Careers › Senior Motion Graphics Designer

We need an experienced and eager Senior Motion Graphics Designer who can join our team in Portland full time.

Our work includes branded content, social impact videos, educational videos, and a variety of nonfiction series and projects for multiple clients. We are a small team rooted in diverse backgrounds – journalism, documentary film, broadcast television and business. Our goal is to apply the techniques and storytelling perspectives of the documentary filmmaker and photojournalist to all the work we do.

As a motion designer with us, you will get to work on design and motion projects for a spectrum of clients. You will be responsible for designing and animating projects, involved from pitching a deck to delivering finished assets. You will grow as an individual, and help propel our team. We have a fast-paced but fun team-oriented and dog-friendly workplace and are looking forward to expanding our graphics capabilities.  

Duties

  • Creating animated motion graphics with the Adobe Suite

  • Creating animated text-based elements (text on screen, animated text illustrating audio recordings, etc)

  • Data visualizations or map-based animations

  • Creating multiple overall styles to be carried throughout multiple video series for various clients

  • Designing decks to professionally display our work to prospective clients

Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent graphic design skills - You understand composition, typefaces, color

  • Well-versed in Adobe - You are proficient within the Adobe Suite (Ae/Pr/Ai/Ps…)

  • Detail Oriented - You have a PhD in attention to detail

  • Responsible - you have no problem meeting deadlines no matter what

  • Team-Minded - Dedicated to working within, and occasionally leading, a team

  • Design Talent - Can design and illustrate as well as put creations into motion

  • Personality - Has a sense of humor, an intact sense of wonder, is kind and curious

Relevant Experience

  • You have experience creating at a professional level for a variety of clients

Pluses

  • Experience in journalism, documentary, photography or video/film editing

Dates

We are looking for someone to start immediately based out of our Portland, OR office.

To apply please fill out the Google form below. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie Taylor at natalie@bluechalk.com.