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Advanced Systems Group Sr Motion Designer in New York City, New York

We?re looking for a Sr Motion Designer to join our team! Advanced Systems Group, LLC (ASG) provides onsite managed services for the world's largest search engine headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

This position is remote through September 2021, and will then be located in New York City.

Role & Responsibities:

  • Maintain knowledge of industry standards, trends and state-of-the-art technology to provide and enhance services.

  • Ensure deadlines are being met and are reasonable.

  • Collaborate with leadership to maintain and enforce brand guidelines.

  • Actively seek out new workflows and plugins, and develop templates and rigs that will increase the quality of work and efficiency of motion graphic designers.

Motion Graphics

  • Produce high-quality motion graphics, titles and fully animated videos for distribution on video platforms and live events.

  • Help realize the producer and content creator?s vision while being a steward and gatekeeper of the motion design language and brand.

  • Possess a basic understanding of rigging and templating within After Effects (Essential graphics, expressions, character motion design)

  • Other ad-hoc design duties, such as illustrations and slidedeck design.

Quality Control

  • Provide quality control and feedback on all motion graphics work from the video team.

  • Ensure that graphics are being used correctly and meeting proper brand specifications in video projects.

  • Ability to clearly and diplomatically communicate brand guidelines with stakeholders and producers.

Technical Skills and Problem Solving

  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Illustrator.

  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Cinema 4D

  • Basic understanding of the Google App Suite.

  • Basic understanding of Apple computers and troubleshooting.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 7 years of experience in a related field

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.

  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.

  • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with software development (mobile, web, cloud) and familiarity with the developer community.

  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX and/or product teams (motion, interaction, UX research, engineering, UX writer) on technical implementation.