Motion Graphics Designer

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  • You will work together with the Senior Creative Manager and Director of Brand and Creative to execute motion graphic designs for Bloomberg Asharq. Content would include, but not limited to, - show openers; branding spots; idents; promos; or digital/social content. You must be able to understand and take directions and make design changes when required by your direct reports.
  • You will create visually engaging statistical infographics, with a good sense of layout and typography.
  • You will create templates for promotions and the social media team.
  • You may be required to support the Viz team for on air news graphics.
  • You should have complete ownership of your piece, seeing it through to the end including audio and visual sweetening. As such, you should have a good sense of sound design and how to visually finish a piece. Additionally, you should also be aware of file format technicalities, including codec, raw video files, transcoding and compression.
  •  At times, you will need to work individually. As such, a high level of self-motivation is required to complete a piece to a high level of quality. Other times, you may be required to work with multiple stakeholders, with changing requirements. As such, you will need to be excellent in organizational and communication skills, and to keep a professional attitude when changes are required
  • You should keep yourself updated on the latest technological trends and develop skills necessary to keep pace with both graphical advancement and changing business needs. As such, a natural sense of curiosity and urgency is required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be flexible to work in non-official hours for breaking news and special projects.
  • Experience: 5 years with a strong reel of work comprising of motion design, infographics, typography, logos and text animation, GIFs, interactive illustrations, and style frames.
  • Bachelors degree in design or related fields. 
  • Required: Comprehensive knowledge of After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator. Solid understanding of C4D, competent in Premiere and possess basic understanding of a diverse range of motion design software, plugins, techniques, and approaches
  • Exhibit calmness and professionalism under work pressure and short turnaround projects.
  • Languages (written and spoken): English (Required) Arabic (Preferable)

 

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