Designer, Motion Graphics at Feather

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Feather is redefining furniture rental for city living and helping people feel at home no matter where they live or how long they plan on staying. By giving people smarter options, Feather is able to keep more furniture in homes and out of landfills.

Feather is looking for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our team and focus on crafting sophisticated animations for consumer-facing performance and brand marketing campaigns. Ideally, you have an incredible eye for detail and mastery of After Effects, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Involvement is critical in all phases of the design process, including concept development, storyboarding, animation, graphic design, and production. Creative deliverables will span a variety of mediums and types, including animated ads, social videos, website graphics, & digital signage. You will act as both a hands-on producer and a strategic, conceptual leader on each project. You are right for this role if you are a curious person and a strategic thinker that can quickly understand the company’s business concerns and identify potential creative opportunities. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Work with the marketing and brand teams to build and execute compelling, high-quality animated ads.
  • Design and edit video pieces that strongly communicate product goals and concepts
  • Deliver high-quality assets in multiple formats depending on creative briefs.
  • Collaborate with marketing and brand to create stories through motion.
  • Collaborate with designers and other engineers to incorporate animations and prototypes into production.
  • Work with team members to develop streamlined motion design processes, strategic expansion, and maintenance of technical infrastructure
  • You foresee design and motion trends to keep Feather at the forefront of design for web and advertising
  • Work both autonomously and collaboratively with cross-discipline teams.

What you need to be successful

  • 2+ years of professional motion/visual design experience preferably for consumer products or consumer-oriented marketing campaigns
  • Modern and expressive motion graphics portfolio with an understanding of, and experience in branding, layout, color theory and typography in digital media
  • Expertise in After Effects, Cinema 4D, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Mastery of a wide range of video production tools, techniques, and approaches as well as expert knowledge of post-production processes and workflows
  • Specialty in 2D graphics but with knowledge and understanding of 3D space.
  • Ability to translate written concepts into visually descriptive, impactful designs.
  • Have an eye for detailed design and can execute against a variety of aesthetics.
  • Have a passion for telling stories through motion, including storyboarding, editing footage, and motion graphics/animation.
  • Familiar with best practices for digital ads including A/B testing and versioning.

 Who are you

  • Based in NYC (or willing to move)
  • Excited about joining a small team and growing with Feather
  • Passionate about Feather's mission
  • Eligible to work in the United States

What you'll get when joining Feather

  • Competitive compensation
    Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
    Access to 401(k) and commuter benefits
    Catered lunch three times a week and unlimited office snacks
    Monthly in-office massages and after-work happy hours
    A wellness stipend
    Flexible vacation and paid time off
    A 50% discount on your own Feather subscription
    The latest MacBook Pro and a high-resolution external monitor
    A sit-stand desk and ergonomic desk chair
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Feather headquarters are in SoHo, with easy access to most subways as well as amazing food, drinks, and shopping.

What are Feather Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with JobPath, an organization that enables people with developmental disabilities to lead full and satisfying lives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We have monthly celebrations that all Feather family members are invited to.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have built a perks & benefits program that is as flexible as Feather's core business model by infusing choice and autonomy into the perks we offer. We work with companies like Zeel (for massages) and Cherry (for wellness benefits) that let our employees decide what's best for them, which allows for higher utilization of the perks we offer and a better, individualized employee experience.

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