Job Number: R50016761
Brand: Fox Sports
Job Type: Production, Digital
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: November 17, 2021
The Big Ten Network (BTN) is seeking a Freelance Production Designer to join their team in Chicago. In this position, you will be responsible for taking existing designs and building them in various platforms as well as scripting and coding elements within automation systems. This will include implementing, executing, and maintaining the approved designs and creating requested still and motion graphics on a variety of platforms. Additionally, you will be responsible for cutting out pictures, versioning logo elements, and importing the finished elements into various production workflows as well as taking existing graphics and animations and coding and rebuilding them into various broadcast machines. This freelancer role will be a hybrid position working remotely and, in the office when needed.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Implement, execute, and maintain the approved designs and create requested still and motion graphics on a variety of platforms
Take existing graphics and animations and coding and rebuild them into various broadcast machines
Cut out pictures, versioning logo elements, and import the finished elements into various production workflows
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Knowledge of live sports production related techniques and broadcast graphic systems
Knowledge and understanding of Big Ten collegiate sports and graphics
Basic understanding of scripting: Java, Python, C++, or Visual Basic
Ability to work in a team environment, but also be a self-starter, capable of working independently
Proficiency with broadcast technology platforms and graphic design software packages – Adobe Suite: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator
Must be organized, detail oriented, proactive, and a team player
Demonstrated ability to meet strategic deadlines in a dynamic fast-paced environment
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Bachelor’s degree - preferably in design, graphics or broadcast related fields
Vizrt graphic design or operation
Familiarity with Cinema 4D or other broadcast 3D Software, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, Macintosh rendering software
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