Lead Motion Designer

London, UK
MagicLab – Design
Full-time
We are looking for a pro-active, confident lead motion designer with excellent communication skills, with experience in leading projects. As a Lead Motion Designer, you will be part of an incredible team of illustrators and designers working with the brand, growth and product teams to deliver highly polished, engaging work for a variety of internal and external projects. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Leading and inspiring junior and middle-weight motion-designers. Setting the level of perfection. 
    • Video campaigns and assets creation – with opportunities to take the lead on art direction, concept development and storyboarding.
    • Editing and creating motion graphics for in-house,  external productions and digital campaigns.
    • Working on a variety of briefs creating high quality motion graphics sequences delivered to tight deadlines. Working closely with the rest of design/ video team on graphics for commercials, social assets and payed ads. 
    • Providing video support for the variety of creative projects the team tackle e.g. animated branding assets, video pitch presentations, animated social content etc.
    • Re-versioning existing elements for global territories and giving a creative input to develop the projects

Experience and Qualifications:

    • 3/5 + years' experience as a Motion Graphics Designer within a professional environment.
    • Understanding of production workflows in order to take the brief from conception to delivery
    • Ensure high quality standards in all deliverables. Maintain a high level of knowledge and familiarity with new content trends.
    • Skilled in  After Effects, Premier Pro.
    • A thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator
    • An outstanding portfolio showcasing exceptional pieces o VFX and editing work.
    • Good eye for the details like brand assets and guideline
    • Ability to establish and manage budgets
    • Hands-on video shooting skills
    • Drawing/ Storyboarding skills
    • Sketch, Lottie (Bodymovin)
    • VFX AE/ PP Plug-ins: Colorista, Red Giant Magic Bullet suite
    • Cinema 4d
    • Agency experience

Personal attributes and other requirements:

    • Outstanding attention to details
    • Self-motivated and collaborative team player
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
    • Positive, open personality