Motion Design Director

Company Details

Razorfish

Company Description

Hi there! We’re Razorfish. We’ve been leading the marketing industry with our digital expertise since the start of the internet. But in 2020, we did a full reboot. What’s different? It all starts with people. Weird, wonderful, complex people – with diverse backgrounds in strategy, creative and technology. But no matter how different we are, we all have one thing in common. We believe our differences are our strength. So we push for inclusion, challenge convention and bring in new perspectives, to inspire new ideas. Because when we connect by understanding what makes people different, we can create unforgettable experiences that enrich lives. Join us at razorfish.com.

Job Description

*** WEST COAST BASED***

Come push the boundaries at the forefront of motion design and animation for digital signage and immersive experiences for T-Mobile. We’re looking for a passionate talented visual artist and team leader to join the physical-digital team at razorfish.

You’ll lead motion design and execution for some of the most dynamic and technically advanced brand environments including digital signage, permanent digital installations and media architecture, and temporary brand activations at architectural scale.

The role will drive motion graphics, concept and design for these brand environments and lean heavily into craft and brand expressions for linear and interactive experiences and emerging experiences. We’re looking for someone comfortable directing motion designers and 3D/VFX artist as well as video production teams to drive toward unforgettable brand experience at the intersection of design, technology and physical space.

This role will be a driving force in our physical and digital capability and play a critical, hands-on role in the work – from bold ideas to state-of-the-art execution. This person will lean in where it’s needed and partner closely with our experience and visual designers, emerging experience engineers and strategists to make huge moves with our client partners. This position supports digital signage and immersive retail experiences for T-Mobile based in Seattle and experiential projects in North America. As such, this role is a remote work from home set up, however travel for critical meetings, prototyping in our labs, and business acceptance in T-Mobile’s Signature Stores may be required.

Qualifications

  • A robust background with 8+ years experience in a client facing, creative leadership role in an agency environment.
  • Recognized expertise in highly visual, immersive brand experiences and motion graphics in retail and branded environments
  • Experience in creation of original content including video shoots and post-production
  • A strong working knowledge of the fundamentals—motion graphics, emotional storytelling, animation, visual effects, and other cinematic techniques.
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative direction and timely and helpful feedback to drive ambitious thinking while keeping work on budget and schedule.
  • Proven leadership skills. We need people who are confident with everything from team building to mentoring to guiding young blood.
  • Excellent presentation skills and communication abilities at all levels of both internal and client organizations.
  • Strong ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs. Flexibility (and creativity!) when things change and as new constraints emerge is paramount.
  • An attention to accessibility and inclusive design at all stages of work
  • An ability to hop into a project and work with a knowledge of After Effects, Maya and Cinema 4D should the need arise.

***This person will need to be based on the West Coast as that is where the client and the rest of the team are***

Additional Information

The Power of One starts with our people! To do powerful things, we offer powerful resources. Our best-in-class wellness and benefits offerings include:

  • Paid Family Care for parents and caregivers for 12 weeks or more
  • Monetary assistance and support for Adoption, Surrogacy and Fertility
  • Monetary assistance and support for pet adoption
  • Employee Assistance Programs and Health/Wellness/Comfort reimbursements to help you invest in your future and work/life balance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid time off that includes Flexible Time off Vacation, Annual Sick Days, Volunteer Days, Holiday and Identity days, and more
  • Matching Gifts programs
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • ‘Work Your World’ Program encouraging employees to work from anywhere Publicis Groupe has an office for up to 6 weeks a year (based upon eligibility)
  • Business Resource Groups that support multiple affinities and alliances

The benefits offerings listed are available to eligible U.S. Based employees, are reviewed on an annual basis, and are governed by the terms of the applicable plan documents.

Razorfish is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law, genetic information, marital status, military service and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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