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Motion Graphics Artist

| Hollywood
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Reporting to: VP of Content
Most people like motion graphics because they’re “so pretty” or “fun to watch”. Not us.
We understand that these graphics are powerful communication and storytelling devices...which is why we need creatives like you in order to make the best online courses in the world.
We’re looking for someone who is ridiculously creative and has a thoughtful approach to crafting motion graphics. Someone who watches a Vox video and thinks, “I can do that...but better.”
Your responsibilities will revolve around brainstorming, writing, and creating engaging motion graphics that represent complex concepts. You’ll be working alongside a seasoned creative team of viral video experts who have generated over 1 billion organic views. Because our team is small, every single person (including yourself) holds a huge amount of creative say in every project we do.

What you'll do:

  • Create wonderfully beautiful motion graphics for everything we produce from ads to courses. Graphics manifest as: full builds, partial builds, and kinetic typography
  • Improve our students learning experience by illustrating complex concepts through easy to understand motion graphics
  • Improve video ad conversions by 10% via motion graphics
  • Establish art direction for content and execute on it, from asset gathering to conception design and animation

You'll be a good fit if:

  • You are the most creative person in your friend group
  • You have a deep appreciation for well crafted color palettes and delightful aesthetics. Your texture library is admittedly, obnoxiously large
  • You truly believe that any concept, no matter how complex, can be broken down into easy-to-understand, bite-size pieces
  • You can watch Kurzgesagt all day long...on mute
  • You are are a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to framing, composition, and timing
  • You are confident in your ability to recreate the following design aesthetics, but with your own personal touch: (1) Rapping, deconstructed; (2) How free games are designed to make money; (3) Giving birth costs a lot; (4) Why are weddings so damn expensive?; (5) How the Republican party went from Lincoln to Trump

What we're looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience with motion graphics and/or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to craft delightful graphics
  • Expert level proficiency with a combination of programs required to create beautiful motion graphics, including (but not limited to): After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Someone who is highly process oriented and organized
  • Experience working directly with senior level management

Benefits, Perks, and Compensation:
We’ve got some pretty sweet digs, catered meals, unlimited PTO, and a full suite of benefits. Check out jumpcut.com/about for more information and to meet the team!
Compensation is competitive, and dependent on experience: $60K - $75k annually.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement

Location

Located in the heart of Hollywood - walking distance of amazing restaurants, the metro, and world-renowned entertainment/nightlife.

An Insider's view of Jumpcut

How does your team reward individual success?

Whether reward comes through bonuses, trophies at our all hands meetings or just a simple “great job” on Slack, my success is viewed as Jumpcut’s success. That’s never been unclear at a company that values “Helping People Grow”. It’s hard not to be thankful and even harder to not give my very best.

Mahim

Copywriter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

At Jumpcut, our mission is to help our students learn valuable skills. Education is a tricky area because everyone is so different in the way they learn and absorb information. Our biggest challenge is building a flexible online educational platform that works for every single kind of student out there, no matter your background or learning style.

Catherine

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

I joined Jumpcut 10 mos. ago as a Customer Service intern - now I direct the entire CS team and am building our recruiting team, all while knowing that if I wanted to join a different department to learn new things, I'd be fully supported.

Point being: Jumpcut isn't kidding around when they say one of their core values is to "help people grow".

Terry

Customer Success Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I originally was hired as a junior copywriter. I literally started out writing content emails. It's pretty crazy but over the course of 2 or 3 years, I ended up learning how to do product launches and learning how to put together marketing funnels that have made millions of dollars. It still sounds crazy to me.

Brandon

Director of Marketing

What are Jumpcut Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Literally the best PPO plan money can buy in California, plus a wellness program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We have an open vacation policy. Take a vacation whenever you need it — we don't count days.
Generous PTO
Jumpcut's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all staff up to four weeks off for tenured team members of four years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Commuter benefits and parking stipends to help you get to work.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Catered meals daily and unlimited Perrier. We get lunch and dinner catered from top LA restaurants every single day.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
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