• Visual Designer - FTC

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(22/06/2018 13:16)
    Job ID
    682366
    Company
    Amazon Instant Video Limited
  • Job Description

    Prime Video is fast becoming one of the major global players in digital entertainment. We are changing the way millions of customers enjoy movies and TV shows. Amazon Original shows, offered as part of a Prime subscription, have now won Emmys, Golden Globes and a BAFTA. Prime Video also offers new release movies for rent or purchase and now additional subscriptions through Channels. Prime Video Channels has launched in the US, UK and Germany, and is a new and fast-growing area within Amazon Video, offering well-known entertainment channels without the need for a cable or satellite subscription..

    We are seeking a talented, customer-focused Visual designer from the entertainment and advertising community, skilled at creating compelling creative promotional assets (images, videos/promos/trailers). This position will conceptualize and create inventive go-to-market collateral for internal and external marketing campaigns. Much of the work will be generating assets for the website/apps (site takeovers, banners, splash pages, and trailers/promos), social media and other promotion material for the marketing and merchandizing teams. The Visual designer will be the custodian of all creative assets (banners, images, videos/trailers) that may be sourced directly from content owners, or created in-house by the team or outsourced to agencies.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong visual style and a proven track record of creating exciting collateral/projects and creation of on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements. Ability to deliver clean, web-ready designs based on existing style guides and brand guidelines in a fast-paced production environment for Prime Video. This position requires strong intrinsic design ability, typographic skills, acute attention to detail and web expertise. The ability to manage multiple projects and large volume for a number of in-house clients is essential.

    Responsibilities
    • Design beautiful and engaging advertising creative in support of marketing and merchandising initiatives across video, digital, social media, print, merchandising, out-of-home and any other assets as deemed necessary
    • Create on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements
    • Create world-class customer experiences and beautiful visuals that support and reinforce Prime Video’s vision, brand, and business objectives across all platforms
    • Create style guides and design pattern libraries in support of our brand, cross-platform experiences and merchandising
    • Support the design team by producing, managing and uploading graphic assets


    This is an 11 month fixed term contract role based in London

    Basic Qualifications

    For this role we require:
    • A passion for television, movies and shows!
    • Proven records as graphic or visual designer
    • Bachelor degree in design or equivalent professional experience required
    • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating strong visual design skills and advertising experience across a range of media and platforms
    • Knowledge of marketing fundamentals and ability to implement them to create dynamic advertising solutions
    • Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
    • Ability to work with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • End-to-end ownership of major project deliverables
    • Self-starter who is a customer-obsessed, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic team player
    • Good communication of plans and ideas, in written and verbal format, and relationship building with internal stakeholders and external agencies
    • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Further qualifications would be a plus:
    • Proven track record in creative and production experience with a major studio or television network, advertising/marketing agency or production company.
    • Proven success in leading multiple projects/assignments and execution across all forms of media, video and digital and mass media.
    • Understanding of web/mobile information architecture and ability to quickly learn all site components
    • Ability to work constructively with technology teams. Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works cooperatively with others to be part of a team.
    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

    All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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