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Directive Consulting is the performance marketing agency for SaaS companies. We use Customer Generation (a marketing methodology developed by us) which focuses on SQLs and Customers instead of traditional metrics like MQLs. We offer Paid Media, SEO, Performance Creative and Design, Video, Revenue Operations, and Strategy services to our clients by creating comprehensive digital marketing strategies that allow our clients to hit their SQL targets, every time.

We've experienced hyper-growth over the last year and have remained true to our culture of, the best idea wins. We're future-focused and are looking for others with a growth mindset to join our evolving teams!

Get to know us: https://youtu.be/QRos4s-xAjs

The role of the Motion Graphics Video Designer is an incredible opportunity to work with Directive's award-winning marketing team. You will be responsible for producing content for various client projects, and will work directly with the Associate Director of Video and our Director of Creative Services.

Our ideal candidate is knowledgeable and skilled at creating motion graphics content in After Effects, building engaging assets within brand guidelines, and producing appealing, sophisticated animations that will connect with target audiences and objectives.

We're looking for someone who is not only great at producing multimedia content, but is also socially-intuitive, collaborative, and passionate about creating video content that will stand out from the noise. You're also deadline driven, a joy to work with, extremely organized and detail obsessed.

Conceptualize and execute client vision:

  • Work with clients and internal stakeholders to understand the brand, audience, and intended message to create a strategic, high-performing video product
  • Create original designs that communicate the desired intentions in a visually creative, unified way to current and prospective clients
  • Coordinate all production requirements, including VO and music, and provide final approval notifications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in designing and creating storyboards, mood boards, and design frames
  • Research and analyze best design techniques and solutions to create motion graphics
  • Create engaging animations that connect with the target audience and achieve the target objectives
  • Produce video content and assets for use across a wide variety of media, including social media, mobile platforms, web, and emerging media
  • Take initiative on projects to over-deliver new and innovative solutions
  • Adhere to brand guidelines in ways that still push creative boundaries

What you offer:

  • A robust portfolio of completed video projects required for consideration
  • Bachelor's degree in Art, Graphic Design, or a related discipline is highly preferred (but not a deal breaker)
  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Suite and additional industry-leading motion graphics design software (AfterEffects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, Cinema 4D, etc)
  • Superb visual and conceptual skills to solve problems and create novel solutions
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to build your designs into a multi-channel strategy
  • Ability to both fully own a project and also collaborate as a member of a team

Bonus Points:

  • Strong character animation skills
  • Proficiency in java for After Effects
  • 3D motion graphics abilities
Please note: We are not offering employer sponsorships at this time.

What we offer:

  • Fully remote work environment
  • Transparency and Humanity: No employee at Directive makes less than a living wage
  • Premium Medical, Dental, Illness/Disability, Life Insurance plans
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (we require taking at least 2 weeks minimum throughout the year), and your Birthday as a Day-Off!
  • Office closed between December 24 and January 1 for our annual rest & reflect week
  • Company provided laptop (MacBook or Windows)
  • $250 CAD ergo/home office budget
  • Paid parental leave

- Company holidays *Canada - New Year's Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day

  • On-Demand and facilitator lead learning, training and development
  • Company social and team-building events (virtual & in-person)

About Us:

Directive does exceptional performance marketing for software brands that share our values. We redefine the global standard for how marketers work, live, and grow. Our goal is to empower and focus so much on our people that our clients consequently get better results.

At Directive, one of our core values is to put people first. We want to stick to our values and commit to fostering a more diverse and inclusive culture in the digital landscape. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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