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WTVD, Senior Graphic Designer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10043936 Location Durham, North Carolina, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Apr. 18, 2023

Job Summary:



ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.
ATTENTION MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNERS. Ask yourself the following questions. 


1.      Would you love your work to be seen by millions of people?

2.      Do you like to break things, change things, and tell a story that makes people think?

3.      Can you develop a logo, while creating a print ad, while assisting a co-worker, while brainstorming for a promo, and still be able to tell a good joke? 

4.      Do you like working on a winning team that values fun as much as creative design?  


If you answered "yes" to all the previous questions, then keep reading. ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, has a need for a talented designer like yourself. However, talent alone only gets you so far. Along with having a dynamic portfolio, you must have the drive, an eye for detail, and most importantly the ability to adapt.  


This position will challenge you to find new ways to visually communicate ideas and themes, all in the effort of promoting the ABC11 brand. Your ability to communicate effectively through use of typography, video, and composition is essential; along with your ability to thrive under pressure and meet daily deadlines.  



  • This role will be working on same day turnaround news graphics that are requested by producers, including still graphics and animations primarily in Photoshop and After Effects.  

  • Outside of news we work on a wide range of projects, including but not limited to station promos, print ads, web ads, social media assets, and content for specials, and graphics packages for our brands.

  • As part of the Art Department you will report to the Art Director, working daily with our team of artists.  We work regularly with News producers and reporters to fulfill requests for shows, as well as with our extended Marketing department on promotions, events, print material and a wide range of projects.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of graphic design & animation experience (news experience preferred but not required)

  • Experience with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop required, any additional Adobe app experience is welcome

  • Experience working with Cinema 4D , Unreal Engine and/or other 3D design tools is a plus


  • Bachelors in any relevant field preferred but not required, your experience and demo reel / portfolio is heavily weighted.


**Candidates must supply a link to their demo reel/portfolio in order to be considered**



About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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