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Company Name:
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Country:
United States
Industry:
Broadcast
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Digital Front-End Designer

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Digital Front-End Designer

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting is a multi-platform media company with a remarkably creative, loyal and entrepreneurial team. The digital team is seeking an experienced Digital Designer to join us and support the continued growth of our digital products: national and local websites, mobile apps, email newsletters, social profiles and posts, and our ecommerce product designs. Your work will be seen by millions of loyal fans online, on social, or worn across their chest. The ideal candidate is passionate about combining a beautiful design with a superior user experience across all digital platforms. This is not a developer role, so no coding experience is required, but UI/UX best practices knowledge is preferred. If you have an interest in entertainment, pop-culture, nostalgia, and a nationwide audience, we want to see your portfolio of work so we can bring your passion to our team.

Duties/Responsibilities:

The digital design including UI/UX of full website, app, email, and social templates in collaboration with our team of multi-platform designers.

Create web designs for national and local tv brands that are engaging, elegant and positive.

Prioritize user experience and design consistency across digital platforms.

Be able to achieve a quality design while balancing page weight and speed considerations for users.

Create supporting graphics for web-based marketing and promotional needs.

Create original designs for use in editorial publishing, digital game skins, and consumer products.

Join a team of designers, developers and editors that transform ideas into execution.

Manage and coordinate workflow for digital designers, and provide digital design feedback to ensure team's work fits into the broader design aesthetic for the brand.

Transform and elevate pre-made designs from graphics and image assets.

Collaborate across departments, including the graphics, marketing, advertising and content programming teams.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for job, if not currently employed by Weigel Broadcasting Co.

This is a full-time Chicago based, in-person position.

2-3 years of Digital Design experience in a collaborative environment is preferred.

Expert level skill with key products in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator).

Experiencing designing websites, mobile apps, email templates, and social media profiles.

Understanding of the differences between web design and design for other media.

Experience with responsive design and demonstrating design experience that takes into account the user experience of that design on different devices.

No HTML or CSS coding is expected, but an understanding of how those technologies might limit or affect design is preferred.

Aptitude and curiosity: someone who wants to learn more, has demonstrated skill growth, and is relentlessly self-improving

A passion for entertainment programming, pop-culture, and the news industry.

A team player who makes others successful.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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