We're hiring - After Effects/Motion Graphics Designer

Position: After Effects Designer
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Contractor with possible full-time opportunity
Employment term: Per project
Start date: Immediately
Pay: DOE

Martini Media, a full-service video production and video marketing agency based in Seattle, WA, seeks an After Effects Designer for upcoming projects. Martini Media began as the video production arm of Martini Design five years ago, creating high-concept marketing videos for clients like Microsoft, Concur, and the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce. Along with high-concept pieces, we also provide lower-concept business films that are perfect for small to mid-size businesses.

General Description: We are looking for an After Effects Designer who will work within both the design and video realm. Due to the diverse breadth of work we create, our AE designer will need to be comfortable designing a 60-second spot as well as a website comp. Frequent interaction with a collaborating team of creative directors, project managers, developers and designers will be part of day-to-day operations. Common tasks may include animating designs created by the art director, designing small animations, bouncing between straight editing in Final Cut to animating in After Effects, and completing update requests on video edits.

Software Skill Requirements (skill level):
• After Effects (intermediate/expert)
• Flash (intermediate)
• Motion (intermediate)
• Photoshop/Illustrator (intermediate/expert)
• Final Cut Pro (intermediate)

"Nice to Have" Software Skills:
• Expression Blend/Silverlight
• 3D tools
• Green screen software
• Soundbooth

Other Required Characteristics/Skills
• Sense of humor. We’re a small shop and we like to have fun. You should too!
• Desire to tell stories through their work
• Ability to interact with clients