Motion Graphics Designer
Yelp 96 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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Someone once said "Corporate video is boring". Not sure who saId it, but it's a statement that we try to disprove on a daily basis. We’re looking for an innovative Motion Graphics Designer who shares that opinion to join Yelp’s growing video production team. This position will be split between motion graphics production and shooting/editing live action video so a good working-knowledge of non-linear editing is a big plus. The ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of current trends in graphic design so that you know what not to follow.

Primary Responsibilities:
Design and create engaging motion graphics for video deliverables

Translate scripts to storyboards/animatics, image editing, etc.

Add effects/elements/motion graphics to existing video content

Create video composites, keying, rotoscoping

Ensure compliance with and help create company guidelines and design standards

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of trends and techniques in graphic/motion design

Secondary Responsibilities:
Camera work, lighting and grip

Edit video footage

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in motion graphics or related field OR degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience with Cinema 4D/Maya, Adobe’s After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator is required. Experience with Mocha, Toon Boom, and a comprehensive understanding of video codecs a plus.

Ability to work and contribute creatively in a collaborative team environment.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, well-organized, and have the ability to work in our fast-paced environment. Flexible to travel, work weekends and evening hours is a must. This is a permanent position based out of our San Francisco Office.


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