Motion Graphics Producer - IGN

Video San Francisco, California Culver City, California


Description

Position at IGN

Motion Graphics Producer, IGN

 

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

 

We are looking for a self-starting, innovative Motion Graphics Producer with a strong background in motion and graphic design. You will create short-form and branded design assets for IGN Entertainment video content across distributed platforms. 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. Those with additional experience in 2D illustration and video editing, and an interest in tech, are especially encouraged to apply. MUST HAVE A REEL OF PREVIOUS MOTION GRAPHICS WORK TO BE CONSIDERED.

 

Role & Responsibilities

         Support IGN Video through creative ideation, pre-production, production, and delivery.

         Create motion graphics assets for new and existing IGN properties.

         Projects ranging from typography to visual branding around animated bumpers and custom segments.

         Work with the Post Production Manager to create graphic templates for use by the Post Production team and team of global freelancers.

         Seek out and gather feedback from key stakeholders in designing IGN Video’s visual branding & voice.

         Quick turn projects for sponsored & tentpole content including custom intro graphics, bumpers, snipes and background assets.

         Editorial deliverables which convey information quickly, accurately and concisely (e.g. listicle content, graphic supports, etc.)

         Work with producers and stakeholders to define deliverables and the creative voice of the project.

         Regularly maintain and update existing motion graphics packages for franchise content.

         Work alongside Design & Creative teams to uplift IGN Original content as well as partner sponsorsed content.

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

 

These skills will get you in the door…

        Motion graphics reel and portfolio of graphic design work

        At least 2 years of experience working on typeface animation, graphic design, typography and branding packages with quick turnarounds

        Able to work with a producer to breakdown the elements of a story or set of statistics and recreate them in a visually engaging, creative way

        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

        Hard working with a fantastic attitude and zero cynicism about the digital and social space

 

It would be extra awesome if…

         You have visited IGN.com every day for the past 3 years!

         You play video games, watch movies on opening weekend, binge on Netflix/Hulu/Amazon Prime and have Pop Vinyl on your desk!

         You’ve got a deep understanding of the web and industry trends

         Have worked in the online media space

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

 
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