Motion Graphics Designer / Videographer


Burlington, ON
Canada

Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Job Description
The Prodigy design team is looking for a Motion Designer / Video Producer who specializes in bringing brand experiences to life through video. The ideal candidate will be a well-versed animator and designer, with experience designing for performance metrics and optimizing for digital engagement. You are known for your fine-tuned aesthetic, insights on current trends, and experience designing for digital. You’re a proactive problem-solver and natural collaborator. You want to push the limits and go beyond the expected.

In this role, you will be directly responsible for the ideation and creation of compelling branded video content and experiences. You will be working with designers, project managers, and content marketers on project requirements, scoping, ideation, scripting, storyboarding, and creation.
Job Requirements
Responsibilities:

Manage and create video projects from ideation to delivery (including scripting)
Work with designers, copywriters, content marketers, data analysts and others
Solve end-to-end visual problems with an eye on brand and data
Adjust and prep assets from Adobe Illustrator and Sketch for use in After Effects
Animate a variety of styles and techniques in 2D
Create final video and motion designs to a high standard
Project management, ensuring all elements are delivered on time
Creating and maintaining a motion design language across all video communications

Within Three Months:

Become comfortable with our brand and our design guidelines
Meet with various team members to learn about their video needs
Collaborate with other designers to improve our overall design
Create and release your first video projects

Beyond Three Months:

Manage video projects end to end
Use your expertise to help stakeholders define their video projects
Expand our design guidelines to include motion and video
Help define a vision for how video and motion can enhance our brand

Qualifications:

An online portfolio or demo reel that demonstrates strong video production, visual design, and 2D motion design capabilities
Experience producing short, high-quality product videos, animated explainers, interviews, and/or tutorials
Experience in every stage of the process (ideation, scripting, storyboarding, shooting, animating, etc)
Strong ability to think both conceptually and technically on projects from conception to execution and delivery
Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas, strategies, and pitch ideas, but also able and happily willing to accept feedback
Strong ability to multitask and handle lots of moving variables and pieces across collaborative projects and timelines in a fast-paced environment
Social media savvy, need to have a deep understanding of Facebook videos
Excellent attention to detail
Advanced experience with After Effects
Experience staging and shooting live video
Understanding of current trends in design, music, and tech

Bonus points for:

Experience running A/B tests and analyzing data to measure the success of your projects and make iterations when needed
Illustration skills are a strong plus
Ability to voice-over your own videos
A love for learning!