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Graphic Designer/Digital Media Specialist

Graphic Designer/Digital Media Specialist

Job ID 
2017-45908
Location 
US-AL-Huntsville
Category 
Marketing/Creative Services
Posted Date 
8/7/2017

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Overview

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Graphic Designer/Digital Media Specialist to work in our Huntsville location.

 

The Graphic Designer/Digital Media Specialist requires a thorough understanding of design principals, color theory and possess an eye for consistency and accuracy.   This role will be responsible for enforcing station’s visual brand and client campaigns on all platforms.  This includes creating, coordinating and maintaining news editorial, promotional and branded social creative.  This person will have a willingness to learn new advertising and content platforms, and then incorporate that knowledge in to work.

Responsibilities

  • Design/create graphics based content for daily newscasts, specials, commercial, social and promotional spots
  • Create and produce animated graphic opens and elements for newscasts, clients and promotions
  • Write copy, produce and post video and other digital content on WHNT social media accounts and digital platforms
  • Collaborate with creative team and cross-functionally with the News department supporting ratings growth strategy, increasing traffic and awareness to the station website and social platforms
  • Track performance of station branding elements
  • Contribute to special projects such as digital ads, print work, signage, animation and set design as assigned
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred in graphic design, digital media or video production; equivalent experience required
    • Professional experience in social media including Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
    • Strong design, illustration and typographic skills required
    • Experience with HTML and Word Press preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, this include writing copy for advertising
    • Experience with Mac OS, DSLR cameras, Adobe products including; After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Knowledge of 3D animation software
    • Video editing experience preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be available to work station promotional events
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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