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Graphic Artist

Rondelyn Jonesby on Dec 5, 2019
New Orleans, United States
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Job Category
Graphic Design
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Experience Required
3+ Years
Education Required
Bachelor's Degree
Job Description
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
WVUE- FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative journalism. Fox 8 is committed to innovation and continued evolution in the use of existing technology producing roughly 60 hours of news and locally originated programming per week. With a station based in Mid-City New Orleans, WVUE employees work, live and play in one of the nation’s most vibrant and unique cities. JOB SUMMARY The Lead Designer conceptualizes and produces award-worthy and audience-motivating graphics on all platforms. Incumbents are expert visual brand managers with strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs, and have advanced knowledge of video production and cinematography. This is a leadership role, guiding the creative team in the production of top-quality multi-platform creative and maintaining a position of teaching expertise on the latest production technology available to the department.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Audience Development and other creative leadership to conceptualize and create content that will help expand our rapidly-growing broadcast and digital media presence. • Hands-on creation of motion graphic art, • Manage the production and implementation of graphics for station promotion, commercials, newscasts as well as social and digital platforms. Audience Development • Exercise exceptional organization and strategic thinking to implement market research recommendations and achieve goals in audience development. Revenue Generation • Provide creative consultation, marketing expertise, and customer service for Sales clients and initiatives to ensure their investments with the station deliver agreed upon value. • Ensure through work-flow management that client projects are delivered on time and within budgetary constraints.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Graphics, Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred. • Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of graphics and video production, especially Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and DSLR cinematography. • Advanced knowledge of Chyron, Lyric, 3D animation, newsticker, and other industry software/technology • 3 or more years of supervisory experience in a creative environment, digital, or broadcast business required • Experience with social media marketing, including Facebook/Instagram/Twitter required • Must be able to adapt and to adopt any new changes in the workplace that include things like new technology. • Must be able to drive to meet with local clients and must possess a valid driver’s license. Physical Requirements: To ensure safe completion of all required job duties, this job regularly requires the following physical demands of employees in this position • Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per week • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional and courteous manner • Ability to provide effective creative direction for video, audio and graphic design projects • Ability to use a computer for tasks such as graphic design, communicating via email, preparing reports and editing video. • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
Additional Info:
Please apply online at and attach resume. Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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