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Motion Graphics / Character Animator


Mar 14, 2018

Central London


Agent: Jonny F.

Job #: 130116

Job Description

Motion Graphics / Character Animator


Salary - £30K-£40K

Location - Central London

Start Date - ASAP/Notice Period


Our client are a small, independent agency based in Central London that specialise in creative solutions for clients in the healthcare market. With a focus on providing relative and actionable creative solutions, our client are looking to increase their video offering with a top Motion Graphics Designer with a speciality in character animation and rigging.


Role Description


Our client are looking for a talented Motion Graphics Designer / Character Animator with proven experience in a creative environment working on various video briefs. While our client are looking for a strong all round 2D Motion Graphics Designer, the key focus of this role will be around character animation, from concept and design through to rigging, animation and final upload. The chosen candidate will be responsible for designing and animating characters to be used in video content, from informational films to adverts and online content. You will be working as a crucial member of the creative team, collaborating to produce content of the highest quality.


The majority of this position will cover 2D Design using After Effects, but a knowledge and interest in 3D Design will be of benefit. While our client are looking for someone with excellent hands on design and creative skills, company culture puts a real focus on the idea and message behind a creative solution. They are looking for a candidate that shares this ethos and is able to contribute beyond the realms of hands on skills.


Skills & Experience


Our client are looking for an established Motion Graphics / Character Animator with 4-7 years experience within a creative environment, whether that be in an agency or studio. Someone with excellent hands on video skills and After Effects animations with particular attention on character animations. The chosen candidate will be a collaborative team member comfortable working both in a team and autonomously.


Other Skills Include:


  • Excellent proficiency in Adobe CS (particularly After Effects & Illustrator)


  • Character Design & Animation experience inc. Rigging


  • Knowledge of Editing Software like Premiere Pro


  • Hands on drawing skills


  • Team player comfortable working in group ideation sessions


  • Confident and willing to present to peers


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


**Please note that all applications must be accompanied with a showreel

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