Overview

Responsibilities

NBC News Digital is looking for an Associate Animator to join its centralized, digital post-production unit. The ideal candidate has proven design and animation skill and should be comfortable working in a multi-platform digital production environment. They will work in collaboration with a team of editors, animators and producers to support NBC News Digital’s video productions efforts. They should be passionate about news and storytelling and should be ready for a face-paced environment.

Job Duties:

Work with a team of animators and editors in the creation and implementation of graphics
Work on multiple creative projects, simultaneously, with tight deadlines
Provide regular creative production support to peers on the graphics team
Conceptualize and design graphics templates utilized by production team and partners
Work closely with senior creative leadership in the development and maintenance of brand guideline

Qualifications/Requirements

– At least 2+ years of relevant, professional work experience
– Expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
– Must have a portfolio with extraordinary digital content
that showcases an expertise in modern design
fundamentals, motion design and storytelling across a
variety of platforms and applications
– Social media savvy and a passion for emerging
technologies
– Proven news judgment, high ethical standards and
wonderful interpersonal skills

Additional Job Requirements:
– Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

Desired Characteristics

– Experience in Cinema 4D or Maya preferred
– Experience in illustration and traditional animation preferred

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