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MOTION/GRAPHIC DESIGNER


Position Type: Full Time
Location: Weehawken, NJ (remote)

MOTION/GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The Syndicate is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Motion/Graphic Designer to join our team as a full-time employee. Our office is Weehawken, NJ but we are working remotely for the foreseeable future. The candidate will work closely with our marketing team to create content and assets for our music, comedy and lifestyle clients.

Our ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about graphic & motion graphic design (especially within social media) and can work quickly while taking into consideration the details in each brief. Applicants should be experienced in working on a number of projects at once and be able to react skillfully to new incoming design requests, quickly assessing current workload and the time new projects will take to complete. They should have an existing portfolio of graphics, motion graphics, and designs, both their own art and projects they have done for clients.

This individual must be able to work in a variety of styles, in order to create assets for different types of clients, while still injecting their own ideas to ensure the aesthetics convey the desired message. Must have a passion for pop culture, especially music.

QUALIFICATIONS

Fluent knowledge of/experience using programs such as:
Photoshop
Illustrator
Premiere
Adobe After Effects
And any plugins necessary

Graphic Design:
1-3 years experience creating content and motion graphics
Understanding of/experience with social media image/video specs (optimal sizing for all platforms)
Good eye for design and ability to create/source images in a certain style
Knowledge of both typography and color theory; ability to determine the right typefaces and colors for content and clients
Ability to create/source images in a certain style, as needed

Motion Graphics:
Experience creating animated artwork out of static graphics, especially in the vein of visuals to accompany music, lyric videos, etc.

Video Editing:
Solid experience editing video footage in a creative way
Experience telling a story with video, considering all angles and advising on how to achieve best results for each project

Communication Skills:
Ability to confer with internal team and/or clients to obtain all information needed, advise on best design, and understand what is desired for each project

Time management skills:
Ability to juggling several projects almost simultaneously
Ability to judge quickly (and communicate to team) how much time incoming projects will take

Teamwork skills:
Must be able to collaborate with internal team when they work as part of a design team.

Bonus Points:
Front-end website development experience (Wordpress/Squarespace)
Back-end website development (and custom coding)
E-commerce integration
Spark AR

This is a full-time position. Benefits include:

Health and dental with company contribution to premium

401(k) with match

PTO

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and portfolio.

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