Motion / Video Jobs
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Our client, a creative agency focused on non-profits, is seeking a Designer/Animator to join their team.You will report to the Media Director and be responsible for:Working on a non-profit client's social media initiatives creating a series of three short, animated videos that serve to explain the work that they do. Designing and animating in 2D three 1-2 mins long to be distributed digitally as well as live on their website. Working alongside Director to coordinate the recording of the voiceover and audio ensuring design is in line with necessary audio for finalize series. 2-3 rounds of revisions are expected.Musts:3-5 years experience in 2D design and animation. Portfolio with uplifting designs ranging from typography, infographics for socially conscious projects are ideal. Out of the box thinkers who are able to come up with a high level of concepts for each project. Collaborative contributor who is able to work alongside internal team, and client if needed.
Our client, a premium streaming content provider, is looking for a freelance Assistant Editor to join their team.You will report to the Sr Video Manager within Video Production group.Responsibilities:Bring technical prowess and creative intuition to our internal post-production team TV content promos for all Original series to product related promotional videos for the company. Prepare projects for editors and producers by pulling, transcoding, syncing, and logging existing or original footage, and assembling edits. Media management, asset organization and file delivery. Music edits and searches. Clip and transcode TV and film content. Update existing trailers, promos, and guided tours. Create short bumpers and various minor editing projects.Musts:4-6 years assistant editing experience and expert in Premiere Pro CC. Bachelor’s degree. Technically proficient in all video codecs and formats and the ability to transcode between them flawlessly. Be familiar with the difference between an “inverse telecine” and an “adaptive de-interlace”. And familiar with the difference between an inter-frame and intra-frame codec. Proficient in Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, After Effects, and Photoshop. Experience working with a variety of camera workflows for post-production including ingest. On-set production experience as an assistant editor or DIT. Expert in organizing, logging, and media-managing multiple projects. Detailed, meticulous, and organized. Passionate storyteller and media creator. Effective communicator. Resourceful and solution-oriented, and an expert troubleshooter.
Creative Technologist/VR Developer
Our client, an Entertainment Content Company, is seeking a Creative Technologist/VR Developer to join their team.You will report to Creative Director and responsible to:Driving innovation that enhances and enlivens the marketing campaigns providing insight to other technical industries offering different perspective into our Creative Technology team. Elevating the design and UX of existing campaigns with a an eye for design and a deep knowledge of the social/digital space. Work to create special AR activations ie AR scavenger hunt as a proof of concept for Upfronts/TCA/Comic-Con crafting thoughtful user experiences. Putting project plans into action, which may include designing AR assets, coding, enhancing the UI and UX for the end user, along with providing support and ongoing maintenance for the client during the project’s life cycle. Working closely with multidisciplinary teams including Art Directors, UX designers, developers, and motion graphics artists. Developing interactive prototypes in order to conceptualize and develop innovative approaches for various marketing initiatives. Overseeing the implementation of ideas to ensure pixel-perfect implementation of designs. Research and develop new ideas using cutting-edge technologies and techniques.Musts:3-7 years of software creative technology and/or development experience working in creative/R&D/agency environments. BS or MS in Graphic Design/Computer Science/Media Arts is prefered. Strong portfolio demonstrating expertise in multiple design/development disciplines (web, native iOS/MacOS applications, installations, motion graphics, 3D, creative coding). Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Motion graphics and 3D software AfterEffects, Maya skills, as well as 3D graphics experience with Unity in C#. Experience with Unity/Unreal and AR/VR development is a plus. Proven experience with native iOS/MacOS development skills (ObjC, Swift, C+ +, etc). Thrives in working on augmented reality concepts and solutions. Excellent organizational, time management and multitasking capabilities. Experience with ARCore and ARKit and 3D model, animation, and asset creation are a plus.
Our client, is a VR platform where professionals practice and master the complex interpersonal skills, is looking for a talent Copywriter to join their growing team.This person will be a jack of all trades Copywriter. They’ll be responsible for blog posts, marketing copy, web copy, brochure copy, marketing materials, article edits, technical writing for white papers, Powerpoint copy, headline copy and more! This person should be able to write versatile copy that appeals to different levels of audience. The brand guidelines are already developed by a Branding firm - this person just needs to come in and execute. This person can work remote, and on their own schedule – so it would be easy to pair with a full-time role/other freelance gigs.Background:2+ years of experience in copywriting. Bonus points - B2B / Corporate learning experience / enterprise technology. Corporate/tech experience in copywriting. Interest in technology.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Design / VFX Project Manager
Our client, a transmedia studio that creates a digital character, is seeking a Design/VFX Project Manager to join the team.You will report to the Director of Design, and be responsible for:Be the primary point person manage the creative pipeline, and ensure performance, consistency, and optimal workflow throughout the development process. Organize internal procedures and manage the day-to-day operations of the team. Create and implement a project management system to keep all team members on track and oversee the various stages of all client projects. Negotiate, and foster communication across cross-functional teams while protecting the team from any unproductive disruptions. Manage the creative pipeline including assisting with ticketing, scheduling and developing timelines with key milestones, delivery and proper cataloging of assets. Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving. Evaluate, optimize and update processes to better align with the creative team's evolving needs and priorities. Assist in consolidating feedback in creative reviews and effectively communicating changes to the creative team. Continuously evaluate and communicate the status of ongoing projects, identify any bottlenecks or risks, manage expectations as needed.Requirements:7-10 years experience preferably in the VFX space. Seeking candidates with strong technical skills and a problem-solving drive. Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the development team, as well as the creative and art departments. Knowledge of Agile approaches to project management. Proactively anticipate and remove impediments to keep teams highly productive. Excellent skills and knowledge of management and facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency. Knowledge of 3D, production pipeline and VFX techniques/technologies highly preferred. Candidates who are kind and endlessly curious will be most successful in this role.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Junior Motion Designer / Animator
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Motion Designer/ Animator to start with our corporate client for a temp-to-hire opportunity.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 develop new concepts.Skills and Requirements:2+ Years experience designing/ animating/ editing video content for YouTube and other online channels. Expert in After Effects. Can edit video. A Collaborative team player, who can take direction, and be flexible.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
3D Character Animator Maya
Our client, a transmedia studio that creates digital character, is seeking a 3D Character Animator to join the team.You will report to the Director of Design, and be responsible for:Creating facial and full body keyframe animation in Maya. Working with facial and bull body motion capture data to clean, apply and implement data. Creating appealing character poses in Maya based on reference photos. Working closely with other artists to help improve pipeline, rigs, and animations. Collaborating with other artists across disciplines to solve problems and proactively find new opportunities for improvement. Working closely with developers to bring animations into real-time environments.Musts:3-5 years VFX experience with strong understanding of animation pipelines, including character and motion capture setups. Strong Maya chops, with Standard 3D generalist skills a huge plus. Portfolio should showcase animation experience of human, Pixar-like characters including faces Solid technical fundamentals, including debugging and problem-solving skills with Excellent communication skills Experience with motion capture pipelines, as well as experience with game engines and animation for games a big plus. Candidates who will be the best fit for the team are kind and endlessly curious. Passion for music, contemporary art, fashion, and/or pop culture is a huge plus.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
VFX Generalist - Lighting / Rendering / Compositing
Our client, a transmedia studio that creates digital character, is seeking a VFX Generalist to join the team.You will report to the Director of Design, and be responsible for: Creating facial and full body characters, lighting, rigging and compositing into various environments Working in Nuke and Maya on character poses based on reference photos. Working closely with other artists to help improve pipeline, rigs, and animations. Collaborating with other artists across disciplines to solve problems and proactively find new opportunities for improvement.Musts: 3-5 years VFX experience with strong understanding in lighting, rigging and compositing Strong Maya and Nuke chops, with Standard 3D generalist skills a huge plus. Portfolio should showcase animation experience of human, Pixar-like characters including faces Solid technical fundamentals, including debugging and problem-solving skills with Excellent communication skills Experience with motion capture pipelines, as well as experience with game engines and animation for games a big plus. Candidates who will be the best fit for the team are kind and endlessly curious. Passion for music, contemporary art, fashion, and/or pop culture is a huge plus.Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Video Producer & Editor
Onward Search is looking for a Video Producer, Editor, and Videographer to join our prominent corporate client in Charlotte!Please Note:This is a long-term W2 contract role that is expected to convert to a permanent role after 6-12 months. 40 hours/week of onsite work is expected and benefits are available throughout the life of the engagement.Job Summary:We are looking for a video producer, editor, and videographer with animation, motion, and post-production skills. You will collaborate with cross-functional creative and marketing teams to produce multimedia projects to support B2B and B2C projects for marketing, sales, operations, and other business initiatives. You will plan and facilitate studio and field-based video production work, including the storyboarding, filming, editing, sound mixing, graphic design, animation, compression output and final digital distribution of video assets that meet the objectives for any given marketing initiative. You MUST have an engaging personality and be comfortable working with many different departments and personality types. The skills are certainly important but the personality is even more important.Primary Responsibilities:Identify, storyboard and capture of needed video according to workflow established Conducts field-based video production and operation of all portable video and audio equipment Assembling raw material and providing the final product Plans and performs video post-production tasks which includes reviewing footage, making editorial decisions, video transcoding, rough cuts, audio adjustment, color correction, and final editing Transports and sets up lighting and audio equipment Utilizes computer graphics and special effects for video post-production in accordance with the overall project Compresses video projects for output Takes direction from the Creative Director to storyboard campaigns.Minimum Qualifications:BA/BS/BFA degree in design, marketing, video production, or a related field. 4-7 years of professional experience in a video studio, preferably within in a large corporate or agency environment. Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects as well as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Strong proficiency with Avid Media Composer, Cinema4D, and Final Cut Pro strongly preferred. 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. Must be experienced with Cannon, Nikon, Sony, and Blackmagic DSLRs and professional video cameras. Must be experienced with online/social video outlets such as YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, and Twitch. Must operate and maintain a variety of digital video cameras and video editing equipment. Creatively plan and translate abstract concepts into effective visual form. Advise clients on effective media communication practices and adapt video products for specified media outlets. Research and remain current on the developments and applications of state of the art video production technology. Strong attention to detail is required. Core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively. Strong communication and presentation skills to present ideas and goals effectively. Possess professional business acumen and a high level of emotional intelligence. Must be a strong team player who is able to translate concepts into intuitive visual representations. A pro-active work attitude and ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines is also a requirement 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.
Content Operations Coordinator
Our client, a leading entertainment company, is looking for a Content Operations Coordinator to process and program content on web pages and mobile platforms for its network TV shows.This person will coordinate with multiple departments to requisition needed content and update the show pages with the latest data, videos, design assets including video clips, full episode videos, and design assets.The Content Operations Coordinator must be a process-oriented individual with a serious attention to detail. They will be responsible for managing content updates on multiple show web pages and mobile platforms, and must ensure that all assets and content meet standards of quality and accuracy.ResponsibilitiesManage updates to video pages across platforms Perform daily content QA tasks Be available to check high-profile content during evening launch period Coordinate across departments to secure assets and approvals as neededRequirements:At least a year of experience building and programming content in a CMS At least a year of experiencing performing Quality Assurance duties Experience managing assets for a web or mobile content property Proven professional commitment to detail and accuracy Basic HTML skills A deep passion for television Experience using team collaboration platforms like JIRA, Asana, and Slack a plus Must be an excellent communicator with a commitment to open collaborationDoes this sound like your skillset and experience? Apply today!