Motion Designer



Los Angeles



About the Role

We’re adding a part-time Motion Graphics Designer to join our team. Ideally, you have spent 3-5 years at an agency (or have other relevant experience), you have a strong knowledge of trends and technologies, and you can execute at a high level across a broad range of clients and styles. This role will work closely with our design and client teams to create, conceptualize and deliver a wide variety of 2D motion and animation elements to support various clients and projects.

As a Motion Graphics Designer at Brains on Fire, we expect you to create unique, creative, and engaging content for our clients. You will work on a variety of clients and projects bringing various creative elements to life: from animated gifs and reels to short videos and storyboards.

There are several key attributes to this position. The ideal candidate will: 

  • Has 3+ years of experience within motion design + editing within an ad agency environment.
  • Possesses strong design conceptualization and problem solving skills.
  • Has the versatility to replicate/emulate a variety of styles using After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator while working in a fast-paced visual effects production environment.
  • Is a team player, willing to jump in across accounts when needed.
  • Loves to think strategically about how to creatively engage audiences
  • Strong production skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Skills include: After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere and Adobe CS. 3D motion experience is a plus.

Our ideal team member will also:

  • Be service-oriented, seeking good for our internal culture and in the world. Doing well by doing good is in our DNA. We took measures to become a certified B Corporation in 2017. We challenge our own company to lead by example and uphold the core tenets of environment, employees and community. We hire people we believe share those same core values.
  • Be a good person. We hire talented, awesome people.
  • Work independently yet thrive in a collaborative environment. Be confident in your skills, but able and willing to check your ego at the door.
  • Be able to build and maintain positive, productive relationships with clients and the internal Brains on Fire team. We’re in the people business. We believe building positive internal and external relationships makes us better employees, a stronger agency and happier people all around.
  • Demonstrate intelligent thinking, strong organizational skills and an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Be self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines. We’re a tight crew with a hefty client load. We can guarantee you’ll never be bored here, but you will need to know how to keep multiple plates spinning at the same time with a smile and a positive attitude.
  • Continue to research, learn and share new practices for our betterment.

Sound like you?