We’re hiring – Motion Designer – Designhouse

We are looking for a motion designer to join our busy studio. Your role is to support the studios video & animation capability by designing and producing motion graphics work that meets and exceeds expectations and strategic objectives.
We are a fun, close-knit team based in Aldwych, Central London, with great clients ranging from multinationals to smaller, family-owned businesses.
The ideal candidate will have a strong video & animation background and skills, able to work from established storyboards but also develop new ones and have an exceptional understanding of storytelling techniques.

What we’re looking for

  • Previous experience as a 2D motion graphics professional within an agency, creative studio or broadcast/commercial
  • Advanced knowledge of After Effects, Premier Pro, Illustrator
  • A proactive, confident designer with strong organisation and time management skills
  • A thorough understanding of motion design workflows
  • A keen eye for detail and creative flair for motion design
  • An ability to work creatively within brand guidelines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to both internal and external stakeholders
  • A passionate interest the motion design industry trends and software plugins

Further responsibilities include:

  • Design and produce 2D video & animation graphics in response to client briefs
  • Develop concepts/creative treatments, produce storyboards and style-frames
  • Be comfortable using existing artworked assets/graphics and integrating them into storyboards and final videos/animations.
  • Act as a brand guardian (from a motion perspective) on behalf of our clients
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on brief, on time and on budget
  • Liaise and communicate clearly with stakeholders, both internally and client side
  • Work with (and part of) the wider team including in-house staff and external freelancers and contractors

Working hours are 9.30am-6pm, Monday to Friday from our studio

Please get in touch for more details or if you think this could be the role for you, submit your CV, cover letter and motion design portfolio.

In your cover letter, please state:

  • Your remuneration expectations;
  • When you would be able to start and/or your notice period
  • Any previous experience you feel is relevant to this role

We regret that, due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact candidates who have not been successful in securing an interview, and we thank you for your understanding.

To apply for the position, please send a full CV and portfolio to: jemima.walters@designhouse.co.uk