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Motion Graphic Designer

🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

The Motion Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualizing and creating motion graphics elements for UFC content across all venue and television broadcasts.

  • Builds and executes all visions for LED ribbons in arena and around Octagon.
  • Collaborate with creative team on all graphic material for UFC Fight Pass exclusive streams.
  • Assist in the development of graphics, including packages, for studio shows.
  • Generates all content for larger scale production agendas, including but not limited to, creation of graphic content in LED ribbons, wedges, pillars, etc. on large scale arenas and LED wall artwork on bigger weigh-ins/press conferences.
  • Conceptualizes, designs and executes unique graphics from packages and toolkits.
  • Designs motion graphics elements involving typography, photography, live video and 3D animation.
  • Creates/modifies customizable graphic templates and toolkits to be used by editors.
  • Produces graphics for variety of live UFC event broadcasts and studio programming.
  • Works closely with producers, venues, 3027, creative team and editors to deliver completed assets.
  • Effective communication with venue contacts to ensure timely delivery of LED assets in specified formats.
  • Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Motion Design, Graphic Design, Film and Television or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of motion design experience in broadcast design.
  • Proficiency with After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Experience with Cinema4D, AVID and Premiere.
  • Demonstrate creative ability through strong motion and visual sensibilities.
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage deadlines and to execute on-time and on-task.
  • Strong self-starter and capable of working independently.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and maintain discretion and confidential information.
  • Knowledge of UFC and MMA is beneficial but not required.
  • Understanding of venue animation systems a plus.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.
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