Motion Graphics Designer

  • 3-5 Year
  • Toronto
  •   Posted On: August 17, 2018
  •   Skills:  3D Max, Animation, Compositing, Designing, Photoshop

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities


Work with Art Directors and Digital Producers to understand the project scope and objectives

Partner with other interactive team members to brainstorm and create concepts, storyboards, motion design and audio mixing

Meticulous attention to detail is required to ensure awareness and adherence to client image and brand guidelines, deadlines and design standards

Processing, editing and post-production of video and images and colour correction

Creating 2D and 3D animations for social media, company advertising and branding campaigns

Proven skills of working with a singular brand across multiple touch points / campaigns

Must be flexible and able to work under pressure with extremely tight deadlines

Continuously discover and implement new editing techniques and industry best practices to maximize efficiency and deliver best-in-class work

Maintain current understanding of new/cutting edge software/technologies, plug-ins, tools, features, techniques, trends or styles in order to maintain an innovative offering of multimedia solutions.

Incorporate sound, music, dialogues, graphics and effects

Maintain and follow best practices for versioning control, naming convention and organization of digital files

Performs other duties as assigned


Must provide a demo reel which indicates your contributions to each piece and clearly shows your skill levels

A degree or certificate in Motion Design and/or 4-6 years of work experience in a digital agency or motion graphics studio environment

Proficient with Adobe After Effects CC– primary motion design tool (with efficient workflow habits) – a strong sense of timing, movement and kinetic typography, post compositing and visual design are required, as well as knowledge of the built-in effects and experience with the standard 3rd party plugins such as those by Trapcode, Red Giant and Video Copilot. – writing and/or using expressions a bonus

Utilize Adobe Photoshop and illustrator– comfortable with the layers panel, colour correction and retouching tools and have a good understanding of the use of Layer Comps are additional assets

Familiar with export/render compression and codec settings

Cinema 4D – Essentials: Animates well using Mograph objects and effectors with a good procedural workflow – strong with 3D camera animations –works well with animation timeline – materials and shaders, lighting and rendering. Nice-to haves: Xparticles, turbulenceFD, Realflow, Xpresso and Python

Thrives in a team environment, with the ability to work independently

Approachable, positive and innovative personality

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