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Motion Designer

  • Motion Designer
  • Auckland
  • $70k - $80k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Are you an accomplished Motion Master looking to join a boutique production studio full-time? One with multiple design awards and a client list that includes some of NZ’s most iconic brands? Do you have proven experience in motion for film, TV or content production? A love for storytelling, creativity, brand and collaboration?

Our client, one of Auckland’s leading production companies is now looking for a multi-talented motion designer with a strong visual style to oversee campaign and content projects across a range of great well-known clients. This is a hands-on role where you will be designing across projects from creative conception through to on-screen and post-production execution.

The successful applicant will be skilled in all aspects of Motion design and basic post-production, have excellent communication skills, work to timelines and be proactive around the “work”. You will be able to stay focused and have a calm and deliberate demeanour within a considered creative studio environment doing exciting on-screen executions.

If you want to work for a creative full-service production company that is on the go, Apply now!

The breakdown

We’re looking for an up and coming Motion Master with:

  • Min 3+ years experience working in a Motion/Film/TV/Content production studio
  • After Effects as their go-to programme
  • Skills in Premiere Pro (a bonus)
  • Some knowledge of 3D (a bonus)

You’ll have…

  • Strong conceptual and forward-thinking ideas
  • Excellent animation skills with a sense of timing, choreography and an eye for finer nuances
  • A desire to drive motion as a language that can affect the entire brand experience
  • A visual storyteller who’s comfortable planning and storyboarding
  • Experience in delivering exceptional motion design, from moving typography to artistic image
  • An understanding of the mechanics behind brand and identity
  • The ability to take the creative lead on content projects
  • An ability to absorb a brief, challenge it and present real solutions
  • The ability to present to clients with confidence
  • Experience managing external partners (Editors or Videographers etc.)
  • Confidence in managing and delivering different projects simultaneously
  • Schedule and time management skills

Are you someone who is…

  • Motivated by motion design, style and brand
  • Creative, curious, passionate
  • A strong communicator and enjoys design debate 

The reward & benefits

  • Salary $70,000 - $80,000 + benefits
  • Work within a small elite creative production team that produces award-winning work
  • Central Auckland location

Apply today

If this role appeals, apply today or e-mail [email protected] or [email protected] with a summary of why you may be interested. 

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