Motion Graphics Designer - Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh · NC)

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
 The Motion Graphics Designer will serve as a leader in the space of motion graphics and animation for the Carolina Hurricanes and PNC Arena, responsible for producing engaging and professional motion graphics and animations. This role will report to the Senior Creative Director and will operate as the primary motion designer, working as part of the creative services team within the marketing department. This position will work to support various departmental and organizational needs in the form of graphics and animations for videos, web, LED digital boards and other visual communication and storytelling platforms. 
  • Serve as the primary motion designer within the creative services department 
  • Produce various motion graphic and animation assets for the Carolina Hurricanes various platforms like digital/social media, broadcast, arena video boards, on-ice projection, etc. 
  • Works closely with creative services team to identify creative visual storytelling opportunities for usage on various communications platforms. 
  • Contributes compelling and engaging content ideas for Canes’ digital platforms with goal of enhancing fan engagement and brand positioning strategy. 
  • Produce project files for creative services and video production staff.
  • Works with entertainment and production department to support and enhance various informational and entertainment needs in form of visual and motion graphics. 
  • Works with corporate partnerships team to produce various assets to help activate and support various sponsored campaigns. 
  • Maintains current technological advances pertaining to relevant software, video boards, etc.
  •  Minimum of three years of experience in a motion graphic design position. Experience in sports is preferred, but not required. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cinema 4D is required. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Daktronics software, Ross Xpression suite and Octane Render a plus. 
  • Must have a passion for doing quality work and excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience building various forms of animations, including but not limited to, broadcast commercials, in-arena ribbon boards, ice-projection, GIFs, as well as templates for video producers to utilize. 
  • Ability to work well with other departments, including marketing, entertainment, corporate sales, ticketing, etc. 
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Proficient in all aspects of graphic and video post-production
  • Able to take direction, be flexible with changing requests/edits/revisions, and meet deadlines 
  • Knowledge of video production workflow and social/digital content a plus 
  • Must pass a criminal background check
 Hurricanes Holding, LLC reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Hurricanes Holdings, LLC may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description. This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Have you ever been convicted or pled guilty to a crime excluding minor traffic offenses? If yes, fully explain. A conviction does not necessarily exclude you from employment.

  2. Have you previously been employed by PNC Arena? If so, when and in what department?

  3. Please supply a link to a portfolio website or examples of your work. In order to be considered you must provide examples of your work.