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Junior Animator - 2D/3D/Motion Graphics/VFX (Fixed Term Contract)

Location:Woodstock, Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:King James

Job description

King James – Part of Accenture Song is looking for a Junior Animator to join the creative studio. The successful candidate must be able to implement artwork from creative into various cross platforms (i.e., digital, broadcast, social etc.) deliverables effectively and on time. An appreciation for the craft of design & storytelling is essential!

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Design and animate motion graphics for a variety of small to large scale projects
  • Work collaboratively with design teams to create innovative and compelling work
  • Generate content and assets to be used by the extended team such as: visual directions, layouts, storyboards, animatics, 2D/3D assets, AE templates, grading, tracking, editing footage etc.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and techniques in accordance with industry best practices

Requirements / Experience / Skill
  • BA Degree or similar in Visual Communication (with a major in Animation / Multimedia)
  • Minimum 1 years working experience as an Animator 
  • Working experience in an Advertising Agency or Digital Advertising Agency
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of and experience in 2D (vector) animations
  • Skilled in Cinema 4D or 3D applications
  • Strong sense of motion, design, and typography
  • A good command of the English language
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong multitasking skills (ability to work on multiple briefs at any given time)
Personal Attributes
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback
  • Resilient
  • Reliable
  • Accountable
  • Creative thinker
  • Deadline driven
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Other: Comfortable to work on-site (King James Office) and comfortable to work on alcohol brands
Interested in joining the purple blood team? Submit a concise CV and a link to your portfolio / showreel to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 1 week after submitting your application, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

Posted on 11 May 16:04, Closing date 31 May

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