Senior Art Director-Motion Graphics

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
DOE
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Ref
KC818
Contract Types
Temp to Perm
Hours
Full Time
Job Functions
Designer, Other, Visualiser

Art Director - Animation/Motion Design

Our client specialises in concept-led animation, motion design, live action film and photography, 3D visualizations, post production, stills retouching, and interactive application development.

The role
They are looking for a talented animation and motion design art director. This individual is a pleasant, enthusiastic team player who understands the importance of great client service and exceptional project delivery.

We want someone capable of translating original and striking ideas into finished films, animations and digital content. This is not a junior position; you will already possess the drive to deliver projects, feel comfortable presenting your ideas to others and have a portfolio of great work.

You’ll also understand the business and communication challenges that each of our clients face and have the flexibility to switch from one project to the other without missing a beat.

A strong understanding of branding, design, and technical knowledge of digital platforms such as web, mobile and social media is also a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Concept, design, and lead the creative development of animation, motion design, 3D and interactive projects.
  • Script writing for storyboards.
  • Apply strategic thinking to contribute to a client's business, brand, and marketing objectives
  • Guide creative concepts through the production pipeline; work closely with other production members; inspire creative collaboration and maintain a high consistency of creative quality.        

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Degree or diploma in animation, design or film
  • Strong conceptual thinker and visual storyteller
  • Minimum of six years employment in film, animation, motion graphics
  • Impeccable art direction and design skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and exemplifies creative agility and professionalism towards staff and client
  • Has the strategic understanding to combine business and aesthetic goals into tangible form

Agile with time management, and capable of advancing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining high standards for execution, accuracy, and attention

Does this sound like you? Please get in touch with your CV and work samples. Please also let me know what your day rate is and what perm salary you are looking for.