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Graphic artist (Kansas City)

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:00 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

Meredith's Kansas City television and digital properties, KCTV5 and KSMO, are seeking a graphic artist. This position creates on-air graphics, animations, digital ads, print ads and more for KCTV5, KSMOtv and KCTV5.com. This position requires strong multitasking skills to create daily news elements, promotional elements, print ads, digital ads, 2D and 3D animations and designing in the Chyron system. The artists will create designs for news broadcasts, commercial production, local program production and the station promotions. This position collaborates with newscast and creative services producers and independently produces high quality graphics within broadcast deadlines.

Essential job functions
50 % Produces daily newcast graphics
30 % Creates graphics for in-house commercial production, station promotion, non-news related shows and other projects
15 % Maintains expertise through additional training
5 % Maintains and enhances the graphic look of KCTV5

Closing date: Nov. 11, 2018

5 years experience as a designer and computer motion graphic artist. Creative experience in a broadcast/production preferred


Bachelor's degree in design or related field or equivalent training and/or experience

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong leader who is comfortable directing others and overseeing the day-to-day responsibilities of the graphics department

• Strong design skills and the ability to supply constructive criticism

• Must be proficient managing and maintaining the Chyron system and building and coding with Chyron

• Must be proficient in Adobe, After Effecdts, Photoshop, Illustrator and other graphic design software

• Experience in 3D animation

• Strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines

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