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CBS Corporation Graphic Artist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Graphic Artist

REF#: 34817

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

WCCO-TV has a position open for an enthusiastic, bright, technically minded creative who’d like to join a graphic design and promotions group that offers a wide range of work and mediums. The ideal candidate will create impactful, daily news graphics and special packages, adhering to the CBS brand. They will conceptualize and execute engaging on-air animations for promos, shows, commercials, corporate presentations, etc. This position will work directly with the Art Director, writer/producers, editors and other graphic artists.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Excellent typography, design and color theory practices.

  • Proficient in the Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.

  • A demo reel or portfolio demonstrating those abilities.

  • Knowledge of the Mac OS workflow.

  • Must be highly organized and able to follow instructions completely and accurately.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work unsupervised, to tight deadlines.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be dedicated, punctual, have a strong work ethic and willing to learn.

Preferred:

  • Previous broadcast television experience.

  • Knowledge of the Twin Cities and vicinity is an asset.

  • Designing for Chyron Lyric or similar experience.

  • Understanding of the print design process.

  • Cinema 4D experience is a huge asset.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • References may be required.

  • Able to work Holidays when needed.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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