Dow Jones Motion Graphic Animator - Freelance contract in United States

Job Description

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a creative and highly talented graphic artist to join our team in New York creating deeply informative and engaging visual storytelling on a freelance basis.


  • A proven ability to tell stories in creative ways using high-quality graphics, animation, illustrations and video.

  • Can work in partnership with text reporters and editors to develop creative visual pieces that get to the heart of the story.

  • Should be expert with the tools needed to create 2D and basic 3D animations from scratch, as well as have the ability to create bespoke illustrations.

  • Should be able to produce finalized content for different platforms, such as mobile and social.

  • An ideal candidate would also have an interest in new technology, such as AR, VR, as well as have an interest in the core subjects the Wall Street Journal covers.

You should be a self-starting idea generator and your reel should demonstrate vision and versatility. An interest in creating innovative styles, video series and story templates is a plus. This is a three month contract position.

Strong preference will be given to those who can display skills as an expert editor and animation artist, create well-designed motion graphics and think out of the box about mobile video formats.

We expect to see at least three examples of video work that you have shot or edited yourself.

Applications should include a resume, cover letter and clips / reel.


Requisition ID 2017-30313

Business Area NEWS

Job Area1 News