Sr. Graphic Artist – CNN Design (Temporary)


Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are……

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role…

The Senior Graphics Artist position will design and produce still and animated graphic content for Live News and Feature Programming. Communicate with producers, graphic supervisors, and other design team members to support a range of graphics requests. Expert multi-tasker able to support daily news requests while working on quick turn animations, package development and longer term branding initiatives. Produce high quality design under tight deadlines while maintaining strict accuracy, visual clarity and meets technical standards.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Create graphics to support Design network programming with a focus on animated content.
• Accomplished motion designer with exceptional skills creating animated content for both program branding and explainer graphics.
• Able to develop animations for branded programming that effectively support key Editorial content goals in a dynamic, visually compelling manner.
• Able to take a verbal script and translate complex ideas into easily understandable visual presentations.
• Must possess excellent audio skills working with music, sound design and voice track.
• Exhibits exceptional branding skills. Is equally able to develop branding and work within defined style guides.
• Thorough understanding of Design standards and Style is appropriately applied and advocated on all projects. Sound editorial thinking applied when producing graphics in support of news content.
• Successfully manages time and resources to create a diverse scope of graphics supporting daily news and other network programming. Balances time vs workload to consistently deliver effective results.
• During breaking news, quickly determines graphic needs of both networks; promptly and accurately expedites all necessary elements. Follows through with the editorial staff of both networks to ensure all needs are met.

Qualifications & Experience…
• Degree from accredited art school with emphasis in graphic design, motion design or related field (illustration, photography, industrial design, visual communications) or equivalent work experience.
• Displays outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with other teams under pressure.
• Embraces working in a diverse, collaborative environment and is willing to train and assist other designers on various levels. Actively contribute to overall positive and creative atmosphere of the department.
• Excellent computer, organizational and interpersonal skills required.
• Expert level at Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Etc.).
• Cinema 4D knowledge is a plus
• Knowledge of world news and current events. Flexible schedule: Ability to work extended hours, including overnight hours and weekends as needed.
• Flexible schedule: Ability to work extended hours, including overnight hours and weekends as needed.
• Reel/work examples required, be prepared to highlight 2-3 case studies and specific contribution for each.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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