GRAPHIC DESIGNER

KERA
Published
February 26, 2024
Location
3000 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, Texas
Category
Other  
Job Type
Salary Range
$55,000. - $65,000.

Description

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

WHO WE ARE:

KERA reaches more than 2 million people weekly through KERA TV, KERA News, KXT, WRR, and KERA Arts. For more than 60 years, North Texans have turned to KERA as a destination for trusted educational programming and initiatives, community engagement, and lifelong learning. As we seek to recognize and reflect the increasing diversity among our audiences, we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives to consider employment opportunities at KERA.

POSITION SUMMARY:

KERA seeks a talented and passionate graphic designer with a keen eye for visual storytelling. You are equally comfortable upholding and evolving established brand standards across a diverse family of platforms, including KERA TV, KERA News, KXT, WRR, KERA Kids and KERA Arts.

Your creative energy fuels engaging visuals that capture the essence of each brand while maintaining a cohesive, recognizable identity. You will work collaboratively on a variety of projects for very different target audiences, ranging anywhere from preschool-aged children to mature adults.

This is an FLSA classified exempt position and reports directly to the Creative Director.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

We believe a strong organization includes employees from a range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences and passions. If you do not meet every job qualification but have some of these skills and feel you could be a good fit, we would like to hear from you. Please apply and tell us more about yourself.

· Design captivating marketing materials, social media graphics, print publications, and digital assets for all KERA brands.

· Collaborate with internal teams to understand project goals and target audiences.

· Interpret brand guidelines and translate them into fresh, innovative designs that resonate with diverse audiences.

· Design for unique events like music festivals and galas, showcasing your adaptability and range.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:

· 3+ years of experience as a graphic designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing work for multiple platforms.

· Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

· A love for public media and the ability to translate its values into visuals.

· Strong understanding of branding principles and the ability to maintain brand consistency while remaining innovative.

· Excellent communication and collaboration skills, thriving in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

· Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

BONUS IF YOU BRING:

· Experience working with NPR and PBS affiliates.

· Familiarity with the North Texas media landscape.

· Proficiency in motion graphics or video editing software.

· Passion for news, music and event design.

SALARY RANGE

$55,000-$65,000, depending on experience

BENEFITS

· Generous vacation (3 weeks), sick (8 days), personal time (2 days) and holidays (10)

· Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance

· KERA-paid short and long-term disability, basic life insurance and AD&D insurance

· Flexible scheduling and hybrid work environment

· 401k plan with KERA contribution after six months

· Culture intentionally focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

· Robust employee assistance program available to the employee and all members of their household

LOCATION:

We expect that this position will work out of our Dallas office at least 25% of the time.

HOW TO APPLY:

· Complete the application on KERA’s employment page.

· Attach a resume and cover letter summarizing why you are the best fit for the role

· Portfolio or links to work

KERA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer KERA believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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