Granicus is the leading provider of citizen engagement technologies and services for the public sector, bringing governments closer to the people they serve with the first-and-only Civic Engagement Platform. Granicus works with more than 4,500 government organizations and connects more than 220 million people in the largest Citizen Subscriber Network of its kind.

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Motion Graphics Designer

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Job Description

We’re looking for a mid-level motion graphics designer to join our team in making explainer videos, animated online learning courses, and more. You will ensure that all designed products are of the highest quality – that they are engaging, targeted, and relevant to our government audience. You would also represent and advocate for great multimedia design with other internal teams and work with the Director of Content to manage the evolution of our media products.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with other designers and the creative manager to determine creative direction for e-learning/interactive media 
  • Conceptualize and brainstorm concepts for e-learning courses 
  • Design/illustrate templates, storyboards and other assets for animation
  • Animate in Adobe After Effects
  • Incorporate changes/edits recommended by the clients into the final animation 
  • Help the client-facing team scope client projects and make suggestions to keep within constraints
  • Help workshop new motion graphics solutions for client projects
Skills & Requirements

What we need in you: 

  • 4+ years’ experience working in motion graphics and interactive design
  • Experience working directly with clients through the process of scoping, pitching, creating and revising motion projects
  • Preferred degree in motion graphics design, audio/film production, or graphic design, but will consider other degrees with relevant experience 
  • Experience working with a team of creatives working on multiple projects 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Audition). 
  • Experience/familiarity with audio/video exporting best practices 
  • Thorough understanding of pacing and animation principles 
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design and typography 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time and a range of tasks 
  • Ability to collaborate in a creative team environment 
  • An up-to-date portfolio or reel is required. Please include a link in your resume or cover letter.

 

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Qualifications

Benefits: At Granicus, we offer a competitive benefits package that allows employees to tailor benefits to their needs. Benefits listed below are for employees based in the U.S.

  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with matching contribution
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employer paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
  • Group legal coverage 
  • Transit and/or parking supplement for office based employees
  • Free snacks and drinks in our offices
  • And more!

Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. 

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