Senior Motion Designer

Seattle, Washington, United States · Creative expand job description ↓

Description

At This Place, we look for people who are smart, curious, humble and fun. We'll have in common a strong empathy for the human condition, critical thinking and entrepreneurial spirits. We work best with people who are passionate about design in its many forms, who enjoy constant collaboration, and who aren’t afraid to challenge convention in pursuit of best-in-class solutions.

As a Senior Motion Designer at This Place, you’ll work within our creative team to concept and deliver a variety of innovative digital experiences. You’ll become part of a growing multidisciplinary team of creatives, strategists and developers. You’ll contribute in a range areas:

  • Product Design: Designing and demonstrating the micro-interactions of any given UI, and blurring the lines between platform and content
  • Storytelling: Creating compelling narratives that demonstrate the value of our work
  • Innovation: Ideating and concepting around potential applications of future technologies such as AR and VR


KEY TASKS

  • Helping to define and implement motion design languages for a range of digital products and services
  • Animating creative concepts and applying motion design expertise across projects, using motion to support business objectives, enhance interactivity, and create better customer experiences
  • Providing and maintaining a high quality of output for our clients and in-house teams
  • Driving the execution of creative directly with business owners and delivering to deadlines in a self-directed manner
  • Assist in the development of best practices and standards at This Place for Motion Design

Requirements

  • 6 years professional experience in an agency or enterprise studio environment
  • Expertise in UI animation, storyboarding, motion graphics and 3D animation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of motion in product design
  • Mastery of your toolset (e.g: After Effects + other Adobe tools, Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4D)
  • Proficiency in UI prototyping tools (e.g: InVision and Principle)
  • Experience working with Unity, and live film capture are pluses
  • Works equally well independently, or as part of a collaborative team
  • Must be able to speak thoughtfully about design, and clearly articulate concepts and design decisions
  • Located within commuting distance of Seattle, WA (or willing to relocate)
  • Ability to travel if and when required
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