Art Director for Motion Graphics

JOBS

Art Director for Motion Graphics

AKA NYC
New York, NY 10036
US

CONTACT NAME

Ricardo Whitely

Job Details

CATEGORY

Design

TITLE

Art Director for Motion Graphics

DESCRIPTION

Reports to: Content Director, Content Executive Producer

 

Direct Reports: Freelance Designers and Interns

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Conceptualize, storyboard, present to client, and play a large role in executing high quality gfx projects for a range of TV advertising and online applications.

·         Strive for original, innovative and relevant design and provide impactful motion graphics solutions.

·         Advertising and broadcast experience, color, and title safe, etc.

·         Work alongside a talented team of art directors, copywriters, editors, and producers.

·         Take a project from initial concept through testing, the production/post process, to final delivery under the agency directing team.

·         Deliver on commitments and meet all internal / external deadlines, with an eye to building and bringing compositions to a final and finished look in a timely manner.

·         Coordinate with external artists, third party vendors and motion graphics freelancers.

·         Responsible for execution and quality control of all motion design work on assigned accounts.

·         Collaborate with Directors, Designers and Production Artists working on your accounts to maintain brand consistency.

·         Responsible for taking and questioning brief effectively from Content Director/Creative Director/Art Director, and adjusting/adapting designs in response to feedback and project evaluation.

·         Responsible for delivering both conceptual and production projects.

·         Be commercially aware. Time vs. profit.

·         Assist with overseeing Content Department interns.

·         Nurture and train any Junior Motion Designers and interns as assigned to your accounts.

·         Keep up to date on technological trends and aesthetic innovations in the field of motion graphics, including the introduction of new techniques and software.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• At least 3 years work experience as a creative motion designer.

• Ability to articulate and create complex ideas and bring them to life in motion.

• A conceptual thinker with the confidence to be able to pitch ideas both to the team and clients.

• Dedication, flexibility, reliability, good organizational skills, and a high degree of responsibility.

• Advanced After Effects animation with plugin knowledge.

• Cinema 4D, high level animation quality, rendering and lighting (Physical Render) and Basic Modeling a plus.

• Applicant needs to be based in NYC.

 

Please include a cover letter, resume, and reel to careers@aka.nyc  with "Motion Graphics" in the subject line. No phone calls or recruiters please.

DURATION

May 1, 2017 -

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