Animator, CNBC Make It

Posted: 3/28/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


CNBC Digital is seeking an exceptional Animator to support the creation of original videos, including short-form documentaries, interviews, and explainers, for our growing video team under the NYC-based Make It brand. CNBC Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly section of CNBC, devoted to aspirational content about entrepreneurship, leadership, careers and money. This role requires an experienced Animator who is passionate about Make It’s unique voice—someone who covers topical news, feature stories and has exceptional editorial skills will be the ideal candidate.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Create and edit motion graphic animations for video, graphic and social media assetsWork creatively to produce original and aesthetically pleasing designs and solutionsMust be able to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast paced environmentPossess the ability to problem-solve and understand complex topics and thoughtfully explain them to a mass audience in a visually compelling waySpecial projects as assigned

• Bachelor's degree
• At least 3 years working as a graphic animator
• Expert in the latest Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator) and other graphic software including, but not limited to, Cinema 4D, Maya, 3D Studio Max and Infusion
• Advanced knowledge of animation, graphic design, motion design, typography and illustration
• Ability to decipher and express data in meaningful and visually engaging ways for a mass audience
• Ensure the look and feel of motion graphic animations are consistent with brand and style guidelines
• Detail-oriented with ability to work efficiently in fast paced environment, while meeting tight news deadlines
• Highly collaborative and creative
• Excellent teamwork skills and strong work ethic
• A sample of the candidate's work will be required *please provide links when applying*
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY, and Englewood Cliffs, NJ

• Experience or interest in business journalism or personal finance and investing topics
• Knowledge of financial markets and terminology

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