Please note: This job will be based in Williamsburg and/or DUMBO.
**This position is a freelance opportunity for upcoming projects.
(Jr. to Mid Levels. When applying, please indicate years of experience)
Versatile freelance Animator required for fast-paced editorial and branded content studio. You will be working on a team handling the editing and animating on a wide range of projects including :30 pre-roll spots, long-form and short form documentaries, and more, animated social videos and more.
- Working directly with the lead creative assigned to the project to create spots using editing and animation skills.
- Animating with footage in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment, making quick changes/edits.
- Address consolidated internal and client notes.
- Preparing projects for finishing, conform, and delivery in various formats and aspect ratios.
EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:
- 1+ years experience for a Junior Editor/Animators, 3+ years experience for Mid-Level Editor/Animators. Media or agency experience is a plus.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communication design and/or animation, illustration Video Production or equivalent work experience.
- Focused on and interested in working on projects that requires both illustration and animation.
- Ability to creatively problem solve.
- Ideal candidate is detail oriented, extremely organized, and adapts to change with ease.
- Knowledge of the current global media environment and the VICE brand is a must.
- A successful track record on project delivery to client.
- Ability to multitask under strict deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proactive attitude and strong time management skills required.
- Operates well independently and as part of a team.
- Experience on multilingual projects a plus.
- Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite.
- Uploading deliverables and internal postings to Frame.IO and various review platforms.
- Knowledge of delivering formats for social platforms (Snapchat, Instagram, etc.)
- Knowledge and experience uploading and downloading from FTP servers