Motion Graphics Designer
Title: Motion Graphics Designer - Stamford, CT
What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.
Gartner research and insights help business leaders make more effective decisions every day. Our Corporate Marketing team strives to understand the needs of the customers and communities we serve and designing the most effective programs to profitability meet those needs. This team accelerates sales activity by attracting, engaging and converting leaders and their teams through the delivery of compelling Gartner insights and experiences throughout the buyer journey.
The Motion Graphics Designer role works within the Creative Center of Excellence (CCOE), Gartner’s in-house creative agency, creating motion graphics and animations that inspire action through visual storytelling.
What You Will Do:
Translate client objectives into compelling, creative motion graphic solutions, including concepts, designs, storyboards and animations
Develop and deliver visually-compelling motion graphics, animations, graphic elements, illustrations, title design and lower thirds that reflect Gartner’s corporate brand guidelines and industry best practices
Ensure motion graphics solutions support specific storytelling needs of multimedia projects
Proactive communicate within creative team and wider ecosystem of colleagues on projects
Collaborate and share skills with junior staff on the execution of tactical projects
Work closely with the Motion Graphics Director
Contribute solutions to design and workflow challenges
Take direction from supervisors and clients, collaborate with team and proactively push projects to completion
Manage multiple projects with tight deadlines simultaneously
Ability to travel up to 15-20% of time annually
What You Will Need:
4-6 years animation/motion graphics experience in corporate, agency or broadcast
2-3 years design experience
Advanced experience with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, with strong working knowledge of video and audio editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
Demonstrated excellence creating motion graphics, animation and collaborating within a team environment
Demonstrated ability to understand and visually translate complex business topics and trends
Demonstrated understanding of storytelling and ability to go from script to screen using motion graphics
Demonstrated experience working with established brand guidelines
Refined sense of animation, particularly relating to typography, infographics and logo use
Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
Positive attitude towards problem solving and attention to detail
Ability to quickly adjust to new situations and maintain focus to meet tight deadlines
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
Excellent interpersonal skills; customer and service focused approach
What We Offer:
Limitless growth and learning opportunities
A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you
Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off
A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy
Job Requisition ID:36831
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