Animator (Motion Graphics Designer)

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Merrimack, NH

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Full-Time

Overview: <div id="field2_left" class=""> <div class="content" data-ng-bind-html="field.content | trustAsHtml"> <div>The Animator conceptualizes, boards, pitches, and executes design solutions through 2D and 3D animation for external and internal campaigns. Showcasing a variety of design and animation styles, the Animator effectively communicates concepts and ideas to the design team and to the Creative Director. He/She collaborates with Sr. Video Producer, Design team, and Marketing team to maintain brand consistency across all platforms. Maintains awareness of current industry standards and techniques.</div> </div> </div> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 167px; top: 26px;">&nbsp;</div> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 167px; top: 26px;">&nbsp;</div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ability to work quickly and iteratively</li> <li>Adaptable with the ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities</li> <li>Interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with all levels of the organization</li> <li>Conceptual with the ability to conceive mentally, formulate ideas, use imagination to achieve results</li> <li>Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to proofread for accuracy</li> <li>Logic Pro X experience a plus</li> <li>You may be required to provide samples of your work</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -771px; top: -20px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or equivalent preferred</li> <li>Six years experience in advanced animation skills in both 2 and 3D</li> <li>Advanced knowledge in all relevant software and hardware tools, media formats and technical specification to include: <ul> <li>Maxon Cinema 4D or equivalent 3D authoring program</li> <li>After Effects CC</li> <li>Photoshop CC</li> <li>Illustrator CC</li> <li>macOS High Sierra / Windows 10</li> <li>Rendering and video conversion</li> </ul> </li> <li>Knowledge in color correction, video editing, audio editing, and digital photography</li> <li>Staying current with design and technology trends</li> <li>Intermediate Microsoft Office skills</li> <li>Strong organizational and time management skills</li> <li>Strong design and typography skills with an eye for the details</li> <li>Advanced presentation skills with ability to deliver projects to cross functional teams</li> <li>Working knowledge of requirements gathering, building project schedules and creating project budgets</li> </ul>