GFX Artist
Project Based
Posted on 2/10/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Cross-platform digital media company
Company Overview
Buzzfeed is committed to making the internet better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the Internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring their audience to live better lives.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Photoshop
UI/UX Design
Art, Graphics & Animation
  • 2+ years GFX experience delivering high quality assets in a professional environment
  • Link to a portfolio, reel, or to recent work samples
  • Excellent communication, positive attitude for a variety of different projects
  • Strong time management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Mac OS, Google Suite, Adobe Creative Suite as well as 3rd party software including but not limited to:
  • After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Encoder, Premiere Pro
  • Element + Associated Plug Ins
  • Cinema4D
  • Red Giant
  • Professional Experience and ability to complete the following with high production quality:
  • Title design & animation
  • UI Design and custom animation
  • Advanced knowledge of Post Production workflows, codecs, image types, resolutions, frame rates as they pertain to digital media trends, including Post-Production and Production equipment
  • Flexibility to adapt with changing timelines and deliverables
  • Comfortable sharing feedback within a small team environment
  • Emphasis on organization and attention to detail
  • Proactive, positive team player, able to help guide projects from conception to delivery
  • Remote work will require internet access and recommended capabilities of at least 20 Mbps of download speed and 10 Mbps of upload speed of dedicated internet bandwidth for each person working from home. For reference, try a speed test. We can accommodate on campus access to anyone who does not have adequate internet bandwidth from home
  • Any additional experience in VFX (compositing, tracking, keying, high production 3D animation, etc) is welcomed
  • Experience with shared remote and proxy-based workflows and remote SANs a plus
  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • Work alongside Editors + the Creative teams to generate graphics such as (but not limited to) motion graphics, title design, mogrt/templatization, animation, illustration, and UI design
  • Generate custom elements for assigned projects
  • Lend expertise and assist with GFX heavy videos
  • Occasional pre-production consultations
  • Collaborate with Creative teams to create Graphic Specific Content
  • Work with Post Ops to organize and maintain GFX SOPs across multiple departments
  • Build and maintain varying GFX templates / mogrts for multiple BuzzFeed projects
  • Work with Post Coordinators to set timelines + expectations for requested assets
  • Work with Art Desk to maintain standards for assets across the Company
  • Identify problem areas quickly and pose creative solutions
  • Flag and communicate any watch outs with content and scope of creative
  • Effectively handle a variety of note passes and graphic changes