Nexstar Media Group

  • Graphic Artist & Operations Technician

    Requisition ID
    2018-2387
    Category
    Production Operations
    Job Locations
    US-RI-East Providence
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    WPRI 12, FOX Providence & The CW Providence, Rhode Island’s CBS, FOX and CW affiliates, in Providence, Rhode Island are seeking an ambitious and talented broadcast graphics artist. The right candidate will work with multiple departments including news, promotions, internet and sales to create on-air still and motion graphics utilizing the latest in broadcast technology.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties include creative & editorial design of daily news graphics with Adobe Creative Suite in a Chyron Lyric/CAMIO integrated environment, as well as assisting with motion design projects working both collaboratively and independently under the Director of Creative Services, Promotion and Production staff to visualize and execute concepts for all station projects. This position also interacts with Newscast Management, Producers and Directors to successfully create designs to help the storytelling process.  Other responsibilities may include studio support, videography, camera operation and microwave & satellite receive operations.

    Candidate will be required to work non-traditional, flexible hours including weekends and holidays as well as in public safety, local emergency, and breaking news situations.

     

    Experience: Two to three years related TV experience preferred. You must have a killer reel, showcasing your versatility and scope of your style, design and creativity. If creating cutting edge graphics is what you live for, then we want to hear from you. Attention to detail, collaboration and effective communication skills are a must. You must have the ability to quickly develop a creative solution for daily news and promotion projects and have a strong ability to take advantage of the tools at your fingertips. You will need to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

    Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects necessary. Chyron Lyric experience a must. Skills in Adobe Illustrator, Non-linear editing (Adobe Premiere) and Maxon Cinema 4D favorable. Advanced working knowledge in Apple Mac OS and Microsoft Windows environments a must.

    Broadcast television experience is preferred. A thirst for knowledge of current events and history is helpful in a news operations environment. An eagerness to learn on-air equipment and broadcast technology will land the right candidate this unique opportunity to combine communications & technology with visual design.

     

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Design/Animation or equivalent training and/or experience.

    Apply Online:

    Link to Resume Reel or Portfolio samples must be included with application.

    Job Type: Full-time

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