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Animator & Designer

Cairo, Egypt

eDesign is looking for an Animator/Designer to create motion graphics and visual effects, video games, mobile devices, and other forms of media using illustrations and advanced software programs for animators. You would also be creating graphics and developing storyboards, drawings and illustrations.

He/she will plan, script and create animated narrative sequences, and assist with background design and production coordination. You will be working on a huge variety of products, including websites, packaging, books and magazines, corporate identity, advertising, exhibitions and displays.

Key Duties

  • Liaising with clients and developing animation from their concepts.
  • Creating storyboards that depict the script and narrative.
  • Drawing in 2D to create sketches, artwork or illustrations.
  • Using diverse styles and techniques.
  • Working to production deadlines and meeting clients' requirements.
  • Working as part of a broader production team, which might include liaising with other designers, copywriters, photographers, account executives, or marketing specialists.
  • Dealing with diverse business cultures and delivering presentations.
  • Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research.
  • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief.
  • Illustrating concepts by designing rough layouts of art and copy, reflecting arrangement, size, type size and style, as well as the related aesthetic, based on the agreed brief.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge by: attending design workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies; researching projects developed for industries similar to our clients.
  • Presenting options for design treatments.
  • Amending designs according to clients' comments.
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required.

Requirements

  • 4-5 years of experience working in Design & Animation.
  • Higher education qualification related to Design & Animation.
  • Artistic talent and technical skills.
  • A good eye for detail.
  • Communication and storytelling skills.
  • Ability to work with others and to take direction.
  • Networking skills and commitment to projects through previous work experience.
  • The flexibility to switch between several projects at once.

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