Motion Graphics Designer
July 23rd, 2021

Job Description

Populous is looking to recruit a multi-faceted motion graphic designer, animator, button-pusher, storyteller, movie lover and video editor that can bring their creativity and ideas to the table to join our team. Someone who can take a project from nothing to something in a short amount of time, and loves the broad spectrum of video production including Motion Graphics, Visual Effects, Compositing, 2D and 3D Animation, video shooting, editing and sound design. Ability to deliver creative solutions and quality results whether working on your own or part of a team. We tease the stories from our clients and turn them into engaging and creative animations or videos.

Job Responsibilities


  • Attend internal team and external client meetings.
  • Develop initial creative ideas, mood boards, style frames, scripts and storyboards.
  • Produce a broad array of still renderings, animations and video content.
  • A great understanding of After Effects, Photoshop, 3DS MAX and V-Ray.
  • Have a very good standard of English, both spoken and written.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as required.

Job Qualifications


  • Must be proficient in After Effects and Photoshop.
  • Must understand the fundamentals of animation, composition, and storytelling.
  • Create stunning visuals to accompany written scripts or creative briefs.
  • Present concepts and work both internally and to clients.
  • Keep up with new design styles.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently or as a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to different people, situations and changing priorities with grace and flexibility as well as demonstrating an appropriate sense of urgency.

Bonus points:

  • Knowledge of any 3D application such as 3DS MAX, C4D, Blender or Sketchup.
  • Knowledge of rendering software such as V-Ray, Redshift, Lumion or Enscape.
  • Knowledge of Photography and Videography with a DSLR camera.


  • College Degree preferred
  • 1-5 years’ experience preferred



How to Apply

Additional Information

Populous offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit packages, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits.  Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.


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Posted By
Lori Schaaf

Populous is a very unique practice with a focus on design experiences.We design the places where people love to be together. This is our singular purpose.We use the power of design to transform neighborhoods, revitalize cities, build relationships and connect people to being part of something bigger.Populous is where architects and designers of all kinds create moments bigger than ourselves. We’re a global specialized design firm with local roots in 9 cities across Americas.Populous offers the best of both worlds: the resources and impact of the design giants and the tightly-knit atmosphere and growth opportunities of smaller firms. WHY we designTo amplify the joy in shared moments.HOW we do it+ Architecture + Interior Design + Event Design + Landscape Design + Master Planning + Urban Design + Graphic Design + Product DesignWHAT we look for+ Entrepreneurial spirit + Down to-earth nature + Trendsetting ideas + Unyielding passion + Adaptability + Curiosity + Vision + Energy + Culture enabling


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