Motion Designer (MCR)

Do you get a buzz out of making amazing work? Do you push yourself to impress with every project you work on? Then we’d love for you to read on...

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated motion designer to join the team at the Spark Engine Manchester Studio.

We’re looking for someone with a true eye for detail, great design skills, creative flair, who generally loves everything about video, motion, VFX and all that fun stuff. Great communication skills are essential and the ability to tackle every aspect of projects from start to finish is a must.

The Role

  • Handling projects from brief to completion
  • Active involvement in concept development, storyboarding, style frames etc
  • Following briefs, working to schedules and hitting deadlines
  • Working effectively both in a team and alone
  • Creating superb 2D, 3D motion graphics to make people’s jaw drop

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Expert with After Effects
  • Experienced with Cinema 4D
  • Proficient with all Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong grasp of graphic design, typography, layout and animation theory
  • Experience in a wide variety of styles
  • Keyboard shortcut whizz and plugin fanatic
  • Someone who is eager to learn, constantly improve and strive to impress

Bonus Skills and Experience

  • Character animation
  • Motion tracking
  • Octane/Redshift/Arnold Render Engines
  • Drawing and Illustration
  • Editing in Adobe Premiere and/or Davinci Resolve
  • Colour grading

About Spark Engine

Spark Engine is a specialist video production agency with studios in London and Manchester. We help technical businesses, brands and agencies engage, excite and connect with audiences by creating carefully crafted videos, motion graphics, and animations.

What type of video content do we make? Pretty much everything. TV commercials, branded content, website videos, explainer animations, product videos, 3D animations, event videos, trailers, pre-roll ads, outdoor ads – If it moves on a screen, we do it.

Salary

Competitive, dependant on experience.

Benefits

  • Proactive development culture
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Free gym membership
  • Free Spotify account
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Plenty of outings, excursions, and socials!

Please note that this is a full-time role at our Manchester studio. Freelance enquiries please contact us here.

No calls or agencies please.

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