Full Time Job

Sr. Motion Designer

Warner Bros. Discovery

New York, NY 06-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role…

Concept + Design Studio is the full-service in-house partner for all things creative within Marketing's Global Brand & Creative DTC at Warner Bros. Discovery. Our work spans five teams and encompasses brand identity campaigns, toolkits, key art, OOH motion graphics, and print and digital design. Together we create and translate the brand for any medium to best serve our stories.

We are seeking a dynamic Sr. Motion Designer with a passion for branding and storytelling through design and animation. As part of the Motion Creative team, the Sr. Motion Designer will be integral to the day-to-day creation and production of creative motion graphics-including OOH displays, environmentals, promos, emerging media platforms, podcasts, and AR filters-while maintaining the highest level of design and brand consistency. They will partner directly with the Senior Art Director and work collaboratively with other motion designers, project managers, producers and stakeholders throughout the creative development from ideation to execution. Bring your passion and be a foundational part of our dynamic studio!

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Drive design process, taking ideas from concept through final production
• Assist and create 2D/3D assets, video graphics packages, social design, infographics, storyboarding, animating, style guides, and AR filters
• Collaborate with and incorporate Senior Art Director's feedback into design and animation work
• Manage workload to ensure timely delivery of graphics
• Optimize, organize, and prepare design files for final publishing
• Conceptualize ideas in the campaign or brand voice and build designs/animations for podcasts, AR filters and other deliverables
• Research and stay up to date on industry trends and techniques
• Improve workflows to efficiently manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Manage a team of junior designers and animators, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
• Cultivate an interest in innovation, exploring new technologies and techniques to push creative boundaries

Qualifications & Experience…
• Bachelor's degree, or Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design/motion design preferred
• At least 3–5 years' design and animation experience
• Knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, Meta Spark AR Studio, and TikTok Effect House
• Strong command of typography, color balance, scale, vector illustration, and photo retouching as applied to design and motion
• Attentive to fundamental design standards (centering, kerning, leading, rags, etc.)
• Up to date on social media trends and passionate engagement with services such as direct-to-consumer content, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively, delivering against tight deadlines while meeting high-quality standards and expectations
• Self-motivated, possess a ''can-do'' positive attitude, open to constructive feedback, and have strong communication and follow-up skills
• Impeccable organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
• Occasional night and weekend work may be necessary but not routinely required
• Hybrid schedule with 3 days a week in the office

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $89,600.00 - $166,400.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g68eo9-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $89,600 to $166,400 Per Year ($ USD)