Motion Designer / Video Producer

New York, NY
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment client in Manhattan, NY is seeking a Motion Designer/Video Producer to join their streaming services team. This is a 3-month opportunity with the possibility of extending. 

If you are excited about joining a multi-disciplinary team, pushing the boundaries of sports and entertainment content and technology in a fast paced consumer driven marketing environment, we’d want to hear from you.
Along with your application, please submit a portfolio or links to your published work.


  • Editing video assets and creating animated overlays for short form video projects.
  • Understands best practices for short-form content on social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Design loop animations and long form social media posts
  • Convert static keyart into engaging motion assets
  • Working alongside creative colleagues and stakeholders to interpret briefs and to create the best work.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience and a solid reel with a strong sense of typography, logos and text animation, GIFs, interactive illustrations, and style frames.
  • An expert in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Competency in Premiere and a basic understanding of a diverse range of motion design software, plugins, techniques, and approaches
  • Ability to translate written concepts into visually descriptive, impactful designs
  • A natural sense of curiosity and urgency
  • Can easily multi-task
  • Commitment to excellence and attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate across teams and turn marketing goals into action.
  • Only candidates with portfolios, or examples of their work, will be considered
  • BA/BFA in advertising, fine art, design or relevant field; MA/MFA will be considered an asset

Required Education: BA/BFA or equivalent experience

Additional Information

  • Project--Creating mini promos and pay media campaigns. Help build out text anmations, graphic packages for streaming services. 
  • The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience working as a designer/animator and a portfolio with a strong sense of typography, logos and text animation, motion graphics, GIFs, interactive illustrations.
  • Proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience in working on multiple projects in a fast paced environment with a can do attitude.
  • Experience working at similar companies and industries is ideal. Example, worked on graphics and animation in the past (ie. companies like Viacom)

Client Description:

Why Aquent?

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