Scholastic Classroom Magazines are looking to expand their team of creative individuals in the area of web site design and new digital content development. Our web sites support interactive educational materials for the K-12 student and teacher, and will enrich a student’s learning experience.
We are seeking a talented individual capable of producing short non-fiction videos and slide shows. Daily tasks will require editing footage and sound for publication to the web. You will work under the direction of the Video Producer with creative director and editorial.
Applicants must have experience with After Effects and a demo reel or links to examples of their work.
Core Clicks product development, one year contract position with full benefits.
Create short (two- three minute) non-fiction videos and slide-shows for the web for elementary school students grades K-5
Create the various graphic elements for the videos and slideshows
Work closely with art and editorial print magazine teams to ensure that the visual elements of videos and slide shows meet user needs and are appropriate for the target audience
Work closely with the photo and design to obtain the best video footage and hi-resolution images for selection and purchase
Capable of searching and downloading, organizing and archiving still and motion footage and audio as needed
Maintain quality and match between audio and visual
Reports to video producer working with creative director and editorial and web producers as an integral part of the digital development team
BFA in communication, film or media studies
Minimum of 2-4 years post production relevant professional experience
Demo reel demonstrating the use of motion graphics
A whimsical sensibility and the ability to create an exciting and visual narrative for kids
Highly Proficient in After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
Strong understanding of Final Cut or Avid, Pro-tools and compression software
Familiarity with stock agencies and photo research a major plus
Excellent visual design sense and communication skills
Good team skills and strong work ethic
High attention to detail
Knowledge of Spanish and Flash a plus
Passion for education and helping children
For serious consideration please include a cover letter and link to your work. Thank you!
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