Senior Motion Designer


Senior Motion Designer

£40,000 to £45,000

As a SENIOR MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER, you will be ready to develop your existing skills by working with the senior creative staff on a range of challenging, ambitious and innovative projects.

You must have a good working knowledge of the following tools:
– After Effects CC – High level of composition skills required
– Adobe Premiere – Mid Level skill required
– Cinema 4D – High level of 3D required
– Illustrator – Mid to high level of skill required<
– Photoshop – Working understanding of bringing assets into an animation environment is essential.
– AE Puppet tool – Experience will be a plus

Key Responsibilities

As well as your motion graphics animation skills, communication will form a big part of your job in-house. You must be confident enough to contribute to the creative process from concept to delivery, and able to present your ideas with clarity.

You must have your finger on the pulse of current trends and be able to reflect that in your work and ideas.

  • Work closely with the Creative Director and animators to create high standard of animation for Web and TV. You will be a leading figure in the motion team and be an example for best practice in the studio, offer guidance and support to other animators when needed.
  • Offering input to creative meetings. Sharing and developing new ideas. Collaborate across discipline (Production, Graphic designers, Editors, Audio and Music, 2D animators) to deliver projects.
  • Focus on compositing scenes and characters that would’ve been animated by the 2D animators, designing new assets in photoshop, illustrator or C4D, producing special effects, backgrounds, and scene transitions, bringing creative ideas and concepts to life.
  • Capable of using Premiere for editing and adding audio for animatics and final outputs.
  • Skills required

  • Experience leading motion projects in an agency environment and working with a team of animators.
  • 4+ years experience working as a Motion animator for commercial work, in either TV or WEB.
  • Understanding video codec and an interest in the technical side of video production.
  • Strong eye for composition.
  • Experience using AE Puppet Tool a Plus.
  • Ability to problem solve and predict problems with assigned tasks.
  • Interest in Film & Video Games.
  • Ability to problem solve and predict problems with assigned tasks.
  • Generate new ways to tell stories, through various animation techniques.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of animation trends and latest plug-ins.
  • Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense.
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages.
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Experience of working as part of a team and independently, self motivated and proactive.
  • The ability to see projects through from concept to creation.
  • A willingness to listen to feedback and take it on board.
  • Qualifications

  • A BA (hons) degree in Motion Graphics, Visual Communication or similar.
  • Due to the high volume of applications, only prospective interviewees will be contacted.
    **IMPORTANT** Portfolio and/or demo (required) featuring a variety of styles.

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