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Job Posting #3874: WKAR TV – Motion Graphics Artist


WKAR TV – Motion Graphics Artist
Broadcasting Services, College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University

WKAR Public Media is seeking a passionate and skilled Motion Graphics Artist to join our award-winning creative team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a dynamic group of producers and editors on evolving our graphics packaging and original animations.  The ideal candidate will be a strong storyteller with a proven track record of making creative short form video content and visually dynamic and compelling graphics.


  • 1-3 years of experience creating motion graphics and animation; shooting and editing a major plus
  • A strong portfolio of video or multi-media work with national credits
  • Expertise and a passion for video, animation, and interactive software, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator etc
  • Strong understanding of animation principles, timing & storytelling
  • Must have a strong sense of design, typography and layout
  • Ability to multi-task and execute under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to take direction and feedback


  • Strong interest and experience in public media
  • A true team player who’s extremely dependable, bringing passion and a desire to continue to learn new techniques
  • Excellent communication skills; can represent ideas & concepts effectively
  • Loves problem-solving
  • Loves being part of a creative team and collaborating on projects

For additional information, please visit wkar.org

Application deadline is September 13, 2016.  Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting jobs.msu.edu and refer to job posting #3874.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.