Motion Graphics Animator, Barron's Group - NY
Barron's Group is seeking a full-time motion graphics video editor to produce, edit and animate video content for multiple Dow Jones publications including MarketWatch and Barron's.
Video is an integral and growing part of our journalism, storytelling and business. We are creating video series, standalone videos and animations to engage our audiences, capture new audiences and bring to life our journalism across our collection of brands. Tasked with producing, editing and animating videos to tell compelling stories and crafting engaging visuals, the ideal candidate will come with a strong creative sensibility, passion and understanding of business news and financial topics and ability to move swiftly and seamlessly between brands and projects.
Top candidates will have experience conceptualizing and executing motion graphics, as well as demonstrate strong editing and writing skills.
This role will create highly-visual animations and videos that make sense of complicated topics, trends, and issues focused on business and finance.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Design and produce motion graphics and animations
- Edit videos utilizing video, stills and motion graphics
- Ability to pitch, write and report explainer style videos on various business and finance topics
- Generate story ideas for regular business and finance videos
- Color-correct and sound-mix final videos
- Maintain broadcast quality on all video products
- Work both independently and collaboratively with Producers to design motion graphics that transform complicated concepts into clear visuals
- Utilize knowledge of typography and advanced principles of design, using a variety of applications (including After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)
- Create storyboards and design concepts that clearly define the graphics' intent
- Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines
- Set accurate estimates on delivery expectations and send status updates to stakeholders
- 3-5 years experience producing motion graphics and producing informational animations and videos
- Creative storyteller who is able to bring to life complex topics to life with dynamic and engaging visuals
- Professional-level understanding of Adobe Suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
- Experience creating video and animations for social platforms a plus
- Deep understanding of file formats, codecs, and frame rates
- Ability to breakdown the elements of a story or set of statistics and recreate them in a visually engaging, creative way
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
- Interest and understanding of business and finance topics
- Strong communication, written and collaboration skills
- A positive attitude is always a must
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