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Art Director - ABC News

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Art Director - ABC News

• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Art Director is the creative liaison between the artists in the graphics department and the ABC NEWS editorial units. The Art Director collaborates with producers and works with graphic artists to visualize editorial ideas to translate and improve upon initial concepts.

Category Art Department  Art Director  Graphic Design  Motion Graphics 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 18, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Art Director is the creative liaison between the artists in the graphics department and the ABC NEWS editorial units. The Art Director collaborates with producers and works with graphic artists to visualize editorial ideas to translate and improve upon initial concepts.

Responsibilities:
  • The candidate must be highly creative, innovative, extremely motivated, organized and able to handle creative pressures under extreme deadlines.
  • This person needs to be an ingenious visual problem solver.
  • The art director must be able to manage quick turnaround of graphics assets and sometimes rapid changes. They should work well in a team and with a wide range of people or independently as the situation demands.
  • The ideal candidate is someone who can synthesize creative asks and requirements and make decisions about production capabilities and challenges.
  • They also need to be able to create graphics as well as manage artists and projects with great competence and skill.
  • This position requires hands-on proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite and either C4D or Maya
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have 5 years as a designer overseeing motion graphics production in a multi-media environment.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, work ethic and a desire to be in a media and breaking news environment.
  • Excellent people skills, must be able to manage creative staff and relationship with production.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and 3D.
  • Strong editorial background/experience.
  • Detail-oriented with proficiency at managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to think & communicate clearly and effectively, contributing to all discussions and strategy during the entire design process, from concept through completion¬†
  • Superior typography and design sensibilities
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of graphics software such as XPression and VizRt, and live graphics production experience is a bonus.
Required Education:
  • College Education in Design
Preferred Education:
  • BFA in Graphic/Digital Design or Animation
  • 5 Years Experience in Graphic Design/Digital/Broadcast
The hiring range for this position in New York, NY is $109,280 to $150,260 per year. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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