Purpose of Role
The Motion Designer will be responsible for the creation and development of on-air and off air promotions, cross promotions, conference presentations and digital requests. They will also assist with development of the on-air branding, for BBC Worldwide Channels in Australia & New Zealand. They will report into the Creative Director as well as actively help support the wider Creative Services team, when and where necessary. All design elements created will be in accordance with creative standards and required ‘look and feel’ of specific channels. The role will require the ability to pitch ideas using an array of visual layouts, animatics, moodboards etc. The role also requires working closely with the Marketing & Programming departments for specific integrated campaigns. All campaigns must retain high creative and production standards while respecting brand values and delivering on time and budget.
Adhere to brand identity.Brand custodian for the entire BBC Worldwide Australia and New Zealand channel portfolio, ensuring all branded creative solutions and executions are on brand.Attend all internal creative services meetings when necessary.An understanding of 360 campaigns desired.An understanding of Post Production, the facilities on offer and the difference each piece of hardware can do to help enhance the creative process is also desired.To achieve all requested outcomes on time and within budget.To be an energetic / enthusiastic member sharing ideas and best practice.Keep apace with general trends and developments in the wider creative industry and sharing it with the wider team.Be aware of local market TV regulations and restrictions.Working closely with the programming and marketing teams, to share creative input and ideas.With Creative Director have ability to pitch work and then get it signed off by key internal stakeholders etc.Be able to discuss and listen to feedback and act on it constructively.To have the ability to offer up a range of creative routes where appropriate, as part of the creative development process.Design, illustrate, and conceptualise through moodboards / storyboards a visual interpretation of creative concept.
Knowlegde & SkillsProven experience in broadcast, print and digital design.Fluency in graphics and animation programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects and intermediate/advanced knowledge of Maxon Cinema 4D is desirable.Excellent Apple Mac skills.Strong creative and analytical skills.Strong knowledge of typography, design fundamentals and colour.Strong knowledge of moving image and current animation techniques.A creative portfolio, showcasing innovative design solutions.Excellent Knowledge of current trends, creative executions and technology / software.A proven track record of TV broadcast work and Off Air Marketing solutionsGood knowledge of the production process and deliverables for (Video, Print and Digital).Experienced in high volume of work and tight turnaround deadlines.Ability to work with the design team in a collaborative and dynamic environment as well as and on self-contained projects.Good creative skills and creative judgment with a keen interest in art & media.The ability to work autonomously as a fully effective and creative designer to deliver a technically correct and high end finished product as per the brief;An interest in and enthusiasm for the work of BBC Worldwide Channels.
Candidates must currently have full working rights in Australia to apply.
Applications close COB 14 August 2017.
Williams Lea Tag has a unique opportunity for a Motion Designer/Designer to work primarily onsite with one of our professional services clients. From time to time you may also have to work from our head office in the Sydney CBD.
Your primary function will be to work closely with our Senior Producer, video and design team to create, design and produce motion graphics for internal/external use for our onsite client.
We are looking for someone with a solid design history who is also a whiz with After Effects.
The role requires a high level of autonomy, confidence, technical knowledge and creativity in order to develop and recommend solutions that meet the client's expectations within the agreed budget, timeframe, and framework of the client's infrastructure.
What we are looking for:
Minimum of 3 years experience with extensive work in Adobe CC, Graphic Design, Motion Design and Visual Communications.
Develop a full understanding of the client's business and vision, presenting fresh and vibrant ideas & designs to meet an ever-changing market place.
Think creatively to deliver fresh and vibrant images and concepts in various media including animated, video and other formats as required.
Produce new ideas quickly and efficiently in order to meet tight deadlines.
Use your exceptional skills in editing animation and motion graphics.
Design animatics/storyboards ready for animation.
· Utilise your in-depth understanding of visual communication and its implementation.
Demonstrate flexibility to work paid overtime when the deadline requires.
· Successfully adapt and integrate into a high-end corporate environment and its culture.
Excellent skills and knowledge of Adobe CC, Adobe After Effects + Plug-ins, Premiere and Media Encoder.
Excellent design skills and knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
Proficient with Cinema 4D and integration within After Effects.
The ability to identify client requirements.
Creative concepts, scriptwriting and storyboarding.
Working with external suppliers managing voice-overs.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficient with budgeting and estimating costs for end-to-end productions.
Able to work as part of a small team.
Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Able to follow instructions and respond to management direction.
Proficient in a Mac and PC environment (all suites are Mac-based).
Proficient with Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Keynote.
If this sounds like the role for you, then please send your CV - as well as links to your showreel/portfolio - and a cover letter without delay!
Note: ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is only available to Permanent Australian residents.