Design Director

Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh Job Number 1710449 Brand WPXI-TV


WPXI-TV, the NBC affiliate, is currently looking for a talented Design Director with experience in design and management to join our team in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Job Summary:

As the Design Director, you will be responsible for managing a team of graphic designers for all WPXI properties including: local cable news channel (PCNC), digital sub-channel (MeTV), and the strongest online/mobile/social local news outlet in the Pittsburgh market.

In the role of Design Director, you must be able to work and adapt in a fluid, fast-paced environment. You must have a strong graphic design background, communication, collaboration, and leadership skills. The Design Director will be responsible for advising on decision making for both national and local advertising.

Technology We Use:

Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign

Your Role:

  • Supervise the daily news show production team
  • Develop visual elements which help to add value and clarity to the news product
  • Adhere to project deadlines within a fast-moving environment
  • Actively set standards and formats for daily news show elements
  • Develop design standards for news projects, news and sales promotions
  • Provide overall creative direction and feedback for team of graphic designers
  • Contribute strategic ideas and innovative thinking toward business objectives
  • Stay current on graphic design trends
  • Build strong, collaborative business partnerships with key stakeholders


Required Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience and knowledge working with graphic design
  • Experience with managing a team of graphic designers
What we look for: 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
  • Must be a champion of change, actively engaging and supporting change and innovation
  • Willingness to serve as a mentor for junior staff members
  • High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual
  • Willingness to embrace new challenges and help drive success
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • BS in Design or related degree, or equivalent work experience

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Director

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing