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Motion Designer

Studio Mega is a dynamic creative team based in Portland, Oregon specializing in brand identity, content creation and experience design.

We were founded by a team of directors who share the ambition to solve real challenges and forge meaningful connections through creativity and partnerships with creative leaders who value the power of design. We work with companies big and small, from startups to industry leaders, defining new brands or refining existing ones.

To work at Mega is to be interested in helping craft the many ways in which creativity can shape the world. By sweating the details and pushing beyond trend, our teams make work that results in strategic and emotional impact for our partners.

We’re a broad team of experts who each come with their own unique skills, but are united through a hunger to craft new and meaningful experiences for people. Our need is for a designer with expert skills in motion graphics, animation, film/video and editing. Beyond technical expertise, the role calls for an ambitious, creative specialist with the vision to express brand through motion and dynamic storytelling.

What you’ll do…

  • Create content across multiple projects, using your skills in motion graphics (2 & 3D), editing, animation, sound design or any new and relevant tool, format or practice.
  • Help conceptualize and storyboard with the larger design team, bringing expertise in the motion medium to achieve strategic and creative excellence.
  • Create high-quality motion content for both our internal efforts and for clients across a diverse range of industries & target audiences.
  • Produce strong conceptual and expressive animations that are engaging and reflect a cohesive brand experience.
  • Meet multiple deadlines, prioritize work, and keep projects moving forward.
  • Strong emphasis on post-production work and editing.
  • Working knowledge of industry trends, innovation, and best practices

What you’ll need…

  • 4+ years of motion design experience.
  • Excellent understanding of design, a passion for storytelling and an ambition to help craft world-class work that informs how brands will behave, engage, and interact with their audiences.
  • Proficiency with CG tools including Cinema4D and/or Maya and render tools such as Redshift and/or V-Ray.
  • Ability to model, texture, light, and render scenes.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop Illustrator and After Effects.
  • Critical thinking skills that allow you to convey your distinct point of view, challenging and inspiring us all to be better.
  • Creative drive, sparked by the needs of our clients, their ask, and how to work flexibly within the parameters of any specific scope of work.
  • Self-motivation to grow– actively seeking ‘better’ through new skills, tools and experiences.
  • An eye for small details and a passion for big ideas.
  • The flexibility to apply your skills across a number of challenges, projects and tools while continually keeping an eye towards creating strategically sound and technically sophisticated work.
  • A demo reel or portfolio demonstrating work relevant to the work we do.

Studio Mega is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate on the basis of employee's race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

This role will work onsite at the Studio Mega office in Portland, Oregon. Due to the pandemic, the Studio Mega team is currently working remote. We will plan to be back in the office in a hybrid model when we deem it is safe to do so.

Please send your resume and portfolio to jobs@studiomega.com with "Motion Designer" in the subject line.