7 July 2021 We're hiring

We're Hiring: Motion Designer Midweight

We're hiring! If you're a passionate and talented Midweight Motion Designer, we want to talk to you. We're seeking two Midweight designers to join our busy-in-house team and help grow our outstanding portfolio of work.

We're hiring again...!

Looking for room to grow in an ambitious creative agency?   

Skeleton has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented Midweight Motion Designer with a strong and varied design skill-set, to join our cracking in-house design team.

With the support of your fellow team, you’ll flex your creativity across each project from concept to completion.

Details on how to apply are below. Alternatively, if you know someone who you think might be perfect for the role, please share this post with them.

Details on how to apply are below. Alternatively, if you know someone who you think might be perfect for the role, please share this post with them.

About us

Hi. We’re Skeleton, a video content agency that helps ambitious brands from all over the globe do remarkable things with video. With smart thinking and bold creative, 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.

We're a supportive, close-knit team of specialists who are always pushing to create world-changing work through creative collaboration. And we’re not a bunch of egos, we just really like what we do.

About the role

As a key member of our creative team, you’ll use your strong motion graphics skills to create video content that you can be proud of. Your ability to draw inspiration from the world around you is important in this role; as is presenting your ideas to the team and clients with confidence and clarity.

With support from the team, you’ll be involved in each project from early creative development stages to delivery - with plenty of opportunities to hone and develop your skills.

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 individually as well as part of a team; and actively seek feedback and guidance from your peers. You’re nimble and resourceful, with fantastic problem solving skills. You love to deliver remarkable work that meets and even exceeds client expectations. 

If you’re excited  just thinking about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you! Read on for more detail and how to apply.

Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • With support from the department head, deliver 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 creative content.

What you'll bring to the table
  • 4 years + agency experience in motion graphics
  • The ability to design, animate in 2D and create assets 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

Personal Attributes

  • Be passionate about motion graphics and video
  • Have a real drive to create work you can be proud of
  • Be up to date on the latest design trends and curious to explore new creative possibilities
  • Inspire other team members with your ideas
  • Be confident and comfortable presenting your ideas to the team and clients
  • Be personable and enjoy working in a team
  • Be resourceful, flexible and organised
  • Be a great problem solver
  • A sense of humour is always a plus ;-)

What we're offering

Salary
  • Salary TBC dependent on experience
  • Joint-funded workplace pension
  • Hybrid working model
  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holidays)
  • Access to over 300 offers and discounts via Perkbox
  • Professional development pathways
  • A personal training budget of £500 per year to complement your personal development plan
  • Mental well being encouraged and supported
  • Regular social events
  • Christmas & Summer parties (Covid dependant)
  • Company book-club
  • Early 5 pm finish on Fridays
  • Subject to a 3-month probationary period

 

Terms & Conditions

Subject to a 3-month probationary period

 

HOW TO APPLY

Complete the application form here: APPLY NOW


Written by Merrin Jensen

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