58 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsMotion Graphics Designer
  • Salary£35,000 per year
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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We are seeking to hire a full-time Motion Designer to join our growing creative team working across all our video content projects, which include live action and fully animated projects. Reporting to the Lead Creative (Motion + Design) as part of our post-production team, this new role is focused on originating designs through to motion as our company goes from strength to strength.
Working in partnership with your fellow creatives and Producers, you will be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively on your own projects. You will also support your line manager to oversee and guide other motion/animation projects being undertaken by more junior permanent team members or freelance personnel to ensure our commitment to creative excellence is maintained.

You will have a clear passion for motion design, backed by a strong breadth and depth of experience in this arena and motivated to champion the agency’s philosophy to exceed both our own and the client's creative expectations. A desire to be part of the wider creative process including ideation and pre-production input is highly encouraged and expected within our small but rapidly growing team.

Combining natural innovative skills with excellent attention to detail; big picture creative thinking is essential to helping us achieve overall project and wider company goals. We wish the role to have a high degree of empowerment and trust that calls for quiet confidence, healthy ambition, emotional maturity, an excellent work ethic and unwavering commitment to succeeding in your role.

Bear Jam Productions is a well-established, London-based video production company creating filmed and animated content for a wide variety of exciting companies and brands. We are committed to making powerful video and pride ourselves on being agile, solution-oriented and innovative. We are a forward-thinking, modern enterprise offering excellent flexible working options, strong staff benefits and performance incentives including a 5% bonus programme.

Objectives of the role

  • Adding fresh creative muscle and personality to our team across both motion, animation and live action video content.
  • Bring new inspiration, ideas, skills, approaches and executions to continue our drive to creative excellence.
  • Support the Lead Creative (Design & Motion) to meet growing demands from new and existing projects and clients.
  • Championing our company’s growth by inspiring both our team and our clients to produce best-in-class video content

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating motion/animation graphics as part of our video content delivery for a wide range of purposes including Fully Motion GFX animated Content, Explainer animations, Branded content, Event Coverage, Social Media Content, Promotional Videos for products + services, interviews and other related videos
  • Sourcing appropriate imagery/inspiration for mood boards and client proposals
  • Creating original designs for style frames + storyboards to build into motion
  • Ability to scamp out projects and video content visions is a plus!
  • Work in 2D but able to conceptualise + outsource 3D if the budget allows. (Any 3D skills are a bonus of course!)
  • Adapting and rolling out campaign assets across multiple social media & broadcast formats as required
  • Exporting content to precise technical specifications
  • Downloading, uploading, logging + maintenance of Motion GFX projects and assets
  • Packaging and delivering projects to clients and asset libraries
  • General housekeeping of software, assets, style guides and project files
  • Consolidating and archiving completed projects
  • Project ownership including communication, planning, foresight + proactive management of challenges
  • Ability to communicate ideas internally and to clients
  • Receiving, managing and executing feedback
  • Where required, contributing to original ideas and developing concepts alongside the Lead Creative
  • Create content for our own Social Media & website case studies
  • Work within corporate branding guidelines & advise confidently on branding aspects

Skills and Qualifications.

  • Strong technical skills and experience in Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrato
  • 2 - 3+ years of motion and design experience backed by a creatively strong professional and/or personal portfolio
  • Consistent, positive and can-do attitude
  • Ability to set and communicate clear expectations to the team + clients
  • High levels of initiative, desire & ability to work autonomously to deliver on objectives + responsibilities
  • Thrive in an ever-changing often high-pressure environment, leading by calm, effective and measured example
  • Able to work effectively and easily with a variety of people/personalities for best outcomes
  • Natural organisational ability and aptitude to multitask, agile and quick to adapt to changing projects
  • Excellent creative eye and passion for motion design
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a proven track record of creating video
  • Ability to ideate video content to be used across a variety of digital media including Youtube, LinkedIn, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Understanding of narrative storytelling
  • Confident using Mac hardware and software

Skills Required

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Google Docs
  • Google Drive

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