Editorial Positions

Snapchat Discover Channel Motion Graphic Artist

About the Position

The Daily Californian is looking for creative, independent motion graphic artists to help create engaging, fresh visuals for our Snapchat discover story.

Every week the Daily Cal creates a snapchat discover story that reaches the entire Berkeley population. We need talented motion graphic artists on staff in order to ensure we are creating visuals for our discover story that will keep readers engaged. We’re looking for task-driven individuals who can work quickly and independently on animated, colorful, topical graphics.

The best candidates will have a good sense of color and composition and have an eye for creating dynamic, surprising animation. Applicants should have knowledge of Adobe After Effects or be willing to learn. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is a must.

Apply to be a Snapchat Discover Channel Motion Graphic Artist if you’re interested in animation on the Adobe Illustrator or be a layout designer, graphic artist, animator, or producer!

Application Materials

  • Resume (PDF)
  • Cover letter (PDF)
  • Five sample graphics
    • If you have experience in motion graphics, at least one sample should demonstrate these skills.
  • Interview (invitation only)

Work Requirements

  • Three graphics per week, of varying difficulty
  • Weekly pitch meetings to discuss visuals and stories

Leadership Opportunities

  • After serving as a motion graphic artist, a staffer may go on to become the Snapchat Discover visual editor.