Visual Content Producer

Needham, Massachusetts
Jul 16, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

The Visual Content Producer will work to invigorate local television news stories at WCVB-TV in Boston through the use of animation, motion graphics, and special effects. This one-year fellowship is in conjunction with the Reinventing Local TV News Project at Northeastern University and the Visual Content Producer will also function as a research partner. The VCP is responsible for planning, pitching, and executing both small and large scale concepts in a wide variety of styles using programs such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe After Effects. Both 2D and 3D animation skills are needed as well as proficiency in the Adobe Suite and Autodesk Maya. Candidate should be comfortable working with all areas of video news storytelling, including storyboarding, asset creation, rigging, animating, lighting, and rendering. Knowledge in software such as Substance Painter recommended. The VCP will work largely in an explorative and experimental way, collaborating with the news team to create content that best fits a story's narrative.