September 29, 2021

Motion Graphics Editor | Freelance or Full-time

Forkast.News is looking for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our team. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who is consistently trying to push the boundaries of their creative work. This role will be mainly focused on creating short explainer-type videos along with supplemental motion graphics assistance needed on other projects. This role reports directly to our Executive Producer and Creative Director and will collaborate on looks, stories, and ideas through treatments, moodboards, storyboards, scripts, and concept videos.

Our content is watched by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Your content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience’s experience!

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0.

This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Help collaborate on and develop content including: explainer videos, promotional videos, partnered content, virtual webinars, website GIFs, social media videos

  • Ideate styles and themes through moodboards

  • Create presentations outlining themes, patterns and ideas regarding video concepts

  • Create storyboards outlining the story and motion throughout the video

  • Communicate with team using Slack and email

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Motion Graphic - behavior, pacing, speed/velocity

  • Strong understanding of Design - typography, color, layout, balance

  • Experience with Figma, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Slack is essential

  • Experience with Photoshop, Indesign, Canva is preferred

  • Experience in creating explainer videos

  • A strong desire to learn, contribute, innovate and grow our content quality

  • Highly detail oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

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