Built upon our storied legacy, the Yankees look to attract the best possible talent not just on the field but in the front office as well. It is our shared responsibility to maintain the first-class reputation associated with the franchise in all aspects of our business.
The Designer/Animator, Yankees Productions will help manage content throughout its life cycle from pitch through production and should be able to execute projects with minimal supervision. The Designer/Animator should have excellent project-management skills, working knowledge of all aspects of motion graphics and video production, and a passion for visual storytelling.
Design and animation of graphics for all video boards in Yankee Stadium for the in-game Yankees Scoreboard show and other Yankee Stadium events.
Participate in pitches and help create new concepts to be used in-Stadium & on all digital/social platforms
Think outside-the-box and help develop new creative storytelling methods.
Collaborate with other departments on both internal and external design projects.
Effectively manage heavy workload in a fast-paced environment.
Provide support and serve as a mentor to junior-level staff.
Qualifications and Experience:
Four-year college degree in Fine Arts, or related field
Possesses good working knowledge about the Yankees’ organization (including its personnel and history) and Major League Baseball
Must be willing to follow our team’s games and results, and be willing to make adjustments on-the-fly, anticipating possible revisions
Ability to multi-task, be a self-starter and show creative initiative
Must be reliable, self-motivated, and creative with strong communication skills
Minimum of 3-5 years of Design/Animation experience; preferably in the sports industry
Must have a demo reel with breakdown and an explanation of your project involvement
Proficient in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Knowledge of Cinema 4D
Flexible work schedule and ability to work long hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. The New York Yankees are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.
The New York Yankees require a Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.
The base annual salary for this position is $65,000 – $80,000, plus a comprehensive benefits package.