Senior Digital Designer
Employer: LIN Media Job Posted: 2/3/2014
Location: Austin, TX Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Austin, TX or Norfolk, VA

LIN Media is a local multimedia company that operates or services 43 television stations and seven digital channels in 23 U.S. markets, and a diverse portfolio of web sites, apps and mobile products that make it more convenient to access its unique and relevant content on multiple screens.

LIN Media’s highly-rated television stations deliver important local news and community stories along with top-rated sports and entertainment programming to 10.5% of U.S. television homes. The Company’s digital media operations focus on emerging media and interactive technologies that deliver performance-driven digital marketing solutions to some of the nation’s most respected agencies and brands.

LIN Media has and continues to identify and implement innovative business strategies, including digital and new media. The company has a successful multiplatform business model utilizing synergies from its core on-air broadcasts and dedicated Interactive technologies and personnel. LIN has a reputation as being a leader in developing technologies in the broadcast and entertainment industry and we are looking for individuals who want to make a difference and who are driven to succeed.

LIN Media is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “LIN”.

LIN Media seeks a Senior Digital Designer to join its growing team. The Senior Digital Designer will support the Digital Ad Sales teams of all LIN Media properties, including their 40+ television stations’ news and entertainment websites. The individual in this position will play a key role working with each market to manage their day-to-day needs efficiently and effectively.

JOB SUMMARY:Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Design custom high-impact Rich Media, animated and static display ads from scratch, templates or from existing third party creative source files

Manage work queue and assign orders to Digital Designer s

Create basic desktop and mobile landing pages for clients when needed

Assist in creation of documentation of ad product standards, templates and guidelines

Provide feedback for digital designers and assist with creative direction

Meet daily deadlines and communicate with sales teams, trafficking, and creative strategists

Build creative library to house reusable elements

Quickly tweak existing creative campaigns when necessary

Job Specifications:

Ability to provide and take creative direction

Good organizational skills – able to catalog and readily access files and assets

Ability to analyze the marketing message to be conveyed and create app ropriate design

Knowledge of designing for desktop and mobile and the inherent unique design limitations

Understanding of digital advertising operations

Education/Experience :

Bachelors Degree Preferred

Training/Equipment :

Advanced Flash skills with strong knowledge of Actionscript 3

Advanced HTML 5 & CSS 3 knowledge and the ability to create landing pages for clients

Basic knowledge of javascript and php

Excellent Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator skills

S trong layout and typography skills

Work Environment/Physical Requirements :

Detail -oriented and well organized with the ability to keep cool under pressure

Self -motivated and able to effectively manage time and priorities

Ability to Work well both independently as well as with others

G ood communication skills and provide outstanding customer service

Ability to multitask or juggle several projects and prioritize them appropriately

Comfortable with numbers and analytics and must possess strong problem solving skills

Full time position with compensation commensurate with experience

Comprehensive benefits package

Preferred position location: downtown Austin, Texas – LIN Media Corporate Office. Secondary location: Norfolk, VA

If interested, please send your resume to

**** Lin Media is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer ****

701 Brazos Street, Suite 800, Mailbox 90, Austin, TX 78701 | p 512 . 380 . 4400 |

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