Job Description

STIRR is a new OTT launched in January 2019. The service carries both linear and VOD channel content from both the SBG portfolio and third-party content owners. It will cater to a broad audience demographic but will be uniquely different than others in the space by focusing on local market interest and content relevance. The service will launch across the main OTT platforms including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Android and desktop.

STIRR is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group works closely with the Sinclair Digital group based in Seattle. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns, operates, programs or provides services to 173 stations located in 81 geographically diverse markets. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Our Graphic Designer creates graphics and content for STIRR. Additionally, this position maintains STIRR’s brand across platforms and supporting the greater team with any graphic needs. This role reports to STIRR’s Editor in Chief.

This position requires a thorough understanding of the OTT video ecosystem and emerging digital technologies. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with the network of Sinclair stakeholders on a regular basis. Direct experience in the launch and ongoing development of a OTT video product is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creates graphics and content for STIRR’s national OTT products and social media platforms (static hero graphics, GIFs, social content, social covers, promotional graphics, thumbnails on app & YouTube, etc.)
  • Creates and updates daily graphical templates and supports content producers with any graphic needs and production workflows
  • Collaborates with senior team members to design graphic and text elements for videos
  • Coordinates and delivers high quality images to all platforms that are sized correctly and consistently across all channels
  • Prioritizes projects to meet multiple and simultaneous deadlines
  • Maintains high standards while balancing other job-related duties and projects

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Graphic Deign or Communication Arts.
  • 3+ years of experience designing within entertainment, digital video, and/or the OTT content space
  • Excellent knowledge of social, web, video platforms and social communication tools
  • Solid experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Avid, Premiere, and content management systems
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fast developing trends in the digital video and OTT space.
  • Strong layout skills and experience conceptualizing complex and/or abstract subject matter
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, team oriented and results-driven environment
  • Direct experience in launching and developing new OTT product is a plus!

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!



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