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Title: After Effects Animator (Independent Contractor)
Date Posted: 2017-03-09
Location: Not mentioned
Company Summary:

Founded in 2001, Connections Education is a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions for schools, school districts, and students in grades K-12. It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections Academy, International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus. In 2016, Connections Education brings full-time online and blended school to 65,000 students across the U.S. and abroad, and delivers online courses to over 340,000 students. In total, over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries will receive online learning from Connections Education in 2016. Connections Education is based in Baltimore, Maryland and was named a 2015 and 2014 "Top Workplace" by the Baltimore Sun and a 2013 "Best Place to Work" by Baltimore magazine. Regularly recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Education is part of the global education company, Pearson.

Position Summary:

Working remotely from their home office, the After Effects Animator will assist with creating animations for our upcoming course build. Successful candidates will work with teams of multimedia and instructional designers to create animations using Adobe After Effects.


The After Effects Animator's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Taking a fully developed storyboard, along with provided graphics and audio assets, and constructing a brief animation using Adobe Character Animator and Adobe After Effects;
- Fully animating characters as described by the provided storyboard;
- Other duties as assigned.


- Experience working with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator on a daily basis;
- Ability to stay on task and meet deadlines;
- A strong eye for detail and multimedia design - layout, style, color selection, motion, graphics, audio, etc.;
- Able to work on multiple projects concurrently;
- A link to your online portfolio included in your resume.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Adobe Character Animator
- Familiarity with audio/video recording and editing.

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Company: Connections Education LLC.
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: support@connectionseducation.com (DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)