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Motion Designer

Job title: Motion Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 423213
Contact name: Jodi LaBow
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview 
Our client is a digital agency dedicated to making global brands shine even brighter through innovative, digital-first communication platforms. They have partnered with blue chip clients like WarnerMedia, HBO, Spotify, OnePlus and Showtime, to name a few The team is packed with award-winning designers, writers, motion artists and editors who treat every assignment as their personal passion project. From the entertainment industry to health and wellness — they  consistently push the limits of what’s possible for their clients.

Motion Designer Overview
As a Motion Designer you’ll conceive, develop, and produce works in video and real-time animation that are forward-thinking, inspired by and driving trends, and show a deep appreciation for design as a craft. You’ll drive and work hands-on to develop captivating design that elevates composition, form, typography, motion, and interactivity. You’ll bring a passion for motion design tools and design principles to the team.

You should possess a strong understanding of digital platforms and design for cutting-edge experiences across web, products, and social – particularly in the entertainment space. Your passion for motion leads you to exploring modern principles including spatial creativity leveraging 3D tools, kinetic typography, realtime or procedural and code-driven graphics, and similar bleeding-edge motion design. You’re attentive to details, and well-versed in visual design systems, layouts, typography, and can speak to a range of design inspiration.

Motion Designer Responsibilities 
  • Direct, define, and design creative executions
  • Lead and contribute to a range of projects from fast-paced daily deliverables to large tent-pole campaigns and strategies
  • Inspire, mentor, and direct a team of designers, producers, and writers
  • Craft presentations and campaigns that shatter expectations
  • Define and evolve standards for design and creative production
  • Own and communicate a creative POV that sets a high bar
Motion Designer Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably from a design school), or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of motion design experience, some within an agency or in-house, developing breakthrough design and brand campaigns, or managing your own clients
  • In-depth Entertainment/TV/Film experience 
  • Passion for working with client leaders and presenting creative in an engaging way
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams internally and externally to drive great design
  • Strong knowledge of and capacity to design for motion
  • Experience working with writers, strategists, technologists, and producers
  • Broad understanding of relevant motion design tools including, at the center, After Effects.
  • Intimate knowledge of creative standards across modern platforms and technologies
  • Extra Superpowers: creative coding applied to design (processing, etc.), strong hands-on experience with advanced 3D design, or innovative formats like AR, VR, and/or AI-enabled creativity.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
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