Motion Graphics Designer

Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment Client in Universal City, CA is seeking a Motion Graphics Designer to join their team. This is a 4-month opportunity with the possibility of extending or converting to perm. 


  • Visualizes, creates, and produces original and truly engaging design solutions across all media—mostly broadcast—according to a brief, timeline and budget as agreed. 
  • Develop and deliver on-air and off air brand assets and design projects. 
  • Integral in raising the creative standard, ambition, and effectiveness of our creative output in our on-air and off air work. 
  • Contributes towards building and evolving the brand identity
  • Is flexible in the role within the team and within the company, including working on marketing reels, Ad Sales spots, and other Off-Air work.
  • Communicates throughout the stages of production to other departments within the company. 
  • Able to confidently pitch and present ideas to the team and stakeholders.
  • Discusses and listens to feedback from multiple department heads constructively and provides solutions. 
  • Offers a range of creative routes, where appropriate, as part of the creative development process.
  • Effectively and quickly produce production assets for multiple feeds following brand guidelines. 
  • Is an engaged and enthusiastic team member, proactively sharing ideas and best practice. 
  • Be creatively ambitious 


  • Looking for high proficiency with After Effects, Ideal would be Cinema 3D and 4D. 
  • Exceptional design skills, notably typography, color, and composition. 
  • Experience concepting and storyboarding motion and static designs for on-air and off air.
  • Proficient in After Effects 2D motion graphics (Cinema 4D a plus).
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, & InDesign.
  • Thorough understanding of on-air, print, digital, and social media platform delivery requirements. 
  • Must be a team player who is responsible, accurate, creative, organized, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure. 
  • Must be able to multitask and develop multiple projects within a tight timeframe and quick turnover. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Eagle eye for detail and thoroughness. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 
  • 5+ years of relevant designer/animator on-air and off air experience. 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within a television broadcast, advertising or creative agency environment. 
  • A passion for television and popular culture in general.
  • A clear understanding of current trends in the industry, on channel, social media, OTT, etc. 
  • A real and genuine desire to go that extra mile. To break down the barriers of creativity across mediums, and win some awards in the process. 
  • Creative thinker with the skills and imagination to produce eye-catching promotions, shorts and interstitials. 
  • The ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and within a prescribed budget 
  • Good interpersonal skills, both in contributing to the creative team, the overall On-Air team and in representing the department throughout the company. 
  • Be nice. 

 Additional Job Requirements:

  • Portfolio reel and/or website for review 
  • Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, California 


Client Description:

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by Aquent
  • 401k Plan
  • 24-hours Paid Sick Leave in CA
  • Perks & Discounts at leading major retailers