#153782

Motion Graphics Designer

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
11/04/2019
Posted By:
Jennifer Torrens
Date:
10/31/2019

Job Description:

Large Media and Entertainment client in Glendale, CA is seeking a Motion Graphics Designer to join their team. This is a 9-month temporary role with the possibility of extending. 

The Communications Creative department within the Parks, Experiences, and Products division which oversees messaging to employees, business partners and media worldwide is seeking a Graphic Designer / Motion Graphics Designer.
This position sits within the Communications team responsible for content management and strategy, day-to-day design, and production for business-critical
communications for video, presentations, print & digital signage, as well as web and email communications.

The Graphic Designer/Motion Graphics Designer is responsible for designing layouts and advertisements for print, web and digital signage systems and animating various layouts. They will be responsible for creating compelling, professional presentations that involve motion and animation. This role will likely comprise of 50% traditional graphic design, 40% motion graphics and 10% basic 3D rendering and animation.

This is a hands-on position requiring individuals who possess strong conceptualization skills, the ability to offer unique creative solutions, change direction easily, push their creativity and software skills to higher levels, exploit new technology, and actively communicate on all phases of a project to maintain quality. They are a high-level creative who is expected to set the bar on quality and creativity.


Essential duties include: developing concepts, generating (often times multiple) iterations of a “look”. Responsible for designing and animating keynote presentations, logos, advertisement layouts, creating 2D and/or 3D content. This position works directly with the Graphics Department Art Director and/or Creative Director.

  • Design unique high-end keynote presentation layouts that include polished and professional animation.
  • Create custom branding and design concepts for programs and initiatives.
  • Design and animate 3D logos and graphics for print and online use.
  • Create motion graphic animations for our digital signage system.
  • Work with the video producer to create compelling title sequences and lower third graphics to enhance professional video productions.
  • Translate project details and creative direction into unique design, animation, and layout solutions.
  • Maintain high standards of efficiency, consistency, accuracy, creativity and timely delivery of all requests.
  • Must be highly motivated, work well under pressure, and able to effectively prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Possess strong individual and team communication skills with the ability to take direction well.
  • Display keen attention to detail, spelling and grammar.


EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in New Media Design or related field with 3-5 years experience in motion graphics design.


REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe AfterEffects.
  • Strong understanding of Apple Keynote, Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro.
  • Demonstrated 3D animation skills, Cinema 4D or Maya is desired
  • Online portfolio/demo reel showcasing your creativity, design and type layout skills.

Client Description:

Our Entertainment and Consumer Products client could quite possibly have the world’s biggest range of product offerings. Their stories and characters are all brought to life through innovative and engaging physical products and cutting edge digital experiences. Feel like a kid again by working on things you’ve grown up either playing or seeing at a distance, and dreaming about one day having access to! This is the job you take when you can still remember saying “I want to do that when I grow up!”

This division includes some of the most innovative and talented app and game developers, graphic artists and marketing experts in the world. These people enjoy what they do, and it shows through the products they’re creating and bringing to consumers every day. Add the world’s happiest brand to your resume, while expanding your skills and experience with one of the world’s most recognizable companies.

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