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Mid-Senior Motion Designer


The Role

We're looking for a mid-senior motion designer with the power to bring life into every scene file they open.

Someone who's as comfortable dealing with keyframes, curves and compositions, as they are with client meetings and team catch-ups.

They'll have a creative mind and experienced hands — someone with a blistering artistic vision and a thirst for making things move. 

Applying their top-notch talent to a range of motion projects across the studio, with an expert knowledge of design and motion principles as well as a strong understanding of software like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. And as a bonus they might even have some C4D and Cavalry skills in their locker too. 


Who We Are

Art&Graft is an independent team of talented & ambitious creative minds crafting distinctive visual campaigns for the world’s most progressive brands, including Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon & Virgin Media.

We believe in the power of collaboration and work closely with brands and in-house creative teams all around the globe from our east London studio. 

Through our weekly Spark Sessions and creative Masterclasses we create space for every member of our team to develop new skills, try new things and work on studio projects around commercial ones.

We’re looking for a dazzling motion designer to join our team of multidisciplinary creatives.


Our Ethos / Benefits

Working at Art&Graft offers the opportunity to make a real impact on a growing company with a great culture. Working with us, you can expect:

  • Remote working – we currently work together in the studio on Mon - Weds each week. You can then choose to work remotely for the rest of the week, but the studio remains open if you’d prefer to work there.

  • Flexible working hours – we value a healthy work-life balance that accommodates people’s different needs.

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Weekly team Spark Sessions; an opportunity to work on self-initiated creative projects.

  • Regular team Masterclasses to help you learn and develop new skills.

  • Team outings and fun days.

  • Friendly, open and welcoming company culture.

We are committed to creating a truly inclusive culture to not only make Art&Graft a better place to work but to foster an environment where everyone experiences a sense of belonging. 

We're looking for someone who'll be keen to work with us in creating a space that is welcoming, safe and equitable for all. We actively encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. You will need to have the right to work in the UK.


Who You Are

  • A proactive and enthusiastic creative with a passion for motion design and animation.

  • An experienced designer & animator with a broad knowledge of animation principles and motion design.

  • Excellent time-management, organisational skills and an ability to lead others to produce creative output to the high standard required. 

  • A strong desire to keep up-to-date with emerging creative technologies and animation techniques, and to communicate this with the wider Art&Graft creative team. 

  • Great communication and presentation skills; willing and able to strongly justify a creative thought and position. 

  • Passionate about the creative industry; tenacious in doing the best job for the client and studio.

  • Can cope with the pressure of working on multiple projects with conflicting requirements.


What You’ll Do

  • A lead motion design role across Art&Graft's creative output.

  • Responsible for leading the design, development and execution of motion projects and managing the project teams to achieve these goals. 

  • Develop and devise creative solutions that can communicate the client’s messages with the highest visual impact, with an emphasis on motion design.

  • Work in conjunction with the Creative Director to achieve the delivery of effective creative solutions. 

  • Offer the technical support to the Creative Director to help realise a specific creative approach (technique & pipeline). 

  • Assemble project decks, present and justify creative concepts and outputs to clients. 

  • Lead internal creative team sessions throughout the duration of projects. 

  • Collaborate effectively with other creatives, in-house and freelance, to achieve highest standards in Art&Graft's creative output.  

  • Lead, support and work with Art&Graft’s creative and production team to generate ideas for pitching and proposals. 

  • Inspire, lead and nurture the team around you.


Further Info

  • Salary — negotiable dependent on experience 
  • Full-time, permanent
  • Reporting to — Stephen Middleton, Creative Director at Art&Graft
  • Location — Shoreditch, London UK
  • Application deadline — 26/08/22
  • Start date — ASAP


Applications by email only to jobs@artandgraft.com, titled 'Mid-Senior Motion Designer'.

No agencies or recruitment please.