Motion Graphics Designer

Opentable San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

About the role

In addition to great food, dining out is about sharing experiences and connections. At OpenTable, we have a real passion for facilitating these great moments. We're looking for a talented Motion Graphics Designer to bring our marketing campaigns to life to drive new diner growth.

About you

We are looking for a rare individual: someone who has a core skill creating digital video assets along with solid design skills and the ability to bring new, creative ideas to the table. You will be able to have a meaningful, immediate impact on our business, and should possess a strong design sense while always keeping asset performance top-of-mind.

You're an expert collaborator, customer-focused, and a brand champion ready to improve and iterate. The role requires strong attention to detail and a passion for crafting compelling content that gets results.

What you'll do here

  • Create a variety of digital video assets/animated GIFs/"cinemagraphs," etc. for various consumer marketing channels quickly, expertly and flawlessly

  • Develop video assets including editing of existing videos, graphic overlays to stock video, and custom videos based on product screen simulations or custom graphics

  • Assist with production work, including revising, formatting and resizing assets for use on multiple platforms

  • Work with other designers to craft assets that are on-brand and assist designers on select projects with basic design tasks

  • Basic audio editing, effects, and music selection

  • Conceptualize and implement design solutions that meet marketing objectives and brand standards, optimizing for each channel (e.g. email, web, social media, advertisements, blog etc.)

  • Contribute to the ideation of concepts consistent with brand and business objectives

  • Improve display performance by adding light animation to existing banner creative or designing new banner concepts

  • Work closely with our social media manager on social assets, such as Instagram stories

  • Create designs that can be tested and measured on their ability to drive conversion while tracking and adopting results

  • Support the social media manager with uploading photos and tracking performance

  • Organizing marketing assets and historic work

Education, Experience and

  • Bachelor's degree in motion graphics, digital and graphic design, communications or equivalent

  • 2-4 years in video editing and motion graphics design for a consumer brand

  • Strong experience with digital technology and editing software packages (editing software including After Effects, Final Cut and Sketch)

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop etc.)

  • Strong portfolio of motion graphics and video editing ability

  • Possesses knowledge of digital design best practices

  • Results oriented based on data

  • Cinematography experience a plus

  • Good humored and hard working

  • Real passion for food/dining a plus

Sound good?

Please send an up-to-date portfolio showing your video editing and motion graphics projects along with a few static design examples.

About OpenTable

First established in 1998, OpenTable has defined a market by creating products that empower restaurants to manage and grow their business along with ways for people to easily find and book places to eat. We seat millions of diners daily in tens of thousands of restaurants around the world, and we're just getting started.

About diversity

We truly believe that our team should be as diverse as the restaurant industry and the diners we serve. We would therefore particularly welcome applications from people who are currently underrepresented in tech. OpenTable is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.



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