Saturday , December 2 2023

BBC Careers Near Me – Senior Designer

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About the job

Job Introduction

BBC Cymru Wales is the nation’s leading provider of news on television, radio, online and social media.

We are looking for a creative and experienced Senior Designer who will be a key member of BBC Wales News graphics team, delivering highly creative and hands on design solutions for daily news output as well as co-ordinating longer term graphic design projects for the team, across all platforms.

In addition, they will be expected to manage and mentor more junior staff as required.

The role is part of the Visual Journalism and Audiences team where the BBC Wales News audience and visual expertise sits.

This job involves shift and weekend working.

Role Responsibility

You will be responsible for BBC Wales News’ graphics teams’ output across all platforms.

You will provide design direction and guidance for junior members of the team, encouraging positive working relationship both within the team and in the wider newsroom.

You will manage daily responsibilities and workflow; often competing demands in a fast changing, and complex environment, and will be a key point of contact for the newsroom.

Are you the right candidate?

Experience of leading an on the day team and responding to a changing editorial agenda, demonstrating excellent communication skills in a pressurised environment.

An advanced Adobe Creative Suite User (experience of VizRt is also desirable).

Extensive portfolio of consistently great work demonstrating creative flair, a relevant degree or equivalent experience.

Demonstrate a passion for and an understanding of the area in which the role operates, and a technical understanding of studio, digital and production workflows.

Knowledge of the latest design trends and technology developments.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment – with the ability to do your best work against tight deadlines.

Good organisational and communication skills and the ability to manage time effectively.

Please note that you will only be asked to submit a CV by way of application for this vacancy, and this CV will be the sole basis on which we initially review your application. We would therefore encourage you to approach your CV as an application, and to tailor it to highlight the skills and experience which we’ve talked about in this advert. We’d love to know not only about your most relevant experience and responsibilities in previous roles, but also any achievements, transferable skills, or areas of personal or professional interest that highlight why you’d be a great candidate for this role.

Package Description

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. / Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application . There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits – We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 25 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

Rydyn ni’n fodlon trafod gweithio’n hyblyg. Rhowch eich dewis o dan y cwestiwn gweithio’n hyblyg yn y cais. Does dim rhaid codi hyn ar y cam ymgeisio, ond mae croeso i chi wneud hynny os ydych chi’n dymuno. Bydd gweithio’n hyblyg yn rhan o’r drafodaeth ar y cam cynnig.

  • Cyfle rhagorol i ddatblygu gyrfa – mae’r BBC yn cynnig cyfleoedd gwych i weithwyr chwilio am heriau newydd a gweithio mewn gwahanol rannau o’r sefydliad.
  • Cyfleoedd di-ail i hyfforddi a datblygu – mae’r Academi fewnol yn cynnig amrywiaeth eang o gyrsiau ac ardystiadau mewnol ac allanol.
  • Buddion – Rydym yn cynnig pecyn cyflog cystadleuol, wythnos waith hyblyg 35 awr er lles cydbwysedd rhwng bywyd a gwaith, a 25 diwrnod o wyliau gyda’r opsiwn i brynu 5 diwrnod ychwanegol, cynllun pensiwn wedi’i ddiffinio, a gostyngiadau ar ddeintyddiaeth, gofal iechyd, campfa a llawer mwy.

About The BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

Rydym yn canolbwyntio ar fwy na’r hyn rydym yn ei wneud – mae sut rydym yn gwneud pethau’n bwysig i ni hefyd. Mae ein gwerthoedd a’n hymddygiad yn bwysig i ni. Gwnewch yn siŵr eich bod wedi darllen am ein gwerthoedd a’n hymddygiad yn y ddogfen sydd wedi ei hatodi isod.

Mae amrywiaeth yn cyfrif yn y BBC. Mae gennym amgylchedd gwaith lle yr ydym yn gwerthfawrogi ac yn parchu cyfraniad unigryw pob unigolyn, gan alluogi pob un o’n gweithwyr i ffynnu a chyflawni eu potensial yn llawn.

Rydym eisiau denu’r ystod ehangaf o bobl dalentog i fod yn rhan o’r BBC – boed hynny i gyfrannu i’n rhaglenni neu i’n hystod eang o swyddi nad ydynt yn ymwneud â chynhyrchu. Po fwyaf amrywiol yw ein gweithlu, y mwyaf y bydd modd i ni ymateb i’n cynulleidfaoedd a’u hadlewyrchu yn eu holl amrywiaeth.

Rydym wedi ymrwymo i gydraddoldeb cyfle ac yn croesawu ceisiadau gan unigolion, waeth beth fo’u hoedran, rhyw, ethnigrwydd, anabledd, rhywioldeb, cefndir cymdeithasol, crefydd a/neu gred. Ac rydym yn hyrwyddo cyfleoedd i weithio’n hyblyg pan fo anghenion gweithredol yn caniatáu hynny.

I ganfod mwy am Amrywiaeth a Chynhwysiant yn y BBC, cliciwch yma

Attached documents

  • BBC Values
  • Job Description

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