Graphic Artist II
The Virgin Islands Public Television System - Saint Croix, VI

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The Virgin Islands Public Television System

Graphic Artist II

The Virgin Islands Public Television System has an opening for a Graphic Artist II position on the island of St. Croix. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing computer generated art-work and art layouts for assignments and projects to include both print and digital media. This includes creating graphic material and lettering to be used for title, background, and screen advertising. Additionally, the position requires the artist to study layouts, sketches, illustrations, and related material to become familiar with assignments and determine styles, techniques, and best effects to be used. Duties and Responsibilities: · Conceives, conceptualizes and creates a design plan with minimum or limited guidance and/or suggestions from the producer and/or client; · Designs and test various colors and formats for projects; · Determines size and arrangement of illustrative materials, selects style and size of type, and arranges layouts based upon available space and aesthetic design concepts; · Adds graphic functional input to draft projects (may include sketches or suggestions for layouts); · Revises or adds graphics based on final review of materials; · Creates OTS, lower thirds, transitional wipes and logos for shows; · Generates and edits graphics for assigned projects and shows; · Participates in initial planning meetings to understand the design concepts of the project and graphic needs in support of the job; and · Assists creative team in the production for all graphic design projects. Qualifications: · Three (3) years experience in the computer-generated graphic arts field; · Associate of Arts degree in a related field of study from a two-year college or technical school; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience; · Knowledge of print, electronic, and graphics media; · Ability to communicate artistic concepts and software capability to all levels; · Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe In Design, Autodesk Maya, PowerPoint, as well as Final Cut or Avid; · Ability to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends); · Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time; · Ability to lift 30 pounds; and · Ability to drive trucks, vans and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) current professional letters of recommendation by November 6, 2013, to: Diane C. Richardson, PHR Human Resources Director The Virgin Islands Public Television System P.O. Box 7879 St. Thomas , VI 00801 The Virgin Islands Public Television System is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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