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Freelance Graphic Artist 8/13/2016

News12 Edison, NJ

Company
News12
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29560BR
AJE Ref #
575871366
Location
Edison, NJ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary

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FREELANCE GRAPHIC ARTIST

Requisition ID: 29560BR
Location: Edison, New Jersey

Position Type: Temporary

A leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company, Altice USA delivers residential and business services to more than 4.6 million total customers across 20 states. Our 18,000 employees have an unwavering commitment to customers and to providing quality products and outstanding service.

Our philosophy is built around our commitment to our employees, community and customers. We are committed to providing employees with opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment where your ideas will help us drive our business and create a more meaningful employee experience.

News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

News 12 New Jersey is looking for the right candidate to develop graphics for newscasts and other on-air segments for all News 12 Services. The candidate will use programs including After Effects, VIZrt, and Photoshop to create modern, elegant and intelligent news graphics for pre-production, post-production and live newscasts. In collaboration with producers, writers, and other designers, the right candidate will create a variety of newscast graphics, including over-the-shoulder boxes, banners, monitors, maps, and full screen graphics for all newscasts. Create opens, promotional elements, weather graphics and other generic applications while contributing to maintenance of overall station appearance standards. Stay informed of current events. The freelance position is on-call as needed with fluctuating hours. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be available to work various shifts with short notice at times.
* Minimum of one year experience in graphic arts for television preferred.
* Must have knowledge of Photoshop.
* Knowledge of VIZrt and After Effects is a plus.
* Must be able to demonstrate exceptional artistic ability, have a thorough knowledge of computer graphics equipment and techniques and possess excellent spelling skills.
* The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is required.
* A strong knowledge of local communities, issues and newsmakers a plus.
* Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
* Online demos required. Must enter link to demo reel under "web address/ demo reel" field on contact info page.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace..