This position is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, organizing and implementing creative content and motion graphics for daily newscasts, with strong typography and animation skills. The Graphic Designer works with the Design Director and Creative Services Director to help set and maintain the visual identity for all news programming, including public service programs, franchises, digital platform needs, and social media video.
Create or convert graphics scenes (lowers, phoners, maps, infographics, etc.) using VizRT, photoshop, After Effects and other tools
Build new or existing Viz templates and scenes using Viz Artist, Template Wizard, Transition Logic, and also scripting when needed.
Create customized graphics packages for special shows -- Balloon Fiesta, elections, etc.
Coordinates with News and Creative Services to ensure compatibility and consistency with KOB visual guides and branding
Assist as needed with any other News, Production or Creative Services assignments
Maintain graphics archive and continually update graphic libraries
Complete other duties as assigned
Minimum 2 years' experience as motion graphics designer in live television environment
Technical and creative proficiency in VizRT, with demonstrated experience and expertise in Viz Artist, Viz Trio, Transition Logic, and Template Wizard
Demonstrated experience with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Experience with Cinema4D/Maya/other 3D programs a plus
Experience with ENPS or similar newsroom computer system a plus
Ability to create graphics integrated and collaborated with editorial judgment in a fast-paced news broadcast media environment
Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with all station staff members, departments, production and editorial teams
Awareness of current events, both local and national, capable of proofreading for and correctly spelling local and regional places and names.
Should be familiar with local and regional geography, as it pertains to map and graphic creation
Must have strong communication skills and ability to write, read, and speak English fluently
Please provide reel of most current work samples
We are an equal opportunity employer.