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Senior Motion Designer
Little Canada, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 28, 2022
Job Id #52986 Posted December 30, 2021

Senior Motion Designer is an animator, editor and post-production expert who brings visuals and narratives to life in an array of motion-based deliverables. With strong proficiencies in 2D animation and video/audio editing software, this individual can move fluidly between tool sets to create ideas and concepts that successfully convey the creative message or meaning.

To accomplish this task, the Senior Motion Designer functions organizationally within Creative Network (reporting to Creative Director or Art Director) while operating within project-based teams alongside Designers, Art Directors and Creative Directors. These teams will develop thoughtful, aesthetically compelling and technically flawless content that engages audiences and exceeds client-set success metrics.

In addition to high-level execution, the Senior Motion Designer is responsible for being an effective creative partner. They are an invaluable resource, able to contribute ideas and visuals that are creative, surprising and on-brand with minimal internal course-correction. They nimbly support projects from concepting and pitching to development and delivery.

•    Edit raw footage. Lead all enterprise motion graphics projects — technically and creatively.
•    Create, develop and execute compelling and innovative videos for multiple forms of multimedia.
•    Manage multiple projects in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
•    Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
•    Remain informed of industry standards within motion design and software. 
•    Experience generating creative, innovative ideas in a short time frame. 
•    Train and mentor junior editors. Provide motion graphic expertise, training and best practice guidance.
•    Provide support and guidance in all video production areas, including shooting, lighting, sound recording, teleprompting, photography and operation of such equipment, as well as creative idea sharing.

Related work experience 
This position requires excellent creativity, problem-solving and technical expertise. Excellent written and oral communication skills with particular attention to detail. Proficient using the Adobe Creative Suite, Office 365 applications and project management systems. 

5+ years experience
Bachelor’s Degree

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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