Head of Motion Graphics


  • London  
    Subject to experience
  • Company
    Empire Design  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    28 June 2021  
    Posted on
    2 June 2021  

If you love film, trailers, motion graphics and titles:

Empire Design is an award-winning creative agency founded in 1996. Based in London and New York, we specialise in creating film advertising campaigns for a wide range of International and US clients.

The Role:

You will be working directly alongside the Creative Directors, Trailer Editors and Account Handlers in the day-to-day design and delivery of the creative. It's high pressure, but very rewarding.

The successful candidate will work across a wide range of leading studio releases on 2D and 3D design and animation of motion graphics for multiple theatrical and broadcast campaigns, including trailers, TV spots, social and DOOH.

In this role you are expected to export and deliver files to provided specifications and are responsible for general IT and housekeeping of software, plugins, assets, style guides, and naming convention compliance.

The candidate will also be required to mentor and manage other motion graphic designers and their creative execution.

Empire Design believes diversity feeds creativity and fully encourages people from under-represented groups to apply.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in a broadcast and/or post production environment and ideally in an in-house creative department or creative agency. A bachelor's degree in Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Animation, or another relevant field is desirable.


A strong technical knowledge of post production processes, file formats and delivery specs for theatrical and broadcast platforms is essential, as well as having advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Photoshop), and industry standard plug-ins.

Type setting, exceptional design layout and typography skills, along with advanced knowledge in Cinema 4D are also necessary.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please include a cover letter, your CV, show reel/portfolio and salary expectations with your application to Reference ID: H-MGFX.

Application Deadline: 11/06/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent.

COVID-19 considerations:
Covid - Empire Design have a lateral flow testing system in place and also ask employees to social distance where possible at work.

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