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Date: Sep 15, 2017

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

As The Weather Channel Television Network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first-class storm coverage and hyper-localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, WeatherScan and Local Now. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.

We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real-time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.

Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

Responsible for designing and execution of creative collateral for all the business units as facilitated through the TV Marketing group, including: Programming, Social, Ad Sales, IT and others as assigned.  Will have direct interaction with internal partners and work collectively with the TV Marketing team to develop campaign assets to drive business goals of organization overall.  The ideal graphic designer will have agency experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with internal partners to develop creative assets to meet the needs of the organization, includes: print collateral, on-air graphics, powerpoint presentation templates, e-communications & web content
  • Collaborate with TV Marketing team to create off air campaign elements to support overall TV goals (drive tune-in, social engagement, integrated content, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Cable Ad Sales team in creating assets for integrated ad products on TV
  • Understand and consistently represent The Weather Channel TV brand in line with brand standards
  • Ability to take direction from internal partners and internal stakeholders for creative review / approval
  • Special projects as needed

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Arts or related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in design field
  • Expert knowledge of current design software (e.g. Adobe creative suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A strong portfolio displaying examples of work across different mediums (print, video, web, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of fundamental design principles (i.e. typography, color theory, composition, etc)
  • Strong written and presentation skills, comfortable working directly with clients
  • High attention to detail and able to solve visual design challenges
  • Knowledge of internal and external messaging and marketing content creation
  • Excellent Written/Verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work with all levels of customers
  • Prioritization and tracking of multiple projects with little supervision
  • Understanding of web development processes.

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weather.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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