Junior Digital Designer – Sky Sports Social Media – Sky Sports (London)

This role is for a Junior Digital Designer to work within the Content Production and Design area of Sky Sports Social Media team, using the best techniques create market-leading social-first content with a focus on vertical video and compelling imagery and gfx for all Social Media platforms.

The role requires close collaboration and communication with the Social Media Publishing Hub, who will commission content to be created by the design team, as well as other areas of the digital team.

Reporting to the Digital Design Producer, this is an important role that will ensure Sky Sports becomes the sports media brand of choice for U35s and Female audiences, while creating revenue opportunities and supporting Sky Sports’ overarching business objectives.

What you’ll do:
Key Responsibilities

  • Produce and design video to be used across all Sky Sports social channels, with a specific focus on vertical video story telling for Tiktok, Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts.
  • Ability to turn a breaking story into an engaging image or video in a short space of time for a variety of digital and social platforms and channels.
  • Create strong creative content across all Sky Sports Social channels.
  • Edit a range of sports video for our social platforms, making them social-first and engaging, tapping into trends, including trending audio wherever possible.
  • Contribute new ideas and propositions to ensure the continued evolution of Sky Sports digital and social platforms.
  • Maintain a good knowledge of current sporting issues, stories and rival publishers.
  • Work closely with the wider Content Production and Design team as well as the Social Media Publishing Hub, to find ways to push boundaries with our content.
  • Ensure that lines of communication within and across departments are clear and workable
  • Highly motivated and creative
  • A team player, believing in collaboration, adaptability and initiative.
  • A calm, organised and methodical approach to work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must believe in teamwork, collaboration, adaptability and Initiative.
  • A strong work ethic and a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the business when necessary

What you will bring:

  • User of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Clearly demonstrate skills in design, composition, typography, and image making.
  • Be aware of current design trends
  • A love of sport and sporting culture
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of video production and video production software

What you’ll bring:

  • User of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of publishing sports content on social platforms, social video techniques and the different ways new audiences consume content
  • An understanding of emerging platforms with a keen interest in technology and innovation
  • Clearly demonstrate skills in design, composition, typography, and image making.
  • Be aware of current design trends
  • A love of sport and sporting culture
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of video production and video production software

Sky Sports
We deliver the most innovative and best Sports content experience to our customers across all platforms. We promote continuous innovation, driving value for our customers and high-quality output. Everyone is passionate about sport and proud of the work that they undertake both on screen and behind the scenes.

The Rewards:
There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you’ll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:
Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

We are a Disability Confident Accredited Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.


Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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