Lifestyle Video & Design Fellowship, HuffPost

New York
Feb 11, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
Emilie Gidley
Design, Digital Media
Full Time
The Huffington Post is seeking video and design fellows to join its New York office. Do you consume the majority of your entertainment and news digitally? Are you the person who discovers that clever, creative viral video before everyone else? Are you obsessive about social media? Then you might be a perfect fit for the Huffington Post.

Applicants should be ambitious self-starters eager to learn and contribute in a fast-paced, fun environment. We are looking for go-getter design junkies to work closely with lifestyle editorial teams, producing content across fashion, health, food and more. This is a great opportunity to learn all the ins and outs of new media production and get first-hand exposure to the inner workings of the Huffington Post.

Core Video Fellow experiences:

- Designing graphics to accompany produced videos

- Packaging stories and video content across social media platforms

- Pitching and producing shareable, creative video and design content

Required skills:

- Well-versed in Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro

- Additional Adobe Suite and design software skills a plus

- Possesses understanding of alternative storytelling methods

- Must have portfolio or examples of work and aesthetic

Requirements for success:

- An eye for design and the ability to envision a diverse array of aesthetics

- Insatiable appetite for online design, typography and video content

- Enamored with the power and influence of social media

- Meticulous dedication to detail and the ability to multitask

- Creativity and confidence to share your unique perspective and ideas

- Ability to receive constructive criticism professionally and quickly apply the feedback

- A demonstrated excitement about HuffPost’s editorial mission

The HuffPost Fellowship usually lasts four to six months, giving our Fellows the opportunity to discover whether HuffPost is the right place to launch their career.

This is a paid program providing experience and training from beginning to end. We focus on teaching our Fellows everything there is to know about how the Huffington Post approaches web publishing. This program is based in AOL’s New York office in Greenwich Village.

Please supply a resume and cover letter

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