Motion Graphics Designer

Creative + Design Cairo, Cairo


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Motion Graphics Designer

REPORT TO: Regional Director, Content + Digital

CONTRACT: Full time

Background to the role: H+K is an international communications and public relations agency, always in beta.

Our belief is that our agency is a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time; whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow than it is today and set new standards in the industry. 

Studio: The Studio is collective of creative + design hubs around the H+K network bringing to life the communication campaigns we develop for our clients.

Our Studios are at the heart of H+K’s joined-up approach. You’ll find content and publishing strategists working alongside film directors, and data analysts working with designers – all focused on the same client-centric goals. Whether it’s creating a new identity or a full-length documentary, an exhibition stand or the latest interactive experience, the Studio is all about smart ideas. Ideas that create long term value founded on data and insight that reflect our obsession – always doing what is right for our clients.

See more of our work at https://hkstrategies.studio 

 

Motion Graphics Designer role

A Motion Graphics Designer and brand evangelist, creating visual systems and animations that dazzle across all channels. Animation and craft is your passion. You’ll be part of an integrated team, so you’ll need to be a good communicator, comfortable in client-facing situations and good at juggling multiple projects. The type of work could encompass any of the projects listed above.

You’ll be

  • Curious, creative, inspirational and entrepreneurial
  • Smart, direct and a clear communicator
  • An optimist that’s calm under pressure
  • Obsessive about attention to detail
  • Fresh thinker who embraces challenges and new methods of working
  • Working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • A cultural sponge that likes to travel
  • Design trend guru 

Background

  • Design / creative qualification
  • 5+ years experience in fast-paced agency environment 

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Design Directors and studio teams across the network to produce outstanding work across global brands and campaigns
  • Translating strategic thinking into relevant and unique designs and animations
  • Developing concepts; pulling visual and cultural references to define ideas
  • Working in integrated client and sector teams across brand, content and experience
  • Mentoring and directing Junior/Midweight designers
  • Producing slick creative presentations and presenting your project ideas
  • Working in integrated client and sector teams across brand, content and experience
  • Attending/running brainstorms and workshops
  • Promoting a creative culture across the agency 

Skills

  • Impeccable skills in design craft for brand, motion and digital
  • Ideas / concept generation both independently and as part of a team
  • Packed with initiative, accountable and dependable
  • Good knowledge of animation techniques
  • Razor sharp levels of attention-to-detail
  • Fluent use of Adobe Creative Suite and Macs
  • Must know Adobe After Effects and can navigate your way on other software
  • Knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Premiere Pro and Photoshop is a plus
  • Writing skills: rationales and basic writing for design
  • Independent management of projects
  • Natural presenter in both English and Arabic