Art Director

Ref#: 33685
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US

About Us:
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.).
Purpose of the Position:

The Art Director will be responsible for leading a team of artists in the conceptualizing and production of on-air design and the general look of the television station. Reporting to the Creative Director, the Art Director will collaborate with News, Promotion and Sales.

Primary Duties:

Develop and oversee creative concepts for the on-air look of WJZ-TV while meeting CBS' objectives. Work as a hands-on designer in addition to managing other members of the Art Department. Direct the work of outside vendors as needed. Help manage and schedule an efficient workflow among the team. Ability to mentor staff, support, motivate and inspire designers with encouragement and constructive feedback. Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously in a high-work volume, quick-turnaround, tight deadline environment. Projects include, but not limited to On-air, Social Media, Print and Merchandise.

Education Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design or related discipline

  • Proven strong design skills.
  • 7 plus years of industry experience.
  • 3 plus years of art direction/management.
  • Expert Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Working knowledge of Chyron Lyric.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

Please send samples of your work

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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