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Tooning Out the News - Graphic Artist


New York, NY, US, 10019

New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

The Emmy and Critics’ Choice Award-nominated STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS is a first-of-its-kind original series that features a cast of animated news anchors and analysts lampooning top news stories and interviewing real-world guests.


CBS Studios / Comedy Central weekly animated variety series STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks a Graphic Artist, preferably with a digital news, network/cable news, or late night background. This is currently a remote position, but a New York based candidate is preferred.


This Graphic Artist will work with a team of artists to create both still and motion graphics for a weekly news comedy show with a tight turnaround. The ideal candidate has a keen eye for detail, works well under deadline, and has the ability to emulate cable news style. Comedy experience is not required. 



  • Create day-of still and/or motion graphics, including but not limited to: logos, on-air cable news-style titles and segment graphics, Photoshop composite illustrations, and fake advertising campaigns.
  • Work within established brand guidelines and existing motion graphics templates.
  • Work alongside design and animation teams to integrate graphics into the show's animated world.



  • Minimum Undergraduate degree or 2 years of equivalent work experience required. 
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines for daily turnaround.
  • Excellent graphic design, motion design, and typography skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite; specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects. Experience with Cinema 4D strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience creating graphics for news and/or late night comedy is preferred.
  • Have a strong work ethic, and can adapt quickly to a constantly changing script and design needs.
  • Illustration/drawing ability is a plus.
  • Ablility to work a late shift once a week.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City