Associate Motion Graphics Designer

BAE Systems    Hudson, NH
Job Description


Are you inspired by the latest 3D animation in Hollywood films and modern videogames?BAE Systems is seeking a motion graphics designer to join our in-house production team and create visual narratives that illustrate complex technologies and abstract concepts. Our company is on the front line of cutting-edge technology spanning many areas – defense, aerospace, green energy, cybersecurity, and space. The ideal candidate is fascinated by the blurring of science fiction between real science and technology, and relishes an opportunity to illustrate that dynamic in the form of motion.In this role, the designer will work collaboratively to conceptualize and execute animations for multiple media channels (short length video, social media, interactive trade show displays). Applicants will show a strong knowledge of design, cinematography and animation principles. They will have experience modeling, texturing, and sculpting 3D assets, and expert knowledge of After Effects and related Adobe programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, and Audition)A portfolio/reel of current motion graphics work and breakdown document is required to be considered.

  • What you will do
  • Support managers and lead animator in execution of visual direction
  • Create high quality animations for use in larger video productions and as standalone pieces
  • Create animated titles, lower 3rds, backgrounds and other assets for use in production.
  • Modify existing model geometry and texture maps, as well as create your own based off reference materials
  • Work with adjacent departments such as art and design, and marketing
  • Maintain basic documentation and asset management
  • Assist in training, critique/feedback as needed
  • Proactively communicate with contacts in other disciplines and departments to maintain clarity of feature goals
  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience*Required Skills

  • 2-4 years as a motion graphics designer
  • Expert in Adobe After Effects
  • Experience with Element3D, Trapcode Suite, & Plexus
  • Experience with 3D Studio Max or Cinema4D
  • Comfortable at rigging characters, props, and environments
  • Comfortable poly-modeling and unwrapping geometry
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently with limited direction
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Preferred Skills and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Motion Graphics or a closely related field of study
  • AR/VR/Game development experience
  • Cinematography & production experience
  • Fine art experience
  • Job Type: Full-time


  • Graphic Design: 3 years (Required)
  • Adobe After Effects: 3 years (Preferred)

  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:50:28 GMT

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