Rocky Mountain Public Media
Denver, Colorado
May 22, 2023
Job Type
Full Time


Senior Graphic Designer

Denver, CO

Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. (RMPM) is the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and The Drop. Over a million Coloradans turn to Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and The Drop to discover provocative and inspiring local, national and international programming; find diverse viewpoints; score front row center seats to world-class performances; and experience lifelong learning opportunities every month.

Do you want to work with a team of creative folks who innovate new ways to visually represent our diverse state? If so, we want to talk to you.

At Rocky Mountain Public Media, we see graphic design as a form of visual storytelling that connects with our audiences and inspires them to consume our content. We are looking for a versatile graphic designer who can take concepts and ideas to create compelling art in digital, print, and broadcast form. The ideal candidate is highly proficient with Adobe's Creative Suite of products; Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InDesign, and has a thorough understanding of branding and marking. The person we want to see in this role has the ability to find the right style and layout for every project, collaborates cross-departmentally with key stakeholders, and can take written or spoken ideas and convert them into a design that connects.


  • Works on a wide range of projects using Adobe's Creative Suite of products to develop innovative graphic designs that meet the needs of each project.
  • Obtains input from project stakeholders and managers to ensure designs meet organizational and brand standards to accurately express and represent the company or client appropriately.
  • Collaborates, brainstorms, and strategizes with multiple teams/team members on wide range of materials that might include web pages, motion graphics for broadcast elements, internal/external communications, presentations, newsletters, digital graphics, and other marketing materials.
  • Keeps up with industry trends and implements modern graphic design techniques into daily work.
  • Works independently or collaboratively with the Audience Development Team to meet deadlines, stay within budget and on schedule in a fast-paced media environment.
  • Actively participates in RMPM's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training program. Uses key standards and teachings of DEI training in day-to-day work.
  • Other duties, as assigned.



  • 5 years of experience required.
  • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud projects, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign, and other related applications.
  • Experience and demonstrated skills in creating motion graphic broadcast packages, print design, logo creation and Microsoft Office Template creation.
  • Understanding and experience with various video codecs, compressions, and delivery methods.
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to effectively tell stories and communicate our organization's brand visually with graphics, video, and audio.
  • Experience conceptualizing and creating story boards for multiple platforms (online/on-air).
  • Ability to lift and carry production equipment up to 50lbs.



  • Must be able to work both independently and as a collaborative and productive team member.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally and productively with persons at all levels.
  • Must possess exceptional time management, decision making and organizational skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented with an ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and work within established budgets.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable MVR; must be insurable for driving station vehicles.


Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and/or people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every qualification. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce. If you're excited about this role, feel a passion for our mission, this feels like it could be your dream job, but your previous experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply!


PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position must apply at and please submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
  2. A resume detailing education, training, and employment experience.


Position will be posted until filled. No phone calls please. KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio.


This position works primarily in office, studio, editing, and/or field environments. This position must be able to work a flexible schedule with occasionally long hours including some evenings and weekends. Must be able to travel throughout the state and beyond, on occasion. 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 position requires the ability to lift and carry production equipment up to 50 lbs. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Rocky Mountain Public Media embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. As such, Rocky Mountain Public Media does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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