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Motion Designer - Entertainment/Media

Studio City, CA
Freelance | Job ID #68401 | Posted Last Month
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Our client, a tv network, is looking for a Motion Designer to join the Brand Design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating conceptual and engaging designs that reinforce and evolve our brand aesthetic within the parameters of our creative briefs
  • Under the direction of the Creative Director, Motion Design, you will design, animate and execute creative solutions consistent with Crown Media and its media properties including cable networks and on-demand service
  • Working across internal teams, bring fresh design and animation approaches to business initiatives
  • Work directly with creative directors and other designers to create on brand materials that support 360 marketing initiatives and move our business forward
  • Collaborate with creative directors, motion designers, producers, and editors executing new designs and animations
  • Execute industry leading creative on projects ranging from On-Air Promos, Brand Creative, Sizzle Reels, Digital and Social content to Ad Sales initiatives, Marketing Campaigns, and other internal client needs
  • Participate in creative brainstorms and team meetings
  • Translate creative brief concepts into effective and original creative

Musts:

  • 5+ years’ experience as part of an in-house entertainment team or design agency designing and animating entertainment creative.
  • Portfolio showcasing Design and typography, as well as motion graphics & animation skills
  • A demonstrated track record of success as part of a high-performing entertainment team in developing creative and motion graphic solutions for other broadcast/cable networks/streaming platforms
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal, who understands the association between strategy, content, brand and audience
  • Expert design, typographic, conceptual and animation skills a must!
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Advanced/expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and 3rd party plug-ins
  • Advanced knowledge of current motion graphic trends and practices
  • Solid understanding of file structure and project workflow
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Comfortable troubleshooting basic IT and technical issues as they arise
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to manage and juggle multiple projects and pivot when necessary
  • Team player with a positive attitude and thrive in a collaborative work environment
  • Responds with a “can do” attitude to tight deadlines and feedback from team leaders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while balancing a high volume workload
  • Passionate and curious about design, TV, movies, streaming and all things entertainment
  • Excellent and articulate communicator/partner who proactively seeks out information when necessary
  • Ability to showcase diplomatic skills in the face of the unpredictable
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Highly creative thinker, collaborator, problem-solver, and passionate designer who can concept and create assets quickly across all our different brands with ease. Tasteful design sensibilities and an eye for detail are a must

Pluses:

  • Experience creating concept mood boards and style frames

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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