Junior Digital Designer (Motion)

Job Added: 07 February 2020
Applications Close: 07 March 2020
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
Twitter: @canvas8

We are Canvas8, a global behavioural insights practice operating out of London, NY and LA. We help our clients understand people so they can make better business decisions. Primarily focused on media, communications and product development, our award- winning insights inspire clients like Google, Nike, Ogilvy, Channel 4.

Supported by our network of experts, from TED speakers to MIT fellows, and underpinned by innovative research methods, we work at the intersection of behavioural science, culture, business and creativity.

Our flagship product is a subscription service incorporating the Canvas8 Library, a database of over 25,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 14 industries and nine markets – complemented by our innovative global consultancy offer.


This role is about visually communicating insights that bring our human-focused research to life. From designing reports that analyse how teens use TikTok to using motion design that communicates why CBD is such a big deal, no one day is ever the same.

Working with the design team, you’ll be maintaining the visual strength of the Canvas8 Library by sourcing images and creating infographics that champion our research. Working with our editors and analysts, you’ll be developing motion graphics and animations that communicate our insights, experimenting with digital layouts to elevate our Library platform, and editing short films that inspire our clients. If you’re an amazing storyteller, we have some phenomenal stories for you!


You’ll be a unique and vivid storyteller, someone with a passion for building smart and impactful narratives through motion graphics and animations. You’ll also be comfortable with video editing, web and UX design. Working across both our online platform and our research consultancy projects, you will be keen to get stuck in to all the varied deliverables we produce, although you’ll come into your own as you ignite powerful stories with motion graphics.

You’ll work alongside a small team of visual and multidisciplinary designers and you will collaborate daily with our writers, analysts, strategists, and product teams to create bespoke video content for our global audience. You’ll be commercially aware and culturally attuned, and if you can translate difficult concepts into inspiring digital, video and motion design, then this is the role for you!


Working across editorial and consultancy projects, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating bespoke motion graphics and editing videos to inspire our clients
  • Designing web pages and online decks to enhance our platform
  • Experimenting with new ways to use video and motion to support our sales and marketing
  • Supporting the design team on deliverables with image sourcing, templating, and artworking
  • Communicating a passion for people and culture through your work


  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • An excellent eye for motion design and visual design, including layout, typography, and UX
  • An understanding of the media and communications industry
  • Experience coordinating, shooting, and editing video is highly advantageous
  • One year of commercial experience in a similar role
  • This is a new role for Canvas8, so self-starter passion is essential!


Salary: £23k - £26k (depending on experience)

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit, please email [email protected] outlining why and attaching your CV. Thank you for your interest. We’re excited to meet you.

Please include the following alongside your CV:

Two examples of motion graphics work that you’re both inspired by and aspire toShowreel (or two examples of commercial work you’re particularly proud of)