Motion Graphics Designer (Contract Postition) - IGN

Video Remote - West Remote - United States


Description

Position at IGN

Motion Graphics Designer, Contract


IGN Entertainment is a leading Internet media and services provider focused on the videogame & entertainment enthusiast markets. We are the web's number one video game information destination and attract one of the largest concentrated audiences of young adults on the Internet.

 

We are looking for an innovative, collaborative Motion Graphics Producer with a strong background in motion and graphic design. You will support our video team and Motion Graphics Producer in creating graphic assets for our Summer of Gaming event. The ideal candidate is as creative in their ideas as they are in the technical aspects of production, with a strong interest in emerging visual styles and platforms including Snapchat, TikTok and Instagram. 


MUST HAVE A REEL OF PREVIOUS MOTION GRAPHICS WORK TO BE CONSIDERED.


This is a contract position with a 4 week term, starting ASAP.


IGN’s team is made up of all kinds of people that share a common love of games, TV, movies, comics, tech, and all things geeky. We strongly encourage people of every race, gender, sexual orientation, and background to apply.


Role & Responsibilities

  • Support IGN Video through creative ideation, pre-production, production, and delivery. 
  • Create motion graphics assets for live and VOD Summer of Gaming production.
  • Projects ranging from typography to visual branding around animated bumpers and custom segments. 
  • Work with the Post Production Manager and Motion Graphics Producer to create graphic templates for use by the Post Production team and team of global freelancers.
  • Quick turn projects for sponsored & tentpole content including custom intro graphics, bumpers, snipes and background assets. 
  • Work with producers and stakeholders to define deliverables and the creative voice of the project. 
  • Work alongside our Design team and Motion Graphics Producer to create dynamic assets that uplift the overall Summer of Gaming visual branding.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Motion graphics reel and portfolio of graphic design work
  • Experience working on typeface animation, graphic design, typography and branding packages with quick turnarounds
  • Experience with common motion design tools (including a working knowledge of 3D), Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, especially with larger, multi-deliverable projects
  • Knowledge of digital culture and IGN's core coverage areas
  • Passionate for visual art and technology
  • Strong communication skills
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