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Graphic Designer

Company: Warner Bros. Discovery
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

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.

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects both domestically and internationally. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA produces highly successful series, shorts, specials, and animated films - including the DC Universe Movies - for release on multiple platforms including HBO Max, Netflix, and Hulu. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards -, 40 Emmy - Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children's Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents' Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 21 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Your New Role...

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for designing a wide variety of materials across a variety of media and disciplines at WBA.

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Help create and design various materials for all creative aspects of Warner Bros. Animation including creative development, in-show graphics and design elements for productions, graphics packages and other collateral studio materials. 70%
  • Ensure projects are completed with high quality, attention to detail and on schedule. 20%
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects. 5%
  • Work with a wide range of media across various disciplines. 5%

    Qualifications & Experience...

    Work Experience

    At least 3-5 years previous work experience as a Graphic Designer required.

    Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

    Bachelor's degree in graphic arts, design, communications or related field

    • A skilled and competent knowledge of layout, design fundamentals, typography, print, motion.
    • Strong ability to collaborate and take direction
    • Ability to work independently on developing designs
    • A full and fluent knowledge of current design tools and software (see Software req.)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Compelling portfolio of work over a wide range of creative projects
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong illustration skills a plus
    • The ability to be agile, keeping up with shifting day to day priorities

      • Illustrator
      • Photoshop
      • InDesign
      • After Effects
      • Keynote
      • Harmony (ideal, not required)
      • C4D (ideal, not required)
      • Blender (ideal, not required)
      • Animate (ideal, not required)

        • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with outside vendors and all levels of production personnel
        • Must have ability to pay close attention to detail
        • Must have ability to organize and schedule work effectively
        • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and thrive under extreme pressure
        • Must have ability to work well under time constraints
        • Ability to function as a team player, collaborate with others to meet daily workload goals
        • Demonstrate ability to be proactive and anticipate potential problems before they occur
        • Must be able to follow through on every task assigned (i.e. keeping everyone in the loop and up to date on the status of all tasks)

          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 www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ 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.

          The Legal Bits...
          In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $58,793.00 - $109,188.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).

          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.

          If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

Keywords: Warner Bros. Discovery, Burbank , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Burbank, California

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