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Long Beach

Freelance Motion Designer/Animator

We are looking for a talented, fast, and collaborative motion graphic designer/animator to work with our video team. This role will work with our creative leads to create rich animations to coincide with client videos both independently and integrated with live action shots. We are looking for mid-level professional who is quick to adapt to changes in design and direction and still maintain a high level of execution in a fast-paced environment. This ideal candidate will have the perfect blend of design and animation chops paired with a highly creative approach from start to finish.

  • Create animation and motion graphics projects within our video department pipeline
  • Self-starter from concept to execution
  • Ability to work and create independently, but also interpret, execute, and improve upon other team members concepts and ideas
  • Ability to present the creative vision and business thinking behind concepts in a coherent and inspiring manner
  • Collaborate with creative stakeholders and graphic designers to generate storyboards and graphic assets
  • Understanding client-side branding and vision with regards to speed and timing
  • Develop templates and maintain asset libraries for use across multiple projects


  • After Effects (Boris FX Mocha and Red Giant Universe). Other BCC and Sapphire plugins are a plus.
  • Integration with Adobe Premiere
  • Experience with 3D software (Maya, 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Blender), plugins (MoGraph, RealFlow, Trapcode)
  • Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop as well as the ability to transfer layers and effects into After Effects.
  • Urge to continually expand repertoire by learning new software and techniques
  • At least 4 years of video/motion graphics experience in a web, broadcast, or marketing firm environment
  • Strong typography, composition, and storytelling abilities
  • Experience with compositing, multi-pass renders, and/or VR workflows a plus



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