2D & Motion Graphics Animator

Marketing | Karachi, Pakistan

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Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled 2D Animator/ Motion Graphics Artist with a passion for storytelling and proven experience in business marketing content, such as creating explainer videos, promotional videos, screencasts, interactive statistic models, presentations, and live-action video animations.

The ideal candidate must be fast-moving and able to read through scripts and speak with clients to understand project needs, create storyboards and animations, and assist in the editing process. The incumbent will be creating graphics for a series of short films in post-production, managing ongoing content marketing projects, and pitching and working on your own ideas.

What You’ll Do

  • Liaising with the project stakeholders to discuss ideas and create animations based on their vision and using your artistic expertise to develop animation from their concepts.
  • Create graphic templates for easy use by other team members and client teams.
  • Createpreproduction storyboards that depict the script and narrative to plan seamless production
  • Create an animation to enhance various projects, including short films, advertisements, branded logos, and company website
  • Come up with reasonable timelines for job completion without compromising artistic integrity
  • Attend weekly production meetings to discuss any developing projects and collaborate on improvements and changes that need to be made
  • Work with the marketing team to build new and innovative visual advertising campaigns for monthly mailings and social media marketing
  • Designing backgrounds, sets, and other elements of the animated environment• Developing timing and pacing of motion, based on audio requirements
  • Working with the editors to merge the various layers of animation
  • Collaborating with other creatives including designers, video editors, and production specialists to finalize projects
  • Update design software as necessary and continually research new methods and programs that could improve animation projects

What You’ll Need

  • A bachelor’s degree in multimedia design, visual communication, animation, or relevant field
  • Up to 4 to 5 years of experience in motion graphics and 2D animation, Prior Experience with an Ad-Agency or Production House would be a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of visual communication, animation principles, colour theory, layout and composition, illustration, concept-building, storyboarding, and graphic design fundamentals
  • PreferablyProficient in Adobe After Effects, Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Applicants who attach a portfolio or samples of their work will be considered.
  • Ability to visualize abstract concepts and present information to the target audience using multiple forms of media (video, animation, stills, graphics, etc.)
  • Attention to detail, adaptability, and receptiveness to feedback and direction
  • Ability to work independently or with a team to develop animations and solve problems

Equal Opportunities for Everyone

Astera Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strictly prohibits discrimination of any kind. We are committed to building the best team possible and believe that great ideas can come from anyone. All the employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual potential and qualifications, without any regard to race, color, age, religion, socioeconomic status, orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

The Astera team is diverse – we welcome and learn from different individual experiences and points of view that our teammates bring to the table. We're excited to have you inspire us with yours!

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