Senior Broadcast Designer

Qualified candidates please apply online at:

Please include a portfolio or work samples with your application. Provide links to websites or Vimeo links in your cover letter, or mail items to KCTS 9, Attention: Human Resources, 401 Mercer Street, Seattle WA, 98109.

Purpose: Design, coordinate and execute the production and delivery of various broadcast graphics in support of the organization’s strategic goals to reach more people, build a great organization and increase our impact on the community

Division: Marketing and Communications
Department: Design

Reports to: Design Director

Status: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt


I.  Design

  1. Design and produce various on-air graphics for programming and interstitials, promotions and events for a diverse regional and national public television audience
  2. Design and produce various web graphics as needed to support online activities
  3. Design and produce various print graphics as needed
  4. Work as member of the design team in the creation and maintenance of a consistent corporate identity in support of the KCTS 9 corporate brand

II. Manage

  1. Develop, manage and execute several graphics projects plans simultaneously
  2. Oversee workflow between Design, AVID editors and content producers
  3. Provide first-level review of broadcast designer projects

III. Collaborate

  1. Work with various KCTS 9 departments and producers to create and maintain a consistent graphic image across all communication platforms.
  2. Work with outside clients to coordinate and maintain graphic continuity and brand integrity



Conceptual Thinking

Judgment and Problem Solving

Results Focus/ Achievement Orientation

Teamwork/ Team Player

Time Management


  1. Bachelors Degree in graphic design or a related field or equivalent experience required
  2. Three years’ experience as a broadcast/media motion graphic designer required
  3. Working knowledge of the Macintosh platform, Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator required
  4. Knowledge of AVID editing, Web and print design required
  5. Strong knowledge of typography desired
  6. Regularly report to work as scheduled
  7. Work independently and collaboratively to accomplish responsibilities, goals and projects
  8. Follow company policies and procedures
  9. Model and promote KCTS 9 Core Competencies and Values
  10. Organize time, materials, and information for efficient access and use
  11. Maintain records and confidentiality appropriately
  12. Exhibit good communication skills through effective writing, speaking and listening
  13. Interact positively with people at all levels of the organization
  14. Adapt performance as priorities and circumstances change