The Associate Motion Graphics Designer will be tasked with strategic direction, design development, and technical execution. Assignments will include a wide variety of video and still projects for broadcast, web, social media and print distribution. You will work closely with the Sr. Creative Producer, Sr. Promotions Producer and other team members to deliver quality still and motion graphics under high pressure deadlines. You will display an exceptional sense of visual design and typography, motion graphics and animation, video editing and strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere Pro.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Create and animate graphics based on the creative direction of the Sr. Creative Producer and video producers
- Collaborate with inside producers and clients to both maintain and enhance the visual style of motion and still graphics for videos and still images
- Produce graphics for variety of short and long form projects for broadcast, web, social media and print distribution
- Create, modify, customize, and manage graphic packages, templates and toolkits, for multiple clients, to be modified by editors
- Design motion graphics elements involving typography, photography, live video and 3D animations
- Execute visual effects such as compositing, motion tracking, and rotoscoping
- Collaborate with video editors and producers to evaluate graphic needs in ongoing projects and meet schedules for delivery
- Stay up to date on current graphic design, motion graphic and animation trends
- Design vectors and cut-out images for use in motion and still graphics

Experience / Skills


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

A minimum of 2 years of motion design experience in broadcast design
Proficiency with After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere Pro.
Strong motion and visual sensibilities
Excellent communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail
Managing deadlines and executing on-time and on-task
Strong self-starter and capable of to working independently
Ability to work within a team environment
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, G-mail, Google Docs
Must be a passionate visual storyteller
Must be self-motivated and a collaborative team player
Must be very organized and able to juggle several projects at a time
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work positively and collaboratively with internal staff

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Professional experience using Adobe CC – Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Graphic Design, Video/Film Production, or related field
Strong project management skills - team-oriented with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to move 15 lb. of equipment or more
Ability to work on computers for long periods of time
Ability to handle and operate all necessary equipment
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends (when required)

About Hamilton Road Productions LLC


Hamilton Road Productions is a boutique media company that specializes in live and post-produced studio content as well as promotional, commercial, and social media campaigns. We produce original and engaging content across various platforms such as YouTube, IGTV, Facebook Watch, ESPN and CBS.

Based in Scotts Valley, CA - Hamilton Road Productions works with major brands such as The CrossFit Games, Rogue Fitness, The Arnold Strongman Classic and the Drone Racing League among others.