Directive Consulting is the performance marketing agency for SaaS and Tech companies. We use Customer Generation (a marketing methodology developed by us) which focuses on SQLs and Customers instead of traditional metrics like MQLs. We offer Paid Media, SEO, Performance Creative, and Video to our clients by creating comprehensive digital marketing strategies that allow our clients to hit their SQL targets, every time.
The role of the Sr. Motion Graphics Video Designer is an incredible opportunity to work with Directive's award-winning marketing team. You will be responsible for producing content for various client projects and will work with and directly report to the Senior Video Art Director.
Our ideal candidate is a master of storytelling through motion graphics, 3D animation, live-action video, and hybrid videos. You're obsessed with typographic and 2D motion styles. You're accomplished in 3D. You're skilled at creating engaging motion graphic assets that bring tech platform user experiences to life, with interactions that showcase the UI in such a way that makes it approachable, interactive, and user-friendly.
We are looking for a talented creative who can think strategically about the objectives of a business and concept and execute animated visuals that communicate the value propositions at hand. As a senior-level motion designer, you can analyze a company's brand, and utilize elements to craft a clear visual style that elevates it and resonates with the target audience.
Many of our animated videos are designed to captivate and engage the viewer by incorporating stock clips and live-action sequences that showcase the benefits of our client's platform. You understand all the nuances of that production journey, bringing your skills as a motion designer, editor, and critical thinker to bear, telling a multi-layered story that makes a brand overview or explainer video an informative, entertaining piece of content to watch.
Applications without portfolios will not be considered.Roles & Responsibilities:
What You Offer:
Developing and executing high-quality motion graphics that effectively communicate complex ideas or concepts in a visually appealing manner Ensuring that all visual elements of the motion graphics are consistent with the brand identity and style guide Utilizing advanced animation techniques to create engaging and dynamic motion graphics, such as character animation, 3D animation, and special effects Continuously iterating on designs and animations to improve their quality and impact, incorporating feedback from stakeholders and team members Collaborating with sound designers and composers to create soundtracks and audio elements that complement the motion graphics and enhance the overall viewer experience Employing best practices for video production, such as color grading, lighting, and camera angles, to create a cohesive visual story Conducting thorough quality control checks on all final deliverables to ensure that they meet or exceed industry standards and project requirements
A minimum of 3-5 years of professional tenure in a motion design and video editing role in an agency setting A robust motion design/video editing portfolio displaying a diverse range of motion graphics videos, live-action videos, and hybrid videos The aptitude to operate efficiently within a high-velocity agency ambiance, meeting tight deadlines without compromising on quality Stellar English communication skills, encompassing both written and verbal facets Advanced knowledge of typography and image composition Advanced knowledge of After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop and Illustrator Advanced knowledge of video sound design and audio editing using Adobe Audition and Premiere
What We Offer
🏠 We have a set living wage at Directive
🙏 Medical, dental, vision plans, disability, and life insurance coverage for you and your family that fit your lifestyle
Including a 100% employer-paid plan for you and a 50% employer contribution for your dependents
Benefits to Support the Whole Person:
🧠 Mental - Access to certified therapists through Spring Health, membership to Headspace
💪 Physical - Gympass, fertility support through Carrot, thousands of Aaptiv virtual workouts, complimentary One Medical membership for primary and virtual care
🛫 Time Off - Unlimited PTO (2-week minimum), Paid Company Holidays, Your Birthday Off, End of Year Recharge (Closed December 24 - January 1), Paid Parental Leave
💰 Financial - Traditional and Roth 401(k) with a 3% company match
🌟 Bonus - Annual bonus based on tenure, which scales in total amount over time
🌴 Annual Anniversary Trip to Newport Beach, CA with peers and executive leadership for fun and entertainment!
Work Environment Requirements
As a remote-first company, you'll have the ability to work from anywhere in the US, with the option to enjoy our state-of-the-art offices in Irvine, California. For some positions, as posted, we will accommodate global opportunities where we have established businesses, including Canada, the UK, and Australia. For global locations, you must have established and current work authorization and permanently reside in that country.
This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer (PC or Mac available), computer software platforms, and other office productivity tools as necessary. Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication, must have reliable internet access, and a professional background.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
If you require reasonable accommodations in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, direct your inquiries to [email protected].
At Directive, one of our core values is People First. We're committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive culture in the digital landscape. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.