Position Summary:

VICE and it’s TV network, VICELAND, is seeking a motion graphics art director for the brand and their shows. This includes third party animations under VICE Visual Studio. You will have a deep understanding of motion graphics, broadcast, leading a small team — including freelancers, and a willingness to be hands-on. We're based in Brooklyn, NY.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize daily requests and projects
  • You'll communicate with producers, editors and supervisors on design project needs and requests
  • Delegate roles and duties on projects
  • Coordinate freelancers and designers for projects
  • You'll trouble shoot and take design feedback from producers, editors, supervisors and directors
  • You'll provide oversight and quality control on projects
  • Handle deadlines and a brief with elite accuracy
  • Concept show packages and campaigns
  • Storyboarding/style framing show titles and scenes
  • You'll design creative graphics for VICE/VICLEAND campaigns, VICELAND shows + outside shows and films under the VICE Visual Studio
  • Design, animate, and edit standalone motion graphics packages
  • You'll craft assets and templates for video editors
  • You'll ideate solves that require graphics or visual effects

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree in Fine Arts or a related field is helpful
  • 5+ years of professional experience in design
  • You're inventive, diligent, attentive and have creative analytical skills
  • Ability to delegate resources and communicate effectively and articulately with designers and producers
  • Deep interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task a dynamic environment
  • Strong proficiency & experience in motion graphics programs, including AfterEffects, and 3D programs such Cinema 4D or Maya, and its plugins.
  • Experience in rotoscoping and visual effects
  • Ability to parallel-path multiple responsibilities and assignments under strict deadlines
  • A deep understanding and enthusiasm for the VICE brand and its network, VICELAND

Additional Skills:

  • Adobe Premier experience a plus
  • Understanding of editing and camera techniques
  • Understanding of typography
  • Working knowledge of film and photography basics
  • Experience in broadcast

If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.

Disclaimers:

Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture. We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable laws.

  • Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless otherwise indicated, VICE does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes.

 

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