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Animation Designer/Videographer

Swoon Owings Mills, MD
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Swoon is hiring an Animation Designer/Videographer for our Fortune 500 Investment Management Client in Owings Mills, MD. This is a 12-month contract opportunity with benefits!

Responsibilities of the Animation Designer/Videographer Include (but are not limited to):

Planning 25%

· Functions as Producer on numerous concurrent video projects, focusing on those that are more intermediate and advanced.

· Meets with clients and project managers to evaluate, interpret and re-articulate communication requirements and then recommend and design appropriate video and media-based solutions.

· Assists in the development of project planning schedules and securing necessary resources for assigned projects.

· This specific role requires a more sophisticated approach, and will plan more high visibility, executive-level work, and more advanced animation projects.

Shooting & Asset Creation 30%

· Will pack, transport, set up, shoot and tear down camera, lighting, audio and required set equipment for both live and recorded productions both within and outside of our production studio(s).

· Will be expected to produce video both as part of a larger production team or, as an individual (single/solo) producer.

· Some project assignments may require more advanced shooting strategies and liaison with creative partners.

· Position also requires working with and modifying graphic assets produced by others, as well as creating graphic/media assets for animation.

Editing & Animation 35%

· Projects requiring advanced visual effects, such as motion-tracking, green screen replacement, character animation, and motion graphics will be assigned to the Animation Designer/Videographer.

· Will transfer media and video footage from cameras and other storage media to non-linear editing systems and work with others to prepare material at all levels, but with an emphasis on intermediate to advanced material for release according to a pre-defined schedule.

Special Projects: 10%

· May be called upon to work with team lead and project managers to assess and propose improvements to workflow and process improvements, conduct research and development into new production-related tools, software and techniques, as well as leading and attending training sessions.

Top Skills/Experience of the Animation Designer/Videographer:

· Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud - After Effects preferred (After Effects and After Effects plug-ins such as Trapcode Particular)

· 2 years of relevant work experience

· College Degree is required in Animation/Electronic Media/Media Communications or anything media related

Other Skills/Experience of the Animation Designer/Videographer:

· Advanced experience with graphics and animation production software, including Premiere, Newton, Element 3D and Cineware, and Cinema 4D, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.

· Experience preparing vector graphics for animation, creating storyboards and working with a variety of plug-ins in Abode After Effects.

· Demonstrated experience producing a variety of intermediate to advanced complexity animation and video-related products in a fast-paced team-oriented environment

· Intermediate-to advanced level knowledge of and hands on experience with a variety of both in-studio and field cameras, lighting and audio systems

· Intermediate-to advanced level knowledge of and hands on experience with a variety of media and video editing software systems such as the Adobe Creative Cloud.

· Successful completion of post-secondary coursework in video production and/or post production, film-making

· Work experience in live studio broadcast environments

· Entry-level to intermediate experience with graphics and animation production software

What should I know about Swoon:

- America's Fastest Growing Companies 2016: Inc. 5000

- Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction 2016: Inavero Award presented by CareerBuilder

- Best Staffing Firm to Work for 2014 and 2015: Staffing Industry Analysts

- Certified Women's Business Enterprise

Melanie Martinez

Recruiter: Major Accounts

Swoon Group


Why Work Here?

Our focus is on the people first, and the placement second and we live by our mantra “Listen. Place. Care.”

Swoon connects with job candidates one-on-one to learn exactly who they are and understand which of our Fortune 1000 clients would have their dream jobs. We form relationships, not just connections, and we pride ourselves on our contractor care initiatives. Our accomplishments continue to increase each year, and we have received some of the highest honors in the industry. We were named a “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 and 2014.


Owings Mills, MD