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Motion Designer

Hoboken, NJ | Job #321688
Job Title: Motion Designer
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Type: Freelance / Contract
The Motion Designer provides design and art direction for the in-house creative team. The candidate will be working in collaboration with the copy team and Art Director. The Motion Designer develops visual concepts and supports execution in response to a creative brief provided by our strategy team. Our ideal candidate will exhibit a full understanding of animation principles and be able to work collaboratively with the rest of the team in achieving the highest possible standards across all social media channels. Someone who is willing to jump in where they can to create amazing work—from video editing and compositing to 2D animation and motion graphics. It is also important to keep in mind that this role does not work heavily in motion or animation but rather with static images and videos caught on shoot while adding motion and music. 

Motion Designer Responsibilities:
  • Concept and execute assets as prescribed by creative/marketing briefs across social organic and paid digital media
  • Partner with Social Media Marketing Teams & Agency Partners on development of social assets to and ensure brand consistency
  • Collaborates with copywriter to artfully build creative solutions to address specific project objectives
  • Primarily working with static images and videos and stitching them together, adding motion and music or sound in the background to engage the audience

Motion Designer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications Design, Graphic Design, or related field
  • 3-5 years previous motion experience
  • Passion for content creation—design, animation, video, photography, stop motion
  • Proficiency with a range of Adobe Creative Products (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator) and expertise in After Effects is a MUST
  • 3D animation and software experience strongly preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of all social media platforms and latest trends




We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.