Gorilla Gorilla Films Ltd

Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

Job Added: 21 February 2020
Applications Close: 03 April 2020
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @gorilla_london

Hello hello! We’re Gorilla Gorilla! A rare breed of intelligent film and animation company that helps brands and businesses make a powerful connection with their audiences. We’re on the hunt for a talented MGFX Designer / Animator to join our growing team in Angel to support clients including Sainsbury’s, HSBC, PepsiCo, Anglo American and Worldpay.


The role

The Motion Graphics Designer / Animator will work with the team to conceive, develop and deliver a range of high-quality motion graphics / animation projects to agreed parameters - from abstract motion graphics to motion typography to character animation. They will report to our Animation Design Director, Nick Young, but work on a daily basis with various members of the GG team and a range of freelance talent.


In particular, the role requires

- Someone with a great set of hands-on design skills with the ability to work across a number of visual styles and animation / MGFX techniques.

- The ability to work as part of a team to explore briefs / generate ideas in a constructive and positive way.

- The ability to think strategically about brand design and animation.

- A good sense of visual timing and narrative / storytelling.

- A willingness to encourage and support other members of the GG team and clients in their understanding and use of motion graphics / animation and to work with them as appropriate.

- Ability and credibility to influence other motion graphics / design / animation professionals.

- A keen interest in keeping on top of the latest developments in the motion graphics / animation sector and the ability to advise GG accordingly.


Why it’s important to us

As a growing film and animation business, extending our reputation and skills base in motion graphics design / animation is key to our future success.


How you’ll make us look

- Expert.

- Confident.

- Creative.


How you’ll make us feel

- You’ve brought energy and enthusiasm.

- You’re in it for the long haul.

- Our business is more than likely to grow with you on the team.


Your personality

- Lively, engaging and creative.

- The desire to produce high quality work.

- The intellect and curiosity to get to grips with a client’s communication needs.

- Thoroughness with an attention to detail.

- Well-presented and business-like, open, friendly and sociable. A team player.

- Willingness to learn, passion to grow, need to succeed


Skills / background

Required:

- Minimum 5 years relevant experience in-house and / or freelance.

- A good understanding of the full life-cycle of design and moving image projects from creative to technical delivery.

- Expert in After Effects.

- Expert in Illustrator and Photoshop.

- Passionate follower of new and inspirational design styles – you know what is hot.

- Excellent taste – you know what is amazing...and what’s not.


Desirable:

- Experience in one of 3D Studio Max, Cinema4D or Maya.

- Good knowledge video compression / encoding / delivery.

- Knowledge of Premiere.


And finally, in 3 words, you will be

- Passionate

- Collaborative

- Fun


How to apply

Please email [email protected] with your CV attached and any relevant links to work.