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Tooning Out the News - Graphic Designer

Posted: 20 Apr 2021 Closes: 20 May 2021
New York, US Competitive
Temporary VIA_38611

REF#: 38611


JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




CBS Studios is one of the industry's leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and other emerging platforms. The Studio's expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises, including the ever-growing \"Star Trek\" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.


Paramount + daily animated variety series TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks a Graphics Artist/Designer who will assist the team to create day of images (stills and motion graphics) for a daily show. Jobs include creating on-air/news style graphics on a tight turnaround. The series is NYC-based, and while the season will be remote, a NY candidate is preferred.

TOONING OUT THE NEWS is a variety series featuring a cast of animated characters covering real-world events the same day they happen, and interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers.

  • Support the Graphics Department in creating day-of still and/or motion graphics, including but not limited to:
  • logos, on-air cable news-style titles and segment graphics, Photoshop composite illustrations, and fake advertising campaigns
  • Work within established brand guidelines and existing motion graphics templates

Skills/Experience Required:
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines, for daily turnaround
  • Excellent graphic design, motion design, and typography skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite; specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects. Experience with Cinema 4D strongly preferred
  • Prior experience creating graphics for news and/or late night comedy is preferred
  • Have a strong work ethic, and can adapt quickly to a constantly changing script and design needs
  • Illustration/drawing ability is a plus
Educational Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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