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VICE is the world's preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched ... magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; ...
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Motion Graphics Designer, Snapchat Head of Audience, EMEA

Overview: VICE is the world’s preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in over 40 countries and distributes its programming to hundreds of millions of viewers each month across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels; a weekly and daily news programming partnership with HBO; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; a book-publishing division; and a recently launched international TV network, VICELAND. The Role: VICE.com is seeking a motion graphics designer to work with our Snapchat team on creating content specifically designed for mobile audiences. We’re seeking a professional who is not only just a talented motion graphics designer but someone who has a strong editorial sense for short-form storytelling and visual communication. Responsibilities:          

Create unique Snapchat assets. Conceptualise, develop and create new and interesting storytelling formats. Liaise with Editorial on content selection and programming calendar. Find innovative and creative ways to improve performance through design; use analytics to inform creative decisions and evaluate performance. Transform a variety of word- and photo-based editorial content into visual storytelling formats. Understand the VICE editorial tone of voice when making creative decisions. Apply editorial judgement when designing stories of a sensitive/controversial nature. Understanding of competitor's use of social platforms. Liaise with the R&C team on use of photos and music for production of assets. Package and distribute assets for international VICE offices to use.

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Masterful use of Adobe CS. Motion graphics, UX and interactive design experience. Ability to work under strict daily deadlines. Impeccable design and presentation skills. Strong Illustration experience a plus. Strong conceptual thinking and creative problem solving skills. Deep understanding of vertical/mobile content. Familiarity and enthusiasm for the VICE brand and it’s editorial mission. Experience using Cinema 4D is a bonus but not essential.

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To undertake such other tasks including general administrative duties as may be required from time to time. To be an ambassador for the business at all times.

To apply please email a brief cover note and CV, with the reference “Motion Graphics Designer, Snapchat” in the subject line to: [email protected] Please include your notice period and salary expectations in your application. We look forward to hearing from you! If you do not hear back from us within one month of applying then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you once again for applying and we wish you success in your future career.