Art director

Artistic Director at Fox Corporation


Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

We produce and distribute content across some of the world’s largest and most loved brands

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Head of department)

Duration: full time


FOX News Media operates FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. One of the top five cable networks, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one commercial cable channel. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people every month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As FOX News Media grows, the demands on the media (graphics) production group of all properties have also increased. These requests include highly produced and customized graphics for all FOX News Media platforms. These platforms include Fox News Channel, Fox Business, Fox Nation, Fox Digital, Fox Radio, Fox Books, and our latest company FOX Weather.

As we add FOX Weather to our FOX News Media portfolio, we are an Art Director joining the team in New York, NY. As Artistic Director, you will work closely with the Creative Vice President and other department heads, but also with the department as a whole, overseeing and providing artistic direction for all of our designers. You will be responsible for collaborating on end-to-end creative initiatives for FOX News Media. As an Art Director, you have extensive experience in managing, creating and implementing a strategic approach to the creation of linear, digital and print content. You will have the unique opportunity to help build another FOX News Media platform from scratch!

FOX Weather will provide critical information through cutting edge products, a benchmark for the public looking for reliable weather news and voices. An interdivisional initiative built on the extensive resources of Fox and trusted meteorologists, FOX Weather will deliver engaging, enriched and personalized weather content and information to the public across all platforms.

* In order to be considered, you must submit a link to your portfolio. *

AN OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Art Direct design of campaigns and franchises that engage audiences, encourage brand affinity and create revenue opportunities across all platforms
  • Provide design direction on the day-to-day development and execution of content, from creation to distribution across all platforms
  • Collaborate with department heads on content planning meetings, brainstorms, and rollout meetings
  • Analyze the evolution of competitive networks on all platforms
  • Be part of the team responsible for emerging platform capabilities and consumer behaviors to ensure streaming services, including the new FOX Weather, are the first to market to enable innovative campaigns focused on the contents
  • Stay up to date on current design trends
  • Develop and maintain brand guidelines to ensure high standard and consistency across all FOX News Media platforms.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 10 years of experience in the design and production of television and digital news
  • At least 5 years of multiplatform experience
  • Able to manage and develop the career of direct reports
  • Ability to review content quickly and accurately, see patterns and distill information for decision makers
  • In-depth knowledge of information design and data visualization is essential
  • Experience in managing the entire creative design and production process from concept to completion.
  • Experience desired in a data driven graphical broadcast environment (weather, sports, financials, etc.)
  • Good understanding of design principles, layout, typography, motion design and color theory
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, 3D platforms (Cinema 4-D, Maya), Vizrt, video production and web design
  • In-depth knowledge of branding systems and identities
  • Knowledge of pause structures, media ownership, creative content, release dates, product co-sponsorships and the app
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Experience in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Nice to have, but not a business breaker

  • UI / UX experience
  • Passion for the weather
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Design / Communication

ABOUT YOU

  • Must demonstrate creative initiative, possess great attention to detail and be self-reliant
  • Ability to problem solve and think through while multitasking and working effectively with changing priorities / deadlines

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US

Fox corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s largest and most loved brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network and FOX TV Stations. We empower a wide range of creators to imagine and develop culturally meaningful content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the FOX Nation digital streaming subscription service. One of the top five cable networks, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked number one among commercial channels for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people every month.

Fox sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s broad portfolio of cross-platform sports assets in the United States. Built with brands capable of reaching over 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Football Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a controlling stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple websites, joint ventures and multiple licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a leading national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of engaging prime-time entertainment and powerful sports programming. It provides 15 hours of weekly prime-time programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all US television households. Among 18-34 year olds, FOX has ranked in the top two prime-time entertainment networks for the past 23 years.

Fox TV channels

FOX Television Stations is one of the largest nationally owned and operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of US television households. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

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