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Animator and Illustrator wanted at University of Florida in Gainesville Florida

Want to blos­som from an ear­ly career lev­el animator/video “Dude”, into a Uni­ver­si­ty lev­el Mul­ti­me­dia Mas­ter, keep reading.

The Uni­ver­si­ty of Flori­da Health Com­mu­ni­ca­tions depart­ment wants to hire a great ani­ma­tor and illustrator.

If you are look­ing for a role where you will learn a lot and be chal­lenged than this could be a great place for you.

You can apply for the job at


Why Gainesville Florida?

Locat­ed in Gainesville Flori­da, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Flori­da at Gainesville is home to the Flori­da Gators and is known for some well-known folk includ­ing Tim Tebow, Ryan Lochte and Tom Pet­ty as well as being the birth­place of Gatorade (get it, gators!).

If you like the out­doors Gainesville is a great place with very com­fort­able weath­er with the tem­per­a­ture rang­ing from 60 to 90 degrees all year long.

If you live or would like to live in Gainesville Flori­da and want to work in a Uni­ver­si­ty set­ting and are expe­ri­enced in Ani­ma­tion and Illus­tra­tion than this could be a great job for you.

The Uni­ver­si­ty is look­ing for those with 3 or more years’ expe­ri­ence pro­duc­ing and cre­at­ing ani­ma­tion and illus­tra­tions for multimedia.

You will want to have expert knowl­edge of soft­ware includ­ing Adobe After Effects, Adobe Pre­miere, Pho­to­shop, Maya, Cin­e­ma 4D, 3D Stu­dio Max, Modo, and Zbrush.  This should also include sound edit­ing soft­ware such as Adobe Audi­tion or Abel­ton Live.

As an Ani­ma­tor and Illus­tra­tor You Will Be Work­ing With:

As an active mem­ber of the cre­ative area at the Uni­ver­si­ty Health Com­mu­ni­ca­tions group you will work close­ly with Cre­ative Ser­vices team mem­bers to cre­ate 2D and 3D ani­ma­tions and motion graph­ics for use in mar­ket­ing and pub­lic rela­tions ini­tia­tives.  This will include sto­ry devel­op­ment, direct­ing, cin­e­matog­ra­phy, design and video editing.

You will be tak­ing the projects from start to fin­ish meet­ing with design­ers, pho­tog­ra­phers, video­g­ra­phers, writ­ers and mar­ket­ing and com­mu­ni­ca­tions coordinators.

The posi­tion is a great oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn and grow while becom­ing an inte­gral part of the com­mu­ni­ca­tions depart­ment of a major university.

You can apply for the job at

Animator and Illustrator Job Specs:

    a. Work close­ly with Cre­ative Ser­vices team mem­bers to cre­ate 2D and 3D ani­ma­tions and motion graph­ics for use in mar­ket­ing and pub­lic rela­tions initiatives.
    b. Apply sto­ry devel­op­ment, direct­ing, cin­e­matog­ra­phy, design, and video edit­ing to cre­ate sto­ry­boards, style boards, and ani­mat­ics that show the look and feel of the ani­ma­tion and map out key shots.
    c. Create/edit sound effects, music, and voice-over for use in ani­ma­tions and videos.
    d. Assist with video edit­ing and post production.
    a. Meet with design­ers, pho­tog­ra­phers, video­g­ra­phers, writ­ers, and mar­ket­ing and com­mu­ni­ca­tions coor­di­na­tors to review con­cepts and pro­duc­tion timelines.
    b. Par­tic­i­pate in design and pro­duc­tion meet­ings with respon­si­bil­i­ties such as pro­duc­tion coor­di­na­tion, sched­ul­ing, and assisting.
    Work close­ly with Cre­ative Ser­vices team mem­bers and writ­ers to cre­ate ani­ma­tions, motion graph­ics, 2D and 3D illus­tra­tions, HTML5 or CSS ani­ma­tions, and oth­er visu­al images for use in dig­i­tal and print­ed pub­li­ca­tions and news pieces.
  1. ILLUSTRATIONCre­ate pub­li­ca­tion cov­er art­work, web graph­ics, illus­tra­tions, and web ban­ners for use in depart­ment web­sites, print­ed mate­ri­als, dig­i­tal pub­li­ca­tions, and mul­ti­me­dia presentations.
    Assist with some video record­ing when necessary.
    a. Research new soft­ware and tools for future projects.
    b. Man­age writ­ten and art-relat­ed con­tent on the Cre­ative Ser­vices team web­site using WordPress.
    c. Research asset deploy­ment tech­niques and dis­sem­i­na­tion using YouTube, Vimeo, MAG+, and WordPress.

Start­ing salary is $50,000 to $59,000 annu­al­ly; com­men­su­rate with edu­ca­tion and experience.


Bach­e­lor’s degree; or an asso­ci­ate’s degree and two years of rel­e­vant experience.


Three years’ expe­ri­ence pro­duc­ing and cre­at­ing ani­ma­tion and illus­tra­tions for mul­ti­me­dia. The lev­el of exper­tise and skill required to qual­i­fy for a posi­tion in this clas­si­fi­ca­tion are gen­er­al­ly attained through com­bi­na­tions of edu­ca­tion and expe­ri­ence in the field. While such employ­ees com­mon­ly have a bach­e­lor’s or high­er degree, no par­tic­u­lar aca­d­e­m­ic degree is required, pro­vid­ed suf­fi­cient rel­e­vant expe­ri­ence has been acquired.

Tech­ni­cal Skills: Expert knowl­edge of Adobe After Effects and Pho­to­shop. Excel­lent 3D ani­ma­tion skills using tools such as Maya, Cin­e­ma 4D, 3D Stu­dio Max, Modo, and Zbrush. Non-lin­ear video edit­ing skills using Adobe After Effects and Adobe Pre­miere. Graph­ic design and illus­tra­tion skills using Adobe Cre­ative Cloud Suite. Sound edit­ing soft­ware such as Adobe Audi­tion or Abel­ton Live. Dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing expe­ri­ence a plus, espe­cial­ly using Adobe InDe­sign and dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing plat­forms such as MAG+.

Bach­e­lor’s degree in fine-arts-relat­ed field, plus three years of expe­ri­ence pro­duc­ing ani­ma­tion and illus­tra­tion for multimedia.


You can apply for the job at


1. Cov­er let­ter or let­ter of interest
2. Cur­ricu­lum Vitae or Resume
3. List of references
4. Port­fo­lio of pre­vi­ous work

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