Designer/Animator

Creative & Design| Atlanta, Georgia, United States


DEPARTMENT: Creative & Design

REPORTS TO: Creative Director

OVERVIEW

The Designer/Animator is a crucial part of a content creative team, helping craft engaging, eye-catching images and video animations. You are a maker at heart, dedicated to craft with an eye for great design. You collaborate with copywriters, photographers, art directors and creative directors to bring ideas to life in the content and social space. Ideally you have a deep understanding of different social channels, how to express an idea in different forms and media types, and the ability to articulate your ideas clearly and simply. You are obsessed with pop culture and love tinkering. You mentor younger talent and challenge them to grow and learn the processes of being a successful award-winning creative.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Champion the Creative Vision and bring it to life as great content.
  • Have an understanding of best-in-class creative content.
  • Communicate effectively in visual, written and interactive formats.
  • Display infectious curiosity, at all times.
  • Obsessed with current trends and the latest advances in the technology space.
  • Consistently tell engaging stories, no matter what the channel.
  • Contribute to the new business activities of the agency.
  • Strong presence with clients and within the advertising community.
  • Adhere to 22squared policies regarding licensing of images, videos, music and fonts.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education from a Design or Graphics Arts school for BA/BS in Advertising, Marketing or Art preferred.
  • A versatile portfolio that includes work in social, digital and design.
  • 2+ years of advertising agency experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of advertising fundamentals, including brand development, strategy, storytelling, design, new/emerging platforms and technologies.
  • Successful experiences working with, and presenting to, clients.
  • Understanding of client motivations that encourages them to buy great work.
  • Mastery of craft and respect for creative excellence.
  • Ability to coordinate with project management to allocate creative resources.
  • Accountability and self-development.
  • Mac OS experience preferred.
  • Excellent Adobe Creative Cloud skills including After Effects and Animate.