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Sr Motion Graphics Designer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10026077 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Nov. 10, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company’s Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits deliver.  

Disney Streaming encompasses the teams leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.

Job Summary:

The Senior Motion Graphics Designer is responsible for developing and creating motion graphics packages for branded videos, ideating and implementing both static and motion design content for social media platforms, building and maintaining style guides, as well as collaborating with team members and partners to produce the highest quality visual stories for our audiences. Reporting into the Manager, Graphic Design, this role will be joining a multidisciplinary team to create cutting edge visuals, pushing boundaries of entertainment content and technology in a fast paced consumer driven marketing environment.


We are looking for a motion designer who have excellent communication skills, excels in brainstorming and pitching new ideas, hungry to tell visual stories, able to follow through the entire creative cycle from developing concepts to final execution, constantly learning and evolving visually, and passionate about motion graphics, social media and new technologies. 3D and video editing skills are great bonus. If you are collaborative, self-motivated, can work independently and under pressure, open to feedback, and have great attention to details, this role may be a fit for you!

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

Focus on major areas of work, typically 20% or more of role time

Developing and creating motion graphics packages:

  • Establish overall look and feel and visual language for branded video content

  • Develop mood board/storyboards and create on-screen video graphics elements (including logo/title card animation, lower third, transitions, text templates, sponsorship implementation, end card animation)

  • Closely work with post-production team to build MOGRT templates

  • Troubleshoot and provide guidance to post-production team for motion graphics package usages, quality control, and package extension supervision

  • 40%

Brainstorming and executing social platforms motion content: 

  • Conceptualize and pitch social media motion graphics ideas to team and partners

  • Build mood board/ storyboard 

  • Create formatted IP toolkits for social platforms

  • Execute on motion graphics concept from scratch 

  • Assist in adding motion graphics to existing assets/illustrations 

  • Occasional video editing and post-production 

  • 40%

Building and maintaining style guides and assets:

  • Organize and oversee motion packages assets in shared portal

  • Build and upkeep on-screen graphics style guides 

  • 10%

Working with vendor to complete motion design projects

  • Be point of contact with vendor and provide art direction to motion projects

  • Compile and organize vendor deliveries and project files. Responsible for full project cycle including internal and partner reviews

  • 10%

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • 5+ years on-the-job experience a must

    • experience working in a highly-matrixed organization a plus

  • Solid portfolio with relevant examples of previous client work with strong sense of typography, layout, design, color theory, animation and style frames

  • Understand best practices for short-form content on social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter

  • Expertise in AfterEffects, Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere a must, understanding of a diverse range of motion design software, plugins, techniques and approach

  • 3D software, AR knowledge and skills are great bonus

  • Able to work under pressure and leave ego at the door, enjoy constructive feedback and collaboration

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-based, constantly evolving environment



  • B.A. in design, marketing, creative or relevant degree 

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney DTC LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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