3D Animator / Motion Graphics Designer

Job Title: 3D / Motion Graphics Designer

Reporting to: Digital Director

Location: Northampton

JOB ROLE

We require a talented, motivated and enthusiastic 3D / Motion Graphics Designer to deliver new innovative and contemporary animations and motion graphics as part of the digital team.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and deliver innovative and contemporary work that includes:
    • Create bespoke 3D animations & motion graphics using C4D and AE
    • Create animated content for live action and video programmes
    • Editing of content
    • Audio editing
    • Authoring and encoding of solutions
    • Storyboarding and animatic design and production
    • Conceptual design and moodboard development
    • Innovate and inspire team with knowledge of software, hardware and latest techniques
    • Helping to produce technical and design specification and guide costs for proposals and quotations
    • Work with the animation team to help develop the company’s products and services
  • The role will require you to produce high quality animations and motion gx
  • A key part of your role will be working with and supporting the Lead Animator, Digital Director and in house Producers and external customers, maintaining professional communication and working practises
  • Providing excellent customer service and maintaining the excellent reputation we have built up over the years – be polite, courteous and helpful
  • Being responsible for calculating project timescales, meeting delivery deadlines and managing your personal workflow
  • Help to ensure that design projects are delivered within budget and on time
  • Ensure you are punctual, organised, dressed appropriately and deliver Outlooks core values at all times
  • Be diligent and check your work for grammar and technical mistakes before submitting it to clients/producers for approval

 

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Design team to ensure cross fertilisation of ideas and techniques
  • Provide support to rest of Digital team and lead by example
  • Innovate and embrace new design techniques and technologies to help keep our designs / solutions relevant and valuable
  • Improve knowledge through personnel research, web, magazines, exhibitions, training,
    networking etc
  • Compare and assess our designs against the competition to ensure we are top of our game at all times
  • Follow the mantra that ‘if you wouldn’t put it in your portfolio it is not good enough for our clients’

OUTLOOKS BRAND VALUES

  • Creativity
  • Commitment
  • Collaboration
  • Motivation

 

EDUCATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

You will need to be a confident, creative problem solver with a great attitude and be able to demonstrate the following skills within your development portfolio:

  • Minimum 2 years commercial experience with AfterFX, Premiere, Final Cut and a 3D package of Cinema 4D, Lightwave, Maya or 3D Studio Max
  • Strong and impressive showreel that demonstrates your abilities in 3D and motiongraphics
  • Design Degree or equivalent education
  • Microsoft Office
    • Word = Standard Level
    • Excel = Standard level
    • Outlook = Standard level
    • PowerPoint = Advanced level
  • Presentation & Communication Skills
    • Spoken = Advanced Level
    • Written = Standard level
    • Grammar / Spelling = Standard level

 

Benefits

  • Bonus scheme linked to profit share
  • Company Pension
  • Option of Health care cover

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a full service digital communications agency with great prospects for future growth and development.

Email CV and samples of your work to Jason@outlook.co.uk

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Jason Farmer

Digital Director
jason@outlook.co.uk

5 REASONS to work for Outlook

01.

Great company

02.

Great people

03.

Great clients

04.

Great location

05.

The Friday Treat!