An experienced, hands-on individual responsible for creating inspiring and innovative motion graphics with creative flair that meet requirements outlined in Apple’s creative briefs.
Responsible for the successful creation and production of design solutions, following creative direction of the appropriate Creative Director and/or Senior Art Director.
Has a strong knowledge of the creative development process. Consistently delivers superior design. Effectively scales design solutions in accordance with project constraints and parameters.
Proven Skills and Abilities
Expert ability to develop well-conceived, unique and innovative creative work that implements the strategy.
Ability to think unconventionally and employ experimental techniques in the pursuit of
Highly skilled in After Effects - both keyframed animation and expression driven motion. (support skills with Illustrator, Photoshop essential) with competency in 3D animation using Cinema 4D or Maya. Modeling, lighting, texturing and dynamics experience a big plus.
The ability to collaborate, as well as multi-task and work under pressure, should all come as second nature.
Perpetually curious, constantly seeking inspiration from media and design trends. A solid foundation of design history, art history and contemporary culture.
A self-critical eye for detail, never accepting ‘just good enough’
Strong typographic skills
Strong conceptual and problem solving skills.
Excellent design skills accompanied by the ability to guide and evaluate, and if necessary, redirect creative development.
Ability to communicate and support chosen design direction effectively with creative and project management staff, engendering trust and respect.
Great presentation skills, with excellent written and oral skills.
Minimum or Most Typical Requirements, Knowledge or Experience
- A minimum of 7 to 10 years relevant experience at a high end motion graphics agencies or design studios
- Solid design expertise in developing creative solutions in a variety of campaigns, across a broad range of problems and deliverables, including advertising, graphic design, Corporate ID, collateral, and interactive. Good typographical experience a plus.
- A sound technical understanding that will enable the smooth progress of a variety of projects from concept to delivery. Including but not limited to, video compression, green-screen shooting, frame rates and pixel aspect ratio.
Scope of Duties and Responsibilities
Accountable for successful execution of concept, design development and animation on assigned projects on collaboration with senior creative team.
Fully accountable for monitoring personal progress against schedules on assigned projects.
Relied upon to conceive of and design the development of high quality creative work that pushes the Apple brand forward.
Conducts persuasive creative presentations to senior leadership within the group.
Bachelor - BA /BS
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