Motion Graphics Designer - Toronto
20/09/22
Take your career to the #NextLevel with the Toronto Blue Jays

We are looking for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our Game Entertainment and Production team!

 

This position will work as a part of the Toronto Blue Jays Motion Graphics Team to create the in-game Blue Jays videoboard show each Blue Jays home game. The Motion Graphics Designer role will assist in developing complex animations in-line with current design trends in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Cinema4D to be used across many Toronto Blue Jays platforms, with a primary focus on videoboard content and digital signage.


This role may be for you if:
  • You are a skilled artist or designer
  • You have a passion for creating engaging digital animations for all audiences
  • You are hands-on and unafraid of taking on new challenges
  • You thrive in fast paced high-volume working environments
  • You love the Toronto Blue Jays!

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in the creation of game day graphics including video features, fan prompts, advertisements and statistics boards and displays
  • Produce animations and elements that elicit storytelling through highlights and video editing
  • Create highly effective and visually appealing motion graphic animations and video content for the Toronto Blue Jays videoboard and LED displays
  • Design polished animations to be displayed on video board, LED ribbon, outfield LED boards, television, digital signage, and menu boards
  • Assist in devising new and creative in-game and in-stadium entertainment, including promotions, video pieces, fan interactive elements, mascot skits, etc.
  • Work in conjunction with the marketing department, graphics department, content team and our game day crew to maintain Toronto Blue Jays brand integrity through all designs
  • Design and update ticketing digital signage, Gardiner board animations and digital menu boards for all promotions
  • Be present at games to assist in homestand preparations, designs, and troubleshooting
  • Responsible for being up to date and understanding baseball elements, statistics, and Blue Jays team in order to integrate meaningful baseball content into all features and design

QUALIFICATIONS

Motion Graphics Designers must be willing to work all 81 home games which may include extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.
  • Educational background required in a related field; Graphic Design, Visual Effects/Motion Graphics, Video Editing.
  • Strong skills and high capabilities to design on After Effects, Element 3D, Premiere, C4d/Blender, and Adobe Creative suite
  • Strong Photoshop and Illustrator experience as well as some knowledge of Unreal or Unity
  • A strong sense of visual hierarchy, good design taste and an excitement to keep learning is paramount
  • Broadcast experience with production equipment and software (i.e, Daktronics, EVS, switchers, audio consoles, editing programs, lighting and cameras.)
  • 1-3 years of broadcast design experience required
  • Excellent time-management skills. Ability to juggle several projects at one time, remain calm under pressure, and consistently contribute to a fun, fast paced environment with high expectations and tight deadlines.
  • Confident communicator with ability to work independently and/or collaborate effectively as part of a project team. Must be comfortable accepting feedback, alternate approaches, and specific direction.
  • Passion for excellence, attention to detail, and continual improvement. High degree of personal integrity and honesty.
 
You can apply online here.