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2D Motion Graphics Designer

  • Salary: £25000 - £30000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Sandhurst, Berkshire
  • Industry: Agency
Job description We're looking for a Midweight 2D Motion Graphics Designer with a talent for character animation to join this friendly, collaborative motion graphics agency to create compelling and impactful 2D animations for a portfolio of world class clients.

They're a small but powerful mix of animators and designers who work with a wide range of clients to understand their business goals and their constraints, and to help them achieve the outcomes they're after using animated video.

Their animations make complex messages simple, create connections and support relationships between brands and audiences, and ultimately has an unparalleled capacity to engage and delight.


Working with clients as diverse as Disney, Waitrose, NHS, E4 and Unilever they tackle a whole range of diverse and interesting challenges across their brands and businesses.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

You should have advanced knowledge of software on Adobe Creative Cloud; in particular After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience of plugins like - Duik, Joysticks and sliders, Element 3d, Video Copilot's Lens Flare, Trapcode Particular, Plexus or Ouroboros will be a distinct plus.
You'll ideally have a strong understanding of 2D and 2.5D animation and experience with C4D and/or Maya
You'll interested in and familiar with VR
You know how to use motion graphics to tell stories and really get the message across, and will have a proven record of character animation.
You'll be conceptual and able to animate and execute projects from storyboard to final production and delivery
You've a solid grasp of the basic principles of animation and design, trained to degree level to understand typography, movement and layout etc.
Have a strong technical understanding of effective video workflows, the production pipeline and file specifications
You're comfortable being client-facing with excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Ideally you'll able to follow and take ownership of a brief using your own initiative
You'll be accurate and detailed with an eye for colour, lighting and composition to create quality visuals
You prioritise delivery and thrive on challenge
You like to ask questions and have the patience and flexibility to switch between several projects at once
You'll take direction and constructive criticism from Production staff, Directors and clients in a positive manner
You're passionate about Animation and film and your finger is on the pulse of current trends so as to reflect them in your work and ideas, as appropriate

WHAT YOU'LL DO
Work with the CD to create commercially focused and user-friendly video content
Actively contribute to project planning and estimation
Liaise and work effectively with other artists and production staff
Work with voiceover recordings and executing sound design in order to complete project work
Prepare and develop storyboards using text and images in a creative and imaginative way
Participate in creative sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas to help push the business forward
Work with thew wider creative team to understand project scope and objectives
Work with editors, producers and other designers to resolve technical and/or design issues
Maintain and follow best practices for versioning control, naming convention and organisation of folder structures

This is a really great opportunity to join a rapidly growing animation agency and work on first class blue chip clients

Profiles Creative is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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