CBS Corporation Senior Animation Graphics Designer in New York, New York

Senior Animation Graphics Designer

REF#: 26645

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS News Digital is seeking a Senior Animation Graphics Designer to join our fast-paced CBSN team. CBSN is our 24-hour CBS News digital streaming network featuring live anchored coverage by CBS News correspondents, including breaking news and original programming from around the globe. Download the CBS News mobile app, watch us on Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV or on your desktop at www.CBSNews.com/live.

The ideal candidate should have at least 6 - 8 years of experience creating graphics for live programs. The designer will create template-driven motion and static graphics, using VizRT and other platforms, for CBS News’ live and on-demand digital programming. The successful candidate will additionally be responsible for establishing style guides and best practices, and for incorporating CBS News visual brand sensibilities in all designs, consistently and efficiently. He/she must be capable of working in a high-pressure, fast-changing live news environment; balancing competing priorities diplomatically and quickly; and working independently, showing leadership and team spirit in a complex work environment. This position will manage and help grow a group of 3 graphics designers. This includes scheduling, making sure special events are covered, vacation, sick days, and reviews. Job requires scheduling flexibility, including early mornings, late nights and weekends. We seek a designer who lives and breathes motion design; whose work displays attention to detail, a strong command of typography, and an aesthetic that is never behind our current moment.

Core skills:

Scene design in Viz Artist

Templating with Template Wizard, including basic VB Scripting

Transition Logic

QUALIFICATIONS:

6 to 8 years as graphics designer in television or online news

Demonstrated ability to create graphics and visual displays while integrating editorial judgement

Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast paced media environment

Experience with VizTR, Cinema 4D/Maya/other 3D programs, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects

Candidates must send a reel when they apply

Must successfully pass a background check

Preferred:

Advanced VB Scripting

Viz World

Datapool

Viz scripting

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled