WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids, Mich. is searching for an imaginative, self-driven Graphic Designer to become an integral part of our dynamic team. If you're passionate about visual storytelling and eager to work on projects spanning broadcast, print, and digital mediums, this role is perfect for you.
Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area
Oct 10, 2023
WOOD TV8 in Grand Rapids, Mich. is searching for an imaginative, self-driven Graphic Designer to become an integral part of our dynamic team. If you're passionate about visual storytelling and eager to work on projects spanning broadcast, print, and digital mediums, this role is perfect for you. Join us in collaborating on a diverse range of projects with varying deadlines, spanning news, sales, creative services, and station-wide initiatives. We're looking for a motivated individual who thrives on learning and work independently on a nightside shift. Previous experience in Motion Design & Studio Production Work is a plus.
Job Overview: As a Graphic Designer with us, you'll be entrusted with making key aesthetics and messaging decisions to enhance our visual storytelling. Your responsibilities will include:
- Utilizing graphics templates to create compelling visuals for daily newscasts and lifestyle programming with tight timelines.
- Crafting comprehensive graphics packages, encompassing logos, in-studio graphics, and design templates for shows, segments, and multimedia specials.
- Collaborating closely with sales account executives and clients to design static and dynamic digital web ads that effectively convey messaging objectives.
- Participating in brainstorming sessions to contribute fresh design perspectives and innovative ideas.
- Selecting and creating appropriate graphics, animations, and audio styles for diverse projects.
- Developing original designs for broadcast, digital, and video promotions.
- Ensuring brand consistency across all projects you're involved in.
- Other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills: To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications;
- A Bachelor's degree in Art, Motion Design, Broadcasting, or equivalent experience.
- Proven graphic design and artistic talent.
- At least one year of experience in graphic design, with advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud products such as After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
- 2D/3D Motion and animation experience, with expertise in After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender, or similar.
- Capacity to handle multiple projects concurrently and deliver finished work on schedule in a fast-paced environment.
- Willingness to occasionally work extra hours and shifts based on project deadlines.
- Exceptional communication skills and willingness to collaborate with others.
- An organized approach to file management.
- Strong project and time management abilities.
- And, of course, a REALLY COOL DEMO REEL & DESIGN PORTFOLIO! Please leave a link for us to view.
We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring how your creative skills can enhance our team's visual storytelling efforts. If you're a passionate and talented Graphic Designer ready to make a meaningful impact, we encourage you to apply today!