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Digital Video Designer II

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10089052 Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Los Angeles, California, United States Business ESPN Date posted May 13, 2024

Job Summary:

The Digital Video Designer II is tasked with the creation and distribution of static and motion graphics across ESPN content on social and digital platforms. This role requires knowledge of digital media distribution, content creation and brand development. The ideal candidate will be technically skilled, creative, and a strong communicator. They will be self-motivated and constantly innovating their approach to content technically, tactically, and creatively.

This position is strongly preferred to be based in Bristol, CT but may be open to Los Angeles, CA.


  • Create static and motion graphics that stand out in a social/digital environment
  • Utilize the Adobe Creative Suite to produce innovative and high-end content that elevates ESPN’s productions
  • Communicate effectively with the sales team and other ESPN entities to create sponsored elements and maintain a library of past elements
  • Communicate effectively with managers and producers to update project timelines, report on progress, respond to feedback and deliver final elements
  • Design thumbnail images for videos on ESPN’s YouTube channel that demonstrate effective design and an understanding of what is successful on the platform
  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and stay in front of deadlines
  • Ideate and collaborate with colleagues on new, innovative concepts
  • Provide feedback to other editors on the team
  • Accountable for strict adherence to established production department procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of sports, including current athletes, events and storylines
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, including at least some of: Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, InDesign, and/or: Cinema4D, Blendr
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and work under tight deadlines
  • Understanding of and appreciation for building brand identity through design
  • Fluency in the YouTube mediascape and other digital and social platforms
  • Familiarity with ESPN programming and platforms
  • Understanding of and appreciation for audience analytics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years in multimedia content production or related experience

Required Education:

  • High school diploma

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, broadcasting, communications, journalism or a closely related field


The hiring range for this position in Los Angeles, CA is $69,946 to $93,830 per year based on a 40-hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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