Company Logo

Motion Design Leader

Mertz Design k

Cincinnati, OH

Aug 23
Job Description

Who is Mertz Design:
At Mertz Design Studio we render ideas to life. We believe in a client-first approach while delivering innovative designs to the marketplace with exceptional quality and service.
We have a professional, transparent, and friendly approach in working with our clients and value our lasting relationships. We work with a variety of consumer product, healthcare, and lifestyle brands, shaping stories to audiences through product design development, engaging visuals, and animation.

Job Position:
We are looking for a creative Motion Design Leader! Our Motion Designers are imaginative storytellers in the areas of 2D and 3D animation, and live-action video. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate expertise in 3D animation and motion graphics as well as working directly with our clients to nurture and grow relationships. This role has the opportunity to grow and lead a team of junior motion designers.

What we would like you to bring:
• Mastery of 2D and 3D animation fundamentals.
• Experience in 3D software: Cinema 4D/Redshift preferred.
o Expertise in Animation tools is a must. 3D modeling/sculpting is a bonus.
• 5-8 years of professional design experience.
• Exceptional sense of design and composition.
• Excellent communication skills and positive attitude.
• Ability to realize a project from storyboard/concept phase through final production.
o Sketching skills to generate quick but impactful storyboards is a bonus.
• Develop and nurture relationships with our clients and partners.
• Coaching team members in your area of expertise.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
• Passion for design and motion graphics and an eagerness to take on new challenges!

Additional Skillset for consideration:
• Strong writing/editing skills for Script/Narrative composing.
• Basic audio editing/mixing ability with Adobe audition (or similar) software.
• Operation of DSLR video camera, and basic photographic lighting for simple video shooting.

Application Details

• Please email a resume and recent portfolio (or web link) of work.
• Make the subject line ‘Motion Design Leader Applicant’