Contract Job

Graphic Designer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Remote / Virtual 01-20-2022
  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description
Graphic Designer - Freelance

Marquee Sports Network is the Emmy Award winning television home of the Chicago Cubs in partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI). It is the Chicago-region's exclusive network for fans to view live Cubs games and also features extensive pre and postgame coverage, exclusive Cubs content and other local sports programming. Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unprecedented Cubs coverage for fans.

We are seeking a freelance Graphics Designer who will contribute to the visual identity of Marquee Sports Network. This freelance designer will support the graphics and production teams with game-day design and support throughout the regular Cubs season. They will provide direct support to internal departments through all stages of project development and executes strategic creative initiatives 

Duties & Responsibilities
• Serve as game-day designer and maintain strong design principles in fast-paced, live television environment
• Collaborate with on-air production team to produce day-of-game studio and broadcast graphics
• Utilize still and animated After Effects templates while also leading custom set development for special events and holidays
• Assist with sales mock-ups, marketing creative and promo requests as needed
• Adhere to Marquee Sports Network's brand guidelines and expectations across platforms

Skills & Qualifications
• Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically After Effects, Photoshop & Illustrator)
• Experience with animation in After Effects
• Effective communicator with strong organizational skills
• Ability to work quickly under tight deadlines while manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Availability to work 3-4 games per week (including nights and weekends, beginning 3 hours before first pitch and concluding with postgame show)

This is a fully remote freelance position.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g41vbz-3-236-138-35-42 in your application.