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28 Jun 2024

Motion Design Intern

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Salt Lake City, UT, USA
0+ years exp.

The Utah Jazz and Utah Hockey Club โ€“ franchises of Smith Entertainment Group (SEG) โ€“ are looking for a Motion Design Intern with a passion for sports and kinetic type to join their creative team. As a part of the motion team, you'll be creating graphics for all touch points of the brand, including in-arena game presentation, broadcast, social, and more. You will be collaborating with other members of the creative team to concept, design, and execute graphics for events and general use throughout the season and off-season. This paid internship will start in Aug. 2024 and finish at the end of the NBA/NHL regular season (with the potential to continue into the playoffs). Maximum of 30 hours per week.

Please submit your website and/or reel with your application.


  • Concept and execute motion elements for use across the brand
  • Propose ideas and iterate based on feedback
  • Execute deliverables for different uses based on given creative direction
  • Manage your projects through to delivery
  • Engage with the creative team to share and research new ideas
  • Identify gaps in current assets and suggest alternatives
  • Keep up to date on current trends and relevant technical innovations
  • Availability to work nights and weekends


  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Detail-oriented and able to execute under tight deadlines
  • Ability to take feedback, iterate on, and work well with others
  • Knowledge of the NHL and the NBA is preferred but not required
  • Embody the company values of Transparency, All In, Community Obsessed, One Team, and Scrappy.


  • Bachelorโ€™s Degree in design or related field is preferred
  • A body of work that showcases motion and design skills
  • Knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro is required
  • Familiarity with Expressions within After Effects is preferred
  • Experience with Cinema4D, Blender, and/or Houdini is a plus
  • Strong understanding of layout, hierarchy, typography, and design


  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally.
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate, and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.

The Smith Entertainment Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and the Smith Entertainment group reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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