Think innovation. Think Sky, a FTSE top 30 company and the UK’s favourite triple play provider– TV, broadband and telephony. Now in over 10 million households, we entertain, excite and inspire customers with the combination of great content and great innovation. This is the driving force behind our growth as we strive to be the UK’s no. 1 choice in entertainment and communications.
The Sky News building is a hive of activity and houses our 24-hour live TV studio, editorial teams for broadcast and digital platforms, and the home of news design. The team have won many awards over the years and continue to innovate and build on these successes.
Providing immediate support to breaking news stories across all platforms.
Delivering graphics for a wide variety of media, including television, mobile, online and print, to varying timescales.
Working with producers to comprehend the detail of a story so that your graphics are clear and easy to understand.
Liaising closely with production teams to ensure they are clear of your progress, asking them to prioritise conflicting demands so that you can be doing the right thing at the right time.
Communicating with the design team, making them aware of what you are doing and making yourself aware of what they are doing.
Ensuring that your design work conforms to Sky News' brand values.
The successful candidate must:
Have formal training in design with an awareness of art and design in the widest sense.
Have good conceptual and creative skills.
Have the ability and confidence to liaise with production on briefs and take direction from Senior Designers, Senior Design Managers and the Head of Design.
Be able to clearly demonstrate skills in the fundamentals of design: composition, typography, colour theory and image making.
Be a talented information designer and data visualiser who is proficient in the use of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Have an awareness of motion design or animation using Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D or another 3D software package.
Have the ability to realise a brief within a short space of time to a high standard.
Have an awareness of the variety of ways in which our content can be accessed.
It’s our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.
For your application to be considered, you must send in your CV along with your work portfolio/showreel.
Due to the fast paced nature of Sky’s Businesses our vacancy close dates may be subject to change.
Sky Creative Agency
Junior Designer - Sky News
Rolling, 12-month fixed term