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2D Flash Animator (Project Based)

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2D Flash Animator (Project Based)

• Emerging Level

Summary

BuzzFeed: Executing animated short content concepts for our social media accounts, including a mix of concepting, animating, and design

Category Animation  Special Effects 
Location Remote Location
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date May 16, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Role

The Animation Lab is an experimental content space at BuzzFeed focused on animation - a place for humor, art, crazy ideas and motivated people. We are an exciting, energetic department tasked with developing unique and compelling use of animation and animated characters through social media. 

We are looking for a 2D Flash Animator to support our Weird Helga team. This role begins as a one month freelance position, at the successful completion of which a 6 month fixed term contract may be offered.

You: 
  • Enjoy working on a small remote team, which requires constant communication and collaboration
  • Are proactive with ideas
  • Can adapt your drawing style to follow established style guides
  • Have no ego about addressing notes 
  • Understand how to be minimalist/efficient and yet entertaining with your acting choices
  • Are self-sufficient and can stay organized and on schedule in a fast paced environment
  • Are comfortable with pivoting to new projects as they arise - we often have opportunities come up quickly that require a nimble and fast response
You Will
  • Being an integral part of Weird Helga animation team
  • Executing animated short content concepts for our social media accounts, including a mix of concepting, animating, and design
  • Create artwork and animation for editorial and branded work
  • Repurpose existing artwork for various usage
  • Handle and execute notes quickly, being proactive to communicate with your team lead to understand feedback
  • Creatively support the department at large
You Have
  • Expert proficiency in Flash (Animate CC), Premiere, Photoshop
  • A bachelor’s degree in Animation, or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of 2D Animation & Production processes
  • Proficiency in Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Media Encoder and After Effects
  • Great communication skills and are able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
  • At least 2-3 years of experience working in animation and online 
  • Knowledgeable of social media and digital video platforms

Job Type Contract  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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