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Contented

Editor & Animator

Job Added: 03 February 2020
Applications Close: 04 March 2020
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £21,000 to £25,000

Who we are

Contented is a global creative production company. We partner with the world’s biggest brands, creative and media agencies, to create award winning work that makes everyone feel… Contented. Established in 2013 Contented’s scale and experience allows us to produce commercials, television programmes, branded films, podcasts and social content at the right price for our clients.

Contented’s in-house team of creatives, designers, animators, producers and editors build effective stories for our clients that are fit for every platform. Contented strongly believe learning, growing and honing our existing skills will not only improve us individually as professionals, but most importantly improve our output. The candidate will show a willingness to push the skills they already have whilst also being open to learning and growing within the role to both better themselves and Contented.


Summary:

Contented are looking for a multi-disciplined Editor/Animator to join our vibrant and skilled in-house post-production team. The successful candidate must have a good eye for design, along with being able to produce high quality work in an efficient manner, delivering to multiple formats and channels such as digital, social, broadcast and cinema.

They must also be able to juggle multiple projects efficiently and with initiative, whilst working closely with the post-production lead and production team, adhering to schedules and timelines accurately in order to deliver work to our clients in a timely manner.


The Editor/Animator will:

  • Work within the in-house post-production team to deliver strong video and animation-based output across a range of clients.
  • Take an active part in the early stages of projects, offering advice/opinions in the ideation phases to aid creatives in their thought process and support production with recommendations on project timelines.
  • Strictly follow the project, delivery and folder structures in place to ensure all work is tidy and easily accessible to other members of the team.
  • Actively look to hone and gain new skills that may benefit the wider team and the work produced, with the support of the post-production lead.
  • Have an active interest in social media trends and be well-versed in platform specifics.
  • Fit seamlessly into a friendly close-knit post-production team as well as the wider Contented studio.


The Editor/Animator will have:

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential. 3D animation is also a plus, but not essential.
  • Have a good knowledge of the edit process, including project setup and delivery standards to different formats and channels.
  • Good skills in motion graphics, with a strong eye for design including art working, typography, asset creation and colour use.
  • Good character-based motion design is a plus.
  • An interest in sport is also desirable.

How to apply

If you have these skills and this sounds like the right role for you, then please apply by emailing [email protected] with a showreel and CV.