Motion graphics Designer

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Are you ready for something different?

We think that video can be done better. We think that, for most businesses, it can achieve more. We think that, for most audiences, it can mean more. And that’s pretty much the philosophy at Somersault. Our mentality is aim high, get there, aim higher, repeat. It’s served us well over the
years.We’re an innovation driven, multi- award winning video agency based in Cambridge, and a trusted partner to a group of world class businesses. In the last twelve months our work has taken us all over
Europe and the US. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a creative & passionate Animator to join our team in Cambridge on a three-month rolling contract. 

The Role
An Animator at Somersault is responsible for delivering a high standard of 2D animation and motion graphics work. The Animator must be able to work independently or with from a Producer’s brief or storyboard. Often involved in the conceptual phase of a project the Animator needs to show
creative flare with awareness to client objectives and style and may be asked to contribute to the development of creative ideas and concepts.
In some projects Animators will be asked to project manage, being the point of contact with the client and having overall responsibility for the project.

We are looking for someone with the creative ability and fresh, exciting ideas. You need to ready to adapt to an environment where creating great animation that fulfils clients needs is your first priority.

 Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with strong skills specifically in After Effects,
Illustrator, Premiere Pro & Photoshop.
 3D software experience is a bonus but not required
 Good drawing/illustration skills
 A keen eye for design, layout and typography

You are:
 Proactive and confident, able to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
 Adaptable and pride yourself on working to an extremely high standard - this could be
animation, edit or design work
 Creative, driven and hard-working team player
 Enthusiastic and a perfectionist when it comes to your animation and design work.

If you’ve got passion & flair for animation and enthusiasm to learn and grow within our company,
then we want to hear from you.

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