Art Director

CBS - Pittsburgh, PA3.9

REF#: 34182

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

Primary Responsibilities:
Art Director will work closely with the creative services Director on design needs for both stations and oversee a department of talented graphic artists. This is a highly collaborative but leadership role.
Develops and helps lead advertising and local news design projects from conception through final execution; works on tight deadlines and maintains the highest standards of quality.

Required Skills:
Must possess a strong portfolio that includes examples of digital design, motion, illustration and video projects
Proficiency with design tools including Adobe creative suite, animation tools such as Photoshop after effects, illustrator, premiere, in design, PowerPoint and keynote.
Knowledge of Macintosh Operating System, Curious Maps, Vertigo, Chyron, Camio Asset Manager.
Knowledge of digital marketing and advertising.
Good organization skills
Must be creative with strong design and conceptual ability
Must possess attention to detail and concern for quality
Must possess a desire to share learnings and nurture creative talent.

Preferred Knowledge:
Ability to shoot video footage
Cinema 4D savvy
Comprehensive understanding of website design and mobile apps
Set design

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design in related field or equivalent training and/or experience.
Minimum of two years of experience in a TV/advertising agency/production company environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled