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Motion Designer (Contract)

West Hollywood, CA

OWN is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand - and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com.


Title: Motion Designer (Contract)


Position Summary:  The Motion Designers key responsibility will be to design and animate high end motion graphics from concept to finish for main title, promos, sizzle reels, production cards, etc.. This individual will collaborate with other artists, directors, editors and producers on creative ideation and expiration, executing new designs and animations.  

Key Responsibilities and Experience:

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in motion graphic production.

  • Experience versioning graphics to various specifications including frame rates, aspect ratios, and codecs for various viewing platforms.

  • Previous experience employment at a TV station, network or production company is a plus.

  • BA/BS Degree or other comparable training

  • Proficient in Adobe Suite (After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and strong working knowledge of 3D software 

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art video/film/graphics production and post-production techniques and equipment.

  • MAC proficient.

  • Must be able to work additional hours when needed

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels.

  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.

  • Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.

  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and prioritize assignments.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must have the ability to effectively meet critical deadlines


EEO Statement:

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.


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