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Editor/Motion Graphics Artist

OVERVIEW


VSA Partners is a design-driven branding and marketing company.

VSA was founded as a design firm more than 30 years ago with the belief that design is not only a craft but a tool for achieving business objectives. As design thinkers, we approach business challenges holistically and aim to break down silos between branding, digital, marketing and advertising.

VSA’s Design Practice is responsible for bringing our clients’ stories, visions and voices to life. At the intersection of Strategy and Digital, we make ideas tangible and meaningful for the audiences that matter in a cross-platform, media-agnostic way.

The Editor/Motion Graphics Artist will be a member of VSA’s Production team. Production is a fully integrated team that works collaboratively with all VSA disciplines and across all clients, mediums and geographies.

The Editor/Motion Graphics Artist is involved in production from early planning through final delivery. They will collaborate with the Director of Editorial and Animation, the Producer and Creative leads on a project to execute the creative vision. These projects can range from internal VSA or client communications to online, social media, and streaming and broadcast media. The artist is expected to adhere to scheduled deadlines for reviews, to deliver the final product on deadline and to maintain all Creative Services best practices.

VSA Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable environment for all employees. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit and business need.


Responsibilities

  • Partnering with the Director of Editorial and Animation and the Senior Producer to execute and deliver a quality product that meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Assisting the Director of Editorial and Animation.
  • Executing editorial and/or motion graphics projects directly.
  • Leveraging and supporting peers (brainstorms, critiques, etc.) and team members, ensuring that everyone has a voice and that positive collaboration is achieved.'
  • Adhering to client brand standards.
  • Engaging in discussions with peers and managers about continuous improvement efforts.
  • Maintaining CS and VSA standards and conventions by:
    • Keeping a professional, positive, proactive and solutions-oriented mentality.
    • Striving for excellence in execution of all assignments.
    • Keeping files current and backed up.
    • Maintaining accurate naming conventions and file standards.
    • Ensuring on-time and accurate time entry in OpenAir.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 0-5 years of experience in corporate/agency/design firm or adjacent editorial/animation company.
  • Possession of an undergraduate degree in a related field or comparable work experience.
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to articulate VSA's Creative Services team capabilities.
  • Excellent ability to find creative solutions in the face of technical challenges.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and apply design intent.
  • Ability to think in an organized, systematic way.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Adept at preemptively identifying problems and devising solutions.
  • Excellent design, color, editorial, animation and typographic skills.
  • Excellent time and resource management skills.
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the company and with external parties in a professional manner, maintaining effective communication — both written and spoken.
  • A commitment to high-quality work.
  • Ability to maintain positive and productive relationships with everyone — clients, team members, peers and managers.
  • Skills in complex problem solving, judgment, critical thinking and decision-making.
  • Ability to be versatile and handle multiple projects, organize information, prioritize, have attention to detail, accurately follow procedures, maintain self-motivation and work independently.
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