Position: Graphic Artist
Location: Bakersfield, California
Property: KBAK/KBFX – TV
SUMMARY OF JOB:
The primary responsibility of a Graphic Artist is to create, coordinate, and maintain on-air graphics for News, Sales and Promotions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create animated and still graphics for all news programming on KBFX, KBAK and KBFX2.
Ensure graphics are consistently, accurately and quickly created and distributed.
Light video editing.
Navigate newsroom systems and internet to retrieve scripts, assignments and additional information that are utilizied to create compelling graphics.
Assist the sales department with graphic production and promotion of client sponsorships.
Catalog all graphics and projects with accurate labels and descriptions to content.
Perform other graphic duties including on-line, print work, signage, and set design as assigned by manager.
Assist in populating program logs.
Other duties may be assigned. Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience: 1-3 years of experience required
Education: Associate’s degree (AA) preferred
Other Qualifications: Strong design, illustration and typographic skills required.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After-Effects required.
Able to accurately handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
Previous Broadcast Design experience a plus.
Must be able to demonstrate artistic ability using a sense of style and design.
Understand basic routing systems.
Language Skills: Ability to read, comprehend and compose common instructions, business correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Fisher team members.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.
Work Environment: Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.