums
  • Produce high quality design across a breadth of projects ranging from branding, commercials, promos, print, packaging and on screen elements; ensuring all graphics adhere to brand guidelines both locally and internationally where applicable
  • Contribute creative ideas and vision within cross brand workflows
  • Partner with creatives for campaign idea generation and pitching, effectively communicate design ideas through storyboards, style frames and mock-ups
  • Work alongside, support and help the creatives to realise design solutions and add coherent design value to projects
  • To recommend new technology softwares and creative solutions
  • Nurture, mentor and motivate junior members within the team
  • Recruit and recommend freelancers where applicable

 

What are we looking for?

  • Extensive experience in all stages of the creative design and production process
  • Experience in leading project teams and support junior members of the team
  • Extensive design experience across all platforms and marketing mediums with strength in storyboarding, layout, typography, logo design and wealth of print projects
  • A strong visual and creative problem solver with an excellent ability to verbally communicate ideas
  • Extensive experience in Macintosh skills and mainstream graphics software, including but not limited to: Adobe Creative cloud - After Effects, Cinema 4D, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strongly committed to collaboration and working as part of the wider creative team
  • The ability to produce and communicate a stream of fresh, original and innovative creative ideas
  • To be up to date with the latest design trends and recommend new softwares
  • Ability to multi-task and working tight timelines and schedules
  • Strong organisational skills will ability to prioritise workload
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Post Production techniques and formats
  • Passionate about building an inclusive environment

 

Everything else!

We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:

  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events

What are you waiting for? Put in your application!

Our Values:

Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

Optimism & Determination

  • We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead

Inclusivity & Collaboration

  • We Embrace new and divers voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges

Agility & Adaptability

  • We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for. For those who will be required to interact with children, we will carry out background checks prior to joining.

Should you need any support during the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter or email UK.recruitment@vimn.com where we will support your request as suitably possible. Additionally, if you have a disability or a long-term condition (including hidden conditions such as mental health, autism, dyslexia, etc), our amazing partner Evenbreak can provide additional help and advice. Find out more at https://hive.evenbreak.co.uk

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you have any difficulties in applying or require access needs arising from a mobility or any other impairment please let us know by emailing uk.recruitment@vimn.com or calling 0207 555 1234. We can then ensure your experience and visit is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. 


ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.