Designer, Motion Graphics
Universal Music GroupSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
We are UMG, Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.
How we LEAD:
Merchandise and commerce is becoming part of the fabric of music culture. For artists, it’s a way to develop and further articulate their brand. For fans, it’s another pathway to connecting with an artist and the culture they represent.
UMG is looking for a passionate and experienced Motion Graphics Designer to help lead in the development of best in class creative work for Paid Media and CRM using motion graphics to support client objectives. The person in this role will execute for a variety of creative initiatives where video and motion are required. An ability to bring new, innovative ideas to client challenges is a must. Collaboration across departments to guide aesthetic and conceive unique creative solutions that drive successful results for our clients and campaigns is a daily part of this role.
How you’ll CREATE:
• Work with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, pitch, create, and deliver video assets to support client objectives.
• Continue to evolve the team’s work and contributions to larger campaign and artist initiatives.
• Create short form content that matches the aesthetic and style on a release, artist and brand level.
• Create animated artwork, animated text, call to action etc.
• Trim footage segments and sequence video as well as create motion graphics and design that deliver on client expectations.
• Input music, dialogues, graphic, effects, and sound design.
• Keep assets and final projects organized according to specific naming conventions and follow protocols.
• Use the newest software and technology to create unique and innovative content.
• Storyboard, plan, and shoot various forms of content to advertise and market client products.
• Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry best practices to maximize efficiency.
Bring your VIBE:
• 4-6 years working in video editing or motion graphics, preferably in an agency setting
• Degree in film studies, motion graphics, cinematography or related field
• Proven work experience as a video editor with a strong portfolio
• Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut) Blender or other 3D software preferred
• Experience with DSLR, mirrorless, and professional camera equipment for on-site shooting of editorial and marketing content
• Thorough knowledge of timing, motion and continuity
• Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
• Creative mind and storytelling skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Detail-oriented, self-directed, and able to set priorities while working within a small team
• Ability to receive and execute creative direction and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
• Must have a passion for web, music and entertainment
• Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan with company matching
• Flexible Paid Time Off plus Paid Holidays, 2 week “Winter Break” & Wellness Fridays (year-round)
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Tuition Reimbursement (after 12 months of service)
• Robust Employee Assistance Program (for you and your loved ones
• Annual Well-Being Allowance which includes Fitness, Travel, Home Enhancements, Nutrition, and Spa Treatment Reimbursements
Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.
Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.