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CBS Corporation Creative Director, Star Trek Franchise Team in Santa Monica, California

Creative Director, Star Trek Franchise Team

REF#: 34107

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA


CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable, and streaming platforms. The Studio’s programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed STAR TREK: DISCOVERY; MADAM SECRETARY; JANE THE VIRGIN; CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND; the hit dramas SEAL TEAM, FBI, BLUE BLOODS, HAWAII FIVE-0, MACGYVER, MAGNUM P.I., THE CODE, BULL, INSTINCT AND ELEMENTARY; the popular comedy series THE NEIGHBORHOOD, MAN WITH A PLAN as well as the upcoming series FAM; CHARMED, DYNASTY and IN THE DARK for The CW; and the action-adventure drama BLOOD & TREASURE, which will make its debut in summer 2019.

The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the Emmy Award-nominated late night series THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, the Studio produces THE GOOD FIGHT; STRANGE ANGEL; the streaming service’s first comedy series, NO ACTIVITY; WHY WOMEN KILL; INTERROGATION as well as the upcoming highly anticipated revival of THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Additionally, as part of the expansion of the Star Trek universe, the Studio produces the Untitled Star Trek series featuring Sir Patrick Stewart reprising the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: Short Treks as well as the recently announced Star Trek: Lower Decks, which marks CBS All Access’s foray into the animation landscape. The Studio’s programming also includes series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, "Carpool Karaoke" for Apple Music and "Drop the Mic" for TBS, as well as "Insatiable," "Unbelievable" and "Dead to Me" for Netflix. Additionally, the Studio produces the comedy anthology series "The Guest Book" for TBS; OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT and YOUR HONOR for SHOWTIME as well as "A Higher Loyalty," a miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s memoir.


Division Overview:

The Global Franchise Management group is responsible for establishing and maintaining a cohesive Star Trek franchise presence cross-company.

Role Details:

The Global Franchise Management team is looking for a Creative Director with a Graphic Designer skillset to create assets that maintain and uphold industry standards across Star Trek’s digital presence and brand management materials for the franchise across the Star Trek universe.

The ideal candidate is comfortable thinking outside of the box and staying ahead of latest design trends while unifying the brand look and feel.

Your day-to-day includes:

  • Conceive and execute assets that enhance user experience in digital landscape

  • Develop daily assets for content

  • Research latest design trends

  • Collaborate with larger Star Trek franchise team on creative initiatives

  • Work across CBS teams to help sync creative visions

  • Develop and maintain materials related to the Star Trek brand and aesthetics



  • Must be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop & Illustrator, in Sketch, and InDesign

  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

  • Creative thinker and detail oriented

  • Ability to work quickly and meet tight deadlines

  • Strong design portfolio

  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Science Fiction Genre Interest and Star Trek knowledge a plus

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