Animator - Maxis
Redwood City, CA US
Senior Motion Design Artist (Contract)
We are EA:
We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive marketing content in the industry. But making all of this is hard work. That's why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
The Challenge Ahead:
EA is growing, and we're looking for a talented Motion Designer to join the team.
There are a variety of creative roles across EA, and each comes with its own set of requirements, expectations, and responsibilities. Key is that they are passionate about what they do and their enthusiasm always shines through in their work.
What a Senior Motion Designer does at EA:
As a Senior Motion Designer, you will work alongside a creative team of artists to ensure our marketing content is delivered at the highest quality and competed on a world class level. You will be responsible creating content for a diverse array of media platforms to achieve the final creative vision set forward by your Creative Director.
• A Motion Designer with a proven track-record of delivering multiple successful projects.
• A minimum of 7 years' experience, ideally in a senior role.
• Experience producing world class assets, on time and on brief.
• Deep passion and insight into the latest trends, techniques, and social networks.
• Solution focused with the ability to dive technically deep while still maintaining focus on deadlines.
The next great EA Senior Motion Designer also needs:
• Extensive experience of a similar role within a dynamic commercial environment.
o Strong understanding and implementation of animation principles.
o Experience with multiple formats and can identify motion design trends.
o A firm understanding of post-production pipelines.
• Strong written & verbal Communication Skills
o Great attention to detail.
o Excellent interpersonal skills.
o An open & honest proactive approach to communication
o Ability to communicate to people at all levels, both internally & externally
o Strong Listening Skills
• Extensive Problem Solving Skills
o Sets clear priorities to optimally complete work tasks, allocating resources efficiently
o Able to work to designated deadlines & communicates progress with clarity
o Excited about learning new workflows and adding insight into the production processes.
• Collaborative Outlook
o Takes a team rather than an individual approach to their work
o Self-starting individual with proven ability to take ownership for results and driving change.
o Leads collaborative efforts both inside and outside of their team; working with key influencers to effect change.
o Stays committed to the team & business ethic; maintains a positive outlook in everything they do.
• Strong Technical skills
o Excellent proficiency in After Effects, Cinema 4D, and the Adobe Creative Suite.
o Solid knowledge of computers and video post technology, pipelines, and workflows.
o Knowledge of real time engine technology is considered a major plus.
What's in it for you? Glad you asked!
We realize it takes world-class people to make world-class content, so we offer a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the ''work hard/play hard'' credo every day.
Take your career to the next level - apply today!