2D Animation VISTA Job Announcement

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 

Title: GGC AmeriCorps 2D ANIMATION VISTA

Goal of the Project:

The Global Game Changers Student Empowerment Program provides high-quality expanded learning opportunities for GGC in-school and out-of-school time providers to serve primarily at-risk elementary school age children. These service activities will impact poverty by closing the enrichment gap, enhancing academic outcomes, improving and empowering children to know that they have the ability and responsibility to give back and make the world a better place. We empower them through an intentional and immersive curriculum that teaches philanthropy as a tool to enhance social-emotional and leadership shills using our Equation: MY TALENT + MY HEART = MY SUPERPOWER!™ Visit www.globalgamechangers.org to learn more.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This full-time Animation VISTA Position will build the capacity of GGC by creating engaging and branded 2D animated work for GGC creative, documentary, storytelling, product, program, and training purposes. We want an animator who can work with our creative team to help bring our brand to life through our characters and stories. This position would be responsible for establishing a fully indexed GGC animation design asset library and developing a written protocol for this position. The VISTA would also support GGC’s in-school and afterschool programs by teaching animation to at-risk students who participate. Depending upon GGC needs and the VISTA applicants skills and training, this position may also include graphic design, website and game coding, website site maintenance, maintaining social media platforms, videography, and/or creative content writing. Position requires VISTA have an automobile. Design equipment will be provided by GGC

REQUIRED SKILLS:

• Extensive 2D character animation including voice syncing

• 3D experience a plus, but not necessary

• Experience in Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Premier Pro, Aftereffects, Photoshop and/or InDesign)

• Written communication skills a plus

• Work well independently and as a team player

• Creativity

• Strong organizational skills

• Attention to detail

VISTA Member Service Compensation:

This is a one year, 40 hours per week, AmeriCorps commitment with paid federal holiday

$12,311.45 annually PLUS $5,920 Segal Education Award OR a $1,500 Cash Award

*Segal Education Award can be used to repay student loans past or pay future tuition

CONTACT:

Erin Sigmund esigmund@globalgamechangers.org

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