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Motion Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA | Marketing/Creative
Job ID: 79656
Listed on 4/9/2018

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Position Title:  Motion Graphic Designer

Job Summary: 

The Motion Graphics Designer will be responsible for creating complex animated graphics and infographics, kinetic typography and video pre/post production. Responsible for design, creation of assets, bringing them to life, modeling, animation, outputting and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content. Prepares design plan and storyboards, concept and layout for motion graphic project and directly consults with customers in the conceptualization of a project. Produces project deliverables, specializing in the media of: audio, electronic dialogue, podcasting, video, and webcasting (Projects include: corporate videos, eLearning, websites, marketing demos, etc.). Advise clients and others on the best use, combination, and repurposing of each medium to meet strategic objectives. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and analyze best design techniques and solutions to create motion graphics 
  • Designing and creating storyboards 
  • Concept, layout and design enticing motion graphics videos for various media 
  • Work with creative teams to understand project scope and objectives 
  • Collaborate with editors, producers and other designers to resolve technical or design issues 
  • Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements (audio, video, colors, animation) to enhance motion graphics 
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas 
  • Maintain and follow best practices for version control, naming conventions and organization of graphic files 
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest graphic design techniques 
  • Ensure compliance with company guidelines, deadlines and design standards. 
  • Lead project teams relating to motion graphics processes, methods, techniques 
  • Consult and recommend media to enhance the message through audio, database strategy, electronic dialogue, presentation graphics, podcasting, video, and webcasting 
  • Manage the client relationship, acting as project manager and single point of contact for the deliverable 
  • Prepare budget and timeline estimates for project deliverables keeping customer up-to-date on status 

Knowledge and skills requirements:

  • Creative thinker exhibiting a range of varied styles and techniques 
  • In-depth knowledge/experience in 3D modeling/animation and video production techniques 
  • Working knowledge of sound mixing and color correction 
  • Strong understanding of post-production workflow and the latest production technology 
  • Solid understanding of video formats and compression techniques 
  • Knowledge of typography and appropriate use of brand colors, images and fonts, allowing for effective legibility and functionality 
  • Advanced knowledge with After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Cinema 4D and other associated tools 
  • Experience with a variety of 3rd party motion graphic plugins (Trapcode Suite) 
  • Proficient in Adobe CC, Microsoft SharePoint and basic understanding of Microsoft Office software 
  • Proficient in Mac and Windows platforms 
  • Knowledge and proficiency of video cameras, lighting, sound and teleprompter equipment to handle basic video shoots 
  • Solid understand of copyright rules and regulations 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teaming skills 
  • Ability to lead project teams, manage multiple assignments and function as a meeting facilitator 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of related interactive design experience 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Multimedia/Digital Design, Web Design, Graphic Design or related field