MOTION DESIGNER - CURRENTLY REMOTE WORKING
The Creative team devise and produce multi-channel advertising campaigns and creative content solutions for our commercial clients in Scotland.
Our work lives on platforms like Radio, TV, Social, Web, Print and Outdoor – and we operate as an integrated in-house content agency called Bauer Create, collaborating with our Digital and Branded Content teams in Scotland and across the UK.
We deal with a large roster of clients from across Scotland, and work alongside the regional sales team from brief-take, to pitch and execution.
As Motion Designer, your primary role will be to deliver outstanding, imaginative and effective animated content for our clients and their brands.
What you will do
Our advertising clients are absolutely central to everything we do. As Motion Designer, you’ll work closely with our Creatives, Producers and Designers to create content and advertising that helps achieve their marketing objectives.
You’ll be responsible for:
- Storyboarding and conceptualising visual direction for animated
- Building up trusting relationships with our clients,
- Knowing your clients inside out so that you can spot opportunities for development.
The Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate is a passionate, skilled Motion Design/Animation professional, with great knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop. Whether it’s a short moving graphic for social, a TV ad, or a 5 minute animated brand film - you’ll be passionate about making it the best it can be, and eager to contribute across the entire creative process.
The ability to work efficiently and collaboratively in a time-pressured environment is at the heart of everything you’ll do in this role, so you’ll also bring:
- The ability to develop great working relationships with other Creatives in the team (copywriters, designers, musicians etc)
- The ability to manage a busy workload and project deadlines.
- Experience working with commercial clients and creating marketing content for brands.
- A confident ‘can-do’ attitude to the creative process
- A keen eye for detail and art direction on motion graphic projects
Desired Skills (non essential):
- Creative agency experience.
- A broader graphic design skill set (eg, static content creation & branding).
- Basic/Intermediate Video Editing skills (eg Premiere Pro, Final Cut, DaVinci Resolve).
- Digital Illustration
If you think you’d be great at this job and would love working with us, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply, you’ll need to register on the Bauer Careers Hub and please upload a link in your profile to your portfolio/showreel/website and your LinkedIn page. Unfortunately due to high volumes of candidates your application must be complete to be shortlisted.
Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.
We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you.
About the Company
About Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.
Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.
Belonging at Bauer Mission statement
People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.
What we will offer you
Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.
Our mental health at work
We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.
Bauer Core Values
Creativity - We create unique, high quality content that delights our audiences.
Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.
Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.
Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.
Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.
Inclusivity - We encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.
Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.
For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/