MGFX Designer / Animator Job at Gorilla Gorilla! | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Animator
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Hello hello!

We’re Gorilla Gorilla! A rare breed of intelligent film and animation company that helps brands and businesses make a powerful connection with their audiences. We’re on the hunt for a talented MGFX Designer / Animator to join our growing team in Angel to support clients including HSBC, Anglo American, PepsiCo and Sainsbury’s.

The role

The Motion Graphics Designer / Animator will conceive, develop and deliver a range of high- quality motion graphics / animation projects to agreed parameters - from abstract motion graphics to motion typography to character animation. On a daily basis they will collaborate with and report to the in-house Producer team. More broadly, they will report to our Animation Design Director.

In particular, the role requires:

  • Design skill and conceptual flare with the ability to work across a number of visual styles and animation / MGFX techniques.
  • The ability to work independently and to collaborate as part of a team to explore briefs, generate ideas and produce projects in a constructive and positive way.
  • Development, preparation and delivery of creative to lead / support proposals and pitches.
  • The ability to think strategically about brand design and animation.
  • A good sense of visual timing and narrative / storytelling.
  • The experience / ability to work on a number of projects at once, working with othermembers of the GG team and specialist partners and freelance staff.
  • A willingness to encourage and support other members of the GG team and clients intheir understanding and use of motion graphics / animation and to work with them asappropriate.
  • The maturity / experience to help manage freelance MGFX / animation personnel whererequired.
  • A keen interest in keeping on top of the latest developments in the motion graphics /animation sector and the ability to advise GG accordingly.
  • Someone who is happy to be hands-on and with the desire to develop towards creativeleadership within the business.

Why it’s important to us

As a growing film and animation business, extending our reputation and skills base in motion graphics design / animation is key to our future success.

How you’ll make us look

• Creative • Confident.
• Expert.

How you’ll make us feel

  • You’ve bought energy and enthusiasm.
  • You’re in it for the long haul.
  • Our business is more than likely to grow with you on the team.

Your personality

  • Engaging and creative with a willingness to learn and passion to grow.
  • The desire to produce high quality work.
  • The intellect and curiosity to get to grips with a client’s communication needs.
  • Thoroughness with an attention to detail.
  • Well-presented, collaborative, open, friendly and sociable.

Skills / background


  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in-house / freelance.
  • A good understanding of the full lifecycle of design and moving image projects fromcreative to technical delivery.
  • Expert in Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Expert in After Effects.
  • Experience in Premiere.
  • Ability to come up with great creative concepts that answer client briefs.
  • Passionate follower of new and inspirational design styles – you know what is hot.
  • Excellent taste - you know what is amazing and what's not!


  • Good / persuasive presentation skills.
  • Good knowledge video compression / encoding / delivery.
  • Experience in one of 3D Studio Max, Cinema4D or Maya.

And finally, in 3 words, you will be

• Passionate. • Collaborative.
• Fun.

@Gorilla Gorilla! 326 City Road, London, EC1V 2PT Tel: +44 (0) 207 833 6460

Skills Required

  • Adobe
  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • After Effects
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Maya
  • 3dstudiomax
  • Adobe After Effects

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