Full Time Job

Motion Designer

The Mill

London, United Kingdom 06-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Motion Designer (Mid)

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, Paris, Shanghai, Seoul and India. 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.

About Us

We are a collective of specialist artists sharing skills and perspectives across our global studios. From mobile screens to physical & immersive places, we imagine new and beautiful ways of communicating across all design disciplines; 2D, 3D, motion design and cel animation. We help brands tell their stories and engage tomorrow's products with new and curious audiences.

The Role

As a Motion Designer, you'll be an integral part of our design studio team, responsible for generating and executing compelling ideas that resonate with clients and audiences across a multitude of creative outputs. You'll show an artistic and innovative eye, have a clear understanding of design principles overall, as well as those specific to motion design. You'll be sensitive to design theory, layout, graphic design and show visual skills beyond keyframes and technical knowledge. As a collaborative team member, you'll work closely with our Creative Directors, Art Directors and Motion Design Leads to bring our Client's initial scripts and ideas to life. You'll bring to the table a balanced and diverse portfolio of work that demonstrates different techniques of motion design and animation, that is inspired by and kept up to date with current design trends and technology.


Key Skills Of The Motion Designer
• Proficient in Cinema 4D and comfortable creating, designing and animating within 3D workflows.
• Working - advanced knowledge of After Effects and the Adobe Creative Suite.
• Working knowledge of Houdini is a plus.
• Have a keen eye for detail and rigorous quality control.
• Report to the design leads, directors, creative directors and senior members of the team to execute briefs collaboratively, successfully and on schedule.
• Adept at creating styleframes and imagery for treatments, making relevant, effective suggestions to help steer the creative.
• Show conceptual thinking, ideas, and the desire to be part of the creative process.
• An ideas driven designer, who draws from a wide range of disciplines and inspirational sources, staying up to date with current design trends and technology.
• Contribute your knowledge and expertise towards the quoting and planning of projects.
• Introvert or extrovert, you're collaborative, keen to take direction and aim to improve and build on your skills constantly.
• You have industry experience, either as a freelancer or within a motion-design studio along with evidence of work done on completed commercial projects.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmmq02-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

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.