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Gannett Co., Inc.

Designer/Motion Graphic Artist

Gannett Co., Inc. - Washington, DC

Video Designer/Motion Graphics Artist, USA TODAY NETWORK

McLean, Virginia

USA TODAY NETWORK is looking for a versatile Designer/Motion Graphics Animator with a BA/BFA/Graphic Design degree and at least 2-5 years experience in creating innovative graphics packages for digital-first video content at an agency or media company.

The Designer/Motion Graphics Artist plays a key role in creating visually-engaging videos of all lengths, shapes and sizes. The right candidate will be able to illustrate, animate and will be able to continually evolve the graphics stylings for USA Today.

Candidates should be passionate about creating smart, sharable multi-platform video content, be an out-of-the-box thinker with a desire to create new ways of storytelling, and be a self-starter who works just as well on solo projects as she/he does on team projects (this role works closely with producers and senior-level video management team members.

The right candidate will be comfortable creating graphics packages and other graphics needs for a variety of content types including news and lifestyle videos.

Experience with production tools for illustrating and animating is required. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including, but not limited to, After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator and Photoshop is a must.

She/he should be familiar with receiving constructive feedback from peers, should be a problem solver with a smile, have strong communication skills and open to collaboration.

She/he must also be someone who is deadline-oriented, is extremely organized, is curious and stays current on social media visual trends/styling/design concepts.

This position is based at USA TODAY NETWORK's headquarters in McLean, Virginia.

20 days

Gannett Co., Inc.

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Location: Washington, DC

Company Profile:
Gannett is an international media and marketing solutions company and one of the largest, most geographically diverse local media companies in the U.S. Through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and print products, the company informs and engages more than 110 million people every month. The company’s portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. As a digital media leader, the company provides access to outstanding content on many different platforms and digital marketing services to businesses that help them use digital technology more effectively.