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Senior Designer/Animator

Elevation
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (remote)
13 days ago

Description

Do you eat motion design trends for breakfast, think in splines, and obsess over a good transition when watching tv? If so, we’re your crew! Elevation is looking for a Senior Designer/Animator to join our mission to reach higher, jump further, and Outdare Gravity. 

About Elevation 

Elevation is a creative company, with a focus in design, animation, branding, and brand strategy. We have been creating awesome visual solutions for entertainment networks, advertising agencies, and brands for over 20 years. We hire those who are smart, determined, and strive to maintain a culture in which everyone is a hands-on contributor and feels comfortable sharing ideas and opinions. It’s the people that make Elevation the kind of company it is! For more information on Elevation and our motto of “Outdare Gravity,” check out our website. 

About the Role 

The SD/A is responsible for executing the company's design vision, in close collaboration with the Art Director, Director of Marketing, and Producers. This is a role that requires more than technical talent, it also requires an unquenchable drive to learn, continue to grow and develop, and concept on a high level. Whether the task is a client project,  something for the Elevation marketing team, or exploring new technologies, the SD/A should be eager to explore new horizons with their team of fellow adventurers. 

Important Qualities 

Communication skills. Designers must be able to communicate with the Art Director and other members of the team to ensure that they understand employees’ ideas and/or clients’ desires for the project. As a fully-remote company, it’s crucial that all staff can comfortably and effectively communicate via remote-work tools, like Slack and Zoom. 

Creativity. Designers must be able to generate interesting and innovative ideas to develop for a variety of project types. 

Leadership skills. A core component of working at Elevation is to grow as an artist and professional, but also to help your peers do the same. As a senior role, the SD/A will need to encourage their fellow designers to push themselves to the next level and offer advice and guidance in a respectful peer-to-peer environment. 

Time-management skills. Balancing competing priorities and multiple projects while meeting strict deadlines is critical for designers. 

The Art of the Pivot. This field requires quick, on-your-feet thinking and the right attitude to roll with it. We believe in exhilaration over exhaustion, and look for team members who find the challenge of our field invigorating. 

Critical thinking. Thinking through projects and anticipating problems is essential. Finding solutions that prevent problems is invaluable.  

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience with design and/or advertising agencies.
  • Awesome reel and board samples.
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Expertise in After Effects and Cinema 4D.
  • Desire to conceptualize, design, revise and deliver innovative and effective creative solutions, in a variety of styles.
  • Excellent people skills and a willingness to collaborate. A team player. A great leader.
  • Ability to prioritize workflows to meet competing, challenging, and ever-changing deadlines.
  • Stays on top of design trends and happenings in the design/animation world.
  • Passion, motivation, and a great work ethic.
  • Must love nerds.

Areas of Responsibility

  1. Work on Elevation projects, achieving the best possible results within a defined timeframe and budget parameter. 
  2. Responsible for assisting Elevation with its brand ID, including creating promotional and branding materials, website design, etc. 
  3. Responsible for new concept development, pitch material, and style frame design. 
  4. Assist Elevation with knowledge of current design trends, techniques, and industry trends.
  5. Assist in the development and execution of Elevation internal projects (IP work).  
  6. Support other directors and producers as requested and as resources permit.
  7. Execute duties and assignments as directed in compliance with corporate guidelines and objectives.

Perks and Benefits

  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, and Disability Insurance 
  • 15 days paid vacation, plus additional PTO for national holidays  
  • Remote work, equipment supplied as needed   

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At Elevation, we believe that in order to foster a more diverse creative world, we should strive for a diverse workforce of creatives. Elevation is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

At this time, Elevation can only offer full-time positions to those legally eligible to work within the United States, but we extend open invitations to freelancers from all over the world.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 65816101
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Elevation
  • Position Title: Senior Designer/Animator
  • Job Function: Art/Creative/Design
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: None
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