WMC Action News 5 content brand in Memphis is seeking a Lead Designer. This creative leader will work hand in hand with the Director of Marketing and Audience Development and collaborate with the Audience Development and Brand Manager and Creative Director to expand WMC Action News 5's rapidly-growing broadcast and digital media presence. The ideal candidate is an expert visual brand manager with strong skills in visual branding, Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs, Chyron, Lyric, 3D animation software, and cinematography. The Lead Designer will conceptualize and produce award-worthy and audience-motivating graphics on all platforms.
Exceptional organization and strategic thinking is required to implement market research recommendations and achieve goals in audience development and revenue growth. This individual is a hands-on motions graphic artist, who also manages the production and implementation of graphics for station promotion, commercials, newscasts, as well as social and digital platforms.
This is a leadership role, managing the production of top-quality multiplatform creative and maintaining a position of teaching expertise on the latest production technology available to the department. Working with the Director of Marketing and Audience Development, the Lead Designer oversees the visual branding of all news, advertising, as well as other station marketing, client-driven and revenue-producing projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred.
Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and DSLR cinematography. Experience with digital and social media marketing required.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume with cover letter, and link to your most recent work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V