Graphics Designer/Animator, NBC News Now - Freelance at NBCUniversalPosted on: 08/19/2021
Location: New York, NY (ON-SITE)
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### Job description Graphics Designer/Animator, NBC News Now Artworks, the graphics production arm of NBC News and MSNBC, is looking for a highly motivated and qualified motion designer to creatively produce visual graphics for the upcoming refresh and daily production of the NBC News Now brand, including subsequent show launches within the platform. The ideal candidate is an imaginative thinker – who is eager to innovate and push the creative envelope with new ideas supported by a keen sense of design and composition. They are always looking for the best way to tell a compelling visual story and define a holistic approach for infographics, data visuals, scenic design, branding and show packages. They will challenge the typical and constantly seek new and visually interesting solutions to evolve the team forward, while never losing sight of the objectives in supporting a daily news and features program. ***This is a freelance position in which you would be employed by Yoh Managed Staffing, but assigned to NBCUniversal for the duration of employment up to a year.*** Job Duties -Design, execute and deliver graphics within required deadlines for live shows and post-production. -Work closely with show Art Director and graphic team to meet deadlines and fulfil production requests. -Present creative solutions to graphic needs, in both still and animation. -Collaborate with the Art Director and Producers on daily visuals and long-term project initiatives. Basic Qualifications -3+ years of professional work experience in a creative group is preferred but if you have a strong portfolio with imaginative design work, we would like to meet with you. -Expert skillset in Adobe Creative Suite. (Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects) -Additional skills in 3d programs including cinema 4d and Unreal engine, is a strong plus. -Ability to multi-task and deliver multiple assignments, with compelling creative solutions. Additional Job Requirements -Willingness to work extended hours, overnight and on weekends with short notice when needed. -Must be accessible 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. -Willingness to accept schedule changes, as it becomes necessary to best support our production needs. -Willingness to work in New York, NY but currently full remote until mid-fall 2021 Desired Qualifications -Previous experience working in a design studio or creative group. -Excellent communicator. -Excellent customer satisfaction skillsets. -Effective working alone and comfortable working within a collaborative environment. -Organized and well prepared. Please send your resume to ArtworksFreelanceJobs@nbcuni.com if interested and qualified for this great opportunity!