Senior 3D/Motion Designer

We’re looking for a Senior Motion Graphic Designer with a passion for telling compelling, visually interesting stories. This role will bring client stories and messages to life by combining 3D, motion graphics, animation, design, and video into standout visual and media experiences that engage, excite, and educate audiences.

The ideal candidate is an intelligent storyteller and dynamic creative who is excellent to work with, likes to learn, is a people person, and has the skills to think laterally and conceptually to bring briefs to life through standout visual executions. You are someone with exceptional skills in, and a demonstrated passion for, design, as well as a point of view on how concepts translate into images.

You will have worked in branding, advertising, or digital marketing for at least six years, preferably in an agency setting, and will have proven experience in concepting. You are comfortable working independently and can take a concept from idea right through to execution.

This is an exciting time to join one of the biggest brand consultancies, working alongside a talented team and cultivating a portfolio of excellent work.

Who are we?

We’re a brand-new brand with a tone of personality, deep expertise, serious credentials, and a fresh new approach to consulting.

Injecting personality, style, and imaginative storytelling into the world of B2B marketing is what we’re all about. We’re trusted advisors with the spirit of adventurers. If you’re looking to make a real impact, play a pivotal part in building a young brand, and business, this is the role for you.

Working directly with our Head of Motion, Creative Directors and the wider Yonder team, you’ll be an integral part of a small, (yet mighty!) motion team, and work closely and collaboratively with our superb creative team.

You’ll be ready to help us supercharge our branding activity through standout creative design and storytelling, bring loads of ideas to the table and be excited to drive them through to execution.

What you’ll do

  • Distil, decode, and deconstruct creative briefs into visual concepts
  • Storyboard, design, animate and create standout design and animations across formats and platforms
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team with writers, designers, and some of your kind… motion designers!
  • Generate and pitch great ideas / concepts that are on strategy and adhere to visual guidelines
  • Lead and mentor teams of creatives and junior designers
  • Determine which media and design elements to use to support concepts and tell compelling stories
  • Independently execute approved concepts on time, on budget and to a high standard
  • Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery, including that of junior design colleagues
  • Collaborate, document, and communicate proactively throughout the work cycle
  • Review content, incorporate feedback and ensure work meets agency standards
  • Demonstrate a learning mindset and stretch the boundaries of the craft each day, sharing trends and formats with colleagues
  • Constantly strive for new, better, and more innovative solutions

What you’ll bring

We’d like you to tick as many of the below off as possible but remember that you don’t have to match 100% of these bullets – we’re looking for a unicorn and as such “unusual” shapes of person and profile are welcome:

  • 6 + years of professional experience
  • Expert in 3D, motion graphics and animation is mandatory
  • Knowledge of 3D tools and software a plus (e.g., Cinema4D, Blender, Maya) a must
  • A strong base in graphic design principles
  • Illustration skills (especially digital, vector-based) a must
  • Strong portfolio and showreel showcasing a clean design aesthetic
  • Expert fluency on a Mac platform Adobe Creative Suite and After Effects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

We’re eternally curious and never stop learning, sharpening, and sharing our diverse expertise. That’s why we only hire people with bags of energy, eternal curiosity, limitless ideas, and the desire to get stuck in and make a real difference together – for our clients, and for ourselves. Most importantly, we only hire unbelievably nice people! Honestly. Those who deliver to the highest caliber and want to have some fun along the way…

Yonder launched in October 2020 after merging 4 businesses together. We’ve created a fresh new consultancy – a unique fusion of strategy, insight and imagination that delivers customer-driven business success for our clients. And it’s an amazing list of 100+ brands, from disruptive startups to industry giants. Say hello to a close-knit team of 175+ strategists, researchers, creatives, data scientists, analysts and innovators across the UK, US and Asia. It’s nice to meet you.

Looking to join a consultancy that’s pushing boundaries, pursuing brilliance and excited by possibility? You’ve just found it. Talk to us today.

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