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Coordinating Designer Motion Graphics

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by ESPN

Bristol, CT 06010
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Job Summary:

The Coordinating Designer, Motion Graphics is responsible for the creation of designs and animations at an advanced proficiency level. This position collaborates directly with in-house creative teams, production clients, and outside vendors to keep project expectations, timelines, and deliverables on track. This is a hands-on position requiring individuals who possess strong conceptualization skills, the ability to offer unique creative solutions, change direction easily, push their creativity and software skills to higher levels, exploit new technology, and actively communicate on all phases of a project to maintain the quality of ESPN's on-air product. The Coordinating Designer, Motion Graphics position is a high level creative who is expected to consistently set the bar on quality, innovation and creativity.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize After Effects, Cinema4D, Maya, Photoshop and Illustrator to translate project details and creative direction into visually compelling designs and animations
  • Regularly collaborate with internal design and project management teams as well as external design vendors
  • Possess strong individual and team communication skills with the ability to take direction well
  • Seamlessly alternate between working independently and leading teams as project requirements evolve
  • Maintain high standards of efficiency, consistency, accuracy, creativity and timely delivery of all requests
  • Adhere to proper file management techniques to ensure efficient archiving and subsequent retrieval of projects
  • Adhere to all administrative responsibilities, including time entry and daily reporting requirements
  • Must be highly motivated, work well under pressure, and able to effectively prioritize multiple assignments


Basic Qualifications:

  • Online portfolio/demo reel showcasing your proficiency in After Effects, Cinema 4d, Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Position is based at our Bristol, Connecticut campus, expect to commute to our location
  • Anticipate occasional travel and working adjusted hours as assignments may require


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 years design/animation experience at network/post house/major TV market
  • Passion for sports and a desire to create visually appealing imagery to enhance ESPN programming


Required Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Reference: 627697095

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