Motion Graphics Designer / Animator

Location
Stockport
Salary
£20000 per annum
Posted
14 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Ref
00075784
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a marketing content creation agency based in North West of England. They operate through 2 brands; One of the world's leading animated explainer video agencies. And a disruptive content creation agency. Through these brands they have worked with 1,300+ clients from 40+ countries. They have been in business since 2009 and have recently closed a round of venture funding to enable them to invest further in the growth of the business.

Role
Permanent / Full Time / 9am - 5:30pm / Mon - Fri / Circa £20,000 PA (negotiable on experience)
Leave: 20 days + public and statutory holidays
Benefits: Company pension & health cash plan

They are recruiting for an animator to join their animation team. You will be responsible for animating videos they create for their clients. You will be provided with all assets ready to animate. They work with the Adobe Creative Cloud so it's essential that you have experience with After Effects and Premiere. They are keen to train their staff to help further their skill set and career. This role is ideally suited to someone with a strong knowledge of graphic design principles and design software with 2-5 years work experience in this type of role. Illustration skills are not required as they have an illustration department but skills in this area are a benefit.

Role Responsibilities
- Creating videos from supplied and/or self created graphics, screencasts and/or screenshots.
- Thinking creatively to produce interesting ideas and concepts.
- Creating beautiful animations that flow well.
- Managing the pace of the videos so they are easy to follow.
- Working within a clients brand guidelines to create accurate videos that are fit for purpose.
- Manage customer and supplier relationships as required.
- Recording all project details in their CMS.
- Working with a wide range of media, including photography, illustration, animation and video footage.
- Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.
- Working with copywriters, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.
- Keeping up with industry trends and best practice.
- Various administrative tasks to help the smooth running of the office and projects.

Person Specification
- Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense.
- Fluent in the Adobe Creative Cloud package particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects & Premiere Pro.
- A professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.
- Ability to work to a brief agreed with the client or account manager.
- The ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions.
- The ability to pay attention to detail.
- The ability to balance work on several projects at a time.
- You will instinctively know when a design feels right and have a strong visual sense of what is looks right.

Please provide a link to a portfolio of work along with your CV.

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