Nexstar Media Group

  • Motion Graphics Designer

    Requisition ID
    2019-6416
    Category
    Sales
    Job Locations
    US-AL-Huntsville
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WZDX is looking for an Xpression Graphics/Production Assistant to work on a fast paced, graphics intensive nightly newscast in a state of the art control room with the latest production gear.  This is a full-time position and we do it the old-fashioned way with no automation.  If you have a background in graphic design and can work fast under pressure, then you could be our next team player.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Job Duties

    Design and build graphics for nightly newscasts.  Includes building full screen monitor graphics, over the shoulder graphics, maps, mugshots and information graphics.  Most all work is template driven via photoshop.

    Work with news director and newscast producer to execute all graphics needed for daily newscasts and special productions.

    Other job duties will include operation of studio cameras, audio consoles, teleprompter and some basic news editing on Adobe Premiere Pro platform.

    We also produce sports specialized content weekly; knowledge and concept of sports and sports television production is helpful.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Experience/Equipment requirements

    Adobe Creative Suite:  Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Premiere Pro.  Ross Xpression Dual channel graphics system

    Should have hands-on experience working in a live production environment.

    Operation of Ross Xpression or Chyron graphics system is and integration of ENPS newsroom solutions software is recommended.

    Clear communicator with ability to communicate seamlessly with newscast director and flexibility to work in rapidly changing situations.

    Education

    The candidate should have experience with technical television news production, graphics design and or electronic media. Experience working in a newsroom environment will be considered.  If you have worked in any form of television production we need to talk. 

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