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Senior Motion Graphic Designer

Moonbug Entertainment

London, United Kingdom 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids' titles in the world. Moonbug's line-up includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, Oddbods, Little Angel, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, GoBuster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko's Garage, ARPO and many more.

Moonbug's shows are currently available in 32 languages and feature on more than 150 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Super RTL, BBC iPlayer, HBO Max, Tencent, Youku and Roku. The company's portfolio currently stands at 29 IPs and 100+ brand partners.

Moonbug is a subsidiary of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises.

By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market and beyond.

Candle is run by its Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, and backed by investment capital from funds managed by Blackstone's flagship private equity business.

The role

We're looking for a confident senior multidisciplinary motion graphic creative with at least 6-8 years' experience to join our growing brand and marketing team.

You'll have the opportunity to work on a huge range of projects and help grow our much-loved kids' brands. The role is suited to a proactive self-starter who's comfortable getting stuck in and is confident and articulate at presenting ideas. Brand and marketing experience is a must-have for anyone applying. Experience with motion (Adobe suite) is essential, as is practical experience creating video and design assets within the entertainment sector.

Reporting into the Creative Director, you'll work on the creative development of our brands, campaigns and content to promote them – including but not limited to; digital marketing (sizzles / promos / trailers), social media content, and support on concepting / storyboards and animated titles/ social content.

Responsibilities
• Creating visually stunning motion graphics and animations for various digital media platforms
• Utilizing video software, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Cinema 4D, to design and execute captivating motion graphic projects
• Contribute to creative identity and over all assets for all brands
• Employ and evolve existing motion content
• Produce outstanding omni-channel motion graphics and marketing assets
• Deliver creative and industry leading digital assets for use on the likes of Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and Prime Video Incorporating typography, visual effects, and sound design to enhance the overall impact and engagement of motion graphic content
• Adapting and optimizing motion graphics for different screen sizes and resolutions to ensure seamless playback on various devices
• Demonstrating a keen eye for aesthetics and attention to detail, ensuring high-quality motion graphic deliverables that meet client requirements and exceed expectations
• Contributing to the creative process by bringing innovative ideas and creative solutions to the table, contributing to the overall success of the design team
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously, adhering to project timelines, and delivering projects on time and within budget
• Collaborating with clients and stakeholders to understand project goals, gather feedback, and incorporate revisions to achieve the desired creative vision
• Collaborating with the creative team, including graphic designers, video editors, and content creators, to conceptualize and storyboard motion graphic projects that align with brand guidelines and project objectives
• Staying updated with industry trends and best practices, continuously refining skills, and exploring new techniques to push the boundaries of motion graphics design

Things we're looking for:
• Platform / Entertainment IP experience
• Global marketing campaigns (ATL/ BTL)
• Passion for kids entertainment and storytelling
• Approachable and optimistic personality
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Strong written and verbal communication
• Great presentation skills / formating
• Advanced user in Photoshop, Illustrator, Express, InDesign & PPT.
• Advanced user in Adobe Premiere and After Effects
• Fine attention to detail
• Flexible and not precious about change
• An interest in AI and creative developments

Requirements:
• You have a degree/diploma in Design, Graphic Design, or a related field
• Experience working in the Entertainment industry / Childrens IP
• You have prior experience as a Motion Graphics Designer /Animation as well as a strong portfolio of sample projects
• A passionate creative collaborator /trusted team player
• A playful and fun approach to your work / visual storytelling
• You possess strong knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro or similar tools
• You have a keen eye for design and aesthetics
• You are organized and can prioritize effectively
• You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas
• You are a strong team player who can collaborate effectively with different stakeholders

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv0yo7-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Moonbug Entertainment

Moonbug is a global entertainment company that creates and distributes inspiring and engaging stories to expand kids’ worlds and minds.