Graphics Artist and Designer

Posted by Nexstar

Albuquerque, NM
Posted: 2019-08-29

Description:

KRQE News (Albuquerque, NM), a #DigitalFirst operation with a focus on delivering local content on a 24/7 basis across all platforms, is seeking a Graphic Artist and Designer to join the digital team in the news department. This individual will produce original, engaging graphic content for publication on our digital platforms.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must know how to create compelling graphics to be a part of entertaining stories.
  • Design stand-alone graphics and graphical elements for digital and social media platforms.
  • Take direction from, and interact with, the digital and news staff.
  • Develops ideas for images to discuss with digital producers and/or digital/news managers to establish priorities or positions.
  • Ensures images are included with every news story with goal of matching appropriate graphics with the content/stories of the day.
  • Creates graphics/video briefs to be used on social media to draw attention to on-platform content.
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Maintains presence and engages professionally on social media.

Requirements:

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelors degree or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Proficient in graphic design.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Superior multi-tasker with an understanding of how news is consumed in the digital environment.
  • Digitally proficient and self-educating on new applications and tech.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Must present professional image as a representative of the station at all times.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:  High stress environment with deadline pressures.  Work may be required on weekends and must be flexible to work any shift. 

Contact:

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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