Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

The Role:

Webfx is seeking a full-time Motion Graphic Designer and/or Animator to join our growing creative team. You will be responsible for creating and using video and animated 2 and 3 dimensional motion assets to elevate brand narratives across a variety of mediums and channels.

You will identity the best techniques and methods to communicate brand narratives and explore different approaches to expand our team’s capability and expertise

The Tasks:

  1. Creativity
    • Creates compelling motion content through 2D and 3D applications to amplify and elevate our ideas often under own discretion
    • Illustrates a unique point of difference to create emotion, using all aspects of a brand’s visual, verbal and visceral language
    • Raises aesthetic levels by leveraging a strong creative eye and acute attention to detail
    • Studies and understands a brands core values to accurately reflect ideals and brand positioning
    • Proactively looks for opportunities to push creative boundaries for the benefit of the brand
  2. Storytelling
    • Understands brand narrative and demonstrates the benefits of film for the brand
    • Proposes ideas for the most suitable style, format and approach to the brief without sacrificing content or narrative
    • Can follow provided story to reach intended vision to transmit ideas across digital platforms
    • Displays an understanding of the technical parameters in regard to capabilities and time constraints
  3. Innovation & Capability Building
    • Pushes creative and technical boundaries, by seeking out new innovations in equipment, software, and techniques
  4. Teamwork
    • Understands the roles of the wider team to leverage other viewpoints and skill sets to delivery timely solutions
    • Open to creative feedback and pushback
    • Works with the Creative Team in early stages of development to help inspire trajectory based on the capabilities of the department
    • Develops tight partnerships with internal teams to get the best possible outcomes
  5. Communication
    • Educates the technical process to help others better understand how the department functions
    • Actively and openly responds well to feedback
    • Voices concerns on overwhelming projects
    • Strong problem-solving, troubleshooting, communication and time-management skills
    • Communicates accurate timelines for project completion without sacrificing quality
    • Offers and receives honest and constructive feedback

Entry Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, After Effects) or Technical knowledge of Cinema 4D (Octane Render and/or Redshift), Houdini
  • Strong examples of work
  • Detail oriented and ideas driven
  • Deliver projects from concept to production within required time frames
  • Great attitude, curious and eager to learn
  • Can articulate ideas both visually and verbally
  • Able to work under own discretion and initiative
  • Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines