Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

Charter Spectrum Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY

As a member of Charter's Multimedia team you will be responsible for producing compelling motion graphics animations to support the efforts of the Communications teams (Internal and External) and other corporate and operating units (including Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, Product & Technology, Community Impact and others). The Motion Graphics Designer is an artist who actively and consistently provides animated, rich-media outputs that adhere to a design specification while leveraging creative know-how to bring a design to life

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains familiarity with a portfolio of rich-media objects and composites that fit into an overall topical architecture, thereby increasing potential for re-use

Utilizes creative skills (illustration, animation) and technologies (Adobe Suite, rendering suites) to produce the appropriate outputs on time and on budget

Interprets storyboards and requests to deliver creative and innovative animated solutions

Works collaboratively with the design team, making quick iterations and occasionally working in a workshop setting using creative skills to demonstrate "what's possible"

Works collaboratively with internal clients and supports video production teams in ideating and creating animations to integrate with video deliverables

Designs collateral materials, including emails, ads, pamphlets and infographics using photo editing and design applications, and creates graphics and retouches photos within Photoshop

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Expertise in software applications specific to creative design, including but not limited to the Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop,) and Cinema 4D (or similar software)

Significant knowledge of current social media trends and best practices, with ability to create engaging animation for various different social media platforms

Ability to work independently and be self-directed

Demonstrated creative portfolio of animated business concepts

Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple assignments concurrently to meet deadlines

Ability to quickly and effectively shift gears to meet changing business requirements and priorities

Demonstrate an ability to work closely with peers (including videographers, editors, and copywriters)

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Education

BA/BS in Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation or related field, or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Creative design experience 2+

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Video editing experience (Adobe Premiere)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Office environment

5% travel (if required)

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to "virtually" meeting you.

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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