Motion Designer

One position open 22 April, 2022

Position Description

Position Title:Motion Designer/ UI Animator
Department:Product Management
Functional team:New Product Development / New Product Delivery
Number of Positions:one
Reports to:Head Of Design
Location / Time Zone:Remote work in USA (PST) or Sydney Australia
Direct Reports:None

Position Overview

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF ROLE

We are looking for a Motion Designer/UI Animator to join our team!
As a Motion Designer, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the best online experience across our products and marketing, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty.

You will be designing ideas using various methods and latest technology. Contributing to our user interface elements for enterprise level software and unifying motion graphics across marketing and product.

WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY?

Innovit is a fast-growing and dynamic software company, which has transformed over the past five years, from being a master data management software leader with operations only in Australia and New Zealand, into a multinational organization with aggressive expansion into North America and Europe. Our US and EU businesses are growing at 150+% year-on-year.

Innovit’s vision is to deliver high-quality master data that can enable the realization of e-Health, and to digitize Healthcare & Life Science value chains with ‘trusted data’.

If you’re excited by the prospect of working in a company with tremendous growth, and you’re the type of professional who is reliable, innovative, committed and ethical, we invite you to join Innovit in realizing our “e-Health vision” with the motto ‘Trusted Data. Made Simple.’ – and to achieve even faster growth rates over the next five years.
Are you ready for this kind of challenge?

Objectives and Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a UI Animator within the Design Team, your primary role is to create-and-iterate on product animation for UI, Menus and all GUI elements, sometimes including some marketing related character & VFX animation. You will ensure your pre-vis UI animations – as well as your final-quality UI assets – meet the needs of the Product and design direction and that the assets are technically prepared for implementation into our software. You will also track your time and report your progress/risks/issues weekly, or at the completion of objectives.

You will work with the Head of Design to:

  • Produce the UI animations and motion graphics assets that help the Head of Design and Product Director realise their vision
  • Provide pre-viz UI animations and build to final production quality animations
  • Work closely with the UX, design and UI artists to create and refine the look and feel of the user interface
  • Be creatively flexible, adapting styles as necessary, typically during the exploratory stages of pre-production and when moving between projects
  • Maintain an open dialogue with technical artists to ensure all animations retain app performance requirements
  • Create, and quality assure that production assets and animations adhere to technical briefs. You will track your time and report your progress/risks/ issues daily, or at the point of identification

KEY OBJECTIVES:

You will be expected to:

  • Develop an understanding of Innovit’s existing products to address the above markets and the different types of users and roles using them
  • Develop solid domain expertise in these disciplines:
  • Master Data Management (MDM) or Product Information Management (PIM)
  • GDSN and/or Unique Device Identifier (UDI)

Skills and Cultural Requirements

ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL SKILLS:

You must have the following technical capabilities:

  • A strong portfolio/show reel showing your UI pre-viz animations to final UI animations with bonus points awarded for VFX/character examples
  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe Suite as well as experience using 3D animation platforms such as Maya, Cinema4D or Blender
  • An exceptional eye for detail and quality, and a willingness to learn new tools and techniques
  • Effectively able to translate business requirements into a technical solution
  • Effectively able to translate business requirements into a technical solution
  • Excellent written & oral communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to self-manage and meet multiple deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields or equivalent experience
  • Ability to discuss and explain design rationale
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinker, Problem solver and customer-centered mindset
  • Knowledge of Human Centred Design and latest best practises

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES:

You must have these professional traits:

  • Capable of working independently after sufficient product/application training
  • A quick learner with the ability to acquire new domain knowledge, self-guided learning capability
  • Comfortable reading through business requirement documents, functional specifications, technical specifications, and attending online briefing sessions with stakeholders
  • Not afraid to ask questions or seek assistance
  • Willing to challenge design decisions
  • Natural willingness to share information among team members
  • Willingness to accommodate overseas time zones depending on project geographies (e.g., US, EU and/or Australia)

DESIRABLE TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • character animation
  • 3D animation and texture rendering techniques

Experience

ESSENTIAL:

  • Have at least 2-3 years of commercial experience comprising:
  • 2 years of experience as a Motion Designer or similar role

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • Proven history of working with client’s end-users and technical users
  • Working within demanding timelines on multiple tasks/tickets simultaneously
  • Experience working with clients in Life Sciences and Healthcare industry is highly interesting

Education

HIGHLY DESIRABLE:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Design – UX interaction design or Business Information Technology – User Experience Design (or similar) from a reputable tertiary academic institution.

Meet The Team Lead

Mohammed El Hassan

Head of Design

“A very rewarding place to work with good challenges to solve as a designer and flexible working arrangements to allow for remote work. Come join our growing team.”