CBS Corporation Temporary Digital Production Designer - Smithsonian Channel in New York, New York

Temporary Digital Production Designer - Smithsonian Channel

REF#: 31025

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




Smithsonian Channel™, owned by Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment across multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of SHOWTIME® with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian, to create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the network’s offerings are series including Aerial America, Million Dollar American Princesses, Polar Bear Town, The Weapon Hunter, The Lost Tapes, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include Building Star Trek, The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima, MLK: The Assassination Tapes and The Day Kennedy Died. Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Earth™, through SN Digital LLC., a new subscription video streaming service delivering spectacular original nature and wildlife content. To learn more, go to, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


The Temporary Digital Production Designer will work with the Creative Director, Designers, Developers, Marketing, and Editorial teams to create assets supporting Smithsonian Channel Digital Marketing online, mobile, social, and interactive television initiatives.

He/she will be responsible for:

  • Create artwork following strict style guides for our website, email campaigns, and partner platforms (Hulu, Roku, Apple, Amazon, etc.)

  • Color correct and retouch images.

  • Ensure on-time and error-free delivery of final and approved assets for release.

  • Attend and contribute to pre-release meetings to review schedules with internal teams.

  • Create and maintain archives of all final assets and original art.

  • Assist in tracking licensed images and third-party materials.


  • 2 years experience working in online and digital space

  • Expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Strong layout and typography skills.

  • Ability to be independent and take initiative in answering questions or seeking information.

  • Ability to develop creative within existing concepts and style guides.

  • Detail and process oriented

  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled