Full Time Job

Designer, Graphic

WATE

Knoxville, TN 11-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WATE-TV 6 On Your Side in Knoxville, TN is seeking a Graphic Artist. The Graphic Artist conceptualizes and creates all online graphics for news, sales, and creative services departments. WATE-TV has an immediate opportunity for a richly talented graphic artist, skilled in the creation of broadcast news graphics, motion graphics, broadcast and digital marketing materials, and promotional collateral. We also print banners and signs in house using a large format printer. The Graphic Artist will be responsible for printing and manufacturing marketing materials. This vital role requires a multi-tasker able to simultaneously work on day-of-air deliverables for news while also managing a variety of projects, including materials for on air promotion, special projects, sales and marketing. The successful candidate will be a proven artist able to demonstrate a richly varied portfolio of creative accomplishments. This position reports directly to the Creative Services Director.

Key Duties:
• Ability to monitor brand consistency across multiple channels and platforms
• Production of day-of-air graphics
• Production of graphics for special stories, investigations and news series
• Production of display ads for clients
• Production of banners and signs using large format printer
• Collaboration with marketing department on design for special report promos and image campaigns
• Managing the implementation of new graphics for newscasts within Chyron Lyric and also troubleshooting Chyron and Newsticker scenes and templates as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• 2+ years of experience as a professional graphic artist
• Significant skills with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
• Reel showcasing materials only of your own making (no collaborations)
• Significant knowledge and experience with Chyron products is a huge plus.
• Knowledge of Cinema 4D is preferred.
• Ability to switch back and forth between multiple projects simultaneously and collaborate with multiple departments

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Graphic Artist must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions on occasion, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gme6zx-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WATE

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.