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Motion Designer

Motion Designer

Picturesmith

London

Posted on 15 May 2017

Motion Designer at Picturesmith

Picturesmith is a fast-growing motion design and animation studio, specialising in stop motion and 2D animation. Our small but fast-growing team do all the tasks necessary to take a project from idea to screen, producing TVCs, branded content and internal communications for clients around the world.

We’re looking for a stand out Motion Designer to join our team – a student of design and animation with an eye for detail and a passion for storytelling.


Our ideal candidate is a creative superstar with advanced After Effects skills, who can contribute meaningfully to the entire creative process and is excited by the opportunity of helping to shape our future.

- A creative thinker and problem solver
- Embraces new ideas and continuously looks to improve
- Excellent communication skills (spoken, written and visual)
- A team player
- Self-motivated when working individually


Role and responsibilities:

- Creative lead on animation projects from start to finish
- Develop creative treatments, storyboards and style frames
- Present to clients
- Create and deliver well-crafted motion design and character animation
- On stop motion projects – create animatics, composite and grade


Essential skills:

- After Effects – write complex expressions, have working knowledge of major plugins
- Cinema 4D (or similar)
- Illustrator
- Photoshop


Great to know, but not essential:

- InDesign
- DaVinci Resolve
- LEGO

How to Apply

To apply, please email careers@picturesmith.uk with the subject heading: MOTION DESIGNER APPLICATION

Regrettably, due to the volume of applications, we are only able to contact successful applicants.

We are only able to consider applicants who are available to interview in London.

No agencies, please.