Motion Graphics Animator

Full Time

Application Deadline:

January 31, 2021

Sircle Media is a Social Strategy Firm based in NYC, that manages social media platforms and content creation for awesome brands. We focus on healthy CPG, Beverage and Spirits and our team gets to produce really incredible visual content to be used in our client’s storytelling online. A Motion Graphics Animator will be responsible for creating short form motion graphics to help develop and expand our client’s presence across new and existing platforms. We have a full creative team to help support and supplement the role and we also give candidates a ton of autonomy to be their most creative self. The right candidate must be excited about working with emerging brands to tell their story and share their journey. They should be someone who follows brands they admire on social already, always thinking about ways they’d elevate their content. They must also have a desire to tackle new content trends, rather than just playing it safe and going along with old ones. This candidate must have demonstrated experience in creating motion graphics and graphic design for products and have excellent people skills to be able to interface with clients. We are not looking for a character animator for this role, rather someone who can create content that looks like this:

What your day-to-day will look like:

  • End-to-end production of social media content, including creative (graphics, video, and curation) with access to an in-house studio, equipment and cross-functional support from a team of designers for projects
  • Support community management with proactive ideation and implementation of high-quality assets
  • Constantly coming up with new, out-of-the-box ideas to make our clients known as a producer of engaging, relatable content

You will thrive if you:

  • 1-2 years in a fast-paced design job or freelance position being an owner of creating successful, innovative social content
  • A knack for creating and identifying compelling content and clever concepts
  • You're witty, get online culture and how brands use social networks, makes you excited
  • You're a self-starter who is interested in identifying and creating your own projects while working well with a team
  • You like to actively learn and are interested in managing and mentoring others
  • You spend most of your day in, After Effects, and are very familiar Illustrator, Premiere Pro Photoshop
  • Experience in 3D design is a plus but not required
  • Experienced with and interested in both graphic design, animation and branding 
  • Experience creating daily video content for social platforms
  • Strong understanding of how to make impactful micro-content for specific audiences and platforms
  • Understands the ins and outs of making video content for social platforms (sequence settings, key-framing, captioning graphics)
  • You have a very strong work ethic, positive attitude, and can adapt to change quickly
  • Strong communication skills comfortable asking for feedback and or trying to move projects in different creative directions


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