EMPLOYMENT

Motion Graphics Generalist

 
Love 2D and 3D animation? Do you enjoy collaborating on a large variety of projects ranging from 2D animated explainers to visual effects? Then this role maybe a great fit for you. We have a full-time position open for a junior to mid-level motion graphics artist. Daily tasks may include:

  • Editing animatics
  • Animation for explainer-type videos
  • Gathering and sharing inspiration for projects
  • Updating motion graphics projects
  • Collaborating with senior motion designers and 2D character animators
  • Assisting 3D team by creating motion graphic elements for product visualizations
  • Building tool-kits (lower thirds, transitions, SUPERS)
  • Logo animation

Qualifications, Experience and Must-Have Skills:

  • Minimum 1-year experience with an agency or animation related studio
  • Proficiency in After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and C4D
  • Flexible, reliable and able to work both independently and as part of a team

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@deepsky.us
Please do not apply for this job if your skills and experience are not a match.

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Project Manager

 
Deep Sky is seeking a project manager experienced in the field of design and animation. Must have a keen eye for design detail and excel in communication. Candidate will work directly with the producer, 3D artists, and clients. So people skills are a must.

Daily tasks include updating custom Excel sheets for product tracking, file deliverables, and client feedback. Additionally, you will be responsible for reviewing artist 3D modeling progress while comparing to physical products on hand. Nit-picking color and material textures so they perfectly match what’s been manufactured. That lighting is consistent and renders without flaws.

Knowledge with Cinema 4D is desired, along with a strong grasp on 3D visualization workflows. We have a great pipeline, process, and an amazing team of artists – it’s to everyone’s benefit the project manager keeps the project on track and deliverables meet client expectations.

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@deepsky.us
Please do not apply for this job if your skills and experience are not a match.

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Producer

 
an exceptionally talented and fun-loving producer to join our team on a permanent basis. Candidates should have experience scoping, producing, and executing motion graphics which includes 2D animation, 3D visualization, and high-end motion design. This is not an entry-level position. If you haven’t had experience working in a role at a company like this, you will need to present examples of relevant work such as mixed media and VFX.

Combined with a dynamic personality to engage with clients on calls and collaborate with staff and freelance artists. Candidates will have 2+ years of front-line experience in a creative production environment, be highly motivated for animation and producing, and of course rock star communication skills. Ideal candidates will have an eye for design and animation. Along with checking on artist’s hours, tasks and deliverables, the producer must be able to handle multiple projects on a daily basis. The producer should have experience managing budgets, maintaining Google Excel spreadsheets, and communicating with clients.

The position’s project may range from motion graphic event openers, campaign graphic packages, 2D animated shorts, commercial spots, visual effects shot, 3D visualization videos, and explainer/brand videos.

Qualifications, Experience and Must-Have Skills:

  • A minimum of four (4) years professional work experience in a related field, preferably in an agency, production or post-production setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of motion design and animation production practices including production flow, and the technical aspects of video and post-production
  • Basic knowledge of creative software suites artists use such as the Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Flash, Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Maya, Nuke, Harmony, etc
  • Must be able to multitask and handle multiple projects on a daily basis
  • Flexible, reliable and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Levelheaded, calm and function well under stress

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@deepsky.us
Please do not apply for this job if your skills and experience are not a match.

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Senior Motion Designer

 
Candidates should possess the skill sets to conceptualize and execute motion graphics, combined with a dynamic personality to engage with clients on calls and collaborate with staff and freelance artists. You must be able to structure projects and take ownership from start to finish, as well as being able to take direction and work as part of a team. Ideal candidates will have 4+ years of front-line experience in a creative production environment, be an expert in creative problem solving, have excellent communication skills and be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, especially After Effects, and Cinema 4D.

The perfect candidate will be broadly a generalist, but we welcome applications from artists with extraordinary talent in storytelling, styleframe creation and creative development, distinctive illustrative/design styles, a keen eye for typography, specialists in 2d animation and/or specific C4D skills such as scripting and expressions.

We are a collaborative team, and value personality and a healthy, fun working environment as much as creative ability and technical wizardry. We are looking for applicants that are both hugely ambitious and keen to develop quickly, whilst maintaining a pragmatic, team-oriented approach, and being happy to chip in on any task needed.

Qualifications, Experience and Must-Have Skills:

  • 4+ years motion graphic design and animation with marketing and TV campaigns
  • Proficiency in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D
  • College degree in related field – Art, Design, Marketing, Visual Effects
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy and quality control consistently reviewing work to accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • Flexible, reliable and able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Levelheaded, calm and function well under stress

When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and online reel to jobs@deepsky.us. We will review the work of candidates who already reside in the states. Please do not apply for this job if your skills are not a match. Contacting with a formal introduction is highly suggested. Thank you.