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ViacomCBS Freelance VizRT/After Effects Artist in New York, New York

REF#: 37192

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


Do you eat, breathe, live Electronic Graphics and Design? Television Production? News? Do you thrive in an exciting high-pressure on-air deadline-oriented environment? Are you an absolute master of Photoshop and After Effects? Are you an imaginative Graphic Designer and Artist using VizRT? Do you have a minimum of five years design experience in live broadcast graphics, design and artistry? Do you live in live in the New York City area? CBS News is seeking successful and talented Graphic Artists and Designers to create informational motion graphics for daily newscasts from the CBS Broadcast Center.

Working 3-5 days a week - non-traditional hours are expected


Job responsibilities include:

  • Design, create and execute graphics for CBS News in New York City.

  • Create informational motion graphics for daily newscasts.

  • Work collaboratively with the Creative Director, Art Directors and other artists and designers to implement designs to fulfill the graphics requests from Producers and Directors for all of CBS News.

Job requirements:

  • The ideal candidate must be a VizRT and Photoshop wizard.

  • He/she will understand control room protocol and be able to prioritize conflicting requests from multiple sources with deadline demands.

  • The artist/ designer must be self-motivated, able to work unsupervised and communicate effectively.

  • Fluency in English, especially spelling and grammar, is essential.

  • Knowledge of After Effects and Cinema 4D is a big plus.

  • Established, experienced professionals only, please.

Replies should include your full resume or curriculum vitae and your website URL or a DVD of your work samples.


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