Graphic Designer (Motion)
Job Number: FNG0006586
Organization: Big Ten Network
Job Type: Production
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job Posting Date: July 11, 2017

Job Description

The Big Ten Network is searching for a Graphic Designer with motion graphics experience to join their team in Chicago. The Graphic Designer is responsible for designing graphic elements for remote truck, MICR, and studio production. They are also responsible for creation and design of new VizRT templates and scenes for remote truck, MICR, and studio concepts - included are creating new templates for studio automation, show and event animation packages, and other duties determined by the Art Director Designer and Executive Producer. Other duties include creating elements for Ad Sales, Marketing, New Media, and Promotions.

*link/s to portfolio or sample work must be included to be considered

Responsibilities
  • Designs graphic elements for Remote Truck, MICR, and Studio Production.
  • Creates logos and elements for Ad Sales, New Media, and Production.
  • Assists on air promotions in implementing graphic elements.

Qualifications

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency - Bachelor's degree in Graphic Arts or related are is strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience in graphic design in television production is necessary
  • Good organizational and project coordination skills are necessary
  • Previous experience with broadcast design is needed
  • Knowledge of MAC graphic software (Adobe Suite, Cinema 4D or similar 3D) is essential.
  • Experience with 3D graphics is preferred
  • Experience with broadcast graphic systems, particularly VizRT is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook is necessary
  • A proven ability to multitask and perform well under strict deadlines is required
  • Familiarity with production equipment and the ability to work flexible hours is needed.
Division Description 

A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,500 events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. BTN2Go is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Events include football, men’s and women’s basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports and championship events; studio shows; and classic games. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is in more than 60 million homes across the United States and Canada, including carriage by all the major video distributors, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Communications, Comcast Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. For additional information, go to www.btn.com.
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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