Graphic Designer / Animator - CSN Chicago

Location
Chicago
Posted
Aug 26, 2014
Closes
Sep 25, 2014
Contact
Jessica Cerra
Category
Design, Television
Duration
Full Time

NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 11 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, The Comcast Network, and SNY.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create graphics requests for all news shows, including but not limited to: 1. The design of all graphics for all news shows in a timely manner without sacrificing brand continuity or graphic quality 2. The distribution of all graphics for all news shows to their appropriate locations for on-air prep by the Production Department
  • Fulfill graphics requests for live events such as logos and headshots
  • Help with organization and upkeep of graphics libraries
  • Provide graphical support to the Production and News Departments
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to the design & animation of on-air show packages/promo packages from concept to delivery, on an as-needed basis to be determined and delegated by the Art Director

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • B.A. degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or related field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Graphic/Broadcast Design/TV Production

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Thorough knowledge of the following software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects) PC platform
  • Thorough knowledge of: Cinema 4D and Adobe Flash
  • Must have knowledge and passion for sports
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude a must
  • Proven strong project management skills including organization and attention to details in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Proven strong time management prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends, and holidays