EY Motion Graphic Designer (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California

Motion Graphic Designer (San Francisco)

Core Business Services

Requisition # SAN0082C

Post Date 5 days ago

Job Summary:

The Motion Graphics Designer is responsible for design and creation of assets, bringing them to life, modeling, animation, outputting and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content. This person prepares design plan and storyboards, concept and layout for motion graphic projects and directly consults with customers in the conceptualization of a project. The designer will be responsible for creating complex animated graphics and infographics, kinetic typography and pre/post production video. Produces project deliverables, specializing in the media of: audio, database strategy, electronic dialogue, presentation graphics, podcasting, video and webcasting (corporate videos, eLearning, websites and marketing demos).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Concept, layout and design enticing motion graphics videos for various media

  • Designing and creating storyboards

  • Research and analyze best design techniques and solutions to create motion graphics

  • Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements (audio, video, colors, animation) to enhance motion graphics

  • Work with creative teams to understand project scope and objectives

  • Collaborate with editors, producers and other designers to resolve technical or design issues

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas

  • Lead project teams relating to motion graphics processes, methods, techniques

  • Work with external vendors to secure voice actors, music and other video assets as needed

  • Consult and recommend media to enhance the message through audio, database strategy, electronic dialogue, presentation graphics, podcasting, video, and webcasting

  • Manage the client relationship, acting as project manager and single point of contact for the deliverable

  • Prepare budget and timeline estimates for project deliverables keeping customer up-to-date on status

To qualify candidates must have:

  • Creative thinking skills exhibiting a range of varied styles and techniques

  • Working knowledge of sound mixing and color correction

  • Strong knowledge of post-production workflow and the latest video production techniques

  • Solid understanding of video and DVD formats and compression techniques

  • Knowledge/experience in 3D modeling/animation

  • Effective use of typography, brand colors, images and fonts, allowing for legibility and functionality

  • Creative and technical expertise with Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Edge, Dreamweaver, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and other associated tools

  • Experience with Muse and a variety of 3rd party motion graphic plugins (Cinema 4D, Trapcode Suite)

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud and Mac and Windows platforms

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office software including SharePoint

  • Knowledge and proficiency of video cameras, lighting, sound and teleprompter equipment to handle basic video shoots

  • Solid understand of copyright rules and regulations

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teaming skills

  • Ability to lead project teams, manage multiple assignments and function as a meeting facilitator

  • Overtime required as necessary, often on a last-minute basis

  • Occasional travel required

  • Bachelor's degree in Multimedia/Digital Design, Web Design, Graphic Design or related field or equivalent

  • 5-8 years of related interactive design experience

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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