Junior Designer/Animator, Yankees Productions

New York Yankees

Full Time
New York Yankees
Bronx, NY

Job Details

Primary Responsibilities:

·        Assist in design and animation of graphics for scoreboard animations, info graphics, features, commercials and Yankees On Demand content  

·        Update custom After Effects templates

·        Logo loops – updating existing and creating new logo loops

·        Headshots – updating After Effects headshot templates and creating original headshot templates for baseball, soccer and football games

·        Greenscreen footage – ability to pull clean mattes to be used in headshots and other game elements

·        Still advertisements – update and design unique advertisements for stadium scoreboards for various initiatives

·        Game prompts – update and create new unique game situation still and animated graphics

·        Crowd prompts - update and create new unique still and animated graphics to encourage crowd response

·        Interstitials – update and create new interstitial graphics for different stadium events

·        Show package elements – update and create new show package elements for Yankees OnDemand content as well as stadium events


Qualifications and Experience:

·        Bachelors degree  in Fine Arts, or related field

·        Minimum of 2 years Design/Animation experience; preferably in the sports industry

·        Must have demo reel with breakdown and an explanation of your project involvement

·        Understanding of Major League Baseball and the New York Yankees

·        Proficient in After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator

·        Knowledge of Cinema 4D

·         Familiarity with MAC based computers

·        Experience with creating motion graphics, design, and 2D/3D animation

·        Experience working with green screen footage

·        Must have good design, creative and organizational skills

·        Knowledge of HD and SD resolutions, HD Centercut, frame rates and pixel aspect ratios, etc.

·        Familiarity with Chyron and Lyric software and workflow

·        Prior experience working in a fast paced, deadline-driven environmentAbility to multi task and prioritize

·        Flexible work schedule



This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.  The New York Yankees is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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