Junior Motions Graphics Designer at Hearst Magazines US
Posted in Art 30+ days ago.
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Location: New York City, New York
Cosmopolitan.com is looking for a lightening fast Motion Graphics Designer to help enrich the visual identity of its channel on Snapchat Discover. This position will report to the Editor of Snapchat Discover and the Art Director, and will work closely with a team of designers and editors to create short-form visual animated graphics that further the storytelling of Cosmopolitan.com’s content and elevate the brand aesthetic. The designer will be responsible for working within the site’s branding guidelines to ensure all content is consistent, but they will also be expected to bring platform appropriate creativity and personality to each edition. Candidates should have a portfolio that showcases their talents as a motion designer with an excellent eye for good design and typography in the social media landscape. Illustration skills are a PLUS!
Create short-form motion graphics, animations, illustrations and GIFs
Design/Concept/Animate 2D and 3D motion graphics for tops snaps
Work on projects from concept to production, making sure we meet brand standards and timelines
Continually research and brainstorm creative ideas, styles, and trends in motion design
Collaborate across creative teams and provide ideas in brainstorming meetings
1-2+ years of motion design graphics experience
Background in motion design with exceptional eye for good design and typography
Knowledge of multiple video and motion graphics workflows
Fluency in Adobe CS 6 Production Premium software, including After Effects, Photoshop and Premiere
Strong understanding of color profile management for video
Exceptional organizational and project management skills
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with multiple priorities and timelines
Ability to efficiently work both independently and as part of a team environment
Deep understanding for the Cosmo brand and reader and a love of fashion, beauty, food and celebrity content.
Familiarity with Internet humor, memes, pop culture, social trends
Excellent at producing shareable, digital-friendly web and mobile content
Obsessive knowledge of the motion design landscape and keen understanding of the competition