Motion Graphics/Animation Editor

General Summary/Purpose:
The Motion Graphics Animator/Editor is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, developing, building, and delivering high quality, on brand animations and motion graphics. This role will produce standalone motion graphics or animations for T&L projects. Reporting to the Video Specialist Supervisor, you will also collaborate with other team members; video specialists and interactive developers to support the development of supplemental, short motion graphic elements for video projects or animations for interactive projects.


You must have a passion for animated storytelling and a skill in creatively tying visuals to a voice over script in creative and engaging ways.


This position may work remotely. May be required to be on campus up to 20% of the time.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Animation and Motion Graphics Development [75%]

  • Use the Adobe Suite along with prosumer animation tools such as Vyond/Moovly to generate visually compelling animated videos to deliver instructional content in engaging ways.
  • Work effectively with a multitude of departments and multimedia specialists (video editors, graphic designers, producers, etc.) to create compelling videos that help convey educational content in a visually engaging way.
  • Be able to record and edit audio associated with motion graphics or animation projects.
  • Find new and innovative opportunities to translate storyboards into engaging visual experiences.
  • Collaborate with video experts to elevate the quality of animation or motion graphics that are integrated into video projects.
  • Take ownership of projects by outlining the initial creative vision, creating storyboards, and executing design concepts.
  • Assist in the selection of audio, graphics, colors, and animation styles, that help to achieve the creative goals of projects.
  • Take part in the review and QA of other multimedia team projects.

Quality Assurance of 3rd Party Developers [10%]

  • Review 3rd party interactive content for quality and consistency as needed.

Research [5%]

  • Keep abreast of developments of related instructional technologies.
  • Other duties as assigned [5%]

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in fine arts, graphic design, or related field.
  • 2 years in multimedia production with a specialized focus in motion graphics and video production required. 3-5 years of related experience preferred.
  • Portfolio with relevant work experience and examples required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in design, conceptualization and execution of broadcast graphics for on air and off air programing, digital design, image promotion and non-broadcast video projects.
  • 4+ Years’ experience in design, motion graphics and animation.
  • Skills in the development of 3D graphics.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven expertise with Adobe Creative Suite to produce animate projects
  • Create, design and execute graphics in Adobe Suite
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After effects, Premiere, and Cinema 4D
  • Bachelor’s degree in art or comparable work experience.
  • Strong understanding of graphic design software: After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop Vyond
  • Thorough understanding of all phases of video production, with a focus on post-production editing and graphic design
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • Sense of visual rhythm and sense of composition and style.

Classified Title:Animation Artist
Working Title: Motion Graphics/Animation Editor
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB
Starting Salary Range:$43,530 - $59,795 annually
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30-5pm plus evenings and weekends as needed to accommodate production schedule
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East
Department name: 60000068-Teaching and Learning @ Carey
Personnel area: Carey Business School

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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JH at Legg Mason Harbor East - Carey Business School


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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