Animator

Full-Time/New York, NY

BrainPOP, a leading creator of online digital educational content including animated movies, student creation tools, learning games, interactive quizzes, and other related activities seeks a talented Flash animator/illustrator to produce playful, informative, and eye-catching web content for children. In this role, you will work in our pre-existing style but also have the opportunity to develop new ideas and aesthetics. This is a full-time position on site at our New York City headquarters, where you’ll join an energetic and passionate group in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr., look at the style we use, and assess whether or not their own work might be a good fit.

Responsibilities:

  • Create character animations and compelling visuals that explain a wide range of educational topics
  • Work with editorial and production team members to ensure that script concepts are visualized clearly and accurately
  • Execute all visual stages of the production process from storyboard sketches to polished animations
  • Maintain style guidelines, best practices, and standards across products

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years’ animator experience
  • Strong portfolio showcasing animation and illustration samples
  • Interest in using animation to explain educational concepts to children
  • Excellent Adobe Flash skills
  • Relentless attention to detail
  • Audio and/or graphic design experience a plus
  • Video editing experience a plus
  • Education experience a plus
  • Actionscripting not required

To apply, send a brief cover letter along with your resume, a portfolio link, and/or URLs to a reel or site for which you have been a major Flash contributor to jobs@brainpop.com. Please do not include attachments other than your resume. No phone calls or recruiters.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer