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Weather Graphics Producer – AccuWeather Careers – State College, PA

Company: AccuWeather Careers

Location: State College, PA

  • Full Time

AccuWeather Careers

AccuWeather Overview

AccuWeather provides hourly forecasts worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, wired and mobile internet sites, smart TVs and appliances, as well as traditional media. AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news and weather content and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites, including, CBS News, and The New York Times. AccuWeather is looking for a Broadcast Technician to join our team! This position will work out of our Headquarters office in State College, PA.

Who You Are

The Weather Graphics Producer leads the production and implementation of video weather graphics across multiple AccuWeather platforms.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Using graphic tools provided, build compelling video weather graphics for AccuWeather products, clients, and partners.
  • Train and mentor broadcasters and producers in creating and organizing video weather graphics.
  • Works with AccuWeather Meteorologists, broadcasters and producers to prepare accurate on-camera video weather forecasts either live or taped with AccuWeather’s consensus forecast.
  • Generate daily content under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to work in the fast-paced and demanding environment of live television.
  • Adhere to all department policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology is preferred; however, a degree in Graphic Design with related experience of one to three years will be considered.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are required.
  • Previous experience in producing compelling video weather graphics is required.
  • Previous experience with weather graphics systems (such as Baron’s, WSI, Weather Central, AccuWeather) is required
  • Previous experience with graphic design software (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects) is a plus
  • Previous experience with video editing software (such as Premiere, Final Cut) is a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the broadcast style is required.
  • Superior Customer Service skills are required.
  • Windows and MAC operating systems knowledge is required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required for this role.
  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and overnights if needed to fill in.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work at heights using step ladders or lifts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distant vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to determine visual focus. The employee will need to hear audio clearly and be able to differentiate differences in audio levels. The employee is required to speak or communicate with co-workers.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment can vary from noisy to quiet, depending on the task. The pace of work can be extremely fast, depending on the task requirements.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, genetic information, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran orientation, or veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status or any other legally protected categories under local, state of federal laws. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion provides unique perspectives that help make the workplace more innovative, engaging and profitable.

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