Role: Motion Designer

JUNIOR TO MID LEVEL

Do you want to become part of an ambitious team that creates corporate motion content for a wide range of clients?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative motion designer to join the team.


Who we are:

The global boutique for data and insight, Kadence is an international research company with offices in the US, UK, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong and China.

Kadence works with some of the world's largest brands, providing global reach with local expertise. Its consultancy delivers ‘Insight Worth Sharing’ to clients across a wide range of business sectors from retail and automotive to finance and travel, whilst its data solutions deliver quickly, accurately and cost-effectively to leading global companies conducting primary research.

With multiple industry awards and nominations, over 25 years experience and an extensive global footprint, we pride ourselves in storytelling and creating compelling design and video content for our clients to deliver insight that truly is worth sharing.

We specialise in creating compelling visual outputs and moving content for our clients across a variety of sectors, including animated video, short form documentary-style video, promotional and educational video content, internal corporate video and social media content.

We are passionate about design and communication, and we like to push the boundaries from both a creative and technological perspective, and we’re looking for someone who shares this passion.

Due to continued success we are now seeking a talented and dynamic motion designer, who has superb visual storytelling skills and a passion for creativity to join our team.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative motion designer with 2-3 years relevant industry experience to join the design team.

Working closely with the in-house design team, as well as the insight and marketing teams, you would be responsible for generating creative ideas and bringing them to life through animated video – from initial artworking and style frames through to animation and final delivery. Part of the role will also involve editing of live-action footage for documentary-style video content.

Ideally you will have with a passion for communication, data visualization, storytelling and motion graphics. You will be responsible for creating moving content with a high visual impact and be eager to develop new and innovative deliverables for clients, as well as for marketing and internal purposes.

An interest and experience in video production and camera handling is advantageous, however, there is opportunity to expand your knowledge in this area with us. An interest in graphic design, typography and layout is also a bonus.

In return we offer a fun and supportive working environment, and the opportunity to gain experience working across a diverse range of clients and sectors.

Key skills:

  • A strong conceptual visualiser using storyboarding, art-working and written form to communicate ideas.

  • Familiarity in visualising data and communicating stories.

  • Proficient in animation through Adobe After Effects.

  • Good operational knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Experience with video editing through Adobe Premier Pro.

  • A good understanding of design for branded video, including typography and the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining high quality output.

  • A ‘can do’ attitude with good communication skills and a collaborative approach to work.

  • The ability to work independently.

  • Have a keen interest in technology and design.

  • Have a strong portfolio / showreel of work that shows creative, cross-media ideas and well-executed design thinking.


Requirements to apply:

  • Include a short cover letter, outlining what you are personally passionate about and why you believe you are a good fit for the role.

  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience.

  • Previous experience of working creatively with a brand in motion that illustrates your creativity and visual execution.

  • Design or Animation qualification to degree standard or industry experience with evidence of a proven track record.


What’s in it for you:

You can expect an exciting role, which will see you contribute across all stages of the creative process ensuring projects are delivered to the highest creative and visual standards possible, a social working environment and the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects where you can input your own creative ideas and solutions.

If you are excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic, enthusiastic market research agency, please submit your CV and portfolio / showreel, complete with a cover letter telling us why you are the perfect candidate!

We offer a competitive salary dependent on experience and great benefits package.

Please send your CV, portfolio / showreel and cover letter to careers@kadence.com