Global BC, a division of Shaw Media, has an immediate opening for a full-time contract Graphics/Designer position. Reporting to the Technical Director-Computer Graphic Arts, the successful candidates will have at least 5 years of experience as a 3D Generalist and must demonstrate a cross-platform portfolio. Expertise in motion-design and 3D animation with Adobe Creative Suite and 3D Studio Max is required.
As a Graphics/Designer, the following is an outline of some but not all of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:
Create graphics, animations and print materials for news and information related programming;
Produce over the shoulder and full frame material for daily news broadcasts, special programs, digital platforms and promotional spots;
Design and create material for special programs, digital platforms and promotional spots;
Liaise with editorial staff in regard to daily production requirements and work closely with producers in the creation of content for our virtual set;
Participate in and provide relevant information for daily editorial meetings;
Perform other duties as required;
These are regular shift positions that involve weekday and or weekend shifts.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
A University degree or equivalent post-secondary education in Graphic Design or Media Arts;
A minimum of five years of professional broadcast graphic design and computer graphic software experience within a television environment;
Must be able to work various shifts as required;
Excellent working knowledge of Mac & PC workstations;
A clear understanding of proven 2D and 3D motion graphics techniques;
Be aware of and stay up to date with new and constant changes in graphics software and systems;
Strong design abilities, under tight daily deadlines;
Must have leadership qualities as well as the ability to take direction;
Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite and 3D Studio Max;
Experience with Architectural Design and Virtual Set Technologies would be a definite asset;
The candidate should have a thorough understanding of current events and be prepared to apply this knowledge in his/her design duties;
Working knowledge of new media tools and technologies (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc), and related applications;
Experience in updating online and broadcast content with a content management system.
This is a Group 3 position under the current Collective Agreement.
If you value a workplace that promotes accountability, exemplifies loyalty, never compromises integrity and has a strong social conscience then start your career with us by applying now.
Applicant Deadline: September 9, 2012
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