News Graphic Designer
KSWBSan Diego, CA
Part Time Job
KSWB-TV/FOX 5 Creative Services team is looking for a part-time Graphic Artist to produce and coordinate our station graphic needs during our weekend newscasts. We're looking for someone who can conceptualize, design and execute graphic designs and who will be responsible for maintaining and enforcing the FOX 5 visual brand. An eye for superior design is essential, as well as expert knowledge of Photoshop skills. Candidates must have a background in graphic design, with a good sense of graphic layout, accuracy, consistency, professionalism and a sense of humor; with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Formal graphic design education or equivalent broadcast industry experience is required. No beginners please.
• Ability to meet daily, long term and event-driven project goals, individually and in a team environment.
• Build and troubleshoot photoshop and template issues in a live newsroom environment and during breaking news situations.
• Interact well with the news team, producers and the Design Supervisor to produce graphics at their request.
• Secure specialized technical functions within the live graphics and postproduction workflows.?
• Maintain and archive the day to day image material and templates.
• Build interactive graphics with external data.
• Expert knowledge and 2+ years minimum experience using Photoshop.
• Working knowledge of additional Adobe suite workflows; InDesign, Illustrator and Media Encoder.
• Experience with photo editing platforms and after effects is a plus.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Strong team player with desire to collaborate with others.
• News junkie.