AVAILABLE POSITIONS Motion Graphics Artist

The vision for our global Marketing Creative Team at Zynga is informed by an aggressive pursuit of new and different ideas, rapid creative development, and efficient production. We develop creative executions across digital channels that invite and encourage millions of players worldwide to take part in our games, as well as keep players engaged, informed, and rewarded for their active participation. Our creative and production processes prioritize achieving both performance objectives and execution excellence, while we foster a collaborative culture that embraces and drives creative trends in the mobile marketing & acquisition space.

Zynga is seeking an exceptional individual in the role of Senior Motion Graphics Designer to join our creative marketing team where they will focus on the creation of engaging video marketing assets across our network of games. This individual will arrive at Zynga with a portfolio of work highlighting their ability to create engaging motion graphics that effectively communicate information and ideas to the viewers.

The Senior Motion Graphics Designer will be responsible for the conceptualization and production of video assets tied to marketing campaigns, featuring prominent clients, across the Zynga game portfolio. This individual will frequently be asked to deliver high quality, engaging videos on abbreviated timelines, working closely with other Motion Graphics Designers, Product Managers, and other team members. This individual will report to the Principal Animator.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create storyboards to communicate animation and visual intention to be reviewed by managers and licensors
  • Create animated video assets for new games and features to be shared in-game, on social media platforms, and on the iOS and Google app stores
  • Follow brand standards for external clients, as well as internal game and partner teams
  • Effectively communicate ideas to a wide variety of team personnel, such as product managers, designers, marketing channel owners and more
  • Keep track of current tasks through Jira Project Tracking Software

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 4+ years of motion graphics design experience
  • Advanced experience with Adobe After Effects (Creative Cloud); proficiency in Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Premiere Experience and a demonstrated understanding of 3D programs like Maya or Cinema 4D are a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of animation principles and a good eye for exciting and creative effects
  • Demonstrated exceptional design skills in composition, color theory, typography, visual hierarchy. A keen eye for detail and commitment to quality. You are an artist first and foremost!
  • Attentive to feedback and able to quickly iterate on projects in a manner that successfully addresses creative direction
  • A team player, who can take direction and execute against it with little assistance, but also work independently to offer well-rounded design solutions to design problems
  • Previous experience working on App Store creatives is a plus
  • Link to an online portfolio
  • Two references speaking to professional aptitude

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov.

Careers Category: Art & Animation

Careers location: Remote, US

Requisition ID: P210246

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov