3D Graphic Designer

This position is responsible for working with the Marketing team to provide support in the conception and production of motion content in digital and social creative. This position works closely in the creation of concepts, storyboards, and animations to contribute to the achievement of strategic brand marketing objectives. As a Designer, Motion and Animation, you will participate in the creation of content for various channels of distribution. We expect you to help product, design, and animate, in-store LED screens, online ads, commercials, web videos, and other video assets for various products campaigns and offerings. We also expect you to bring a great sense of design and animation skills.

LOCATION

Midtown Manhattan, NYC

EMPLOYMENY TYPE

Permanent, Full Time

What You’ll Do

  • Elevate American Exchange Group as a digital leader with innovative creative executions.

  • Work closely with all of our divisions (Smartwatches, Toys, Watches, Jewelry, Shoes, Handbags, Cold Weather and more). Our private label/licensed brands (Kendal + Kyllie, Rocawear, American Exchange, Jessica Carlyle, Alexis Bendel, Olivia & Kate, Mudd, Nicole Miller, Jones New York, Adrienne Vittadini, South Pole, Warner Brothers, DC Comics, Dr. Seuss, LOL/OMG Surprise, Looney Toons, Skull Squad, Mudd, XoXo, and more.)

  • Understand the Digital/Social/E-Comm competitive arena and bring new ideas to table based on competitive review of digital marketplace.

  • Design and animate 2D and 3D motion graphics.

  • Implement strong typography skills and graphic design to animate text and visuals in promotional offers.

  • Provide aesthetic 3D renders and animation (primarily shading, lighting, animating, and rendering with some modeling)

  • Continually research and brainstorm creative ideas, styles, and trends

  • Work with creative team and provide ideas

  • Photograph images for stop motion animation. Have a basic understand of photography.

Qualifications

  • BA or BBA or BFA preferredFA preferred

  • 3-4+ years of work- related experience in animation, motion graphics or related field

  • Strong graphic design background including concept development and art direction.

  • Ability to use Solidworks and Keyshot or other 3D rendering programs

  • Strong and careful use of typography

  • Skilled eye for aesthetic, well-animated videos

  • Ability to work with a variety of people in various disciplines.

  • Technical and create proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Including After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge of Premiere is a plus.

  • Technical and creative proficiency in 3D animation software, such as Cinema 4D.

  • Needs to thrive in a fast-paced environment, oversee multiple projects, have attention to detail and work well with cross functional teams.

  • Strong communication skills to able to present – clearly communicate expectations