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Multimedia 3D Animator/Motion Graphics Designer

PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic

Marketing & Communications, Design
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Design · Salt Lake City, UT

Multimedia 3D Animator/Motion Graphics Designer

Multimedia 3D Animator/Motion Graphics Designer

Our multidisciplinary design team is looking for an innovative, collaborative, and creative Multimedia Animator/Motion Graphics Designer. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, creating, and executing animations that include realistic product models composited with graphic illustration elements that will be used across a variety of public platforms. As a part of the design team, you will work alongside fellow creatives, leadership, and neighboring departments to interpret and translate technical concepts into strong storytelling narratives for diverse audiences.

What you will be doing

This position will:

  • Collaborate closely with the Jr. Creative Director as well as the brand, UI/UX, and engineering teams to produce realistic product animations that highlight different features of our hardware and software products
  • Craft storyboards that act as visual guides to help develop animations with strong narratives
  • Act as the full pipeline for all animation projects, working from the initial ideation stages to the final outcome
  • Update and adjust our current library of animations formatted in Maya and Apple Motion software

About PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic is disrupting the world of automation with the first generalized platform for autonomy. Our first application for autonomy is buildings — the largest and most complex controlled infrastructure in the economy. Our culture is built on bringing together the most talented engineers, thinkers, and creatives — backed by the world’s leading investors — working collaboratively together to build the future we envision.

PassiveLogic’s infinitely configurable platform enables users to design their own custom autonomous systems. We've reinvented the fundamental principles of automation to replace legacy control logic with real-time control decisions at the edge, reducing the world’s carbon footprint, while paving the way for the future of smart cities. We are looking for team members who have a passion for technology and want to work on real-world solutions to some of the toughest problems.


You must have
  • B.S. or B.A. in 3D animation, motion graphics, film production, design, visual effects, visual communications, or related field
  • 3+ years of industry experience in a well-established visual effects/UI animator/3D animator role
  • Professional experience building animations and models in Autodesk Maya
  • Expertise in motion graphics and animation software (e.g., After Effects, Motion, Blender)
  • Experience working on multiple projects from start to finish in a deadline-driven environment with the ability to adapt to changing priorities while staying organized in a fast-paced environment
  • A portfolio that showcases your ability to execute a consistent design language, as well as that showcases your design skill & style in animation, motion design, videography, etc
  • An ability to think creatively and translate complex technological concepts into broadly comprehensible and visually appealing content for a wide audience.
  • Openness to participate in a feedback-based work process to guide improvements and drive growth
  • Strong ability to self-drive and self-manage
You should have
  • Professional experience animating UI layouts/designs
  • A strong understanding of visual storytelling, product branding, typography, and image/video composition as applied to animation and motion graphics
  • Expertise in creating models, textures, materials, and lighting
  • A strong desire for continued learning and open-mindedness to explore new software
  • Experience with a range of digital design software including Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign), Affinity Designer, Sketch, Canva, etc.)
  • Experience with Keyshot or similar 3D rendering software
  • Familiarity using Nuke compositing software in applications to create animations•
  • Strong ability to problem-solve
It’s helpful to have
  • An interest in human-centered design, sustainability, impact, green building
  • Experience using UX design software (e.g. Sketch, and Figma,)
  • Experience with Inventor/Solid-works or other 3D modeling software
  • Experience using Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or other video editing software
  • Experience in HVAC, building controls, graphic design for equipment manufacturers, etc.
  • A strong familiarity with MacOS
  • Startup experience

Compensation, Perks, & Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Equity share
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, FSA, HSA, Disability, and Term Life Insurance
  • Annual PTO front loaded on Day 1 (no accruals!)
  • Well stocked break room snacks and catered lunch Monday through Friday
  • Free ski passes (We are at the base of Big Cottonwood Canyon)
  • Free National Park passes
  • We push our performance personally as well as professionally, and we do respect flexible hours around well earned powder days

To apply for this position please send:
  • A cover letter telling us why you're the perfect candidate for PassiveLogic
  • A resume
  • A portfolio that showcases your ability to execute a consistent design language, as well as that showcases your design skill & style in animation, motion design, videography, etc
  • Extra mile — include a description of a project (of any type) you personally created, devised, built, managed, organized, or designed that was of your own self-initiative

[ex: We are looking for practitioners who are passionate about understanding people, committed to lifelong learning, and driven by the love of what they do. We know there are candidates who might not fit everything we’ve described above, or who might have experience and skills we haven’t considered. If that’s you, please apply.]

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is woven into our values and everything we do. We welcome all — come as you are and bring your whole self. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity every day by maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for our employees at every stage of their careers.

Unsolicited resumes sent to PassiveLogic, including unsolicited resumes sent to PassiveLogic business mailing address, fax machine, email address, or directly to PassiveLogic employees, will be considered PassiveLogic property. PassiveLogic will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Department
Design
Role
Video & Animation
Locations
Salt Lake City, UT

About PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic's mission is to empower people through generative autonomy to solve the world’s largest climate challenges. We are disrupting the world of automation with the first platform for generalized autonomy — and we're tackling buildings first. Buildings are the largest controlled infrastructure in the economy and they consume 41% of the world's energy resources. The opportunity for impact is unparalleled.

Our culture is built on bringing together the most talented engineers, thinkers, and creatives — backed by the world’s leading investors — working collaboratively across disciplines to make the future we envision a reality.

PassiveLogic’s infinitely configurable platform enables users to design their own custom autonomous systems. We've reinvented the fundamental principles of automation to replace legacy control logic with real-time control decisions at the edge, reducing the world’s carbon footprint, while paving the way for the future of smart cities. We are looking for team members who have a passion for technology and want to work on cutting-edge solutions to real-world problems.

Founded in 2016
Co-workers About 100
Design · Salt Lake City, UT

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