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Motion Graphic Designer

Full-time Soup Creative in Cardiff

We’re on the lookout for an amazing creative individual;  a designer, animator and motion designer in one, to join our ever-growing team in a fast-paced and exciting studio environment. Fundamental design skills, typography and creativity are integral to this role. The candidate will need 4+ years of studio experience and demonstrate excellent design and creativity skills as well as motion design/animation and technical knowledge of working in video, compositing VFX and animation. 

Joining as a Motion Graphic Designer you will have free reign to push the boundaries and provide the input that shapes complex briefs into original and exciting work. The successful Motion Graphic Designer will be expected to utilise their flair for design with a can-do approach, expect to use graphics, illustration, and animation to maximise visual impact, present design solutions, evaluate ideas, continually enhance skills.

A wide-ranging role with a need for excellent knowledge in all aforementioned departments to problem solve and find solutions for a variety of projects, whether that’s for part of a larger job or seeing a project all the way through to the finished product. The successful candidate will need to work as part of a team, be approachable, confident, full of ideas to put forward, think on their feet and react to last-minute changes.

A range of responsibilities (in no particular order) to include: • Conceptualising projects • Storyboarding • Generating assets as part of a team for larger projects • Working in both motion design & video ◦ Compositing ◦ Grading ◦ Keying ◦ VFX • Motion Design & Animation Projects – Start to Finish ◦ Including infographics ◦ Character animations & illustration • On occasion, on-set helping out in any number of roles

The position is open at either of our studios in Chester or Cardiff. We’re after the perfect candidate.

This is an excellent opportunity to work across a variety of different industries with a very close and creative team, with big cultural benefits along with great career development prospects. 

Our people are well looked after with flexible working hours, ‘feeding’ days to keep the creative ideas flowing and fun-filled action-packed days out. For a glimpse behind the scenes at Soup, check out our Team trip to Scotland. 


Key skills:

Design Typography Photoshop/Illustrator After Effects – (including all common third-party plugins to push the boundaries) 3D motion design packages such as Cinema 4D Passionately developing briefs Work closely with a multi-skilled team


Nice to have:

Drawing/Illustration Skills  Photography skills Driving license Excellent grammar  Similar interests to the rest of our team – we love the outdoors and whenever possible we’re out in the hills, on the bike or in the water on the boards.  
 Benefits:  Salary depending on experience, £25,000+ Negotiable DOE Flexible hours  Creative feeding days 

Our range of recent work can be seen on our Vimeo channel and also our website.  Interested in becoming our next Wavemaker? Then send us a kick-ass email, why you’re the one for us, along with your portfolio/showreel, etc. to garan@soupcreative.co.uk


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Published at 04-11-2019
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