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Motion Graphics Designer

London

£45000 - £50000 per annum

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Our client is an Integrated Global Creative Agency who specialise in bringing creativity, technology and strategy to their clients. Ranging from creating engaging 2D content for social campaigns, to planning creative advertising and marketing concepts for the hospitality sector. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Motion Graphics Designer to join their creative studio based in London. Tehy work to a hybrid model.

The role
We are looking for a creative and highly skilled mid level Motion Designer, with strong art direction skills to join the team. A love of all things movement, we're looking for someone who is excited about how motion + brands work together. You'll work closely alongside our Creative Director to build out the creative vision of client projects and brands, as we increasingly place motion at the heart of our creative processes.

  • The requirement is for a candidate skilled in mainly 2D creative animation with some 3D.
  • The correct candidate will be able to execute perfectly balanced compositions swiftly, and with flawless execution across both long and short form animation/video.
  • You will have experience producing content for all social platforms - this is key
  • You'll be someone who's looking to make an impact, have big ideas, push our motion output forwards and not be afraid to get stuck in and make rich, moving experiences for our clients.
  • You thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to execute on ideas rapidly. About you
  • Ideally someone with at least 3+ years motion studio experience
  • Have a strong visual eye and an acute attention to detail
  • Wishes to create best in class motion for brand identities, social campaigns and animation projects
  • Able to flex with ease between 2D motion graphics and 3D animation
  • Have experience with sound design, and how it complements and informs motion
  • Ability to create concepts, storyboards, styleframes and animatics
  • Ability to cut mood films for pitches and internal work when required
  • Work closely and collaborate with the creative teams, feeding into and developing concepts
  • Confidently present ideas and motion back to the wider creative teams as well as external clients and partners
  • Keep up to date with the latest motion and design trends and champion new ways of working within the studio
  • Confidently work across multiple motion projects on different timescales
  • Have responsibility over your own workload, managing your time effectively and delivering to deadline and within budget
  • Have a good working knowledge of motion workflow pipeline

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Expert experience using After Effects
  • Confident editing skills with Premiere Pro
  • Proficient in the usual design tools - Photoshop, Illustrator and Figma
  • Working knowledge of Cinema 4D or equivalent 3D software
  • 2D/3D compositing skills
  • Awareness of current social trends in both motion and design
  • Knowledgeable on the fundamentals of great story-telling and how to apply to motion briefs
  • Comfortable expressing your ideas through storyboards and/or treatments
  • Strong understanding of the importance of brand systems, tone of voice and guidelines
  • A team player who has the ability to flex and adapt their creative approach depending on the projects scale and requirement
  • Have a good working knowledge of motion workflow pipeline

Benefits

  • Hybrid working model
  • Genuinely flexible working hours (9-10am - 5/6pm)
  • Dog friendly office spaces
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Free gym membership
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Regular team socials, from cinema outings to supper clubs and seasonal parties
  • Christmas to New Year studio shutdown
  • Every role comes with 20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

Please send CV and showreel stating your salary expectations.

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