Motion Designer, Snapchat Discover Channel, Elite Daily

Remote /
Editorial – Social Media & Audience Development /
Full-time
Bustle Digital Group is seeking a full-time Motion Designer to join BDG’s growing Snapchat Discover team. Publishing seven days a week -- Elite Daily’s Discover Channel has become BDG’s fastest-growing platform. From celebrity coverage to relationships and beauty, we provide millions of daily users with entertaining content in their most preferred social app.

The ideal candidate must have strong design, layout, and animation skills; demonstrated experience with video and sound, familiarity with Snapchat Discover, social media, and current pop culture trends. The candidate should possess the ability to create and execute appropriate and compelling treatments for various kinds of thematic stories. Strong layout skills and a good grasp of design principles are a must.  We are looking for someone with a passion for creating content through a data-driven approach, with a focus on increasing engagement and growth of the Elite Daily Snapchat Discover audience. 

Meticulous attention to detail, laser-focused, and persistence in creating the best content are needed to publish editions that are consistently special and highly shareable. We publish editions 7x per week and are looking for people who love a fast-paced, collaborative workflow. Flexible, creative thinkers and proactive doers who want to work in a rapidly changing environment will thrive on this team.

Responsibilities

    • Create story presentations that intelligently incorporate audio, video, still images, and copy
    • Collaborate with the team to visually shape storytelling in daily editions
    • Contribute to the strategy, content creation for the Elite Daily Snapchat Discover channel
    • Strategize, implement and track Snap feedback, guidelines, and platform updates for the channel in real-time. Must be responsive to guard against performance dips and adjust strategy informed by data and insights
    • Responsible for sourcing all image assets and clearing with legal if necessary
    • Selection of all music and motion graphics to tell engaging Snap stories
    • Ensure the visual identity of the ED Snap channel is consistent with the ED site
    • Publish editions into the Snap platform tool
    • Collaborate with BDG Business Development team on engagement with the Snapchat platform team
    • Support Sr. Manager as needed

Requirements

    • 3+ years of motion design experience
    • Strong visual & motion design skills – a clear grasp of typography, layout, color, motion, and behavior
    • Familiarity with best practices for Snapchat Discover
    • Ability to communicate, monitor insights, and use data to enhance content offerings
    • Proficiency in Photoshop, After Effects, In Design, & Keynote
BDG is one of today’s leading, global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture. Over 161 million readers turn to our brands — Bustle, Elite Daily, The Zoe Report, NYLON, Inverse, Mic, Input, Gawker, W, Romper, Scary Mommy, Fatherly, and The Dad — to hear from a set of diverse voices around the issues and interests engaging the next generation. BDG is headquartered in New York City.