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Senior Motion Designer

  • Job reference: IF-002839
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Birmingham

We are looking for an exceptionally talented and creative individual to join our dynamic UK team as a Senior Motion Designer.

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 69 creatives, designers, developers and immersive media specialists on exciting and challenging projects in a fast paced, progressive environment.

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

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 can immediately engage in projects from the offset. We are looking for a creative who is adaptable, open-minded and can lead a project to produce outstanding qualities in delivery.

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.

• Report to Technical Lead in Motion, communicate daily to project discussions and get involved with the wider team.
• Responsible to deliver exceptional quality motion graphic to projects and maintain professional standards in every stage of production.
• Collaborate within the creative team and clients to interpret and develop scopes of work, providing high quality storyboards, scripts and style frames.
• Work closely with rest of the motion graphic team, provide creative direction, delegation work within the production of a project to maximise resource effectiveness and delivery best quality.
• Contribute to the development of the business through innovation and working with other disciplines.


• Proven relevant creative industry experience in a creative design, animation or media post-production environment.
• Advanced technical knowledge in 3D & 2D motion graphics, using industry standard software & 3rd party plug-ins. Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Cloud.
• A flair for visual storytelling and complex motion design techniques.
• Problem solving and ability to innovate to develop solutions.
• Experience in project management, tracking budgets, team management, client communication.
• Good IT skills with an understanding of excel, word, PowerPoint, or relevant compatible software.

• Experience with using Premiere Pro and editing video.
• Skills in programming, coding and working with digital animation and automation.
• Experience in illustration, graphic design, digital design, interactive animation, event & installation, projection mapping, VR, AR and 360 videos.

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

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 


Rewards and Benefits
The Atkins standard benefits package can be found using the following link 

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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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