9Mobile Job Recruitment – Specialist, Content Creator (Motion Graphics)

9Mobile (Etisalat) Specialist, Content Creator (Motion Graphics) | Job Location: Lagos

Job Summary        

  • Create motion graphics and animation forthe website, YouTube channel and social media handles
  • Use visual effects, animation and othercinematic techniques to animate static designs, scripts and product information.

Principal Functions        
Operational:

  • Identifying, determining, and drawing the characters he/she will use in his/her animation project.
  • Modelling the characters with the use of animation software such as Blender, Maya 3Ds Max, or several other animation or game engines.
  • Developing animation concepts and requirement as agreed with head, marketing communications, creating artwork and sketches, utilizing animation software tools, and providing support to the marketing communication units and the business at large.
  • Creating motion graphics contents for the digital platforms
  • Merging images with background graphics and special effects
  • Integrating 3-D components into brand’s video material
  • Create high-quality animations by utilizing both hand key animation and motion capture data
  • Create prototypes and mock-ups of new types of products
  • Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, with the ability to produce concept sketches and quick concept edits
  • Give and receive constructive, creative feedback across teams
  • Taking an active part in the editing process
  • Overseeing and directing the work of animation from 3rd party suppliers or agency partners
  • Working cooperatively with agency partner production crew such as designers, directors, and so on
  • Managing projects efficiently and ensuring that all deadlines and expectations are met
  • Developing comprehension of human and nonhuman motion and expression
  • Utilizing specialized computer generation software such as Maya, Flash, and After Effects
  • Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
  • Work along the creative direction for the company as well as brand guidelines
  • Collaborate with other members of the marketing team to amplify the activities of Marketing Communications unit.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Head, Marketing Communications especially the animation of the product scripts

Educational Requirements

  • A first Degree in any field
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years post NYSC proven work experience in an industry-related field will be an advantage.

Experience,Skills & Competencies        
Knowledge:

  • Computer proficiency: ability to work with computers, and must be able to use specialized animation software such as Blender and Maya
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and the web
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign, and other graphic design software

Skills:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills: Function as part of a team. Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • Listening and speaking skills: Understand and convey accurate information for creating the requested animation.
  • Time management skills: Meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Creativity: Generate ideas and bring them to fruition.
  • Ability to pay particular attention to detail, since modelling animation characters and developing a comprehension of human emotion requires special detail
  • Computer proficiency, as an animator is expected to work with computers, and must be able to use specialized animation software such as Blender and Maya
  • Ability to draw and make sketches, and utilize animation software tools
  • Must be able to take direction, communicate with other artists, as well as external contractors, and work with other team members to ensure that art and animations are properly implemented
  • Ability to illustrate and storyboard
  • Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong design, communication, and project management skills

Behaviour:

  • Outstanding work ethic, character, integrity, and professionalism

Application Closing Date
Not Specified

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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