Graphic Artist (WNYT-TV)

Requisition Posting Details

Requisition #:  19-1121 - Graphic Artist

About Us:  WNYT-TV News Channel 13 is the award-winning NBC affiliate for New York State’s Capital Region. WNYT-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence in all that it does. Whether it’s news broadcasts with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today’s issues, or, now more than ever, top notch digital content, we reach our viewers and followers with important information in the way they want to receive it. When you work for Hubbard Broadcasting and WNYT, you will join a team of dedicated and passionate professionals, working hard every day to improve our product and our community.

Job Overview:  This position is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, organizing and implementing on-air graphics for daily newscasts, promotions and special projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create designs for the Company's digital/web products, such as websites, materials for web publications, ads, banners, and other digital materials and products.
  • Create and design graphics that meet the business needs of the Company, which may include sales, marketing, and promotional materials, brochures, business cards, newsletters, and other business related materials.
  • Use strong design skills towards laying out concepts in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other design software.
  • Work with other designers, web developers, social media strategists, Internet Project Coordinators, and Account Representatives to make sure that client/manager deadlines and expectations are met.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with other departments such as news, programming, promotions and sales. Build working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public.

Qualification:

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience working with essential elements in the Adobe Creative Suite, creating original content and motion graphics for daily newscasts.
  • Proficiency in current design and animation software, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After EffectsProficiency in producing HD broadcast graphics.
  • Working knowledge of broadcast graphics systems (Chyron, etc.) .
  • Working knowledge of industry-standard file formats and network server systems Working knowledge of Cinema4D or other professional 3D
  • animation software.
  • Experience creating graphics for websites, mobile applications and print advertising a plus
  • Experience with editing in Avid, Adobe Premiere, or other professional NLE a plus
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines; maintaining a positive attitude in a high stress/pressure environment. Must have good people skills; work flexibility a must.
  • Able to manage personal workload and work on multiple projects simultaneously. 

EEO Statement:          We are an equal opportunity employer.