Motion Designer, Brand Identity

Vox Media

Vox Media employees go deep, thriving on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. The Vox Media house of brands includes industry-leading media forces like SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode, Racked and Polygon, and reaches an audience of hundreds of millions, generating over a billion content views each month.    

The Brand Identity studio, is looking for a Motion Designer to join the team. The ideal candidate must be a strong visual storyteller, possess a solid understanding of typography with experience creating short form content for digital platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. Success in this role will amplify our house of brands, making their visual expressions stand out immediately online and broadcast television. Fluency in design and motion programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Cinema 4D) is a must.  

The role is remote friendly and reports to the Design Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute holistic design and animation standards for Vox Media brands
  • Collaborate with video leads on select projects that are animation driven
  • Create cutting edge animations for live action production, editorial, commercials, show titles and sequences
  • Be an advocate for exceptional design internally and outside the company
  • Implement existing brand guidelines to create dynamic motion graphics
  • Incorporate design feedback from a variety of stakeholders, sometimes on the fly
  • Collaborate with designers, project managers, creatives, video producers and clients

 

Requirements:

  • Must submit an animation reel + resume or website with application to be considered
  • Expertise in motion graphics
  • Strong visual design skills and an understanding of brand identity design systems
  • Fluency in software including, but not limited to, After Effects; Premiere; Illustrator; Photoshop; and Cinema 4D
  • Ability to keep stakeholders informed on progress and deliverables
  • Ability to create delightful animations that entertain our audiences and compels them to share it
  • Contribute and work as part of a fast-paced team
  • Participate in regular meetings to review, steer, and critique work
  • A strong knowledge of the digital media industry
  • Thrive and maintain a sense of humor when faced with design and time constraints
  • Ability to work individually and as a member of a team
  • Bonus: Motivated to create award winning work

 

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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