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CBS Corporation Motion Graphics Video Editor (contract position) in New York, New York

Motion Graphics Video Editor (contract position)

REF#: 34609

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.


Simon & Schuster is looking for a contract motion graphics video editor. Top candidates will have experience storyboarding, conceptualizing, and executing video supplemented by motion graphics. This role will bring life to author interviews, book trailers, short comic videos, event footage, and other related material for the marketing team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and produce motion graphics and animations

  • Edit videos supplemented with stills and motion graphics

  • Generate ideas together with the team

  • Color-correct and sound-mix final videos

  • Maintain brand aesthetics

  • Work both independently and collaboratively with producers to design motion graphics that transform complicated concepts into clear visuals

  • Utilize knowledge of typography and advanced principles of design, using a variety of applications (including After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)

  • Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines.

  • Set accurate estimates on delivery expectations and send status updates to stakeholders


  • 3-5 years experience producing motion graphics and producing informational animations and videos

  • Professional-level experience with Adobe Suite, with a high level of expertise in Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Deep understanding of file formats, codecs, and frame rates

  • Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities

  • Strong communication, written and collaboration skills

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


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