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Production Designer I

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10024546 Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States / Town of Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business ESPN Date posted Sep. 23, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

ESPN Creative Studio leverages the combined talents of our in-house storytelling, animation, production design, real time graphics and edit teams to elevate ESPN content for fans and advertisers.

The position is responsible for the daily creation of cross-platform live graphics for multiple ESPN productions in our Studio and Remote environments. This is a hands-on position needing strong ability to learn quickly and collaborate with others while also being able to work independently and efficiently under tight deadlines to maintain the quality of ESPN product. The position requires a keen eye for design, modern graphic communications skills, a visual storytelling sense, and a strong interest in our brand while collaborating with a passionate team of content creators.


  • Utilizes Adobe software to create designs and animations for ESPN productions
  • Utilizes and adheres to workflow processes for ESPN property and external Production applications
  • Works independently and with Show Unit personnel to deliver on-time, on-brand graphic content for live production requests
  • Production tasks; image processing, managing assets and working with Project Management tools.
  • Create visualization graphic designs and typography layouts for multiple ESPN production properties
  • Ability to create content within established brand guidelines
  • Must be flexible, self-starter, detail-oriented, takes direction well, deadline driven, strong collaborator and excellent communicator
  • Aptitude to learn new trends and software tools as they emerge
  • Ability to thrive within a fast-paced team environment and confident to work independently
  • Adheres to all administrative responsibilities, including time entry and daily reporting requirements
  • Maintains high standards of efficiency, consistency, accuracy, creativity and timely delivery of all requests
  • Must be highly motivated, work well under pressure, and regularly effectively prioritize multiple assignments
  • Possesses strong individual and team communication skills with the ability to take direction well


  • 1 year of an internship in graphic design
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with specific focus on Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Must be able to provide a portfolio or demo reel of recent work and explanation of project involvement
  • Must be flexible, self-starter, detail-oriented, deadline driven, strong collaborator and excellent communicator
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, quick turnaround live broadcast environment
  • Strong design and typography skills
  • Ability to accept guidance and respond well to feedback
  • Available to work varied hours and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


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 with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.

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