Contented

Motion Graphics Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 01 February 2018
Twitter: @contented
Job Listing Added: 10 January 2018

At CONTENTED we work with brands and publishers to help grow their audiences through video, producing impactful, short-from content for social channels and digital platforms, as well as longer form videos for web and television.


The work we create fuels marketing strategies and social media campaigns for global brands such as: Heineken Group, Yahoo, Eurosport, lastminute.com, Grazia, Empire, eBay, HSBC & more.


We are looking for a talented and experienced Motion Graphics Designer to join our team of editors, designers and motion graphics artists.


The successful candidate will have ample experience creating digital content so the work can become the standard across the floor, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of social platforms and the role design plays to optimise content.


Please only apply if you meet the following essential criteria.


Essential:


  • Proficient using Illustrator and Photoshop: Able to create high-impact graphic assets for video and web, in a wide range of styles answering to varied client briefs and preparing them for animation.
  • Proficient using After Effects: Ability to create motion graphics, animated infographics, titles and lower thirds. Confident working with expressions, character animation, typography animation, camera tracking, keying, rotoscoping…
  • Able to create assets from scratch (illustrations, icons, characters and their environment, titles, lower thirds, transitions, credits, infographics, branding and collateral, presentations, storyboarding…) as well as to work with existing assets (typography, logos, photos and other client brand assets).
  • An excellent communicator, passionate about work excellence and a readiness to set high standards on design and motion graphics.
  • Able to absorb and digest client briefs, bringing creative ideas and producing work that meets and exceeds the client’s and other stakeholders expectations.
  • Be a versatile, creative and dynamic individual who can adapt design, illustration and animation styles according to brief and feedback.
  • Fast and confident sketching and generating ideas.
  • Be very organised and have high attention to detail.
  • Be capable of working fast, unsupervised, creatively and to a high standard while under tight deadlines.
  • Experience of working in-house at a design, creative or production company and capable of introducing and improving company working practices and processes.

Desired:


  • Knowledge using Premiere Pro: Ability to produce edits out of original rushes, images, stock material or a combination of these. Knowledge working with audio will be a plus: choosing, editing and mixing music, voice and sound FX.
  • Be a team player, energetic, hardworking, with a sense of fun and a can-do attitude.
  • A knowledge of 3D software such as Cinema 4D, Maya or Blender
  • Knowledge of InDesign: Specifically branding, typesetting and building templates.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email [email protected] Please provide a covering letter accompanied by CV and link to a recent showreel and portfolio. Please also provide salary expectation. Due to the high volume of replies will only be able to reply successful candidates.