Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.
Mic is looking for a creative Motion Designer to join the video team in the NYC studio. This new team member will help elevate Mic’s visual presence on premium content series, field reports, and daily news segments.
The Motion Designer will report to Mic’s Director of Design.
Design and animate impactful motion graphics for premium content and original series
Support video and editorial staff with design requests, from branding development to field reports and infographics
Work in tandem with producers to create engaging explainer animations that distill complex ideas
Elevate Mic’s aesthetic with innovative and thoughtful motion design
5+ years experience in graphic design and animation
Capable of managing multiple projects and leading junior team members
Experience creating engaging explainer animations
Diverse visual style with strong handle on design and typography
Demonstrated success in creating compelling motion content
Quick learner, can pick up on new production tools and styles
Ability to perform well in high-pressure situations
High attention to detail
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud
After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Cinema 4D knowledge a plus
Past experience with new media outlet
Experience sound mixing, color grading, and editing