Motion Graphics Designer - Spectrum NetworksApply Now Date posted 03/20/2019 Requisition Number: 237057BR Location: United States - New York - New York City Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Graphics/Design, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming Position Type: Full Time
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What we’re looking for: The Graphic Designer will provide design services Spectrum Networks.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Update and maintain a consistent creative look on marketing materials for Spectrum Networks
- Design and animate on air and digital graphics
- Adhere to the Spectrum Networks style guide in all co-branded materials
- Manage general upkeep of assigned company equipment
- Maintain efficient filing and back-up procedures for graphics materials
- Utilize correct grammar and spelling in design projects
- Perform other duties as assigned
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
- Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects
- Must be able to work under daily deadline pressure while demonstrating strong design skills
- Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
- Must be able and willing to work an extended schedule and be flexible with schedule changes
- Communication: excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
- Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company personnel
- Attitude: requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving; must enjoy working with people
- Must adhere to attendance guidelines
- Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
- College degree in graphic design or related field or comparable work experience
- 3+ years’ experience designing for television, print and web applications preferred
- Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
- Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
- Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
- Participation in an established on-call rotation
The Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications
reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified
employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum
qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability,
national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal,
state or local laws.
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