Motion Graphics Designer Full-time Job

1 week ago   IT & Telecoms   Abu Dhabi   17 views Reference: 36003
Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

Design and illustrate graphic components, including charts, diagrams, maps, and other visuals, to convey information with clarity and precision.

Work within the existing design principles of The National.

Analyze and annotate data to create captivating visual narratives that resonate with audiences.

Employ typography and design principles to craft engaging information graphics and data visualizations.

Develop and execute digital designs across various platforms, ensuring consistency and effectiveness on websites, mobile apps, and social media.

Generate creative concepts and ideas to drive the visual storytelling process, showcasing your unique creative skills.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including data journalists, web developers, and editors, to conceptualize and produce interactive data visualizations.

Innovate and implement creative solutions to enhance storytelling and audience engagement.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or related in Graphic Design or Motion Design.

Experience in journalism, with a portfolio of published work showcasing data-driven storytelling.

Demonstrated proficiency in creative infographics, typography, branding, and motion animation, showcased through a strong portfolio.

Proficiency in digital graphics software such as Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, XD, Figma) and familiarity with apps like Capcut, Flourish or Canva.

Knowledge of Digital Front End technologies such as CSS, HTML, and Javascript is appreciated but not required.

Enthusiastic, energetic, and creative thinker with a passion for pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling.

Commitment to staying updated on software and technologies relevant to digital graphics and animation.

Company Description
The National was founded in 2008, setting a new standard for quality journalism in the Middle East. The National is committed to delivering quality journalism to its international audiences, offering readers six dedicated editions UAE, US, UK, Gulf, Middle East North Africa and International - giving them a greater choice and accessibility in finding the news that matters most to them.
With bureaux in London, Washington DC, Beirut and correspondents in key cities worldwide, The National has developed a reputation for providing in-depth coverage and a window into the region. The National has also been extensively awarded for its design, reporting, photography, and video work, while its indisputable reputation for excellence appeals to business leaders and decision makers.
Publishing across all digital platforms, The National harnesses the latest multimedia tools website, App, Videos, and podcasts - while continuing to produce a print edition six days a week in the United Arab Emirates.
The National is owned by International Media Investments, a privately owned investment company focused on building a portfolio of quality media assets across the globe.
The National can be found online at www.thenationalnews.com and online app stores at TheNationalNews.