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VIDEO: animation fellow

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description
Insider Inc. is hiring a paid editorial fellow to create animations for videos. 

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early-career motion designers/animators who want to spend six months learning from a team of creatives assisting a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and leave ready for the next phase of their design careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

Animation fellows spend their time creating animation for a range of subjects, including science, business, food, travel, design, art, beauty, and more. Recent examples include Why Lice Are So Hard To Kill, What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Blackout Drunk, and Never Eat The ‘Clean’ Part Of Moldy Bread.

Animation fellows work closely with animation producers to create motion graphics for videos for a wide audience across the web and various social media platforms. Candidates should be familiar with our existing videos and eager to contribute work in our style. 

Candidates for the animation fellowship should have:
  • A passion for storytelling through video on the topics we cover
  • Familiarity with digital and social media
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
  • Proofreading and copyediting skills
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Illustrator
  • Ability to quickly storyboard from scripts into videos that will be shared across platforms

This is a paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in March or June.

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.

APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our video animation fellow. Indicate whether you would be able to start in March or in June. Applications are due March 1.