CNBC Digital is seeking a junior Animator to support the creation of original videos, including short-form documentaries, interviews, and explainers, for our growing video team under the NYC-based Make It brand. CNBC Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly section of CNBC devoted to aspirational content about entrepreneurship, leadership, careers and money. This role requires a junior Animator who is passionate about Make It's unique voicesomeone who covers topical news, feature stories and has exceptional editorial skills will be the ideal candidate.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Problem-solving and understanding complex topics and thoughtfully explaining them to a mass audience in a visually compelling way
Working with producers to create motion graphic animation segments for videos that appear on site, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram
Creating social media assets including thumbnail images
Designing and animating charts and maps
Bringing titles and text to life in a highly visual and impactful way
Working creatively to produce original and aesthetically pleasing designs and solutions
Meeting tight deadlines and working in a fast-paced environment
Supporting the lead Animator on team projects
At least 2 years working as a graphic animator
Proficient in the latest Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
Advanced knowledge of animation, graphic design, motion design, typography and illustration
Ability to decipher and express data in meaningful and visually engaging ways for a mass audience
A sample of the candidate's work will be required please provide links when applying
PLEASE NOTE: This is a short-term position, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.