Canvas8

Motion Graphics Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 03 May 2019
Website: canvas8.com
Twitter: @canvas8
Job Listing Added: 03 April 2019

We are Canvas8, a global behavioural insights practice operating out of London, NY, LA & Sydney. 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 22,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 14 industries and nine markets – complemented by our innovative global consultancy offer.


What's the role?
We’re looking for a forward thinking motion graphic designer who can bring our human-focused research to life. We provide our clients with industry leading reports and consultancy work on behavioral science and show them how it can inspire their marketing, branding, and organisational decision making.
Leading with insights first, our team is both analytical and creative. As such this role is an opportunity to create video content that enhances our incredible research and inspires creatives. If you’re an amazing storyteller, we have some phenomenal stories for you!


What's my day-to-day?
Working across editorial and consultancy projects you will be responsible for:
Creating motion graphics, and editing videos
Finding new ways to communicate through motion graphics
Always being ready to jump into collaborative projects
Communicating a passion for people and culture
Working through conceptualisation to the finished article


What do you need from me?
You’ll be a unique and vivid storyteller, someone with a passion for building smart and impactful narrative through motion graphics and animations. You’ll be comfortable with video editing and even working within digital design, but you’ll come into your own as you ignite powerful stories with the motion graphics you create.
Joining a small team where you’ll be leading with motion graphics, you’ll work alongside a small band of visual designers and also collaborate with our analysts and product team.
If you can take the complex and make it simple, and are able to translate difficult concepts and big ideas into smart and engaging narratives that inspire then this is a role where you can actualise your ideas and develop a totally new thing here at Canvas8.


What skills do I have?
- Commercially aware and culturally attuned
- An excellent eye for motion design, visual design, including layout and typography
- Premiere Pro
- Illustrator
- Photoshop
- Adobe after effects
- Understanding of media and communications industry
- Experience coordinating, shooting, and editing video is highly advantageous
- 18 months to 3 years commercial experience in a similar role
- This is a new role for Canvas8: so self-starter passion is essential!


What's in it for me?
This is a full time position and you'll be paid for the inspirational work you'll do here. Yes, we do need someone who can self-start and show us what good looks like in this brand new role but in return for that we'll give you the most fascinating stories to give life to as well as:
- Salary between £23k-26k, dependant on experience
- The Canvas8 company pension scheme
- Subsidised healthcare cash plan
- Cycle to work scheme
- A common sense approach to flexible working

How to Apply

Please include the following alongside your CV: - Showreel (OR, 2 examples of commercial work you’re particularly proud of)
- Two examples of motion graphics work that you’re both inspired by and aspire to Only applications submitted via: canvas8.workable.com/jobs/985031/candidates/new can be accepted.