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Senior Motion Graphics Artist

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Art/Animation
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Type
Location UK - Midlands
Reference 8752_SH3SMGA

My client are a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading market positions across every major category of the interactive entertainment software industry.

Maintaining operations in Europe, the US, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, their product portfolio includes some of the best selling video games of all time - as well as world renowned established brands.

Due to recent expansion, they?re looking to recruit a Senior Motion Graphics Artist.

Overview of the job:

The Senior Motion Graphics Artist role requires both outstanding creativity and skill in Motion Graphics & excellent technical knowledge of the process and tools used for the design and creation of motion graphics artwork. This role will report to the Lead UI Artist and will be expected to work exceptionally well within a team of AAA Artists. You will design and create amazing motion graphics artwork to the highest standards in all areas of related artwork.

Role Responsibilities

? Design and produce Motion Graphics concept artwork to outstanding quality targets within an agreed timeframe
? Design and produce Motion Graphics production artwork to outstanding quality targets within an agreed timeframe
? Actively participate in any Motion Graphic work reviews and feedback, helping to maintain AAA studio quality
? Proactively help to define studio art pipelines and best practices against wider industry benchmarks
? Help to define the Motion Graphics requirements
? Outsource feedback as required
? Proactive technology and pipeline research and development
? Actively contribute towards post-mortems and help to implement the ensuing changes
? Actively contribute towards studio training and talent development

Skills and Experience required:

? Creativity
? An excellent understanding of the principles and techniques of Motion Graphics including timing, composition, typography, colour and lighting
? Expertise in Cinema 4D, 3DS Max or similar 3D art packages
? Expertise in AfterEffects, Nuke or similar art & design industry software
? Experience working within the Motion Graphics industry
? A positive and outgoing personality, calm under pressure and team-orientated
? An excellent understanding of the principles and techniques of Graphic Design
? A good understanding of UI Design and User Experience Design
? Excellent organisational abilities, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and problem solve
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Have a passion for games

For more information on this role or to apply for the position, please contact Simon Hope at Aardvark Swift on +44 (0) 1709 834777 or e-mail simon@aswift.com