Full Time Job

Junior Designer

Mill Film

Chicago, IL 11-06-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill.

We create the extraordinary.

The Mill's design team is an interdisciplinary group of creative and technical artists, who approach clients' challenges through the aesthetic and process-oriented lens of design. This global group of creatives tackles title sequences, commercials, augmented reality filters and everything in between.

What you'll do:
*Work with Designers, Senior Designers, and Artists to develop highly visually creative designs by applying an extensive knowledge of design techniques and design software and hardware.
*Coordinate and guide group creative processes to complete complex design projects. *Provide artistic direction to generate inspirational, conceptual and creative ideas within the Design team.
*Conceptualize and originate design briefs, and execute the design work for 2D and 3D animation and Motion Graphics.
*Work with the Creative Director and fellow designers to provide and develop a variety of visual solutions for clients.
*Create, design and animate where necessary, in collaboration with others or individually to suit the task at hand.
*Maintain contact with clients throughout the project to ensure the delivery of results that meet and exceed expectations.
*Present concepts and design ideas to the Mill team, listening to feedback and making recommendations where appropriate.
*Participate in weekly meetings with the Creative Director and Senior Designers.


What you'll need:


Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Visual Communications Design, Graphic Design or a related field of study.


Work experience or academic coursework must have included: Adobe Creative Cloud, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, and Premiere; Maxon Cinema 4D (C4D); User Experience (UX) design.


Two years of experience in a related design position.

Experience establishing visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color for animation and motion design.

Experience preparing presentations and communicating original design ideas.

Experience working in a post-production or creative environment.

Company Profile
Mill Film

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.