Motion Designer

Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1212 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow. 

  

Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities. 

  

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference! 

  

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment with the best humans, please apply! We’re just getting started... 

Introduction

As a part of Optimizely’s Global Communications & Creative Team, the Motion Designer will support the creative execution for global marketing initiatives and act as a resource for brand enablement to the organization. This person will own developing animations and videos for our website, global campaigns, and product tutorials. This role will report to the Brand Design Lead and work closely with a team of multidisciplinary designers.

 

Someone who will thrive in this role will understand our brand guidelines fully and be able to use those guidelines to develop animation and video resources. This person should feel comfortable exploring new concepts and visual narratives within the motion design world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own our motion design brand guidelines and evergreen animation assets
  • Act as a resource for the for the marketing department and process creative requests as needed
  • Strategize visual narratives for video/animation assets
  • Adhere to established motion design guidelines and adapt creatively within those parameters to maintain a cohesive visual style.
  • Utilize video editing software to assemble and refine raw footage into visually compelling and engaging videos
  • Edit and enhance sound elements in videos by syncing audio, integrating music, and placing sound effects to create a smooth and engaging content
  • Create video ads and commercials for our global campaigns
  • Partner with the Social Media teammates to develop video content
  • Work with the Web and Digital team to create animated web assets · Work with the campaigns team to created animated banner and social video ads · Occasional video editing to support in internal communications and announcements
  • Create elevated product tutorial videos
  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of the Optimizely brand– supporting in updating our brand guidelines and resources.
  • This is a remote role that will require collaboration with a global team. Therefore, the individual is expected to work either GMT or EST hours

Knowledge and Experience

  • 3-4 years of motion design experience. Experience working for B2B brands is a plus.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • A strong foundation of key design principles: Typography, color theory, visual hierarchy, and layout design
  • Solid understanding of motion graphics principles, animation techniques, and visual storytelling
  • Has experience working with web animation technologies including HTML5, CSS, JS, and SVG
  • Expert knowledge in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
  • Experienced in storyboarding for video advertisement
  • Has an eye for good copywriting and high-level messaging
  • Able to give and receive feedback on in-progress designs
  • An excellent communicator across teams and internal stakeholders
  • Comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks with different timelines
  • Has a stellar portfolio that showcases a variety of different video and animation projects

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Motion Design or Graphic Design is a plus but not required

Competencies

Why choose Optimizely?

 

Our culture is the most important thing we offer. We continuously aim to provide a high-growth space, both virtually and in person, where you can do your best work and, in the process, unlock your boundless potential. We are dedicated to providing meaningful rewards and development opportunities for our employees, recognizing performance and creating a supportive working environment.  

  

Our new, cutting-edge office space in Dhaka is a testament to our dedication to enhancing your work experience. This state-of-the-art workspace features open workstations, a fully equipped kitchen, a nap room for relaxation, a tranquil zen garden, and an entertaining area, all designed to provide you with the ideal environment to thrive and grow. 

  

As part of our commitment to you, here are other benefits and perks you can expect:  

   

  • Best-in-class compensation plans  
  • Two annual festival bonuses  
  • Recognition and rewards programs  
  • Paid Maternity (4 months) & Paternity Leave (12 weeks)  
  • Flexible vacations days and working hours  
  • Annual Work/Service Anniversary Leave  
  • Comprehensive medical & life insurance for you and your dependants 
  • Volunteering opportunities to make a difference  
  • Chance to work alongside our incredible global team  
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events  
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka to and from the office  
  • Free catered lunch every day   
  • An agile performance review process that encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports  
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development   
     

At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.

 

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
 

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