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Mid-Level Motion Designer

Job title: Mid-Level Motion Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Creative
Remote: Yes
Salary: $100-110k (DOE)
Reference: 431379
Contact name: Jodi LaBow
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Must have social media experience. Entertainment experience a big plus. Fully remote, but must be located on the West Coast.

We work hard. We work smart. But more importantly, we balance work with life in a most productive and inspired way. As a team of strategic, tactical and creative thinkers, our client is dedicated to making global brands shine even brighter through innovative, digital-first communication platforms. They have been doing it for 20+ years and have partnered with blue chip clients like WarnerMedia, HBO, Spotify, OnePlus and Showtime, to name a few. Their 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. And their people. 

Role:
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.

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
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.

Salary: $100-110k (DOE)

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Medical, Dental, Vision 401K: up to 4% match, eligibility at 1st of the month following start HSA
Other Accessible Benefits: EAP, Commuter, Adoption Assistance, FSA, Short and Long Term Disability, Life & ADD
Unlimited Paid Time Off (Must take 2 week minimum)
10 Holidays
Closed Christmas Week
Paid Parental Leave
Hybrid office/WFH flexibility
WFH Office Supply Reimbursements
Mental Health Days
Half Day Summer Fridays
Training & Wellness Reimbursements

In addition to their firm commitment to increasing diversity at the agency, our client is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all applicants regardless of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability that has no impact on an individual’s ability to perform their duties outlined in our job description(s). Apply for this job

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