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Job listing closed on 15 Feb 2024
2 Feb 2024

Video & Motion Graphics Designer

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

The Purpose:

The Brand, Communications & Content team is there to deepen fan engagement and share the Manchester United story with our fans across the world.
Teams within the department cover content across our club channels, social media and MUTV, internal and external communications, public affairs, and our creative identity and brand. This team also maintain relationships with fan groups and supporters’ clubs.

The video and motion graphics designer will work across commercial video requests from brief to delivery.

The Role:

  • To take video concepts from ideation to delivery. Combining motion graphics, animation, design and video into content that engages, excites, and educates different audiences.
  • To deliver creative excellence across all projects.
  • To support in the team’s aim to produce the greatest design work of any sports club in the world that is Innovative, World-class, Powerful, Inspirational, On Brief, On Brand, Flawless.
  • Use research and data insights to create insightful and targeted communications.
  • To ensure our creative is diverse and inclusive.

The Person:

  • Full knowledge of and experience in brand, campaign, social and digital development - delivering work across digital channels – web, app, social etc.
  • Ability to deliver on multiple projects and work efficiently.
  • A brand guardian. Ensuring all work fits within brand guidelines.
  • Excellent ability to craft edits that tell inspiring an effective brand stories.
  • An expert across Adobe CC software (primarily After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Knowledge of C4D (animation, rendering, lighting, and modelling) + RedShift/Octane a bonus
  • Experience in Colour grading (Da Vinci Resolve), audio production, AR, VR and experiential design a bonus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to craft scripts, work with VO artists and identify different tones of voice.
  • Excellent presentation skills, passion and belief when presenting ideas to ensure buy-in.
  • Proficiency in presentations leveraging keynote.
  • Portfolio of developing ideas from storyboarding to execution and delivery.
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced, award-winning design team.
  • A passion for sports, fashion, popular culture, brands, current video & animation trends - Desirable

Please attach your portfolio or include a link to your portfolio website
If you would like to join the team and be part of our mission, to win the United way, please submit your application by Friday 06th October 2023.

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