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Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

by Info-Tech Research Group

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Dec 06, 2022
Info-Tech Research Group

Job Description

Motion Graphics Designer/Animator



Info-Tech Research Group is the world's fastest growing IT Research and Advisory company. We are looking for a talented motion graphics artist to create and deliver animated designs and visuals to elevate brand and product awareness for our website, social channels, and video assets. In this role, you will assist the Art Director and/or Manager of Production by employing your design and motion graphics expertise to make social, and video projects come to life. Your responsibilities might include (but are not limited to) animated thought models, social gifs, branded animations for stage/live events, opening title sequences for video segments, and animated openings/backgrounds for video products. 

First and foremost, you’re a creative designer with a flair for bringing sophisticated, eye-catching movement to engage viewers and captivate them with a cohesive brand vision and professional polish.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Take a leading role in the planning and execution of motion graphics assets to support new or existing designs and products. 
  • Create, adapt, and/or manipulate motion graphics (using After Effects) and other programs to convey appropriate product messaging in a fluid manner for website, social campaigns, and videos. 
  • Create supporting video assets including title cards, logo animations, and lower thirds in collaboration with the Design and Video departments.  
  • Follow internal production protocols to ensure compliance with various requirements and reporting methods. 
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, video producers, marketing, social media managers, researchers, and executives. 
  • Ensure a consistent tone and “voice” that aligns with the company’s brand. 


Education and Experience:

  • College or university training with a minimum of 7 years hands-on experience in motion graphics creation.  
  • Adept at creating, incorporating, and manipulating motion graphics/animations with stock music to make video elements
  • more compelling and engaging 
  • Proven ability to work cross-team and incorporate feedback from stakeholders while managing workloads effectively. 
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines and deliver error-free creative content.  
  • Experience working in an agile, market-driven company is an asset 


Must Have Skills & Design Chops:

  • Highly proficient in Adobe After Effects, Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, and Illustrator in a Mac environment. 
  • A strong foundation in Graphic Design fundamentals, including composition, hierarchy, colour, and typography. Animation and compositing. 
  • All facets of motion graphics; creating and manipulating 2D and 3D animations, determining emotion, understanding timing, anticipation, scene staging and visual appeal.


Nice to have:

  • Experience in Cinema4D, Blender, or Maya. 
  • Familiarity with Jira project management software is an asset. 
  • Storyboarding experience is an asset. 
  • Keen eye for minute visual details. 
  • Communicate clearly and effectively through video and animations to articulate business concepts and goals.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision at times. 
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational abilities. 

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