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Animator Job Description

Content.co Editorial
Updated Sep 1, 2020

Here’s a job description template to help you attract the Animator you are looking for. Feel free to edit it to best suit your needs.

Company Introduction

This is where you make one of the first impressions with prospective hires. In this section, write a short, catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company culture, company size, key clients, company’s mission, and goals. As well as perks, benefits, office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else you think makes your company interesting. 

Job Description

As an Animator, you will be responsible for creating highly engaging complex animations for a diverse array of media, including smartphones, tablets, and the web. You will be working with the design and illustration team, aiding with the creation of assets, then bringing them to life and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Collaborate with designers, illustrators, and instructional designers. • Create engaging complex animations for different media.
• Assist in the creation of animation storyboards.
• Prepare conceptual layouts for the animation project.
• Actively participate in brainstorming sessions to come up with new design perspectives and ideas.
• Provide realistic timelines for each part of the process.
• Assist in the selection of applicable audio, graphic, and animation styles for each project.
• Encoding, converting, editing videos, and adding effects/elements to enhance motion graphics.
• Work with the design and illustration team with photo editing, bespoke illustration, and icon design.
• Be up to date with animation technologies and techniques, modern trends in production design and popular music to deliver cutting edge work.

Requirements

• Hands-on graphic design experience that includes video production design and animation.
• Strong portfolio showcasing high-end digital design skills.
• Ability to comprehend and uphold brand style guidelines.
• Use visual design to solve an array of challenges.
• Manage time effectively, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Detail-oriented individual who has a keen eye for details.
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaborate with a team. • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Motion Graphics preferred or relevant degree.

Skills

  • Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Video Editing
  • Visual Design
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Cinema 4D
  • Premier
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Flash
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