Motion Designer

MOTION DESIGNER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

gyro is the Global Ideas Shop launched in May 2011. We are 600 creative minds strong, united by a single mission: to create ideas that are humanly relevant.

We bring together a myriad of talents, including visionaries, artists, strategists and experts across a range of disciplines, to fulfil this mission for our clients. We are bound by our core beliefs in open thinking, the desire to embrace change and the belief that great ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. We call this unconventional culture UNO. It celebrates inspiration, collaboration and mutual respect and it is what defines us.

As a vital part of gyro, you’ll be comfortable building the kind of closeness with others that means you know the punch lines to each other’s jokes, what everyone’s favourite pizza is and quite possibly share the stories that you shouldn’t. You will smile, even when it’s tough because you know you are not alone. We talk to each other, we work together and we share all the challenges and triumphs a creative life brings.

This is UNO.

 

If you choose to join us, this is what you will do while you are here:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and communicative candidate who works well within a feedback-oriented team environment with a positive attitude; dedication and willingness to work hard often under high production pressure. The Motion Designer will be focused on bringing content stories, interactive experiences and advertising initiatives to life. The candidate will work closely within gyro’s creative group to ideate, design, animate and implement breakthrough ideas using video.

The Motion Designer must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic, a vivid imagination and excellent communication skills. They should understand brand marketing objectives and proactively contribute to the evolution and success of the business by creatively bringing to life conceptual ideas using timeline-based programs and video storytelling.

The Designer should have the ability to create ideas and interpret verbal direction into visual beauty and adapt to different design styles while adhering to various brand guidelines. The Designer should be able to generate multiple distinct compositions while working within project schedules and deadlines. Quality and consistency is important as is successfully interpreting the client’s needs.

Tasks include: storyboarding, video editing, motion design, creating full length videos, product demos, concept videos, brand videos, archiving work, commercial spots, online webisodes, animations and even title sequences.

 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • 1-3+ yrs. relevant experience,
  • An expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite especially Premier and After Effects
  • 3D animation experience is a plus
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently to concept and create video stories
  • Ability to shoot and photograph as needed is a plus
  • Ability to deliver award winning creative design and concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in a client-facing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.