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WGNO-TV Is Hiring For A Nightside Graphics Artist

WGNO-TV Is Hiring For A Nightside Graphics Artist. Are you a gifted artist who wants to be part of a city unlike anything else in the country?  The Tribune Broadcasting TV station in New Orleans is looking for a night side Graphic Designer (1:30-10:30P) with cutting edge skills in graphic design. The Graphic Designer is responsible for developing, designing and producing high quality news graphics for WGNO-TV’s newscasts (News With A Twist, News At 10PM) as well as providing graphic support to Sales and Promotions departments.

Responsibilities:

  • To not take life so seriously.  It’s a Nawlins thing!
  • To produce high quality graphics that successfully communicate the message desired by the News and/or Creative Services Departments.
  • To develop concepts, ideas and execute final artwork and animation for news, promotion and programming.
  • To have user/playback knowledge of all crucial systems used in the graphics area including Macs, and programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Cinema 4D and knowledge of tickers.
  • To maintain quality control checks, including but not limited to, spelling, organization of information, clear and easy to understand presentation of the graphics.
  • Must communicate well, and develop a good working relationship with afternoon and night side news producers and reporters in order to assess their needs and deliver what is expected.
  • Help develop the design and coordination of pre-production and/or animation; make suggestions, provide sources and digital files, consult with director (if needed) before production, and ensure that the finished work is delivered to the final destination.
  • To communicate with the creative team, and all station employees in a professional and positive manner.
  • To exhibit a positive attitude towards work and company policies, and at all times, encourages a positive and cooperative work environment.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to find and consume the best food on this planet.
  • Minimum 2 years Creative Services experience in a design environment, boutique, post-production house.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator. VizRT and Final Cut Pro experience preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with Mac OS and Windows.
  • All aspects of promo production, including motion graphics, animation and non-linear editing.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and a link to your portfolio to Jeff Funk, jfunk@wgno.com, #1 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, LA 70001, fax (504)569-0952.  EOE.

1 Comment

  • Chance

    This design is wicked! You obviously know how to keep a
    reader amused. Between your wit and your videos,
    I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Great job.
    I really loved what you had to say, and more than that,
    how you presented it. Too cool!

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