Broadcast Graphic Designer

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking an experienced Broadcast Graphic Designer. The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, effective interpersonal relation skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload and function well under tight deadlines.

JOB SUMMARY:
Develop and maintain a consistent design direction for on-air broadcast and digital media platforms.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Oversee on and off air branding projects.
* Conceive, create and design creative solutions.
* Design a variety of graphics for: daily news, on set graphics, production graphics, animations and some print materials.
* Design, develop and build on-air Chyron templates for producers.
* Work with producers, reporters, directors, and production staff to create a professional look and maintain accuracy in all graphics.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
*Seeking candidates with proven abilities with ChyronHego’s Lyric software. Template building, macro scripting and complex template functionality a plus.
* Seeking candidates with Cinema 4D experience. 3D model and scene building, design and animation skills preferred.
* Highly organized and detailed oriented.
* Working knowledge of computer graphics equipment, and other related software required for placing the graphics on-air.
* Excellent grammar and spelling.
* Ability to think conceptually, and effectively communicate creative vision.
* Ability to work independently and as a team.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, motion design, or a related field, or equivalent experience. Broadcast television station experience preferred.

Training/Equipment:
In addition to Chyron Lyric and Cinema 4D, thorough knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator is needed.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
High stress environment with deadline pressures.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

TO APPLY:
Please apply online at http://koin.com/work for us/  And look for the Graphic Artist position to complete the application process or apply at the Nexstar Website at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6649

You must complete the online application and attach a resume and cover letter.

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out for you with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED