Glow is looking to hire a senior motion designer to join our team and help develop the motion design department, providing guidance to junior staff, and providing creative vision for the team.
Are you a motion designer who sees the rise of Social Video, particularly in entertainment brands, as the perfect avenue for your skills? Do you speak in Quote Cards, GIFs, Stories, Snaps & Tweets? Do you have an opinion in the speed graph vs. value graph debate? Can you inspire, critique, and cajole your way to a great product? Are you looking for a career, not a job?
- Creating motion content for all social media platforms
- Developing a team of motion designers to exemplify the best contemporary work
- Owning projects for multiple clients
- Innovating new motion ideas & solutions
- Presenting your design decisions internally and to clients
- Influencing our clients & staff with your expertise
- Improving creative processes
- Collaborating with clients and internal teams
- After Effects
- Media Encoder
- Cinema 4D (a plus)
- 2D and Vector Animation
- Typography and Type Animation
- Basic Video Editing
- Storyboarding for Motion
- Cell Animation (a plus)
- 360 / Interactive video/ AR/VR (a plus)
MOTION CHOPS: Apparent in your work are an understanding of animation principles along with an adept sense of timing and and eye for design. Making something come to life through motion to tell a story comes naturally to you. You think in style frames, color palettes, and keyframes. Working in a variety of techniques and styles excites you. You are familiar with various types of compression. Post-production work such as motion tracking, color correction, and keying are also in your tool box. You have the ability to sell an idea through design and motion.
EXPERIENCE: You’ve already cut your teeth in the agency world (3+ years) creating motion design, and have either a BFA in a relevant field or adequate experience in lieu of a degree. Your demo reel showcases amazing work along with a breakdown of your project involvement.
PRESENCE: You are confident and articulate with a positive attitude. Ideating and participating in brainstorms are fun challenges to you, as is interacting with clients, particularly defending and selling your creative decisions. You are a mature and confident creative professional who knows the logistics of motion design. Deadlines, quick turnaround asks, full-time ongoing projects, and agency life don’t make you flinch.
SOCIAL EXPERTISE: The WHY behind successful social content is obvious to you, as are the varying nuances of each platform. You can create content to spark fan conversation across platforms, while GIFs, Snaps, and Tweets serve as your second language. You are always excited by figuring out how to elevate social content to be more creative and engaging.
DESIRE TO GROW: No one stops learning, no one stops improving. You know the only way to keep advancing yourself and others is to actively foster an environment of open and honest feedback. You also have an appetite for innovation and are ready to take things one step beyond.
In your response:
Please include a resume, link to portfolio (and/or social page that reflects your body of work), and a reel of your most recent and accomplished work. Please include a personality, product, or brand you feel is doing something smart and innovative with video or motion design on social.
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- 401(k) tenure based match
- Commuter benefits
- FSA for medical/dependent care
- Paid maternity/paternity leave
- Professional development budget
- Generous vacation & sick days
- Stocked fridge of beer and red bulls
- Dog friendly