EY Motion Graphic Designer (San Francisco) in San Francisco, California
Motion Graphic Designer (San Francisco)
Core Business Services
Requisition # SAN007ND
Post Date Apr 05, 2018
Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Creative Services Group, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.
Join our Enterprise Support Services (ESS) team and you will provide comprehensive, quality administrative and support services for all of our EY member firms. Our ESS professionals span a wide range of vital roles, from administrative support to facilities management, creative design, tax return processing, file management and emergency preparedness.
With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
The Motion Graphic Designer will be responsible for creating complex animated graphics and infographics, kinetic typography and video pre/post production. Responsible for design, creation of assets, bringing them to life, modeling, animation, outputting and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content. Prepares design plan and storyboards, concept and layout for motion graphic project and directly consults with customers in the conceptualization of a project. Produces project deliverables, specializing in the media of: audio, electronic dialogue, podcasting, video, and webcasting (Projects include: corporate videos, eLearning, websites, marketing demos, etc.). Advise clients and others on the best use, combination, and repurposing of each medium to meet strategic objectives.
Research and analyze best design techniques and solutions to create motion graphics
Designing and creating storyboards
Concept, layout and design enticing motion graphics videos for various media
Work with creative teams to understand project scope and objectives
Collaborate with editors, producers and other designers to resolve technical or design issues
Edit raw video footage and add effects/elements (audio, video, colors, animation) to enhance motion graphics
Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas
Maintain and follow best practices for version control, naming conventions and organization of graphic files
Maintain up-to-date knowledge about latest graphic design techniques
Ensure compliance with company guidelines, deadlines and design standards.
Lead project teams relating to motion graphics processes, methods, techniques
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
Travel as needed for projects
Knowledge and skills requirements:
Creative thinker exhibiting a range of varied styles and techniques
In-depth knowledge/experience in 3D modeling/animation and video production techniques
Working knowledge of sound mixing and color correction
Strong understanding of post-production workflow and the latest production technology
Solid understanding of video formats and compression techniques
Knowledge of typography and appropriate use of brand colors, images and fonts, allowing for effective legibility and functionality
Advanced knowledge with After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Cinema 4D and other associated tools
Experience with a variety of 3rd party motion graphic plugins (Trapcode Suite)
Proficient in Adobe CC, Microsoft SharePoint and basic understanding of Microsoft Office software
Proficient in Mac and Windows platforms
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
A minimum of 5 years of related interactive design experience
Bachelor's degree in Multimedia/Digital Design, Web Design, Graphic Design or related field
Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.