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Senior Motion Graphics Artist

Post Production

London, UK

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Overview of role

A Senior Motion Graphics Artist should be skilled, motivated, have creative vision and a technical understanding of Adobe AfterEffects, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

Candidates must have extensive experience working across 2D and 3D projects.

Strong communication and team playing skills are a must, along with experience working on high-end advertising and VFX projects.

Candidates must have extensive and recent experience working with clients-primarily Directors and Agency Creatives/Producers from initial meetings through to final delivery.

Candidates may be required to attend shoots both here in the UK and abroad and supervise animation requirements on set. 

He/she must be able to break-down and quote on complex animation projects and confident to suggest other routes for the creative to work within the client’s budget.

Key responsibilities

Operations:

Extensive experience using the Adobe suite (After Effects, Photoshop Illustrator) to produce static and motion graphics

Ability to use Cinema 4D is of great appeal

Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for visually arresting graphics - from gifs to full graphics-led videos, as well as elements for TV output

Ability to conceptualise, visualise, design and animate design solutions to a high standard against tight deadlines

Exceptional skills in Design, Motion Graphics and Compositing

Excellent typographical and layout skills with an eye for composition, colour and fonts

Ability to produce polished and appropriate design solutions for 2D and 3D projects

A creative opportunist up for trying new ideas and thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts

Managing and mentoring junior artists within the team

Working alongside the production team and making amends where needed

Strong aesthetic sensibility, good use of colour

Familiar with typical pipeline issues in a post-production environment

Confident in the visual exploration of abstract concepts

Strong communication skills are critical. Must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail in a fast-paced production environment

Self-motivated problem solver

    Client:

    Have the ability to deal with client issues quickly and effectively, seeking assistance when required.

    Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, providing assistance and advice as and when required.

    Ability to communicate effectively with clients.

    Confidently engage with clients in pre-production meetings offering advice & solutions on how to achieve best results.

      People:

      Take responsibility for own learning and development

      Liaising with all levels of management and staff

      Mentoring and training junior artists.

      Finance:

      Will be required to break down and quote on complex VFX projects

      employer

      Big Buoy

      position

      Senior Motion Graphics Artist

      contract

      Permanent

      category

      Post Production

      skills

      Animator