Animator/Motion Graphics Intern

Fresh Tape Media is looking for a talented and enthusiastic animator/motion graphics intern to join our growing Denver-based team. Our creative production company works with brands, sports properties and media companies to produce unique made-for-social video content. From short form animations to editing highlights with special effects to live content strategy, we help brands get more engagement and widen their audience by making entertaining content that people actually want to see and share.

Throughout the course of this internship you will create a wide scope of graphics and video content for a variety of platforms. Candidates need to have an advanced knowledge of After Effects, and should also be proficient in Adobe Premiere. An eye for design/typography/layout as well as the ability to edit templates and build from scratch are musts, and a bit of humor will go a long way. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and deliver motion graphics and complex animations for various media

  • Develop branding assets for clients including mood board development, logo design, and typeface research

  • Prepare conceptual layouts for motion graphic projects

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas

  • Assist in selecting appropriate audio, graphic and animation styles for the project

  • Encoding, converting and editing videos and adding effects/elements to enhance motion graphics

  • Support the creative team with photo editing, illustration and icon design

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest graphic design techniques

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficient understanding of 2D and 3D animation, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator (Maya, Cinema 4D and Element3D are a plus, but not required)

  • Demonstrated core understanding of video graphics

  • Strong conceptual skills and foundational knowledge of layout, color, and typography

  • Basic photography and photo editing

  • Strong time management skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to execute projects under tight deadlines and with speedy revisions

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes

  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and problem-solving abilities

Job Type: Internship; 2-3 days/week

Work Location: Denver, Colorado

If you’re interested, please send the following to gabby@freshtapemedia.com:

  1. Resume

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Reel (if available)