October 21, 2010

Freelance Graphic Artist jobs @ Bronx & Long Island TV news stations

News 12 Networks is the country's first, largest, and most watched 24-hour local television news network. The Network is made up of 7 individual local news channels serving the areas of Long Island, New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, Westchester County, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn. News 12 Networks, owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation, is a cable exclusive service, reaching approximately 3.8 million households in the New York market.

News 12 The Bronx & News 12 Long Island have opportunities for someone looking for an entry-level television graphics position. The person will use programs including After Effects, VIZrt, Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya, and 3D Studio Max to create vibrant, elegant and intelligent graphics & opens for pre-production, post-production and live newscasts at News 12 Long Island. In collaboration with producers, writers, and other designers, create over-the-shoulder, banner, monitor and full screen graphics for all newscasts. In addition, create opens, transitions, promotional elements, weather graphics and miscellaneous graphic elements for all News 12 productions. Assist with virtual set design, create support materials for marketing and sales as well as operate, maintain and upgrade graphic equipment, software, computers and other equipment. Attend planning meetings and organize graphic strategies for upcoming assignments. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Coordinate team efforts on animations, opens, etc. in the absence of a supervisor.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree or equivalent as well as experience in graphic arts for television. Must have knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects, VIZrt, Maya, and 3D Studio Max. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Illustrator 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. Cablevision is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.

To apply for these positions:
Visit our career website at www.cablevision.jobs
Click on “Search All Jobs”
Click on “Search Openings”
Select "News 12 Networks" in Cablevision Division
Create a profile, upload your resume and apply for the position.
Demos are required.
Online demos are preferred.

If you have a DVD demo, please forward it to:

News 12 Human Resources
One Media Crossways
Woodbury, NY 11797

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