Art Director

Ref#: 34182
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 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.).

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.


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