Motion Graphics / 2D Animator

Big Blue Communications is looking for a Motion Graphics / 2D Animator to help us visualise compelling messages that the world needs to hear.

You will create short animations, tutorials, website content, and social media clips. You will work with an international team spread across Bangladesh, the UK, and US.

We are looking for people who care about human development, and who are committed to supporting the development sector.

This is a 6-month contract. Candidates must 3+ years strong, relevant experience in working with an animation team or agency. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

You will need to submit a portfolio and showreel to be considered for this role.

Apply today if you can visualise the compelling messages that the world needs to hear.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver short animation films, animated tutorials, infographics, social media visuals, and edited film footage

  • Deliver to regular deadlines

  • Pitch ideas, create storyboards, and turn written messages into visuals

  • Actively participate in creative process

  • Manage files in a mix of Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Final Cut or Premier

  • Work daily with our production team

Required skills and experience

  • Proven portfolio of commercial work in animation, motion effects, video editing

  • 3+ years industry experience with an animation team or agency

  • Must have proven experience working as part of a team on commercial projects

  • Ability to manage and prioritise projects effectively and to meet deadlines

  • English language fluency

  • High proficiency in a mix of Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Final Cut and Premier

  • Excellent communicator and great team player

Why work with us

  • We work with some of the most reputable, exciting names in international development. We have clients worldwide from Ghana to the UK to Pakistan to Bangladesh. We have offices in four countries

  • We are a dynamic creative organisation supporting the development sector. This means you will work in an environment that combines media, the arts, and meaningful work

  • Remote and flexible online working across time zones

  • We work hard, but we deeply respect the work/life balance, promote success in a role, and reward excellence and productivity

Terms

  • Initial 6-month contract with a performance review after 3 months

  • 40-hour working week, with an average of 8 hours per day

  • Salary is commensurate with experience

  • Candidates must have the right to work in Bangladesh

How to apply

Fill in our job application form here

After you fill in the job application form, we will review your application. We will then contact ideal candidates for the next stage of the application process, when you will be asked to provide

  • Cover letter

  • Two-page (max) CV/resume

  • Portfolio link(s) or attach PDF (max 15MB)

  • 30-60-second showreel

If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to attend a first-round in-person interview in Dhaka (if practical) or Skype interview. Second-round interviews will be conducted by Skype with a Senior Partner.

About Big Blue Communications

Big Blue Communications helps partners to tell compelling stories. Dedicated to human development, we work primarily in the development sector with teams that want to change the world. These include international development organisations, NGOs, universities, and think tanks. Our core belief: clear, empathic communication can assist to overcome the world's major development challenges. In our operations, we value ethical behaviour that considers people and the planet. In our partnerships, we value trust, openness, and empathy.

Big Blue Communications promotes diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate based on race, colour, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability or sexual orientation. We actively support the empowerment of women in the workplace and society, and we encourage women to apply to work with us.