HBO Sr. Graphics Artist

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 07, 2013
Closes
Nov 06, 2013
Contact
Ms. s w
Category
Design, Television
Duration
Full Time
OVERALL SUMMARY

An individual performing as a Senior Graphic Artist will lead a team of professionals with the purpose of creating compelling graphics for HBO content for a diversified client base. This is accomplished through the use of production computers outfitted with professional audio, video and graphic software applications. To this end, this person will continually look to master the most current applications and workflows in an effort to position themselves and the department for maximum creativity and effectiveness. In this role, the person will act as the lead amongst the creative staff on the team by carrying out the vision, culture, and expectations of the department. This is a highly creative position!


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

-Documenting, demonstrating, and promoting best practices including but not limited to project archive procedures protecting HBO’s ability to re-purpose assets/projects for other applications.
- Helping the Director of Graphics to establish technical specifications and monitoring staff adherence.
-Working with various clients in both supervised and unsupervised sessions combining elements from cel, 2D, 3D, video and film using the Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Smoke, Cinema 4D, and Apple Studio in the HBO production suites. Additional application packages that require mastery include Video Co-Pilot, Red Giant, Trapcode, Monster, Magic Bullet and Sapphire.
- When requested, the Senior Graphic Artist will attend pre-production meetings with clients to partner on their graphic needs, as well as develop and execute graphics to meet those needs. This position is responsible for the technical and aesthetic qualities of each project they work on, and must be able to effectively communicate the project status back to the clients, management, and staff.
-The Senior Graphic Artist will be responsible for keeping abreast of the software, hardware, and workflows used in the entire HBO Media & Production pipeline, thereby attending training sessions when necessary. The senior artist will always be looking to introduce new software/hardware applications that can improve workflow and benefit the client base.


REQUIREMENTS

-Minimum seven years of professional graphic artist experience in client driven sessions is required.
-Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
- Ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines is a must.
-Requires a high degree of initiative and proactivity.
-Knowledge and experience in HD workflow is required.
-Bachelor degree in Motion Graphics or equivalent work experience is required.
-This position may require flexibility for overtime based on business need.

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