Art Director for Motion Graphics


Art Director for Motion Graphics

New York, NY 10036


Ricardo Whitely

Job Details




Art Director for Motion Graphics


Reports to: Content Director, Content Executive Producer


Direct Reports: Freelance Designers and Interns



·         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.




• 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  with "Motion Graphics" in the subject line. No phone calls or recruiters please.


May 1, 2017 -



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