Ascential, Motion Graphics Designer & Editor, London

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Job type:
Perm Full Time
London, UK
£ 0 - 0
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Close date:
25 April 2017
Ascential Plc is a global media company working within the Fashion, Branded Communications, Retail, Fintech and Construction industries. Ascential brands include the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the global fashion trend-forecasting platform WGSN, the leading Fintech innovation congress Money20/20, the UK’s largest trade show Spring/Autumn Fair and environmental data business Groundsure.
The newly created Ascential Video Team is the video content creation unit of Ascential plc. Creating content across Ascential’s top brands means working alongside global leaders and visionaries in the industries that Ascential serves. This team will be producing world class content showcasing the power of Ascential’s brands. This is an opportunity to be part of the founding team that has big ambitions and aims to rival leading consumer media outlets.

Key Purpose

Ascential Plc is looking for a Motion Graphics Designer & Editor to join its internal video production arm Ascential Video.  The ideal candidate will consider themselves a visual storyteller who uses motion graphics to bring content to life.

Key Accountabilities
  • Conceptualise & execute creative for moving image
  • Be able to tell a story through motion graphics
  • Prepare and present design plans/moodboards and treatments to show internal stakeholdersEdit both original content and cut existing material into new edits
  • Champion motion graphics in across the group
  • Ability to storyboard concepts
  • Must have excellent design, typography and layout skills
  • Manage and deliver projects, working alongside producers and the creative team 
  • Level headed and a have positive attitude
  • High standards and expectations for your work and equally the work of people around you
  • 2+ years in a similar role
IT Experience
  • After Effects CC
  • Premier Pro CC
  • Illustrator CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Experience in Cinema 4D is a plus
  • Experience in colour grading is a plus
  • Creative storyteller
  • Fierce problem solver
  • Meticulous and organized
  • Loves generating ideas
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Able to articulate creative recommendations
  • Ability to cope with change, and be willing to learn things that are unfamiliar to you.
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be open to travel
  • Must be open to travel