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Senior Motion Designer Design Studio

Senior Motion Designer

New York

As a Senior Motion Designer, you will bring our brands to life through motion using your specialism to both conceptualise and express the brands we build. You will be expected to work closely with the design team and offer expertise on creative and technical aspects of projects.

You will require flexibility and a willingness to work from the conceptual phase to delivery across multiple projects, crafting moving assets, films and other forms of animation.

You will show the ability to construct wonderful and engaging stories, being a brilliant craftsperson, encouraging new narratives and pushing to go beyond current trends.

You will be a key member of the team, primarily supporting Senior Designers, Design Directors, and Creative Directors, but also directing other animators according to demand. You will be client-facing, confident in presenting your work and articulating animation concepts.

Key qualities

  • Dedicated and passionate about culture and design
  • Autonomous and self-motivated
  • Willing to work on anything
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to challenges
  • Can balance the micro and macro
  • Multi-disciplined
  • Relentlessly learning
  • Open to experimentation, new viewpoints and ways of working
  • Challenges the status quo constructively
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • High level of professionalism
  • Good time management and organisation
  • Curiosity and deep interest in technology

Responsibilities

Producing outstanding creative work

to constantly challenge the level of DS' output.

Participating in daily catch-ups

and events if required, reinforcing the company's collaborative culture.

Work confidently alone as well as in a team,

being able to meet deadlines.

Support the Design Directors and Creative Directors

and the animation team to ensure that work is well executed and delivered on time.

Managing external suppliers

and freelancers.

Taking part in occasional client calls

throughout the duration of a project.

Key skills and requirements

An outstanding portfolio

of animation work.

A minimum of 5 years of experience

with a primary focus on motion.

Have a great understanding of design

principles and work confidently with storyboards, typography, photography, illustration and any kind of imagery necessary to produce animation.

Be able to implement animation principles

into branding and to come up with new unique overarching concepts to guide motion graphics.

Have a high level of skill in After Effects,

Adobe CC softwares and Cinema 4D. Experience with RedShift/Octane and editing.

Bonus toolkit:

Frame-by-frame animation, coding, colour grading, audio production, AR, VR and experiential design are a bonus.

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