Motion Graphic Designer / Graphics Operator (Contract)

  • Job Description:
    BuzzFeed News is looking for an experienced and dynamic motion graphics designer who has an understanding of broadcast graphics to work on our new daily morning show on Twitter. In conjunction with the lead motion graphic designer and design director you'll help us define and execute the on-screen experience for viewers on a daily basis. You'll work on taking our core graphics suite (lower thirds, transitions, bumpers, on screen graphics, etc.), ingesting them into our system and bring them up and down on-screen. You'll also help add graphics into daily sizzle reels and making clips for social. As well as designing elements from time to time. Successful candidates will have an interest in news, command of typography and hierarchy, a proven track record of creating graphics for TV or webcasting, are organized, enjoy a tight deadline, are a team player and enjoy working in an ever evolving format. This is a short-term role starting in early September and continuing through mid-October with the potential to extend.
  • Position: Other
  • Area of Focus: Design
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Freelance
  • About Our Company: BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We fuse hard work and fun, through a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.
  • Company: BuzzFeed
  • How to Apply: Please submit resume and a URL to your reel/portfolio (no PDFs or dropbox links):
  • Job Requirements: BFA/BA in Graphic Design, or equivalent professional experience 2-4 years of animation and motion experience 1 years in motion design work for broadcast or webcasting Familiarity with web standard graphics and codecs a must A killer portfolio with relevant examples of previous client work Expert usage of After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator Familiarity with Cinema4D, 3ds Max, or equivalent 3D software Able to work effectively under tight deadlines
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