R&D Media & Communications / Presentation Designer

Glendale, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Kendra Campbell

Job Description:

This Media & Communications Design team is responsible for the design and production of presentation materials and multimedia assets that document, communicate, and promote the company's vision and projects to a variety of internal and external audiences.

A strong, well-rounded communicator with demonstrated visual design, written, and verbal presentation skills, this individual works across R&D’s project teams, leaders, and groups.

This role distills complex projects and concepts into presentations, live events, graphical assets, and audio/video media that accurately and compellingly articulate project goals and encourage the adoption of new and innovative ideas across the Company.


• Create presentations that tell the story of R&D and its projects to a variety of audiences - including template design, copywriting, graphical design, infographics/data visualizations, photography, videos, etc.

• Work with project leads and senior leadership to distill complex projects, innovative technologies, and new concepts into simple, clear messaging that achieves the intended goal for the specific target audience

• Oversee the documentation of R&D projects including audio/video, photography, copywriting, and document collection - occasionally coordinating third-party photographers and film crews

• Manage the storage, tracking, backup, and distribution of R&D media assets for all current and past projects - including project metadata, watermarking, legal clearances, etc.

• Develop and support R&D’s central messaging and event calendar, including internal and external publicity events, in direct coordination with R&D Operations Manager Communications teams

• As needed, present project pitches, technical demonstrations, and facility tours to a variety of internal and external groups, including high-level executives and other VIPs

Basic Qualifications:

• Degree or formal training in Digital Media, Graphic Design, Media Production, Communications, or similar

• Demonstrated mastery of professional media design tools (Apple Keynote, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, SketchUp)

• Minimum two years experience as a graphics or presentation designer in a professional environment

• A robust graphic design/presentation design portfolio with a clear track record distilling complex concepts into aesthetically-pleasing, easily understood visual materials for a given target audience

• Strong presenter with excellent public speaking skills and professional writing ability

• A broad, high-level understanding of technology and the ability to quickly learn new technical concepts well enough to present them to others

• Demonstrated experience with DSLR photography, audio/video production, and post-production - including simple editing, on-screen graphics, compression, and watermarking

• Ability to quickly turnaround high-quality design assets under tight timelines

• Excellent time management skills with the ability to self-manage priorities amidst a dynamic and constantly changing innovation environment

• Some live theater and technical theater (sound design, lighting design, scenic) experience preferred

Required Education:

• BA or BS degree OR equivalent work experience.

Client Description:

This legendary company has entertained, informed and inspired people around the globe for over 90 years. Named one of Forbes top companies to work for year over year, this is where dreams really do come true.

Whether you’re looking to create, support business growth and development, work behind-the-scenes on your favorite TV shows or upcoming movies, or anything in-between, this is your opportunity to start the next chapter of your career story and help create the exhilarating experiences this company is known for worldwide.

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.