Emmis Communications

Web Graphic Designer

US-TX-Austin
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1278
# of Openings
1
Category
Arts/Graphic Design

Job Overview

You are:

  • A graphic designer with at least 2 years of experience who thrives in a fast paced environment where everyone has fun and works hard
  • A design guru who also possesses intermediate/working knowledge of HTML and CSS, with basic knowledge of responsive/mobile design being a plus
  • An idea person and someone who can partner with our marketing and programming teams to execute creative ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate our audiences

If this describes you then join Emmis Communications as a Web Graphic Designer with Emmis Austin Radio. Our company is driven by creative teams that have earned a valued reputation by setting high standards for excellence while creating a fun, exciting and innovative workplace, where every individual is part of the team.

 

Emmis Austin Radio is a branch of Emmis Communications with a cluster of seven radio stations in Austin, TX including: KLBJ-AM (590), KLBJ-FM (93.7), KGSR (93.3), KROX (101.5), KBPA (103.5), KLZT (107.1), and Latino 102.7.

 

Emmis Austin Radio, a division of Emmis Communications, is currently seeking a full time Web Graphic Designer with content management skills who can hit the ground running for all of our Austin stations. This candidate will be responsible for the look and feel of the station website and related products. In addition, this candidate will work with the station’s programming and marketing departments to develop engaging content for the website’s large audience.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for guiding the visual direction of projects while ensuring designs/webpages are created within 7 stations' aesthetics, and industry standards
  • Designing and constructing web pages within existing custom CMS (Drupal) with working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Maintaining and providing ongoing design assets for the website, rotators, ad banners, reoccurring events, seasonal content, etc. for partners and sponsors
  • Producing graphic interpretations for high profile station events, such as KGSR’s Blues on the Green, 101X’s Summer Cinema, and more
  • Works as a team with Marketing, Sales and other designers, offering any expertise or help when needed
  • Meeting all deadlines
  • Other duties assigned as necessary

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree preferred, high school diploma required
  • 2-3 years of experience in graphic design or related field, with a contemporary design sensibility. Online portfolio preferred
  • Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver (or hand-coding). Knowledge of other Adobe Suite programs a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of print production practices (color spaces, DPI, etc.)
  • Intermediate/working knowledge of HTML and CSS, with basic knowledge of responsive/mobile design being a plus
  • Basic familiarity with industry concepts, practices, and procedures within the web design field required
  • Detail-oriented mindset and can work in a fast paced environment
  • Valid driver’s license and state-mandated auto insurance required

 

This position’s focus is on content and design. It is not a web developer position nor is it an IT position. If your background is in IT, please DO NOT apply.

Company Description

Please submit a resume and application online at www.emmis.com. Refer to posting and no phone calls please. Send URL of online portfolio to Gary Weaver at gweaver@emmisaustin.com.                  

           

Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media corporation with award-winning radio broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations in markets across the country.  Emmis is as well-known for its creative culture as for its operations.  Our people are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to each of the communities in which we operate. Because employees are the key to our success, Emmis offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) contribution plan. For more information about Emmis, see our website at www.emmis.com.

              

EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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