Raycom Media

  • Motion Graphic Designer

    # of Openings
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    WLBT, the #1 station and NBC affiliate in Jackson, MS is looking for a New Media Graphic Designer to join our award-winning news team.


    We are looking for a creative leader and self-starter who can design across platforms in a newsroom setting.  This person will be a point person for our on-air and digital news graphics presentation.   The ideal candidate is an expert visual storyteller with strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs, Chyron, Lyric, and advanced knowledge of 3D animation software.  The New Media Graphic Designer will conceptualize and produce award-worthy and audience-motivating graphics. 


    Exceptional organization and strategic thinking is required to implement market research recommendations and achieve goals in audience development.  This individual is a hands-on motions graphic artist, who works closely with News Managers to conceptualize and create graphics for daily newscasts as well as social and digital platforms.  


    This role demands direct knowledge of all aspects of video production to independently create top-quality multi-platform visual branding. 


    The ideal candidate has an incredible sense of urgency and the ability to produce graphics within a short time frame to make multiple deadlines daily.


    Bachelor’s Degree in Design and newsroom experience is preferred.


    Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects.  Experience with Facebook/Instagram/Twitter and a Web CMS is a plus. 


    If you want to be a part of this award winning aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in its community, then apply on-line and upload your resume, references, and work examples at: http://careers-raycommedia.icims.com.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record and pass a drug test.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V.  


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