Motion / Video Jobs
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We’re looking for a Video Editor to be responsible for shooting and editing video content. The Video Editor works intimately with the Producer, Account Manager, , and Designers to produce the highest quality video content and uphold the expectation of creative excellence for our Studio. This position requires storytelling through shooting video with high-end camera equipment (RED), editing with the Adobe Creative Cloud, the latest animation and VFX techniques to meet all creative needs, as well as a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment, accurately executing creative to meet tight deadlines.Experience:5+ years of professional experience creating branded video communications (motion graphics mixed with live footage) under fast turnarounds. Proficiency in Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator. Professional Video Editing required: Motion Tracking, Keying, Rotoscoping, Compositing, Color Correcting, Animating (2D/3D), Typography. Professional Shooting required: Strong ability to shoot various types of video, composition/framing, selective focus. Ability to use natural lighting, and the ability to set up lighting in a studio or indoor setting. Expert with all relevant video formats, codecs, and output specs. Strong understanding of current design and animation trends. Content creation: video concepting, storyboarding, shooting video, production of motion graphics with the ability to integrate multiple assets into creative videos. Additional QualificationsHigh level of Finishing skills including graphic design, integration, audio optimization, color correction. Ability to ensure quality control and consistency on projects, supervising color grading and sound mixing. Weave stories out of video footage and make creative decisions regarding the editing of projects based on written scripts or input from the studio m team and clients. Select music tracks, photography, stock footage, iconography, graphic elements and integrate all into finished videos for internal and external viewing. Experience with RED camera equipment and software is a plus. Design for motion graphics to include color theory, digital effects, typography, iconography, and illustration. Maintain job folders, assets, and other project-related documentation. Experience using project management software for project timelines, time tracking, and project. Demo reel must demonstrate storytelling, optimal story pacing, use of typography, digital effects compositing, use of live action and motion graphics. Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally. Occasional travel required. Cinema 4D and Element 3D, Davinci Resolve (great to have, not required).Does this sound like you? Apply today!
One of our social media content clients is seeking an Editor to join their video team for a 2-month assignment that could extend. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Skills:Create compelling narrative content for both horizontal and vertical formats. Collaborate with creative, technical and business leaders to achieve the desired messaging. Concept and ideate project projects and collaborate with creatives. Recut, update or rework past projects for brand updates and repurposing narrative. Cut and mix audio, sound effects, and music tracks. Color grade footage and create LUTs. Prep, organize and appropriately media manage projects. Reformat, compress, and transcode media to suit a multitude of delivery formats.Requirements:5+ years of editing experience for commercial agencies, television or film. Expert in Adobe Premiere with a basic understanding of After Effects, Photoshop, and other Adobe CC application. A creative storyteller with a strong understanding of short-form and ultra-short-form content. Able to bring a strong personal editorial perspective and creativity to projects as well as easily take and execute the direction of creative leads. Mastery of principles of editing, pacing, and storytelling with a right eye for composition and aesthetics. A confident, self-motivated individual able to take direction and work collaboratively. Able to work quickly and intuitively balance quality vs. speed to deliver the best results.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Junior Motion Graphic Designer
Are you a Motion Graphic Designer looking for a quick hit? Does your book speak to high-level advertising agency pedigree? If so, continue reading!Junior Motion Graphics Artist Start: ASAP – 3 weeks Based in Downtown ChicagoWe are looking for someone that has a range of skills to cover for one of our designer/animators that are out on leave. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can bridge the gap between Photoshop and After Effects for some OLVs and GIFs.Key personal requirements: Reel showing motion graphics work, patience, attention to detail (this is a pharma client).Knowledge of: Adobe Suite (especially After Effects, Premiere, and Photoshop). Solid understanding of export settings and codecs for online delivery is helpful. This will hire off of your book, so don't delay in applying below! Looking forward to chatting about the opportunity.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is looking for a Motion Designer to join our client in Charlotte for an onsite multi-year contract role! Benefits are available throughout the life of the engagement.PLEASE NOTE: This position sits onsite in Charlotte, North Carolina, but candidates from outside of that market are encouraged to apply. However, please also note that this is a contract role and relocation assistance will not be provided.Job Summary:You will work closely with the Creative Director and cross-functional design teams to concept, design, and animate on-air graphics packages. You must be highly collaborative with an outstanding eye for design and an ability to concept and execute across all stages of the project. This is a design role first and foremost. A great portfolio and fantastic eye for design are critical.Primary Responsibilities:Develop and concept storyboards and style frames and then bring them to life with motion design. Develop comprehensive tool kits to be used by multiple Editors. Develop concepts in a collaborative team environment, maintaining a balance between artistic, and strategic style and vision. The concept, art direct, and execute on-air, broadcast, promotional, and marketing design packages.Minimum Requirements:3-7 years of experience in hands-on design and art direction focused on 2D motion design in either an agency or broadcast environment. Experience within the sports industry is a plus but is not required. Expert level of proficiency in After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator, specifically in a Mac environment. Experience with Premiere strongly preferred. Strong understanding of aesthetics and design, layout, typography, and color correction. Working knowledge of media broadcast file formats and technology. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Highly organized and internally motivated with a high level of attention to detail. The ability to multitask and work effectively under tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment. Collaborative team player who is comfortable exchanging ideas, feedback, and constructive criticism with colleagues and project leaders. A portfolio of innovative, modern, cutting-edge motion design work showcasing both static designs (including storyboards and style frames) AND the final animated products is REQUIRED at the time of submittal.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Motion Graphics Designer
Onward Search's client, a leading entertainment company, is searching for an exceptional Motion Graphic Designer to add to its small but growing team. We’re looking for someone with great leadership skills, strong design sensibilities, and excellent hands-on production skills.This company runs its own internal studio where they write, direct and produce everything from TV content promos to promotional product videos and commercials. This is a 1-3 month assignment.Skills:Design and produce compelling 2D and 3D title sequences for content promos on the video production team. Collaborate in small production teams with editors and producers to design and create custom motion graphics for broadcast spots, ancillary content, sizzles, interviews, and EPK. Maintain and update our brand identity through our set of animated bumpers, cards, and show IDs. Work collaboratively across Content, Product, Advertising, Marketing and Design to provide high-quality motion creative for internal and external clients. Design and produce new and innovative motion design executions that grow our brand.Requirements:3-5 years of motion graphic design, animation, and compositing experience. College degree in design, animation, multimedia, or relevant field. Excellent graphic design skills, including broad knowledge of typography. Proficient in a variety of graphic applications including After Effects, Motion, Illustrator and Photoshop. Must be able to create visually strong pre-visualization elements like storyboards and style frames for communicating with the creative team. Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative. Must be a passionate visual storyteller. Experience with Maya and/or other 3D modeling programs is a plus.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Motion Designer / Animator
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Motion Designer/ Animator to start with our corporate client for a freelance gig that begins immediately.This would be part-time hours, but you would need to be able to be a dedicated resource with 16-24 hours of flexibility throughout the week.You will report to the Creative Director and be responsible for the design and animation of videos for online content. You will work from pre-existing assets to create animations, etc.You will also create original assets from scratch and be tasked as the lead motion designer to create new concepts.Skills and Requirements:Must be able to design and animate in AE and/ or C4D. Must be able to edit your work. Must be collaborative and able to come up with your own concepts. Be someone our clients can bounce ideas off of and look for a way to make it happen. Prefer candidates who have some 3D skills.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
TV Post-Production Coordinator
Onward Search's client, a Broadcast Network, is seeking a TV Post-Production Coordinator to join the team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Skills:Supporting the team’s managers handling time-sensitive assets and requires frequent communications with Vendors and Customer Service. Mastering Catalog broadcast TV series, reviewing Q.C. and reporting to address flagged issues Coordinating with Vendors by phone and email, coordinating physical asset movements between vendors. Creating purchase orders for the creation of Archival/Servicing Files, English Subtitles, and Closed Captioning. Reviewing asset rejections, coordinating fixes, and building asset replacements. Asset research. Updating tracking reports and paying invoices. Meeting daily deadlines and working on a high volume of assets.Requirements:College degree or equivalent experience preferred. Must have at least 2-4 years of experience in post-production. Knowledge of video & audio tape/file formats and standards. Studio/Post Production Facility experience preferred. Must be able to organize, prioritize and schedule work effectively with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Must be able to work efficiently under time constraints. Must be proactive and able to work independently. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficient in MS Windows, Outlook, Excel, and Word. Good computer skills, including experience with email, the internet and various word processing and excel programs are required. The ability to multitask and work effectively under daily time constraints in a high-pressure environment is required.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
3D Designer / Sculptor
Onward Search is seeking a candidate for a fantastic role as a talented 3D Designer and Sculptor! We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the position. Skills:Collaborate with multiple artists in challenging, and fast-paced work atmosphere, applying knowledge of digital model development. Manage a wide variety of brand development, ensuring aesthetic, and engineering aspects are dealt with promptly. Research, and share current, and emerging related development technologies. Lead/participate in weekly meetings showcasing knowledge of various software programs.Requirements:BFA or equivalent degree is preferred. Must be proficient in ZBrush, and have a working knowledge of Maya, and Photoshop. Proficiency or experience in other 3D software is helpful. Knowledge of manufacturing, and product development. Strong design aesthetic and knowledge of anatomy is required. Self-motivation, well organized, and the ability to multi-task are crucial.Does this sound like you? Apply today to be considered!
Video Producer & Editor
Onward Search is looking for a Video Producer, Editor, and Videographer to join our prominent corporate client in Charlotte! This is a long-term W2 contract role that is expected to convert to a permanent position after 6-12 months. 40 hours/week of onsite work is expected, and benefits are available throughout the life of the engagement.Skills:We are looking for a video producer, editor, and videographer with animation, motion, and post-production skills. You will work closely with the internal creative services team editing content for B2B and B2C marketing initiatives. You MUST have an engaging personality and be comfortable working with many different departments and personality types. The skills are certainly necessary, but the personality is even more important.Requirements:3-5 years of professional experience in a video studio, preferably within a corporate or agency environment. Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects as well as Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Prior experience animating logos and similar design elements. Experience creating 3D and 2D graphics, creating visual effects, editing, video clipping, animating logos, compositing, and frame removal. Ability to do post-production work, editing, and voiceover work. You must have a dynamic, engaging personality and be able to successfully and effectively interface with cross-functional teams, clients, and all levels of leadership. This is probably the most important qualification. A reel of sample work is REQUIRED and should be submitted at the time of application.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is working with a nationally recognized brand - is looking to hire a highly creative 2D Designer with experience shooting on location to join their team for ongoing freelance work and will consider contract-to-hire basis ASAP!In this role, you will bring your passion for creating shooting and editing engaging video content to elevate the brand and promotional work for marketing initiatives across multiple mediums web, mobile, etc. This is a collaborative role where you'll join an in-house creative team and may travel occasionally.To be successful here, you must be comfortable working on large corporate or commercial projects as well as smaller internal productions. Additionally, you must have proven experience and a strong reel showcasing your ability to create + edit exciting, eye-catching videos from scratch.Skills and Requirements:2+ years of professional experience in 2D Design within a creative, ad agency, or in-house creative team. A portfolio or reel that is showcasing your very best most beautiful work. 1+ years with shooting video yourself. Expert knowledge of video editing software - Final Cut, Premiere, Avid Pro Tools, etc. Any editing and or 3D animation skills a huge plus. Ability to communicate the story and design powerful dynamic video format.Does this sound like you? Apply today!