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Junior Motion Graphics Designer

  • Job reference: IF-001305
  • Sector: Buildings, Information Communications, Infrastructure, Urban Development
  • Location: Birmingham
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We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Junior Motion Graphics Designer to join our creative team based in Birmingham.

As a part of our in-house Creative Design team, which is based in 6 locations throughout the UK, you will have the opportunity to work with 59 film makers, designers and developers on exciting and challenging projects in a fast paced, progressive environment.

The ideal candidate should possess an outstanding portfolio of motion design work, demonstrating creativity, ingenuity and a good eye for design. It’s essential that the candidate is innovative and is prepared to develop new skills and explore new technologies.

We work on a range of projects and collaborate across the creative team. We are always committed to impressing with our work and demonstrating the value that the client has invested in us. We need a hardworking individual who is passionate about their work and is looking to advance their career.

 

Some of our previous films and animations can be found here:

https://vimeopro.com/atkinsglobal/showcase-films/


Responsibilities:
• Report to Technical Lead in Motion, contribute daily to project discussions and get involved with the wider team.
• Collaborate within the creative team to develop briefs, storyboards, scripts and style frames.
• To deliver high quality motion graphic content across a wide range of styles and platforms. Including 3D, 2.5D and 2D.
• Contribute to the development of the business through innovation and working with other disciplines.


Requirements:
Essential:

• Proven relevant creative industry experience in a creative design, animation or media post-production environment
• An advanced understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud, with a focus on Adobe After Effects, Photoshop & Illustrator.
• A flair for visual storytelling and complex motion design techniques
• Good IT skills with an understanding of excel, word, PowerPoint, or relevant compatible software
Desirable:
• Experience with a 3D animation package, Cinema 4D preferably
• Experience with using Premiere Pro and editing video.
• Experience with 3rd party plug-ins / scripts and pre-sets for After Effects.
• A focused interest in illustration, graphic design, digital design or interactive animation

All applicants must send an online show reel or portfolio to be considered for this role.

Training:
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Creative Design in the press
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/stem-awards/design/augmented-reality-will-transform-engineering/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/stem-awards/design/creative-engineering-solutions/

Rewards and Benefits
The Atkins standard benefits package can be found using the following link https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
 
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV,  details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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