Junior Motion Graphics Designer

Job Purpose

Intermission exists to bring inspiration and innovation to entertainment campaigns that excite audiences around the world. Interdisciplinary in our approach and international in our outlook, we speak over ten languages, have offices in four countries and extensive experience across all aspects of the industry. We find solutions. We promote inclusion. We strive for progression. We are passionate about creating connections with all audiences everywhere.

The creative role of Junior Motion Graphics Designer will be responsible for working with a team of designers led by the Head of Motion Design creating graphics for trailers, digital outdoor, social media, feature and TV title sequences. You will need to be primarily skilled in 2D design/animation with knowledge and experience in rotoscoping and compositing, with an interest in 3D modelling/animation and a desire and passion to continually improve and develop.

This is a highly collaborative role with many opportunities to get involved with everything going on, learn new things, maybe teach us a few, and most importantly make your creative mark. You will be joining a company of like-minded individuals and are expected to be self-motivated, take your work seriously and personally, whilst knowing how to work as part of the group.

Please note, this role is based on-site in our Manhattan office.

 

KEY TASKS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES​
  • Using Creative Cloud applications to execute a job
  • Creatively interpreting set project briefs
  • Research and development
  • Putting together mood boards and presentations
  • Brainstorming and collaborating with producers, editors, and creative directors
  • Assisting with research and development of projects; sharing exciting new creative references with the team
  • Problem-solving and coming up with creative solutions to new challenges
  • Working to deadlines and communicating with producers regarding timelines
  • Keeping up to date with design trends and developing and learning new skills and software
  • Filling weekly timesheet by recording daily time spent per individual projects
  • Assisting the team with project and asset management and archiving
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS​
  • Creative thinking, curiosity and passion for Motion Design and 2D Animation
  • An understanding of Motion Design workflows across trailers, socials, opening title sequences and idents, and wider post-production workflows
  • Strong organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Good level in After Effects
  • Tracking, rotoscoping and composting
  • Good time management with the ability to manage several projects simultaneously and keep a level head under pressure in a reactive environment with quick turnaround times
  • Collaborative with the ability to work well as part of a team and create strong working relationships
  • A calm and professional manner
  • A proactive problem solver with a flexible and adaptable approach
  • Fast learner and adaptable
  • Focused and self-motivated

 

Desirable Skills

  • Relevant degree (technical or related creative field)
  • Other Creative Cloud applications (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, etc.)
  • Cinema 4D
  • Mocha

 

This job description is not exhaustive and is liable to review following discussion with the job holder. The job holder will be expected to undertake any other reasonable duties as required and commensurate with the job.

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we value. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage, and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Application records will be kept on file for 12 months after which point, they will be deleted. If you would like your details removed from our system sooner, please email jobs@intermissionfilm.com with the subject heading ‘remove details’.

Job Type:

Permanent, full-time

Application Deadline:

Flexible

Start Date:

Flexible

How to apply:

To apply please email a CV and covering statement to jobs@intermissionfilm.com, outlining why your skills and experience make you a good fit for this vacancy.

Candidates must currently be eligible to live and work in the US.