We need a Motion Designer.

Hovercraft is looking for an experienced motion designer to join our team in Denver. This role is perfect for a self-driven person with a strong conceptual approach. You must be able to deliver against a vision from start to finish in a deadline-driven setting. Responsibilities include concept development, storyboarding, style frames, and motion studies that establish the visual direction for our digital projects. We are a small but mighty team, so while this is a primarily a design role; you will definitely need to flex your animation muscles, too.

We are not your typical motion studio, so knowledge of non-traditional interactive projects and digital technologies is a huge plus - but not required. Animation projects you will be working on include event show packages, environmental motion graphics, and interactive installations.

Go-getter work ethic? Responsible and accountable? Innate attention to detail and highly organized? Smarter, Not Harder tattooed on your non-Wacom holding hand? If a bunch of yes’s, you’re landing at the top of the list. Resume/Portfolio to hello@hovercraftstudio.com

Job Duties

  • Strong conceptual thinker with ability to lead an idea from concept through delivery
  • Understanding of animation methodologies and techniques
  • Professional client presentation skills
  • This position will report to an Art Director and Creative Director

Preferred Education, Experience & Interests

  • Strong portfolio with at least 3 years experience
  • Expert knowledge in Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator
  • Working knowledge of Cinema 4D and Premiere
  • Understanding of UI and interactive methodologies a huge plus

Education & Interests

  • Bachelors Degree in Creative field
  • Interest and general knowledge of the creative industries
  • Interest and general knowledge of art, architecture, and technology

What To Expect

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits: Health / Vision / Dental
  • 401k with annual match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Supportive, upbeat, small team environment
  • Project specific and inter-office travel
  • Pet friendly office
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