CBS Studios / Comedy Central weekly animated variety series STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks a Background Designer, with proficiency in Adobe Suite. Preferably with digital news, network/cable news, or late-night background. This is currently a remote position, but a New York-based candidate is preferred.
Greater New York City Area
Jul 22, 2022
This Background Designer will support the Background Design team in creating fully layered 2D backgrounds exclusively in Photoshop for a weekly news comedy show with a tight turnaround. The ideal candidate has a keen eye for detail, works well under deadlines, and has the ability to emulate cable news style. Comedy experience is not required.
- Support the Background Design team in creating fully layered 2D backgrounds exclusively in Photoshop.
- Drawing precise layouts and rendering them in a polished, naturalistic style that adheres strongly to established brand guidelines.
- Minimum Undergraduate degree or 2 years of equivalent work experience required.
- Ability to work within tight deadlines for daily turnaround.
- Excellent layout and digital painting skills.
- Proficient in Adobe Photoshop.
- Must be extremely detail-oriented.
- Character design experience is a plus.
- Have a strong work ethic, and can adapt quickly to a constantly changing script and design needs.
- Ability to work evenings.