Production Artist (Contractor)
New York, NY
Posted Jan 11, 2019 - Requisition No. 72872
We are a fast-pace, 24-hour news station serving our audience across the globe and require a team of collaborative, self-sufficient problem solvers who are willing and able to jump into breaking-news situations, work under pressure, and do what it takes to get the job done.
The production artist will have expert Photoshop knowledge to create modern, elegant and intelligent news graphics for pre-production, post-production and live broadcasts. In collaboration with producers, writers, and other designers, the right candidate will primarily create a variety of newscast graphics, including lower thirds, set designs, maps, and full screen graphics on a daily basis.
This production designer will also create promotional items, and other cross-platform applications, while contributing to maintenance of overall network appearance standards. Special projects that require animation and brand design skills are also within the scope of this role. Should the candidate demonstrate the ability to meet production demands and show superb design sensibility, there is potential for the production role to grow to include more creative graphic design responsibilities.
*This is a contract role for the overnights/ weekend position
Needs to have:
- A keen eye for sophisticated news and info graphics
- A solid understanding of branding
- Ability to follow procedures
- 1-2 + years of Broadcast Design experience
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Adobe Photoshop
Would love to see:
- Adobe After Effects
- Curious Maps
- Adobe Illustrator
If this sounds like you:Apply! If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.