C-SPAN
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

GENERAL FUNCTION:
To conceptualize, design and implement graphic design artwork for television, web, apps, social media, marketing and corporate needs in accordance with C-SPAN's brand guidelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • High degree of proficiency in creating the right visual element to deliver high-quality, newsy, audience-focused content.
  • Designs animations, graphics and graphic templates used across all C-SPAN television productions and promotions.
  • Designs in-studio and production elements, including backgrounds, studio monitor graphics, and side-by-side or specialized boxes.
  • Designs all graphic artwork for digital and print paid advertising, marketing and corporate promotional collateral materials, educator-focused classroom posters and promotional materials and corporate sponsorship or tradeshow promotional materials as needed.
  • In coordination with digital developers, designs high quality artwork for C-SPAN's various websites and apps in a manner consistent with other company platforms.
  • Coordinates closely with our video and editorial teams to create visual text and imagery concepts with an emphasis on UX/UI design concepts and mobile experiences.
  • Designs logos, icons and other graphics for website video and display advertisements, electronic program guides, podcasts or special projects that support a unified look across the company's multimedia platforms.
  • Coordinates with internal and external clients to ensure project objectives, design parameters, deadlines and approvals are all adhered to.
  • Manages utilization and archiving of all design projects, images and files in a manner consistent with company protocol.
  • Monitors graphic equipment to ensure proper maintenance, updating and troubleshooting of any issues in order to keep the technical work environment functional and in compliance with C-SPAN's internal policies.
  • Trains employees on workflow, software and hardware where needed.
  • Coordinates closely with other designers and copywriter to ensure that artwork is creative, consistent and clear.
  • Contributes as a member of the Multimedia Creative Services team and collaborates both within the unit and across the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

BACKGROUND SKILLS:

  • Strong working knowledge of MAC-based graphic and Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and some experience with Premier, After Effects, Dreamweaver and In-Design.
  • Strong interest in public affairs, politics and current issues. Understanding of C-SPAN programming and philosophy.
  • Exceptional organizational skills when dealing with large volumes of content and archival items.
  • Displays positive attitude, resourcefulness and strong collaboration skills in working with colleagues.
  • Firm grasp on emerging trends in social media, web technology and web services.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet long and short-term deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Minimum two years relevant work experience.
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