2D/3D Motion Designer

Motion Giraffx    Houston, TX
Job Description

Motion Giraffx is the seal team of advertising agencies in Houston. We're small, but we're quick, highly skilled, and we do exactly what we say we're going to do- when we say we're going to do it. Our clients hire us because we get the job done, and we get it done very well. As a distributed company, we collaborate with our artists remotely, and have the luxury of working from home!

We need a strong motion designer focusing mainly on 2D animation. We are looking for a creative Animator to develop short videos with 2D and/or 3D techniques. Your work will give life to storylines and characters in videos for the web, social media, trade shows, product launches, commercials, explainer videos, etc. Animators possess a creative eye and artistic aptitude. They can easily turn a script or a concept into an impressive computer-generated animation. To excel in this role, you must be highly skilled in Adobe After Effects and 3D Studio Max.

Responsibilities

  • Read scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements
  • Prepare presentations with raw designs to clients
  • Develop storyboards for the initial stages of production
  • Create models, drawings and illustrations
  • Join images with background graphics and special effects
  • Ensure synchronization of frames and audio
  • Participate in editing process
  • Collaborate with production crew (designers, directors etc.)
  • Estimate your time and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Requirements

  • Proven experience as an animator. Demo Reel required.
  • Knowledge of the Principles of Animation
  • Experience in project management
  • Self-discipline to work 8 hours a day remotely at your home office
  • Proficient in CGI software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, 3ds Max, etc.)
  • A creative storyteller with presentation abilities
  • Comfortable working with deadlines and budget restrictions
  • Teamwork and excellent communication skills
  • Degree in computer animation, 3D/graphic design, fine arts or relevant field preferred
  • Hours are from 8am to 5pm with an hour break for lunch.

    Applicants must complete a short, paid animation test that we will assign to you as the next phase in the application process. We will supply equipment and software to our new hire as well as access to a shared network storage space on the cloud.

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    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

  • demo reel: 1 year (Required)
  • portfolio with shot list: 1 year (Required)
  • Adobe After Effects: 1 year (Preferred)
  • animation: 1 year (Required)
  • 3Ds Max: 1 year (Preferred)
  • 2D/3D graphic animation: 1 year (Required)
  • Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:01:13 GMT

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