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Motion Designer

San Bruno, CA, Los Angeles, CA, or Hoboken, NJ; Hybrid


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$35.63 to $39.59/hr

Start Date:


Our exciting global retail client is looking for a Motion Designer to join their team. The Creative team at our client produces executions that are audience-led, insights-driven, measurable, on-brand, and ultimately lead to a memorable experience for the end-user. We care about the user experience and design creative solutions that will be useful and delightful for them while also delivering against brands’ objectives/KPIs.

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and optimistic individual who is passionate about advertising and able to transform 2D creative concepts into beautiful motion work for our advertisers. You will be focused on a specific vertical (i.e., Food, Consumables, Entertainment, etc.) working with various advertisers to create compelling animations. This role is right for you if you are an innovative thinker and visual storyteller with an ability to build and maintain professional relationships, and effective time and project management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Art Directors, Designers, and Copywriters to create and produce compelling digital solutions that align with business objectives outlined in project briefs.
  • Ensure projects are delivered with both the brand and partner brands in mind.
  • Storyboard, create and edit videos/animatics with brand consistency.
  • Provide expertise in motion design and principles of animation.
  • Deliver high-quality assets in multiple formats for various devices.

Position Requirements:

  • 4+ years of creative video experience, especially in omni channel, multi-brand retail industry.
  • Passion for motion design, video editing and production.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe CC: After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Animation experience, Cinema 4D or other 3D related software is a plus
  • Solid organizational skills, detail oriented. Capable of working on multiple projects concurrently in a very fast paced environment, ensuring that quality deliverables are achieved on time.
  • Strong relationship-building skills. Ability to work with a variety of people in various disciplines. Enjoys working with others and collaborating with a positive attitude.
  • Exceptional communication & presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • The drive to excel and succeed; self-motivated, managing projects effectively.

Potential for contract to convert to FTE.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $35.63 to $39.59 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Client Description

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.


Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.