Smartly.io is hiring a

Motion Graphics Designer

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time
Are you a Motion Designer who believes in merging technology, data and creativity? Do you have solid experience in producing high quality animations, and a drive to learn new applications to help your workflow? Are you looking to include digital work for global brands in your repertoire? Are you comfortable shaping conceptual ideas into fully developed animated social ad campaigns?

Smartly.io is looking for an imaginative Motion Designer who can handle the everyday production tasks of creating graphics and animation within our customers’ agreed guidelines. Your role will include strategic planning, storyboarding, production and presenting your work internally and/or externally. As a Motion Designer in our Creative Studio team, you will help our clients improve and plan their social advertising campaigns. You will consider the client’s current ads and partner with them to help set their visual strategy going forward. In addition, you will have the chance to work closely with our developers to create fully automated creative tools in our platform.

We're definitely looking for you, if you have:

  • At least 5 years’ of experience at an ad agency, digital agency, or an in-house team of an online advertiser (e-commerce, mobile apps, or gaming a huge plus)
  • Experience in creating tactical, direct response ads, as well as conceptual thinking, storyboarding and stunning branding
  • Knowledge of social media advertising, particularly Facebook and Instagram, including all ad formats and placements
  • Experience in video production, motion design and editing with Adobe Programs 
  • Experience in 3D animation is a nice-to-have
  • Experience in communicating with and advising social advertisers
  • Cross-functional mindset and experience in working with product managers and developers
  • Strong vision for branding and excellent eye for high-quality ads
  • Have strong time management skills, and the ability to work over multiple projects

As a Motion Designer at Smartly.io, you will

  • Join Smartly.io’s Creative Studio global team that creates and runs social media advertising on behalf of top global advertisers
  • Work with brands to design creatives and content for social advertising campaigns
  • Guide clients in the style, visual strategy and appearance of their digital advertising
  • Consult advertisers on creative best practices on Facebook and Instagram
  • Understand data and be able to take action based on the performance of your creative work
  • Organize and facilitate creative workshops and trainings for brands
  • Develop our creative offering together with the rest of our Global Creative Studio team
  • Master the Smartly.io platform’s creative features (like templates) and leverage them in daily creative work
  • Provide product feedback on the usability of the creative functionalities in the Smartly.io platform
  • Collaborate with regional customer teams on new business pitches

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Who we are

Powering beautifully effective ads - Smartly.io automates every step of social advertising to unlock greater performance and creativity.

We are a global team of over 350 Smartlies, building a platform that automates creative production and ad buying at scale. We are #1 in social advertising, managing 2.5 billion euros in ad spend and serving more than 650 brands worldwide, including eBay, Uber and TechStyle. Our team has footholds in 17 cities around the world and represents 54 different nationalities.

We are growing fast and hiring for many interesting positions globally. Learn more at smartly.io/careers and smartly.io/culturehandbook.

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Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities

Smartly.io is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities or special needs in our job application procedures and working environment. If you need assistance or have any questions please contact us at [email protected].

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