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Senior Motion Designer

Spinifex Group Hong Kong is actively seeking a talented Senior Motion Designer to join our unique, bright and enterprising team. We work in a non-conformed world, across a variety of projects and formats in a global market. Pushing our tools to the limit, we are constantly seeking better ways to expand our world-class reputation.

We are looking for someone who’s motion graphics skills are outstanding, and possess a strong design eye, with an intuitive sense of timing and excellent communication skills. You must be able to deliver more than just tricks, and compositing; we are looking for a bit of magic!!!!

You will be collaborating with a team including a Creative Directors and Motion and 3D Designers, encouraged to work unsupervised and contribute more than just movement to a project, you will have the ability to inject clever ideas.

We will expect an open mind and a willingness to soak up our unique culture, and in return you will be able to stamp your skill and talent on a variety of work.

You are a strong communicator and can direct other designers and operators around you; with a smart approach to your work you understand limits when required.

AFX is the heart of our motion department, where we can truly say we are experts with a passion for pushing the boundaries taking our skills to an international stage; this is a “hands on“ role all the way.

Editing and 3D knowledge and experience although not essential would be a welcome bonus.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a talented motion designer in an environment that rewards excellence; if this sounds like your perfect world we would love to meet you!

Job Overview

  • To create and collaborate on the production of 2D motion graphics and 3D animation for the various requirements of the company.
  • This includes design, creation of assets, bringing them to life, modeling, animation, editing, outputting and delivering high quality and innovative motion graphic content.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Collaborating with the Senior creatives in producing motion graphic and 3D content
  • Where applicable, producing motion graphics and 3D content from concept to delivery
  • Working on multiple projects concurrently, balancing time constraints whilst maintaining quality
  • Understanding the production pipeline and keeping the deadlines
  • Encoding, converting and editing videos and graphical sequences
  • Keeping abreast of new technologies and techniques to deliver cutting edge work
  • Understanding brands and producing work of a suitable style
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

Personal Specification

Job Specific Skills and Attributes

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the industry.
  • Strong animation experience and feeling for timing.
  • Strong Adobe After Effects skills with demonstrable experience in motion graphics
  • Strong Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Strong creative thinking, exhibiting a range or varied styles and techniques
  • Ability to create high quality content from a constrained brief with short deadlines
  • Good understanding of video formats, compression techniques and format requirements/constraints
  • Experience with customized formats for projections and large screen content
  • Fluent in English and Chinese.

Preferred Requirements

  • Good Autodesk Maya or C4D package skills, including modeling, texturing and animation
  • Adobe Premiere skills
  • Adobe Audition or similar skills
  • An artistic background with extensive portfolio
  • Experience with a variety of AE 3rd party motion graphic plugins (i.e Trapcode Suite)
  • Experience in the event and exhibition industry
  • Experience with interactive content creation and tools (Max MSP, Unity, CCC and processing) can be plus