Pursuing an energetic, talented news artist who works well independently and with a team. Must have strong design & animation skills, and be a good adapter to new technology systems for PC or Mac. Must know how to build templates in Chyron or be able to learn new software quickly. Must work in an extremely high-pressure & fast-paced environment with live television deadlines. Sometimes, if you can’t get it done in 3 minutes, the story has already aired without you. Minimum 3-5 years experience designing on a deadline.
The job is 4 days on, 3 days off. You will work long hours under tight deadlines, but be rewarded with a long weekend. It is critical that the PM news artist be friendly and work well with others. A deep understanding of television News is a plus.
Job Description: 4-day week: Noon - 11p, Mon-Thurs. The news editor will create graphics and animations for the 4p, 5p & 10p news. Must be able to work independently, take direction and meet tight deadlines. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications Necessary: Photoshop, After Effects, Cinema 4D/Maya. Experience in Chyron a plus. Organizational skills a must.
List any Physical Requirements or Restrictions (for major responsibilities of position): Vision and hearing