DigitasLBi

Assoc Dir, Motion Designer

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-25649
# Positions
1
New York

Overview

Associate Director, Motion Designer, Snacktory

 

Become a Creative at DigitasLBi, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape.

 

The Snacktory is a specialized creative and production group within DigitasLBi Studios. Our mission: transform our clients' existing content into eye-popping videos, visually compelling infographics and more. 

 

To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Associate Director, Motion Designer – someone who can work alongside our team of writers, editors, designers, animators and producers to generate unique visual assets that make today's fickle audiences sit up and take notice. Sound like you? Read on.

 

What you’ll do:  

 

As Associate Director, you’ll manage a steady stream of requests from multiple clients looking for high-quality, intelligent, creative design and motion. Our process is streamlined to let our creative team do what they do best, and the ability to work independently is critical.

 

 

Day-to-day, your role includes:

  • Quickly and clearly communicating timelines and work effort to producers
  • Absorbing complex source material and helping to clarify it through design and motion
  • Managing time efficiently while switching gears between different clients with various looks and feels
  • Providing creative input on all initial scripts
  • Collaborating with video editors to rapidly concept and execute animations that work alongside live-action footage
  • Assisting producers in managing motion designers as they organize and prepare projects
  • Being creative and able to own the visual direction/concept
  • Maintaining a brand’s visual standards while pushing the creative envelope

 

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • Four-year degree or equivalent post experience
  • 7-9 years in a post-production environment with a high volume content practice
  • A portfolio of design and animation work for clients big and/or small, especially across demanding industries such as technology, finance and healthcare
  • Ability to support video editors to source footage and still photography
  • Creativity and innovative problem solving skills required
  • Strong knowledge of related technology and systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and creative sensibility
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud software suite; Final Cut Pro a plus
  • Expert knowledge of C4D, After Effects and Premiere

 

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

 

About DigitasLBi

We’ve got 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – such as Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day.

 

On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’ve also got tons of perks that we’re proud to offer – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 15, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate the people who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

 

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.

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