Creative Lead, 3D Motion Design

| Seattle, WA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 100,000-110,000 Annually
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As a Creative Lead, you will collaborate with your team to lead conceptual development for video content across all client platforms. The right candidate will be thoughtful in their approach to creating concepts and designs that have strong strategic underpinnings. You will use your expertise in motion design to help craft compelling visual stories. You bring positivity and enthusiasm to a wide range of managed projects and you share responsibility mentoring your team in both craft and creative development. You’ll often find yourself having to do super cool things like write, sketch, design, animate, smile & present. Sometimes you do it frame-by-frame. Hey, do you like awards?? Well, let’s go get some of those, too! You’ll search endlessly, laugh frequently and make things awesomely. That’s all we ask really.

Our ideal candidate will sit in Seattle, WA, but we are open to folks in Los Angeles, CA as well. 

What you'll do:

  • Lead teams of designers, animators, writers and production artists with compassion and ambition to create outstanding video content under deadlines
  • Create concepts both independently and collaboratively
  • Present ideas thoughtfully, both to internal stakeholders as well as clients
  • Provide reference material and write-ups that sells through concepts visually
  • Ideate and execute video content from script while maintaining client and agency brand standards
  • Continuously search for optimal solutions to creative challenges
  • Work with creative and production teams to identify opportunity areas within existing client work, internal process, and training opportunities
  • Keep on top of software advancements in the CG and video production industries
  • Lead internal teams on initiatives that help improve process and creative output
  • Keep all your work organized within our system to set your collaborative partners up for success

What you're like:

  • You have a positive attitude that shows enthusiasm for the creative process and a desire to make the impossible come to life
  • You're an idea-driven designer, who draws from a wide range of disciplines and inspirational sources
  • A team player who thrives on collaboration
  • Curious by nature and stays up to date with current design & technology trends
  • Calm and resourceful under pressure, with a knack for problem-solving on a deadline
  • Keen eye for detail and rigorous quality control
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

What you've got: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in video production, graphic design, or related field
  • At least 5 years of solid experience working in a professional, client-driven environment, designing and creating broadcast-quality motion graphics for both standard and unusual screen sizes and shapes
  • An ability to create concepts and designs that ladder up to a strategic brief
  • Deep understanding of the art of storytelling through motion graphics, video and music/audio
  • Skills and expertise for every step of the production process, including a sophisticated design sense for integrating motion with 2D, 3D and experiential brand activity
  • Expert knowledge of After Effects and popular plug-ins
  • Advanced knowledge of Cinema4D, and a familiarity with render passes and compositing 3D elements within After Effects
  • Experience and strong graps of post-production environments and graphics workflows to and from AE, Premiere, and Cinema4D packages
  • Comfort with Adobe Premiere/Final Cut, and basic editing practices
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools (such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills required
  • Demo reel required

The perks:

We’ll pay you to come work here, because we’re generous like that. Our salary range for this role is $100k - $110k, but on top of your paycheck, you’ll receive a whole lotta benefits to help keep you healthy, secure, and balanced. You’ll get great medical, dental and vision insurance (paid in full), 401K with company match, extended holidays, flexible summer hours, and volunteer time off to name a few.

About Us

We are WongDoody. 2000 innovators, creators and designers in 22 studios across the world. 

We create human experiences. Tell big stories for bold clients. Use design to save lives. For the past 30 years, WongDoody has been recognized as one of the most creative and innovative companies by Cannes Lions, Fast Company and EY, among others.

Since our founding, we have won hundreds of global awards for advertising, branding, experience design and strategy, while building a culture that consistently makes WongDoody one of the “Best Places to Work”. We recognize that our people and our values are paramount to our success. Now an Infosys company, our culture remains the same—open, inclusive and curious—rooted in Creative Democracy formed by our founders, Tracy Wong and Patrick Doody.

We're just getting started.

See how we're making an impact: https://www.wongdoody.com/work

Join our global team: http://www.wongdoody.com/careers/

WongDoody is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity employer where we are committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive workspace regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We are intentional about creating a space that celebrates, embraces, and also reflects the diversity of the world we live in. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

All candidate information is kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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