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We are always looking for talented people to join the Hornet team. Some immediate and specific roles we are looking for at the moment are listed below.

For all other freelance inquiries, reach out to: [email protected]

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Remote Summer 2021 Internships
Internship
Remote
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Our Remote Summer 2021 Internship application is now closed. We will be reviewing applications and will respond with everyone's status around the Late March - Early April. If you were unable to apply, be on the look out for our Fall Internship Application in late July or early August.

If you have any questions regarding the internship program, please reach out to [email protected]

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Our internship program is currently remote due to COVID - 19. Please see requirements and details for each internship in the application document. 

Creative Director
Full-Time
New York, NY & Remote
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Job Description:

Hornet is seeking a Creative Director to join our team!
The role of a CD is to create, plan, and deliver strategic creative vision for our clients. The CD plays a monumental role in selling the vision of a project and ensuring the overall quality of the work we produce is at the standard we demand as a studio.

Ideal candidates should possess the soft sensibilities of an artist combined with the authoritative punch of a creative leader. We want someone with strong people skills, proven management experience, and a dynamic personality who can lead large and small teams of artists, collaborate with directors, bid against complex briefs, and present work to clients confidently and clearly. Candidates should have a strong design background, a creative mind, and unrivaled storytelling skills.

Regarding COVID-19:
For our immediate needs, this position will be remote. In the long term, this would be an in office position, primarily out of our Manhattan Studio, but the candidate should be flexible to travel between Manhattan and our Ridgewood Studio location from time to time.

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Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Fine Arts, or some affiliated field
5+ years' experience in a marketing leadership role
Strong design and animation background
Proven success in managing design teams
Portfolio of previous work that displays an ability to turn an idea into a visual piece
Strong communication and computer skills
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Grasp of emerging technologies/software such as AR, VR, Unity and Unreal a plus
Comprehensive knowledge of the marketing design process

Art Director
Full-Time
New York, NY & Remote
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Hornet is seeking an experienced Art Director to join our team!
The ideal candidate should be proficient in design and animation.The Art Director must be meticulous, have the ability to communicate proactively, and manage each project’s specifications & resources with passion, enthusiasm, and the ability to technically & creatively realize the Director’s vision.

We are looking for people with experience working in a variety of styles, and can help with creating frames for pitches and pre-production. We’re looking for portfolios that clearly demonstrate a robust passion for conceptual thinking and creative execution. At Hornet, we’re all about championing our artists’ voices. We want to work with people who have distinct points of view and opinions all their own, but who also know when and how to actively listen, internalize, interpret, and create based on the individual project at hand. The Art Director must be creatively driven, well versed in executing various design styles based on our Directors’ creative direction, have the ability to adapt to creative trends, and explore & create new styles & techniques.

Regarding COVID-19:
For our immediate needs, this position will be remote. In the long term, this would be an in office position, primarily out of our Manhattan Studio, but the candidate should be flexible to travel between Manhattan and our Ridgewood Studio location from time to time.

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Requirments:

-Bachelor's degree with a degree in Fine Arts, such as Illustration, Motion / Graphic Design, or Film.
-Proven work experience as a Designer with at least 5 years in the commercial industry with at least 3 years of Art Direction.
-Awareness of current industry trends and techniques
-Strong graphic design principles - typography, color theory, layout, and composition
-Knowledge of current trends in UI/UX, illustration and animation
-Extensive experience with digital technology and software packages (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and Maxon C4D.)
-Experience with color, lighting, special effects, 3D concept work, developing transitions and compositing is a plus
-Creative mind with strong storytelling skills
-Overall positive attitude, demeanor, that will contribute to a collaborative studio environment
-Ability to take direction and feedback from Directors, Producers, in partnership with the Leads
-High level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication
-Strong organizational, time management and communication skills, both written and verbal

Motion Designer
Full-Time
New York, NY & Remote
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Job Description:

Hornet is seeking a Motion Designer to join our team!
The Motion Designer would work with our Motion Design Lead on on pitches, jobs and internal project. Candidates must be meticulous, have the ability to communicate proactively, manage time accordingly based on each project’s specifications & resources, with passion, enthusiasm and the ability to technically & creatively realize the Director’s vision. The best candidates must be creatively driven, well versed in executing a wide rand of design styles based on Directors’ creative direction, and have the ability to adapt to creative feedback. Successful candidate will have a positive attitude under stress and be able to work on teams of various sizes.

Regarding COVID-19:
For our immediate needs, this position will be remote. In the long term, this would be an in office position, primarily out of our Manhattan Studio, but the candidate should be flexible to travel between Manhattan and our Ridgewood Studio location from time to time.

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Requirements:

- Bachelor (4-Year) degree with a degree in Fine Arts, such as Illustration, Motion / Graphic Design, or Film
- Relevant work experience as a Motion Designer in the commercial industry
- Extensive experience with digital technology and software packages (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and C4D)
- Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
- Print and Digital Media experience
- Creative mind with strong storytelling skills
- Overall positive attitude, demeanor, that will contribute to a collaborative studio environment
- Desire to learn, develop and discover new techniques through R&D
- Ability to take direction and feedback from Directors and Producers
- Keen eye for detail and a critical mind, with patience and concentration
- High level of self-motivation, commitment and dedication
- Strong organizational, time management and communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
- Maintain studio standards and work within studio pipeline

Responsibilities include and not limited to:

- Design (and motion work) work for pitches
- Design for special projects including, but not limited to, studio website and social media
- Create, design, and animate when necessary

Designer
Full-Time
New York, NY & Remote
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Hornet is seeking a talented and passionate Full-Time Designer to join our team!
The ideal candidate must be efficient, detail-oriented, and able to work under tight deadlines. But most importantly? They must be completely dedicated to the craft of design—whether it’s motion, illustration, animation, or some other visual-oriented “-ation” between. We want people who will create illustrations and designs that surprise and delight us—and our clients—every time. They must be comfortable working with various design styles and aesthetics, and have a robust understanding of motion and animation. The designer will work alongside our creative team and under the creative guidance of our directors to develop the creative vision of each project.

Regarding COVID-19:
For our immediate needs, this position will be remote. In the long term, this would be an in office position, primarily out of our Manhattan Studio, but the candidate should be flexible to travel between Manhattan and our Ridgewood Studio location from time to time.

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Qualifications:
-Proficient in Photoshop / Illustrator
-Keen eye for detail and a critical mind, with patience and concentration
-Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, on multiple projects at any given time
-A team player who will fit into our design-driven, collaborative team