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Motion Graphics Designer

Stamford, Connecticut
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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.

Title: Motion Graphics Designer - Stamford, CT

Job Description:

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 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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