Motion GFX Artist, Series Unsolved (project-based)

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles

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The Role

BuzzFeed is looking for a creative Motion GFX Artist to join our Los Angeles Post-Production team in a project-based capacity creating motion graphics for the Unsolved series True Crime + Supernatural. We’re looking for someone who can create a visual, serialized story, and has a strong interest in mystery content. This is a freelance position with a project rate of $350/day.

Please see example of show here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hq4CtLfnZs&t=132s

You Will

  • Collaborate with Editors and the Creative team to create custom, advanced visual effects such as compositing, UI design and animation, graphic illustration, title design and motion graphics
  • Create Motion GFX following the preset style/mood for the Show
  • Handle a variety of note passes and graphic changes
  • Maintain project organization throughout the lifespan of the Season

You Have

  • 3-5+ years VFX/GFX experience working in a professional environment delivering high-quality assets, specifically Motion GFX
  • Excellent communication, positive attitude for a variety of different projects
  • Strong time management skills
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and 3rd party software including: After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Encoder, and Premiere Pro
  • Flexibility to adapt with changing timelines and deliverables
  • Emphasis on organization and attention to detail
  • Passion for editing content with a supernatural/mystery theme

To Apply

  • Share 3-5 samples of work you’ve edited or current reel

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect a supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions.

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company, delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. At BuzzFeed, you’ll collaborate with inspiring colleagues to create tools, technology, and content that helps connect people all over the world.

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