Creative Designer - Sports - London Based

SPORTS
United Kingdom

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At Catena Media, we believe creativity, passion and inspiration are sparked by a fun, collaborative and supportive environment. We encourage our people to think outside the box to continually improve what we do and how we do it. That’s why you won’t find dull office cubicles or rigid organisational structures here – you’ll see a workplace that encourages you to be who you are and inspires you to reach your highest potential. 
 

SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • The ideal candidate will have a great interest in a number of different sports and expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Based in the London office for ease of communication, Squawka’s Lead Designer will use their creativity to take our award-winning content to the next level by visualising data, articles and day-to-day content in a variety of different ways.
  • The focus will be bringing analytical scripts to life with engaging videos and telling news stories through emotive video content.
  • YOUR CHALLENGE

  • Create premium content to be used on all platforms for clients
  • Help design graphics for feature articles on Squawka website as well as designing easily editable templates for writers to adapt on their own in busy periods.
  • Source quotes and stats independently to be transformed into engaging creative multimedia content for our sports platforms - as well as discussing key content with Social team
  • Work with Social Media Manager to create content for commercial clients - graphics and video included
  • Create reactive content but also plan-ahead for key dates in the calendar to launch creative campaigns: UCL knockout stages
  • Work with Social Media Manager to amplify our presence on Instagram and explore the benefits of Instagram stories and IGTV
  • Give one day a week for match coverage and day-to-day assistance on social handles (weekend matchdays or midweek evenings)
  • Be on hand to create reactive content and video in-house on request to ensure all sports content stays relevant and, on the pulse
  • Design editable graphics and video templates that can be adapted by less-advanced Creative Cloud users to ensure output is sustained during absence / during busy periods (UCL evenings)
  • TO DO THIS, YOU WILL NEED

  • Creative Design experience
  • Experience of creating content
  • Must have a passion for sports
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Photoshop and After Effects
  • Attention to Detail