Motion Graphics Designer

Job description

Imagine being part of one of Scotland’s fastest-growing independent agencies…

Imagine a challenger agency built on the importance of brave effectiveness…

Imagine using your design & animation skills on iconic brands like Smokehead whisky, Albert Bartlett potatoes, and Scotch Beef, Lamb & Pork.

At Guy & Co we give clients the confidence to challenge, helping them go to market with braver ideas that smash results.

We’re looking for a confident & ambitious Motion Graphics Designer to join our award-winning team during an exciting growth spurt.

What we’re looking for:

Great skills & attitude:

- Passion for great design and ideas
- Ability to think creatively, bravely and broadly and back up with strong rationale
- Confidence to challenge ideas and strive to make them better
- Attentive with a great eye for detail; able to learn and closely follow brand guidelines and studio processes
- An agile, adaptable worker: willing to pivot if budget, timings or research require it
- A great team player who sees the strength in creative collaboration
- Creatively curious and inspiring; drawing on the latest trends and sharing new ways of thinking and designing
- Confident at presenting and defending work: showing great inspiration and application
- Entrepreneurial and ambitious; excited by our agency proposition and vision

Great experience:

- Degree in Graphic Design or similar
- 2D animation/ kinetic type experience; 3D animation experience would be advantageous
- Knowledge and understanding of storyboarding process
- Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects
Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
- 1 year+ experience in a relevant role, preferably in an agency

The Package

We strive to attract and grow great people as well as great clients, offering:

- Great professional development: an investment in professional training to support your career pathway

- Great benefits: Vitality medical insurance (including coffees and cinema tickets to motivate you to stay healthy)

- Great holidays: 25 days’ a year, plus 6 public holidays, agency closure over the Christmas holidays (we take merriness seriously…), and an extra day for every year you’re with us

- Great flexibility: a commitment to blended & flexible working, with a maximum of 3 days in person at our Edinburgh city centre office in 2022

- Great fun: we have a bar…enough said! And visits from family, friends, cats & dogs are encouraged.

The Agency

Guy & Co are a challenger creative & research agency based in Edinburgh.