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Senior Motion Designer

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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Amazon Prime Video is changing the way people watch movies and TV shows. Prime Video is the first streaming service in the world to win a best TV series Golden Globe (we’ve won two) as well an Oscar (we’ve won three). Let’s not forget about that BAFTA. We’re not taking our foot off the gas in 2017 - we’re now available in 242 countries and territories and we’re dramatically increasing the selection of our original TV series and films with collaborators such as Ridley Scott, Matthew Weiner, and David O. Russell.

Overview
We’re seeking a senior motion designer with a proven track record of delivering innovative advertising experiences across a wide range of media including digital advertising and traditional above the line channels. The role will report into the Head of EU Design.

We are looking for a motion designer with a proven record of analytical rigor, creative problem solving and flawless execution. The successful candidate must be able to lead large-scale strategic creative efforts, whilst staying connected to the details and being able to deliver results on a day-to-day basis.

The successful candidate will be able to influence at all levels including senior leadership through well-informed, data led recommendations that positively impact the customer experience and the overall design language of Amazon Video worldwide.

Responsibilities:
· Responsible for the end to end motion design process from ideation and development to results tracking
· Understand and respond to campaign performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative based on these learnings
· Manage projects with both internal partners and external agencies ensuring work is delivered on budget, on time, and meets the bar
· Manage time effectively, meet deadlines and communicate needs and trade-offs if your schedule is in jeopardy
· Programmatically seek inspiration outside of the business, harvesting emerging and innovative practices and rapidly testing their impact
· Develop and consciously evolve templates that allow Prime Video to standardize and scale repeated processes and re-deploy time saved towards bold & innovative activity

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Experiences and Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree in motion design, video editing or equivalent professional experience required
· Multiple years of professional editorial experience in a film, television, or video game cinematics environment
· Proven ability to develop ideas, storyboards, scripts and animatics
· Strong understanding of digital and social platforms as well as their use within marketing
· Ability to work with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating strong motion design and video editing skills in advertising experiences across a range of media including online and mobile is a requirement for application
· Deep knowledge of Premier Pro, motion graphics and working with Adobe After Effects
· Good sense of timing, pacing, and controlling story flow through editing
· Knowledge of advanced video compression techniques and associated software packages
· Knowledge of current post-production industry-standard workflows and organization

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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