Apr 10, 2019

Motion Graphics & Visual Effects Artist- FT Bragg, NC

  • McManis and Monsalve Associates
  • 3rd MISB Military Information Support Battalion – Fort Bragg, NC
Full-Time Government Information Technology (IT) Marketing Media - General Publishing - Printing Professional Services Skilled Labor

Job Description

McManis & Monsalve Associates is looking for a talented motion graphics and visual effects artist to join lead a small team of multimedia content creators on a government contract. with .



Responsibilities

  • Lead a small contract team of multimedia content creators
  • Provide program management responsibilitiess.
  • Maintain internal communications with client and team members
  • Track workflow for all ongoing projects and archives completed projects for government reference
  • Assign staff responsible to capture meeting minutes
  • Be responsible for on-going and routine quality and progress checks with all contract staff
  • Ensure all contract staff conduct needed training
  • Ensure access control for staff training coordination and support
  • Translate high-level design concepts from clients into effective video solutions using motion graphics and animation
  • Create the overall look and feel of a wide range of animated communication products using a mixture of 3D assets, vector graphics, typography, music and audio assets, and illustrations
  • Design and create impactful animated graphics and effects without relying on third-party templates or plug-ins
  • Work on projects requiring title animations, animated logos, lower thirds, chroma keying, compositing, and motion tracking
  • Work independently and collaboratively with a team of other multimedia content creators, from the earliest stages of a project through to the project’s completion
  • Assist with training exercises and mentoring to support the professional development of junior multimedia content creators



Qualifications

    • Expert knowledge of Adobe After Effects, preferably with experience in creating and using expressions to achieve innovative designs and effects
    • Proficiency using other Adobe Creative Cloud software applications, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere
    • Exceptional portfolio of motion graphics, visual effects, and animations; must be able to provide a sample reel demonstrating excellence in these skills
    • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of animation and their application toward creating effective motion design
    • Experience meeting the needs of creative teams who provide polished video solutions to clients in a variety of visual styles
    • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in a computer graphics-related field, or equivalent industry experience
    • Must possess, or be qualified to obtain, a Secret security clearance

  • Proficiency using Autodesk’s Maya or Maxon’s Cinema4D to create 3D models and animations is a plus

Education/Experience

  • Masters Degree and four years applicable subject matter experience or Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 7 years of commercial experience
  • Worked independently with a client to deliver a broad range of consulting services
  • Management of multi-media production teams
  • Experienced in team building, analysis, and problem solving and employs effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Applications

Occupations

Marketing Communications,   Computer Animation & Multimedia,   Graphic Arts-Illustration  

States

NC  

Security Clearance

Active Secret

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