Motion is different at DesignStudio. It is as important as concept, as tone of voice, as the logo itself.

Brands in today’s world do not sit still and our motion team are there from the start of every project, collaborating from day one to impact how a brand will move.

Experts in our field, both technically and creatively: We don’t just roll out ideas. We conceptualise, strategise and work on a vast range of projects from brand film to digital pieces as well as social assets.

We are looking for an inspired, highly creative and energetic Middleweight Motion Designer to help drive this area of our work. Using your ability to construct wonderful and engaging stories, encouraging new narratives and pushing to go beyond current trends and constantly challenge the level of DS’s output.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • We are looking for someone with proven skills and competencies. You must have a portfolio demonstrating outstanding animation work. You must have a passion for design and show an ability to learn and develop.
  • Most likely you’ll have at least 2–3 years of industry experience.
  • You must have flexibility and willingness to work from the conceptual phase to delivery across multiple projects, crafting moving assets, films and other forms of animation.
  • Have a good understanding of design principles and work confidently with typography, photography, illustration and any kind of imagery necessary to produce animation.
  • Be able to implement traditional animation principles into branding and to come up with new unique overarching concepts to guide motion graphics.
  • Someone with strong people skills, you should be comfortable working as a team and confident to take part in interviews, workshops and interactions with clients. You will have proven ability to present clearly and show experience with internal and external presentations. Able to put an attractive and compelling presentation together.
  • Skills wise, you must have a high level of skill in After Effects and Adobe CC softwares. Experience with Cinema 4D and editing. Coding, colour grading, audio production, AR and VR are a bonus.

At DesignStudio, we know first-hand, excellent work comes from bringing great people together, from diverse backgrounds, stories and communities. We aim to make Meaningful Difference to brands, our industry and ultimately the wider world. And as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from anyone who might feel underrepresented in our industry. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use.