Graphics Design Manager

Graphics Design Manager

  • Full Time
  • Albuquerque
  • March 8, 2021

Website Nexstar Media


The KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque, New Mexico has an opening for a Graphics Design Manager.   In this position you will conceptualize and create on-air, online and social media graphics for local news, sales, and creative services departments, as well as producing topical special report and image promotions and campaigns. The KRQE Media Group is home to New Mexico’s #1 local news source and four different networks (CBS, FOX, CW and MyNet), and this job provides a unique creative opportunity and challenge to address the branding and sales needs of four distinct brands.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create and deliver high quality, fast turnaround graphics for on air, digital or print needs of station
  • Expert in type design and original creative design solutions for graphic packages
  • Expert in animation, page layout and design development
  • Develop animations and promotional graphics that coincide with station brand
  • Conceptualize, create, and assist sales department for any potential sales collateral Create and produce web, social media, and on-air news graphics
  • Create and produce any print pieces for newspaper, magazine, or program pieces
  • Assist in coordinating all station photography for talent, staff, and other projects
  • Interact and communicate with station leadership offering creative solutions and project direction
  • Work with Creative Services Director to visualize and create long-term goals and branding strategies for four different brands
  • Perform other duties as directed by management


  • Bachelors' degree Art, Design
  • Three to five years of broadcast design experience
  • Three to five years of experience in graphic and motion design with advanced experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Video editing and production skills with experience in Adobe Premiere and Media Encoder
  • Videography skills with knowledge of DSLR and ENG cameras and lighting techniques
  • Competent photographer with experience in basic still photography and photo lighting techniques
  • Ability to work on various projects simultaneously and to deliver finished projects on deadline a must
  • Strong typography skills required
  • Experience with knowledge of Element 3D plugin for AE software a plus
  • Experience with Chyron Lyric a plus
  • Project management and software experience
  • Highly effective communications and organizational skills required
  • Consistently work hours required to meet deadlines, including evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.


Apply Online URL: Job Req #: 7868