Freelance Graphics Producer - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50016641

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Arts & Graphics, Production, Digital

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: November 9, 2021

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network is seeking a Freelance Graphics Producer to join their team in Chicago.  The Freelance Graphics Producer will be responsible for all graphic production required on their studio shows.  This is a freelance, seasonal position that will typically offer between 24-28 hours per week for approximately seven months.  This position will report to the Vice President of Studio Production.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and insert all graphics and images featured in the shows, including but not limited to topic bars, names of talent, reporters, scores of games, tagboard, and full-screen informational boards

  • Work with the producers, associate producers, and co-pilot to input lower thirds, full screens, score boxes, and name fonts

  • Collaborate with the research department to create full-screen graphics and promos for shows

  • Complete preparation for next-day shows, such as pre-game shows, signing day shows, and championship games

  • Work with the producer, graphics department, and research team to create correct and important information for the shows

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2+ years' experience in graphic production

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • A strong knowledge of college sports

  • Good organizational and project coordination skills

  • Proven ability to multitask and perform well under strict deadlines

  • Familiarity with production equipment

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends

  • Good eyesight required for reviewing graphics and television broadcasts

  • Typical tools, equipment and materials utilized:  INEWS, Viz

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related area

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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