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Motion Graphics Designer

Before we get into the specifics of the role, there are a few things we want you to know:

At the Orlando Magic, our approach is to not only learn as much about you as we can, but for you to learn about us. This is definitely a two-way street, so time with your potential new leader, teammates, and/or other departments that the role will work with is critical. It isn’t just, “what are we looking for”, but also, “what do we have to offer you” and “are we the right fit for you.” While every position is different, our interview process is typically a three-step process, sometimes more depending on the level and nature of the role.

What we offer you:

  • 18 days of personal time off per year + 12 holidays (that is 30 paid days off year!) plus reduced summer work hours (every other Friday off during the off-season, which averages to another 8 days)

  • A hybrid work model, casual work attire on non-game days, staff tickets to Magic home games, learning and development opportunities, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), company sponsored events, volunteer opportunities & outings for every employee

  • Fantastic benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company matching, mental wellness resources, subsidized gym memberships, maternity & paternity leave

  • Culture built on Community, Innovation, Legendary and Teamwork!

A quick summary about the Motion Graphics Designer role:

As the Motion Graphics Designer you will be responsible for creating dynamic, creative, and on-brand animated graphics for the Orlando Magic with a focus on digital content for team social media, app, broadcasts and in-game entertainment. In partnership with Content Studio producers and editors, this role will develop and implement animation and graphics content in an effort to elevate content.

What the Motion Graphics Designer will do:

  • Create and animate 2D and 3D motion graphics using Adobe After Effects.

  • Design and animate motion graphics for Content Studio needs including, but not limited to:

    • Social Media Animations

    • Features

    • Broadcast Elements

    • In-Game Entertainment

  • In collaboration with Content Studio producers and editors, develop and implement motion graphics into projects.

  • Design and animate logos, and other branding elements for the organization.

  • Ensure that all motion graphics meet the brand standards of the Orlando Magic or partner brand.

  • Contribute and play an active role in developing content.

  • Conceptualize, storyboard, and execute innovative designs and animation.

  • Maintain creative quality by keeping an awareness of industry trends in design, animation, and technology.

  • Collaborate with Content Studio producers and editors to provide feedback and recommendations on the ability for motion graphics to enhance projects in production.

  • Provide animation files to teammates with the proper specs for implementation.

  • All other duties as assigned.

What the Motion Graphics Designer needs to have:

  • College degree requirement: 2-year degree in graphic design, computer animation, television and film production or equivalent experience.

  • 5 years of motion graphics experience required.

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe After Effects required.

  • Knowledge of file formats, encoding, and digital file delivery required.

  • Experience working with Cinema 4D strongly preferred.

  • Previous experience with motion tracking software and techniques preferred.

  • Ability to take constructive criticism and adjust designs accordingly.

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and prioritize tasks.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to clearly articulate a vision for design.

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.

Physical requirements

  • None

Please note that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

The Orlando Magic are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at the Orlando Magic via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Orlando Magic HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of the Orlando Magic. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the Orlando Magic as a result of the referral or through other means.

The Orlando Magic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our leadership team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Job Details
Date Posted
4 Aug 2023
🇺🇸 Orlando, FL, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years