Job Title: Motion Graphics Artist - 2D/3D (Full Time)
Reports to: Creative Director
Are you looking for a job that will let you travel the world, making love to henchmen or henchwomen of nefarious villains before foiling their elaborate schemes? Then you might want to skip to the next job posting, or visit CIA.gov. BUT, if you’re looking for a new position that values creative thinking and a desire for taking the interesting, but not always easy, way out… then read on, my friend.
Big Teeth Productions, purveyor of video content for brands, agencies, and fictitious holidays is hiring a Motion Graphics Artist. This lucky, lucky individual will use their strengths in a variety of design and animation styles to further the goals of Big Teeth and its clients. This is an ideal position for someone with excellent art direction skills who can work with a team, but also take complete ownership over projects.
The Big Teeth environment is fast-paced, and easy-going. We look for people who don’t need to be micro-managed and have excellent decision-making skills. At the same time, our office is collaborative and benefits those interested in being part of a group who truly like each other and the dog, or dogs, who hang out here. Big Teeth is a growing company that provides its employees with the opportunity to make a huge impact on the direction and future of the company while also challenge themselves creatively. Clients include: Nokia, Edelman, Pepsico, Sesame Street, Orbitz, UIC & The Museum of Science & Industry.
Work with internal creative team to develop and pitch styleframes, storyboards, and motion tests
Fully animate projects using relevant software
Create motion graphics to be used with live-action footage including titles, lower thirds, and motion tracking text
Work with green-screen footage to key out and put in new background
Oversee the work of freelancers and junior designers/animators
Expert skills with Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly AE, Photoshop, Illustrator
Skills with 3D software, primarily Cinema 4D is preferred
Enjoys playing a major role within a smaller group (not a tiny cog in a big wheel)
Knows how to juggle multiple responsibilities and prioritize projects
Ability to develop and execute his/her own ideas
Can communicate well with clients and other team members
A desire to learn more and constantly improve his/her skills
A good attitude and work ethic, but also able to have fun with co-workers
Has 3-5 years’ experience with some combination of art direction, design, and animation.
An undergraduate degree is a plus, but not required
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