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Junior Motions Graphics Designer at Hearst Magazines US

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York City, New York

Job Description: 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’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

Positive attitude!