Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

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Motion graphic designer provides polished InDesign page layouts, and compelling Photoshop/Illustrator imagery.

Motion Graphic Designer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective motion graphic designer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included motion graphic designer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Create digital content assets (gifs, animations, infographics, illustrations ) that can be used and shared across social platforms (instagram, snapchat, vine, etc)
Experienced with working in a variety of video specs including PAL, NTSC, various codecs, quicktime, mxf files
Create and deliver motion graphics in various media including web, mobile
Ability to propose, plan, design, and present a full range of high-impact motion graphics
Review scripts, storyboards and attend brainstorming sessions to plan for shoots and how to support the storyline with motion editing and design
Conceptualize and storyboard videos
Review final product with users
Have a working understanding of grid use, typography and hierarchy of information
Collaborate with senior designers, art directors, creative director and VP to drive the quality of design solutions for business partners
Create electronic mechanicals on the latest Mac software and platforms

Motion Graphic Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Motion Graphic Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the motion graphic designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Graphic Design, Design, Animation, Education, Art, Fine Arts, Associates, Military, Multimedia, Video Production

Skills for Motion Graphic Designer

Desired skills for motion graphic designer include:

Photoshop
After Effects
Illustrator
Adobe After Effects
Current industry trends and techniques
Cinema 4D
Mac OSX and digital workflows
Photoshop and Illustrator
Premiere
Adobe Creative Suite

Desired experience for motion graphic designer includes:

Must have at least 5 years experience in motion graphic design and print
Must be familiar with video enconding, working with different compression codecs
Must be able to manage and direct outside vendors
Must have the ability to increase quality and productivity within department
Must be skillful at interacting between various departments, clients and vendors
Must be willing to work in Burlington, MA

Motion Graphic Designer Examples

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Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of motion graphic designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for motion graphic designer
  • Stay up to date with technology, new software knowledge and proper prepress and online (color optimization) preparation
  • Prepare all necessary files for final release via to printers/service bureaus, online production
  • Be accountable across all levels for adhering to project timelines, account team support and service, and collaboration among all team members
  • Take initiative and prioritize tasks
  • Take direction from the VP, creative director, art directors and all assigned stakeholders
  • Partner with print buyers and production team to adhere to standards in color quality, preflight process
  • Participate in the creative/direction process with the VP, design and copy teams
  • Through their manager, understand business partners’ strategies and objectives
  • Stay abreast of design trends in the visual communication industry
  • Create graphics for newscast, reporter pkgs and/or vo for daily turns
Qualifications for motion graphic designer
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines in a live TV environment
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in motion graphic/broadcast design
  • 7 or more years design experience is required, experience in broadcast motion graphics design
  • 3D design skills (either C4D 3DS or Maya) is a plus but not required
  • Must have a solid reel that demonstrates skills and abilities listed above
  • Required working to extensive knowledge and experience using the following programs
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Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a motion graphic designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for motion graphic designer
  • Perform other duties when needed
  • Designs graphic elements for Remote Truck, MICR, and Studio Production
  • Creates logos and elements for Ad Sales, New Media, and Production
  • Assists on air promotions in implementing graphic elements
  • Work independently with internal teams and clients to manage complex projects
  • Create highly engaging complex animations for a diverse array of media
  • Manage various design projects across our brand portfolio
  • Design motion graphic assets across social and OOH platforms
  • Develop presentation decks for the division
  • Manage acquired social artwork assets
Qualifications for motion graphic designer
  • Must present a professional demeanor and be able to work and participate effectively within a team environment independently
  • Must possess at least Diploma, in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia, Architecture or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in digital creative execution
  • Passionate about TV is a must!
  • An awareness of commercial realities and a confidence in dealing with people at all levels of the organization
  • Organizational skills and discipline with process and procedures
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Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a motion graphic designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for motion graphic designer
  • Maintain stock photography and font library archive
  • Manage the finishing and quality check of press ready files
  • Work with operations, production, creative marketing and servicing/delivery managers to establish the work pipeline
  • Edit a variety of video styles
  • Must show a willingness to learn and better understand the healthcare industry, the Envision Healthcare brands and how they align across the continuum of care
  • Designs motion graphic elements for marketing campaigns
  • Video Edits from assembly to completion, while working in collaboration with Lead Producer of Marketing
  • Drives innovation for marketing projects and the game/team experience by concepting ideas and supporting a collaborative atmosphere that nurtures “green-light thinking.”
  • Shoots, produces, and assists with on-location productions with players, fans, and talent
  • Participates and brings ideas independently and during designated brainstorm sessions
Qualifications for motion graphic designer
  • Help communicate our solutions with impact
  • Help our consultants simplify complex ideas, visualize data and tell compelling stories using a range of media
  • Provide collateral for our regional activities that brings our brand to life
  • Work collaboratively with the virtual global design team in Sydney and London as we "follow the sun" to deliver design projects for our clients
  • Work as part of the team to improve our design services and stretch our levels of creativity and innovation
  • Produce inspiring concepts, ideas and tools for our design agency services using every aspect of creative design, both print and digital
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Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a motion graphic designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for motion graphic designer
  • Seeks training and feedback and encourages others to do the same
  • Continually researches current equipment, software, pop-culture events, music, and trending topics
  • Quickly executes ideas to action
  • Steps in and performs tasks as requested
  • Exhibits team-player mentality
  • Marketing to promote tickets sales for Cavs, Monsters, Gladiators, and retail
  • Understanding of importance of brand guidelines across TV, radio, print, and outdoor campaigns
  • Considers how to cross-promote all Quicken Loans Arena organizations across all events and platforms
  • Contributes video and non-video related ideas to campaigns
  • Seeks new opportunities to market events at Quicken Loans Arena
Qualifications for motion graphic designer
  • Bachelor’s degree in discipline-related field with 7+ yrs
  • Ability to cleanly Chroma key backgrounds
  • Great storyteller and problem solver
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, continuity, compositing, sound design and editing
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and art direction
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously meeting aggressive project deadlines
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Motion Graphic Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a motion graphic designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for motion graphic designer
  • Understands the NBA, AHL and AFL providing creative ideas on how to integrate pop culture into Quicken Loans Arena events
  • Contributes new perspectives and ideas on how to improve QTV
  • Acts as game night producer/game night assistant on designated event nights as requested
  • Prioritizes a supportive role in the development of the QTV team
  • Focuses on supporting the growth of quality, depth and capabilities of our production team, enhancing our creative capabilities and driving innovation
  • Promotes the overall high expectation of quality for all QTV productions
  • Participates in event/project feedback sessions
  • Assumes additional responsibilities to ensure successful management of QTV resources
  • Assisting in game day production responsibilities which will frequently require working nights and weekends
  • Provides and conducts training to QTV team members in areas of expertise as needed
Qualifications for motion graphic designer
  • Fluency in Adobe AfterFX, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Delivery of videos and finished media to multiple outlets using Fetch FTP program
  • Knowledge of equipment and computer troubleshooting
  • Candidates should have at least two years experience across a wide range of production and post-production tasks diverse portfolio that demonstrates ability to produce high quality, engaging content
  • Experience with compositing with live footage, tracking and keying
  • Able to work to specifications and tight deadlines

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