Big Red Oak Inc.
Toronto, ON

Motion Graphics Designer Junior Level

Big Red Oak is a content agency and video studio specializing in cross-media storytelling. We help organizations build relationships and motivate action with the right people at the right time in the right way. The Big Red Oak team includes video content creators, producers, designers, illustrators, animators, writers, photographers, marketers, communicators, and strategists. We work with our clients to shape their brand narrative, develop the marketing and communications strategy, and create video and other content for the channels and media that matter to their audiences.

We are currently seeking a junior-level full-time motion animator to join our company, reporting to the Big Red Oak Management Team (Creative Director, Project Producers, Production Manager).

The successful candidate will be a creative, innovative, self-starting individual, bringing fresh ideas to every project, while being able to fulfill tasks within the parameters of our clients’ schedules.

Organization and management

  • Communicate with all Big Red Oak personnel and clients as required for planning, development, production, and post-production
  • Meet with Big Red Oak team and clients as required
  • Adhere to timelines within workback schedules created by the Production Manager
  • Anticipate and communicate any problems that may affect schedule
  • Analyze assets and materials required

Creative conceptualization and project development

  • Conceptualize and develop 2D animated graphics for corporate videos
  • Present creative concepts to the Big Red Oak team and clients
  • Liaise directly with Big Red Oak clients, ensuring professional and attentive client service
  • Create detailed storyboards
  • Ensure that visual assets adhere to client brand standards


  • Produce any required animations and motion graphics
  • Utilize all related software and techniques


  • Coordinate with Big Red Oak team for the integration of motion graphics assets to video productions
  • Communicate with Big Red Oak team and clients as required for feedback and approvals

Candidate Attributes & Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in motion graphics creation
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud software and techniques
  • Knowledge of video production processes
  • High level of interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Attentive to details and schedules
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to cultivate and sustain strong client relationships
  • Creative talent in conceptualizing engaging visual and textual content
  • Appreciation for marketing messages and strategies
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Quick learner and self-starter
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or outside business hours, when necessary

What you can expect:

  • To work with a team of passionate and dedicated people
  • To contribute to high-quality video productions and nurture new and existing clientele
  • To be a key contributor to the organization
  • To participate in a social and engaging workplace

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume, cover letter, portfolio samples, and salary expectations. Please note that only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Additional Details

Category: Film / Video
Big Red Oak Inc.
1135 Dundas Street East, Suite 102
Toronto, ON, CA
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Tags: motion graphics, graphics, video
Posted: Nov 16, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
Experience: Intermediate
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience
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