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Motion Graphics Internship

Helen & Gertrude Inc Rochester, NY
  • Expired: 7 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Helen & Gertrude has an opportunity for a Motion Graphics Internship/Co-Op for Summer 2020. This position is a temporary hourly position ranging from 30-40 hours a week. The Motion Graphics Intern is responsible for playing a pivotal role in the conception and design of high caliber content at Helen & Gertrude across a multitude of digital platforms.

You will work alongside graphic designers, videographers, and photographers to create short-form videos, gifs, and cinemagraphs for content calendars.


  • Actively participate in storyboarding sessions and present ideas to internal and client teams

  • Integrate key photography and videography with well-designed illustrations and typography

  • Create custom on brand animations that tell the brand story

  • Edit footage to include text/graphics animations and audio, such as music or sound effects

  • Occasionally support the design team in creating static Graphic Design concepts


  • Present an exceptional portfolio

  • Solid animation skills, including kinetic typography

  • Expertise in Graphic Design principles and a keen eye for composition

  • Expert knowledge of applicable Adobe Creative Cloud suite of programs (i.e. After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator)

  • 3D modeling, texturing and animation skills in Cinema 4D are a plus

  • Video and/or photography experience is also a huge plus

  • A flexible attitude towards evolving responsibilities and environments

  • Interest and passion for marketing, developing, and growing large brands

  • Idea generation and brainstorming skills


  • You have a passion for innovation, storytelling through communication design, and are innately curious

  • You are a self-motivated, hands-on, proactive employee

  • You are thick-skinned and a team player with a good sense of humor

  • You have an unwavering patience for change

  • You’re calm and composed under pressure

  • You’re a positive, passionate person who collaborates well with cross-functional teams

Helen & Gertrude Inc


127 Railroad Street Rochester, NY 14609
Rochester, NY