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Job# 31910 BH# 370147
Contact# 6200679

Sr. Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

Full-time, direct-hire opportunity!

This is a senior level animator position in Portland, Oregon creating motion graphic elements, visualizing and developing motion techniques in the post production environment. You will get the opportunity to contribute to our client’s campaigns that inform and delight viewers.

This client is unique in that they have their own in-house production company so the ability to work on multiple client’s projects with multiple deadlines is key to the success of the person in the role. 

Work directly with the creative, production and post team to help conceptualize new and original ideas. 

Help conceptualize ideas appropriate for given assignments while keeping the client, schedule and budget in mind. 
Design projects and collaborate with Art Directors and Designers on the overall look of the project. 
Utilize specialty capabilities such as 3D modeling for broadcast and wed deliverables. 
Coordinate with sound post-production facility and mastering edited material. 
Develop and implement procedures that have streamlined our workflow both internally and with vendors. 

Keep up to date on the latest technologies in motion graphics animation that ensures continued success for our agency's creative services. 

Bring innovation and resolution to our production team. 
Comprehension of design, motion, color theory and typography. 
Make relevant hardware and software recommendations. 

Coordinate with team members during pre-production and post production. 

Communicate flawlessly across teams, driving concepts and working closely with others to help deliver top-quality work. 
Effectively provide creative solutions and strategy among clients and colleagues. 
Work with your team as well as vendors to complete assignments and projects within deadlines. 

What makes a great Senior Motion Graphics Designed/Animator?

At least five years motion graphic and editing experience, Agency experience a plus! 
Expert in Adobe Suite (After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator). 
Proficient in Premier and specialty software including Cinema 4D, Nuke and Maya. 
Strong knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch. 
Direct response experience and knowledge of production, client services and post-production. 
Thorough knowledge of the intricacies and details of design composition. 
Highly skilled at managing multiple projects and divergent schedules. 
A passion for creative problem-solving. 
A keen eye for quality. 
Strengths in both strategic thinking and detail-orientation. 
Ability to meet tight deadlines and changing needs.