Gorilla Gorilla!

Motion Graphics Designer / Animator

Job Added: 11 April 2019
Applications Close: 11 May 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @gorilla_london

Hello hello!

We’re Gorilla Gorilla! A new 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, mid-weight Motion Graphics Designer / Animator to join our growing team in Angel to support clients including Sainsbury’s, HSBC, Honest Burger, 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 bought 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

• Minimum 3 years relevant experience in-house / 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.

• 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 with a CV, portfolio or projects links and a short covering email: [email protected]