Motion Graphics Designer

Job Number: R50008602

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Arts & Graphics, Creative Development, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 12, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a motion graphics designer, you are responsible for producing creative and visually compelling graphics to support daily content on Fox News, Fox Business, and Fox Nation.  You thrive in a live news environment, have the right attitude and understand the level of commitment needed for a quick turnaround. 

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A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and design animations including opens, bumps, transitions, and set elements based on established show formats. Execute same-day requests while balancing assignments with longer deadlines
  • Work closely with art directors, creative director, and department management to ensure work aligns with network/show identity and editorial guidelines
  • Pitch designs for new show packages, redesigns, studio displays, and segments based on executive requests, editorial guidance, and internal requests. Must be able to storyboard concepts and present designs in a group environment
  • Collaborate with other designers to produce cohesive graphics packages across multiple platforms. This includes designing pieces for print campaigns, set/scenic mockups, and internal company presentations
  • Ensure all work conforms to technical requirements and file organization standards

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Communication or equivalent is preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience working in design and production for broadcast news and digital
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and Illustrator (Maya and Vizrt a plus)
  • Ability to organize information (layout design, infographics, general organization)
  • Attention to design detail and quality
  • Strong understanding of design principles, layout, typography and color theory
  • Refined sense of motion and animation, particularly relating to typography and logo usage 
  • UI/UX experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure news environment under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and awareness of current design trends in graphic design and typography
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects.

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

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