Motion Designer/Artist

Graphics for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on September 01, 2020

job posting:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing! Acts as Lead Motion Designer/Artist for WGN-TV and Antenna TV (and other projects as directed) with responsibility to produce graphics and motion graphics that will enhance the station image and promotional/news reporting efforts. RESPONSIBILITIES Design and execute any and all on-air graphics and compositions for TV station Promotions and News broadcasts as required;. Work with Creative Services Writer/Producers, News Producers and Reporters, and Production Directors or Producers to skillfully develop any needed graphics to enhance News stories Design and collaborate, as directed by Art Director or Creative Director, any promotional graphics and designs including on-air stills/motion, web, print, outdoor advertising including any collateral used by the sales department for presentations to advertisers. REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS Requires an undergraduate degree in graphic arts or equivalent experience. Must be able to create and evaluate graphic images using Adobe software; Functional knowledge of Cinema 4D is recommended. Must understand and be able to operate current state-of-the-art television design equipment and software. Must also have a keen sense of current standards in television and print design. Recommended to have knowledge and understanding of Ross Xpression and Chyron Prime or other common broadcast systems. Must be able to use graphic design to enhance station image and to “sell” programming to viewers and advertisers. Requires 2-4 years’ experience at a TV station or Post-Production facility. If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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expires on 10/01/2020