Motion Graphics Designer - Midweight

Motion Graphics Designer - Midweight

We're looking for Motion Graphics stars

About us

Hi. We’re Skeleton, a video content agency that crafts creative and engaging videos for our clients. We’re a friendly, close-knit team of specialists who believe in continually learning and pushing ourselves. 

We help diverse businesses & brands from all over the globe get the most from video (think Boots, Samsung, and Airbus). Our dream is to become the UK’s most-loved video agency famous for our creativity, technical wizardry, and the amazing results we achieve for our clients.

About the role

Working as part of our in-house motion design team, you’ll use your exceptional motion graphics skills to create video content that Skeleton can be proud of. Creative execution is key to this role, as is confidence and clarity when presenting your ideas. You’ll work with the creative lead and senior designers to develop creative concepts in line with the client’s objectives. You’ll be involved in each project from ideation, through asset design to animation and final delivery.  

About You

You’re talented, imaginative and passionate about Motion Graphics, with a range of experience across different techniques, both 3D to 2D. You use your creative inspiration to deliver against the individual needs of each project. You enjoy working autonomously as well as part of a team and actively seek feedback and guidance from your peers. You’re efficient and nimble, with some great creative problem solving skills. You love to deliver outstanding work that meets and even exceeds client expectations. 

If your heart's pounding just thinking about the opportunity, we'd love to hear from you!

 

Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the creative lead, deliver both 2D and 3D motion graphics projects to a high standard
  • Contribute to the creative development process with ideas, R&D tests and research 
  • Create elements for all key production stages from design: style-frames, mood boards and storyboards; to asset creation: characters, environments, graphic devices and type; to animation
  • Maintain excellent, professional relationships with Skeleton’s clients, our internal team and freelancers
  • Present work in progress in a timely manner, for peer review 
  • Work to project schedules and deliver exceptional work.

 

What you'll bring to the table

  • 4 years + agency experience in motion graphics
  • The ability to design, create assets and animate in 2D and 3D such as characters and vector graphics/ illustrations
  • The ability to create style frames, concept mood boards and storyboards
  • Strong illustration capabilities
  • Capability in design layout and typography
  • Strong knowledge of Cinema 4D and external renderer Redshift; along with compositing in After Effects
  • Proficiency in After Effects. Comfortable in using and manipulating third party plugins such as the Trapcode Suite
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create animation assets and artwork
  • Capability in 2D character design and animation, a plus
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • The ability to manipulate audio, edit music tracks and add sound design using Premiere Pro or Adobe Audition

 

Personal Attributes

  • Be passionate about motion graphics and have a real drive to create great work
  • Be up to date on the latest design trends and be curious and inspired to explore new creative possibilities
  • Be confident and self-assured and comfortable presenting your ideas to both Skeleton’s internal team as well as to clients
  • Be personable and enjoy working in a team
  • Be adaptable and receptive to mentorship and guidance from peers
  • Be proactive, agile and organised - even under pressure
  • A sense of humour is always a plus ;-)

What we're offering

Salary

TBC dependent on experience

A personal training budget of £500 per year that will complement your personal development plan

Joint-funded workplace pension

Annual Leave

25 days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holidays)

 

Other Cool Stuff

Hybrid working model (we're still figuring this out post-Covid)

Access to over 300 offers and discounts via Perkbox including:

A Free monthly cinema ticket

A Free weekly coffee

Free mobile phone insurance

Regular social events

Christmas & Summer parties (Covid dependant)

Company book-club

Early 5 pm finish on Fridays

Professional development pathways

Mental wellbeing encouraged and supported

Terms & Conditions

Subject to a 3-month probationary period


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