Motion Design Manager / Art Director
Konrad Group
Toronto, ON
Konrad Group

Konrad Group is a next generation digital consultancy. We are dedicated to solving complex business problems for our global clients with creative and forward-thinking solutions. Our employees enjoy a culture built on innovation and a commitment to creating best-in-class digital products in use by hundreds of millions of consumers around the world. We hire exceptionally smart, analytical, and hard working people who are lifelong learners.

Motion Design Manager / Art Director

As a Motion Design Manager / Art Director you will lead a team of motion designers and work with producers to strategize and execute on a variety of motion design projects for global brands and enterprise clients.

Responsibilities

Work closely with clients and producers to ensure the deliverables are on brand and in line with the brief
Use your motion design expertise to lead and mentor a team of motion designers
Look for ways to continuously improve Konrad's motion design process
Help to recruit and build out the motion design team at Konrad
Successful candidates will have

A minimum of 3 years experience in leading teams of motion designers and executing on projects from initial client meeting to final render
The ability to balance client needs, technical limitations, timelines, and budgets while producing engaging motion graphics
A history of successfully led projects demonstrated by a strong portfolio of motion graphics and video work
Meticulous attention to detail and a keen eye for typography, visual hierarchy and natural motion
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere Pro, and an eagerness to learn new tools. Experience with Cinema4D, Maya and other 3D animation programs is a plus
Clear and effective communication skills in articulating design concepts and rationales
Positive attitude with a desire to grow within a collaborative, inspiring teamwork environment
Experience with interaction design and UI animations is a plus
Perks and Benefits

Flexible Vacation Policy
Health & Wellness Programs
Culture of Learning & Development
Fully-Stocked Kitchens & Lounges
New Shiny Device Upgrades
Monthly Socials & Team Outings
Bonus Points: Have you taken any courses at BrainStation? A lot of our design and development best practices and processes are taught during our courses - make sure to highlight this experience in your cover letter if you have!

Konrad Group is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status will receive consideration for employment. If you have any accessibility requirements or concerns regarding the hiring process or employment with us, please notify us so we can provide suitable accommodation.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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