VFX / Motion Graphics Artist

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #48458 |
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Onward Search's client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a VFX/Motion Graphics Artist to join their team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role.


  • Produce high-quality VFX composites, motion graphics, titles and text animations and other elements to Represent Snap’s products and brand.
  • Create rough animations or comps to sketch visual concepts, layouts, etc. and rapidly iterate on them to explore ideas generate and refine new looks.
  • Help to design, layout text and guide style for projects and serve as a creative partner to our creative leads and design staff.
  • Meticulously recreate accurate representations of the Snapchat app and UI and help visualize and animate unreleased UI and products and update existing projects as the app changes.
  • Faithfully and creatively represent the Snap brand in both internal and external projects.
  • Appropriately media manage, organize and reduce complex VFX projects.


  • 5-7 years experience creating polished VFX composites and/or high motion graphics, titles or animations for commercial agencies, television or film.
  • Bachelor's' Degree in Design, Fine Arts, Visual Effects or related field preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe After Effects and a strong command of Photoshop, and Cinema 4D.
  • Knowledge of Mocha Pro and Sketch are a plus.
  • A strong understanding of design, composition and aesthetic principles.
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design, information hierarchy, and user-flow.
  • A positive, self-motivated individual who can take direction and work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Able to work quickly and intuitively balance quality vs. speed to deliver the best results.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • 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.
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