Creative Lead - Motion Designer
A Tel Aviv based early-stage, well-funded startup that is creating a new format of storytelling, is looking for a creative & talented motion designer to join their awesome team.
Through their intuitive tools, anyone can bring a children's book to life and become part of the story using their built-in AR masks, ML, and animation creation technologies.
You'll be working closely with designers and product team, you will be directing their interactive book reading experiences from bottom up. You will be in charge of animating graphics and creating vivid visual effects bringing the animation to life and at times creating it from scratch, as well as creating the AR interactions.
The candidate will work closely with the founders as well as with our design and product teams. The creative lead will be in charge of managing the entire graphic aspect of our main experience and will have the autonomy to be creative and think of new ways of bringing our books to life.
The primary tasks
Create artwork for each book
Define and create visual effects, animation, and other cinematic techniques to bring the books to life
Bring static images to life, through motion graphics, using 2D and 3D animation as well as AR masks
Work closely with the development team to ensure timely execution and alignment on tasks
Strong technical skills and proven ability to use a variety of software (After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, 2D/3D animation, and INSERT PROGRAMS HERE)
The ability to partner with other creative team members and key stakeholders to create content used across a variety of platforms (web, mobile, video, and more)
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and have strong project management skills
Interact with clients, internal and external, to understand needs and share ideas
Take ownership; when a task or an area of responsibility resides with you, we trust it will be driven to completion, on time, and to high quality
Think strategically, but with a bias towards shipping.
Be a great communicator, receive and interpret feedback, and meet tight deadlines
Understanding the big picture and how your work fits into the company's mission
Be able to adapt to a changing environment and be a strong team player
Keep a tidy file with organized assets, dependencies, layers, etc.
Respond to user feedback, data/analytics, and client feedback to improve the creative work in future iterations
Are committed to the job and the growth opportunity in a startup
Experience with 3-D modeling
Direct experience with animation (as an animator or working with animators)
Experience with procedural animation
Experience with texturing and voice-over effects