Animated Video Production Associate

CAI is a collaborative, hands-on, and thoughtful company that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our atmosphere may not be for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results-driven workforce.

Our wide range of programs and services provide mobility, variety, and flexibility.

We promote our workforce with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Flexi time, our working model that provides greater flexibility to staff while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on the role and business needs, staff will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days), or fully virtually.

CAI is one of the country’s leading organizations that builds the capacity of the public health workforce through research, training, and technical assistance. CAI produces live and animated videos as educational tools to support these capacity-building activities. We are seeking an Animated Video Production Associate to help us keep up with the high demand of animated video requests we are receiving from funders (e.g. CDC, HRSA, State Health Departments, etc.). If you are skilled at using the Vyond software, and you’re a highly organized, detail-oriented, passionate, intelligent self-starter, we want you on our team!

The preference is for this position to be based in our NYC office, but we are open to candidates who would be based in any of CAI’s other offices (Albany, Buffalo, Atlanta, Jackson, Denver, or Los Angeles) or remote candidates based elsewhere in the U.S.

Major tasks and responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)

The Animated Video Production Associate will work closely with project teams and the curriculum development team, writing scripts, storyboarding, and producing animated videos in the Vyond software. This position requires someone who is creative, a strong writer, highly organized and responsive with strong project management skills and attention to detail.

Major tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Working with project teams, content experts, and the curriculum development team to write scripts and develop storyboards for animated videos
  • Ensuring scripts and storyboards undergo review and approval from appropriate staff (project teams, content experts, funders, senior administrators)
  • Integrating feedback from appropriate staff (project teams, content experts, funders, senior administrators) into scripts and storyboards
  • Identifying voiceover talent from CAI-approved sources for videos, as required
  • Working with internal CAI staff to obtain voiceovers for videos, as required
  • Producing animated videos using Vyond software using approved scripts/storyboards
  • Ensuring animated videos undergo review and approval from appropriate staff (project teams, content experts, funders, senior administrators)
  • Coordinating, preparing for, and participating in animated video production meetings, including initial and regular follow-up meetings to discuss video development details (e.g. planning, next steps, roles/responsibilities, timelines)
  • Working with project teams to provide leadership and guidance on the animated video development process, timelines, scripting/storyboarding recommendations, and selecting voiceover artists
  • Monitoring and tracking past and current Vyond videos developed for CAI
  • Supporting CAI staff with the development of other videos that may be required (e.g. live videos, pre-recorded Zoom video to be shown during a training)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum education, experience, and other required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent related work experience
  • 1+ years proven experience developing Vyond videos
  • Knowledge of Vyond, Microsoft Office, and Zoom
  • Interest in learning about video production, public health, and adult learning

To perform this job successfully, the employee in this position must demonstrate the following:

  • Vyond software skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • The ability to handle multiple competing priorities at once
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Providing service excellence to internal and external clients
  • The ability to deal with situations and issues proactively
  • Following up to ensure high quality products
  • Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals

Other requirements

In keeping with CAI’s “safety first” approach during the COVID-19 epidemic, to ensure the health of our employees and the public whom we interact with, we are requiring all CAI employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires must show proof of at least one vaccine shot prior to their first day of work. (If someone is unable to obtain a vaccine due to a medical/disability or religious reason, they may contact CAI’s HR department; contact information will be provided as part of the interview process.)

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $55,000- $65,000. CAI offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • Transit Reimbursement Account
  • Life Insurance – company sponsored up to $50,000
  • Long term disability (LTD)
  • Short term disability (STD)
  • 401K retirement plan after three (3) months of employment
  • 401K company match of up to 3% of salary after the completion of one (1) year of service
  • Semi-monthly payroll, the 15th and last day of each month
  • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules
  • Vacation and Leave benefits:
    • 11 Holidays per year
    • 2 Personal days year
    • 12 Sick days per year
    • 10-15 Vacation days per year increasing after 4 years of service
    • 1 Cancer Screening Day per year
    • Bereavement Leave
    • Jury Duty Leave

How to apply

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CAI is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.